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Copyright © 2005 Toole Law Office, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE LEGAL STATEMENT PRIOR TO VISITING OR USING THE WEBSITE.
Terms & Conditions
The toolelaw.com web site ("Website" or "Site") is provided by Toole Law Office, LLC ("TLO") solely for informational purposes. By using this Website or downloading materials from the Site, you agree to abide by the, rules, regulations, terms, and conditions (collectively "Terms and Conditions") set forth in this Legal Statement. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT USE THE SITE.
TLO reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, change any or all of the Terms and Conditions from time to time without any notice. It is your obligation to review this Legal Statement any and every time you use the Site.
In the event of any violation of the Terms and Conditions, TLO reserves the right to seek any and all remedies available to it in law or equity.
Ownership & Applicable Laws
The Website is owned, operated, and maintained by TLO in the United States of America.
This Legal Statement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, and any applicable federal laws.
TLO makes no representation that the Site or any part of its contents is appropriate, lawful, or available for use outside of the United States. If you access this Site outside of the United States you are wholly responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations. Nothing contained in this Website should be regarded or construed as a solicitation or promotion for any product or service that is not authorized or legal under the laws or regulations of any country in which the the user of the Site is situated.
All information available on the Site is subject to United States export control laws and regulations.
Limited License
Subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth in this Legal Statement, TLO hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to use the Site.
You are authorized to participate in the services and activities offered on the Site, subject at all times to, (1) the Terms and Conditions, (2) the individual terms and conditions of each individual service or activity offered, and (3) any applicable law.
You are authorized to view, download, copy, or print the information on this Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. No other use of this information is authorized. Any other use of the Site or the information therein contained requires the express written consent of TLO.
This authorization is subject to the following conditions: (1) any and all copies of the materials that you print, copy, download, or otherwise use must retain their copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notice in the same form and manner as the original; (2) if no proprietary notice originally appears, then you shall place the following notice on the material: "Copyright © 2005 Toole Law Office, LLC. All Rights Reserved."; (3) you may not modify, alter, reconfigure, change, or amend, the materials in any manner or form whatsoever; and (4) if you forward or deliver the materials to a third party you must give them notice of, and they must agree to accept, all of the terms, conditions and obligations for the use of the materials.
No Legal Advice
None of the information contained in the Site is intended as legal advice, and under no circumstance should it be relied upon as such. Use of the Site does not constitute or create an attorney-client relationship. THE CREATION OF AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
Personal Information Provided By You
TLO stores any information that you enter on the Website, or otherwise send, forward, deliver, or transmit to it. TLO understands that you care about how we store and use any personal information that you may provide to us.
Personal information includes your, personal name, business name, contact information, personal specifications, interests, preferences, services used, and other personal information that you may provide in connection with or arising out of the use of the Website.
TLO respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information that you share with us, subject to the terms herein.
Any personal information that you provide to TLO becomes an asset of TLO. Accordingly, this information may be sold, transferred, assigned, or shared as any other confidential asset of the company.
How We Handle Personal Information TLO will use any personal information that we collect in furtherance of TLO's business activities and objectives, including, without limitation, marketing and fulfilling requests for products, services, or information.
TLO reserves the right to transfer and share any personal information with any TLO business partner, other legal counsel, or third-party service provider who may require the information in order to fulfill their obligations to TLO or yourself. In furtherance of the same, personal information may be sent across international borders to any country in the world where any TLO business partner, other legal counsel, or third-party service provider may be operating or situated.
TLO also reserves the right to share any personal information as required by law, in emergency or urgent situations, or where personal or public safety or security may require the same.
You agree to fully defend, indemnify, and hold harmless TLO and all of its attorney's from and against any and all liabilities, lawsuits, losses, damages, and injuries, arising out of or in connection with your provision of false, misleading, or untrue personal information.
How We May Collect Personal Information
TLO may collect personal information in a variety of ways. We will collect personal information when you, (1) register with TLO or the Website, (2) request information about TLO, the Website, or TLO's products and services, (3) use any of TLO's products or services, (4) participate in any on-line activities such as registration, surveys, contests, or mailing lists, (5) send us e-mails or other electronic communications, or (6) otherwise freely provide such personal information to us.
Non-Personal Information Provided By You
Any non-personal information or materials that you may provide, send, forward, or transmit to TLO via the Website shall not be considered confidential or proprietary. By providing such information to TLO you hereby grant TLO an irrevocable, unrestricted, perpetual, and royalty-free license and right to use such information, including without limitation, inventions, ideas, information, opinions, comments, documents, graphics, processes, techniques, and concepts. TLO shall be free to display, copy, reproduce, share, sale, distribute, and use such information for any lawful purpose, including, without limitation, marketing, promotions, and business activities. The sender of any information to TLO hereby affirms that the information is true and accurate and that they are the bona-fide owners of the information. The senders of such information remain fully responsible and liable for its contents, and hereby agree to fully defend, indemnify, and hold harmless TLO from and against any and all liabilities, lawsuits, losses, damages, or injuries arising out of or in connection with TLO's use of such information or material.
Browsing The Website
In general, you may browse the Website anonymously. Unless you voluntarily provide it to us, we do not collect any personal information. We do, however, log your IP address, in order to learn the number of times you visit the Website, the average time spent on our website, the pages viewed, and other such general information. This information becomes the property of TLO.
Children
TLO does not target and is not intend to attract children under the age of seventeen (17) years. We do not knowingly or intentionally solicit personal information from children under 17 years of age. Any personal information that we knowingly receive from children under 17 years of age will not be kept by TLO.
Cookies
Like many websites, TLO uses a standard technology called "cookies". A "cookie" is a data file that our Website may send to your web browser to store on your computer's hard drive, to in effect recognize users when they return to the Website. We use cookies to help make your use of the Website more personal and efficient. The cookie does not obtain or extract any personal or other information from your computer's hard drive, or give us a way to contact you, it merely anonymously tracks and records, on your computer's hard drive, your navigation of the Website.
You may set your browser to inform you before or when you receive a cookie, or to disable cookies altogether. You do not need to have cookies enabled to use the Website, except in certain Secure Areas.
Links to Third Parties
The Site may contain links to third-party websites. If you connect to any of these third party sites you will leave TLO's Website. Access to and use of any of these third-party sites is at your own risk and peril. TLO takes no responsibility for, (1) the content, information, products, or services provided or offered by these third-party sites, or (2) any loss or damage that may result from the use of such sites. Further, TLO makes no warranty or representation regarding any of these sites whatsoever, regardless of any affiliation with TLO that may exist. TLO provides these links merely as a convenience, and their inclusion in TLO's Website does not imply or constitute an endorsement of the information, products, or services that may be offered or provided at or by such third party sites or their owners.
Changes to Website
TLO reserves the right to at any time, without notice, change, modify, alter, amend, suspend, discontinue, terminate, shut-down, limit, or restrict, any aspect or part of the Website, including the entire Website.
toolelaw.com Hyperlink
If you wish to create a hyperlink to any page or part of the Site, please contact TLO for approval. Any unauthorized hyperlinks may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Trademarks and Copyrights
Unless otherwise indicated, all information, text, documents, graphics, images, icons, service names, product names, business names, logos, tag lines, and designs, are the property of TLO or the property of other third parties that have granted TLO the right to use the same on the Website.
The Website, including all information and materials contained therein, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaties. You agree to abide by all applicable worldwide copyright laws in your use of the Site.
Except as expressly specified herein, nothing contained herein shall be construed to provide any express or implied license, right, title, or interest under any patent, trademark, copyright, or license of TLO or any third parties.
Disclaimer
TLO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND DOES NOT WARRANT, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND PERIL.
TLO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST INCOME, PROFITS, OR REVENUES, LOSS, DAMAGE, OR INTERRUPTION TO BUSINESS, OR PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DAMAGE OR INJURY, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF, (1) THE USE OF, OR RELIANCE UPON ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE, OR (2) THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY PART THEREOF.
TLO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR ANY E-MAIL OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SENT FROM TOOLELAW.COM IS VIRUS FREE, OR FREE OF OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
TLO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVERS IS FREE FROM HACKERS OR OTHER INTRUSIVE OR "SPYING" PERSONS, DEVICES, OR SOFTWARE (1) THAT MAY GAIN ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, (2) THAT MAY MONITOR OR TRACK YOUR USE OF THE SITE, OR (3) THAT MAY GAIN ACCESS TO YOUR OWN COMPUTER OR SERVERS THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE.
TLO IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION WHATSOEVER TO MAINTAIN A SECURITY SYSTEM ON THE SITE OR ITS SERVERS. USE OF THE SITE, BOOK-MARKING THE SITE, HYPERLINKING TO THE SITE, AND SENDING E-MAILS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS TO TOOLELAW.COM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND PERIL. TLO SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND YOU SHALL HOLD TLO HARMLESS FROM, ANY LOSS OF DATA, OR DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION TO ANY OTHER WEB SITE, SERVER, COMPUTER, DEVICE, SOFTWARE, OR DATABASE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE.
Severability
If any part of this Legal Statement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable, that provision shall be amended as nearly as possible to achieve the original intent, and the remainder of this Legal Statement shall nevertheless remain in full force and effect.
Our Contact Information
If you have any questions about this Legal Statement or the use of the Website please contact Toole Law Office, LLC at:
1525 East 53rd Street
Suite 920
Chicago, IL 60615
USA
Tel: +1-773-684-5730
Fax: +1-773-684-1681
Eml: info@toolelaw.com