Legal Notice

Legal Notice

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE AND DISCLAIMERS (“Terms of Use”)

 

Introduction
Your use of this Internet web site (the “Site”) is subject to the following Terms of Use. Please read them carefully, as they may have changed since your last visit. Your use of this Site indicates your acceptance of these terms. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, THEN DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

This Site was created by Sherin and Lodgen LLP (the “Firm”) and, except as otherwise indicated, is Copyright 2018, Sherin and Lodgen LLP, All Rights Reserved. Materials copyrighted by other parties are used with their permission.

The Site does not provide legal advice; you are not entering into an attorney-client relationship by using the Site.

The content of this Site is for informational purposes only and does not convey legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice of any kind. Your use of this Site does not create a lawyer-client relationship between you and the Firm, nor will any information you submit to us via this Site or by electronic mail be considered a lawyer-client communication or otherwise be treated as confidential or privileged unless you are an existing client of the Firm. If you wish to engage the firm, or if you have legal questions, please contact us directly.

Advertising disclaimer
The content of this Site may be considered advertising for legal services under the laws and rules of professional conduct of the jurisdictions in which we practice.

The content of this Site concerns topics selected by the Firm for dissemination to the general public, and is offered on a blind basis, without any knowledge as to your industry, identity or specific circumstances. The application and impact of relevant laws will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. There may be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in information contained on this Site. The content of this Site should not be relied upon or used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisors.

Use License
The Firm grants you the non-exclusive permission to view this Site and to print individual pages from this Site for your own personal, noncommercial use, provided that you agree to and accept without modification the notices, terms and conditions set forth in this agreement.

As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to us that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

Copyrights
The Site, and all materials on this Site, including articles, press releases, memoranda, photographs, designs, illustrations, images and text are the copyrighted property of the Firm and its affiliates, or third party content providers.  You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, material, software, products and services or services from this Site.  For purposes of these Terms of Use, any use of the materials contained on this site or any other website or for any other purposes except as provided in the Use License is expressly prohibited.

Trademarks
The trademarks, service marks and logos (the “Trademarks”) used and displayed on this Site are trademarks of the Firm and others.  Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site, without the prior written permission of the Trademark owner.  The Firm name may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission from the Firm.  The Firm prohibits use of any links to the site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by the Firm in writing.  Fair use of the Firm’s Trademarks requires proper acknowledgment.

Feedback
Any comments or feedback you provide to the Firm regarding the Site or the Firm’s products or services are deemed to be non-confidential.  This includes suggestions, ideas, comments or other submissions to the Firm, whether through the Site or otherwise.  The Firm shall be free to use such comments or feedback on an unrestricted basis, without compensation to you.  You agree that no comments or feedback submitted by you to the Firm will violate the rights of any third parties, including copyright, trademark, patent, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights.

Disclaimers of Warranties /Limitation of Liability
While the Firm uses reasonable efforts to confirm the reliability and accuracy of information on the Site, there is no guaranty that such information is accurate, and therefore all information is provided on an “as is” basis.

THE FIRM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OR SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SITE, OR THE SUITABILITY OF THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE.  ALL SUCH MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  THE FIRM SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.  THE FIRM SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE, FOR YOUR ACTION OR INACTION IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE (INCLUDING YOUR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THROUGH THIS SITE) OR FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR DATA OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE.  YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER THE FIRM, ITS AFFILIATES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, YOUR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THROUGH THIS SITE, THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR OTHERWISE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES.

YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.

SOME STATES AND/OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE FIRM’S LIABILITY IS  LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Firm harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about the Firm or this agreement, please call us at617.646.2000 or send us an e-mail at communications@sherin.com.  Although the Firm will in most circumstances be able to receive your e-mail or other information provided through this Site (including, without limitation, service requests and other submissions), the Firm does not guarantee that it will receive all such e-mail or other information timely and accurately and shall not be legally obligated to read, act on or respond to any such e-mail or other information.  Be aware that the Internet e-mail typically is not secure.

Please note that when you contact us you do not create an attorney-client relationship unless you reach an agreement with the Firm to handle a particular matter.  Please do not send any Confidential Information until a formal attorney-client relationship has been formed.

Jurisdiction and Governing Laws
You agree that this agreement and your use of this Site are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA.  You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts, tribunals, agencies and other dispute resolution organizations in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA in all disputes arising out of, relating to, or in any manner concerning this Site and/or this agreement.  Use of this Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give full effect to all provisions of this agreement, including without limitation this paragraph and the warranty disclaimers and liability exclusions above.  The Firm has endeavored to comply with all legal requirements known to it in creating and maintaining this Site, but makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction.  You are responsible for compliance with applicable laws.   Any use in contravention of this provision or any provision of this agreement is at your own risk and, if any part of this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall govern such use.

This Site may contain links to other resources on the Internet. Those links are provided for informational purposes to help you locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. By providing such links, the Firm does not intend to imply that the Firm sponsors, endorses or is otherwise associated with the material contained in the links, and is not responsible for the content contained on such links.

Miscellaneous
You agree that the Firm may at any time and without notice change the terms, conditions and notices under which this Site is offered.  The Firm reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny access to the Site or any portion thereof to any person or user without notice.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, agency or attorney-client relationship exists between you and the Firm as a result of this agreement or your use of this Site.

The Firm’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of the Firm’s right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this Site or information provided to or gathered by the Firm with respect to such use.

This agreement and the Firm Privacy Policy constitutes the entire agreement between you and The Firm with respect to this Site.  This agreement and the Firm Privacy Policy supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and the Firm with respect to this Site.  No modification of this agreement shall be effective unless it is authored by the Firm or its affiliates, or unless it is physically signed by a Firm officer.  Any alleged waiver of any breach of this agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any future breach.  A printed version of this agreement and/or of any notice given by the Firm in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement or your use of this Site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained by the Firm in printed form.

This document was last updated on August 15, 2018.

Copyright 2018 Sherin and Lodgen LLP.  All Rights Reserved.

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