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Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

 

THE WEB SITE OF BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE
BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. does not offer legal advice on this web site. The material included on this web site is offered for general information purposes and may not include the most current legal developments. Legal information must always take into account specific facts as they relate to your situation and the information contained on this web site is general in its purpose. Do not rely on any portion of this web site as a resource for legal information without first contacting an attorney.

NO ATTORNEY / CLIENT RELATIONSHIP CREATED
No attorney / client relationship is created either by viewing this web site or from the transmission of any information of this web site to you. Further, any communication with BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. by any means shall not cause you to become a client or cause your communications to be confidential or subject to the attorney / client privilege. An individual or entity may only become a client of BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. after an Engagement Letter is signed between BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. and you establishing the attorney / client relationship.

NO REPRESENTATION REGARDING THIRD PARTY LINKS
BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. is not responsible for the accuracy, veracity, completeness, content or timeliness of any third party links that may be accessed through this web site. BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. does not maintain or update any third party site and will not validate or affirm the Privacy Policies of such sites. The laws, regulations and statutory references displayed on this web site are subject to revision and interpretation. BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. does not guarantee or endorse or claim that the information or products included on this web site is current or accurate.

LINKS AND REDIRECTION TO THIRD PARTY SITES
BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. does not validate the Privacy Policies of third party web sites.

MULTIMEDIA DISCALIMER
BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. wants to preserve your privacy and has security measures in place, but will assume no liability to you or any third party arising out of such loss, destruction or misuse. As a result, BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. does not guarantee security of information transmitted over the internet.

Postings are for informational basis only and are general in nature and may not be relied upon as legal advice or as a solicitation.

BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. collects and stores information you voluntarily provide as well as data related to your web site usage. This web site utilizes web trafficking services to analyze and collect traffic data to this web site. Traffic and Transaction Information may also be shared with business partners, affiliates and/or advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis. No Personally Identifiable Information is disclosed on the BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. site.

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN ARIZONA
J. Scott Burns, Esq. and Scott F. Burns, Esq. are licensed to practice only in the state of Arizona.

ADVERTISING
This site complies with Arizona's rules on legal advertising. If you want BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. to represent you, contact our law firm to discuss such representation.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE
© 2010 BURNS AND BURNS, P.C.
BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. is the owner of the copyright of this web site. You may not copy, download, transmit or otherwise make electronic or paper copies of this web site without express written permission from BURNS AND BURNS, P.C. All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Agreement

Terms of Agreement - Please Read These Terms Before Using This Site

 

By using the BURNS AND BURNS PC website, www.b-blaw.com (the "Site") or any BURNS AND BURNS PC applications or application plug-ins ("Applications"), you agree to follow and be bound by these Terms of Agreement (the "Terms of Agreement") and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including United States export and re-export control laws and regulations. In these Terms of Agreement, the words "you" and "your" refer to each customer, Site visitor, or Application user, "we", "us" and "our" refer to BURNS AND BURNS PC and "Services" refers to all services provided by us.

It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Agreement periodically. If at any time you find these Terms of Agreement unacceptable or if you do not agree to these Terms of Agreement, please do not use this Site or any Applications. We may revise these Terms of Agreement at any time without notice to you. If you have any questions about these Terms of Agreement, please contact BURNS AND BURNS PC.

YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE SITE, ANY APPLICATIONS, AND THE SERVICES YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT.

The Site provides online Services for visitors and provides generalized information. The Site provides an automated software solution to individuals who choose to prepare their own legal documents. The Site includes general information on commonly encountered legal issues. The Site Services may include a review of your answers for completeness, spelling and grammar, or for internal consistency of names, addresses and the like. Unless specifically engaged in writing, at no time do we review your answers for legal sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice, opinions or recommendations about your legal rights, remedies, defenses, options, selection of forms, or strategies, or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation. This Site and its Services are not substitutes for the personalized advice of an attorney.

This Site strives to keep its legal documents accurate, current and up-to-date. However, because the law changes rapidly, it cannot be guarantee that all of the information on the Site or Applications is completely current. The law is different from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and may be subject to interpretation by different courts. The law is a personal matter, and no general information or legal tool like this Site provides can fit every circumstance. Furthermore, the legal information contained on the Site and Applications is not legal advice and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date. Therefore, if you need legal advice for your specific problem, or if your specific problem is too complex to be addressed by this Site, you should retain the services of a licensed attorney in your area. Use of this Site does not create an attorney client relationship.

This Site and Applications are not intended to create any attorney-client relationship, and your use of this Site does not and will not create an attorney-client relationship between you and us. Instead, you are and will be representing yourself in any legal matter you undertake through this Site’s Services.

1. Privacy Policy. We respect your privacy and as a result will not sell your information to any 3rd party. When using this Site, you agree to provide complete and accurate information as requested. We shall not be liable for any losses you incur as a result of someone else's obtaining your information. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by us, our affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents and representatives due to someone else's use of your information.

In connection with the use of our Services, you may be asked to provide personal information in a questionnaire, application, form or similar document or service. As a result, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, publish and translate this personal information solely for the purpose of enabling your use of the applicable service.

2. Ownership. This Site and Applications are owned and operated by BURNS AND BURNS PC. All right, title and interest in and to the materials provided on this Site and Applications, including but not limited to information, documents, logos, graphics, sounds and images (the "Materials") are owned by BURNS AND BURNS PC. Except as otherwise expressly provided by us, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, displayed, transmitted or distributed in any way and nothing on this Site or on any Applications shall be construed to confer any license under any of BURNS AND BURNS PC's intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. BURNS AND BURNS PC does not sell, license, lease or otherwise provide any of the Materials other than those specifically identified as being provided by BURNS AND BURNS PC. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by BURNS AND BURNS PC.

3. Limited Permission to Download. Any unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Site or Applications may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.

4. Links to Third Party Sites. This Site and Applications may contain links to websites controlled by parties other than BURNS AND BURNS PC (each a "Third Party Site"). BURNS AND BURNS PC is not responsible for and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the availability, contents, products, services or use of any Third Party Site, any website accessed from a Third Party Site or any changes or updates to such sites. BURNS AND BURNS PC makes no guarantees about the content or quality of the products or services provided by such sites. BURNS AND BURNS PC is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Third Party Site and the nclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by BURNS AND BURNS PC of the Third Party Site, nor does it imply that BURNS AND BURNS PC sponsors, is affiliated or associated with, guarantees, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links. You acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of content provided on a Third Party Site and agree that BURNS AND BURNS PC is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with a Third Party. You should contact the site administrator for the applicable Third Party Site if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on any such Third Party Site.

5. Use of BURNS AND BURNS PC Legal Forms. On our Site, through our Applications, and through certain partners, we offer self-help "fill in the blank" forms. If you buy a form from one of our partners, you will be directed to that partner's website and their terms of use will control. If you buy or download a form on our Site or Application, the terms and conditions of these Terms of Agreement control. You understand that your purchase, download, and/or- use of a form document is neither legal advice nor the practice of law, and that each form and any applicable instructions or guidance is not customized to your particular needs. Use of this Site or Services does not create an attorney client relationship. If you are desirous of creating an attorney client relationship, please contact us directly and such attorney client relationship will be evidenced by the execution of an executed, personalized, and written attorney client engagement agreement.

License to Use. BURNS AND BURNS PC grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use our forms (the "Forms") for your own personal, internal business use, or if you are an attorney or professional, for your client. Except as otherwise provided, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Forms in any manner, except for modifications in filling out the Forms for your authorized use. You shall not remove any copyright notice from any Form.

Resale of Forms Prohibited. By ordering or downloading Forms, you agree that the Forms you purchase or download may only be used by you for your personal or business use or used by you in connection with your client and may not be sold or redistributed without the express written consent of BURNS AND BURNS PC.

6. DISPUTE RESOLUTION BY BINDING ARBITRATION. Please read this carefully. It affects your rights. In the event of a dispute that cannot be resolved, you agree to submit the dispute and or claim to binding arbitration through the American Arbitration Association. Any arbitration under these Terms will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class actions are not permitted. By accepting these Terms, you agree that, you and BURNS AND BURNS PC are each waiving the right to trial by jury or to participate in a class action. This arbitration provisions will survive the termination of these Terms.

7. Additional Terms. Some BURNS AND BURNS PC Services may be subject to additional posted guidelines, rules or terms of service ("Additional Terms") and your use of such Services will be conditioned on your agreement to the Additional Terms. If there is any conflict between these Terms of Agreement and the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will control for that Service, unless the Additional Terms expressly state that these Terms of Agreement will control.

8. Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content. BURNS AND BURNS PC may permit visitors to post reviews and or comments (the "User Content"). BURNS AND BURNS PC is not the publisher or author of the User Content and takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. Although we cannot make an absolute guarantee of system security, BURNS AND BURNS PC takes reasonable steps to maintain security. If you have reason to believe system security has been breached, contact us immediately by email for help. BURNS AND BURNS PC has the right (but not the obligation), in our sole and absolute discretion, to edit, redact, remove, re-categorize to a more appropriate location or otherwise change any User Content.

BURNS AND BURNS PC reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.

Rights and Responsibilities of Service Users or Other Posters of User Content.

You are legally and ethically responsible for any User Content - writings, files, pictures or any other work - that you post or transmit using any BURNS AND BURNS PC service that allows interaction or dissemination of information. In posting User Content, you agree that you will not submit any content:

  • that is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • that infringes anyone’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy. Please see Compliance with Intellectual Property Laws below;
  • that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, antidiscrimination, or false advertising);
  • that is, or may reasonably be considered to be, defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing, or advocates or encourages illegal conduct harmful to any individual, partnership or corporation;
  • that includes advertisements, spam, or content for which you were compensated or granted any consideration by any third party;
  • that includes information that references other websites, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, or other contact information;
  • that contains any computer virus, worms, or other potentially damaging computer programs or files;
  • that otherwise violates these Terms of Agreement.

You grant BURNS AND BURNS PC a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, sell, distribute, and/or incorporate such content into any form, medium, or technology throughout the world without compensation to you. You have the right to remove any of your works from User Content at any time.

9. NO WARRANTY. THE SITE, APPLICATIONS, AND ALL MATERIALS, DOCUMENTS OR FORMS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR APPLICATIONS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BURNS AND BURNS PC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

BURNS AND BURNS PC MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE SITE, APPLICATIONS, OR THE MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE SITE, APPLICATIONS, OR THE MATERIALS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, APPLICATIONS, OR ANY MATERIALS OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE OR APPLICATIONS, WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE, APPLICATIONS, OR IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

OBTAINING ANY MATERIALS THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE OR APPLICATIONS IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. BURNS AND BURNS PC SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE.

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION. YOU WILL HOLD BURNS AND BURNS PC AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS HARMLESS FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE, HOWEVER IT ARISES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES AND ALL RELATED COSTS AND EXPENSES OF LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION, OR AT TRIAL OR ON APPEAL, IF ANY, WHETHER OR NOT LITIGATION OR ARBITRATION IS INSTITUTED), WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, OR ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CLAIM FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT AND ANY VIOLATION BY ME OF ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS, STATUTES, RULES, OR REGULATIONS, EVEN IF BURNS AND BURNS PC HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. IF THERE IS LIABILITY FOUND ON THE PART OF BURNS AND BURNS PC, IT WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THERE BE CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.

11. Unsolicited Submissions. Except as may be required in connection with your use of BURNS AND BURNS PC Services, BURNS AND BURNS PC does not want you to submit confidential or proprietary information to us through this Site or any Applications. All comments, feedback, information or material submitted to BURNS AND BURNS PC through or in association with this Site shall be considered non-confidential and the property of BURNS AND BURNS PC. By providing such submissions to BURNS AND BURNS PC, you hereby assign to BURNS AND BURNS PC, at no charge, all worldwide right, title and interest in and to the submissions and any intellectual property rights associated therewith. BURNS AND BURNS PC shall be free to use and/or disseminate such submissions on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the submissions that you provide, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and content.

12. Compliance with Intellectual Property Laws. When accessing BURNS AND BURNS PC or using the BURNS AND BURNS PC legal document preparation Service, you agree to obey the law and you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Service and the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright, trademark and other intellectual property ownership. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit or otherwise distribute any information or content in violation of any third party's copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any content you provide or transmit.

BURNS AND BURNS PC has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate removal of any content, article or materials that have infringed on the rights of BURNS AND BURNS PC or of a third party or that violate intellectual property rights generally. BURNS AND BURNS PC’s policy is to remove such infringing content or materials.

13. Inappropriate Content. When accessing the Site, any Applications, or using BURNS AND BURNS PC 's Services, you agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit or otherwise distribute any content that: (i) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening; (b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or foreign law or regulation; or (c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services. BURNS AND BURNS PC reserves the right to terminate or delete such material from its servers. BURNS AND BURNS PC will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Agreement or of any applicable laws.

14. Compliance with Export Restrictions. You may not access, download, use or export the Site, Applications, or the Materials in violation of United States export laws or regulations or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of any United States or foreign agency or authority and to assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required. You acknowledge and agree that the Materials are subject to the United States Export Administration Laws and Regulations and agree that none of the Materials or any direct product therefrom is being or will be acquired for, shipped, transferred or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals or used for any prohibited purpose.

15. Personal Use. The site is made available for your personal use on your own behalf.

16. Children. Minors are not eligible to use the Site or Applications and we ask that they do not submit any personal information to us.

17. Governing Law; Venue. By using this Site or any Applications, you expressly agree that your rights and obligations shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona. These Terms of Agreement expressly exclude and disclaim the terms of the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, which shall not apply to any transaction conducted through or otherwise involving this Site or an Application.

18. Inquiries. BY USING BURNS AND BURNS PC ‘S SERVICES OR ACCESSING THE SITE OR APPLICATIONS, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT SUBMITTING YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER TO BURNS AND BURNS PC VIA THE BURNS AND BURNS PC SITE OR APPLICATIONS CONSTITUTES AN INQUIRY TO BURNS AND BURNS PC, AND THAT BURNS AND BURNS PC MAY CONTACT YOU AT THE NUMBER SUBMITTED EVEN IF SUCH NUMBER APPEARS ON ANY STATE OR FEDERAL DO NOT CALL LISTS (TAKING INTO ACCOUNT INQUIRY EXCEPTION TIME FRAMES AS APPROPRIATE).

19. Acknowledgement. BY USING BURNS AND BURNS PC 'S SERVICES OR ACCESSING THE BURNS AND BURNS PC SITE OR APPLICATIONS, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.