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These include: (a) the ACBCA database; (b) Web pages and materials and other information, content and services are collectively referred to as "Content." By accessing or using the Site or the Content provided on or through the Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following terms and conditions concerning your access to and use of the Site and the Content provided on or through the Site ("Terms of Use") and our Privacy Policy. CertifiedLawyer.com and its affiliated companies may revise the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. The revised Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will be effective when posted.

1. Use of Materials

You may download, store, display on your computer, view, listen to, play and print Materials that the American College of Board Certified Attorneys publishes or broadcasts on the Site or makes available for download through the Site subject to the following: (a) the Materials may be used solely for your personal, informational, noncommercial purposes; and (b) the Materials may not be modified or altered in any way.

2. Reservation of Rights

You may download, store, display on your computer, view, listen to, play and print Materials that the American College of Board Certified Attorneys publishes or broadcasts on the Site or makes available for download through the Site subject to the following: (a) the Materials may be used solely for your personal, informational, noncommercial purposes; and (b) the Materials may not be modified or altered in any way.

3. Your Content

You agree that you will only upload, share, post, publish, transmit, or otherwise make available ("Share") on or through the Site Content that you have the right and authority to Share and for which you have the right and authority to grant to the American College of Board Certified Attorneys all of the licenses and rights set forth herein. By Sharing Content, you grant the American College of Board Certified Attorneys a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive, fully sub licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, broadcast, transmit and distribute the Content for any purpose and in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. This includes, without limitation, the right to incorporate or implement the Content into any the American College of Board Certified Attorneys product or service, and to display, market, sublicense and distribute the Content as incorporated or embedded in any product or service distributed or offered by the American College of Board Certified Attorneys without compensation to you. You warrant that: (a) you have the right and authority to grant this license; (b) the American College of Board Certified Attorneys’ exercise of the rights granted pursuant to this license will not infringe or otherwise violate any third party rights; and (c) all so-called moral rights in the Content have been waived to the full extent allowed by law.

You agree that you will not Share any Content that: (a) is binary executable code; (b) is false or misleading; (c) is defamatory, derogatory, degrading or harassing of another or constitutes a personal attack; (d) invades another's privacy or includes another's confidential, sensitive or personal information; (e) promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual; (f) is obscene or not in good taste; (g) violates or infringes or promotes the violation or infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights; (h) you do not have the right and authority to Share and grant the necessary rights and licenses for; (i) violates or promotes the violation of any applicable laws or regulations; (j) contains a solicitation of funds, goods or services, or promotes or advertises goods or services; or (k) contains any viruses, Trojan horses, or other components designed to limit or harm the functionality of a computer.

The American College of Board Certified Attorneys does not want to receive confidential information from you through or in connection with the Site. Notwithstanding anything that you may note or state in connection with Sharing Content, it shall not be considered confidential information and shall be received and treated by the American College of Board Certified Attorneys on a non-confidential and unrestricted basis.

4. Security, Passwords and Means of Accessing the Site and Content

You agree not to access or use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys’ accounts, computer systems or networks. You agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to any parts of the Site or any of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys’ accounts, computer systems or networks. You agree not to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys’ accounts, computer systems or networks. You agree not to use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site or any of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys’ accounts, computer systems or networks without the American College of Board Certified Attorneys' express written permission.

Access to and use of password protected or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. You agree not to share your password(s), account information, or access to the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of password(s) and account information, and you are responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s) or account(s) or as a result of your access to the Site. You agree to notify the American College of Board Certified Attorneys immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s) or account(s).

5. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You agree not to use the Site or Content provided on or through the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or the rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site.

6. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the American College of Board Certified Attorneys, its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, due to or arising out of Content that you Share, your violation of the Terms of Use or any additional rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site, or your violation or infringement of any third party rights.

7. Monitoring

The American College of Board Certified Attorneys has no obligation to monitor the Site or screen Content that is shared on or through the Site. However, the American College of Board Certified Attorneys reserves the right to review the Site and Content and to monitor all use of and activity on the Site, and to remove or choose not to make available on or through the Site any Content at its sole discretion.

8. Termination of Use

The American College of Board Certified Attorneys may, in its sole discretion, at any time discontinue providing or limit access to the Site, any areas of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site. You agree that the American College of Board Certified Attorneys may, in its sole discretion, at any time, terminate or limit your access to or use of the Site or any Content. The American College of Board Certified Attorneys will terminate or limit your access to or use of the Site if, under appropriate circumstances, you are determined to be a repeat infringer of third party copyright rights. You agree that the American College of Board Certified Attorneys shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or limitation of your access to or use of the Site or any Content.

9. Third Party Web Sites, Content, Products and Services

The Site provides links to Web sites and access to Content, products and services of third parties, including users, affiliates and sponsors of the Site. The American College of Board Certified Attorneys is not responsible for third party Content provided on or through the Site and you bear all risks associated with the access and use of such Web sites and third party Content, products and services.

10. Disclaimer

EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, THE SITE, AND ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF BOARD CERTIFIED ATTORNEYS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF BOARD CERTIFIED ATTORNEYS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE SITE OR CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE SITE 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 OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU ON OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

ANY CONTENT ACCESSED, DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED ON OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS USED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF BOARD CERTIFIED ATTORNEYS SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF CONTENT.

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF BOARD CERTIFIED ATTORNEYS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES OR UPDATES TO, AND MONITOR THE USE OF, THE SITE AND CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

11. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF BOARD CERTIFIED ATTORNEYS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.

12. Exclusions and Limitations

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES. TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY INVALID, DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING THOSE SET FORTH IN SECTIONS 10 AND 11, DO NOT APPLY AND ALL OTHER TERMS SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

13. Applicable Laws

The American College of Board Certified Attorneys is concerned about your privacy and has developed a policy to address privacy concerns. For more information, please see the American College of Board Certified Attorneys' Privacy Policy. Any personal information collected on this Site may be accessed and stored globally and will be treated in accordance with the American College of Board Certified Attorneys’ Privacy Policy.

14. Privacy Policy

All matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Site and Content provided on or through or uploaded to the Site shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of Oklahoma. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the Site or Content shall be instituted in a state or federal court in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. You and the American College of Board Certified Attorneys agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

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