Terms of Use

Terms of use

Effective December 2016

Welcome to the Politank* website (the ” Politank* Site”). This site is operated by Politank*, a corporation company with offices in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Politank* Site. By using the Politank* Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you are not authorized to access the Politank* Site. Politank* reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time by posting modified Terms of Use on the Politank* Site, and your continued use of the Politank* Site thereafter will constitute agreement with such modifications.

Nature of Information and Materials

Although the Politank* Site may provide information concerning legal issues, such information is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. You agree that Politank* is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice by providing the information and materials on the Politank* Site, and that your use of the Politank* Site does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Politank*. Politank* assumes no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information or material on the Politank* Site. While Politank* takes reasonable measures to keep the information on the Politank* Site accurate, complete and up-to-date, Politank* will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the inaccuracy, incompleteness or lack of timeliness of the information.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

All materials contained on the Politank* Site, and all intellectual property rights there to, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress, are owned by Politank* or its affiliates. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, transmit, modify or distribute any of the materials contained on the Politank* Site, except for your personal, noncommercial use, absent the prior written approval of Politank*. In the event that you gain access to information not intended to be accessed by you, you agree that you will immediately notify Politank* and lawfully destroy all copies of such information in your possession.

Links to Other Politank* Site

The Politank* Site may include links to other Internet sites that are beyond the control of Politank*. Politank* is not responsible for the content of any such site, makes no representations regarding any such site, and does not necessarily endorse or approve of the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through any such site. You acknowledge and agree that your linking to other site, your use of such site, and your use of any information, material, products and services offered by such site, are solely at your own risk.

Disclaimer

The materials provided on the Politank* Site are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Politank*  disclaims all express and implied warranties with regard to the information and materials contained on the Politank*   Site, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Politank*, or its members, attorneys, employees or affiliates, or contributors to the Politank* Site, be liable for any loss or injury, or any damages, whether direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, or otherwise, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, resulting from your access or use of the Politank* Site. You hereby waive any and all such claims against Politank*, its partners, affiliates, and contributors. You agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental elements of this agreement, and that the Politank* Site and its materials would not be provided to you absent such limitations. Some state statutes may restrict this limitation of liability.

Indemnification

You agree that you will not use the Politank* Site for any unlawful purpose, or for any purpose prohibited by these Terms of Use. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Politank*, its members, attorneys, employees, affiliates and contributors from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to (i) your violation of these Terms of Use, and/or (ii) your posting or use of materials on the Politank* Site.

Non-Waiver

Politank* failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

No Legal Advice

The information on the Politank* Site is made available for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute specific legal advice or to be a substitute for advice from qualified counsel. The information may not reflect recent developments in the law, may not be complete, and may not be accurate in or applicable to your jurisdiction. Because the information is general in nature and may not pertain to your specific circumstances, you should not rely on or act or refrain from acting based on any information without first obtaining advice from professional counsel qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdictions.

No Attorney-Client Relationship

Politank* has a policy of entering into attorney-client relationships with its clients only after certain procedures have been completed, including executing an engagement letter and addressing professional responsibility conflicts as required by Puerto Rico law. You agree that your access to the Politank* Site or receipt of the information on it, or your transmission of electronic mail to addresses on the Politank* Site, does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Politank*.

No Advertising or Solicitation

The Politank* Site is not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation.

Sensitive Communications

You agree that electronic mail sent by you to Politank* will not be treated as confidential or invoke an attorney-client privilege; provided, however, that if you are an existing client of Politank* and you send an electronic mail to Politank* pertaining to a matter in which Politank* then represents you, such electronic mail may be entitled to be treated as confidential or privileged. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that electronic mail and the Internet are generally insecure media of communication, and Politank* cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any electronic mail sent to or received by it or any information submitted by you to Politank*through the Politank* Site.

Authorized Practice

Each Politank* attorney is licensed to practice only in those jurisdictions set forth in that attorney’s biography on the Politank* Site. Except as specifically stated, each Politank* attorney is not certified (including as a specialist) by any professional or government authority. The listing of Politank* attorneys in practice groups is not intended to indicate any professional or governmental certification.

No Warranty of Results

The information on the Politank* Site may contain descriptions of matters in which Politank*   successfully represented its clients. The results of these matters were dependent on their specific circumstances, and are in no way intended to be predictive of future results, even in similar circumstances, or offer any type of guarantee or assurance of outcome. Information pertaining to Politank* clients does not reflect the opinions of such clients.

Privacy

With respect to information submitted or collected on the Politank* Site, you accept Politank* privacy policy as set forth in this section. Politank*   is not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party website to which the Politank* Site hyperlinks. When you use the Politank* Site, which may be hosted in part or its entirety by a third party, the Politank* Site will collect certain information indirectly and automatically (through, for example, the use of “cookies” or your “IP address”) about your activities. Politank* uses this activity information (the “Activity Information”) for internal purposes only.

The Politank* Site is designed so that you may generally browse it without providing any personally identifiable information. Certain areas of the Politank*   Site, however, may require or allow the voluntarily submission of personally identifiable information. Politank* uses information for the purposes for which it was submitted by you to Politank* .

Politank* may share your personally identifiable information with third parties, including third parties performing services for or on behalf of Politank*. Such services may include communications, database, event management, hosting, mailing, and marketing services. Politank* cannot fully ensure that your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties. However, Politank* has implemented and follows appropriate technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of your personally identifiable information. You should know, however, that Politank*   cannot fully eliminate such risks.

Governing Law and Forum

You agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Politank*   Site or these Notices and Terms will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico without reference to conflict of laws that would require the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s Court of First Instance, San Juan Part, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.