Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the web site (the "Site") of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. ("BDA," "us" or "we").  By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms set forth herein.  We may make changes to the Site, these Terms and Conditions, or other policies and conditions that govern use of the Site at any time.  We encourage you to review the Site and these terms periodically for any updates or changes.  Your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed your acceptance of these changes and the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

When you visit the Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically.  You consent to receive communications from us electronically.  We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site.  You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

TRADEMARKS

The following are some of our trademarks and service marks:

All other trademarks, product names, and company names and logos appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners.

YOUR CONDUCT

Any conduct by you that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site will not be permitted.  You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes.

You agree that your use of robots, spiders, crawlers, wanderers, Web agents and other such automated processes on the Site will include only Standard for Robot Exclusion (SRE)-compliant robots ("robots") and when connecting to the Site, prior to downloading or indexing any pages on the Site, such robots will immediately visit http://www.bdainc.com/robots.txt ("the robot.txt file"). You understand that the robots.txt file is the only means by which robots are authorized to access the Site. You agree not to violate any of the robot access policies and acknowledge that any violation of the policies may result in termination of your access to the Site and preclusion of any further access to the Site, without prior notice.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Site, use of the Site, or access to the Site.

You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Site.

SITE CONTENT

You acknowledge that the Site contains information, data, software, photographs, graphics, videos, text, images, typefaces, sounds, and other material (collectively "Content") that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed.  All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content.  You may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part.  If no specific restrictions are displayed, you may make copies of select portions of the Content, provided that the copies are made only for your personal, information and non-commercial use and that you do not alter or modify the Content in any way, and maintain any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices.  Except as provided in the preceding sentence or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws (see e.g. 17 U.S.C. Section 107), you may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way Content protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other proprietary right.  In addition to the foregoing, use of any software Content shall be governed by the software license agreement accompanying such software, if any.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DISTRIBUTING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOOD WILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) THAT RESULT FROM (i) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, (ii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; OR (iii) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE.  BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

You agree to indemnify and hold us, and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of the Content, your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.

EXPORT

The U.S. export control laws regulate the export and re-export of technology originating in the United States.  This includes the electronic transmission of information and software to foreign countries and to certain foreign nationals.  You agree to abide by these laws and their regulations - including but not limited to the Export Administration Act and the Arms Export Control Act and not to transfer, by electronic transmission or otherwise, any Content derived from the Site to either a foreign national or a foreign destination in violation of such laws

OUR RIGHTS

We may elect to monitor areas of the Site by electronic or other means and may disclose any Content, records, or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Site; or (iii) to protect our rights or property or the rights of other users.

We may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, or us.

We reserve the right to refuse to engage in business with you or to refuse service to anyone for any reason.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Occasionally, we may make available a link to a third party's web site. These links will let you leave the Site. The linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. We are not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. We provide the links to you only as a convenience. We do not endorse the site or its use or contents.

APPLICABLE LAW

We control the Site from our offices within the United States of America.  We make no representation that the Content in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited.  Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.  You may not use or export the Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations.  Any claim relating to the Site, the services provided through the Site or the Content shall be governed by the internal laws of the state of Washington, without reference to its choice of law provisions.  You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A.

TERMINATION

These terms are effective until terminated by either party.  If you no longer agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, you must cease your use of the Site. Subject to applicable law, we reserve the right to suspend or deny, in our sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Site with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that we may bar any access to the Site. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Site.

GENERAL INFORMATION

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between us (you and us) and govern the use of the Site.  You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms and Conditions must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

The section titles in the Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the following information:

  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;
  3. identification of the URL or other specific location on the Site where the material that you claim is infringing is located;
  4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:

By mail:
Seed IP Law Group LLP
c/o Kevin Costanza
701 Fifth Ave, Suite 5400
Seattle, WA 98104

By email: [email protected]

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

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