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Introduction. Thank you for visiting www.beardlawco.com (the “Site”), a website established by Beard Law Company, a law firm practicing at offices located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States of America (“U.S.”). Our U.S. postal mail address for this Site is Beard Law Company, 301 North Spring Street, Suite 203, Bellefonte, PA 16823 and you can contact us by email at info@beardlawco.com. This Site contains general legal information and information about our legal services. The following Terms and Conditions apply to your use of this Site. By using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to comply with these terms (the “Agreement”). If you do not accept any of these terms, please do not use the Site. Our Privacy Policy is contained on a separate page (please click here to view our Privacy Policy). Disclaimers regarding this Site are also contained on a separate page (please click here to view our Disclaimers). Please read this page and our Privacy Policy and our Disclaimers carefully.

General. Your use of this Site indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. We may from time to time change the terms that govern your use of our Site and we will post such revised Terms and Conditions on this page. Accessing the Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms and Conditions as changed.

Terms of Use.
a. Trademarks & Copyright: Copyright in the contents of this Site (including without limitation all images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials that appear on this Site and HTML and other code) is owned by Beard Law Company, or its licensors and may be vigorously protected by the relevant owner. The modification, copying or incorporation into any other work of part or all of the material in any form is prohibited except that you may print or download extracts for your non-commercial, informational and personal use only. Re-distribution of all or any part of the Site outside your organization is not permitted. All rights are reserved.

Various aspects of the Site, including but not limited to color combinations, button shapes, layout, design and all other graphical elements, may be protected by intellectual property law. Any product names, names of services, trademarks and service marks are the property of Beard Law Company, or the property of their respective owners, as indicated. You may not use trademarks or service marks for any purpose whatsoever other than as permitted by these Terms and Conditions.

b. Links: There may be links that make it easier for you to connect to third party sites or that will let you access this Site from third party sites. Linked third party sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in such a linked site. Existence of links to other third party sites is not an endorsement by Beard Law Company of such site or the products or services contained in or accessible through any linked site. You are permitted to link to our homepage www.beardlawco.com without prior consent. However, we at all times reserve the irrevocable right to rescind consent to any link to this Site, and to take action to terminate any links.

c. Transmission and feedback of information: Any information you transmit through this Site is subject to our Privacy Policy. You agree that we may use and/or disclose information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

d. Do we share the information we receive? Your information may be shared within Beard Law Company. We may also disclose information about your individual visits to the Site or information which identifies you to affiliates or third parties for the purpose of providing you with information about products or services that might be of interest to you. We may also disclose your information as required by law, local regulators and law enforcement officers. Also, certain functions pertaining to the Site such as hosting, storage and disaster recovery are provided by third parties who must necessarily transmit or store your information. Where this is the case their privacy practices will govern use of any information.

e. Acceptable use: The information displayed on the Site may not be used for any purpose except in connection with your direct personal use of the Site as permitted by these Terms and Conditions. In addition, you represent, warrant and agree that you will not use (or plan, encourage or help others to use) the Site for any purpose or in any manner that is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions or by applicable law. You may not do the following in connection with use of the Site:

  • send unsolicited commercial email to the email addresses provided on the Site. The posting of our email addresses is not to be construed as, and does not constitute consent to use of them by any seller of services, any compiler of mailing lists, or any other non-authorized use without prior permission from Beard Law Company. In addition, spam, chain emails, advertising solicitations and similar email solicitations are expressly prohibited

  • transmit to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory or pornographic material or other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law

  • attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our Site, system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization

  • interfere with the proper functioning of the Site or our other operations, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” engaging in service level attacks or otherwise attempting to crash the Site or our computer system

  • send unsolicited e-mail of promotions and/or advertising of products or services

  • spoof or forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail, or frame the contents of any part of the Site within any materials without our express consent.

  • You agree to indemnify us against all claims, demands, actions, expenses, losses, damages and costs (including but not limited to reasonable legal costs, attorneys fees and disbursements) arising from or incurred as a result of breach of these prohibited uses and for breach of our copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights.

    f. Virus checking. It is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are posted on the Site. However, we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from this Site will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. Viruses may be picked-up in transmission across the Internet. Accordingly, for your own protection, you should use virus-checking software when using this Site or accessing any information from the Internet. You must not post or provide to us via this Site, any document or file which you believe may contain a virus. You must virus check any document or file which you intend to post or provide to us via this Site.

    g. Termination: This Agreement is effective unless and until terminated by either you or Beard Law Company. You may terminate this Agreement at any time. We may also terminate this Agreement at any time and may do so immediately without notice, and accordingly deny you access to the Site. However, the applicability of these terms and conditions shall survive and continue to apply to any actions taken or conduct engaged in prior to termination. Upon any termination of this Agreement by either you or us, you must promptly delete and/or destroy all materials downloaded from this Site, as well as copies of such materials, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.

    h. Severance & Waiver: If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

    i. Entire Agreement: Except as provided herein, these terms and conditions are the entire agreement between us and supersede any prior understanding or agreements (written or oral).

    j. Third Party Rights: Nothing in this Agreement is intended to confer on any third party any benefit or any right under statute, law, regulation, directive, ordinance, or otherwise, to enforce any provision of this Agreement or any agreement entered into in connection with it.

    k. Governing Law: Any claim relating to, and the use of, this Site and the materials contained herein is governed by United States law and the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.