The materials found on this web site (the "Site") have been prepared by Varnum Consulting, LLC ("Varnum") which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the law firm Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett LLP ("VRSH"). The materials are intended for informational purposes only and are not to be considered consulting or legal advice. Use of the Site does not create an attorney-client relationship between the internet user ("User" or "you") and VRSH. The materials found on this Site are not guaranteed to be complete or up to date. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. Do not send us confidential information until you have spoken with one of our consultants or with a VRSH attorney and receive authorization to deliver such materials to us. By using this Site, the User agrees to accept and abide by the Terms and Conditions of Use set forth in this notice. If User does not agree to accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, do not use the Site. Varnum may revise or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use from time to time and post such revisions or modifications on this page. Continued use of the Site after any such revision or modification constitutes User's acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use as so revised or modified.
1. LAWS AND REGULATIONS
User access to the Site is subject to any and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
2. OWNERSHIP/LIMITED LICENSE
Varnum owns all information, content, materials, and other items on the Site (collectively the "Varnum Materials"). Subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use, Varnum grants User a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to view, print and use this Site and the Varnum Materials provided herein. This Site, including all content, organization, graphics, design compilation and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of the United States. User agrees to comply with all applicable copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws in using this Site. Users of this Site are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, displaying, creating derivative works or using any of the Varnum Materials on this Site for commercial or public purposes.
3. NO WARRANTIES/DISCLAIMER
THIS SITE AND THE VARNUM MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND AS SUCH THIS SITE AND THE VARNUM MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. VARNUM DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE VARNUM MATERIALS OR ANY STATEMENT DISPLAYED ON THIS SITE. VARNUM EXPRESSLY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY OF ANY KIND. THIS SITE AND THE VARNUM MATERIALS MAY BE INCORRECT, OUT OF DATE, INAPPROPRIATE FOR ANY PARTICULAR TRANSACTION, AND MAY CONTAIN "BUGS", ERRORS, PROBLEMS, DEFECTS, OR OTHER LIMITATIONS.
Varnum may provide hyperlinks on this Site links to other web sites. If User links to these sites, User will leave this Site and User does so at User's own risk. Varnum makes no warranty or representation regarding any linked web sites or the information appearing on such linked sites. The links do not imply that Varnum sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in the linked sites. Varnum prohibits caching, unauthorized hypertext links to this Site, or the framing of any Materials available on this Site. As such, Varnum reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the Materials available on any other Web Site linked to this Site. Users should be aware that linked Sites may contain rules and regulations, privacy policies, confidentiality policies, and other provisions that differ from the provisions of this Site. Varnum is not responsible for such policies and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such policies.
6. VIOLATIONS OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Varnum reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
7. JURISDICTION/CHOICE OF LAW
Users of this Site acknowledge and agree that this Site is controlled, operated and administered by Varnum from its offices within Grand Rapids, Michigan. Varnum makes no representation that Materials at this Site are appropriate or available for use at any locations outside of Michigan or the United States. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan (without regard to conflicts of law principles). All legal proceedings arising hereunder shall be brought solely in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
8. INFORMATION/PRESS RELEASES
This Site may contain information and press releases concerning Varnum. While this information was believed to be accurate to the best of Varnum's knowledge when put on this Site, Varnum expressly disclaims any duty or obligation to update such information or keep such information current.
These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire Agreement between Varnum and User with respect to the use of this Site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements and understandings with respect to this Site. User agrees to review these Terms and Conditions of Use prior to reviewing any information from the Site. Any cause of action User may have with regard to the use of this Site must be instituted within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred. If any court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement to be unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remainder of this Agreement shall be separately enforced.