Updated: June 18, 2019
Information We Collect. To better serve Site visitors, C&D may collect two basic types of information:
Personally Identifiable Information:
You do not have to provide C&D with personally identifying information (e.g., name, telephone number, email address, city and/or state of residence) as a condition of using the C&D Site. You are under no obligation to provide us with personally identifiable information of any kind. We will only collect personally identifiable information if you provide it to us, and it will be used by us to fulfill requests for information.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
Marketing. Communications with your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent: We may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visit to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Other Third Parties. We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Security of Personal Information. C&D maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of your personally identifying information. Please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other types of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information. Due to the nature of the Internet and related technology, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and C&D expressly disclaims any such obligation.
Policies for Users of the Site Under Age 18. The Site is not intended for use by individuals under 18 years of age. Users under the age of 18 should get the permission of a parent or guardian to use the C&D Site. C&D does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 18 at our Site, except for the limited circumstances described below. In the event a child under the age of 18 submits a question to us at our Site and identifies his or her age, we may use the child’s email address for the sole purpose of responding to the child’s question on a one-time-only basis. However, we will not use the child’s email address for further contact, and we will remove the address from our records after we have initially responded. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
Accessing and Updating Your Information. Visitors who would like to correct, update or delete any personally identifiable information may contact us with a request to do so at Citron & Deutsch, 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 970, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Telephone (310) 475-0321. We may take a reasonable period of time to respond to any request to update or modify any information. If you request the deletion or modification of your personal information maintained by us, such information may be retained for a period of time in our backup systems as a precaution against system failures. Some information may be retained for longer periods as required by law, contract or auditing requirements.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below. If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Site, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
Terms & Conditions of Use of Our Website
Updated: June 22, 2012
You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through this website may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that we have no control over third party networks you may access in the course of the use of this website, and therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.
Contact. By completing the contact form, or using this website, you grant us the right to follow up with you through email, SMS, phone, or direct mail.
No Legal Advice; No Attorney-Client Relationship. The content in this Site: (a) is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice, and (b) is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship; your receipt and/or use of such content does not create an attorney-client relationship. Although it is our intention to keep this information current, we make no warranty, promise or guarantee that the information is correct, complete, or up-to-date. You should not rely on any such content without first consulting a licensed attorney familiar with your particular facts and legal issues. Any e-mail or other communications sent from you to us through the Site will not be treated as confidential unless we agree in advance to treat it as such. Accordingly, do not send us any information about any matter which may involve you unless and until we have formalized our agreement to represent you.
Circular 230 Disclosure. Any tax information or written tax advice contained in this Site is not intended to be and cannot be used by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding tax penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. This statement is made pursuant to U.S. Treasury Regulations governing tax practice.
Registration Form and Privacy. To schedule a consultation, you may complete our online registration form, which requests certain information and data such as your name, phone number, email, and case type (“Registration Data”). By submitting such information, you agree that all information provided in the Registration Data is true and accurate and that you will maintain and update this information as required in order to keep it current, complete, and accurate.
Conduct on Website. Your use of the website is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, including Netiquette, and you are solely responsible for the contents of your communications through the website. If applicable, by posting information in or otherwise using any communications service or other interactive services that may be available to you on or through this website, such as requesting a consultation, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content — including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information — that:
- Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies;
- Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party;
- Constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
- Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or
- Impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives.
Intellectual Property. The entirety of the content in this Site is a collective work owned by C&D and is protected by the U.S. and international copyright laws. All elements comprising this Site, including without limitation, the text, Site design, information, communications, software, photos, videos, sounds, music, logos, graphics, icons, and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof are the sole property of C&D or its licensors, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used in this Site is the property of C&D or its licensors, and such software is also protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You are only permitted to use the content as expressly authorized by us or the specific content provider. Permission is granted to electronically display and electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this Site for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of any content of this Site is strictly prohibited. You are solely responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any copyrighted material that is available on this website. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this website may violate copyright and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties. Neither we nor our Affiliates warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on, or obtained through, this website will not infringe the rights of third parties.
Please do not submit confidential or proprietary information to us unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise. We are also unable to accept your unsolicited ideas or proposals, so please do not submit them to us in any circumstance.
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you or any user of this website believes its copyright, trademark or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this website, you or the user should send a notification to our Designated Agent (as identified below) immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be subject to infringing activity and that is to be removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the materials;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringing.
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C.A. Sec. 512(c), our Designated Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as indicated below. Service of repeat infringers of copyright or of users about whom repeat claims of copyright infringement are received will be terminated.
Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement:
You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, we may immediately remove the identified materials from our website without liability to you or any other party and that the claims of the complaining party and the party that originally posted the materials will be referred to the United States Copyright Office for adjudication as provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SITE, ITS CONTENTS, AND THE SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. C&D EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, ITS USES, AND THE SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, ACCURACY, AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ALL HARM, WHETHER TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY, ARISING OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR SYSTEMS OR DATA.
THIS WEBSITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES AT THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES AT THIS WEBSITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND WE MAKE NO PROMISE TO UPDATE SUCH MATERIALS OR SERVICES.
THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER ACQUISITION OF ANY MATERIALS THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND WITH YOUR AGREEMENT THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES.
Through your use of the website, you may have the opportunities to engage in commercial transactions with other users and vendors. You acknowledge that all transactions relating to any merchandise or services offered by any party, including, but not limited to the purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery terms relating to such transactions, are agreed to solely between the seller or purchaser of such merchandise and services and you. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY TRANSACTIONS EXECUTED THROUGH, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SUCH TRANSACTIONS ARE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICES, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE FROM A THIRD PARTY IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY SUCH THIRD PARTY, AND NOT BY US OR ANY OTHER OF OUR AFFILIATES.
In addition, the materials on this website may include sample or form agreements, letters or other documents, including financially or legally significant documents such as contracts and other items (“Forms”). These Forms are provided solely as examples of typical documents of their kind, and the delivery and use of Forms does not constitute legal, accounting or other professional advice. Under no circumstances will C&D or its Affiliates be liable for any loss or damages caused by your reliance on information or advice obtained through this website, including your use of any of the Forms. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, opinions, advice, Forms or other content available on or through this website. In particular, you are urged to consult an appropriate professional licensed in your jurisdiction before using any Forms or otherwise relying on any legal, accounting, or other professional advice or information obtained on or through this website.
SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL C&D, OR ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, EVEN IF MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE SITE.
FURTHER, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR THIRD PARTY GOODS AND SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR FOR ASSISTANCE IN CONDUCTING COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE PROCESSING OF ORDERS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Communication Concerning Availability of Professional Employment. The Site is a “communication” within the meaning of Rule 1-400 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct. This Site is not intended as, nor should it in any way be construed as, a “Solicitation” as also defined by that rule. If you believe that the Site violates any applicable ethical rule, whether in your jurisdiction or elsewhere, you should immediately leave the Site, and disregard all information and other materials available on the Site.
Use of Website and Storage of Material. You agree that we have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any content maintained or transmitted on or through this website. You further acknowledge that we reserve the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in our sole discretion, with or without notice.
You may not use this website to publish material that we determine, at our sole discretion, to be unlawful, indecent, or objectionable, or which violates the restrictions described in “Conduct on Website” above. Misuse of network resources in a manner that impairs network performance, including excessive consumption of CPU time, memory, disk space, and session time, is prohibited and may result in the suspension of any interaction or termination of your contract.
This website is not designed or intended to be used as a disaster recovery facility or as an emergency data storage facility. Although we take reasonable precautions to preserve and protect the material you upload to the website, you should not rely on the website as your only storage facility. You should preserve backup copies of any digital data, information or other materials that you have uploaded. You agree not to hold us for any damage to, any deletion of or any failure to store your files, data or Registration Data.
Export Controls. Software available on or through this website is subject to United States Export Controls. No software from this website may be downloaded or exported (a) into (or to a resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country which the United States has embargoed goods; or (b) anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
International Use. Although this website may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any service, and/or information made in connection with this website is void where prohibited.
Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons, therefore, your right to use the services available on this website immediately ceases. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection therewith.
Third Party Links. C&D may provide links to websites, information, documents, software, materials, and/or services operated by third parties. These websites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. C&D makes no representations whatsoever about any third-party websites that you may access through this Site, and the fact that we have linked to another site should not be construed as an endorsement of that site or its proprietor. These other websites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such websites, nor are we responsible for errors or omission in any reference to other parties or their services. C&D is not responsible for the content on other websites or the privacy practices or terms and conditions of use of such websites. You assume all responsibility and liability resulting from your use of such websites
Participation in Promotions. From time to time, this website may include advertisements offered by third parties. You may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of the advertisers showing their services on this website. Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such correspondence or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser. We assume no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion.
Communications with C&D. By sending C&D any ideas, comments, suggestions, questions, or other material, you grant C&D an unrestricted, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such material in any manner, including in connection with C&D’s business, and you also agree that C&D is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send us for any purpose. You agree that no comments or other information submitted by you to C&D will violate any personal or proprietary right of any third party (including, without limitation, copyright and trademark rights). You agree that no comments or other information submitted by you to C&D will be libelous, obscene, harassing, abusive, or otherwise unlawful. You agree that you shall remain solely liable for the contents of any comments or other information submitted by you to C&D.
Indemnity. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless C&D, and its officers, employees, agents, representatives, suppliers, and content and service providers, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions of use by you or any other person accessing the Site using your internet account or that arise from your use or misuse of this website. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
Governing Law and Venue. This website (excluding any linked websites) is controlled by us from our offices within the State of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this website both of us agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof and the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this website and the purchase of services available through this website. Each of us agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County and the United States District Court for the Central District of California with respect to such matters. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute relating in any way to this website, its contents or the services rendered, shall reside in the courts of Los Angeles County, California. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in federal and state courts of Los Angeles County, California, in connection with any such claim or dispute
Applicable Law. Your use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its choice of law principles. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California with respect to any legal proceedings arising out of these terms and conditions of use or your use of the C&D Site.
Changes to the Site. C&D reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the Site at any time without prior notice to you.
You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this website, or use of or access to this website.
Questions. If you have any questions about these terms and conditions, please contact us. We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Citron & Deutsch, 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 970, Los Angeles, CA 90024.