TERMS OF USE

TERMS OF USE

EFFECTIVE FROM: JANUARY 31, 2021

 

01. WEBSITE OWNER, THE OFFERING & BINDING OF TERMS

 

  1. This website is owned and operated by The National Conference of Black Lawyers, aka NCBL.

  2. These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us.

  3. This website offers visitors news and information. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.

  4. In order to use our website and/or receive our services, you must be at least 18 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right, and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement.

  5. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.

 

02. KEY COMMERCIAL TERMS OFFERED TO CUSTOMERS

 

  1. When buying an item, you agree that:

    1. you are responsible for reading the full item listing before making a commitment to buy

    2. you enter into a legally binding contract to purchase an item when you commit to buy an item and you complete the check-out payment process.

  2. Whenever and wherever applicable, the prices we charge for using our services and our products are listed on the website.

  3. We reserve the right to change our prices for products/services displayed at any time and to correct pricing errors that may inadvertently occur.

  4. Additional information about pricing and sales tax is available on the payments page.

  5. “The fee for the products/services and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use, such as taxes and possible transaction fees, will be charged on a monthly basis to your payment method.

 

03. RETURN & REFUND POLICY

 

  1. For any undamaged product, simply return it with its included accessories and packaging along with the original receipt (or gift receipt) within 14 days of the date you receive the product, and we will exchange it or offer a refund based upon the original payment method. In addition, please note the following:

    1. Products can be returned only in the country in which they were originally purchased;

    2. memberships are not eligible for return. 

 

04. RETENTION OF RIGHT TO CHANGE OFFERS

 

  1. We may, without prior notice, change the products/services; stop providing the products/services or any features of the products/services we offer; or create limits for the products/services.

  2. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the products/services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.

05. WARRANTIES & RESPONSIBILITY FOR SERVICES & PRODUCTS

 

  1. When we receive a valid warranty claim for a product purchased from us, we will either repair the relevant defect or replace the product.

  2. If we are unable to repair or replace the product within a reasonable time, the customer will be entitled to a full refund upon the prompt return of the product to us.

  3. We will pay for the shipment of repaired or replaced products to the customer and the customer will be responsible for the return shipment of the product to us.

 

06. OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COPYRIGHTS & LOGOS

 

  1. The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music, and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of The National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL).

  2. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.

 

07. OFFERING USERS THE ABILITY TO UPLOAD CONTENT (IMAGES, AUDIO, TEXT, ETC. ) FOR DISCLOSURE

 

  1. You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text, and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content.

  2. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed on the website.

 

08. RIGHT TO SUSPEND OR CANCEL THE USER ACCOUNT

 

  1. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations.

  2. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time.

  3. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, with respect to automatically-renewed subscriptions to paid services, such subscriptions will be discontinued only upon the expiration of the respective period for which you have already made payment

 

09. INDEMNIFICATION

 

  1. You agree to indemnify and hold [website owner] harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims, or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.

 

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

 

  1. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall NCBL be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.

  2. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, NCBL assumes no liability or responsibility for any:

    1. errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;

    2. personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and

    3. any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.

 

11. RIGHT TO CHANGE AND MODIFY TERMS

 

  1. We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these page periodically.

  2. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms.

  3. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

  4. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.

 

12. PROMOTIONAL EMAILS AND CONTENT

 

  1. You agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email, or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages).

  2. If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time. 

 

13. PREFERENCE OF LAW & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

 

  1. These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under, and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of United States of America and the State of New York, without respect to its conflict of laws principles.

  2. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in New York.

  3. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby expressly excluded.

 

14. CUSTOMER SUPPORT DETAILS & CONTACT INFO

  1. Terms are expected to have contact information enabling users and customers to receive customer support services and to correspond with the website and its operators.

 

15. PROVISIONS FOR USER COMMUNITIES

 

  1. All users that join an NCBL community have a public profile that is publicly visible to site visitors, and that their public activity (such as their posts or comments) will be visible to other visitors of the website.

  2. A user of the website can always opt-out and exit the community, and upon doing so, such a user’s profile will not be publicly visible. In such an event, the user will not be able to use the community features (e.g. liking, commenting, or writing posts).

 

EFFECTIVE FROM: JANUARY 31, 2021

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