TERMS OF USE FOR Evolutionary Ventures Law Group, LLC WEBSITE (THE "SITE")

 

Effective Date: January 1, 2021

Last Updated: July 12, 2021

Welcome to the Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) for the Evolutionary Ventures Law Group, LLC (“EVLG”) Site. The Terms of Use contain terms and conditions that affect your legal rights, so please read it carefully! EVLG provides  the services, the products, and the content available on our Site to you, subject to the terms and conditions below,  our Privacy Policy,   and any other terms, conditions, and policies which you may find throughout our Site in connection with certain functionality, features, promotions, and/or customer service, all of which are deemed a part of and included within these terms and conditions (collectively, “Terms and Conditions”).

You must be 18 years old in order to make a purchase on our Site.  If you are under 18 years old then you may not make a purchase on our Site; instead, your parent or legal guardian must accept these Terms and Conditions on your behalf. If you are under 13 years old or reside outside of the United States, you may browse our Site; however, you may not provide personal information to us , register an account on the Site,  or make purchases on the Site.  This Site is not directed to children under 13 years old nor to residents outside of the United States.  By accessing or using the Site, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT USE OUR SITE.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time. If we do this, we will post the changes on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date the Terms of Use were last revised. You may read a current, effective copy of these Terms of Use at any time by selecting the “Terms and Conditions” link on the Site. We will also notify you of any material changes either through a pop-up notice, e-mail, or through other reasonable means. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions, so you are aware of any revision to which you are bound.

THE SECTION BELOW TITLED “DISPUTES” CONTAINS A BINDING ARBITRATION CLAUSE AND A CLASS ACTION WAIVER.  THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.  PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE DISPUTES SECTION.

 1. PRIVACY

Please review our PRIVACY POLICY at https://www.evlawgroup.org/privacy-policy for details about our personal information practices.

 

2. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR PERSONAL USE

Any products or services available on the Site, and any samples thereof we may provide to you, are for personal use only. You may not sell or resell any of the products, services, or samples, you purchase or otherwise receive from us, unless we have provided written consent for such sell or resell.  We reserve the right, with or without notice, to cancel or reduce the quantity of any order to be filled or products or services to be provided to you that we believe, in our sole discretion, may result in a violation of our Terms and Conditions.

3. PURCHASE RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Except as specified in the description of each product and service listed on the Site, we do not currently have policies and procedures related to purchases on our Site.

4. ACCURACY OF INFORMATION

We attempt to be as accurate as possible when describing products and/or services on the Site; however, we do not warrant that the product/service descriptions, colors, information, or other content available on the Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

 

This Site may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies and statements may not be complete or current. EVLG therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions (including after a purchase order has been submitted) and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. Please note that such errors, inaccuracies, or omissions may relate to pricing and availability, and we reserve the right to cancel or refuse to accept any order placed based on incorrect pricing or availability information. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

 

5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All information and content available on the Site, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, service marks, features, functions, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, data compilations and software, and the compilation and organization thereof (collectively, the "Content") is intellectual property of EVLG or its third-party partners, and is protected by the laws of the United States, including laws governing copyrights and trademarks.

 

Except as set forth in the limited licenses in Section 6 below, or as required under applicable law, neither the Content nor any portion of the Site may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, for any purpose without our express, prior written consent. Neither the Content or any portion of the Site may be used (i) to disparage EVLG (or any applicable third party, including the applicable third party’s products or services) or (ii) in any manner (using commercially reasonable judgment) that may damage any goodwill in such party’s intellectual property. All goodwill generated from the use of any Content shall inure to EVLG’s benefit.

 

6. LIMITED LICENSES

We grant you a limited, revocable, non-transferable, and non-exclusive license to access and make personal use of the Site. This limited license does not include the right to: (a) republish, redistribute, transmit, sell, sub-license, or download the Site or any and/or all Content (except caching or as necessary to view the Site); (c) make any use of the Site or any and/or all Content other than personal use; (d) modify, reverse engineer or create any derivative works based upon either the Site or any and/or all Content; (e) collect account information for the benefit of yourself or another party; (f) use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing any and/or all Content; or (g) use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure. You must retain, without modification, all proprietary notices on the Site or affixed to or contained in the Site. You agree not to: (a) take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on the Site’s infrastructure; or (b) otherwise take any action in violation of our Terms and Conditions.

 

Any unauthorized use by you of the Site or any and/or all of our Content automatically terminates the limited licenses set forth in this Section 6 without prejudice to any other remedy provided by applicable law or these Terms and Conditions.

 

7. YOUR OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In accessing or using the Site, you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions and the special warnings or instructions for access or use posted anywhere else on the Site. You agree to always act in accordance with the law, in accordance with industry customs, and in good faith. You may not make any change or alteration to the Site or any Content or services/products that may appear on this Site and may not impair in any way the integrity or operation of the Site. Without limiting the generality of any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, if you default negligently or willfully in any of the obligations set forth in these Terms and Conditions, you shall be liable for all the losses and damages that such default may cause to EVLG.

 

8. THIRD PARTY LINKS

The Site may contain links to third party websites, services or other resources on the Internet. We are not responsible for the content of any off-website pages, or any other websites linked to or from the Site. Links appearing on the Site are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by us of the referenced content, product, service, or supplier. Your linking to or from any off-website pages or other websites is at your own risk. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, off-website pages or any other websites linked to or from the Site, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products, or services of such pages and websites, including, without limitation, their privacy policies and terms and conditions. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of all off-website pages and other websites that you visit.

 

We may participate in affiliate marketing and may allow affiliate links to be encoded on some of our pages. This means that we may earn a commission if/when you click on or make purchases via affiliate links.

 

9. SPECIAL FEATURES, FUNCTIONALITY AND EVENTS

The Site may offer certain special features and functionality or events (such as contests, sweepstakes, or other offerings) which may (a) be subject to terms of use, rules and/or policies in addition to or in lieu of these Terms and Conditions; and (b) be offered by us or by third parties. If so, we will notify you of this and if you choose to take advantage of these offerings, you agree that your use of those offerings will be subject to such additional or separate terms of use, rules and/or policies.

 

You may register for an account on the Site (an "Account"). To use certain portions of the Site, you are not required to sign up for an Account. However, certain features of the Site, such as accessing your order history, require you to register for an Account. You must provide accurate and complete information and keep your Account information updated. You shall not: (i) select or use as a username a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use as a username a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or (iii) use as a username a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your Account, and for keeping your Account password secure. You may never use another person's Account or registration information for the Site without permission. You must notify us immediately of any change in your eligibility to use the Site, breach of security or unauthorized use of your Account. You should never publish, distribute, or post login information for your Account. You can delete your Account at any time, as described in our Privacy Policy.

 

10. SUBMISSIONS

It is our policy to decline unsolicited suggestions and ideas. Notwithstanding our policy regarding unsolicited suggestions and ideas, any inquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas, or other information you provide to us (collectively, "Submissions") will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. Subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy, by transmitting or posting any Submission, you hereby grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, unrestricted, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable right and license to copy, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, license, distribute, sell or assign the Submission in any way as we see fit, including but not limited to copying in whole or in part, creating derivative works from, distributing and displaying any Submission in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works, or using the Submission within or in connection with our products or services. You also acknowledge that your Submission will not be returned, and we may use your Submission, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, without payment of money or any other form of consideration, for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing, and marketing products/services.

If you make a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Submission. You further represent and warrant that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Submission. You agree to indemnify us for all claims arising from or in connection with any claims to any rights in any Submission or any damages arising from any Submission.

11. USER CONTENT

When you transmit, upload, post, share, distribute, reproduce, e-mail, or otherwise make available data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, images, videos, messages, or other materials (“User Content”) on the Site in any manner (including, but not limited to, through a “Contact Us” form), you are entirely responsible for such User Content. Such User Content constitutes a Submission under Section 10 above. This means that all third parties, and not EVLG, are entirely responsible for all User Content that they post to the Site. You agree not to engage in or assist or encourage others to engage in transmitting, uploading, posting, e-mailing or otherwise making available on the Site User Content that (a) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (b) you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (c) is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading; (d) you were compensated for or granted any consideration by any third party; or (e) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party. In addition, you agree not to transmit, upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise make available any software viruses, unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitation, or promotional material, including chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You further agree not to (i) impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, including without limitation, a(n) EVLG representative; (ii) "stalk" or otherwise harass including advocating harassment of another, entrap or harm any third party including harming minors in any way; (iii) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any User Content; (iv) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; or (v) collect or store personally identifiable data about other users.

 

We do not endorse or control the User Content transmitted or posted on the Site and therefore, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Content. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable to you. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any User Content, including, without limitation, for any errors or omissions in any User Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by you because of the use of any User Content transmitted, uploaded, posted, e-mailed or otherwise made available via the Site. You hereby waive all rights to any claims against us for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with User Content.

You acknowledge that we have the right (but not the obligation) in our sole discretion to refuse to post or remove any User Content and we reserve the right to change, condense, or delete any User Content. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, we have the right to remove any User Content that violates these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable and we reserve the right to refuse service without prior notice for any users who violate these Terms and Conditions or infringe the rights of others.

 

12. DELETION OF USER CONTENT

If you wish to delete certain of your public User Content, such as your ratings and reviews posting(s), on the Site, please contact us by email at amckinney@evlawgroup.org and include the following information in your deletion request: first name, last name, user name/screen name (if applicable), email address associated with our website, your reason for deleting the posting, and date(s) of posting(s) you wish to delete (if you have it).  We may not be able to process your deletion request if you are unable to provide such information to us.   Please allow up to 10 business days to process your deletion request.

13.  COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT NOTICES

We respect the intellectual property of others and require that users of the Sites do the same. We also maintain a policy that provides for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of the Sites’ use privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights. Consistent with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, if you believe that copyrighted materials have been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send an e-mail or written notice to our Designated Agent (as outlined below) for notices of infringement and provide the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that you claim is infringed;

  • Identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim has been infringed;

  • A description of the material that you claim is infringing and the location of that material on the Site;

  • Your address, telephone number and email address;

  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

  • 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.

 YOU CAN CONTACT OUR DESIGNATED AGENT FOR NOTIFICATIONS OF CLAIMED INFRINGEMENT AT: 

 

Email:            amckinney@evlawgroup.org

Copy To:        4659 Sweetwater Ave

                        Powder Springs, Georgia 30127

                       

NOTE: THE ABOVE “COPY TO” CONTACT INFORMATION IS PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOTIFYING EVLG THAT COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED. ALL OTHER INQUIRIES WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE THROUGH THIS PROCESS AND SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE GROUP BY EMAIL TO amckinney@evlawgroup.org

14. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT, ITS SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCTS ARE PRESENTED "AS IS." NEITHER WE NOR OUR PARTNERS, OR LICENSORS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THESE SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE SITE, THE CONTENT, SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCTS.

YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER WE NOR OUR PARTNERS, OR LICENSORS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) FOR ANY (a) INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS; (b) ACCESS DELAYS OR ACCESS INTERRUPTIONS TO THE SITE; (c) DATA NON-DELIVERY, MISDELIVERY, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION OR OTHER MODIFICATION; (d) LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF DEALINGS WITH OR THE PRESENCE OF OFF-WEBSITE LINKS ON THE SITE; (e) COMPUTER VIRUSES, SYSTEM FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING DURING HYPERLINK TO OR FROM THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (f) ANY INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS IN CONTENT OR (g) EVENTS BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL.

FURTHER, NEITHER WE NOR PARTNERS, OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) RELATED TO THE SITE OR YOUR USE THEREOF, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR SUCH CLAIMS EXCEED $100.

YOU AGREE THAT NO CLAIMS OR ACTION IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO, THE USE OF THE SITE OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY BE BROUGHT BY YOU MORE THAN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION RELATING TO SUCH CLAIM OR ACTION AROSE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, TERMINATION OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS YOUR SOLE REMEDY.  WE HAVE NO OTHER OBLIGATION, LIABILITY, OR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU.

15. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any third-party claim, action, or demand arising from (i) your use of the Sites or the Site Content in violation of any law, rule, regulation or these Terms and Conditions, or (ii) any part of your User Content. You also agree to indemnify us for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

16. DISPUTES

With respect to any dispute, claim, or controversy regarding the Site, all rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of Georgia as if the Terms and Conditions were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within Georgia. ANY DISPUTE RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THESE SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, OR THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE YOU AND  EVLG (OTHER THAN CLAIMS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF EVLG OR OUR PARTNERS OR LICENSORS OR CLAIMS IN EQUITY) SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO CONFIDENTIAL ARBITRATION IN Atlanta, Georgia AND YOU AGREE TO SUBMIT YOURSELF TO THE JURISDICTION AND PROCEEDINGS THEREOF.  ARBITRATION MEANS THAT AN ARBITRATOR(S) WILL DECIDE THE CLAIM, AND YOU WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUE IN COURT OR TO HAVE A JUDGE OR JURY DECIDE YOUR CLAIM. YOUR RIGHTS TO PREHEARING EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION AND APPEALS MAY ALSO BE LIMITED IN ARBITRATION.   It is further agreed that any dispute over the scope of this arbitration provision and any dispute as to whether a claim is arbitral shall be submitted to the arbitrator for decision.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of our affiliates, partners or licensors or we otherwise have a cause of action in equity, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any court of competent jurisdiction, and you consent to jurisdiction and venue in any such court for such purposes. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the Consumer-Related Disputes Supplementary Rules then prevailing with the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.

 

You agree that any arbitration or proceeding shall be limited to the dispute between us and you individually, and (i) no arbitration or proceeding shall be joined with any other; (ii) there is no right or authority for any dispute to be arbitrated or resolved on a class action-basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (iii) there is no right or authority for any dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST US ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.

17. CONSENT TO RECEIVE NOTICES ELECTRONICALLY BY POSTING ON THE SITE AND VIA EMAIL

You consent to receive any agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications (collectively, “Notices”) to which these Terms and Conditions refer from us electronically including without limitation by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all Notices that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. To withdraw your consent to receive Notices electronically, you must notify us of your withdrawal of such consent by selecting unsubscribe in the email communication / or emailing us at amckinney@evlawgroup.org and discontinuing your use of this Site. In such event, all rights granted to you pursuant to these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to the limited licenses set forth in Section 6 hereof, shall automatically terminate. Unfortunately, we cannot provide the benefits of this Site to any user that cannot consent to receipt of Notices electronically. Please note that this consent to receive Notices is entirely separate from any election you may make with respect to receipt of marketing communications. Your options with respect to receipt of marketing communications are set forth in our Privacy Policy at https://www.evlawgroup.org/privacy-policy.

18. GENERAL

You acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between you and EVLG concerning your use of the Site, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the changes on the Site and providing notice of such change. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site and release of notice of such change. Your continued use of the Site thereafter constitutes your agreement to all such changed Terms and Conditions. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any of the rights granted by these Terms and Conditions. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice, including, as applicable, by ceasing all use of the Site.

Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between us. Our failure to require your performance of any provision hereof shall not affect our full right to require such performance at any time thereafter, nor shall our waiver of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself. In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by any applicable arbitral award or court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render the remaining provisions of these  Terms and Conditions unenforceable or invalid as a whole but these Terms and Conditions shall be modified, to the extent possible, by the adjudicating entity to most fully reflect the original intent of the parties as reflected in the original provision. The headings in the Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and shall not be used in its interpretation.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, please email us at amckinney@evlawgroup.org.