Last Updated: September 6, 2015
Shaked & Co. Law Offices (“S&C” “we,” “us,” or “our”) operates a website at www.shaked-law.com (the “Website”) that provides general information to the public about S&C, legal services that S&C offers to its clients and articles and links to legal topics of general interest.
S&C reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Website and/or the services it offers with or without notice to you. You agree that S&C shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Website.
S&C reserves the right, in our sole discretion to modify, replace, revise and update these Terms from time to time. S&C shall make reasonable efforts to post a prominent notice on the Website in case of a material change of the Terms and shall direct you to the revised Terms for you to review. S&C urges you to check the Last Revised date which appears at the top of these Terms. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to these Terms constitutes acceptance of those changes. S&C may also, in the future, offer new services or features through the Website. Such new services and features shall be subject to these Terms.
2. LEGAL DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
The Website is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice, and should not be relied upon as such. While the information on the Website may concern legal issues, it is not legal advice. Moreover, use of the Website is not intended to constitute, and does not constitute, a solicitation for the formation of an attorney-client relationship; no attorney-client relationship is created through your use of the Website. Furthermore, neither receipt of information presented on this Website nor any e-mail or other electronic communication sent through or to this Website will create an attorney-client relationship, and any such e-mail or communication will not be treated as confidential. No user of this Website should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information included on this Website without seeking legal advice of counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. We expressly disclaim all liability in respect of actions taken or not taken based on any content available on this Website.
3. Acceptance of Terms
If you do not agree to the Terms, you may not access or use the Website.
4. S&C Links to Third Party Content
S&C endeavors to provide content of interest to You by providing links to third-party websites and content. However, we do not author, nor do we endorse any of these third party websites or any material or content that is displayed on such third-party websites (any and all of the foregoing, “Third Party Content”). We have not reviewed, and cannot review any or all of the Third Party Content, and are not responsible for the Third Party Content.
By merely providing a link to Third Party Content, S&C is not representing or implying that it believes the Third Party Content to be accurate, useful or non-harmful.
Third Party Content may have commercial and/or advertising purposes and you are responsible for evaluation whether you want to access or use Third Party Content.
You further acknowledge and agree that S&C shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any Third Party Content.
5. Use Restrictions
You may not, whether by yourself or through anyone on your behalf: (i) copy, modify, adapt, make available (whether publicly or not), translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any part of the Website in any way; (ii) interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website; (iii) impersonate any person or entity or provide false personal information or business information, for the purpose of using the Website or obtaining service from S&C; (iv) falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or express or imply that S&C endorses you; (v) transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Website or your use thereof any virus, "worm", "Trojan horse", "time bomb", "web bug", spyware, or any other computer code, file, or program that is malicious by nature or defective, and may, or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software, or telecommunications equipment, or any other actually or potentially harmful, disruptive, or invasive code or component; (vi) use the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, or for any commercial or other non-personal purposes, including any usage which generates any revenues, whether directly or indirectly.
Your failure to comply with the provisions set forth herein will result in the termination of your right to use the Website or any service S&C offers and may expose you to civil and/or criminal liability.
6. Intellectual Property Rights
As between you, the user of the Website, and S&C, all proprietary algorithms and methods, inventions, patents and patent applications, copyrightable material, graphics, text, sounds, music, designs, specifications, data, technical data, videos, interactive features, software (source and/or object code), files, interface, GUI and trade secrets pertaining thereto (collectively, “Intellectual Property”), used by or available for use on the Website or in connection with the services offered by S&C are solely owned or licensed to S&C and subject to copyright and other applicable intellectual property rights under United States laws, foreign laws and international conventions. Subject to the foregoing, certain content displayed on the Website, including without limitation, graphics, photos, texts, guides, manuals, data and information, presentations, sounds, music, videos, interactive features, software, scripts, interface, trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively, “Content”) may be owned by parties other than S&C.
Except as provided herein, you are not granted, expressly or by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Intellectual Property or the Content.
7. Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant to S&C that: (a) all information you shall supply to S&C (if any) in connection with your use of the Website shall be accurate and correct; and (b) you will not use the Website in violation of any law, rule or regulation or provision of these Terms.
8. Disclaimer and Warranties
THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CONTENT, DATA AND INFORMATION OF S&C RELATED THERETO, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, OR QUALITY OF THE WEBSITE, AND S&C IS NOT AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERROR, FAULT OR MISTAKE OF ANY AND ALL INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH OR PRESENTED ON THE WEBSITE. MOREOVER, S&C MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT NOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF USE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. S&C DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.
S&C MAY DISCONTINUE DISPLAYING ANY DATA, INFORMATION AND CONTENT WITHOUT NOTICE.
S&C HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABLITY IN CONNECTION WITH THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND RECOMMENDATIONS, ADVICE AND CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES SITES AND ANY ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE THEREON SHALL BE YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY.
9. Limitation of Liability
THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT SHALL S&C BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DEATH OR INJURY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUSACTION RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER S&C OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF S&C HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, EXCEPT WHERE LIABILITY IS MANDATORY IN WHICH EVENT LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO FIVE (5) US DOLLARS.
10. S&C Protects the Intellectual Property Rights of Others
S&C respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied or your intellectual property rights violated by S&C, please provide the following information in writing to S&C: (i) the contact details of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the work; (ii) a description of the work that you claim has been violated; (iii) a description of the material that you claim to be violating or to be the subject of violating activity and that you request to remove or to which access should be disabled, and information sufficient to permit S&C to locate the material; (iv) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by law or agreement; and (v) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the work that is allegedly being violated. S&C can be reached at the following address: lillian@ shaked-law.com.
11.1. These Terms do not, and shall not be construed to create any relationship, partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency, or franchisor-franchisee relationship between the parties hereto.
11.2. Any claim relating to your use of the Website will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Israel without reference to its conflict-of-laws principles and will be brought in, and you hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in, the competent courts of Tel Aviv, Israel. You agree to waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-convenience and agree that process may be served in a manner authorized by applicable law or court rule.
11.3. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
11.4. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained herein is inserted only as a matter of convenience, and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof.
If you have any questions or comments about the Terms, please feel free to send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.