Last updated: 1/1/18
The Law Office of Richard Montarbo, and CompCalc Plus operates https://www.Montarbolaw.com (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site and/or our App, CompCalc Plus(the App). By using the Site and/or the App, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Law Offices of Richard L. Montarbo (“Montarbolaw.com”) collects information about users in two ways: 1) data that users volunteer by submitting our contact form. 2) aggregated tracking data we collect when users visit or interact with us.
We analyze visitors’ use of our site by tracking information such as page views, traffic flow, search terms, and click-throughs. We use this information to review our visitor traffic and to improve our site.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
1. Acceptance of Terms
Law Offices of Richard L. Montarbo (“Montarbolaw.com”) provides access to this web site (the “Site”) subject to or “You”). This Agreement may be updated from time to time without prior notice to you. We encourage you to review this Agreement periodically for any updates or changes. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, as revised. When using a particular feature of the Site, you may also be subject to any posted guidelines, rules, and terms of service, codes of conduct or other contractual provision as noted. In the event of a conflict between any other agreement, rule, or terms of service and this Agreement, the provisions of this Agreement shall govern. If you have any questions about this Agreement please contact us using the Site.
The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, photographs, software and other material (the “Content”), is presented for informational purposes only. Montarbolaw.com will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information in this Site, but makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the Content provided, including third party information, such as, but not limited to, press releases, articles, or information from third-party web sites linked to or from this Site.
3. No Endorsement of Links to Other Websites
Any links to other sites are provided as merely a convenience to you. This Site may provide links or references to other sites but Montarbolaw.com has not reviewed all of these other sites, has no responsibility for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from the content from these other sites. You understand that, except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by Montarbolaw.com, Montarbolaw.com does not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the Internet in any way. Montarbolaw.com does not endorse or make any representations about these sites, any information or other products or materials found on these sites, or any results that may be obtained from using these sites. If you decide to access any of these other sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
5. Use of the Site
You also understand that Montarbolaw.com cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses, time bombs, cancel bots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information (collectively, “Hazards”). You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
6. System Integrity
You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere with the proper working of the Site. You may not take any action that imposes an unreasonable burden upon the infrastructure used to support the efficient operation of the Site.
7. Acceptable and Lawful Use of Site
Any personal information, computer information, or other information that you provide to Montarbolaw.com in connection with the use of the Site: (a) shall not be obscene or indecent; (b) shall not contain any Hazards; (c) shall not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) shall not be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; and (e) shall not create any liability for Montarbolaw.com or cause Montarbolaw.com to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its Internet Service Provider(s) or other suppliers. Users shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding use of the Site.
8. RISK: INTERNET USE
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY UPLOADS OR TRANSMISSIONS YOU MAKE MAY BE INTERCEPTED AND USED BY AN UNAUTHORIZED THIRD PARTY AND THAT ALL OF THE RISK ASSOCIATED THEREWITH IS SOLELY YOURS.
9. NO WARRANTIES
MONTARBOLAW.COM DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE CONTENT, ANY MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND MONTARBOLAW.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ALL SERVICES AND CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. MONTARBOLAW.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE AND THE CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.
10. System Outages
Montarbolaw.com periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned system outages may also occur. Montarbolaw.com shall have no liability whatsoever for the resulting unavailability of the Site or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages or the resultant delay, mis-delivery or non-delivery of information caused by such system outages, or any third party acts or any other outages of web host providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the Site.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Montarbolaw.com and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, costs, liabilities, losses and damages of any kind (including attorney’s fees) resulting from (i) your use, misuse or abuse of the Site, or (ii) your breach of any provision of this Agreement. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in Montarbolaw.com’s defense of any claim. Montarbolaw.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Montarbolaw.com.
12. Intellectual Property
The Content is the property of Montarbolaw.com and/or its affiliates or partners and is protected by federal and international copyright and trademark laws or other proprietary rights. These rights are protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use. No portion of the Content may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of Montarbolaw.com. You may not, and this Agreement does not give you permission to, reproduce, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify, transmit, sell, distribute, license or create derivative works with respect to the Site. Certain Content may be licensed from third parties and all such third party Content and all intellectual property rights related to the Content belong to the respective third parties. You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or proprietary notice or legend contained on the Site or the Content. Any rights not expressly granted by this Agreement or any applicable end-user license agreements are reserved by Montarbolaw.com.
13. Governing Law and Choice of Forum
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, exclusive of its choice of law, rules and matters affecting copyrights, trademarks and patents under United States federal law.
You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California and of the United States of America located in the State of California for any litigation or disputes arising out of or relating to use of the Site and not to commence any litigation relating thereto except in such courts. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive any objection to the establishment of venue of any such litigation in the California Courts and agree not to plead or claim in any California Court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient forum.
14. International Users
Montarbolaw.com makes no claims that the Content is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal in certain countries or for certain persons. If you access the Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
In the event that one or more portions of this Agreement shall, for any reason, be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such validity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other provision contained in this Agreement.
The headings used throughout this Agreement are solely for the convenience of reference and are not to be used as an aid in the interpretation of this Agreement.
17. No Waiver
Any delay or failure by you or Montarbolaw.com, at any time or times, to require performance of any provision hereof shall in no manner affect your or Montarbolaw.com’s right at a later time to enforce such provision. No delay or failure of you or Montarbolaw.com in exercising any right hereunder shall constitute a waiver of such right or any other rights hereunder.
18. Entire Agreement, Updates and Modifications
This Agreement and any documents expressly incorporated by reference constitute the entire agreement between Montarbolaw.com and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, Montarbolaw.com may unilaterally amend or modify this Agreement or any other documents referenced herein at any time by posting on the Site. Any amended or modified terms will be effective upon posting. Continued use of the Site constitutes acceptance of any modified terms and conditions. If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact Montarbolaw.com.
You may not assign your rights or delegate your responsibilities hereunder without the express written permission of Montarbolaw.com. Montarbolaw.com may, at any time, assign its rights or delegate its obligations hereunder without notice to you.
20. Third Party Beneficiary Rights
No person not a party to this Agreement is intended to be a beneficiary of this Agreement, and no person not a party to this Agreement shall have any right to enforce any term of this Agreement.
21. Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MONTARBOLAW.COM OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DISTRIBUTING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOOD WILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF MONTARBOLAW.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) THAT RESULT FROM (I) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE MERCHANDISE AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY MERCHANDISE, DATA, CONTENT OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE; (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE; OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
22. Accurate Information
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, and current and complete information as prompted on the Site; and (b) maintain and update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Montarbolaw.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Montarbolaw.com may suspend or terminate your use of the service and/or decline to permit your continued use of the Site and future access to the Site.
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