Terms of Service and Use
This Terms of Service and Use Agreement (“Agreement”) governs our relationship with users and others who interact with Allconus Legal Recruiting, LLC, a limited liability company with headquarters in Leesburg, Virginia (“ALR”). By using or accessing ALR’s website (www.allconuslegalrecruiting.com), you agree to this Agreement.
- Services & Permitted Use
ALR operates an online legal recruiting website that offers services in a variety of non-legal support services for law firms and other business.
ALR operates an online headhunter service, referral service, and law firm expansion services for law firms. The content and software on this site is the property of ALR and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. No information may be duplicated, downloaded, published, modified, or otherwise distributed unless specifically authorized by ALR. Unless agreed to in writing by ALR, use of ALR’s website by any competitor company is strictly prohibited. Unless you have received prior written permission from ALR you may not: (i) post, transmit, copy, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, sell, or republish anything you obtain or download from the Site; or (ii) engage in systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Site.
- Links to the ALR Website
If you would like to link to the ALR website, you may do so without the permission of ALR. Unless specifically authorized by ALR, you may not connect “deep links” to the ALR website, i.e, create links to this site that bypass the home page or other parts of the Site. You may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of this Site on any other web site or web page.
- Prohibited Activities
The following is a partial list of the kinds of activities that are prohibited on or through the ALR website: (a) submitting content that is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (b) engaging in activities or submitting content that could be harmful to minors, infringes someone else’s rights or otherwise violates the law; (c) engaging in activity or submitting content that harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (d) engaging in activity that involves the transmission of “junk mail” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spam” to ALR users or others; (e) engaging in activity or submitting content, or promoting information, that is fraudulent, false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; (f) submitting content that contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images; (g) submitting content that displays pornographic or sexually explicit content of any kind; (h) submitting content that provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses; (i) engaging in activities or submitting content that solicit passwords or personally identifiable information for unlawful purposes from other users; (j) engaging in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent, such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising and pyramid schemes; (k) facilitating or encouraging others to violate this Agreement; (l) using any robot, spider or other automatic device, or a manual process, to monitor or copy web pages or the content contained in the ALR website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior expressed written permission; (m) using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the ALR website; (n) decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling or otherwise attempting to obtain the source code for the software; (o) taking any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on ALR ’s hardware and software infrastructure; or (p) posting anyone’s identification documents or sensitive financial information (collectively, “Prohibited Activities”).
If you post an invention in our database, thus acquiring services provided by ALR for a fee, you agree to ALR’s Billing Policies.
The ALR website may offer message boards, bulletin boards, chat rooms or other forums (“Forums”) to give Users 18 years of age and older an interesting and stimulating forum in which they can express their opinions and share their ideas. ALR and its Affiliates do not endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or information posted on these Forums. Please use your best judgment and be respectful of other individuals using these Forums. By visiting the Forum and/or posting a message in the Forum, you agree to abide by this Agreement. You may not use the Forums to engage in any Prohibited Activities. Uploading copyrighted or other proprietary content of any kind on the ALR website without the express permission of the owner of that content is prohibited and may result in civil and/or criminal liability.
You understand and agree that in ALR’s sole discretion, and without prior notice, your access to the ALR website may be terminated or suspended, and ALR may exercise any other remedy available and remove any content, if ALR believes that your use of the ALR website and/or any content you provide (a) violate (i) this Agreement, (ii) the rights of ALR, any affiliate or licensor, or another user of the ALR website, or (iii) any law or regulation, or are otherwise objectionable or inappropriate or (b) constitute fraudulent activity of any nature. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to ALR for violations of this Agreement, and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations without the requirement that ALR post a bond. ALR is not required to provide any refund to you if you are terminated as an authorized user of the ALR website because, in ALR’s sole discretion, you have violated this Agreement.
- No Legal Advice
ALR seeks to provide the users of the ALR website with a means of promoting an invention and connecting with companies or service providers that may be interested in commercializing or working with an invention. ALR is not a law firm, and its employees are not attorneys, nor does ALR provide legal services or legal advice in any way. Nothing in the ALR website should be construed as a replacement for legal counsel. ALR strongly recommends that users of the ALR website consult independent legal counsel when conducting any transactions relating to their inventions.
ALR is not responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate or inappropriate content posted on the ALR website. Inventions or comments posted by users on the ALR website may contain links to other websites. ALR is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are in no way investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by ALR. Inclusion of any linked website on the ALR website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by ALR. When you access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk and ALR advises that you engage in appropriate due diligence. ALR takes no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on this ALR website, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. ALR is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the ALR website. ALR assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any user communication. ALR is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on the ALR website or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to users or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the ALR website. Under no circumstances shall ALR be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the ALR website, attendance at a ALR event, from any content posted on or through the ALR website, or from the conduct of any users of the ALR website, whether online or offline.
- Limited Liability
WE TRY TO KEEP ALR UP, BUG-FREE, AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE THE ALR WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING THE ALR WEBSITE “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE ALR WEBSITE WILL BE SAFE OR SECURE. ALR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR CONTENT OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE ALR, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES. ALR WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF ALR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ALR’s AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF FIFTY DOLLARS ($50) OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID ALR IN THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, ALR’S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
- Document Clause
The documents and services offered for sale through any ALR web site and/or through other authorized distributors are sold with the understanding that ALR is not engaged in rendering legal advice. No document offered for sale, nor any other information contained on the web site or in the software, is intended to constitute legal or other professional advice, and you should not rely solely on the services and/or documents in this software, nor any other information contained on the site, for making legal decisions. You should consult with an attorney for specific advice tailored to your situation. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, the purchaser (the purchaser’s heirs, assigns and/or representatives of any kind) of any product produced or service provided agrees that he or she shall hold ALR harmless from any and all claims or damages (whether foreseeable or not foreseeable) that may arise in any way from the use of the product or services so purchased. The purchaser also agrees not to bring any legal action or claim, nor to assert any cause of action in any court, tribunal or administrative agency, against ALR as a result of the purchase or use of any product or service produced or provided on the web site. ALR’ properties are not intended to offer legal advice. For specific advice tailored to your situation, or should you have any legal questions or issues, you should consult an attorney. Further, ALR makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, lack of viruses or other harmful components and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained within the sites or services for any purpose. All such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is”; without warranty of any kind. ALR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ALR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFIT, MONETARY DAMAGES, LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED FOR SALE ON THIS SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ALR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE DAMAGES AVAILABLE TO YOU ARE LIMITED TO THE REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID FOR THE SAME.
You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (“claim”) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Agreement or ALR in the State and Federal Courts of Loudoun County Virginia. The laws of the State of Virginia will govern this Agreement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Loudoun County, Virginia for the purpose of litigating all such claims.
You agree to indemnify and hold ALR, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the ALR website in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or if any content that you post on the ALR website or through ALR services causes ALR to be liable to another.
This Agreement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding ALR and supersedes any prior agreements. If any portion of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect. If ALR fails to enforce any of this Agreement, it will not be considered a waiver. Any amendment to or waiver of this Agreement must be made in writing and signed by ALR. You shall not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement to anyone else without the consent of ALR. All of ALR’s rights and obligations under this Agreement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise. Nothing in this Agreement shall prevent ALR from complying with the law. This Agreement does not confer any third-party beneficiary rights.
Effective January 1, 2015
Collection of Information: Allconus collects information about the visitors to the Allconus Website in two main ways. Allconus uses technologies that automatically collect and store Non-Personal Data when you visit the Website, by sending “cookies,” “web beacons,” or other anonymous identifiers to your devices; and, you may provide information about yourself (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”), by calling or e-mailing Allconus or using contact forms on the Website. PII includes your name, address, or phone number. Allconus may keep information collected for the amount of time permitted by law, or for an unlimited time.
Non-Personal Data: When you visit the Allconus Website, Allconus may automatically collect certain Non-Personal Data such as your IP address and geographic location; the date and time you access the Allconus Website; the URLs of websites and pages you visit, and the hardware and software information installed on your device. Allconus may also put cookies on your computer to enhance your browsing experience, recognize you on return visits, and to collect additional information for traffic analysis. Cookies are files with code and text saved on your device. Web beacons are also files saved to your device, usually by web analytics software to track visitor information. Web beacons and cookies allow Allconus to conduct Web traffic analysis to better understand the visitors.
Non-Personal Data: Allconus uses Non-Personal Data in ways including, but not limited to improve and evaluate the content, the usability, and problems of the Website. We may share your Non-Personal Data with third parties or permit third parties to place cookies, tags, web beacons, and other anonymous identifiers to collect additional Non-Personal Data when you browse the Website. We or third parties may use the collected Non-Personal Data to serve advertisements and targeted advertisements to you before, during, and after your visit to the Website.
Opting Out: Visitors who wish to opt out of marketing communications may reply to any such communication with the subject line “Unsubscribe.” Visitors may also block or disable cookies to restrict the collection of Non-Personal Data enabled using cookies. Using Google Ads Settings, visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads. For more information about opting out of Google Analytics tracking, visit Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs.
Do Not Track: Except as described herein, Allconus does not track information about visitors to the Website or share PII about visitors with third parties. Third parties who receive Non-Personal Data from Allconus, however, are not required to honor browser “Do Not Track” requests, and Allconus does not control what those third parties may do with the data.
Information Transmitted Is Not Secure: Any information sent to Allconus by e-mail or through the Website is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only. If you choose to send information to Allconus over the Internet, including by e-mail or contact form, you do so at your own risk.