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You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks (such as the name and logo or other trade names appearing on the websites) for any reason without written permission from Wordsworth Law Publications. The software that operates the websites and all digital applications is proprietary software and you may not use it except as expressly allowed under these Terms of Use. You may not copy, reverse engineer, modify or otherwise deal with the software.

 

Wordsworth Law Publications grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of these websites and reports, subject to these Terms of Use. By clicking the "Accept" button when you register, you are enterning into a subscription License ("License") with Wordsworth Law Publications. The License covers your use of the website and reports.Registration means you agree to the terms and conditions of this License contained herein. Your limited membership subscription license is non-exclusive, not transferrable, and may not be sub-licensed. This means the License is limited to you and you may not share your password or allow access to the website or reports through a netword or other means. You agree to make reasonable efforts to protect the confidentiality of your password, and agree not to permit any other person, including co-employees or others, or any entity to use your password to access the website or reports.

 

These websites and any portion of them may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, downloaded, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Wordsworth Law Publications. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout and form) of Wordsworth Law Publications without the express written consent of Wordsworth Law Publications. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Wordsworth Law Publications’ name or Marks without the express written consent of Wordsworth Law Publications. Any unauthorized use terminates the license granted by Wordsworth Law Publications.

 

You may retrieve and display the website or digital content on a computer screen or mobile device, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store the pages in electronic form on your computer or mobile device for your personal, non-commercial use. You may use the digital applications only on devices for which they were intended, for your personal, non-commercial use and on no more than five separate devices.

 

You may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any website or digital content, except as expressly permitted above. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions in the previous sentence, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from Wordsworth Law Publications:

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  • Remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any copies of the website or digital content made under these Terms of Use.

Any use of website or digital content not specifically permitted above is expressly prohibited.

 

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You are responsible for keeping your information and passwords up to date and confidential. Certain areas or features of the websites and digital applications may only be open to registered users. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of and access to your user name and/or password. You agree to immediately notify Wordsworth Law Publications if you become aware of the loss, theft or unauthorized use of any password, user ID or e-mail address or of any website or digital content. You will provide Wordsworth Law Publications with accurate, complete registration information and inform Wordsworth Law Publications of any changes to this information. For the purpose of confirming your compliance with these Terms of Use, Wordsworth Law Publications reserves the right to monitor and record activity on the websites and digital applications, including access to the websites and digital applications.

 

Each registration and subscription is for your own use only. You may not share your log in details or password with any other person. You may not share or transfer your subscription. Wordsworth Law Publications does not allow multiple users (networked or otherwise) to access the site and/or any digital content through a single name and password and may cancel or suspend your access to the websites or digital applications if you do this.

 

You are responsible for any fees that are payable. Access to some website and digital content may be subject to a fee. All payments (including any applicable taxes) must be made in advance. You are responsible for the payment of all charges associated with the use, by you or someone else, of the websites and digital applications using your information.

 

If your use of the website is terminated by Wordsworth Law Publications, you will be entitled to receive a refund of any credits or pre-payments that remain unused at the time of termination unless this use is terminated because you are in breach of these Terms of Use. You will continue to be responsible for any fees or other charges you have incurred prior to the termination.

 

You may be able to use the websites to purchase products or services from Wordsworth Law Publication’s third party partners. In that event, your contract for the products will be with the third party partner and not with Wordsworth Law Publications.

 

All refunds are at the discretion of Wordsworth Law Publications. Any refunds can only be made to the credit/debit/charge card that was used for the original purchase.

 

You are responsible for all content you post. The websites and digital applications may include comments capability, blogs, bulletin boards, discussion groups and other public areas or features that allow feedback to Wordsworth Law Publications and interaction between users and Wordsworth Law Publications representatives ("Blogs or Forums"). While Wordsworth Law Publications does not control the posted information/materials (“Message”), it reserves the right (which it may exercise at its sole discretion without notice) to delete, move or edit this content and to terminate your access to and use of the Blogs or Forums. You may not:

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  • Collect or store other users' personal data; and/or
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Blogs or Forums.

 

By submitting Messages to any Blog or Forum you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Wordsworth Law Publications from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of any Messages posted or published by you that are in breach of these Terms of Use.

 

Wordsworth Law Publications has no control over individuals posting Messages on any Blog or Forum. Wordsworth Law Publications cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any Messages. Some users may breach these terms and post Messages that are misleading, untrue or offensive. You must bear all risk associated with your use of the Blog or Forum and should not rely on Messages when you make (or refrain from making) any decision including litigation or medical or insurance or other decision.

 

By submitting a Message to a Blog or Forum you are granting Wordsworth Law Publications a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the Message in whole or in part, and in any form. This may include personal information such as your user or pen name and your expressions of opinion. Wordsworth Law Publications reserves the right to contact you by email about your use of the Blogs or Forums. You waive any moral or legal rights that you may have in regard to the Messages you submit.

 

It is not possible for Wordsworth Law Publications to fully and effectively monitor Messages infringement of third-party rights. If you believe that any content infringes your legal rights, you should notify Wordsworth Law Publications immediately. Repeated non-meritorious notifications that are an abuse of Wordsworth Law Publications will result in your access to the Blogs or Forums being terminated.

 

Although we make every effort to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the websites and digital applications and all content, Wordsworth Law Publications makes no warranty, express or implied concerning website or digital content, any digital application, the websites or any software that are made available through the websites (the " Services"), which are provided "as is." Wordsworth Law Publications expressly disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability. In no event will Wordsworth Law Publications, its affiliates or other suppliers be liable for direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) that may arise directly or indirectly from the use of (or failure to use) or reliance on the Services, even if Wordsworth Law Publications has been advised of the possibility that this damages may arise. Wordsworth Law Publications does not guarantee the accuracy, content, or timeliness of the Services or that they are free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties.

 

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Medical, legal, technology and other information is provided for informational purposes only and is not for diagnosis, treatment, legal, technology or other use. This is general information only and is not presented for use in specific situations or circumstances or for specific individuals. This general information is not to be construed as guidance, advice, direction, recommendation, counsel, suggestion, opinion, instruction or other specific use for specific individuals, situation, or circumstances. Wordsworth Law Publications and all others associated with Wordsworth Law Publications including experts do not assume any responsibility for use of the medical, legal, technology or other information other than for informational purposes.

 

You assume responsibility for the use of the information and materials. Adherence to all applicable laws and regulations, including professional licensing, practice and ethical standards and duties, business practices, and all aspects of doing business in the United States or any jurisdiction, is the sole responsibility of you.

 

The author and/or publisher assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever on behalf of any purchaser or reader or you of the information or materials. Any perceived slight of specific persons or organizations is unintentional.

 

In no event will any liability of Wordsworth Law Publications or its affiliates, agents and licenser's to you (and/or any third party) that may arise out of any kind of legal claim (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) in any way connected with the services or in breach of these Terms of Use by Wordsworth Law Publications exceed the amount, if any, paid by you to Wordsworth Law Publications for the particular Service to which the claim relates.

 

Upon Wordsworth Law Publications’ request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Wordsworth Law Publications from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms of Use by you or your use of any Services.

 

Wordsworth Law Publications may terminate or suspend your access to the websites and digital or other content at any time. Wordsworth Law Publications may, in its discretion, terminate or suspend your access to and/or use of all or part of the websites, digital content, and/or a digital application with or without cause and with or without notice to you. These rights of termination are in addition to all other rights and remedies available to Wordsworth Law Publications under these Terms of Use or by law.

 

While all attempts have been made to verify information provided in this publication, the author or publisher do not assume any responsibility for error, omissions or contrary interpretations of the subject matter.