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1070-1 Tunnel Road,
Suite 10, Unit 353
Asheville, NC 28805
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The terms and conditions of use included in this Web Site User Agreement, ("Agreement") apply to all the pages contained in this web site, CuttingEdgeLaw.com. By using this web site, you affirm that you have read the terms and conditions of use as stated in this Agreement and you have agreed to accept them.
We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions of use of CuttingEdgeLaw.com web site at any time. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement from time to time to keep informed of any changes. If you continue to use CuttingEdgeLaw.com web site after changes have been made to the Agreement, it will mean that you have agreed to accept those changes.
Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us at CuttingEdgeLaw.com. Our Privacy Notice is incorporated into this agreement. If you do not agree to and accept the practices described in our Privacy Notice, then please don't use the site.
LINKS, ADVICE & OPINIONS
Our website may contain links or references to professionals, other sites and resources on the Internet controlled by third parties. These links do not constitute an endorsement by CuttingEdgeLaw.com. Links do not imply that CuttingEdgeLaw.com sponsors, is affiliated or associated with, or otherwise recommends, certifies or endorses the third-party link or website, except as specifically noted. If you have a concern about a link provided, please notify us. CuttingEdgeLaw.com reserves the right to terminate links with any third parties or other websites. CuttingEdgeLaw.com makes no representations about the content, functionality or practices of third-party sites.
CuttingEdgeLaw.com does not endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through our website. If you rely upon any such advice, opinions, statement or other information, that is at your own risk and you agree that CuttingEdgeLaw.com shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage related to any advice, opinions, statements or other information displayed or distributed on our website.
Although the information provided on our website is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, CuttingEdgeLaw.com cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness, completeness or appropriateness of any information for your particular situation. No internet site can substitute for the advice of an experienced lawyer who is fully informed about your particular situation.
When the User visits CuttingEdgeLaw.com or sends emails to us this communication is being sent to us electronically and establishes a standard means of communicating with each other. We agree to communicate electronically, unless we specifically agree that we will switch to hard copy communications.
The User may make the request electronically, but will need a hardcopy confirmation from CuttingEdgeLaw.com before communication in that manner may begin.
Pursuant to the Electronic Signatures in Global and International Commerce Act, electronic signatures, such as clicking “I Agree,” and the like will have the same binding effect as a handwritten signature on a hard copy, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Any notice submitted electronically with an attachment will not be received or processed.
HOW YOU CAN USE THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE
This web site is provided for your personal use. All of the information and materials contained in this web site may be copied or downloaded for your personal use as long as the information is not altered in any way, and the copyright information remains intact and is included with anything you copy, download or reproduce. The information that must remain intact and be included is: All copyright, trademark, service mark, and other proprietary information as well as the contact information for CuttingEdgeLaw.com.
If you would like to use any of the information or materials contained in this web site for commercial purposes, please contact us at publisher@CuttingEdgeLaw.com and we will happily consider your request. Intellectual property of CuttingEdgeLaw.com may not be used in any way that causes confusion among clients or customers, or disparages or discredits CuttingEdgeLaw.com.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICES
The content, organization, graphics, text, articles, blogs, columns, images, videos, audio, design, compilation, collections, advertising and all other elements and material comprising CuttingEdgeLaw.com, including the "look and feel" of our website, are protected under applicable copyrights and other proprietary rights and are owned by CuttingEdgeLaw.com. Some of the material is also owned by the author. You must abide by all copyright notices or restrictions contained on our website.
Information that you communicate or transmit to or from CuttingEdgeLaw.com is not confidential except as otherwise stated in this agreement. When you communicate or transmit information or materials to CuttingEdgeLaw.com, you grant to us a license to use that information and material. You waive all rights to any claims against CuttingEdgeLaw.com for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights associated with communications that you have sent to us.
Types of communications and transmissions include articles you’ve submitted, email correspondence, discussion board postings, chat room transcripts, and the like. There are no relationships, duties, responsibilities, or obligations of any kind between you and CuttingEdgeLaw.com that are created by your communications and transmissions to us or by our subsequent use of such information and materials.
While communicating with or transmitting information and materials to us, you may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead CuttingEdgeLaw.com, or our readers. You may not communicate or transmit any information or materials in which you do not own or control the rights, are inaccurate, violate this agreement, or injure any person or entity. You agree to indemnify CuttingEdgeLaw.com for all claims resulting from the information and materials you supply.
Although we are not obligated to do so, CuttingEdgeLaw.com does regularly monitor and review the information and material that is posted on our web site. We may remove any information or materials that are posted to our site without notice. If these terms are unacceptable to you, you must NOT communicate or transmit any information or materials to us.
Our posting policies prohibit false, defamatory, offensive or inflammatory communications or those which violate the privacy of another person. If you are offended by a piece of content, please notify us at publisher@CuttingEdgeLaw.com.
CuttingEdgeLaw.com is not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to any information or materials posted by others, including defamatory, offensive or illicit material, or even material that violates this Agreement.
Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other destructive software, we do not guarantee or warrant that our website or materials downloaded from the website do not contain such destructive features. If you discover such software in your downloads, please notify us immediately so we can take action to protect others.
HYPERLINKS AND FRAMING
You may create a hyperlink to the home page of CuttingEdgeLaw.com so long as the link does not portray CuttingEdgeLaw.com in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may NOT frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any intellectual property or proprietary information of CuttingEdgeLaw.com and our affiliates without express written consent.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
CuttingEdgeLaw.com may have hyperlinks to other web sites that are unaffiliated with us and are owned and operated by another web company. We have provided these hyperlinks for your convenience only. We do not examine or evaluate these web sites so when you visit them and use them, you do so at your own risk. We do not endorse anything on those web sites nor are we responsible for the content, function, performance, or security of those sites.
LAWFUL AND PERMISSIBLE USE/INDEMNIFICATION
All users agree to use CuttingEdgeLaw.com for lawful purposes and for those purposes specified in this Agreement and on this web site only. User agrees to indemnify and hold CuttingEdgeLaw.com harmless for any and all claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, which arise out of the User’s unlawful or impermissible use of this site.
Data gathering and extraction tools are strictly prohibited! The use of any spider, robot, manual process, or other automated device to monitor or copy our web pages or its contents is strictly prohibited! You may not use any meta tags or an other “hidden text” with CuttingEdgeLaw.com’s name, trademark, or service mark without the express written consent of CuttingEdgeLaw.com.
You are strictly prohibited from communicating, transmitting, or posting to or from CuttingEdgeLaw.com any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any laws. Additionally, you may not, without our express written approval, publish or distribute any information or material which is advertising, promoting, or soliciting goods, services, or money. You may include in your communications a signature line which includes a link to your web site or your email address as long as your signature line accompanies a valuable contribution to our web site as determined by us at our sole discretion.
SPECIAL PROHIBITION FOR MINORS
CuttingEdgeLaw.com cannot prevent minors from visiting our web site. Parents, guardians or those legally responsible for supervising minors must control what access the minors have to our web site and determine what information and materials are appropriate for the minors to access, view, or purchase. If you are a minor and are reading this, you MUST leave this site and seek the permission of your parent or guardian before reentering this site. Minors under age 13 are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us, and from using our interactive areas; any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted, or retained by us. If you are on this site, you affirm that you have received permission to be on this site and are visiting our site with your parent or guardian.
TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT/USER RESTRICTION
Either CuttingEdgeLaw.com or User may terminate this agreement without notice and at any time. The User’s access to the site may be restricted or this Agreement may be terminated by CuttingEdgeLaw.com, if in its sole discretion, it finds the User’s conduct to be unacceptable or in violation of any terms or conditions of this Agreement.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
In the unlikely event of any litigation that may arise between the User and CuttingEdgeLaw.com, the User agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of North Carolina and be governed by the laws of the United States and the state of North Carolina. Both parties further agree that no lawsuit will be filed prior to exploring the options of mediation, collaborative law, or arbitration as a means of resolving their dispute.
The User of this web site agrees to use this site at his or her own risk. Do not rely on the contents of this web site for personal, medical, legal, or financial decisions. Neither CuttingEdgeLaw.com, its suppliers nor its affiliates are guaranteeing that the information, products or services contained on this web site are up to date, accurate, reliable, or appropriate for your situation.
It is not possible for us to control your access to our web site nor is it possible for us to know everything that is accurate, permissible, or applicable in every area of the world. Therefore, it is your responsibility to be familiar with what is accurate, permissible, and applicable in the area from which you are accessing this web site. If this web site or agreement violates anything, you are NOT to visit this web site or use its contents. You are to adhere to the laws of the area from which you are accessing this web site and determine your rights and responsibilities accordingly.
Additionally, we provide all products and services "as is" except where there is a specific warranty. We don't intend to make any warranties about the information that appears on this web site or are linked to or from our site. If you rely on any of the information, products, or services and experience a loss, we won't be responsible for damages, especially your lost profits. We try to keep our site operational at all times but we can't be responsible for any losses you experience because of the use, performance or malfunction of our web site, nor will we be liable for tortious or negligent acts. Even if you write to us and tell us that you are relying on our information, products, and services and that you may be damaged as a result, we will not accept that liability. We created this site as an educational service to the public; if you don't like the web site or the terms of this user agreement, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using the site.
This agreement and its attachments constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of CuttingEdgeLaw.com. This agreement supersedes all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to the subject matter of this agreement and CuttingEdgeLaw.com. Also, the waiver by CuttingEdgeLaw.com of anything in this agreement will not mean that it is waived for the future. Finally, if any term in this agreement is determined to be unenforceable, that term will be considered automatically deleted from this agreement and the rest of the agreement will remain in full force and effect.
OPTING OUT/DATABASE CORRECTIONS
With the exception of notifications about service or policy changes, you may opt out of any email correspondence with us without losing your permission to use our site. You may submit requests for corrections to your personal information at any time to publisher@CuttingEdgeLaw.com.
CuttingEdgeLaw.com would like to know if you believe that your intellectual property has been infringed upon in any way on our web site. Please notify us at publisher@CuttingEdgeLaw.com if you have any complaints. They will be resolved immediately.
If you believe in good faith that materials on our site infringe on your copyright, you may send us a notice at the address set forth below, in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, requesting that we remove or block access to the infringing material. Your notice shall include the following information:
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- the URL or other information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material that you claim is infringing;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf; and
- an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
- your address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
Notices should be sent to: CuttingEdgeLaw.com, 1070-1 Tunnel Road, Suite 10, Unit 353, Asheville, NC 28805 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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