Terms and Conditions of Use

This is a binding legal agreement between yourself and Federal Arbitration, Inc. ("FedArb). Your use of this Website constitutes your agreement to all the terms, conditions, and disclaimers herein.

While every precaution has been taken in compiling the information on this website, neither FedArb nor any of the individuals or corporate entities featured on the website can be held responsible for the information herein or for actions taken in reliance of the website in the absence of a direct contractual relationship. Anyone using this website is advised to seek advice from an attorney who is a member of the bar in the state appropriate for the advice sought. Legal rules and regulations concerning arbitration and litigation are subject to change, and Federal Arbitration, Inc. does not guarantee that all information is up to date or accurate for every locale or process.

Title and Ownership; No Commercial use limitation; terms of license

(a) No transfer of title. The website is owned by Federal Arbitration, Inc. and use of the textual material is by revocable license and may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without permission.

(b) Copies of the pages of this website may be made for the purpose of doing business with Federal Arbitration, Inc. or for educational purposes. You may not use the website for any other purpose, and all other rights to the FedArb website, Rules and other documents are specifically reserved. You may not remove the copyright notice and any terms of license from any document or any part of the website, or use the documents for any commercial purpose other than an arbitration under the auspices of FedArb. Ownership and copyright in the documents and website belong solely to FedArb. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, products or services obtained from this website. 

FedArb is not offering legal advice in any capacity, and does not take responsibility for legal advice provided by any person in connection with this website.

If a court or any other body having the power to rule on disputes decides that any part of this disclaimer is not reasonable or cannot be enforced for any reason, this will not affect the validity of the other parts of this disclaimer which will continue to be in full force and effect.

FedArb respects your privacy and will not share or sell the data or private information of any party for commercial purposes without your permission.

Copyright and trademark notices

FedArb is sole owner of the copyrights, trademarks, logos, design, documents and business methods described in this website.

No part of the site may be reproduced in any form whether electronically or otherwise without the prior consent of FedArb, other than temporarily in the course of using its service or to keep a record of a transaction.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Prohibited use

As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to us that you will not use it for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

Hyperlinks

Where this website contains hyperlinks to websites operated by third parties, they are provided for your reference only. We do not control such websites and we cannot be responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites.

General warranty and liability disclaimer; limitation of liability

(a) Warranty. FedArb makes no warranties of any kind, and disclaims all warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, or warranty of non-infringement.

(b)  In no event will FedArb be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the website or the documents herein. The liability of any of FedArb for direct loss arising out of the use of the website and its documents, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, is limited to the total amount paid, if any, by you to FedArb.

Modifications

We reserve the right to change any terms, conditions, and disclaimers under which this website or any service offered through it are offered. This right will not affect the existing terms and conditions accepted by you upon signing a contract with FedArb using this website.

Non transferability

Your right to use the website and the documents is not transferable without the specific written consent of FedArb.

Access codes and passwords; no hacking

When you enter into a contract with FedArb, you may be given a password or other access code to enter a private space on the website, download documents, or otherwise make use of portions of the site that are not generally available to the public. You agree that these passwords and access rights are owned by FedArb and that you will not disclose these passwords or access codes to anyone or by any means, and that you will maintain such access codes and passwords securely so that no other person may gain access to such codes.

Representation of true intent

You represent that you are using the website and the documents under your own name, and not under a pseudonym, fictitious name or under an alias or similar false name, and that all information you have provided about yourself to FedArb is true, accurate and not falsified.

Disclosure of information; Security

Unless provided otherwise in FedArb's privacy policy, FedArb will not provide any personally identifying information to any third party without your consent (which consent may be obtained electronically via e-mail or form fill in on the website); provided however that you are advised that in the event FedArb determines in its reasonable discretion that disclosure of personal identifying information is necessary to comply with any law, rule order, subpoena, civil investigative request or demand, discovery request or any other legal requirement, FedArb may disclose your personally identifying information to comply with such request, and it may be disclosed without prior notice to you. FedArb agrees to take reasonable efforts to protect your personally identifying information in the event of such disclosure, provided however, that you agree that FedArb shall not be liable to you for any claim by you that FedArb failed to exercise reasonable care in protecting your personally identifying information. You also acknowledge that, despite efforts of FedArb to keep your information secure, the internet is inhabited by many criminal and otherwise malicious persons who may attempt to crack into FedArb's computer systems, and that despite FedArb's efforts, such persons may be able to obtain copies of your personally identifying information. You agree that FedArb is not responsible to you for any inadvertent disclosure or unauthorized access by any third party of your personally identifying information.

General

These terms are governed by the laws of the State of California. You hereby consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms, including without limitation this clause.

If any part of these terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these terms will continue in effect.

These terms constitute the entire agreement between FedArb and users of the website and they supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written. A printed version of these terms and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.


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