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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
This web site located at www.JonathanVeley.com, www.SimpleLegalAnswers.com, the Mechanical Pencil Museum and The Leadhead's Pencil Blog at leadheadpencils.blogspot.com (collectively referred to as the "Site") is provided by Jonathan A. Veley (who, together with his heirs, successors, and assigns, as well as his employees, agents, contractors and advisers, is collectively referred to herein as "Provider"), conditioned on your acceptance of the terms and conditions of use set forth below (the "Terms and Conditions"). By browsing, accessing, linking, using and/or downloading information (collectively called "Accessing") from this Site, you agree to accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions for each use and each visit of this Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you should not Access this Site.
Provider provides this Site and the hypertext links and other resources Accessible via this Site ("Third Party Websites") and all related URLs (the "Services") to you, subject to these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions are entered into between Provider and you. If you are using the Services on behalf of another person, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms and Conditions on that person's behalf. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, these Terms and Conditions will govern your use of any new features that augment or enhance the current Services, including the release of new products or services.
1. Jonathan A. Veley and You
Jonathan A. Veley is a practicing attorney. He welcomes new clients and new matters from existing clients. However, the only way to become a client is to sign a fee agreement with him.
Jonathan A. Veley is an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio, and nothing in this Site expresses any opinions or advice concerning the status of law outside the State of Ohio. Use of this Site or any of its materials, including without limitation the viewing of any online tutorials through SimpleLegalAnswers.com or completing and/or forwarding any client forms by any means, does not make you a client of Jonathan A. Veley, nor do any of the following:
Information provided on this Site is intended only as general legal information, does not constitute legal advice, and should not be relied upon to take or forego any action. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION, CONSULT AN ATTORNEY. The materials on this Site are not a substitute for the in person advice of an attorney, who can review the specific facts of your situation and advise you accordingly.
Jonathan A. Veley will gladly discuss your situation with you, but only in his office and only if an appointment is scheduled for a consultation. Said consultation will be conducted in accordance with the firm’s Initial Consultation policy, which can be found in the Client Forms page of JonathanVeley.com. THE SOLE WAY TO BECOME A CLIENT OF JONATHAN A. VELEY IS FOR YOU AND JONATHAN A. VELEY TO EXECUTE A FEE AGREEMENT DEFINING THE NATURE OF THE SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED.
Please DO NOT send confidential information concerning your specific situation through this Site. All such information will be deleted by Provider without being read, and you will be sent an email in response inviting you to schedule an in-office appointment for an initial consultation. This is to protect both potential and existing clients of the firm.
3. Permitted and prohibited uses
Members of the general public who are over the age of 18 years may lawfully use this Site, and Provider grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and view this Site and the information thereon, including without limitation, all text, drawings, photographs, video clips, music and sounds, and all trade marks, service marks and trade names used at this Site (the "Content"), solely for your own personal use, provided, however, that you may not, nor may you allow others to, directly or indirectly:
a. sell, license, lease, copy, transmit to any other person, modify or create derivative works from the Content in any way or publicly display, transmit, distribute or otherwise use the Content for any public or commercial purpose, including without limitation use of the Content on any other website or in any environment of networked computers;
b. use this Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair this Site, such as (1) transmitting to or distributing on this Site any harmful, disruptive, or destructive files or programs, including without limitation computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, backdoor, shutdown mechanism, (2) interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, this Site or any Services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through this Site or associated or linked sites; or (3) use any robot, spider or other automatic program or device, or manual process to monitor, copy, summarize, or otherwise extract information from this Site or the Content in whole or in part;
c. disrupt or interfere with any other person's use or enjoyment of this Site or associated or linked sites; this includes without limitation (1) using or attempting to use another's account, password, service, system or other information without prior written authorization from Provider, (2) creating or using a false identity on this Site; (3) attempting to obtain unauthorized access to this Site or portions of this Site which are restricted from general access and (4) upload to, distribute to, or otherwise disseminate through this Site any material or information of any kind that is threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, fraudulent, deceptive, abusive, or otherwise violates any law or infringes or violates any rights of any other person or entity, or contains a solicitation of funds, advertising, or a solicitation for goods or services.
You agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted in the course of your usage of this Site, and that you will comply with all laws that apply or may apply to your use of or activities on this Site or in respect of the Content.
4. Termination of Access
5. Disclaimer of Warranties
a. that the Site will be uninterrupted or error free,
b. that the Content will be available at any particular speed or time, or
c. that the Content is accurate.
You expressly assume the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Site and the accuracy or completeness of the Content,
6. Links and Third Party Websites
6. Links and Third Party Websites
Debit and credit card payments through this Site are administered by Paypal and are therefore Third Party Websites.
7. Submitting Information
7. Submitting Information
9. Limitation of Liability
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Provider, and Provider’s respective directors, officers, partners, employees, representatives, contractors, affiliates, successors or assigns, including all third parties mentioned at this Site, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of this Site and the Content or your breach of these Terms and Conditions or in connection with your use of the Services.
11. Choice of law
12. Changes to Terms and Conditions