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Terms and Conditions of Use

This Web site (the Web Site, or the Site) is provided to you by Steiker, Greenapple & Fusco, P.C. (SG&F, we or us). To assist you in using our Web Site, and to ensure a clear understanding of the relationship arising from your use of our Site and the services we may offer through our Site, we have created (i) these Terms and Conditions of Use (the Terms) and (ii) a Privacy Policy.

Our Privacy Policy explains how we treat information you provide to us through the Site, and our Terms govern your use of our Site. Our Terms and Privacy Policy apply to any visitor to the Web Site, including (i) casual visitors to our Site, who wish to learn more about our services (Site Visitors); and (ii) clients and others who choose to subscribe to our publications, and to receive announcements and other information from our Site (Information Recipients).

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OUR SITE.

Your Agreement

These Terms govern your use of the Web Site. Please read these Terms carefully; they impose legal obligations on you and on SG&F, and establish our legal relationship. By using our services or accessing our Web Site, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these Terms and agree to be legally bound by them.

Grant of Rights

Provided you comply with these Terms, we grant you the right to access all areas of the Web Site for purposes of (i) learning more about our services, (ii) registering to receive newsletters and other materials; and (iii) registering for SG&F presentations and other events, in accordance with the functionality provided by that Site (collectively,Permitted Purposes). In addition, we grant you the right to print out a reasonable number of pages from our Web Site, and circulate to interested parties a copy of these pages, provided that (a) you use (and ensure others with whom you share copies use) the print-outs only for Permitted Purposes, and (b) you retain on these print-outs any copyright notices or other proprietary notices as they appear on our Web Site.

Apart from these express rights to use our Site and print out Site content for Permitted Purposes, you may not use, copy, modify, distribute, or access our Web Site, or any materials we have made available on the Site.

SG&F Ownership; Reservation of Rights

All information, software, artwork, text, video, audio, pictures, logos, and other content on the Web Site, including all associated intellectual property rights, are the property of SG&F and its licensors, and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. SG&F retains all rights with respect to the Web Site except those expressly granted to you in Grant of Rights, above.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Web Site may contain links or produce search results that reference links to third party Web Sites (collectively Linked Sites). SG&F has no control over these Linked Sites or their content and does not assume responsibility or liability for any content, opinions, or materials available on Linked Sites. SG&F does not endorse the content of any Linked Site, nor does SG&F warrant that a Linked Site will be free of computer viruses or other harmful code that can impact your computer or other Web-access device. By using the Web Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that such use is at your own risk.

Code of Conduct

As a condition to your use of the Web Site, you agree to follow our Code of Conduct set out below.

Under this Code, you will not:

  • Use the Web Site in a manner that could disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site;
  • Seek to obtain access to any materials or information through hacking or through other means we have not intentionally made available to you through the Web Site;
  • Submit material that is intentionally false, defamatory, unlawfully threatening, illegal, or unlawfully harassing; or
  • Transmit materials through the Site that you know or should know contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information.

Revocation or Suspension of Use Privileges

We reserve the right at any time to terminate or suspend your access to some or all of the Web Site if you engage in activities that we conclude, in our discretion, breach our Code of Conduct.

Disclaimers

Concerning Site Functionality and Availability

SG&F does not promise that the Web Site will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that the Site will provide specific results.

SG&F DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH RESPECT TO THE FUNCTIONALITY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE.

Advisory; No Legal Advice Provided Via the Site

The information presented on the Site is provided as a courtesy by SG&F. The Site is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. If you have, or suspect that you may have a legal problem, you should consult your lawyer to obtain legal information and recommendations specific to your problem.

SG&F EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE.

Persons accessing this information assume full responsibility for the use of the information and understand and agree that SG&F is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage arising from the use of the information.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR NEGLIGENCE, WILL SG&F BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) THAT ARISE OUT OF OR ARE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold SG&F and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees harmless from any liability to third parties, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your breach of these Terms.

Contact for Alleged Copyright Infringement

SG&F respects the intellectual property rights of others and requires that its users do the same. If you believe that any content available on the SG&F Site or other activity taking place on the Site constitutes infringement of a work protected by copyright (a Work), please notify our agent, designated under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. §512) (the DMCA) to respond to such concerns, as follows:

Steiker, Greenapple & Fusco, P.C.
555 City Avenue, Suite 910
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Your notice must comply with the DMCA. Upon receipt of a compliant notice, we will respond and proceed in accordance with the DMCA.

Additional Terms for Certain Services

Certain services may be subject to additional or different terms and conditions. We will notify you if the Site or service you are accessing is subject to terms and conditions that differ from these Terms, and you will have the opportunity to decline to participate in such Sites or services, if you do not agree with the differing terms and conditions.

Modifications to these Terms

If we modify these Terms, any such modifications will take effect proactively, upon your subsequent access to the Web Site. Please feel free to print out a copy of these Terms for your records.

General

These Terms shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to its conflicts of law provisions. Both parties submit to the personal jurisdiction of and venue in the state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the judicial district that includes Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The parties further agree that any cause of action arising under these Terms shall exclusively be brought in such courts. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe, or describe the scope or extent of such section. SG&F failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This agreement and the terms and conditions contained herein set forth the entire understanding and agreement between SG&F and you with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede any prior or contemporaneous understanding, whether written or oral.

Survival

The following provisions shall survive the termination of these Terms and shall apply indefinitely:

SG&F Ownership; Reservation of Rights

Disclaimers

Limitation of Liability

Indemnity

General

Survival

Site Administration

If you have comments or questions about the administration of this Site, you may contact us at the following address:

Steiker, Greenapple & Croscut, P.C.
555 City Avenue, Suite 910
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

The effective date of these Terms is October 24, 2011.

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