The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education (“AZBARFDN”) presents the general information on this website as a service to the general public. While this site does provide information on law-related topics, it does not provide legal advice. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link.
1. Agreement to Terms
The Terms, as well as the Site (and information contained within the Site) may be updated or revised from time to time without notice to you. You agree to periodically review these Terms, and your continued access to or use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of the updated or revised Terms.
2. Privacy and Contact Information
If asked to provide your e-mail address during your use of the site, please provide an accurate and complete e-mail address. Any email addresses submitted are used to provide a single response and are not retained by AZBARFDN. AZBARFDN recognizes the need to protect the privacy of users of this Site, and to provide additional privacy protection to children. Children 12 years old and younger may visit this Site without disclosing any personally identifiable information other than an email address, which will be used to provide a single response and will not be retained.
3. Use of Information and Services.
Third parties may provide certain information displayed on the Site. Although AZBARFDN believes that such information comes from trustworthy sources, the third-party information is not necessarily sponsored, endorsed, recommended, or licensed by AZBARFDN. You should directly contact the third parties and/or their references for the most accurate information.
Neither AZBARFDN nor its information sources or users are engaged in giving legal, medical, counseling or other professional services or advice in this Site. All content in this Site is made available purely to provide general information, is not legal advice and does not replace nor substitute for the professional advice or representation of an attorney licensed to practice in your location/jurisdiction.
5. No Liability.
Under no circumstances will AZBARFDN be liable for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information, services or other material on the Site. While AZBARFDN will attempt to keep its Site current, accurate, and complete, AZBARFDN and its suppliers cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to, the timeliness, accuracy, or completeness of the information, services, or other material on the Site.
6. Site Conduct.
When using the Site, you agree to abide by the following rules: (a) you may not post or transmit content (information, data, text, software, graphics, sound, photographs, video, messages, etc.) ("Content") that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive, hateful, that violates the property rights of others (including without limitation infringing use of a copyright or trademark), that violates the privacy or publicity right of others, or are otherwise objectionable; (b) you may not interfere with other users' use of the Site; (c) you may not use the Site to conduct any activity that is illegal or that violates the rights of others; (d) you may not use the Site to advertise or sell products or services to others; (e) you may not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (f) you may not post or transmit Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, confidential information, etc.); (g) you may not post Content to the Site unless the Content is freely owned by you or used with the permission of all other persons with any rights in the Content; and (h) you may not use the Site to collect or store personal data about other users.
7. Removal of Content.
AZBARFDN does not do a prior review of Content posted by any party other than AZBARFDN and has no responsibility for Content posted by any party other than AZBARFDN to the Site. However, AZBARFDN reserves the right in its sole discretion to delete any Content submitted to or appearing on the Site. Message boards, "chat rooms" and/or other information sharing locations on the Site that may contain the opinions and views of other users. AZBARFDN is not responsible for the accuracy of any messages or postings on the Site. If you believe that any Content posted on the Site is infringing, defamatory, unlawful, threatening, libelous, obscene, or otherwise violates the letter or spirit of these Terms, please contact AZBARFDN immediately at https://azbf.org/contact-us.
8. Submission of Content.
If you submit Content to the Site, you grant to AZBARFDN, or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted to AZBARFDN, a world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate such Content in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.
9. Internet Links.
The Site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other Internet sites. AZBARFDN has no control over such sites; AZBARFDN does not endorse, and is not responsible for, any such sites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through those sites. You acknowledge that AZBARFDN 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 use of or reliance upon any such information, material, products, or services.
10. Third Parties.
Your correspondence or business transactions with, or participation in promotions of, third parties found on, or e-commerce through, the Site and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that AZBARFDN shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such transactions or as the result of the presence of such third parties on the Site.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AZBARFDN, its affiliates, governing board, officers, agents, employees, partners, and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim, demand, and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to (a) your use of the Site; (b) your violation of these Terms; or (c) your posting of Content to the Site.
13. Use and Storage of Content on the Site
AZBARFDN may establish general practices and limits concerning the use of the Site, including without limitation, the maximum number of days that Content will be available on, or retained by, the Site. AZBARFDN, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time.
14. Ownership of Content and Marks.
15. Disclaimer of Warranty.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE, AND ALL INFORMATION AND CONTENT ON THE SITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. AZBARFDN AND ITS INFORMATION SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
AZBARFDN MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (a) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE SITE WILL BE SATISFACTORY; (b) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; (c) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND; (d) ANY ERRORS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. AZBARFDN DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY, USE, SECURITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE. AZBARFDN WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, COSTS OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OR RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE OR USE, ACCESS OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THIS SITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM AZBARFDN OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.
16. Limitation of Liability.
AZBARFDN may, in its sole discretion, with or without notice, suspend or terminate your use of this Site, and remove and discard any Content on the Site, for any reason, including, without limitation if you violate these Terms. AZBARFDN may also bar you from any future access to the Site. AZBARFDN will not be liable to you for any such suspension, termination or prohibition on future access.
Should you object to any subsequent modifications of the terms and conditions of these Terms, your sole recourse will be to immediately notify AZBARFDN of your termination of these Terms, which termination will be effective immediately. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the terms and conditions of these Terms will survive any termination of these Terms.
Any notices to you by AZBARFDN may be made by either e-mail or regular mail.
19. General Provisions.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and AZBARFDN and govern your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and AZBARFDN regarding the Site (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of these Terms).
These Terms and the resolution of any dispute related to these Terms or the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. AZBARFDN's failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms will be enforced in accordance with their terms. The section headings in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, you hereby waive your right to bring any claim against AZBARFDN more than 1 year after such claim first arose.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms will be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim will be arbitrated on an individual basis, and will not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. You consent to the arbitration being conducted in the county of Maricopa, Arizona. Judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or AZBARFDN may seek any interim or preliminary equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in the county of Maricopa, Arizona, necessary to protect the rights or property of you or AZBARFDN pending the completion of arbitration.
21. Acceptance of Terms.