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Website Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") govern your use of the World Wide Web Site located at www.loubar.org (the "Site"). By accessing, viewing, or using the content, material, or services available on or through this Site, you indicate that you have read, understand and agree to these Terms and Conditions, and that you agree to them and intend to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not granted permission to use this Site and must exit immediately.
 
These Terms and Conditions may be changed at any time. Notice of any new or revised Terms and Conditions, as well as the location of the new or revised Terms and Conditions, will be posted on the Site for at least 60 days after the change. It is the obligation of users visiting the Site before the change to learn of changes to the Terms and Conditions since their last visit. Any change to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made.
 
1. Proprietary Rights
All works of authorship, information, content, and material appearing on or contained in this Site ("Site Materials") are protected by law, including but not limited to, United States copyright law. Except as explicitly stated in the Site, the entirety of the Site Materials (including, without limitation, data, illustrations, graphics, audio, video, photographs, pictures, illustrations, recordings, drawings, sketches, artwork, images, text, forms, and look and feel attributes) are © 2003 Louisville Bar Association. All rights reserved. The Louisville Bar Association ("LBA") also owns a copyright in this Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, organization and enhancement of the Site Materials.
 
Removing or altering any copyright notice or any other proprietary notice on any Site Materials is strictly prohibited. Any commercial use of any or all Site Materials, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of LBA, is prohibited. Any reproduction, distribution, performance, display, preparation of derivative works based upon, framing, capturing, harvesting, or collection of, or creating of hypertext or other links or connections to any Site Materials or any other proprietary information of LBA, without LBA's advance written consent, is prohibited.
 
Except as explicitly noted in the site, all names, trademarks, service marks, symbols, slogans, and logos appearing on the Site are proprietary to LBA or its licensors. Use or misuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state trademark law.
 
2. Nature of the Internet
Given the nature of the Internet, the transmission of any communication or material to the Kentucky Lawyer Referral Service of the Louisville Bar Association ("KLRS") via the Site or Internet electronic mail, whether encrypted or otherwise, cannot be guaranteed as secure. Alternative to communicating via the Internet or electronic mail, KLRS can be contacted by regular mail at 600 W. Main Street, Suite 110, Louisville, Kentucky, 40202, or by phone at (502) 583-5314.
 
3. Privacy Statement
KLRS has a Privacy Statement setting out KLRS's online information gathering and dissemination practices with respect to the Site. {hyperlink} Click here to view the Privacy Statement which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference, as set forth fully herein.
 
4. Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
THIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, AND THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH ARE MADE AVAILABLE "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." USE OF THIS SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
 
KLRS AND LBA MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE AND KLRS, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, AND THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, NON-INTERFERENCE, QUALITY, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT WITH REGARD TO ANY AND ALL SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE IS WITH YOU. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, KLRS AND LBA MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WITH REGARD TO THE LEGAL ADVICE OR REPRESENTATION PROVIDED BY LAWYERS WHO ACCEPT REFERRALS FROM THIS SITE.
 
KLRS AND LBA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, EXTRA-CONTRACTUAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR LOST PROFITS, WHICH MAY OR DOES RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, OR THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT ANY PARTY HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OR PROBABILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF THE REMEDIES OTHERWISE AVAILABLE FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF KLRS AND LBA TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY IN CONNECTION WITH, BASED UPON, OR ARISING FROM THIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, OR THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR USE OF THIS SITE.
 
5. Corrections and Changes
LBA endeavors to keep the Site and Site Materials on, in, and through this Site up-to-date. Without limiting anything else in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, LBA is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Site or Site Materials. LBA may make changes to the Site or Site Materials, or to the products, information, or services made available in connection with this Site, at any time with or without notice, and LBA makes no commitment to update the information contained on or in this Site. LBA reserves the right to terminate your access to this Site in the event that you violate these Terms and Conditions or for any reason whatever or no reason, with or without notice, in addition to any and all other remedies available at law or in equity.
 
6. Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless LBA, its affiliates, its contractors, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, proprietors, partners, shareholders, servants, principals, agents, predecessors, successors, assigns, accountants, and attorneys from and against any and all suits, actions, claims, proceedings, damages, settlements, judgments, injuries, liabilities, obligations, losses, risks, costs, and expenses (including without limitation attorneys' fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from this Site, your use of this Site, your fraud, violation of law, or willful misconduct, and any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.
 
7. Links to Other Web Sites
This Site may, from time to time, contain links to other Internet Web sites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest. These sites are maintained by organizations over which LBA exercises no control, and LBA expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party sites.
 
Without limiting anything else in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, LBA is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Site or Site Materials, or for the information, links, text, graphics, or other items made available on other Web sites or by third parties.
 
8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the Privacy Statement, represent the entire agreement between you and LBA with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any and all prior and contemporaneous written and oral representations, understandings, and agreements, express and implied, and will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without reference to its conflict of law rules; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE TERMS OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW NOW OR HEREAFTER ENACTED THAT IS BASED ON, DERIVED FROM, SIMILAR TO, OR CONNECTED WITH THE UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT DRAFTED BY THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMMISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS SHALL NOT APPLY EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAW EXPRESSLY PROHIBITS ALTERATION BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE APPLICABILITY OF ONE OR MORE SECTIONS OF THE LAW.
 
9. Miscellany
By accessing, viewing, or using the works, content, or materials on this Site, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts presiding in Jefferson County, Kentucky, and agree to accept service of process by personal delivery or mail and hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available. This Site is controlled and operated by LBA from its offices within the United States. Without limiting anything else, LBA makes no representation that the works, content, materials, services, information, or products available on, in, or through the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where they are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. The waiver or failure of LBA to exercise in any respect any right provided hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of such right in the future or a waiver of any of other rights established under these Terms and Conditions. Headings used in these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the Privacy Statement, are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions (or the Privacy Statement). The waiver or failure of LBA to exercise in any respect any right provided hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of such right in the future or a waiver of any of other rights established under these Terms and Conditions.
 
This Site and KLRS is provided as a public service of LBA. The information on this Site shall in no way be construed as legal advice, and KLRS and LBA by administering this Site and making lawyer referrals through this Site, shall in no way be deemed to represent any user in a legal capacity. Lawyers who accept referrals from this Site are not employees of LBA. LBA does not recommend or endorse the services of lawyers referred through or listed on this Site. The information on these pages has been supplied by the lawyers listed, and has not been supplied or altered by LBA.