By using this website, (the “Web Site”), you accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use. This Web Site is intended for and applicable only for residents of the United States. If you are from another jurisdiction, you should not use this Web Site. By accessing this Web Site in any way, including by viewing the Web Site, participating in the Web Site or submitting any personal information via the Web Site, you agree to and are bound by the terms, conditions, policies and notices contained on this page (the “Terms”).
1. INTRODUCTION TO THE WEB SITE
The Web Site contains the application and program. The Web Site was created by Connecticut Legal Services, Inc. The Web Site is a program that asks you to answer certain questions that then provides information about erasure eligibility and next steps based upon your answers.
2. INFORMATION NOT LEGAL ADVICE
You are not forming any legal or binding relationship with a lawyer when you use the Web Site. The information on this Web Site, including without limitation, responses given by the Web Site based on your answers to questions it asks. The information on this Web Site is not a substitute for and does not replace the advice or representation of a licensed attorney. Although this Web Site goes to great lengths to make sure the information on this Web Site is accurate and up to date, no claims are made to the accuracy of this information and the Web Site is not responsible for any consequences that may result from the use of this Web Site. It is recommended that you consult with a licensed attorney if you want assurances that the information on this Web Site and your interpretation of it are appropriate for your particular situation. You should not and are not authorized to rely on this Web Site as a source of legal advice. This Web Site does not create an attorney-client relationship between any of the Affiliates and any user.
3. TERMINATION OR RESTRICTION OF ACCESS
The Affiliates reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Web Site. Your right to the Web Site is effective until terminated by you or by the Affiliates, which may be done at any time. Upon termination, you shall cease to use the Web Site in its entirety. The Affiliates may terminate your rights to access the Web Site without any refund obligation or other liability, if you fail to comply with these Terms.
4. LIMITED LICENSE; RESTRICTIONS ON USE
The Affiliates hereby grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Web Site and the Content provided by the Affiliates. You agree that you will not, and will not allow any third party: (i) to take any action to circumvent or defeat the security or content usage rules provided, deployed or enforced by any functionality contained in the Web Site, (ii) to use the Web Site to access, copy, transfer or re-transmit content in violation of any law or third party rights, or (iii) to remove, obscure, or alter the Affiliates’ or any third party's copyright notices, trademarks, or other proprietary rights notices affixed to or contained within or accessed in conjunction with or through the Web Site. The source code of the website is open source under the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) license, meaning that it permits reuse, as long as all copies of the licensed code also include a copy of the MIT License terms and the copyright notice.
5. REPRESENTATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
The Affiliates make no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, timeliness or adequacy of any information, facts, views, opinions, statements or recommendations contained on this Web Site. Reference to any product, process, publication or service of any third party by trade name, domain name, trademark, service mark, logo, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by any of the Affiliates.
The Internet may be subject to breaches of security. The Affiliates are not responsible for any resulting damage to any user's computer from any such security breach, or from any virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer line failure or any other technical or other malfunction. The Affiliates make no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the suitability, functionality, performance, availability or operation of the Web Site. This Web Site may be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment.
THE WEB SITE AND AFFILIATES’ CONTENT ARE MADE AVAILABLE ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS. THE AFFILIATES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE AFFILIATES’ CONTENT AND THE USER CONTENT.
YOU AGREE THAT THE AFFILIATES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE WEB SITE, ANY MATCHING PROGRAM, OR THE AFFILIATES’ CONTENT; (II) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE TECHNICAL OPERATION OR CONTENT OF THE WEB SITE; (III) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY THE AFFILIATES, LAW ENFORCEMENT OR OTHER AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, OR THE AFFILIATES’ CONTENT; (IV) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH COPYRIGHT OWNERS; OR (V) THE CONDUCT, ACTIONS OR INACTIONS OF WEB SITE USERS OR YOUR INTERACTIONS OR RELATIONSHIPS WITH WEB SITE USERS.
THE WEB SITE ASKS PARTICIPANTS TO PROVIDE FACTS ABOUT THEIR BACKGROUND, AND THE AFFILIATES DO NOT REPRESENT OR ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OF THESE FACTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE UPON ANY SUCH FACTS OR RECOMMENDATIONS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT NONE OF THE AFFILIATES GIVE LEGAL ADVICE THROUGH THE WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR LOSS OR INJURY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, OR THE DISCLAIMER OF SOME TYPES OF DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE, ACCEPTING ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS WEB SITE, SUBMITTING ANY INFORMATION TO THIS WEB SITE, OR PARTICIPATING IN THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD THE AFFILIATES HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY ACTUAL OR ALLEGED CLAIMS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, JUDGMENTS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, AND ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES OF DEFENSE (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COURT COSTS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: (A) YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS; (B) YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY LOCAL, STATE, FEDERAL OR INTERNATIONAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION; (C) A CLAIM BY A THIRD PARTY THAT IS BASED ON YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE; OR (D) ANY MISREPRESENTATION MADE BY YOU; OR (E) ANY DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND ANOTHER USER OF THE WEB SITE. YOU WILL COOPERATE AS FULLY AND AS REASONABLY REQUIRED IN THE AFFILIATES’ DEFENSE OF ANY CLAIM EACH AFFILIATE 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 THE AFFILIATES.
6. LINKING TO OTHER WEBSITES
When using the Web Site, you may be directed to content and websites that are not contained within the Web Site. External websites are governed by their own terms and conditions of use, and you agree that you recognize that the Affiliates take no responsibility for the contents of other linked websites, including those provided by any government. External websites linked to or from the Web Site are not under the control of the Affiliates, and we are not responsible for any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided only as a convenience. Inclusion of any link does not imply recommendation, approval or endorsement of that website by the Affiliates, nor does it imply that the linked site recommends, approves of, or endorses the Web Site.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Web Site, please contact Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
Both you and the Affiliates acknowledge and agree that no partnership is formed and neither of you nor the Affiliates has the power or the authority to obligate or bind the other.
The failure of the Affiliates to comply with these Terms because of an act of God, war, fire, riot, terrorism, earthquake, actions of federal, state or local governmental authorities or for any other reason beyond the reasonable control of the Affiliates, shall not be deemed a breach of these Terms.
If the Affiliates fail to act with respect to your breach or anyone else's breach on any occasion, the Affiliates are not waiving their right to act with respect to future or similar breaches.
A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.