and associated online services
Terms of Service
The main Judicate West website is located at www.judicatewest.com, however associated services may be located at other linked or related websites, such as cp.judicatewest.com. We refer to the site and services associated with the site collectively in these terms as the “Site” and/or “online services.” These Terms of Service establish an agreement between you and Judicate West governing your use of our online services and site. “We” refers to Judicate West, its employees, agents and affiliated partners. “You” and/or “User” refers to you as an individual, and if you are using our online services as a representative of an organiztion or entity the terms of service also form an agreement governing the user of our site and online services with your organization or entity. By submitting information, using any of our online services, or creating an account you are agreeing to these terms of service. Our online services and accounts are intended for attorneys, claims management personnel, and legal industry professionals who are participating or intend to participate in cases administered by Judicate West. Use of our online services and accounts is limited to persons eighteen years of age or older.
Judicate West reserves the right to update, modify or change these terms of service at anytime by posting a new version on the site. If Judicate West has changed any part of the terms of service and you continue to use our Online Services then you are agreeing to the new terms of service. If you do not agree to any changes in the terms of service then you agree to stop using our Online Services. Judicate West reserves the right to update, change, or modify in any way it sees fit the Online Services provided on or in connection with our site or online accounts.
Proprietary Rights and Limited License
Judicate West and its licensors retain all rights to all data and information on our sites and online services, including text, graphics, images, designs, articles, business processes, and any other form of content (collectively referred to as “content”). You agree to recognize that any such content is the intellectual property of Judicate West. We agree that information you provide on our site is not part of this content, and you agree that any information you provide we may use to operate our systems, store in our secure databases, and use to facilitate the providing of services to you. You and Judicate West agree that any third party information, such as articles provided by a third party, belongs to the party(s) providing such information and that such party(s) retain their own rights to their own information. By agreeing to these terms of service Judicate West grants you a limited license to use our online services for your personal and business use. You agree to only use our online services for the purpose of enaging and interacting with Judicate West and its neutrals, and to not use our online services for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise.
Some of our online services require you to register your identity and create an account to use the service. By submitting your information, such as name, email address, physical address, firm name, phone number, you grant Judicate West perpetual permission to use and store your submitted information for purposes of operating the services we are providing to you and independently contacting you regarding our services and programs. You represent that you agree to submit true and accurate information that is properly associated only with your identity, or the identity of a person you are legitimately representing such as a colleague in your firm. If your information changes you agree to update your information in your profile on our site as soon as possible. You agree to safeguard the confidentiality of your password, and you agree that if it is found that your information is not true and correctly associated with your identity that any accounts you have with Judicate West may be immediately terminated. Judicate West takes very seriously the privacy of our clients and will not tolerate purposeful and false representation of identities. You also agree to report to Judicate West immediately any suspicion or knowledge that your account is not being used correctly or another unauthorized person is using your account. You agree that you are liable for any actions or activities that occur using an account created for your use and that Judicate West is not responsible for any damages or loss or consequence of your failure to keep your account credentials and password secure.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations while using any Judicate West site or online service. We reserve the right to immediately and without notice cancel your account or restrict access in our sole deiscretion for any conduct that we believe is illegal, fraudulent, abusive or contrary to our terms of service or harmful in any way to Judicate West, its employees, clients, neutrals affiliated with Judicate West, or any other parties. You agree to not reverse engineer, seek unauthorized access, or attempt to breach the security or our site and related networks, or disrupt any of our services or opertaions or attempt to access or collect information about our users or from our system in any inappropriate or unintended way, and that you recognize that such activities may be criminal and will be reported to the authorities.
You agree and consent for Judicate West to access and disclose account information and data that you provide if required to do so by law enforcement agencies, court order, or other legal due process; or to protect and safeguard the rights and safety or our employees, partners, or any other person(s); or to optimize or improve the operation of our services; or to trouble shoot your account or assist you with customer service needs.
The Judicate West site and online services are provided on an as is and as available basis without any warranty express or implied. Judicate West disclaims all warranties including performance, availability, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, timliness, accuracy, security, functionality, data issues or any other errors, omissions, or conditions. You agree that your sole remedy for disastisfaction, damage, or loss associated with the use or the inability to use our Online Services is to discontinue your account.
Site or Online Services Do Not Constitute Legal Advice
Any information on the site shall not be construed as legal advice or relied on as legal advice, or a substitution for the advice of an attorney in any way. Judicate West is not engaged in the practice of law and does not provide legal advice.
We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site, or register for our online service accounts, such as your name, email address, business name and address, and we may also automatically receive and record information in our server logs or databases from your browser including your IP address, cookies from our site, and other information such as a record of pages you have visited in order to improve your experience when using our site. By providing your information to us you are granting us permission to use and store that information for the purposes of providing you with services, contacting you about our services and programs, and for operating and improving our service offerings. Information transmitted to and from our site is fully encrypted and uses industry standard secure sockets layer (SSL) software. If you use any of our online payment services all of your transactions are secured and all online transactions are processed solely on servers belonging to our payment processing vendor, Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services. Judicate West does not store or transmit credit card or other financial account information. We will not sell or transfer any personally identifiable information to anyone.