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Welcome to materassilegalnyc.com (the “Site”). This Site is owned and operated by Materassi Legal, PC, PC (“MMPC”), a limited liability partnership. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. MMPC reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time by posting modified Terms of Use, and your continued use of the Site thereafter will constitute agreement with such modifications.

Nature of Information and Materials

Although this Site may provide information concerning legal issues, such information is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. You agree that MMPC is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice by providing the information and materials on this Site, and that your use of the Site does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and MMPC. MMPC assumes no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information or material on this Site. While MMPC takes reasonable measures to keep the information on this Site accurate, complete and up-to-date, MMPC will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the inaccuracy, incompleteness or lack of timeliness of the information.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

All materials contained on this Site, and all intellectual property rights thereto, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress, are owned by MMPC. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, transmit, modify or distribute any of the materials contained on the Site, except for your personal, noncommercial use, absent the prior written approval of MMPC.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may include links to other Internet sites that are beyond the control of MMPC. Accordingly MMPC is not responsible for the content of any such sites, makes no representations regarding any such sites, and does not necessarily endorse or approve of the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through any such sites. You acknowledge and agree that your linking to other sites, your use of such sites, and your use of any information, material, products and services offered by such sites, are solely at your own risk.

Disclaimer

The materials provided on this site are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied. MMPC disclaims all express and implied warranties with regard to the information and materials contained on this site, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall MMPC or its partners, or employees, be liable for any loss or injury, or any damages, whether direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, or otherwise, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, resulting from your access or use of this Site. You hereby waive any and all such claims against MMPC and its partners. You agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental elements of this agreement, and that the site and its materials would not be provided to you absent such limitations. Some state statutes may restrict this limitation of liability.

Indemnification

You agree that you will not use this Site for any unlawful purpose, or for any purpose prohibited by these Terms of Use. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless MMPC, its partners, affiliates and contributors from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to (i) your violation of these Terms of Use, and/or (ii) your use of this Site.

Governing Law and Forum

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any dispute between you and MMPC regarding the content or use of the Site shall be resolved by arbitration under the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association, with hearings held in the English language in New York, NY, USA, and shall not be joined with any dispute that any other person or entity may have with MMPC.

Non-Waiver

The Firm’s failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

Privacy Policy

MMPC provides this notice to explain its practices regarding collection and use of personal information through this website (the “Site”). MMPC will not disclose, sell or rent any of your identifiable personal information to any third party, unless approved by you or required by law. MMPC may share non-personal, anonymous, summary or aggregate user data with third parties. Please note that, although MMPC aims to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure, the firm cannot guarantee that your personal information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this policy.

The Site collects personally identifiable information like names and addresses only from visitors who voluntarily input such information in response to prompts we have placed at various points on our web site. We also collect e-mail addresses from the e-mails you send us. We may also use your e-mail address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site. Your e-mail address may also be used to gather broad demographic information and generate user statistics. In addition, we may use the personally identifiable information we collect online only to send you information about the firm or its publications. The data we hold is kept securely and only accessed by authorized personnel.

Our computers automatically collect certain information when you visit our site, like the type of browser you are using or the domain name of your Internet service provider. They also collect aggregate information on the site pages our users visit. You may choose to fill out our inquiry form and supply us with your name, address, phone number, e-mail and firm. This information is used to respond to your comments and questions about our services, and this site. For both current and former clients, we do not disclose to anyone other than our own attorneys and employees any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our representation of you, except with your consent or as required by law. Exceptions are disclosures to third parties who monitor the web site and to parties who assist or cooperate in preparing firm mailings. It is possible, for example, that we could be compelled to disclose such information in response to the service upon us of a subpoena issued by a court or agency. In any such case we would timely advise you of the receipt by us of such legal process, and otherwise act in any lawful manner to protect your interests, such as by asserting (if appropriate) claims of attorney-client privilege.

Cookies

We do not use cookies. Cookies are pieces of information that some web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many web sites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, lists of potential purchases, and your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular web site. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse them. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of web sites that use cookies will not function properly when you view them.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other sites. MMPC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites and recommend that you review, and familiarize yourself with, the privacy policies of those specific sites. We may revise this privacy policy or any part of it at any time, as our needs change or as changes in technology require. We suggest you review the policy periodically for changes. If you no longer wish us to hold data about you, wish to change the type of information we send you or if you have any further questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at info@materassilegalnyc.com.