Last Updated: July 1, 2020
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the website and applications (collectively referred to as “Sites”) made available to you by Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (“our,” “us,” or “we” or “BAL”). BAL is a U.S. law firm, operating as a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of the State of California, and has offices in Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Houston, Texas; McLean, Virginia; New York, New York; Richardson, Texas; San Francisco, California; Walnut Creek, California; and Washington, D.C. These Terms apply to Sites operating under the BAL name and other brands that we own as well as those of our websites, applications, emails and other communications that link to or reference these Terms.
By using our sites, you agree that you have read and understood these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, do not access or use our Sites. From time to time, we may revise these Terms. You can determine when these Terms were last revised by referring to the top of this page. All changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of updated terms on the Sites. By using the Sites after changes are posted, you agree to those changes.
These Terms contain a binding arbitration provision. You agree that all disputes between you and BAL will be resolved by mandatory binding arbitration and you waive any right to participate in a class action lawsuit or class-wide arbitration.
The information contained on these sites is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Transmission to and/or receipt of information from these Sites does not constitute an attorney-client relationship between the sender and receiver. Users of these Sites should not act upon any information contained on the Sites without seeking professional counsel. These sites may be considered attorney advertising under the rules of some states.
The Sites include their text, audio, video, graphics, charts, photographs, interfaces, icons, software, computer code, databases, trademarks, logos, slogans, names of products and services, documentation, other components and content, and the design, selection, and arrangement of content. The Sites are exclusively the property of BAL or its licensors. The Sites are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Any unauthorized use of the Sites or related intellectual property belonging to BAL or any third party is strictly prohibited. The Sites may contain references to third-party marks and copies of third-party copyrighted materials, which are the property of their respective owners.
Copyright ©2023 Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. All rights reserved.
When you use the Sites, you are responsible for complying with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies of all relevant jurisdictions, including all applicable rules regarding online conduct.
The Sites are provided “as is,” “as available,” and without any warranty of any kind. Neither BAL nor its affiliates, suppliers, or licensors are responsible for providing maintenance or support services for the Sites. BAL makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that all material, data, and other information on the Site is accurate and reliable, but neither accuracy nor reliability can be guaranteed. BAL does not warrant or guarantee the quality, completeness, timeliness, or availability of the Sites. BAL does not warrant or guarantee that the Sites will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects in the Sites will be corrected, or that the Sites or the servers that make the Sites available are free of viruses or other harmful conditions or components. BAL is not responsible for any typographical errors on the Sites.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, BAL expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to the Sites and all products and services, including without limitation those regarding availability, quality, accuracy, merchantability, fitness for any use or purpose, compatibility with any standards or user requirements, title, non-infringement, and any arising from a course of dealing or usage in trade. BAL has no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery, or failure to store any user communication. No advice or information, oral or written, obtained by you from BAL or in any manner from the Site creates any warranty.
We make no representation that the Site is appropriate or available for use in locations other than the United States. If you choose to access or use the Site from locations other than the United States, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for complying with applicable laws and regulations.
Your use of the Site is at your own risk and you, alone, are responsible for any damage to your computer hardware, software, systems, and networks, any loss of data that results from the download of any data from the Site, and any other damage that may be incurred.
Certain jurisdictions prohibit the disclaimer of certain warranties, so some of the above may not apply to you.
BAL reserves the right to withdraw or amend the Sites, in its sole discretion without notice. BAL will not be held liable if for any reason all or any part of the Sites are unavailable at any time or for any period. BAL’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy with respect to any dispute with BAL is to discontinue your use of the Sites. BAL and its affiliates, licensors and its vendors shall not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damage arising from your use of the Sites or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the Sites.
Arbitration Agreement; Class Waiver; Waiver of Trial by Jury. Please read the following paragraphs carefully because they require you to arbitrate disputes with BAL and limit the manner in which you can seek relief from us.
Applicability of Arbitration Agreement
Time limitation on claims
Please direct any questions and concerns regarding these Terms to us by email, by telephone at +1-628-215-2800, or by mail at BAL, Office of General Counsel, 2400 N. Glenville Drive, Richardson, TX 75082.
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