This Blog/Website (“Blog”) is for educational purposes only and is intended to provide information of interest to its readers and provide general information about legal principles. While this Blog may contain information about general legal concepts, it does not provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. The Blog is not a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed attorney in your state whom you have retained and who has agreed to represent you.

Use of the Blog does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Baker & Hostetler LLP or any of its attorneys. Except as provided in our privacy policy, no information submitted by you will be treated as private, confidential or privileged, or in any way limit Baker & Hostetler LLP from representing someone with interests adverse to yours, unless Baker & Hostetler LLP specifically agrees otherwise.

Any links from the Blog to another site are beyond the control of Baker & Hostetler LLP and do not convey Baker & Hostetler LLP’s approval, support, or any relationship to any site or organization or to any content posted on such other site

“Data Privacy Monitor” (this “Website”) is provided to you by Baker & Hostetler LLP (sometimes hereinafter referred to as “we”“our” or “us”) subject to this Terms of Use Policy (the “Policy”). THIS POLICY CONSTITUTES A BINDING LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND US WITH RESPECT TO YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS MATERIAL.  BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADING ANY WEBSITE MATERIAL FROM THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH OR DO NOT ACCEPT ANY OF THE TERMS, PLEASE EXIT THIS WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY AND REFRAIN FROM ANY FURTHER ACCESS AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND MATERIALS.

The terms “you” and “your” shall refer to the user who is accessing or using this Website.

TERMS OF USE

Terms of Use

(Effective Date: January 31, 2011)

REVISION OF TERMS. We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, modify or revise the terms of this Policy (including, but not limited to, our Privacy Notice below) (“Terms”) at any time. Your access to and continued use of this Website after the changes are posted shall constitute acceptance of the revised Terms. You should visit this page periodically to review the most current Terms because they are binding on you.

USE OF MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH WEBSITE. The content, information, applications and materials available through this Website (collectively “Materials”) are the property of Baker & Hostetler LLP or the property of our service providers, affiliates or licensors, and are protected by applicable copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to discontinue your access to and use of this Website or any Materials. You may use this Website and Materials for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact any copyright and other proprietary notices. You may also establish a hypertext link to this Website so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of or affiliation with your website by us. You may not otherwise use any of the Materials without the prior written consent of Baker & Hostetler LLP or any other owner of the Materials.

NO LEGAL ADVICE OR RELATIONSHIP. This Website is for educational purposes only and is intended to provide information of interest to its readers and provide general information about legal principles.  While this Website may contain information about general legal concepts, it does not provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.  The Materials are not a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed attorney in your state whom you have retained and who has agreed to represent you.

Use of the Website does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Baker & Hostetler LLP or any of its attorneys.  Unless as otherwise provided in our Privacy Notice, no information submitted by you will be treated as private, confidential or privileged, or in any way limit us from representing someone with interests adverse to yours, unless we specifically agree otherwise.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND MATERIALS. The Website contains links to third-party websites (“Linked Sites”) and references to third-party materials (“Third-Party Materials”). We provide these links and references only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link or reference does not imply endorsement by us of any Linked Sites, their operators, Third-Party Materials or any third-party. The Linked Sites are not under the control of Baker & Hostetler LLP and we are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including, without limitation, a link contained in a Linked Site. We cannot guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in these Linked Sites or of any Third-Party Materials is accurate, legal or inoffensive. We do not guarantee that the Linked Sites or Third-Party Materials will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. You agree and understand that Baker & Hostetler LLP shall not be liable for any damages or losses resulting from your use of Linked Sites or Third Party Materials.

USE OF INTERACTIVE FEATURES. This Website may include features which allow feedback to us and communication with others. You alone are responsible for the material you post or send. We do not control the messages, information or files that you or others may provide through this Website.  You agree that you will not use the Website to post or send any material, or links to any material, which is knowingly false or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, racist, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, infringing upon any copyright or trademark of another, or otherwise in violation of any law.

NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. If you are a copyright owner who believes your copyrighted material has been reproduced, posted or distributed via this Website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform our designated copyright agent by sending written notice by e-mail or U.S. Mail using the information provided in “CONTACTING US” below. Please include the following information in your written notice: (1) a detailed description of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed upon; (2) a description of the location of the allegedly infringing material on this Website; (3) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and, if available, email address; (4) a statement by you indicating that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, affirming that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and (6) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner’s behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement. Please note that the contact information provided in this paragraph is for suspected copyright infringement only. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere in these Terms or on this Website.

DISCLAIMERS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS AND ANY RELIANCE ON ANY MATERIALS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THIS WEBSITE AND ALL MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE, OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, PERFORMANCE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, NOR DO WE GUARANTEE THAT THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, SECURE OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, OR (B) ANY MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

MISCELLANEOUS. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms shall remain in full force and effect. Unless otherwise specified in this Policy, these Terms represent the entire, final and exclusive agreement between you and us and supersede all prior contemporaneous communication and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and us with respect to the subject matter set forth in this Policy. A printed version of this Policy and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Policy to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.