Your privacy is of great importance to Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio (“PBPO”). As a user of PBPO’s website (the “Site”), you are valued by PBPO, and we will take appropriate measures to protect the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) provided by and collected from you on the Site in connection with the functions, facilities, products and services offered on the Site (the “PBPO Services”).
What Information Does PBPO Collect About Site Visitors?
At the Site, we do not collect Personal Information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. PBPO gathers data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., only when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. Personal Information that we collect falls in to four primary categories.
We may receive and store the information that you enter Information that Site Visitors Give Us:at our website, provide to us on a “Request for Legal Assistance” page or a “Volunteer Opportunities” page or give to us in any other way. You can always choose not to provide some or all of the information which we request. This information is used solely by PBPO and other entities in furtherance of PBPO’s charitable activities.
Automatic Information: Whenever you interact with PBPO, we receive and store certain types of information. For example, we may use “cookies” to obtain information when your web browser accesses this website. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier, which we transfer to your computer via your Web browser and store on your computer’s hard drive. On most web browsers you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie, and how to turn cookies off. When you visit our website(s), our server(s) automatically recognize and log information that your browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, date/time of the request, etc. Our server(s) do not recognize your email address unless you logged in and provided it to us. We collect this information, particularly information about your browser, to improve usability.
In order to make the email we send you more helpful and relevant to your interests, we receive and store certain types of information. For instance, if your computer supports this functionality, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email we send you. We may also receive a confirmation when you follow a hyperlink from one of our email messages to our website. If you want to stop receiving Email Communications:email from us, simply hit reply and type “unsubscribe” in the subject field or contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does PBPO Share the Information It Receives?
We are not in the business of selling information about our Site visitors. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you and we treat it with great care and respect. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your data with certain third parties. We will share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it, or (ii) we are required to by law.
Access to Information About You.
What Choices Do I Have?
Links to Third Party Sites
Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
Restrictions on Use of Materials
You acknowledge that the Site contains Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that the Content is and shall remain the property of PBPO or any other party (each a “Contributor”) who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the Content. You shall at no time assert any claims of ownership over any content by reason of your use of or any right to use the Site and shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest arising therefrom. You agree to comply with all copyright and trademark laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Content. You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part. You may print copies of the Content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, or maintained by the Contributor, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED AS A SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. NO INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE SITE CONSTITUTES LEGAL ADVICE, NOR DOES IT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PBPO OR ANY OTHER PARTY. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NONE OF PBPO, ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE “PBPO PARTIES”) GUARANTEES THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT.
NONE OF PBPO PARTIES WARRANTS THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE, ITS SERVER, OR ANY FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THE SITE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU.
NONE OF PBPO PARTIES MAKES ANY, AND HEREBY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY, REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, ALL OF PBPO PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF PBPO PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTENT ON THE SITE. YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF PBPO PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICE, OR THE AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS PBPO PARTIES’ LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE.
Links to Other Sites
As a convenience to you, the Site may periodically provide links to third-party websites through links available on the Site including websites of entities that are affiliated with PBPO (“Third-Party Sites”) where we feel it is appropriate. Our decision to link to a Third-Party Site is not an endorsement of the content in that linked Third-Party Site. PBPO IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY WEB SITE, NOR DOES PBPO MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENT (OR THE ACCURACY OF SUCH CONTENT) ON ANY THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES, AND PBPO SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER IN RELATION TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING. You should take precautions when downloading files from all Sites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked Third-Party Sites, you do so at your own risk. You should direct any concerns to the Third-Party Sites’ administrator or webmaster.
No Framing Allowed
Elements of the Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors. None of the Content for our Site may be retransmitted without the express written consent of PBPO.
The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is Erin C. Childs, Esq., Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
PBPO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate the Agreement and your access to all or any part of the Site or the Content, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. PBPO reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the Site or the content at any time without prior notice or liability.
User Must Comply with Applicable Laws
The Site is based in Ohio. PBPO makes no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded or are appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you access the Site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.
In the event that any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The paragraph headings herein are provided only for reference and shall have no effect on the construction or interpretation of the Agreement. PBPO’s failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of the Agreement will not constitute a waiver of its right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of the Agreement. Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of the Agreement. The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, except with regard to its conflicts of law rules. Any action relating to the Content, Site or the Agreement must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Ohio, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Content, Site or the Agreement must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose, or be barred. The Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties for the Site and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written, or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter. You agree to use the Content and the Site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from any use of the Content or the Site that would constitute an illegal offense, give rise to liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.