This Website, www.theworldlawgroup.com (“Website”), is owned and operated by World Law Group, Ltd. (“WLG”). This Website is maintained for the benefit of the WLG, its member firms and other users.
WLG is a network of independent law firms. WLG does not practice law nor is it a law firm nor a partnership of law firms. The member firms within WLG practice law and in doing so act independently of WLG and of each other. Your mere use of this Service does not create an attorney-client relationship with WLG or any of its members.
ACCESS TO THIS SERVICE (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) AND THE USE OF INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE (OR PORTIONS THEREOF), IS NOT INTENDED, AND IS PROHIBITED, WHERE SUCH ACCESS OR USE VIOLATES APPLICABLE LAWS OR REGULATIONS.
All references on the Service to information, materials, and services apply to information, materials and services available in the countries or jurisdictions specified with respect to such information only, unless otherwise stated. This Service is for informational purposes only.
Unless otherwise indicated, the Service and its design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Service are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of WLG or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner and is protected pursuant to copyright and trademark laws. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
The posting of any such elements on the Service does not constitute a waiver of any right in such elements. You do not acquire ownership rights to any such elements viewed through the Service. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of these elements may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission. Except as specifically stated here, nothing on the Service shall be construed as granting any license under any intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise.
WORLD LAW GROUP, the WLG logo, all page headers, all custom graphics, all button icons, all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on the Service, unless otherwise noted, are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of WLG (the "Marks"). All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the Service are the property of their respective owners. You agree not to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You agree not to display or use trademarks, product names, company or firm names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners without the prior written permission of such owners. You agree not to use any WLG trademark or graphic or any other trademark or graphic that appears within the Service as a hyperlink to the Website or any other website. The use or misuse of the Marks or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.
You hereby grant such rights and permissions as necessary for us to use as contemplated herein, any content you upload, post, or otherwise submit to Website or other component of the Service, including the right to edit, copy, transmit, publish, display, modify, distribute, create derivative works from and develop such content and to transfer such content to third parties. You have sole responsibility and liability for all content you upload, post, or otherwise submit to the Service, including the obligation to obtain in advance any necessary approvals and authorizations required to post such content.
Copyright Infringement Policy
WLG respects the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, WLG has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide WLG’s Copyright Agent the following information: A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; a description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; a description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material (including the URL (i.e., web page address) or other description of the location where the material exists); your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. WLG’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at World Law Group, One Metro Center, 700 12th Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005, Attn: Copyright Agent. WLG will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Counter-Notification. If you believe that any copyrighted work of yours that was removed is not infringing, or that you have the appropriate rights from the copyright owner or third party, or pursuant to the law, to post and use such material, you may send a counter notification containing the following information to the Copyright Agent: your physical or electronic signature; identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or disabled; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the material; and your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, along with a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the United States federal court in the commonwealth or state you are located or of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
If a counter notification is received by the Copyright Agent, we shall send a copy of such counter notification to the original notifying party. The original notifying party shall have ten (10) business days to file an action for copyright infringement and seek a court order against the content provider or user posting such material. If no such infringement action is filed within such 10 business days, we may, in its sole discretion, reinstate the removed material or cease disabling such material.
In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, we shall, in appropriate circumstances, terminate access, at our sole discretion, of any user that we find to be a repeat infringer of others copyrights. We may also, in our sole discretion, limit or fully terminate access to the Website or Services of any user infringing the intellectual property rights of others, regardless of whether such user is repeat offender or not.
You agree that you will comply with any security processes and procedures (such as passwords) specified by WLG with respect to access to or use of the Service. Certain areas of the Service may be password-protected. You may not attempt to access any password-protected areas of the Service without authorization. If you are permitted to have an account on the Service, you are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you are responsible for keeping your account password secure.
The Service may contain links and/or advertisements to other websites of member firms within WLG.
We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such websites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such websites.
Such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, completeness or conformance with applicable laws and regulations by us. We do not make any representations whatsoever, or give any warranties of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise about other websites which you may access through the Service, the content thereof, or the products and/or services made available through such websites. If you decide to leave our Service and access these other websites, you do so at your own risk. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such websites will apply to you while on such websites.
Links From Other Web Sites
Any link to this Website without our written permission is prohibited. Notwithstanding authorization to link to the Service, linking to any page other than the initial start page of www.theworldlawgroup.com is prohibited. Persons providing access to this Website via link from another website are solely responsible for the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services of, or available through, the source website and for any representations made or impressions created concerning WLG.
Authorization by us to link to this Website, if provided by written permission, is given without assumption of any liability by us relating to such links, and we hereby disclaim any such liability. We reserve the right to withdraw any authorization to link to this Website at any time and for any reason.
The Service is for business and commercial purposes.You affirm that you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms. This Service is not intended for children under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under 18 years of age, then please exit now and do not use the Service.
Data Protection Consent
Any communication or material you post or transmit to us over the Internet is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose.
Posting or transmittal of any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.
We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor your communications with us whether by mail, voice, fax, email or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs.
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE OR ITS CONTENTS, WHICH ARE PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE." WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SERVICE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE AND ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. WE ALSO MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THE SERVICE, OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. YOU ACCEPT THAT OUR SHAREHOLDERS, OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE THE BENEFIT OF THIS CLAUSE.
It is your responsibility to evaluate (or take professional advice on) the accuracy and completeness of all information, statements, opinions and other material on the Service or any website with which it is linked.
Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected by these provisions, and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
Exclusion Of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws we, on behalf of our employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or any website with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking as you consider necessary. Price and availability of information, materials, products and/or services is subject to change without notice.
Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, the total maximum liability of WLG is limited, in WLG’s sole discretion, to either (i) repair of any affected materials or part thereof; or (ii) replacement of any affected materials or part thereof.
If you are a consumer, the provisions in these Terms are intended to be only as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of your state of residence. Certain states, like New Jersey, have heightened consumer protection laws that may make certain terms within these Terms inapplicable to you. Specifically, if you are a New Jersey consumer, certain terms do not limit or waive your rights as a consumer under New Jersey law and the provisions in these Terms are intended to be only as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey. No provision of these Terms shall limit or waive your rights as a consumer under the law of your state of residence. In any event, WLG reserves all rights, defenses and permissible limitations under the law of your state of residence.
Indemnity And Release
You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our shareholders, owners, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms or your access or use of the Service or any of the information, materials, products or services available through the Service. We shall provide notice to you promptly of any claim, suit or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
Modification And Discontinuation
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Service (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through the Service (or any part thereof), We may notify you of any such changes, at our discretion. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information provided by you to us are not confidential and you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free license to distribute, publish, modify, edit or otherwise use your submissions. We shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without any acknowledgement of or compensation to you.
You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all devices and other equipment and software, and all WiFi, digital, internet service provider, mobile service, and other services needed for your access to and use of the Service and you will be responsible for all charges related to them. You are also solely responsible for maintaining adequate up to date firewalls, virus and malware blocking software on each of your devices.
Terms Applicable if Accessing Services through an Android Device
If you are accessing or using the Service through an Android device, you acknowledge that Google Inc.’s Terms of Service (see: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/) are incorporated herein by reference, and you agree to be bound thereto.
Terms Applicable if Accessing Services through Apple iOS
If you are accessing or using the Service through an Apple device, the following applicable additional terms and conditions are applicable to you and are incorporated into the Terms by reference:
(i) To the extent that you are accessing the Service through an Apple device, you acknowledge that these Terms are entered into between you and WLG, that Apple, Inc. (“Apple”) is not a party to these Terms other than as third-party beneficiary as contemplated below.
(ii) The license granted to you under these Terms is subject to the permitted Usage Rules set forth in the App Store Terms of Service (see: http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/us/terms.html) and any third-party terms of agreement applicable to the Service.
(iii) You acknowledge that WLG, and not Apple, is responsible for providing the Service and content thereof.
(iv) You acknowledge that Apple has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance or any support services to you with respect to the Service.
(v) To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the Service.
(vi) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, and subject to the terms in these Terms, you acknowledge that, solely as between Apple and WLG, WLG and not Apple is responsible for addressing any claims you may have relating to the Service, or your possession and/or use thereof, including, but not limited, to: (i) product liability claims, (ii) any claim that the Service fails to confirm to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation.
(vii) Further, you agree that if the Service, or your possession and use of the Service, infringes on a third-party's intellectual property rights, you will not hold Apple responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claims.
(viii) You acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple’s subsidiaries, are third-party beneficiaries of these Terms, and that, upon your acceptance of these Terms, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against you as a third-party beneficiary thereof.
(ix) When using the Service, you agree to comply with any and all third-party terms that are applicable to any platform, website, technology or service that interacts with the Service.
By accessing the Service you agree that any disputes or claims arising under or relating to this agreement or its breach shall be submitted to and resolved exclusively by arbitration conducted in accordance with American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration Rules. A single arbitrator appointed under such rules shall conduct the arbitration. Arbitration shall take place in New York, NY, U.S.A. The award of the arbitrator shall be final and binding upon the parties. Judgement may be entered thereon in any court of competent jurisdiction. The foregoing notwithstanding, you or we shall have the right, at any time to apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for injunctive or other preliminary relief. The laws of the State of Delaware, U.S.A., shall govern the construction or interpretation of these Terms.
Disclaimers As To Compliance With Other Laws
This Website is operated from Texas, U.S.A. Access to, or use of, the Service or information, materials, products and/or services on the Service may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Website. We make no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in any location.
We may assign, novate or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms at any time.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users or members of the Service. WLG reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
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