Terms and ConditionsAgreement between user and http://national-academy.net
Welcome to http://national-academy.net. The http://national-academy.net website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys ("NACDA"). http://national-academy.net is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of http://national-academy.net constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
http://national-academy.net is a E-commerce Site
The purpose of the Website is to provide those in need of a Criminal Defense attorney a list of attorneys who handle this type of law. In addition the Criminal Defense Academy seeks to provide information and value added resources to it's member subscriber attorneys.
Visiting http://national-academy.net or sending emails to Criminal Defense Academy constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that Criminal Defense Academy is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. Criminal Defense Academy and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
Criminal Defense Academy does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use http://national-academy.net only with permission of a parent or guardian.
The “Top 10 Attorney Award″ is a title awarded by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Attorneys are accurate numerically with respect to the quantity of members nominated and researched, compared to the general population of attorneys in the United States. However, it is impossible to arithmetically provide a mathematical or scientific basis for this distinction. The selection process is inherently subjective, reliant on the availability of publicly available information, including information which attorneys themselves make publicly available.
Fees and Payment
When you first register for your paid membership with the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, we will charge your credit card the current fee for the attorney member account.
Membership fees are based on a year. The small administrative fee, if the attorney accepts the award, covers administrate cost, research, and other items; such as the website, updating vendor discounts, and media. Our website generates over 1,200 unique hits per week. We offer several members only discounts and other outstanding benefits for the administrative fee.
Your subscription will continue for twelve months, unless terminated by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys or until you notify the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys by email or mail sent to our address indicating your decision to terminate your subscription. You agree to pay or have paid all fees and charges incurred in connection with your username and password for the Website (including any applicable taxes) at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred.
You may cancel your subscription at any time by mail sent to our contact address or email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. No refunds will be issued.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
http://national-academy.net may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Criminal Defense Academy and Criminal Defense Academy is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Criminal Defense Academy is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Criminal Defense Academy of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via http://national-academy.net are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the http://national-academy.net domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Criminal Defense Academy may share such information and data with any third party with whom Criminal Defense Academy has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of http://national-academy.net users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Criminal Defense Academy or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Criminal Defense Academy content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Criminal Defense Academy and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Criminal Defense Academy or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Third Party Accounts
You will be able to connect your Criminal Defense Academy account to third party accounts. By connecting your Criminal Defense Academy account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Criminal Defense Academy from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Criminal Defense Academy Content accessed through http://national-academy.net in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Criminal Defense Academy, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Criminal Defense Academy reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Criminal Defense Academy in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. NATIONAL ACADEMY OF Criminal Defense ATTORNEYS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF Criminal Defense ATTORNEYS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. NATIONAL ACADEMY OF Criminal Defense ATTORNEYS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Criminal Defense Academy reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Criminal Defense Academy as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Criminal Defense Academy's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Criminal Defense Academy's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Criminal Defense Academy with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Criminal Defense Academy with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Criminal Defense Academy with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
Criminal Defense Academy reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which http://national-academy.net is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Criminal Defense Academy encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Criminal Defense Academy welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
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