Last Update: March 2020
This Cookies Policy (“Policy”) describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that may be used on www.lawfinance.com (“Site”) owned and operated by Law Finance Group.
What are Cookies and Similar Technologies?
Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the Site. Cookies help us learn which areas of the Site are useful and which areas need improvement. For this purpose, we also use technologies similar to cookies, such as Flash Local Shared Objects (also known as Flash cookies) or pixel tags.
What Cookies and Similar Technologies Do We Use?
Required Cookies. Required cookies enable you to navigate the Site and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features, and the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to.
Analytics Cookies. These cookies allow us to analyze your use of the Site to evaluate and improve our performance, for example, by providing us information about how our site is used.
Enhanced Experience Cookies. These cookies enhance your experience on the Site.
Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). We use Google Analytics to collect anonymized statistics in order to improve the Site.
Browser or Device Information. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, and the name and version of the Site you are using. We use this information to ensure that the Site functions properly.
How do I Manage Cookies and Similar Technologies?
You can refuse or accept cookies using the consent manager shown when you first visit the Site. You can review and change your cookie settings at any time by revisiting the consent manager. You can also choose to set your cookie preferences in your Internet browser. For more information, you can visit your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen.
If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com
Updated March 2020:
If you are an individual accessing or using the site on behalf of, or for the benefit of, any corporation, partnership or other entity with which you are associated (an “Organization”), then you are agreeing to this agreement on behalf of yourself and such organization, and you represent and warrant that you have the legal authority to bind such organization to this agreement. References to “you” and “your” in this Agreement will refer to both the individual using the Site and to any such Organization. All terms defined in the singular shall have the same meanings when used in the plural, where appropriate and unless otherwise specified.
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND EACH PROVISION. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS A MANDATORY INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION/JURY TRIAL WAIVER PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE USE OF ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES RATHER THAN JURY TRIALS OR CLASS ACTIONS.
1. Acceptance of Agreement.
By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Agreement and to any additional terms, conditions, rules and guidelines that we post on the Site, or otherwise make available to you. This Agreement hereby incorporates by this reference any such additional terms, conditions, rules and guidelines. We may make changes to this Agreement from time to time, and we may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of this Agreement on the Site. When we update this Agreement, we will update the date at the beginning of this Agreement. Your use of the Site following any changes to this Agreement will constitute your acceptance of those changes. Any such changes will not apply to any dispute between you and us arising prior to the date on which we posted the revised Agreement incorporating such changes, or otherwise notified you of such changes. We may, at any time and without liability, modify or discontinue all or part of the Site; refuse to provide any user with access to the Site; charge, modify or waive any fees required to use the Site; or offer opportunities to some or all Site users.
The Site is controlled and/or operated from the United States, and is not intended to subject us to non-U.S. jurisdiction or laws, except as otherwise expressly stated in this Agreement. The Site may not be appropriate or available for use in some jurisdictions outside of the United States. If you use the Site, you do so at your own risk, and you are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. We may limit the Site’s availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.
The content, articles, documents, information, materials, organization, graphics, design, compilation, and other matters related to the Site (collectively “Content”) are protected under applicable copyrights, trademark, and other proprietary rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication of Content is prohibited. By visiting and viewing the Site you do not obtain ownership rights in any of the Content. The creation of Content and posting of information on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in and to such information or Content.
4. No Legal Advice.
We provide users of the Site with access to Content and general information about us. While the information on the site may concern legal issues, such information is provided by us only for educational purposes and does not constitute legal advice, mediation, or counseling under any circumstance and should not be considered a substitute for advice from qualified counsel. The Site and Content and your use thereof, does not create an attorney-client relationship. Your use of information on the Site or materials linked to the Site, including those from third-parties, is entirely at your own risk. Because information provided on the Site are general in nature, you should not rely or act on any information or Content provided on the Site without first seeking the advice of a competent attorney. The Content provided on the Site is not intended to be predictive of future results or outcomes in similar circumstances to your own, or offer any type of guarantee or assurance of an outcome.
5. Information Submitted Through the Site.
You represent and warrant that any and all information you provide in connection with your visit and use of the Site is and will remain at all times true, accurate, and complete. You agree to maintain and update such information regularly. If you choose to make any of your personally identifiable information public, through the use of this Site, you do so at your own risk.
7. Limited License and Permitted Uses.
By visiting this Site you are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, and revocable license to (i) access the Site and its Content in accordance with this Agreement; (ii) use this Site solely for noncommercial purposes; and (iii) to print out discrete information from the Site which may be used solely for internal, personal, noncommercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No printout Content or information may be used by you in arbitration or litigation under any circumstances. Notwithstanding the forgoing, we may provide some Content of the Site may include Documents (as defined below) that are made available for you to use. You may use those Documents pursuant to the terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth in Section 9 of this Agreement, and subject at all times to the terms of this Agreement or the Site in connection with those Documents.
8. Prohibitions and Restrictions of Use
The limited license described in Section 7 above, is subject to the following prohibitions and restrictions: you may not (i) copy, print, republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, loan, or otherwise make available by any means a portion of the Site or Content therefrom (except as permitted in Section 7 above); (ii) use the Site or Content to develop a storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind; (iii) create compilations or derivative works of any Content; (iv) use Content to infringe on any copyright, trademark, proprietary right, intellectual property right, or right of use held by us; (v) use any automatic or manual process or software to harvest information of any kind from the Site; (vi) use the Site to gather information in order to transmit unsolicited emails, deceptive addressing, and other unsolicited communications; (vii) use this Site in any manner that violates federal or state laws or regulations.
9. Documents, Forms, and Agreements.
Content may include documents, surveys, checklists, and forms (collectively “Documents”). All Documents are being provided to you on a nonexclusive license based on your one-time personal use for a noncommercial purpose. There is no right to relicense, sublicense, distribute, assign or transfer such license of use. Any Document provided on the Site is done without any representations or warranties, whether express or implied, as to their legal effect, completeness, accuracy, suitability and/or appropriateness. Documents are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and with “all faults” and we disclaim any warranties and fitness for any particular purpose.
10. Links on the Site & Linking to the Site.
We may provide links to third party website on the Site. These links are provided only as a convenience. Linked websites are not reviewed, controlled or examined by us and we are not responsible for the information, advertising, products, resources, or other materials, of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply an endorsement by us. In addition, your use of any linked site is subject to the terms and conditions applicable to that site not our Agreement. Additionally, you may provide links to the Site, provided that you do not obscure the notices of the Site including copyrights notices, and discontinue providing links to the Site immediately upon request from us.
We may disclose information regarding your access to and use of the Site, and the circumstances surrounding such access and use, to anyone for any reason or purpose.
12. Proprietary Rights.
You acknowledge and agree that the Site and any necessary software or Content provided therein may contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable copyright, trademark, intellectual property, and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that content provided by third parties or sponsored advertisements or information provided to you through the Site is protected by the same rights described above. All trade names, trademarks, service marks and logos on the Site not owned by us are the property of their respective owners. You may not use our trade names, trademarks, service marks or logos in connection with any product or service that is not ours, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trade names, trademarks, service marks or logos without express prior written consent of the owner.
13. Disclaimer of Warranties.
BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THAT THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” “WHERE IS” AND “WHERE AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. THE CONTENT AND SITE MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS, MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES OF SITE CONTENT. WE DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND ANY SERVICES, THIRD PARTY MATERIALS AND OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING THE REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT AND TITLE. ALL DISCLAIMERS OF ANY KIND ARE MADE FOR THE BENEFIT OF US AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES, AGENTS, DIRECTOR, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS.
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE SITE (OR ANY PART THEREOF) WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR ERROR-FREE, NOR THAT ANY PARTICULAR SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE, WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE SITE, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO (i) OBTAIN AND PAY FOR ANY SOFTWARE, HARDWARE AND SERVICES (INCLUDING INTERNET CONNECTIVITY) NEEDED TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE, AND (ii) ENSURE THAT ANY SOFTWARE, HARDWARE AND SERVICES THAT YOU USE WILL FUNCTION CORRECTLY WITH THE SITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MUST EVALUATE, AND THAT YOU BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH, THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE ON THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE.
THIS SECTION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS AGREEMENT GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us, our partners, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from or connected with any information you submit, post, or transmit through our site, your use or misuse of our website, your violation of this Agreement, or your violation of any rights of another person or entity.
This Agreement is effective until terminated. We may, at any time and for any reason (including if we believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement), terminate or suspend your access to or use of the Site. If we terminate or suspend your use of the Site, you hereby waive any claims against us or our affiliated entities with respect to such termination or suspension. We shall not be liable for any termination or suspension of your access to the Site or to any such files, information or materials, and (except as may be required under mandatory applicable law) shall not be required to make such files, information or materials available to you after any such termination or suspension.
16. Governing Law.
The terms of this Agreement and any applicable dispute are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regards to its principles of conflicts of law.
17. Dispute Resolution.
All disputes arising out of or related to this Agreement whether based in contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation or any other legal theory, will be resolved through final and binding arbitration before a neutral arbitrator instead of in a court by a judge or jury and you agree to waive the right to trial by a jury. You agree that any arbitration under this agreement will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class actions are not permitted and you are agreeing to give up the ability to participate in a class action. The arbitration will be administered by JAMS under the JAMS Streamlined Arbitration Rules & Procedures.
18. Contact Us.
If you have any questions or a complaint regarding this Site or the meaning or application of this Agreement, please direct such questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail communications are not necessarily secure, so please do not include sensitive information in any e-mail to us.
This Agreement does not, and shall not be construed to, create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency, or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and us. We may assign, transfer or sublicense any or all of our rights or obligations under this Agreement without restriction. The headings in this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall neither affect the construction or interpretation of any provision of this Agreement nor affect any of the rights or obligations of the parties to this Agreement. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed as much as possibly consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. This Agreement hereby incorporates by this reference any additional terms that we post on the Site and, is the entire Agreement between you and us relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements or understandings between you and us relating to such subject matter.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions. We reserve the right to alter or delete materials from this website at any time at our discretion.
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Last updated: March 2020
Law Finance Group, LLC, and our affiliated businesses (collectively “LFG,” “we,” “our”) are committed to being responsible custodians of the personal information that we collect in the court of operating our business as a provider of litigation finance solutions and other services.
This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) describes how we collect, use, share, or otherwise process personal information in the course of operating our business, particularly in association with our business development practices and operation of our website (www.lawfinance.com) , and out other digital properties that link to this Notice, including our websites, mobile applications, and digital communications (collectively hereafter, “Digital Services”).
While we may also process personal information during our diligence of a client, such processing is performed on behalf of or at the direction of the client, subject to our agreements, and is not covered by this notice.
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or related to an identifiable individual. It does not include information that is considered anonymous or aggregated by applicable law.
1.) Types of Information We Collect
Information you provide to us
We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us. For example, we may collect personal information when you contact us, subscribe to newsletters or alerts, fill out a form, respond to a survey or otherwise communicate with us.
In such an event, the categories of personal information that we may collect may include:
Information provided by third parties
Your comments and opinions that you express when you comment on a blog post, contact us by email, mail or phone.
We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of our website, to address your questions and concerns, to personalize your content so that it’s relevant to the city or county you are using your device in, to contact you, including sending you news, alerts and marketing communications.
Information we may collect automatically
We also automatically collect personal information about you indirectly about how you access and use our websites, blogs, mobile sites, application and other interactive features (“Web Services”) and information about the device you use to access our website.
We may automatically collect and generate information when you interact with our Web Site which may include the following categories:
Unique Personal Identifiers the identify you or the device through which you interact with our website, such as your name, e-mail address, username, social media identifiers, IP address, and device and mobile advertising identifiers.
Device information relating to the device through which you interact with our Web Services and Web Site, such as the type of device used and browser type.
Information relating to your interactions with our Web Services including but not limited to the content you view and features you access.
Location information including but not limited to your ZIP code, city, state or province, country, or general geographic location as derived from your device data (such as your IP address).
We use this information to present our Web Services to you on your device, determine news, alerts and other products and services that may be of interest to you for marketing purposes, and monitor and improve our Web Services and business, and to help us develop new products and services.
Information we collect from other sources
We may obtain personal information from other sources such as our clients, employees, or business partners, or from business contact databases and enrichment services. We may also receive information from social media and professional media platforms, such as when you interact with us on those platforms or access our public social media profiles.
2.) How we use the Information we Collect
We may use the information we collect, as discussed above, for different purposes, including but not limited to:
To address and respond to your inquiries and communications.
To operate, troubleshoot, improve, and address our Web Services.
To send you newsletters, updates, marketing communications, and other information that may be of interest to you.
To understand how users are using our services, which we may include generating and analyzing statistics.
For our own business purposes.
To advertise and assess the effectiveness of our publications, campaigns, and services. As we believe reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with our legal obligations, to respond to legal process or requests for information issued by government authorities or other third parties, or to protect your, our, or others’ rights.
We may use anonymous or aggregated information that does not identify you as permitted by applicable law.
3.) How we may share collected information
We do not sell or share your personal information with unaffiliated entities for their independent use except when we have your permission, are directed by you to share such information, as needed to comply with any legal obligation, as permitted by law, or otherwise described in this Privacy Notice.
We may disclose the information we collect for the purposes described above to:
Our affiliates for any purpose listed above.
Our service providers such as web-hosting companies, mailing and marketing vendors, analytics providers, and other information technology providers.
Law enforcement, government authorities and third parties as required by law or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) comply with legal process; (c) respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) enforce the terms of our agreement and pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we might sustain; or (e) exercise or protect our rights, privacy, safety or that of our affiliates, clients, you or others.
4.) Third-Party Services and Content
Our Web Services may include integrated content or links to information and content that is provided by third parties. This Privacy Notice does not address the privacy, security, or other practices of the third parties that provide such content.
5.) Protection and Storage of Collected Information
We use commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to comply with applicable legal requirements and safeguard the information we collect from you interaction with our website and Web Services. No website or information system can be 100% secure. We cannot and do not guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of the information you send or transmit to us over networks that we cannot control, including wireless networks and the internet.
Our Web Services are controlled by Law Finance Group from the United States.
6.) Choice and Rights
You have the right to opt-out of our marketing communications and may request that we stop collecting your location information. You can stop the sharing of your location information by changing the preferences on your browser or mobile device.
7.) Contact Us
We welcome your comments and questions. If you would like to contact us with questions about our Privacy Notice, please send us an email at email@example.com.
8.) Changes to this Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice form time-to-time. We will revise the date provided at the top of this Privacy Notice to reflect when such update occurred.
©2020 Law Finance Group, Inc. is a registered investment adviser. The information set forth herein is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice and should not be construed as such. The information contained in this document reflects the opinion of Law Finance Group, Inc. on the date of production and is subject to change at any time without notice. Due to various factors, including changing economic or market conditions, the content of this document may no longer be reflective of Law Finance Group, Inc. current opinions or positions.
Past performance is not an indicator of future results. All investments involve varying degrees of risk, including the risk of loss of principal, and there can be no assurance that the future performance of any specific investment, investment strategy, or product referenced directly or indirectly in this document, will be profitable, equal any corresponding indicated historical performance level(s), or be suitable for an investor’s portfolio.
Certain information in this document may constitute “forward looking statements”, which can be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as “may’, “will”, “should”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “project”, “estimate” or “believe” or the negatives thereof or other variations thereon or other comparable terminology. Due to various risks and uncertainties, actual events or results or actual performance may differ materially from those reflected or contemplated in such forward looking statements.
Loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Financing Law license.