Ownership and Use of our Web site content.
This Web site is owned and operated by Schiff Hardin LLP (collectively "Schiff Hardin," "we," or "us"). In connection with viewing and using this Web site you are permitted to temporarily download one copy of the materials posted on this Web site for your personal, reference and/or informational use. You may not screen scrape or frame this Web site or its content in any way. Except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere on this Web site, redistribution, retransmission, republication or commercial exploitation of the contents of this Web site are expressly prohibited. All content on our Web site is copyrighted. © 2012 Schiff Hardin LLP. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Our Web site content is not legal advice.
Schiff Hardin has prepared the materials on our Web site for informational purposes only. Such content is not legal advice and should not be construed nor relied upon as such. This website should not be understood as a substitute for personal legal advice.
No lawyer-client relationship created.
Our Web site content is not intended to create, and receipt of it by visitors to our Web site does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Internet browsers and online readers should not act upon this information without first seeking professional and properly licensed legal counsel.
Please do not send us information about your matter without speaking to us first.
Please do not send us information about your matter until you speak with one of our lawyers and obtain our advance and express authorization. No duty of confidentiality is owed to any persons who send unsolicited e-mail messages, mail, or facsimiles to our firm, lawyers, or other employees listed on this Web site without our advance and express authorization. There is no lawyer-client relationship duty or obligation created with respect to unsolicited inquiries or contacts without our mutual agreement. Further, absent such mutual agreement, our receipt of unsolicited information will not preclude us from representing any actual or potential adverse party. When you sign and send us an unsolicited e-mail, mail or facsimile, you are agreeing that you will not use our receipt of any information you send us to disqualify us from representing any other party.
Compliance with state ethical and legal requirements.
We do not accept any representation that comes to us through our Web site, if our Web site does not comply with the legal or ethical requirements of the state in which the client or prospective client is located. Schiff Hardin attorneys do not seek to practice law in states, territories and foreign countries where we are not properly authorized to do so. This publication, or parts of it, may be considered advertising material under professional rules applicable to lawyers in some states in which we practice.
Matter descriptions should not be relied upon to predict outcomes of matters we handle.
Information on our Web site about matters we have handled is only to illustrate our experience. Such descriptions should not be relied upon as a prediction as to the outcome of any client representation we undertake.
No tax advice is provided.
IRS CIRCULAR 230 NOTICE: To the extent any content of this Web site concerns tax matters, it is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used by a taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer under law.
No responsibility for hyperlinks.
This Web site contains hyperlinks to third party Web sites which are the sole responsibility of such independent third parties, and use thereof is solely at your own risk. Schiff Hardin has no control over the content or policies (including privacy policies) of such third party Web sites, and we are not responsible for (and under no circumstances shall be liable for) the contents, accuracy or reliability of any Web sites hyperlinked to this Web site. A description or reference to a product, service or publication on this Web site (including any description or reference via hyperlink) does not represent or imply an endorsement by Schiff Hardin. Those who choose to access information from this Web site (including any information obtained through any hyperlink) are solely responsible for the compliance of such information with any applicable law.
Newsletters and Mailings.
Information and content provided in newsletters, alerts and other correspondence you may receive from us is considered Web site content, and your receipt and use of such information is covered by these terms.
No representations or warranties made.
Schiff Hardin makes no representations or warranties that this Web site is free of defects, errors, viruses or other harmful components. We shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the hacking or infiltration of this Web site or Schiff Hardin's computer systems. The pages on this Web site may contain technical inaccuracies, outdated information and typographical errors. YOU HAVE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE AND YOU AGREE TO HOLD SCHIFF HARDIN HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE US FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, INCLUDING CLAIMS FOR LOST DATA, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM USE OF MATERIALS OR CONTENT FROM THIS WEB SITE.
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Your privacy and personal information.
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Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Schiff Hardin's Director of Marketing and Communications, who is the attorney responsible for our Web site.
Policy Effective as of April 15, 2011.