DATE OF LAST UPDATE: 25 OCTOBER 2019
These Terms of Service (“Terms”) apply to www.chatterjeelegal.com and any other Chatterjee Legal website, social media account page or mobile application on or accessible via www.chatterjeelegal.com (collectively, the “Websites”) that either link to these Terms or for which no separate Terms are provided.
Please read these Terms carefully as they contain important information regarding your legal rights, remedies and obligations with respect to your use of the Websites, including but not limited to various limitations and exclusions, and indemnities.
By accessing or using the Websites, and the services available via the Websites, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms in all respects with respect to the Websites. If you are not willing to be bound by each and every term or condition, or if any representation made herein by you is not true, you may not use, and must cease using, the Websites.
As used in these Terms and the Websites, “Chatterjee Legal,” “us,” and “we” refer to Chatterjee Legal PC.
For clarity and comprehension, we have defined certain words used in the Terms and on the Websites. Additional definitions are included elsewhere in the Terms.
“Content” means all materials and content, including designs, editorial, text, graphics, audiovisual materials, multimedia elements, photographs, videos, music, sound recordings, reports, documents, software, information, formulae, patterns, data and any other work.
“Chatterjee Legal,” “we,” and “us” refer to Chatterjee Legal PC.
“Chatterjee Legal Parties” refers collectively and inclusively to Chatterjee Legal PC and its officers, directors, partners, principals or equivalent; personnel; affiliates; business associates; licensors; and contractors and subcontractors.
“User” means all users of the Websites.
“You” means yourself as an individual user of the Websites.
About the Websites
The Websites provide information about Chatterjee Legal, including case studies and the services and products we provide. References to “the site,” “the Website,” “the Websites,” and “www.chatterjeelegal.com” include all software, content and features provided within the relevant Websites.
The Websites offer a range of interactive features and we may add other features from time to time.
Informational Purposes Only
The Websites and content available therein are for informational purposes only. Neither the Websites nor the content available therein constitute professional advice, and neither should be relied upon by you or any third party for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the operation or promotion of your business, securing financing or capital in any form, obtaining any regulatory or governmental approvals, or otherwise be used in connection with procuring services or other benefits from any entity. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult with professional advisers.
Changes to and Availability of the Websites
The Websites are made available on an “as is” basis with no representation or warranty with respect to their functionality or availability and with no guarantee that they are complete, accurate, or timely nor any guarantee regarding any results you or others may obtain from their use. Access to all or parts of any of the Websites may be suspended at any time without notice.
Submissions, including Comments and Feedback
The Websites may contain functionality that permits you to comment on articles (“Comments”); share materials; provide ideas, proposals, suggestions (“Feedback”); or otherwise make available certain materials through or in connection with your use of the Websites (collectively, “Submissions”).
Whether related to the Websites or otherwise, you acknowledge and agree that your Submissions are not confidential; that your provision of Submissions is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction; and that the provision of any Submission does not place Chatterjee Legal under any fiduciary or other obligation.
We may (but have no obligation to) monitor, evaluate, alter or remove Submissions before or after they appear on the site; however, we have no control over and are not responsible for any use or misuse (including any distribution) by any third party of any Submissions.
If you choose to make publicly available any of your personally identifiable or other information through the Websites (for example through posting a comment or other form of Submission), you do so at your own risk and you agree that such Submissions by you will comply with all relevant requirements set out in these Terms.
We may monitor use of the Websites from time to time but have no obligation to do so. If and when we do monitor your use of one or more of the Websites, we will do so in accordance with applicable law.
You will use the Websites only for lawful purposes. If at any time you become aware of any violation, by any person or entity, of any part of these Terms, you will immediately notify us via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with assistance, as requested, to stop or remedy such violation.
In using the Websites, you hereby agree to refrain from any the following:
- Post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Websites any materials that are or may be: (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating, or otherwise fail to respect the rights and dignity of others; (b) defamatory, libellous, fraudulent or otherwise tortious; (c) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (d) a virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware or other computer code, file or program that is or is potentially harmful or invasive or intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment (each, a “Virus”).
- Post, transmit, or otherwise make available through the Websites any material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right, without the express prior written consent of the applicable owner.
- Use the Websites for any commercial purpose or otherwise use the Websites for processing data or other information on behalf of any third party.
- Use the Websites for any purpose that is fraudulent or otherwise tortious or unlawful.
- Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Websites or the servers or networks used to make the Websites available, including by hacking or defacing any portion of any of the Websites; or violate any requirement, procedure or policy of such servers or networks.
- Restrict or inhibit any other person from using the Websites.
- Create or share content without first obtaining any necessary permissions from third parties or otherwise use the Websites to post or transmit any information that you do not have the right to provide; that would violate any applicable law or regulation; or that would violate, infringe or misappropriate any third party right or interest.
- Reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works of, sell, rent, lease, loan, timeshare, distribute or otherwise exploit any portion of (or any use of) the Websites except as expressly authorized herein, without Chatterjee Legal’s express prior written consent.
- Reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of any of the Websites, except where such restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law.
- Remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice on the Websites or content you access via the Websites.
- Frame or mirror any portion of the Websites, or otherwise incorporate any portion of the Websites into any product or service, without Chatterjee Legal’s express prior written consent.
- Systematically download and store any or all of the Websites’ content.
- Use any robot, crawler, spider, search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to (a) retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or otherwise gather content from the Websites, (b) reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Websites, or (c) harvest or collect information about users of the Websites without Chatterjee Legal’s express prior written consent.
If you do not comply with these Terms (or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect or are investigating suspected non-compliance), we may suspend your access to the Websites or take any other steps we consider appropriate.
Requirements to Use the Websites
If you are an individual, you represent and warrant that you have reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside, and that you are in any event at least 18 years old.
If you are using the Websites on behalf of a corporation or other organization, you represent and warrant that you have the ability to agree to these Terms on behalf of such organization and all references to “you” throughout these Terms will include such organization, jointly and severally with you personally.
You represent and warrant that (i) you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (ii) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties. If any applicable law, rule or regulation prohibits you to access the Websites, you may not access them. If you nevertheless access or use the Websites, you will still be bound to these Terms and shall have all the obligations, responsibilities and liabilities as if you were eligible to do so.
Except where expressly stated otherwise, all right, title, and interest in and to the Websites and all Content, source code, processes, designs, technologies, URLs, domain names, marks, and logos forming any part of the Websites (collectively, “Our Content”) are (a) fully vested in us, our licensors, or our suppliers and (b) protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws.
You agree that Our Content is licensed subject to these Terms, including the disclaimers and limitations of liability herein. Nothing in your use of the Websites or these Terms grants you any right, title or interest in or to Our Content except the limited right to use the Websites as set out in these Terms.
Unless otherwise expressly authorized by us in writing, you agree not to:
- copy, modify, deep link, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right or interest in Our Content;
- remove any proprietary notices or labels on or in Our Content; or
- allow any other person or entity to engage in any of the foregoing.
You represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant the licenses referred to in these Terms. You further represent and warrant that your Submissions are (a) complete and accurate and (b) are not fraudulent, tortious, or otherwise in violation of any applicable law or any right of any third party. You irrevocably waive any “moral rights”+ or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding each Submission that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.
We do not claim ownership of your Submissions; however, you agree that by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, submitting, entering, or otherwise transmitting your Submissions to us or any third party using the Websites:
- You have thereby granted us a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable and fully sublicensable (through multiple tiers) license, without additional consideration to you or any third party, to reproduce, distribute, perform, and display (publicly or otherwise), create derivative works of, adapt, modify and otherwise use, analyze, exploit and practice any comment or submission, in any format or media now known or hereafter developed, and for any purpose (including promotional purposes, such as testimonials);
- You will have thereby confirmed, represented and warranted to us that you have all rights, titles and interests, as well as the power and authority necessary, to grant the license to your Submissions set out above;
- You will indemnify and save us harmless from and against any liabilities, actions, proceedings, claims, causes of action, demands, debts, losses, damages, charges and costs, including reasonable legal costs, any amount paid to settle any action or to satisfy a judgment and expenses of any kind and character whatsoever incurred by us relating to or arising from your Submissions, including instances where any of your Submissions (a) infringes any Third Party Content or other third party intellectual property rights, or (b) is inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful; and
- You acknowledge and agree that the technical processing and transmission of the Websites, including your Submissions, may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices, and that your Submissions may be subject to “caching” or other technical processing or transmission policies and procedures by us or at intermediate locations on the Internet.
Compliance and Complaints
We do not have any obligation to censor or review any of your Submissions, to censor or review any Third Party Content, or to monitor use of the Websites. However, you agree that we may, without notice or liability, disclose to third parties any of your information or your Submissions; monitor use of the Websites; and monitor, review, and retain your Submissions if we believe in good faith that such activity is reasonably necessary to provide the Websites to customers, ensure adherence to or enforce the terms of these Terms, comply with any laws or regulations, respond to any allegation of illegal conduct or claimed violation of third party rights, or protect us or others.
If we receive a complaint relating to your use of the Websites, you acknowledge and agree that we may, in our sole and absolute discretion and without notice or liability, investigate the complaint, restrict, suspend or terminate any service involved, and/or remove your Submissions from our servers or the servers of a third party.
Third Party Content
The Websites may contain links to websites and other materials made available by third parties (collectively, “Third Party Content”). If you use such functionality, you are directing us to access, route and transmit to you the applicable Third Party Content.
Third Party Content may be protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. Nothing in your use of the Websites or these Terms grants you any right, title or interest in or to this Third Party Content except for the limited right to use the Websites as set out in these Terms.
We neither control nor endorse, nor are responsible for, any Third Party Content and we make no representations or warranties with respect to them. The availability of any Third Party Content through the Websites does not imply the endorsement of, or affiliation with, any provider of such Websites or materials. Your use of any Third Party Content is at your own risk and is subject to any terms, conditions and policies applicable to them (such as terms of service or privacy policies of the providers of the Third Party Content).
Trade and Service Marks
You may not use the “Chatterjee Legal” trade name, or any trademarks, service marks, logos or designs, or any other mark held by Chatterjee Legal in connection with any product or service that is not of Chatterjee Legal nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Websites should be construed as granting any right to use any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs without the express prior written consent of the owner.
The Websites may include open source components, which are licensed for use and distribution by us under applicable open source licenses. Use of these open source components is governed by and subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable open source license.
U.S. Copyright Infringement Claims
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials available on the Websites infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send to Chatterjee Legal a written notice by mail or e-mail, requesting that Chatterjee Legal remove such material or block access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, the DMCA permits you to send to Chatterjee Legal a counter-notice.
Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for details. Notices and counter-notices must be sent in writing to Chatterjee Legal’s DMCA agent as follows: By mail to Chatterjee Legal, Attn: DMCA Agent, 1 Dock 72 Way, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205; or by e-mail to email@example.com. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a DMCA notice or counter-notice.
Liability and Warranties
Chatterjee Legal makes no representations or warranties about the site, which is provided “as is.” To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all implied warranties regarding the site, including without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, title, and non-infringement.
Limitation of Liability
The Websites are provided for information purposes only and, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability for any loss or damage of whatever kind and however arising in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the Websites and any materials you obtain via the Websites.
You acknowledge and accept that use of the Websites is subject to the risks inherent in any connection and transmission on the internet, in particular in relation to security risks and vulnerabilities, technical performance and risk of interruption. Accordingly, the Chatterjee Legal Parties are not liable to you in any circumstances for any losses or damages caused by disruption or failure of internet networks or for any interruptions to or restrictions on the accessibility of the Websites arising for any reason, including, but not limited to, by reason of a virus, security related vulnerability, or technical or operational failure of any nature.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE CHATTERJEE LEGAL PARTIES DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, SECURITY BREACHES, VIRUSES, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES OR COMMERCIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF IT IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES, ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE SITE, THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SAME, OR ANY OTHER SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE CHATTERJEE LEGAL PARTIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITES; ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THEM; ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITES OR THE INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THEM; OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES–INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES–THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES OR ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS OBTAINED BY YOU VIA OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITES.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend (at the indemnified party or parties’ option), indemnify, and hold the Chatterjee Legal Parties and their insurers harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and expenses in connection with any claim arising out of or in connection with any content or information posted or transmitted by you using the Websites or otherwise arising out of your use of the Websites or use of the Websites by any third party who is given or gains access to the Websites due to your action or inaction. The Chatterjee Legal Parties have the right at any time to forego the indemnification and assume the defense of any claim. Notwithstanding the foregoing, it is not the intent of the Chatterjee Legal Parties to affect the rights of the Chatterjee Legal Parties or their insurers to assume the defense or settlement of any claim against any Chatterjee Legal Party for which insurance coverage is sought under any applicable insurance policy.
Disclaimers and Assumptions of Risk
CHATTERJEE LEGAL DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE.
The Websites and all information provided to you via the Websites is provided “as is” and “as available.” To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Chatterjee Legal Parties disclaim all express, implied, and statutory warranties with respect to the same, including without limitation all express, implied, and statutory warranties with respect to the same, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, non-interference, error-free service, and uninterrupted service. Chatterjee Legal does not represent or warrant that the Websites, services and information provided through the Websites, or software or information downloaded from the Websites will be accurate, current, uninterrupted, error-free, omission-free, or free from viruses or other harmful components.
BY MAKING AVAILABLE THE WEBSITES, CHATTERJEE LEGAL IS NOT MAKING AN OFFER OF ANY FINANCIAL, TAX, ACCOUNTING, LEGAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR GOODS, AND THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE WEBSITES SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL, TAX, ACCOUNTING OR ANY OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR SERVICE.
Some jurisdictions prohibit the disclaimer of certain warranties or conditions or the limitation of certain types of liability. In such circumstances, to the extent that such prohibitions prohibit any exclusions and limitations in these Terms, such exclusions and limitations will not apply to you strictly to the extent necessary to make these Terms consistent with such prohibitions.
Other Legal Provisions
We reserve the right to amend these Terms at any time without notice to you, but we will use reasonable efforts to publish each amendment before such amendment becomes effective. The latest, fully-amended version of these Terms will be published on the Websites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Websites to obtain timely notice of such amendments. If any amendment is unacceptable to you, you may terminate the agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Websites as set out in these Terms. If you continue to use the Websites after the effective date of any amendment, you will be conclusively deemed to have accepted such amended version of these Terms.
The Websites, collectively, have a single separate Privacy Statement (the “Privacy Statement”). You acknowledge that you have read the Privacy Statement located at https://www.chatterjeelegal.com/privacy-statement/ as it may be updated from time to time. You further acknowledge that, to the extent required under applicable law, by using such Website you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure by us of your personal information (whether previously collected or to be collected) for the purposes identified therein. You also consent to our use of such personal information in accordance with such Privacy Statement, which is incorporated herein by reference and forms an integral part of these Terms.
Without limiting any of our rights, we may suspend, restrict or terminate your use of the Websites without notice if, in our sole and absolute discretion, we determine or believe that you have violated any of the Terms, including but not limited to any of your responsibilities as set out above.
Your use of the Websites, and the content and features accessed through them, constitutes your agreement to these Terms; such agreement will be deemed for all legal purposes to be in writing and legally enforceable as a signed written agreement.
In these Terms, (i) the captions and headings are for convenience only and do not constitute substantive matter and are not to be construed as interpreting the contents of these Terms, (ii) the word “including”, the word “includes” and the phrase “such as”, when following a general statement or term (whether or not non-limiting language such as “without limitation” or “but not limited to” or other words of similar import are used with reference thereto), is not to be construed as limiting, and the word “or” between two or more listed matters does not imply an exclusive relationship between the matters being connected, and (iii) all references to the Websites’ addresses or URLs will also include any successor or replacement Websites containing substantially similar information as the referenced Websites.
No Implied Waiver
If you do not comply with these Terms, and we do not take action immediately, this does not mean we or any of the Chatterjee Legal Parties are giving up any rights that we/they may have (including, but not limited to, the pursuit future action).
Any cause of action you may have with respect to these Terms or the Websites must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arose, or it will be barred.
Any notice, consent, waiver, approval, authorization or other communication to be delivered in connection with these Terms and Conditions:
- by us to you will be deemed to have been effectively and validly given if delivered or sent to any of the contact particulars known to us to be in connection with your identity (e.g., your e-mail address);
- by you to us will be deemed to have been effectively and validly given only if sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and via written mail to Chatterjee Legal, 1 Dock 72 Way, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205.
We may at any time assign our rights and obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, without notice to you. You may not assign these Terms without our prior, written consent. These Terms will inure to the benefit of and bind you and us and our respective personal and legal representatives, successors and permitted assigns.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, fiduciary, employment, client or agency relationship exists between us and you as a result of these Terms or use of the Websites.
Neither party will be responsible for a failure to fulfill its obligations under these Terms or for delay in doing so if such failure or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, such as acts of nature, acts of government, war, riots, strikes and accidents in transportation, but excluding a lack of financing, cash or credit.
These Terms, as amended from time to time, including any and all documents, Websites, rules, terms and policies referenced herein, including, but not limited to, the Privacy Statement, constitutes the entire agreement between us and you with respect to your use of the Websites.
All communication between you and us regarding your use of the Websites and any claim, issue or dispute arising therein shall be in the English language.
The unenforceability or invalidity of any clause in these Terms shall not have an impact on the enforceability or validity of any other clause. Any unenforceable or invalid clause shall be regarded as removed from these Terms to the extent of its unenforceability or invalidity, and these Terms shall be interpreted and enforced as if they did not contain the referenced clause, to th extent of its unenforceability or invalidity.
Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, USA, without regard to any other state or jurisdiction’s choice of law provisions which would require the application of the law of any other jurisdiction. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to these Terms and, therein, that the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York shall have sole exclusive jurisdiction over any claim, issue or dispute arising from these Terms and/or your use of the Websites. Furthermore, by your acceptance of these Terms and use of the Websites, you hereby waive all defenses of personal jurisdiction and venue, including, but not limited to, forum non conveniens.
These Terms are current as of the date listed at the top of this page. We may update these Terms at any time by publishing an updated version on this page. Your continued use of the Websites after any update to these Terms indicates your agreement to and acceptance of any update to the Terms.