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Terms of Use, Disclaimers and Privacy Policy


Terms of Use, Disclaimers, and Privacy Policy.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: THIS WEBSITE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. NO ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS FORMED BY YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR BY ANY COMMUNICATION YOU SEND OR RECEIVE THROUGH THIS SITE. 

Terms of Use

The website you are visiting is owned and managed by J. Andrew Vines, P.A (“Owner”). Any use of this website is subject to the complete Terms of Use, Disclaimers and Privacy Policy set forth on this page. By using this website, you agree to these Terms of Use, Disclaimers and Privacy Policy. Read the Terms of Use, Disclaimers and Privacy Policy carefully.

IF YOU USE THIS WEBSITE, YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREED TO THESE TERMS OF USE, DISCLAIMERS AND PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS OF USE, DISCLAIMERS AND PRIVACY POLICY, YOU SHOULD STOP READING OR OTHERWISE USING THE WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS OBTAINED FROM IT.

Disclaimers

Content is Information Only, Not Advice

The information contained on this website is provided for educational and informational purposes only. The content of this website is not and should not be construed as legal or medical advice or an offer to perform services on any matter. This website contains general information from a variety of sources and might not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. The Owner does not undertake to update material on this website to reflect subsequent legal or other developments.

No Relationship or Obligation Arises from Use of the Site

You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information found on this website. Any actions or decisions about your legal rights should be based on the particular facts and circumstances of your situation, and appropriate legal advice from an attorney. The Owner expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based upon any information or other contents of this site.

VIEWING THE OWNER’S WEBSITE, OR COMMUNICATING WITH THE OWNER BY PHONE, E-MAIL OR THROUGH THIS SITE, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP WITH ANYONE. THE CONTENT AND FEATURES ON THIS WEBSITE DO NOT CREATE, AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO CREATE, AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. THIS CONTENT AND FEATURES OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING MEANS TO SUBMIT A QUESTION OR INFORMATION, DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO REPRESENT YOU.

The Owner and its attorneys are under no obligation to respond to inquiries made through this site or by other forms of communication, including telephone, letter or electronic communication.  

Confidentiality is Not Guaranteed

Any information sent to the Owner via Internet e-mail or through the website is not secure and is done on a non-confidential basis. The Owner respects the privacy of any person who contacts it, and will make reasonable efforts to keep information confidentially internally, but because of the nature of Internet communications and the absence of an attorney/client relationship, confidentiality cannot promised or guaranteed.

The Owner Is Not Responsible for Content

The Owner may periodically change, remove, or add the material in this website without notice. This material may contain technical or typographical errors. The Owner does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness or suitability. The Owner assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of this website. Your use of this website is at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall the Owner or any other party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind arising from your access to, or use of, this website.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE OWNER BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RELATING TO THIS MATERIAL, FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY OTHER LINKED WEBSITE.

Third-Party Websites

This website may contain links to third party websites for the convenience of users. The Owner does not endorse any of these third-party sites and does not imply any association between the Owner and those sites, other than as specifically set forth herein. The Owner does not control these third-party websites and cannot represent that their policies and practices will be consistent with these Terms of Use, Disclaimers and Privacy Policy. If you use links to access and use such websites, you do so at your own risk. The Owner is not responsible for the content or availability of any linked sites. These links are provided only as a convenience to the recipient.

Legal and Ethical Requirements

The Owner has tried to comply with all legal and ethical requirements in compiling this website. Comments about compliance with applicable rules are welcome, and the site will be updated as warranted, upon learning of any new or different requirements. Representation of clients based on their review of this website is desired only if it complies with all legal or ethical requirements.

To the extent that the professional responsibility rules of any jurisdiction requires the designation of a principal office or an attorney responsible for this website, J. Andrew Vines, P.A. designates its office in Little Rock, Arkansas, and attorney J. Andrew Vines.

Honors, Accolades and Recognition

To the extent that any display of honors, accolades and recognition made on this website are considered attorney advertising, no aspect of such advertisement has been approved or sanctioned by the supreme courts or accrediting organizations of any state. The inclusion of an honor, accolade or recognition is not intended to compare the services of the Owner or its attorneys with any other attorney or law firm, nor is it intended to create an expectation of results that can be obtained in a particular matter. Any honor, accolade or recognition that uses the term “super,” “best,” “superior,” “leading,” “top-rated,” or the like, only means that the attorney has been included in a list containing that term. It is not intended to convey any superlative ability of the attorney recognized.

Photographs

Except on pages containing information about a particular attorney or as otherwise noted, individuals depicted in photographs on this website are not affiliated with the Owner in any capacity, and their depiction is not intended in any way to create an unreasonable expectation of results that might be obtained in a particular case. Such individuals are actors, and they are depicted in stock photographs that have been properly licensed by the Owner. Any user is prohibited from downloading photographs on this website for any reason other than for personal use, including but not limited to retransmitting, reproducing or otherwise engaging in unauthorized use of the photographs.

Governing Laws in Case of Dispute; Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and Disclaimers shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arkansas without regard to any choice of law principles. Disputes arising hereunder shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts of Arkansas.

Website Privacy Policy

The Owner is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you use this website. When you use this website, you consent to the use of your personal information by the Owner in the manner specified in this Privacy Policy. This policy may change periodically, so please check back from time to time. The date of the last update to this Privacy Policy was July 2018.

Information Collected Automatically

As with most websites, if you visit this website to browse, read, or download information:

  • Your web browser automatically sends the Owner (who may retain) information such as the:
    • Internet domain through which you access the Internet (e.g., yourServiceProvider.com if you use a commercial Internet service provider, or yourSchool.edu if you use an Internet account from your school);
    • Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
    • Type of browser software and operating system you are using;
    • Date and time you access the site; and
    • The Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to the site.
    • The Owner will use this information as aggregate data to help it maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of the site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to make the site more accessible and useful.
    • The Owner will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.
    • The Owner will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit the site, unless you choose to provide such information.

Other Information Collected

If you choose to identify yourself (or otherwise provide personal information) when you use an online form:

  • The Owner will collect (and may retain) any personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, and phone number, and any other information you provide. The Owner will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it provide you with additional information at a later time. The Owner will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy.
  • If you request information, services, or assistance, the Owner may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in its judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If, when you provide the Owner with such information, you specify that you do not want the information disclosed to third parties, the Owner will honor your request. Note, however, that if you do not provide such information, it may be impossible for the Owner to refer, respond to or fulfill your request.
  • If your communication relates to a law enforcement matter, the Owner may disclose the information to law enforcement agencies that as deemed appropriate.

How Long Information is Kept

The Owner may keep information collected for an unlimited period of time.

Security

Please note that electronic communication, particularly email, is not necessarily secure against interception. Please do not send sensitive data (e.g., Social Security, bank account, or credit card numbers) by email or web form.

Cookies

The Owner may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors. These cookies are not required for site functionality. Additionally, third-party widgets may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site.

Google Analytics

The Owner uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. The Owner uses the information obtained from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. The Owner does not use Google Analytics to collect personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Other Privacy Matters

Information from Children: The Owner does not direct its websites to children under thirteen (13) years of age. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with their parent or guardian about the use of this website.

Monitoring, Enforcement, and Legal Requests: The Owner is not obligated to monitor this website or its use, or to retain the content of any user session. However, the Owner reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity. The Owner may use IP addresses to identify a user when it feels it is necessary to protect its service, website, clients, potential clients, or others.

Other Websites: Except as otherwise expressly discussed in this Privacy Policy, this policy only addresses the Owner’s use and disclosure of information collected from you. To the extent that you disclose personal information to other websites, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies of those other sites. You are encouraged to ask questions before you disclose any personal information.

Transmission Errors or Unauthorized Acts: No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. While the Owner strives to protect your personal information, the Owner cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or any information provided online, and you do so at your own risk. The Owner will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. Once your transmission is received, best efforts will be made to ensure its security by making reasonable efforts to protect the information.

Security: Any information provided to the Owner is treated with care and discretion. The Owner will take a proactive approach to ensure the information is kept private and is not misused.

Questions About the Website Privacy Policy

The Owner pursues a full-disclosure approach to responsibly care for the information you have entrusted with us, and depends on information sharing as a principal means to best serve you. The Owner will continually monitor feedback and seek to improve its services to meet your needs. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this website, or if you would like to provide comments, please contact the Owner by using an online forms, by telephone at (501)683-8724, by email at avines@vines-law.com, or by regular mail at P.O. Box 7508, Little Rock, Arkansas 72217.