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Terms & Conditions

Revised August 10, 2016.
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Legalist provides data-backed litigation financing for lawsuits in the United States. Legalist Inc., the Delaware corporation that runs this web site, and any services, features, functionalities it offers, may be collectively referred to as “Legalist”. This Terms of Use Agreement (henceforth, “Terms”) sets forth the legally binding agreement for your use of the Legalist site, which you accept by your use. The Terms, as revised from time to time, shall remain in full force and effect while you use Legalist. We may change the Terms from time to time without notice by posting on the Legalist site, a revised Terms of Use that becomes effective upon posting and your use of Legalist after such posting is your acceptance of the posted Terms.

USE OF SITE

Those who use or visit the Legalist site or use its services agree to the provisions of the then-current Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and all applicable laws relating to Legalist services. If at any point You do not agree to the Terms, you must discontinue your use of Legalist. This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect for the duration of your access to Legalist.

LIMITED CONFIDENTIALITY

The operational details of this web site, including its manner and means of operation, cognizable database or data structure features, or other details not facially evident from basic use (e.g., mechanisms by which dockets are tagged, advanced search mechanisms, etc.), have from inception been and remain confidential. By using this web site you so agree; and you agree to reasonably maintain such confidentiality within the legal entity or branch of government granted access hereto.

OWNERSHIP

Legalist retain all rights to the design of its website, its services, all derivative data, all analysis relating to the data, and the entirety of the manner of which such data is accessed, displayed, and used. All reservable rights are retained by Legalist, both by contract, and under federal and state law (including copyright, anti-hacking, and other laws).

DATA ACCESS POLICIES

In using this site, you hereby agree that neither you nor any party, person, or computational agent in any way related to you, will automatically extract information from this web site. You further agree not to copy wholesale portions of the underlying data, database, system framework, or features, in ANY way (manually or automatically). Legalist may be forced to pursue violators of its data access policies. You understand and agree to this policy. By using or accessing this site in any way—whether individually, through a third party agent, or by automated, computational process—you agree that you understand and will comply with such policies, and you waive all rights to challenge Legalist’s right of enforcement. By any use hereof, you agree that neither you nor any related entity shall copy or attempt to copy Legalist’s features.

GENERAL DISCLAIMERS

This database / web site, and the data therein—along with all related functionalities, services, and features—is provided on an “as is” basis. Nothing on this site is intended to be, nor can it be in any way be construed as, legal counsel. Consult a licensed legal professional for all legal matters—including all litigation matters. Neither Legalist nor any of its affiliates, is in any way representing that the data posted herein is complete or reliable. ON THE CONTRARY, WE HEREBY STATE THAT SUCH POSTED DATA IS IN “ALPHA”, OR EXPERIMENTAL FORM, AND IS THEREBY KNOWN TO BE BOTH INCOMPLETE AND UNRELIABLE. All statistical information on the courts is GENERALLY AND GLOBALLY known to be, or has historically been, highly unreliable. Any party reviewing or in any way making use of such data should conduct independent confirmations of such data.

LEGALIST PROVIDES THE SERVICES SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES TO YOU AND ALL USAGE OF THE DELIVERABLES BY YOU IS AT YOUR OWN AND SOLE RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY USE OF SUCH INFORMATION. LEGALIST SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR INTERPRETATION OF THE SITE OR SERVICES, OR FAILURE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR SERVICES.

IN NO EVENT WILL LEGALIST BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, LOST PROFITS, REVENUES, BUSINESS LOSS OR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, ECONOMIC, CONSEQUENTIAL, COVER OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. LEGALIST’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR DIRECT DAMAGES TO YOU UNDER THESE TERMS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE CONSIDERATION PAID OR PAYABLE BY YOU TO LEGALIST FOR THE USE OF SITE OR SERVICES. YOU FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE ANY THIRD PARTY CONTRIBUTORS THAT MAY CONTRIBUTE CONTENT TO THE LEGALIST DATA AND SERVICES FROM ALL LIABILITY REGARDING THE DATA AND SERVICES AND AGREE THAT ANY AGREEMENTS BETWEEN YOU AND ANY PARTY CONCERNING LEGALIST DATA AND/OR SERVICES WILL CONTAIN A CLAUSE RELEASING ANY CONTRIBUTOR FROM WHICH LEGALIST MAY HAVE ACQUIRED CONTENT FROM ALL LIABILITY REGARDING THE DATA AND SERVICES.

FURTHER, THE SERVICES MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES, ADVERTISERS, SERVICES, SPECIAL OFFERS, OR OTHER EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES THAT ARE NOT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY LEGALIST. LEGALIST DOES NOT ENDORSE OR ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY SUCH THIRD-PARTY SITES, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES. IF YOU ACCESS ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE, SERVICE, OR CONTENT FROM LEGALIST, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU AGREE THAT LEGALIST WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CLAIM(S) RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE, SERVICE, OR CONTENT.

LEGALIST MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT ACCESS TO LEGALIST WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, COMPLETE OR ERROR FREE. NOR DOES LEGALIST MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE LIFE OF ANY URL OR OTHER THIRD PARTY WEB SERVICE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PROVISION OF INTERNET BASED SERVICES ENTAILS THE LIKELIHOOD OF SOME HUMAN AND MACHINE ERRORS, DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS AND LOSSES, INCLUDING THE INADVERTENT LOSS OF LEGALIST DATA. LEGALIST SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICES DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR RESONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING ACTS OF GOD, WAR, ACTS OF GOVERNMENT, ACTS OF TERROR, CIVIL UNREST, FIRES, FLOODS, EARTHQUAKES, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER FAILURE OR DELAY, OR DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACK.

SECURITY

While we take the security of our site extremely seriously, Legalist cannot guarantee that third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. Please notify us immediately of any compromise or unauthorized use of your account.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms will be governed by the law of the state of Massachusetts, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Each party agrees the state and federal courts for/in Cambridge, MA will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising out of these Terms. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you and Legalist agree that any claim or cause of action relating to these Terms be brought within one (1) year from the date on which such claim or action arose, or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

To the extent allowed by applicable law, you and Legalist agree that any claim or cause of action relating to these Terms be brought within one (1) year from the date on which such claim or action arose, or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

CONTACT

The Services are operated and provided by:
Legalist Inc.
148B W Dana St,
Mountain View, CA 94041.