Terms and Conditions
This website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by LegalEase Solutions, LLC., a Michigan limited liability company with an address at 2723 South State Street, Suite 150, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (“LegalEase”, “we”, “our”, “us”). The Terms and Conditions set forth below (the “Terms”) govern the use of the Website. LegalEase reserves the right to change the Terms at any time, at its sole discretion, without advance notice.
1. Acceptance of our Terms
By accessing, viewing and otherwise using any of the information contained on the Website, you (“you”, “Client” “our”) agree to be bound by the Terms. You understand, agree and acknowledge that the Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and LegalEase and that your use of the Website indicates your acceptance of all of the Terms. You also agree that you have read to and agree to the Terms, in their entirety, when you access links to LegalEase’s social media pages/accounts on third party social media websites including but not limited to LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook (collectively “Social Media Pages''). If you do not agree to these Terms, then you are not allowed to use this Website.
2. Proprietary Rights and Confidentiality
LegalEase acknowledges and agrees that all information relating to your work, all legal work products, whether in final or draft form, all information and communications (in any medium) entrusted with and/or passed on to LegalEase by you, whether or not it be marked as confidential or proprietary, and all financial and accounting records, client and customer lists, and other Client data and information relate to its business, and all other information of a confidential nature (hereinafter collectively “Confidential Information”) are valuable assets of the Client. LegalEase shall not, during the term of these Terms, or after the termination, disclose any Confidential Information to any person or use any Confidential Information for the benefit of LegalEase or any other person, except with the prior written consent of the Client.
You acknowledge and agree that the Website contains proprietary and confidential information, including but not limited to trademarks, service marks and patents protected by applicable law which may include but not limited to graphics, images, audio clips, texts, source codes, object codes, button icons, data compilations, digital downloads, which are the sole property of LegalEase or its partners, suppliers or licensors. You may view and copy portions of its content for offline, personal, non-commercial use, no content of the Website may be sold, copied, altered, reproduced or distributed without our prior written permission, which we may withhold for any reason. Any third-party trademarks, service marks, logos and other intellectual properties are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved.
LegalEase expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. LegalEase makes no representations or warranties with respect to the legal accuracy or applicability of its services and products. In no event shall LegalEase be liable to you or any party for direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, or losses stemming from loss of legal reputation, bar standing) without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of, or in connection with its services. LegalEase is in no way in the business of practicing law or rendering legal advice, and no attorney-client privilege is formed between LegalEase and Client. Any services rendered by LegalEase are intended solely for use by licensed attorneys, upon their independent review of the same.
By purchasing a product/service from LegalEase, you represent the following: that you are a licensed United States attorney, qualified and fit to practice law in one of the 50 states of the United States; that you will independently exercise your professional judgment in reviewing any legal products or services provided to you by LegalEase; that no attorney-client privilege is formed between you and LegalEase; that you are in no way delegating your obligations and duties as a licensed attorney to LegalEase; and that you fully understand that LegalEase is not engaged in the practice of law, legal representation, or rendering legal advice. A non-attorney may not purchase a LegalEase product or service unless he or she represents that he or she has engaged a licensed attorney to represent such non-attorney. LegalEase products/services are not intended for use by non-attorneys without legal representation.
5. Data Security
Because Internet email typically is not secure, you should not include any confidential information in any email you send us. In addition, LegalEase cannot ensure and does not warrant the security of any information sent to us by you, and you do so at your own risk. Once LegalEase receives information from you, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security but we do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure. LegalEase will use your email address for correspondence purposes only. Although LegalEase will in most circumstances be able to receive your email or other information provided through the Website, LegalEase cannot guarantee that it will receive all such email or other information timely and accurately, and LegalEase will not be legally obligated to read, act on, or respond to any such email or other information. You acknowledge and agree that you bear sole responsibility for adequate security, protection, and backup of your data. LegalEase will have no liability to you for any unauthorized access or use, corruption, deletion, destruction or loss of any of your data. We strongly encourage you, where available and appropriate, to use technology to protect your data and in particular personally identifiable information and routinely archive your data.
6. Termination of Agreement
The Terms will continue to apply in perpetuity until changed or terminated by LegalEase, and LegalEase may do so without notice at any time and from time to time for any reason. All relevant sections of this Terms, which by their nature should survive termination, will survive termination.
7. No Warranties, Etc.
You understand and agree that your use of the Website is entirely at your own risk and that our services are provided “As Is.” LegalEase does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations of any kind whatsoever as to the operation of the Website, or as to the information, content and materials contained therein. Without limiting the foregoing, LegalEase hereby disclaims all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Website will be corrected, or that the server from which the Website is accessed is free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other harmful components. LegalEase assumes no responsibility for, and shall not be liable for, any damages or expenses you may incur as a result of any inaccuracy, incompleteness or obsolescence of any information contained in the Website. All services and programs described on or through the Website are subject to availability and are subject to change at any time. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with foreign and local laws. LegalEase is not responsible for any opinions and views of persons or entities other than LegalEase.
You will indemnify and hold LegalEase, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, content providers, service providers, employees, agents, officers, directors, and contractors (“Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any breach of these Terms by you, including any use of LegalEase or content other than as expressly authorized in these Terms. You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith. You will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the information accessed from this Website.
9. Right of Refusal
LegalEase maintains the right to refuse the acceptance of any project, and to refund any payment made through its online payment gateway on any of the online sites owned or branded by LegalEase. LegalEase reserves the right to decline a project or a client at its own discretion, and in no way shall be held liable for any claims arising from the same in a court of law or elsewhere.
10. Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that LegalEase and its subsidiaries and affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages relating to the Website. This shall include, but not be limited to damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss. The above limitation shall apply whether or not LegalEase has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed the liability of LegalEase is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and LegalEase as a result of the Terms or your use of the Website.
11. Limitation of Damages
Your exclusive remedies with respect to the services rendered by LegalEase or the products delivered shall be a refund of the total purchase price paid by you. In no event shall LegalEase, or any of its employees, contractors, and/or agents be liable for indirect, special, or consequential damages, including, but not limited to damages arising from any delay in services or delivery of products by LegalEase to you.
12. External Content
The Website may include hyperlinks to third-party content or websites. You acknowledge and agree that LegalEase is not responsible for and does not endorse any information, advertising, products or resources available from third-party content or websites. LegalEase will not be responsible for the illegality of, or any error in accuracy in, any third-party content, information, materials or websites.
This Agreement shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the state of Michigan. If any provisions of this Agreement are determined to be illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless be binding, with the same force and effect as if the illegal or unenforceable parts were deleted. Client expressly consents to the Michigan state and federal courts exercising personal jurisdiction over Client in the event of any dispute relating to this Agreement.
14. Entire Agreement
You understand and agree that the Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and LegalEase with respect to the Website. The Terms supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written between you and LegalEase with respect to the Website. You may be subject to additional terms and conditions when you use, purchase or access other services, affiliate services or third-party content or material.
15. Modification of the Terms
LegalEase reserves the right to modify the Terms from time to time at its sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to the Terms become effective when they are posted and your continued use of the Website after any changes to the Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.