1. Terms and Conditions of Use of www.lawinfo24.com Websites - Editorial Guidelines
The Terms and Conditions of Use set forth herein apply to the entire group of Websites owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by www.lawinfo24.com (hereafter referred to as “lawinfo24 Websites”).
IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN FULL, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.
These terms periodically change. Your continued use of lawinfo24 Websites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.
2. The purpose of lawinfo24 Websites is to give the visitor links to other websites which could provide some information about laws and regulations; not to provide specific or general legal advice. The ideas, general principles and conclusions presented at this site may differ depending on local, state and federal laws and regulations and court cases. Because the law varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, is subject to varying interpretations, and is constantly changing, the user is urged to consult professional legal counsel in his or her Country, State or Province regarding the applicability of any points of law discussed on these websites to any specific or general problem. This website should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice.
3. Changes to site and these terms and conditions.
This Site and these Terms and Conditions may be changed by lawinfo24 Websites with or without notice. Please review this link on a regular basis for changes. Continued use of this Site following any change constitutes your acceptance of the change.
4. lawinfo24 Websites does not provide legal advice.
The information contained at lawinfo24 Websites has been prepared by lawinfo24 Websites as a service to its users and the Internet community and is not intended to constitute legal advice.
lawinfo24 Websites has used reasonable efforts in collecting, preparing and providing quality information and material, but does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained in or linked to this Website or any other lawinfo24 Website. Users of information from this Website or any other lawinfo24 Website or links do so at their own risk.
Any reference made by this Website or any other lawinfo24 Website to any specific commercial product, process, or service (or provider of such product, process or service) by trade name, trademark, hyperlink, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by lawinfo24 Websites. Content on this and any other lawinfo24 Websites may be provided by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of lawinfo24 Websites.
lawinfo24 Websites provides websites in which users supply the information in the directories of professionals and firms. lawinfo24 Websites does not refer attorneys, expert witnesses, recruiters, investigators, process servers, court reporters or others listed by lawinfo24 Websites to users. Because authentication on the Internet is difficult, lawinfo24 Websites cannot and does not confirm that any of our users are who they claim to be.
lawinfo24 Websites does not warrant the validity of the information, nor does it guarantee the quality of the work product. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a professional are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. Users should contact local bar associations and/or other applicable professional associations with regard to expert witnesses and other legal non-attorney professionals.
lawinfo24 Websites does not guarantee review of the contents of the listings which are provided by our users or any links to lawinfo24 Websites; lawinfo24 Websites is not responsible for any material or information contained in the linked sites or provided by our users.
A description or indication of limitation of practice by a professional does not mean that any agency or board has certified such professional as a specialist or expert in any indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such professional is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other professional. All potential clients are urged to conduct their own independent investigation and evaluation of any professional being considered.
lawinfo24 Websites does not warrant the truth or accuracy of what any users have represented to lawinfo24 Websites or what they have requested to be listed and made public on the Site.
Specifically, without in any way limiting any other provision of this Agreement, lawinfo24 Websites does not control, warrant, or guarantee the quality, safety or legality of the items advertised, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of any user to render professional services, or consumers of such services to purchase them. lawinfo24 Websites does not control, warrant, or guarantee that any User is who he or she claims to be or is not acting under false pretenses.
lawinfo24 Websites does not guaranty traffic to and from its listings or other form of advertisement nor does it guaranty its internet placement in the search engines for any keyword(s).
By using this Website, you are agreeing that under no circumstances will lawinfo24 Websites or its affiliates, be responsible for (1) any information contained on or omitted from the site(s), (2) any person's reliance on any such information, whether or not the information is correct, current or complete, (3) the consequences of any action you or any other person takes or fails to take, whether or not based on information provided by or as a result of the use of the Website and their affiliates also have no responsibility for (4) any person's satisfaction with any expert witness, consultant, provider, attorney, professional or law firm, whether relating to competence, diligence, or otherwise, (5) the results of any information, testimony or services provided, given by or representation from any expert, consultant, provider, attorney, professional, or law firm, or (6) the failure or refusal of any expert witness, consultant, provider, attorney, professional or law firm to respond to you.
If you choose to register a password protected firm, company or individual profile with lawinfo24 Websites or take advantage of such other services as may be offered only to users with a profile - you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself, your contact and office information and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. (For our Law firm directories, we do not accept PO Boxes as addresses and/or addresses that are not law firm offices.)
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, lawinfo24 Websites has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue; lawinfo24 Websites has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). lawinfo24 Websites is under no obligation to list a law firm, company or service. lawinfo24 Websites reserves the right to list law firms, companies or services at its sole discretion.
8.Free Basic listings
lawinfo24 Websites reserve the right to remove any free listing without prior notice. Companies and Law Firms posting/registering misleading, incorrect or fraudulent information, and /or entities known/recognized as scammers and/or spammers will have their listing immediately deleted from our database and website without warning.
9.Attorney Premium listings
Because we are committed to providing the best possible directory which contains valuable and accurate content for our visitors, we encourage you to comply completely with our Editorial Guidelines. We avoid any illicit practices that may damage the quality of lawinfo24 content. This is why we offer complimentary secretarial services and edit the Premium listings accordingly.
Our team will choose the precise key words, add the relevant content, verify the accuracy of all office addresses listed, and verify the selection of areas of practice. This data integrity check is done to ensure that you are represented correctly and the Premium listing receives the best possible search performance.
You are welcome to update your listing at any time and at no cost. Should you do so, we encourage you to review and follow our editorial guidelines.
10.Editorial Guidelines for Premium Listings:
Law firms, solo practitioners and their representative should not use any feature that is deceptive, misleading, manipulative, or that is likely to confuse the visitor. Main examples of misrepresentation are as follows: use of trade names or location in place of an actual law firm name (Ex. Divorce Center or Best Attorneys); selection of incorrect areas of practice and services, incorrect accreditation and representative clients; listing location(s) where they do not have the license to practice; and listing other law firms (partnerships) as your own office.
11.Banners and Top of Directory Positions
Users may purchase advertising.
Premium Listings, banners, and all top of the directory positions are not refundable. Any credit sent to lawinfo24 for advertising purchase is not refundable and should be used within a 1-years period from the day of payment for purchase of lawinfo24 advertising. Any credit acquired from previous purchases is not refundable and should be used within a 1-years period for purchase of lawinfo24 advertising. Any offer is valid for a period of 3 days from the receipt of an email or invoice. Terms are subject to change without notice after the 3 day period.
12. lawinfo24 Websites screens all listing applicants for validity and reserves the right to refuse to post your listing or to remove your listing, at our discretion, if you do not adhere to our editorial guidelines, or should we determine your law practice or business is not legitimate or misrepresents its business, services, etc. in any manner.
13.No SEO techniques allowed
Any listing, article or employment ad containing repetition of keywords or similar spamming tricks or technique in order to try improving search engine ranking will be removed without notice from our directories. Premium listings will be reinstated after proper cleaning of the keyword stuffing.
Material available in lawinfo24 Websites is protected by copyright law. Copyright (c) 2014 - 2015 lawinfo24 Websites. All rights reserved.
Banner advertisements are created using the art or pictures that are found on you website. In accepting our banner, you acknowledge that you have the copyright to such images or pictures. If you do not have the copyright, you need to notify lawinfo24 upon placing of an order for the banner.
16. By participating in lawinfo24 Websites, you agree not to use any our websites to do any of the following:
1) upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that:
violates any local, state, federal, or international laws.
infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party.
harms, threatens, defames, promotes violence or illegal activities, or is otherwise vulgar, obscene, abusive, harassing, tortuous, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethically or otherwise objectionable...
links directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link...
contains any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, government issued tax or identification numbers and credit card numbers...
contains Website viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer Website or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or to extract information from our Website...
contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation...
you do not have a right to transmit under any law (i.e. intellectual property laws) or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (i.e. non-disclosure Agreements)...
in the sole judgment of lawinfo24 Websites, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying our Website, or which may expose lawinfo24 Websites, our affiliates, or our Users to any harm or liability of any type...
2) use our content to:
develop a competing website or help anyone else to do the same.
create compilations or derivative works as defined under copyright laws.
re-distribute it in any manner, including, but not limited to, sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other distribution mechanism.
decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer our Website and any related Website.