Terms of Use

Last updated: April 06, 2020

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using covidloanlaw.com (“Site”).  The Site is owned by the Law Offices of Bruce E. Matter, P.C. (“Firm” or “we” or “our” or “us”).

Binding Contract

By using the Site, you agree, by your conduct, to be legally bound by these Terms of Use.  Your use of the Site will be the equivalent of your agreeing to these Terms of Use in the same manner as signing a written contract on paper.  These Terms of Use are subject to and include the terms of the Site’s Disclaimer and Privacy Policy.

If you disagree with any part of these Terms of Use then you are not authorized to use the Site.

The Site is not offering legal advice

Although this Site is owned by the Firm, this Site does not offer legal advice.  Your use of this Site does not form an attorney/client relationship between you and the Firm or any attorneys associated with the Firm or any attorneys that may be identified on or through any links on this Site.  Information you provide via this Site will not be subject to attorney/client privilege but will be governed by the Site’s Privacy Policy.

The Site’s purpose is to offer information about laws, rules and regulations which are subject to change at any time.  We strive to keep the information on this Site current we cannot guarantee that when you are using the Site that it contains the most current information.

If you need legal advice like an answer to a legal question about your specific situation, we urge you to talk with a competent attorney duly licensed to practice law.  You will be solely responsible for the consequences of any decisions you make based on information you obtain via this Site.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of these Terms of Use:

  • Country means the United States of America.
  • Service means the Site and any function or feature offered via the Site, including those permitting users to post comments or other content to the Site (“User Posting”).
  • Third-party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available on or through the Site.
  • “You” or “your” means the person accessing or using the Site, or the company, organization, or other legal entity on behalf of which the Site is being accessed or used, or both, as applicable.

Acknowledgement

Our Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information when you use the Site or any Services, including descriptions of your privacy rights and how the law protects you.  Our Disclaimer tells you about limitations conditions applicable to your use of the Site or any Services. Please read our Privacy Policy and Disclaimer carefully before using our Site or any Services.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Firm.

Links to third-party web sites or services are included to allow you to easily access these web-based resources.  Unless otherwise noted in these Terms of Use, we do not endorse or guarantee the content or any services offered by any third-party web sites or services.

The Firm has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. The Firm shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend your access immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach or disregard these Terms of Use or any provision of our Privacy Policy or Disclaimer.

Upon termination, your right to use the Site and any Services will cease immediately.

Limitation of Liability

Notwithstanding any damages that you might incur, the Firm’s entire liability and that of any of the Firm’s attorneys, hosting vendor, and suppliers of any services to the Site on behalf of the Firm (jointly the “Site Contributors”), and your exclusive remedy for any claim relating to your use of the Site, shall be limited to the amount actually paid by you to the Firm through the Site or any Service.  If you have not paid anything to the Firm through the Site or any Service, you will have no right to recover any financial damages from  any Site Contributors.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall any Site Contributors be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Site or any Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Site or any Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of these Terms of Use, even if any one or more of the Site Contributors has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply.  In these jurisdictions, each Site Contributor’s potential liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by the law in such state.

“AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” Disclaimer

The Site and any Service is provided to you “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind.  To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Firm, on behalf of itself and all other Site Contributors, and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Site and any Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice.  Without limitation to the foregoing, neither the Firm, nor any Site Contributors, provides any warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Site or any Service will meet your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected in a timely manner or ever.

Without limiting the foregoing, no Site Contributor makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, that: (i) the Site or any Service will be operational or otherwise available to you or anyone; (ii) the Site or any Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided on or through the Site or any Service; or (iv) the Site or any Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Firm are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all the above exclusions and limitations may not apply.  In these jurisdictions, the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under law of those jurisdictions.

Governing Law

The laws of the Country and those of the State of Maryland, excluding their respective conflicts of law rules, shall govern these Terms of Use.  Your use of the Site and any Service may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.

Disputes Resolution

If you have any concern or dispute about the Site or any Service, you agree to first try, in good faith, to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Firm.

For European Union (EU) Users

If you are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from provisions of applicable laws of the country in which you reside to the extent that they are applicable over the Governing Law section of these Terms of Use.

United States Legal Compliance

You represent and warrant that (i) you are not located in a country that is subject to any United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) you are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

Severability and Waiver

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Waiver

Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms of Use shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter, nor shall any waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.

Translation Interpretation

These Terms of Use may be translated (via a web-based service or browser) into a language other than the Country’s English language.  You agree that the Country’s English language version of these Terms of Use shall prevail in the case of a dispute over the meaning of any provisions of these Terms of Use.

Changes to These Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to update these Terms of Use, including our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy, at any time and without prior notice to you.  Any updates will be posted here.

If you have provided your email address to us, and we make a material substantive change to these Terms of Use, we will attempt to provide email notice to you prior to the effective date of the material substantive change.  What constitutes a material substantive change will be determined by the Firm in its sole discretion.

If you continue to use the Site after any update, you will be legally bound by the updated version of these Terms of Use.  We urge you to check this page regularly.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, you can contact us at 240.454.3955 or by email at mailto: bruce@legalmatter.com.