Disclaimers, Copyright Notice, Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions


PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY AND BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

These terms and conditions apply to your use of all web sites and services owned or operated by CourtPort, LLC,  web logs, chat rooms, and message boards, if any (collectively, "CP"). These terms and conditions do not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which any part of CP may link.

We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. Any modification in terms will be effective immediately. Continued use of our products and services after notice of such change constitutes acceptance of the change. Access to and/or use of CP web sites is available to the general public. CP reserves the right to change the fee structure for access to and/or use of CP  web site in the future.

Restrictions on Use of Materials
All content included in CP sites (including, but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content) is protected under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries, and is the property of CP or the party credited as the provider of that content. As a CP web site user, you are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to access and use for research and information purposes the online services and materials that are made available to you through our site. This license includes:

(a) the right to electronically display information retrieved from our services;

(b) the right to download and print out one copy of the materials you retrieve on our site so long as you neither change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, service mark, legend or copyright notice;

Except as specifically granted above, you may not modify, copy, publish, sell, display, transmit, adapt, distribute, create derivative works, or in any other way use or exploit the contents of CP web sites.  All rights, titles and interest, including copyrights and other applicable intellectual property rights, in any of our services belong to CP or the provider of the material. You do not acquire proprietary interest in such materials by accessing them on our web site. You must abide by all copyright notices and restrictions on use of the material accessed.

By posting content to or on CP web sites, which includes e mail to CP and CP web sites, you are giving CP the right to display such content on CP web sites and to use such content for promotional and marketing purposes.  Any communication or material you post or transmit to CP web sites over the Internet is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. By transmitting or posting any communication or material to this site you agree that CourtPort, LLC or any of its affiliates may use your communication as material for any purpose, including reproduction, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, do not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or violate any law.

Copyright Notice
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. To notify us of an alleged copyright infringement found on our web site please email us.
Be sure to include the following information:

1. Identification of the copyrighted work and the copyright owner.
2. Identification of the material allegedly infringed upon, the copyrighted work, including its URL.
3. Contact information (name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address).
4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agents or the law.
5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed.
6. A signature (physical or electronic).

After receiving notification of an alleged copyright infringement, CP will remove or disable access to such material pending further review.  CP reserves the right to remove posted materials and to terminate a party's access due to copyright infringement(s).

Hyperlinks
As a service to our users, we post hyperlinks on our site to other sites on the World Wide Web maintained by third parties, including but not limited to government databases, legal resources, bookstores, advertisers and other web service providers. Any such sites have their own online policies and practices, and CP neither has control over, nor is responsible for, their content. Thus, we assume no liability for those sites. Any such hyperlinks are posted only for your convenience and information.  In addition, a link to a non-CP web site does not mean that CP endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, use, or products and services made available through such web site.

Other sites may link to CP only through a plain-text link. Permission must be granted by CP for any other type of link to CP. To seek permission, please email us. We reserve the right, however, to rescind any permission granted by us to link through a plain-text link or any other type of link, and to require termination of any such link to any CP site, at our discretion at any time.

Disclaimers
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND MATERIAL ON THIS SITE WHICH ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO CP OR ANY INFORMATION, GOODS OR SERVICES THAT ARE AVAILABLE OR ADVERTISED OR SOLD THROUGH THIS WEB SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, NOR DO WE ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER MATERIAL OR DATABASE DISPLAYED, UPLOADED OR DISTRIBUTED ON CP WEB SITES OR AVAILABLE THOUGH LINKS FROM PLT WEB SITES.

No Personal or Legal Advice
This web site is designed to provide access to resources with respect to the subject matter covered. The information contained in or made available through CP (including but not limited to information contained or posted in our chat rooms, message boards, classified advertisements, commercial advertisements, text files, e mail, or telephonic transmissions) cannot replace or substitute for the advice of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, legal, financial, or tax matters.  IN PUBLISHING THIS WEB SITE, PLT STATES THAT IT IS NOT ENGAGING IN THE RENDERING OF LEGAL SERVICES.

Neither CP, nor any of its officers, directors, associates, employees and affiliated companies nor any of its or their respective licensors or suppliers make representations or warranties concerning any legal, financial or other action taken by any person following the information offered or provided within or through CP. Neither we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, will be liable for any damages of any nature whatsoever that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death.

Neither CP, nor any of its officers, directors, associates, and employees will be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this web site, or any other hyperlinked web site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Privacy Policy
CP has adopted guidelines which serve as the basis for our customer and advertiser relationships. These guidelines have been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving, and that underlying business models are still not established. Accordingly, guidelines are subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page. If at any time you choose not to accept the terms and conditions herein, please do not use this site.

CP is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of web sites to which it may link.
CP will not disclose any requested subscriber information unless you authorize use to do so, the law requires it, to protect the rights of CP, or as part of a transfer of all our assets in the event of a sale of the site.

CP does collect information in aggregate form that we may, from time to time, provide to advertisers and other third parties. If and when this is done, CP will not include any identifiable individual information.   CP also logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.

While CP has taken reasonable steps to limit the uses of information provided by you to those described in this Privacy Statement, we cannot guarantee that the information will remain permanently secure. There is always a possibility that your information could be lost due to technical problems or stolen from our databases. CP is not responsible for any such loss or theft. We are committed to maintaining the trust of our users. If you have any questions or concerns about the privacy or security of any information that you have provided, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Cookies
Visitors to CP web sites are issued a "cookie" which is a small text file placed on your hard drive to enable our systems to recognize your browser. This feature ensures that we can better serve you when you return to our site in the future. Cookies help to prevent you from repeatedly being asked to register or made to re-enter your password every time you visit our site. Cookies are also used to authenticate your identity. No cookie delivered by CP will interfere with the operation of your computer. The "help" feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Because cookies will allow you to take full advantage of CP's services, we suggest that you leave them turned on.

Other Terms and Conditions
CP's failure to enforce any provision of these terms and conditions DOES NOT constitute a waiver of the right to enforce such provisions in the future.  Subscribers may not assign their rights or obligations under the subscription agreement without the written prior consent of CP.

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action or law in equity that arises out of or relates to these terms will first be commenced in a New York State court approved mutually agreed upon mediation forum.  If the dispute cannot be amicably resolved through mediation, you agree that any continued action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to these terms will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the state of New York, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.  Additionally, any costs incurred by CP, its partners, officers, directors, associates, and employees resulting from any legal action brought against CP must be paid for by the initiating party.

Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the CP must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred.   If any of these terms and conditions are found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered severable from the remaining terms and conditions, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

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