This Website is controlled by Benesch from its offices within the State of Ohio. Visitors who choose to visit this Website from this or other jurisdictions do so on their own initiative. Those visitors are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and foreign laws, rules and regulations in connection with their use of this Website.
Venue and Jurisdiction:
Claims arising from or related to this Website, to the use of this Website, and to the information, content, material, and services available through this Website are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio. You hereby unconditionally, voluntarily, and irrevocably consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Ohio with respect to any claims arising from or related to this Website, your use of this Website and any information received through this Website. You agree not to plead forum non conveniens in any such action. You consent to service of process.
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Alteration of Site:
Benesch may change, suspend or discontinue any feature, aspect, product or service available through this Website at any time. Benesch may alter the availability of any feature of this Website or service related to any feature of this Website at any time. Benesch may add, remove or modify any content of this Website, including that of third parties, at any time.
Limitation on Usage:
Benesch may limit your access to any part of this Website without notice to you. Benesch may terminate your use of this Website at any time.
Visitor On-line Conduct:
Links to and from Other Web Pages:
- You agree to use this Website only for lawful purposes.
- You agree to use this Website only for its intended purposes.
- You agree not to disrupt this Website.
- You agree not to interfere with or compromise the security of this Website, or any computer, server, account, network, data, software and/or hardware associated with this Website.
- You agree not to disrupt or interfere with any other visitor's use of this Website.
- You agree not to attempt to obtain access to any portion of this Website, any computer, server, account, network, software and/or hardware associated with the Website, from which you are restricted.
- You agree that you are solely responsible for any actions you undertake while visiting this Website and that you will comply with all applicable local, state, federal and foreign laws, rules and regulations applicable to this Website and the Internet, including United States copyright law and export regulations.
- You are responsible for all postings, messages, text, files, images, graphics, photos, audio clips, sounds, video or other materials that You post on, transmit through or link from or to this Website.
- You warrant that all information you provide to gain access to the services provided by this Website is accurate and truthful.
- Benesch reserves the right to prohibit any conduct involving this Website that it deems to be inappropriate or illegal.
- If you are provided or select a user name or password to access this Website or any page of this Website, you are responsible to keep such user name and password private, secure, and strictly confidential.
- Benesch does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under the age of 13. The content of this Website is directed at adults and is intended for use only by adults over the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you may not submit any personal information to Benesch at or through this Website and should consult with an adult for assistance in using this Website.
Links to third party websites or information are not intended, and should not be interpreted by readers, as constituting or implying Benesch's endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party information, or products or services found there. Copyright, Trademark and Intellectual Property:
All information, content and material made available by Benesch through this Website, including, without limitation, any computer code, design, text, drawings, photographs, graphics, sound recordings and video recordings as well as any copyrights, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property or proprietary rights comprising the Website or any component or element of the Website (collectively, the "Content") is owned by or licensed to Benesch. The compilation of the Content on this Website is the exclusive property of Benesch and its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright law.
Benesch and its licensors retain all rights in the Content of this Website. The Content may not be modified, copied, distributed, downloaded, displayed, e-mailed, transmitted, performed or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the respective owner thereof.
Benesch grants you permission to display and print the Content of this Website (other than the computer code comprising this Website) for your personal, non-commercial use only; provided, that, even if you display or print the Content of this Website as permitted hereunder, you may not modify, reproduce, transmit, distribute, publicly display or perform, or create derivative works from that Content and you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in or on the Content.
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP and all derivations thereof are trademarks of Benesch. Other marks used on the Website are either registered trademarks, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or otherwise protected property of Benesch and may not be used, copied or imitated without the prior written consent of Benesch. Sweepstakes, Contests and Games:
You may not upload, post or otherwise distribute on this Website anything protected by copyright or other proprietary rights unless the owner of the applicable copyright or proprietary right has given you express authorization for such uploading, posting or distribution on the web.
The unauthorized use, uploading, posting, and/or distribution of Content protected by copyright or other proprietary rights is illegal and subjects the malfeasant to civil penalties and criminal prosecution.
Benesch, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents or any such similarly situated persons or entities are not liable for damages resulting from any infringement resulting from your actions involving copyrighted or proprietary right protected material.
Benesch, pursuant to the federal Digital Millennium Copyright Act, designates David Mellot to receive complaints and notices of suspected copyright infringements. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on Benesch's Website in a way that constitutes infringement, you may notify Benesch by providing the following information:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;
- Identification of the URL or other specific location on Benesch's Website where the material that you claim is infringing is located;
- Your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement by you made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Benesch can be reached via phone at 216-363-4500, and by regular mail at Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP, 200 Public Square, Suite 2300, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, Attention: Privacy Officer.
You are prohibited from uploading, posting or otherwise distributing on or through this Website any abusive, unlawful, threatening, obscene, pornographic, intimidating, libelous, defamatory or slanderous comments, jokes, images or content that are intended to or are likely to offend a reasonable person on the basis of his or her age, physical or mental disability, gender, race, religion, national origin, physical attributes, sexual preference, or any other classification that could produce any civil or criminal liability for either yourself or for Benesch, its affiliates, employees, agents or any such similarly situated persons or entities.
You are prohibited from impersonating anyone else or passing yourself off as someone else including, without limitation, any Benesch employee or any public figure.
You are prohibited from uploading, posting or otherwise distributing on or through this Website any content, information or other materials that infringe or violate the patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
You hereby grant to Benesch and its affiliates, employees, agents and contractors an irrevocable, royalty-free , non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, display, publicly perform, archive, store, distribute, transmit, reproduce, create derivative works from any content, information or other materials that you post, transmit, link, or upload at or to the Website. Ownership of Third Party Content:
Benesch may display Content supplied by visitors and other third parties on its website. Benesch maintains no editorial control over this Content. The Content supplied by visitors and other third parties belongs to the respective owners of that Content.
The Website may offer weblogs, forums and other interactive areas where Website users post, transmit, link or upload content, information and other materials, or post opinions, and share ideas or other information. Benesch cannot and does not pre-screen, approve, or monitor all of the content, information and other materials posted, transmitted, linked or uploaded by Website users or other third parties. Benesch shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, delete or move any content, information or other materials available on or at the Website, and reserves the right to delete any posting, message or other content, information or materials at any time, for any reason or no reason.
BENESCH, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS AND ANY SUCH SIMILARLY SITUATED PERSONS OR ENTITIES ("WE") DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS OR EXISTENCE OF ANY CONTENT SUPPLIED BY VISITORS OR THIRD PARTIES. WE DO NOT WARRANT THE MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY CONTENT SUPPLIED BY VISITORS OR THIRD PARTIES.
WE SHALL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR HARM TO PROPERTY OR PERSON CAUSED BY YOUR OR ANYONE ELSE'S RELIANCE ON CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE THAT IS THE PROPERTY OF VISITORS OR THIRD PARTIES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR EVALUATING AND ACTING ON ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE. Disclaimers:
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE". BENESCH MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
THE COMPANY DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED AT OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE (BY LINK OR OTHERWISE) AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM USE OF SUCH INFORMATION.
YOU AGREE THAT BENESCH IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND CANNOT GUARANTEE AGAINST THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES OR WORMS, OR UNAUTHORIZED USERS ATTEMPTING TO ACCESS, OR OBTAINING ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE OR YOUR COMPUTER OR OTHER SYSTEMS FROM OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
BENESCH MAY TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY SUSPEND ACCESS TO OR DISCONTINUE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE AT ITS DISCRETION, AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE.
YOU AGREE TO VISIT THIS WEBSITE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, AND ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES OR THAT A VISITOR’S USE WILL BE CONTINUOUS AND/OR ERROR FREE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE CONTENT, INFORMATION AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR CURRENT.
BENESCH DISCLAIMS, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE, ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT IN RELATION TO THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, SERVICE OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED AT, THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE. Limitation of Liability:
NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, SERVING, HOSTING, MAINTAINING AND/OR UPDATING THIS WEBSITE SHALL BE LIABLE, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM HARM INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO INJURY TO PROPERTY OR PERSON, MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DETERIORATION OR CORRUPTION OF FILES, DELETION OR CORRUPTION OF E-MAIL, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, AND/OR DELAYS, THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, RESULTING FROM ACTS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL, NETWORK FAILURE, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE FAILURE, THEFT, INTERNET FAILURE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THE COMPANY'S NEGLIGENCE OR YOUR OWN ERRORS AND/OR OMISSIONS AND ANY OTHER CAUSE, EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO ALL CONTENT, GOODS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR ANY TYPE OF DAMAGES IS PROHIBITED, BENESCH'S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY THAT JURISDICTION. IF YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED AT, THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE RESULTS IN ANY LOSS TO YOU, OR RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR ANY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL SUCH LOSSES AND ALL COSTS ARISING THEREFROM OR ASSOCIATED THEREWITH. No Joint Venture:
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact Benesch by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by regular mail at Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP, 200 Public Square, Suite 2300, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, Attention: Privacy Officer.
Date of last update: January 29, 2015