Terms & Conditions
Agreement to terms of usage as prerequisite to using website.
Welcome to the Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP website (hereinafter the “Website”). By accessing and using the Website you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Usage, including but not limited to, the disclaimer of all warranties, both express and implied, and the disclaimer of all liability. If you do not agree to the following Terms of Usage, you are not permitted to use the Website or any of the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations available on or accessible through the Website.
The Website and its services are available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, the Website and its services are not available to anyone under the age of thirteen (13). If you do not meet the qualifications set forth in this paragraph, you may not use the Website and its services.
Status of parties.
You agree that no attorney-client relationship exists between you and Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP (hereinafter “Wyatt”) as a result of your use of this Website. You further agree that Wyatt is not providing legal advice to you through the Website, but instead is merely presenting general legal information. You recognize that you should not rely upon the information posted on the Website without first seeking professional legal counsel.
Wyatt’s right to terminate your access.
Wyatt, in its sole discretion and with or without cause, may terminate your access to and use of the Website. Wyatt may exercise any or all of its rights pursuant to this paragraph at any time and without prior notice and without liability to you or to any third-party for the exercise of its rights.
Permissible uses of Website materials.
You are hereby granted a license by Wyatt to copy and distribute the materials on this Website subject to the following restrictions: (1) The license only applies to those materials for which Wyatt owns the copyright and does not extend to any other material; (2) The license is revocable and subject to termination at Wyatt’s sole discretion, with or without cause; (3) Your use of the Website’s materials must be for non-commercial purposes; (4) You may not sell or sublicense any material that you copy from the Website; (5) This license is non-exclusive and non-transferable; (6) Any copies of materials from this Website must contain the legend “Reprinted with permission from www.wyattfirm.com. © 2004 Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP. All warranties expressly disclaimed.” To request Wyatt’s permission to use the Website for any other purpose, please contact: Ms. Julie Hensley, CIO, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP, 250 West Main Street, Suite 1600, Lexington, Kentucky 40507-1746, (859) 288-7657.
License to Wyatt to use content which you post or distribute via the Website.
By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication (collectively referred to as “Content”) through the Website you are granting Wyatt an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license (the “License”) to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display the Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate the Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed and to fully sub-license any and all of the rights conveyed pursuant to the License. The License shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.
Disclaimer of all express and implied warranties.
The Website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Website may not reflect the most current state of the law. Wyatt does not warrant the timeliness, accuracy or suitability of any of the information, content, services, images, graphics, products or representations appearing on the Website. Wyatt does not warrant that any communications sent to, from, or through the Website are secure or confidential. All information, content, services, images, graphics, products and representations are provided “AS IS”and without any warranty of any kind.
WITH REGARD TO ALL INFORMATION, REPRESENTATIONS, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, CONTENT, PRODUCT AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, WYATT HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY TYPE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Disclaimer of responsibility for material posted at other “linked” sites.
There are links on the Website which allow you to leave the Website and to visit other websites which are not under Wyatt’s control or direction. Accordingly, Wyatt is not and cannot be held liable or responsible for the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations of any linked website. Wyatt cannot and does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in those linked websites is accurate, legal and inoffensive, or that those sites do not contain viruses or will not otherwise adversely affect your computer. Wyatt provides links to these other websites solely as a convenience to you.
Limitation on liability for damages.
WYATT IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE VIEWING OF, USAGE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION, REPRESENTATIONS, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, CONTENT, PRODUCT AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE; WYATT IS NOT LIABLE FOR THESE DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER AN ACTION IS BROUGHT IN TORT OR CONTRACT AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU WARNED WEBSITE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS LISTED ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Without waiving any of the exclusions and limitations listed above, in no event shall Wyatt be held liable for any failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Internet failures, equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, electrical power failures, labor disputes, strikes, civil disturbances, war, revolutions, riots, insurrections, labor and/or material shortages, storms, fires, floods, explosions, Acts of God and governmental actions.
Requirement of indemnification for damage caused by Website visitors.
As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to Wyatt that you will not use the Website for unlawful purposes or in ways which are prohibited by these terms of usage or which could damage or disable the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website. You agree to indemnify and hold Wyatt and its officers, agents and employees harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website.
All original contents of the Website, including but not limited to words, images and sounds, are: © 2011 Wyatt, LLC. Except as explicitly stated, all rights are reserved.
Trademarks appearing on the Website, including but not limited to WYATT, are the property of their respective owners may not be reproduced without their owners’ express permission. The design and layout of the Website is protected as trade dress and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part.
Any dispute regarding the Terms of Usage or the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations provided on or through this Website shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The exclusive venue for any arbitration proceeding shall be Louisville, Kentucky. Judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Pending the completion of arbitration, Wyatt may seek any interim or preliminary relief necessary to protect its rights or property from any court of competent jurisdiction. Any action related to the Website will be governed by Kentucky law and U.S.A. federal law.
Severability of provisions.
The provisions of the Terms of Usage are severable and the invalidity or unenforceability of any provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions. If any provision of the Terms of Usage is invalid or unenforceable: (1) A suitable and equitable provision shall be substituted in order to carry out, so far as may be valid and enforceable, the intent and purpose of such invalid or unenforceable provision; and (2) The remainder of the Terms of Usage and the application of such provision to other persons, entities or circumstances shall not be affected by such invalidity or unenforceability of such provision, or the application thereof, in any other jurisdiction. A printed version of the Terms of Usage shall be admissible in any proceeding based upon or relating to the Terms of Usage to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Wyatt’s right to modify the content and terms.
Wyatt reserves the right to make changes at any time, with or without notice, to the Terms of Usage and to the Website and to the information, representations, images, graphics, content, products and services contained on or accessible through the Website. These changes are effective immediately upon posting on the Website. Please periodically check this page so that you may become aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Website following any changes constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Usage as modified.
Date of last update to Terms of Usage.
The Terms of Usage were last updated on October 5, 2004.