Effective as of January 1, 2005
IMPORTANT — ALL USERS PLEASE READ — This website requires consideration from you as a condition of access to the site.
All persons under the age of 18 are denied permission to access to this website. If you are under 18 years of age, you are not authorized to visit, read, or interact with this website or its contents in any manner. This website also specifically denies access to any individual that is or may be covered by the child online privacy act (COPA) Of 1998.
USE OF INFORMATION FROM THIS WEBSITE
Unless you have entered into an express written contract with this website to the contrary, visitors to this website have no right to use the information on this site in any commercial or public setting; they have no right to broadcast it, copy it, save it, print it, sell it, or publish any portions of the content of this website. (This limitation is not applicable to the traditional spidering of such information by search engines nor their use of small phrases of text to identify websites in search engine results.) The original work contained in this website is copyright and all rights are reserved to the fullest extent possible by law. By viewing the contents of this website you agree to this condition of viewing the site and you acknowledge that any unauthorized use is unlawful and may subject you to civil or criminal penalties. Again, visitor has no rights whatsoever to use the content of, or portions hereof, including the databases, invisible pages, linked pages, underlying code, or other intellectual property that this site may contain for any reason for any use whatsoever. Visitor agrees to liquidated damages in the amount of U.S. $100,000 per day in addition to costs and actual damages for any breach of this provision. Visitor warrants that he or she understands that accepting this provision is a condition of viewing and that viewing constitutes acceptance.
OWNERSHIP OF WEBSITE OR RIGHT TO USE, SELL, PUBLISH CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE
The website and its contents are owned or licensed by the Law Office of William H. Lawson. Material contained on the website is generally proprietary and entitled to copyright protection. Visitors have no rights whatsoever in the site’s content. Use of website content for any commercial reason whatsoever is unlawful, unless and until it is done with express contract or permission of the website.
HYPERLINKING TO SITE, CO-BRANDING, “FRAMING” AND REFERENCING SITE PROHIBITED
Unless expressly authorized by website (in a link exchange program or otherwise), no one may hyperlink this site, or portions thereof, (including, but not limited to, logotypes, trademarks, branding or copyrighted material) to theirs for any reason. Further, you are not allowed to reference the url (website address) of this website in any commercial or non-commercial media without express permission, nor are you allowed to ‘frame’ the site. You specifically agree to cooperate with the website to remove or de-activate any such activities and be liable for all damages. You hereby agree to liquidated damages of US $100,000.00 per day plus costs and actual damages for violating this provision.
DISCLAIMER FOR CONTENTS OF SITE
The website disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy of the non-original content of this website (such as news reports and reported legal opinions). Visitors assume the all risk of viewing, reading, using, or relying upon this information. Unless you have otherwise formed an express contract to the contrary with the website, you have no right to rely on any information contained herein as accurate. The website makes no such warranty.
DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER OR SOFTWARE FROM INTERACTING WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS. VISITOR ASSUMES ALL RISK OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER CORRUPTING FACTORS.
The website assumes no responsibility for damage to computers or software of the visitor or any person the visitor subsequently communicates with from corrupting code or data that is inadvertently passed to the visitor’s computer. Again, visitor views and interacts with this site, or banners or pop-ups or advertising displayed thereon, at his own risk.
DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED BY DOWNLOADS
Visitor downloads information from this site are at the user’s own risk. This website makes no warranty that downloads are free of typographical or transcription or transfer errors, corrupting computer codes, including, but not limited to, viruses and worms.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By viewing, using, or interacting in any manner with this site, including banners, advertising, or downloads, and as a condition of the website to allow his lawful viewing, visitor forever waives all right to claims of damage of any and all description based on any causal factor resulting in any possible harm, no matter how heinous or extensive, whether physical or emotional, foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether personal or business in nature.
Visitor agrees that in the event he/she causes damage, and this website is a co-obligor on such damages or is otherwise required to pay such damages, the visitor, as a condition of viewing this website, promises to reimburse the website for all damages paid as well as attorneys fees and all other costs and expenses incurred.
No additional notice of any kind for any reason is due visitor and visitor expressly warrants an understanding that the right to any and all notices of any type is waived as a condition for permission to view and/or interact with the website.
Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the American Arbitration Association. Information about the American Arbitration Association, its rules, and its forms are available from the American Arbitration Association, 335 Madison Avenue, Floor 10, New York, New York, 10017-4605. Hearing will take place in the City and County of the website owner – which is Honolulu, Hawaii.
In no case shall the viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer have the right to go to court or have a jury trial. Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer will not have the right to engage in pretrial discovery except as provided in the rules; you will not have the right to participate as a representative or member of any class of claimants pertaining to any claim subject to arbitration; the arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding with limited rights of appeal.
The prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for any and all costs associated with the dispute arbitration, including attorney fees, collection fees, investigation fees, travel expenses.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
If any matter concerning this purchase shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees to that the sole and proper jurisdiction to be the state and city declared in the contact information of the web owner unless otherwise here specified, which is Honolulu, Hawaii. In the event that litigation is in a federal court, the proper court shall be the closest federal court to the website owner’s address – which is also Honolulu, Hawaii.
Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees that the applicable law to be applied shall, in all cases, be that of the City and County of Honolulu, State of Hawaii.
William H. Lawson 1188 Bishop St. Suite 2902 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
Effective as of January 1, 2005
We understand that confidentiality of communications is of importance to our clients and those requesting information about our services. As a general business practice, we hold these communications in strict confidence.
If you have any confidentiality concerns, please contact us.
(1) We do not “harvest” email addresses from our website visitors to sell to third parties. We may use emails addresses which are provided to us to communicate about pending matters of concern clients, prospective clients and other website visitors. This may include matters relating to legislation, politics, the courts, various judges and decisions and other matters.
(2) Personal and/or business information provided to us by our clients and website visitors is generally treated confidentially. If you provide such information to us by email, telephone, letter, an online form on our website or other means, we may use that information to provide you with information about our services, to respond to your requests or to send you information in accordance with the previous paragraph.
(3) Our online inquiry forms and emails collect some or all of the following personally identifying information:
-Address, City, State, Zip Code
-Phone number and/or email address (at least one is required)
None of the above personally-identifying information is stored on our website, and thus we provide no online process for individuals to review and request changes to any of their personally identifiable information collected through our website’s online forms. If you wish to correct errors or make changes to information previously sent to us by email, please feel free to send us another email or to call on the phone.
(4) Our web hosting company collects and stores the following information about our website visitors: the numerical IP address or domain name from which they access the Internet; the date and time our site is accessed; the pages you visited and whether they successfully downloaded to your browser; and sometimes the Internet address of the website from which you may have accessed our website (such as Google.com). We use this information only to understand how many visitors we get and how visitors use our website so that we can improve it. We do not sell this information to anyone for any reason. Surfing our website will not impart other personally-identifying information to us, unless you choose to provide such information to us.
(5) Comments upon any pages of our website which are provided to us by our visitors are used exclusively for our benefit, and are likewise not sold to any third party for any reason.
If you have any privacy concerns, please feel free to contact us.