Privacy Policy

 

 

Terms of Use Agreement

 

Welcome to the Labor Law Center Blog (www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/). By using our site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site. The term www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/, “us”, “we”, or “our” refers to LaborLawCenter, Inc., the owner of this site. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our site.

 

  1. Acceptance of Agreement

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the “Terms of Use” agreement (“Agreement”) with respect to our site (the “Site”). Although the administrators and moderators of www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off its Site, it is impossible for us to review all information. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings with respect to the Site, the content, products, or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended at any time by us without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site.

 

  1. Copyright

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion, and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document, or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on this Site is the copyrighted work of third parties.

 

  1. Service Marks

We and others are our service marks, or registered service marks and/or trademarks. Other product and company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

 

  1. Limited License; Permitted Uses

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes, and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No printout or electronic version of any part of the Site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

 

  1. Restrictions and Prohibitions of Use

Your license for access and use of the Site and any information, materials, or documents (collectively defined as “Content and Materials”), therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use: You may not (a) copy, print (except for the express limited purpose permitted by Section 4 above), republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Site or any Content and Materials retrieved there from; (b) use the Site or any materials obtained from the Site, to develop, as component of, any information, storage, and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (In any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other commercial distribution mechanism; (c) create compilation or derivative works of any Content and Materials from the Site; (d) use and Content and Materials from the Site in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of us or any third parties; (e) remove, change, or obscure any copyright notice or other proprietary notice or terms of use contained in the Site; (f) make any portion of the Site available through any timesharing system, service bureau, the Internet or any other technology now existing or developed in the future; (g) remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any Site software or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Site architecture; (h) use any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the Site; (i) use the Site for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting (1) unsolicited commercial email; (2) email that makes use of headers, invalid, or nonexistent domain names, or other means of deceptive addressing; and (2) unsolicited telephone calls or facsimile transmissions; and (k) export or re-export the Site or any portion thereof, or any software available on or through the Site, in violation of the export control laws or regulations of the United States.

 

  1. Forms, Agreements & Documents

We may make available through the Site or through other websites sample and actual forms, checklists, business documents, and legal documents (collectively “Documents”). All Documents are provided on a non-exclusive license basis only for your personal one-time use for non-commercial purposes, without any rights to relicense, sublicense, distribute, assign, or transfer such license. Some Documents are provided for a charge. All Documents provided are without any representations or warranties, expressed or implied, as to their suitability, legal effect, completeness, currency, accuracy, and/or appropriateness. The Documents are provided “as is”, “as available”, and with “all faults”, and we and any provider of the Documents disclaim any warranties, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability and appropriateness for a particular purpose. The Documents may be inappropriate for your particular circumstance. Furthermore, state laws may require different or additional provision to ensure the desired result. You should consult with legal counsel to determine the appropriate legal or business documents necessary for your particular transactions, as the Documents may not be applicable to a particular situation. Some Documents are public domain forms or available from public records.

 

You further agree that all materials posted by you becomes the property LaborLawCenter, Inc. and LaborLawCenter, Inc. reserves the right to edit, remove, move, or even closes any posting or thread at any time for any reason, at its discretion. You further agree not to use www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ to post any advertisement, chain letter, solicitation, or other commercial message. By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violate any laws. You are solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless LaborLawCenter, Inc. and its affiliates with respect to any claims and demands against them, including but not limited to, attorney fees, expenses, based upon your submission of material www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ and its forums. In addition, you further understand that LaborLawCenter, Inc. will require you to pay a fee of $199.00 for each of your postings that violate the terms and conditions set forth.

 

  1. No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship

Information contained on or made available through the Site is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice, recommendation, mediation or counseling under any circumstance and no attorney-client relationship is formed. We do not warrant or guarantee the accurateness, completeness, usefulness of any posting; adequacy or currency of the information contained in or linked to the Site; and we do not vouch for the status or legitimacy of any person, even one purporting to be an attorney or moderator making a post. Your use of information on the Site or materials linked to the Site is entirely at your own risk and you further agree that information on the www.blog.laborlawcenter.comm/ or a forum, even posted by an attorney or moderator, should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction who has been retained to represent you. We are not a law firm and the Site is not a lawyer referral service. The Labor Law Center Blog website is intended to enable individuals to benefit from the experience of other individuals who have faced similar legal issues or situations.

 

  1. Linking to the Site

You may provide links to the Site, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Site, (b) your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and (c) you discontinue providing links to the Site immediately upon request by us.

 

  1. Advertisers

The Site may contain advertising and sponsorships. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site is accurate and complies with applicable laws. We are not responsible for the illegality or any error, inaccuracy, or problem in the advertiser’s or sponsor’s materials.

 

  1. Registration

Certain section of, or offerings from, the Site may require you to register. If registration is requested, you agree to provide us with accurate, complete registration information. Your registration must be done using your real name and accurate information. Each registration is for your personal use only and not on behalf of any other person or entity. We do not permit (a) any other person using the registered sections under name; or (b) access through a single name being made available for multiple users on a network. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use. As a forum registrant, LaborLawCenter, Inc. may send you email newsletters, which will also permit for you to opt out should you decide not to receive our emails in the future.

 

  1. Errors, Corrections and Changes

We do not represent or warrant that the Site will be error-free, free of viruses, or other harmful components; or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. We may make changes to the features, functionality, or content of the Site at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information, or other content appearing on the Site.

 

  1. Third Party Content

Third part content may appear on the Site or may be accessible via links from the Site. We are not responsible for, and assume no liability for, any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations, or any other form of content on the Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content represent solely the thoughts of the author, and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.

 

  1. Unlawful Activity

We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement, and to take any action we deem appropriate, including, but not limited to, reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties, and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses, and traffic information.

 

  1. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, contractors, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers, of the information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates (collectively “Affiliated Parties”), harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.

 

  1. Nontransferable

Your right to use the Site is not transferable or assignable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferrable or assignable.

 

  1. Disclaimer

The information, content and documents from or through this site is provided “as-is”, “as available” with “all faults” and all warranties, expressed or implied, are disclaimed, including, but not limited to, the disclaimer of any implied warranties of merchantability, and appropriateness for a particular purpose. The information may contain errors, problems, or other limitations. Our sole and exclusive remedy for any cause whatsoever shall be limited to the amount paid by the customer for the information received (if any). We and our Affiliated Parties have no liability whatsoever for your use of any information or service, except as provided in section 12(b). In particular, but not as a limitation thereof, we and our Affiliated Parties are not liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including damages for loss of business, loss of profits, litigation, or the like), whether based on break of contract, breach of warrant, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between us and you. We would not provide the site and information without such limitations. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made as to the accuracy, adequacy, reliability, currency, completeness, suitability or applicability of the information to a specific situation.

All responsibility and liability for any damages caused by viruses contained within the electronic files of this site are disclaimed. All terms and conditions with respect to this site is governed by the Terms of Use Agreement below. You further understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your business or your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such content, data, and/or software.

 

  1. Limitation of Liability

We and any Affiliated Party shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (1) any errors in or omissions from the Site, or any services or products obtainable there from, (2) the unavailability or interruption of the Site or any features thereof, (3) your use of the Site, (4) the content contained on the Site, or (e) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of a covered party. (b) The aggregate liability of us and the Affiliated Parties, in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to the site and/or the products, information, documents, and services provided herein or hereby, shall not exceed $100 and that amount shall be in lieu of all other remedies which you have against us and any Affiliated Party.

 

  1. Use of Information

We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to the use and assignment of all information regarding the Site uses by you, and all information provided by you, in any manner, consistent with our Privacy Policy. All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated by you to us (collectively a “Submission”) will forever be our property. We will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas (including without limitation, product, service, or advertising ideas), and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in our future products, services, and/or operations. Without limitation, we will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. We will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not us, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

 

  1. Third-Party Services

We may allow access to or advertise certain third party product or service providers (collectively “Merchants”) from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing, and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of the purchase from such Merchants is at your sole risk and is without warranties of any kind by us, expressed or implied, or otherwise including warranties of title, fitness for purpose, merchantability, or non-infringement. Under no circumstance are we liable for any damages arising from the transactions between you and Merchants, or for any information appearing on Merchant sites, or any other site linked to our Site.

 

  1. Third Party Merchant Policies

All rules, policies (including privacy policies), and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on any Merchant sites. We are not responsible for information provided by you to Merchants. We and the Merchants are independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representation or commitments on behalf of the other.

 

  1. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy, as it may change from time to time, is a part of this Agreement. You must review this Privacy Policy.

 

  1. Payments

You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing a product and/or service from us or from Merchants, that (a) any credit information you supply is true and complete, (b) charged incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company, and (c) you will pay the charged incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes.

 

  1. Securities

The Site may include statements concerning our operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for our products or services, as well as our intentions, plans, and objectives (particularly with respect to product and service offerings), that are forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates, which are subject to significant uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. When used on our Site, words like “anticipates”, “expects”, “believes”, “estimates”, “seeks”, “plans”, “intends”, “will”, and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements designed to fall within securities law safe harbors for forward-looking statements. The Site and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of our security-related filings or documents.

 

  1. Links to Other Websites

This site contains links to third party internet sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and are not endorsements of any products or services in such sites, and no information in such site has been endorsed or approved by us, unless expressly stated. These third party sites may also contain opinions and viewpoints that do not necessarily coincide with our opinions and viewpoints. Those sites may also have privacy policies different than ours. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third party sites, you do so at your own risk.

 

  1. Copyrights and Copyright Agents

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:

  1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
  4. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Our Copyright Agent for Notice claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached by directing an email to the Copyright Agent at [email protected]

 

  1. Information and Press Releases

The Site contains information about us. We disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information. Information about companies other than ours contained in the information or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

 

  1. Legal Compliance

You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of the Site, and the Content and Materials provided therein.

 

  1. Miscellaneous

This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Orange County, California, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California (without regard to conflict of law principles). Any cause of action by you with respect to the Site (and/or any information, documents, products, or service related thereto), must be instituted within (1) one year after the cause of action arose, or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in Section 16 and Section 17. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against any party. This Agreement, and all incorporated agreements and your information, may be automatically assigned by us in our sole discretion to a third party in the event of an acquisition, sale or merger. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provisions nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

 

  1. Arbitration

Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or our services, excluding legal action taken by us to collect or recover any damages for, or obtain any injunction relating to Site operations, intellectual property, and our services, shall be settled solely by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of JAMS. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Orange County, California, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or us may seek interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Orange County, California necessary to protect the rights or property of you and us, pending the completion of arbitration. Each party shall bear one-half of the arbitration fees and costs incurred through JAMS.


 

Blog Privacy Policy

 

Privacy Policy for www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/

At www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ does not use cookies.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/.
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/ has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.blog.laborlawcenter.com/’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

 

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.

 

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 13 June 2014.

 

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected].

 

 

Disclosure Policy

This policy is valid from 13 June 2014.

This blog is a sponsored blog created by LaborLawCenter, Inc. For questions about this blog, please contact: [email protected].

This blog does not accept any form of advertising, sponsorship, or paid insertions. We write for our own purposes. However, we may be influenced by our background, occupation, religion, political affiliation or experience.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The producers of content on this blog are compensated to provide professional advice on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the producers of content on this blog receive compensation for their posts, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest. We are employed by: LaborLawCenter, Inc. We have a financial interest in the following that are relevant to our blogging: http://www.laborlawcenter.com/.

Forum Rules and Guidelines

This page includes the rules and guidelines for using the Labor Law Center Blog forums. We will assume good faith when dealing with violations; we will only warn or ban users who repeatedly or blatantly violate the rules.

  • Posts in the Labor Law Center forums must be either questions, answers to questions, or thoughts about labor law compliance as it relates to Labor Law Center, labor law posters, workplace compliance and human resources compliance. Users who posts about things other than labor law compliance will be directed to an alternative discussion place if appropriate.
  • Users who post forum spam will have their posts removed. If a posts that is otherwise appropriate includes links considered to be spam, those links will be removed.
  • You can add an image, such as a photo of your labor law poster, to your posts. Added images must help explain a labor law compliance problem or solution. Inappropriate images will be removed.
  • Don’t post any sensitive information. Moderators will remove personal information from posts to protect your privacy.
  • Link to content rather than posting it in its entirety, unless you are the copyright holder or have permission from the copyright holder.
  • Do not use obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, or excessively violent language.
  • Do not harass, insult, taunt, provoke, demean, or personally attack other forum members.
  • Create one thread only for each topic you want to discuss.
  • Do not excessively “bump” a thread to get to the top of the list.
  • For requests and questions, do not re-use existing threads started by other, even if they are similar. Start your own thread instead.
  • If you observe a user breaking a rule or with questionable behavior, alert a moderator or administrator by clicking “Report abuse” next to the content. Do not attempt to deal with the user yourself.
  • Do not post direct links to executables. Moderators may remove these links to protect users from potentially malicious downloads. You can post the link to that webpage containing the download, but the Moderator may remove the link if they find the webpage content to be potentially harmful or if the webpage is spam.
  • Administrators have the final say in modifying, interpreting, and enforcing these rules.