WEBSITE USER AGREEMENT
- Your Acceptance of this Agreement
This Agreement between you and McKean Smith LLC (McKean Smith) governs your use of the McKean Smith Website and its content. Each time you use the Website you are signifying your acceptance of this agreement, and the acceptance by any person or entity you represent, and you represent and warrant that you have the legal authority to agree to and accept this Agreement.
- No Lawyer-Client Relationship
No lawyer-client or fiduciary relationship is created by this Agreement or your use of the Website or your communication with a McKean Smith professional by e-mail or via the Website.
- No Professional Advice
The Website is for convenience and informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or detailed statement concerning the matters addressed; legal or any other kind of advice. You should seek appropriate legal advice before acting based upon any information provided on or though the Website. Further, you may not use the Website to transmit to McKean Smith any confidential information. Information transmitted to McKean Smith through the Website may not be secure, may not be treated as confidential or protected by lawyer-client privilege, and does not create any relationship or duty of any kind. You should not send confidential or sensitive information by the Internet or e-mail unless you take appropriate precautions, such as the use of encryption.
MCKEAN SMITH DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED BY MCKEAN SMITH TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. MCKEAN SMITH WILL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM, CONNECTED WITH, OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE BY YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON.
- Ownership and Permitted Use of the Website
Copyright 2015 McKean Smith LLC with all rights reserved.
The Website is made available to you for your lawful, personal, non-commercial use only. You may print or download Website pages for your personal, non-commercial use provided that you do not modify any of the Website pages or other content and you do not remove or alter any visible or non-visible identification, marks, notices, or disclaimers. You may not use the Website or its content for any other purpose or in any other way. In particular, the Website and its content may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, modified, indexed, catalogued, mirrored or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written consent of McKean Smith. To request permission or consent, please contact McKean Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-567-7967.
- Protected Information
Any use of the trade-names, trade-marks, service-marks and logos displayed on the Website (whether registered or not), except as expressly provided in this Agreement, is strictly prohibited.
- Other Resource Sites
For your convenience, the Website may include links to other Internet sites or resources and businesses operated by other persons. Other Sites are independent from McKean Smith, and McKean Smith has no responsibility or liability for or control over Other Sites, their business, goods, services, or content. Your use of Other Sites and your dealings with the owners or operators of Other Sites is at your own risk.
- No Framing, Mirroring, Scraping, Data-Mining and Postings
There will be no data scraping, data mining, or re-posting of information provided on the Website without prior agreement. If you choose to link to our site, you must acknowledge the source (i.e. a clearly-visible adjacent link to www.mckeansmithlaw.com).
- Termination of this Agreement and the Website
If you breach any provision of this Agreement, you may no longer use the Website. McKean Smith may change, suspend or terminate the Website or any part of it, or your permission to use the Website, without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. If this Agreement or your permission to use the Website is terminated by you or McKean Smith for any reason, then this Agreement will nevertheless continue to apply and be binding upon you in respect of your prior use of the Website.
- Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
This Agreement, your use of the Website, and all related matters are governed solely by the laws of the State of Oregon and applicable federal laws of The United States, excluding any rules of private international law or the conflict of laws which would lead to the application of any other laws. Any dispute between McKean Smith and you or any other person arising from, connected with or relating to the Website, this Agreement or any related matters must be resolved before the Multnomah County Circuit Court in the State of Oregon. You hereby irrevocably submit and attorn to the original and exclusive jurisdiction of those Courts in respect of any such dispute or matter. Any claim or cause of action you may have arising from, connected with, or relating to your use of the Website, this Agreement, or any related matters must be commenced in a court of competent jurisdiction in the Circuit Court for Multnomah County within twelve (12) months after the claim or cause of action arises, after which time the claim or cause of action is forever barred.
- Changes to this Agreement
McKean Smith may, in its sole discretion, change, supplement or amend this Agreement as it relates to your future use of the Website from time to time, for any reason, and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. You may not change, supplement, or amend this Agreement in any manner.
- Other Matters
This Agreement, including any changes made to this Agreement from time to time, constitutes the entire agreement between you and McKean Smith relating to your use of the Website, and supersedes all previous agreements, written, oral or otherwise, between you and McKean Smith with respect to your use of the Website.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severed from the rest of this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
The provisions of this Agreement will inure to the benefit of and be binding upon each agent of McKean Smith and its successors and assigns, and you and your heirs, executors, permitted assigns, and personal representatives. You may not assign this Agreement or your rights and obligations under this Agreement without the express prior written consent of McKean Smith which may be withheld in McKean Smith’s sole discretion. McKean Smith may assign this Agreement and its rights and obligations under this Agreement without your consent.
No consent or waiver by either party to or of any breach or default by the other party in its performance of its obligations under this Agreement will be deemed or construed to be a consent to or waiver of a continuing breach or default or any other breach or default of those or any other obligations of that party. No consent or waiver will be effective unless in writing and signed by both parties.