Last Updated: November 3, 2021
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NO LEGAL ADVICE IS PROVIDED BY US OR THE BLUE J LEGAL PLATFORM AND NO SOLICITOR-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US.
YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SERVICES IF YOU ARE OUR DIRECT COMPETITOR, OR TO MONITOR THEIR FUNCTIONALITY, PERFORMANCE, AVAILABILITY OR ANY OTHER COMPETITIVE OR BENCHMARKING-RELATED PURPOSES.
1. Permitted Use
The Blue J Legal Platform is provided solely (the “Permitted Use”) to assist you with research and analysis on tax and legal issues (the “Services”).
3. License Grant to Data You Provide On the Blue J Legal Platform
4. User Account
If you are provided with a user account (“User Account”) for use with the Blue J Legal Platform, you will keep any username and password login credentials associated with your User Account (“User ID”) secure and will not share your User ID with anyone else. We reserve the right to disable any User Account issued to you at any time in our sole discretion. If we disable access to a User Account issued to you, you may be prevented from accessing the Blue J Legal Platform, or your account details.
5. Term and Termination
The Blue J Legal Platform and the Content, including all designs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, software, source code, computer programs, inventions, data, artwork, video, music, sound, names, words, text, titles, phrases, logos and marks displayed on or relating to the Blue J Legal Platform, are owned or licensed by us and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws.
All contents of the Blue J Legal Websites are: © 2018 Blue J Legal Inc.
8. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
You will not, without our prior written permission, use the Blue J Legal Platform or the Content for purposes other than the Permitted Use. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you will not (and will not attempt to), and will not permit anyone else to (or attempt to): (a) “frame”, “mirror”, “deep-link” or otherwise incorporate the Blue J Legal Platform or the Content or any part thereof on any website; (b) access, monitor or copy any part of the Blue J Legal Platform or the Content using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means; (c) violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on the Content or the Blue J Legal Platform or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the Blue J Legal Platform; (d) take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Blue J Legal Platform; (e) use the Blue J Legal Platform or Content as part of any service for sharing, lending or multi-person use; (f) circumvent, disable or defeat any of the security features or components, such as encryption functionality, that protect the Blue J Legal Platform; (g) copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, transfer, sell, publish, broadcast, perform, transmit, publish, license or circulate in any form any part of the Blue J Legal Platform or the Content; (h) create derivative works based on the Blue J Legal Platform or the Content, in whole or in part, or to decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise exploit any part of the Blue J Legal Platform or the Content; (i) use the Blue J Legal Platform in a manner that violates the rights (including the intellectual property rights) of any third party; (j) upload to or transmit through the Blue J Legal Platform any information, images, text, data, media or other content that is offensive, hateful, obscene, defamatory or violates any laws, in each case as determined by us in our sole discretion; or (k) except as expressly permitted and enabled by the Blue J Legal Platform, save, download, archive, or otherwise copy any Content (including, any classifying questions or questionnaires available on the Blue J Legal Platform).
9. Third Party Websites
The Blue J Legal Platform may provide links to third party websites. We do not endorse the information contained on those websites or guarantee their quality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for any purpose. The content in any linked website is not under our control, and if you choose to access any such website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
11. Legal Advice Disclaimer
THE BLUE J LEGAL PLATFORM DOES NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE AND IS NOT INTENDED TO SUBSTITUTE THE KNOWLEDGE, EXPERTISE, SKILL AND JUDGEMENT OF A LAWYER. NO SOLICITOR-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US.
12. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE BLUE J LEGAL PLATFORM AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE BLUE J LEGAL PLATFORM AND THE CONTENT WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR COLLATERAL, INCLUDING, ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, COMPATIBILITY, TITLE, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CURRENCY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, INTEGRATION, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, OR THAT THE BLUE J LEGAL PLATFORM OR THE CONTENT ARE OR WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION.
The limitation above reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and all of our officers, directors, employees, agents and advisors from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought in connection with or as a result of:
(b) your violation of any law or the rights of a third party (including intellectual property rights); or
(c) your use of the Blue J Legal Platform (including your use of the Blue J Legal Platform in connection with any legal activities).
14. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
15. Entire Agreement, Waiver and Severability; Other Provisions