Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

This website (“Website”) is a service made available by Firmfinder, LLC, an Ohio Limited Liability Company, its partners, affiliates or subsidiaries (“FIRMFINDER”). All content, information and software provided by the Website (“Content”) may only be used pursuant to the following terms (“Terms of Use”).

By using this website you certify that your use is personal or if your use is for a company, group or organization, you certify by your usage, that you have to authority to bind the company, group or organization to the this agreement. If you are an employee, volunteer, or otherwise associated with a company, group or organization, you must have authorization to bind the company, group or organization or your use of this website is prohibited. You personally and as a member of an organization, if applicable, (collectively “User”) shall be bound by this agreement.

Nonexclusive Use. Each User of this Website is granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access the Website and Content in accordance with this agreement. FIRMFINDER may terminate this license or your use at any time for any reason without notice.

Limited Use. The Content on this site may not be accessed for commercial exploitation. User may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise profit in any way, or access the Content for the purpose of creating derivative works. User shall not employ network monitoring or discovery software to determine site architecture or other proprietary processes. User may not access the Content or any service for the purpose of obtaining information about usage or users. User must access the site with a traditional browser and shall not use any automatic process, robot, or any other manual process to monitor or copy the Content without FIRMFINDER’s prior written permission.

User may not use Website to transmit any false, misleading, fraudulent, slanderous or illegal communications. User shall not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit any portion of the site or the Content, except as expressly premitted herein. User shall not export the Content or any software available on or through the Website in violation of United States export laws. User shall not use the Website in a manner that may infringe any intellectual property laws or property rights of FIRMFINDER or any third parties or violate any state or federal law. Any unauthorized use or access of the Website is prohibited.

User Information and Content. By uploading information and content to or submitting any materials for use on the Website, User grants FIRMFINDER a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium. User certifies and warrants its content and submitted materials: (i) are original works or that the owner of such works has expressly granted to FIRMFINDER a similar license for said works with all of the rights granted by User in this paragraph and (ii) do not violate and will not violate the rights of any third party. If User has submitted a photo, you agree that this photo may be included in the Website or, if you have not submitted a photo, then FIRMFINDER may, but is not obligated to, display a stock photo or legal image. User consents to the use of stock photos or images. User agrees that you shall have no recourse against FIRMFINDER for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary or other right in uploaded content or submitted materials. User assumes all liability for any claims, suits or grievances filed against User, including all damages related to your participation on the Website.

Restrictions for User Content. You shall not post, publish, upload or distribute any content or materials which are unlawful or abusive in any way, including, but not limited to, any materials that are defamatory, libelous, pornographic, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, inclusive of hate speech, or would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or give rise to liability or violate any local, state, federal or international law, or the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any securities exchange, either intentionally or unintentionally. Uploaded content and materials shall not contain protected health information. You are strictly prohibited from submitting materials that are considered protected health information under the Health Accountability and Portability Protection Act of 1996 (HIPAA) or the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH). FIRMFINDER has no obligation to monitor or screen your content and is not responsible. FIRMFINDER reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to monitor, screen, edit and remove such content or cause such content not to be posted, published, uploaded or distributed, at any time and for any reason or no reason.

Third-Party Information. FIRMFINDER disclaims all liability for any Third Party Communications you may receive or any actions you may take or refrain from taking as a result of any Third Party Communications. You are solely responsible for assessing and verifying the identity and trustworthiness of the source and content of any Third Party Communications. FIRMFINDER assumes no responsibility for verifying, and makes no representations or warranties regarding, the identity or trustworthiness of the source or content of any Third Party whether directly or indirectly in connection with this Website.

No Legal Advice. This website does not contain in legal advice. Content contained on or made available through the Website is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is formed, nor is anything submitted to this Website treated as confidential. The Content is not warranted or guaranteed to be accurate or complete. Your use of information on the Website is at your own risk. Users are encouraged to make their own independent evaluation of all information posted. Agreements for legal services shall be done outside this site. Any such agreements are strictly between the user and the third party and do not involve FIRMFINDER.

Ethics. If you are an attorney participating in any aspect of this Website, you must be and hereby represent that you are in good standing and licensed to practice law. Each attorney is responsible for and acknowledges that he/she has reviewed the Rules of Professional Conduct of his/her jurisdiction(s) and will apply those rules to your participation. FIRMFINDER disclaims all responsibility for your compliance with these Rules.

Intellectual Property. Nothing contained herein or on the Website confers any license or right, by implication or otherwise to any intellectual property rights. You agree that the Content and Website is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act. FIRMFINDER reserves the right to remove any Content or links that allegedly infringe another person’s copyright. FIRMFINDER will terminate, in appropriate circumstances, subscribers and account holders of FIRMFINDER’s system or network who are repeat infringers of another person’s copyright. Notices to FIRMFINDER regarding any alleged copyright infringement should be directed to if offices in Dayton, Ohio.

Advertisers. This Website contains advertising material. FIRMFINDER is not responsible for the illegality of or any error or inaccuracy in an advertisers’ materials or for the acts or omissions of advertisers and sponsors.

Errors. FIRMFINDER does not represent or warrant that the Website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. FIRMFINDER does not warrant or represent that the information available on or through the Website will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. FIRMFINDER may change its Content at any time.

Third-Party Content. Third party content may appear on this Website or may be accessible via links from this Website. FIRMFINDER is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any infringement, mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in any third party content appearing on the Website. Information and opinions in third party content is neither endorsed by nor does it reflect the belief of FIRMFINDER.

DISCLAIMER. THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL FEATURES AND CONTENT, IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. FIRMFINDER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. FIRMFINDER DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) THIRD PARTY COMMUNICATIONS, (C) ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS THEREFROM, (D) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, (E) YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR (E) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. FIRMFINDER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL FEATURES AND CONTENT. FIRMFINDER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED, FIRMFINDER’S SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.00.

Release. You hereby waive, release, acquit and forever discharge any and all claims, demands, losses, injuries, liability, or damages of any kind and nature, against FIRMFINDER, its parents, subsidiaries, partners and affiliates, and its and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, licensors, suppliers and representatives and any third party information FIRMFINDERs, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Website, any disclosure of information resulting from your use of the Website, and any conflict of interest, ethical violation, or any alleged legal malpractice by any attorney you contact through the Website or otherwise.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold FIRMFINDER, its parents, subsidiaries, partners and affiliates and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and representatives to this Web Site harmless from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, relating to or arising out of (i) your use of the Website and (ii) any violation of these Terms of Use by you or arising from or related to any content or materials uploaded or submitted by you.

Unlawful Activity. FIRMFINDER reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of the Terms of Use and to take any action we deem appropriate including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to user profiles, e-mail addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.

Remedies for Violations. FIRMFINDER reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction. The Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. You hereby consent and submit to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Montgomery County, Ohio and the Southern District of Ohio respectively, to resolve any action arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use. The aforementioned choice of venue is intended to be mandatory.

Severability. These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on the Website and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of the Website. If any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.

Modifications to Terms of Use. FIRMFINDER reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Updated versions of the Terms of Use will appear on this Website and are effective immediately. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Use.