TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Brian D. Vincent, PLLC (“COMPANY”) welcomes you to this site, www.vincentlegalgroup.com (“SITE”).

We ask that you read the following terms of use, which constitute a license, that cover your use of this SITE and any transactions that you engage in through this SITE (“AGREEMENT”).

BY ACCESSING, VIEWING, OR USING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE WITH THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

USE OF SITE

This website is provided solely for the use of current and future customers of COMPANY to provide you with information about our firm, to permit you to place orders for products and services, and to enable you to contact our firm with any questions or comments that you may have. Any other use of this site is prohibited.

You may not use any features of this site that permit communications or postings to post, transmit, display, or otherwise communicate any of the following:

  1. Any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful information;
  2. Any advertisement, solicitation, spam, chain letter, or other similar type of information;
  3. Any encouragement of illegal activity;
  4. Unauthorized use or disclosure of private, personally identifiable information of others; or
  5. Any materials subject to trademark, copyright, or other laws protecting any materials or data of others in the absence of a valid license or other right to do so.

SITE MATERIALS AND OWNERSHIP

The information contained on this site, including without limitation, all images, designs, photographs, writings, graphs, data, and other content (“Materials”) are the property of COMPANY and are protected by various copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and or other proprietary rights.

Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute, download, and print portions of this site solely for the purposes of using this site for the authorized uses described above. You must provide correct attribution to COMPANY.

You may use the Content on this site, but you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on all copies of the Contents.

You shall comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this SITE and prevent unauthorized copying of the MATERIALS. Except as provided in this AGREEMENT, COMPANY does not grant you any express or implied right in or under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or trade secret information.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

You expressly agree that use of this website is at your sole risk.

Neither COMPANY, its affiliates, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, or licensors (collectively, “Providers”), or the like, warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this site, or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, security, or currency of the MATERIALS.

The Materials may contain errors, omissions, inaccuracies, or outdated information. Further, COMPANY does not warrant reliability of any statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site.

COMPANY reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. COMPANY may make any other changes to this site, the MATERIALS and the products, programs, services, or prices (if any) described in this site at any time without notice.

THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “WHERE IS,” AND “WHERE AVAILABLE” BASIS.

COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THE MATERIALS, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ANY GOODS OR OTHER PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED, SOLD, OR DISPLAYED ON THIS SITE OR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE GENERALLY, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY OF INFORMATION, QUALITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTION’S LAW APPLIES TO THIS AGREEMENT.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITIES

YOU AGREE THAT COMPANY AND ITS PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR EXPENSE OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM YOUR POSSESSION OR USE OF THE MATERIALS, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE. 

IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A NEGLIGENT ACT, SHALL COMPANY OR ANY OF ITS PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE MATERIALS, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION OFFERED, SOLD, OR DISPLAYED ON THIS SITE, YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE GENERALLY, OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER COMPANY OR ANY OF ITS PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless COMPANY, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors from and against any and all claims and expenses, including actual attorney fees, arising out of or related in any way to your use of the site, violation of this AGREEMENT, violation of any law or regulation, or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.

LIMITATIONS ON CLAIM

Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this SITE must be commenced within six months after the claim or cause of action arises.

TERM AND TERMINATION

Without limiting its other remedies, COMPANY may immediately discontinue, suspend, terminate, or block any user’s access to this site at any time in our sole discretion.

HYPERLINK DISCLAIMERS

As a convenience to you, we may provide on this site links to websites operated by other entities (collectively the “Linked Sites”). If you use any LINKED SITES, you will leave this site. If you decide to visit any LINKED SITE, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements.

LINKED SITES, regardless of the linking form (e.g., hotlinks, hypertext links, IMG links) are not maintained, controlled, or otherwise governed by COMPANY. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by LINKED SITES are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by COMPANY. COMPANY does not endorse, make any representations regarding, or warrant any information, goods, and/or services appearing and/or offered on any LINKED SITE, other than linked information authored by COMPANY. Links do not imply that COMPANY or this site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any LINKED SITE is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of COMPANY or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.
Except for links to information authored by COMPANY, COMPANY is neither responsible for nor will it be liable under any theory based on

  1. any LINKED SITE;

  2. any information and/or content found on any LINKED SITE; or

  3. any site(s) linked to or from any LINKED SITE.

If you decide to visit any LINKED SITES and/or transact any business on them, you do so at your own risk. COMPANY reserves the right to discontinue any LINKED SITE at any time without prior notice. Please contact the webmasters of any LINKED SITES concerning any information, goods, and/or services appearing on them.

CONTROLLING LAW, JURISDICTION, AND INTERNATIONAL USERS

This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, U.S.A., without reference to its conflict-of-law provisions.

COMPANY makes no representation that the materials are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. If you access this site from outside the United States, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree to comply with all laws and regulations applicable to your use of this site. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within Kent County, Michigan, USA for any disputes with COMPANY arising out of your use of this site.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between COMPANY and you with respect to this website, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and COMPANY with respect to this website.

A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based on 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.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement or portion of it to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

MODIFICATIONS TO AGREEMENT

Our firm may revise this Agreement at any time and you agree to be bound by the revised Agreement. Any such modifications will become effective on the date they are first posted to this site. It is your responsibility to return to this Agreement from time to time to review the most current terms and conditions. COMPANY does not and will not assume any obligation to notify you of changes to this Agreement.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES

You agree to be bound by any affirmation, assent, or agreement you transmit through this website, including but not limited to any consent you give to receive communications from COMPANY solely through electronic transmission. You agree that when in the future you click on an “I agree,” “I consent,” or other similarly worded “button” or entry field with your mouse, keystroke, or other computer device, your agreement or consent will be legally binding and enforceable and the legal equivalent of your handwritten signature.

Disclaimer

A formal attorney-client relationship has NOT been established simply by virtue of your viewing or use of this site.  
Please be advised that because of the nature of the Internet, the information provided through this website may not be privileged (meaning it would be considered a “secret” between you and Brian D. Vincent, PLLC) and does not create an attorney-client relationship with Brian D. Vincent, PLLC or any of the firm’s attorneys.

The attempt to make initial contact with this firm or any of its attorneys through this website or via email does NOT constitute an attorney-client relationship. These communications may not be received or acted upon in a timely manner. Therefore, please do not rely on the submission of this form and do not send any sensitive or confidential information through on it. Until an attorney-client relationship has been established, our firm cannot consider information you send Brian D. Vincent, PLLC as confidential.

By visiting and using this site, voluntarily providing information, or submitting information to Brian D. Vincent, PLLC no attorney-client relationship is formed.

This website is not an offer to represent you. And you should not take action, or refrain from taking action based upon any information provided on this website. This website is part of Brian D. Vincent, PLLC’s attorney-advertising product and supports its office in Michigan.


PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is very important to Brian D. Vincent, PLLC (“COMPANY”). COMPANY is committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process orders and personalize your experience at www.vincentlegalgroup.com and any other domains that the COMPANY may use.(“SITE”).

In order to properly advise our clients, our firm will be required to collect and use of information about you. This privacy policy explains what type of information the site collects and what is done with that information, to allow you to make choices about the way your information is collected and used. This privacy policy may change from time to time, so please check it often.

Consent

By using this SITE, you give your consent to COMPANY’s privacy policy.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

COMPANY is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), COMPANY doesn’t collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. SITE, products, and services are all directed to people who are 13 years of age and older.

Type of Information Collected

In general, you can visit this SITE without identifying who you are, or revealing any information about yourself.
Information collected online is categorized as anonymous or personally identifiable.

Anonymous information is information that cannot be connected to the identity of a specific individual.

Personally identifiable information is information that specifically identifies a particular user, such as but not limited to, name, address (email of physical), and or phone number.

An example of anonymous information:  this SITE may record the number of visits to a particular page that occur in a given period of time, but it does not necessarily tell the COMPANY the names or other identifying information of every visitor. Many users of this SITE choose not to provide any personally identifiable information; therefore, those individuals are anonymous to the COMPANY, and any data collected about their use of this SITE is anonymous information.

When you place an order, request a service, or otherwise voluntarily ask COMPANY to send a good and or service to you, you will voluntarily need to provide the COMPANY with, but not limited to, your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping, address, and or payment information. This personally identifiable information allows COMPANY to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status.

Automatic Anonymous Information

When you visit this SITE, the COMPANY collects certain automatic anonymous information and uses it to measure the use of the SITE to bring you the best possible service by improving our content and performance.

Here is what COMPANY records: (including, but not limited to)

  • Environmental variables: browser type, operating system and CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your originating Internet Service Provider, are logged.
  • Search requests and results are recorded to try to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of our search engine.
  • Your IP (internet protocol) address tracks your use of the SITE, including pages visited and time spent on each page.

All of the information that is automatically submitted to the COMPANY by your browser is considered anonymous information. To the extent the COMPANY shares such information with third parties, it is not traceable to any particular user and will not be used to contact you.

COMPANY’s use of Cookies

This SITE uses cookies.

Cookies are small data files, typically made up of a string of text and numbers, that assign the device you are using to access the SITE a unique identifier. This information enables your computer to have a “dialogue” with COMPANY’S SITE and permits the COMPANY to administer the SITE more efficiently; and to provide a more tailored and user-friendly service to you.

You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being sent; if you do so, this may limit the functionality we can provide you when you visit our site.

Third parties that link on this site may use cookies or collect other information when you go to their site. COMPANY doesn’t control the collection or use of your information by these third party companies. You should contact these companies directly if you have any questions about their collection or use of your information.

COMPANY’S use of Information Collected

COMPANY collects personally identifiable information only for providing the services you voluntarily request, generating statistical studies, conducting marketing research, improving products and services, sending you surveys, and or notifying you of new products and any other changes to the SITE and or services that may affect you.

When you voluntarily submit personally identifiable information to the COMPANY, you understand that you are agreeing to allow COMPANY to access, store, and or use that information for those purposes.

The COMPANY will not sell or give any personally identifiable information to any third parties.

The COMPANY may be required by law enforcement and or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental authorities. If requested by law enforcement or judicial authorities, the COMPANY will provide this information on its receipt of the appropriate legal documentation.

The COMPANY may also release personally identifiable information to law enforcement agencies and or other third parties if we feel it is necessary to protect the safety and welfare of COMPANY’S personnel and or to enforce COMPANY’S terms of use.

COMPANY’S Opt-Out Policy

If at any time you do not wish to receive offers, correspondence, and or e-mails from the COMPANY, you must notify the COMPANY using the following: sending us an e-mail addressed to info@vincentlegalgroup.com and indicating in the subject line “No Offers or E-mail.”

Alternatively, you may opt-out at any time by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE link located in the footer of our email correspondence.

Protection of Your Information

We operate secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary, and only authorized individuals have access to the personally identifiable information provided by our users. We do not, however, guarantee that unauthorized, inadvertent disclosure will never occur.

COMPANY only uses information supplied via online order and or registration forms.

COMPANY does not sell or rent customer lists.

COMPANY has contracted with a third-party provider, Mailchimp®, to host email list databases and process payment. Mailchimp® has promised that it will not share COMPANY customer information with third parties.

COMPANY uses Google® Analytics to track overall statistics about computer usage on our site. This information is not linked to individual customer information.

Transfer of Customer Information

Customer lists and information are properly considered assets of a business. Accordingly, if we merge with another entity or if we sell our assets to another entity, our customer lists and information, including personally identifiable information you have provided us, would be included among the assets that would be transferred.

Contacting COMPANY

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact COMPANY using the information below:
info@vincentlegalgroup.com


CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

Our firm offers initial consultations at a set standard rate. Initial consultations are scheduled in 1-hour blocks of time, and payment is requested at the time of scheduling the consultation. Currency of transaction is U.S. dollars only via check, credit and/or debit card. All cancellations must be received at LEAST 48 business hours before the start of the initial consultation. Cancellations must be received in writing by email (info@vincentlegalgroup.com), fax (616-608-7110), or by U.S. mail (623 Windsor Terrace SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE FOR CANCELLATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS TIME. Refunds will be issued in the same form of payment as was received. Please allow two weeks for processing.

All fee matters shall be governed by the terms of our Fee Agreement or such other agreement as the parties may agree upon retention. No refund shall be granted on fees subject to such Fee Agreement or other such agreement.


DISCLAIMER

Disclaimer (we’re lawyers – you knew there’d be one!): This website is created to help inform you about legal issues and laws. You should not interpret anything here as legal advice from The Vincent Legal Group. What you can rely on is the personalized counsel provided when we work with you one-to-one. In legalese, that’s when we agree to form an attorney-client relationship with you. Keep in mind that simply making contact with us does not create an attorney-client relationship, nor does it prevent us from representing anyone else. Call or use our online form for help solving your legal problems. When using the online form, do not send confidential or sensitive information – your name, contact information and a brief note about your problem or question is enough.