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PTSLAW.COM Terms of Use

Revised June 1, 2015  

 

Welcome to ptslaw.com. This website is provided by the law firm of Patterson Thuente Pedersen, P.A. (“Patterson Thuente,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). This Agreement contains the terms, covenants, conditions, and provisions upon which you may access and use this website and the information and materials found on this website. This Agreement also explains how we protect your privacy when you visit this website.

Consent to These Terms of Use

By accessing, viewing, or using this website, you, the User, indicate that you understand and intend these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to be the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract and equally binding, and that you agree to such Terms of Use. By accessing or using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms. Please note that Patterson Thuente reserves the right to change these Terms of Use under which this website and its many offerings are extended to you. Your continued use of this website will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

Disclaimer

Materials on www.ptslaw.com have been prepared by Patterson Thuente for general informational purposes only and do not, and are not intended to, constitute legal advice. These materials may be considered advertising in your state. The information provided at this website is not privileged and does not create an attorney-client relationship with Patterson Thuente or any of the firm’s lawyers. The act of sending an e-mail to Patterson Thuente or to any attorney at the firm, or submitting a form response or other materials through the Site, will not create an attorney-client relationship. Information you may send to the firm or any of its attorneys through this website or via email may not be treated as privileged and confidential, therefore, do not send sensitive materials. This website is not an offer to represent you. You should not act, or refrain from acting, based upon any information at this website.

Grant of License

This Agreement provides you, the User, with a personal, revocable, nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use this website conditioned on your continued compliance with the Terms of Use of this Agreement. Users may print and download materials and information on this website solely for personal and noncommercial use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information. Notwithstanding the foregoing and except as otherwise expressly permitted herein, a User may not modify, copy, distribute, broadcast, transmit, reproduce, publish, mirror, frame, license, transfer, sell, or otherwise use any information or material obtained from or through this website. As a further condition of use of this website, all Users warrant to Patterson Thuente that they will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by these Terms of Use. To seek permission to use materials and information beyond the scope of the foregoing license, please contact the firm (612-349-5740, info@ptslaw.com). Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Intellectual Property Rights

This website contains registered and unregistered trademarks of Patterson Thuente and third parties. You may not use any Trademarks displayed on this website without the Trademark owners’ prior written permission. All material contained on this website, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret (for password-protected areas), and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Please be aware that Patterson Thuente actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. Removing or altering the copyright notice on any material on this website is prohibited. Patterson Thuente also owns a copyright in the website as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the website’s content.

Links to Other Sites

Patterson Thuente may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other websites on the Internet for the convenience of its Users in locating related information and services. These websites have not necessarily been reviewed by Patterson Thuente and are maintained by third parties over which Patterson Thuente exercises no control. Accordingly, Patterson Thuente expressly disclaims any responsibility for the privacy policies, information collection practices, the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party websites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement with respect to any third party or any website or the products or services provided by any third party.

Disclaimer of Warranties

WHILE PATTERSON THUENTE ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE, UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. MOREOVER, PATTERSON THUENTE MAY MAKE MODIFICATIONS AND/OR CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE OR IN THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON. YOU, THE USER, ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF MAKING USE OF, AND/OR RELYING ON, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE. PATTERSON THUENTE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, LEGALITY IN YOUR JURISDICTION, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL PATTERSON THUENTE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE UTILIZATION OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF PATTERSON THUENTE 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.

Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue

Patterson Thuente’s principal office is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. These Terms of Use shall be governed under the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. All actions or proceedings arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use shall be venued exclusively in state or federal court in Minnesota. You hereby irrevocably consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of said courts for all such purposes.

Privacy

What information do we collect? Patterson Thuente collects information from you when you subscribe to our publications, fill out a form, comment on a post, or send an email through the website. Information requested may include your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. In addition, we collect information that is sent to us automatically by your Web browser. This information typically includes your IP address, the identity of your Internet Service Provider, the name and version of your operating system, the name and version of your browser, the date and time of your visit, the length of your visit and the pages you visit.

 

What do we use your information for? Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To provide the information  you request
  • To personalize our communications with you
  • To contact you about other services that we believe will be of interest to you (unless you elect not to receive these communications)
  • To update our contact database
  • To analyze the ways in which visitors use our website

How do we protect your information? We implement a variety of reasonable security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit personal information.

 

Do we disclose any information to outside parties? We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

 

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance: Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy:  If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

 

Contacting Us:  If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

 

www.ptslaw.com

4800 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 USA

info@ptslaw.com

(612) 349-5740