TERMS OF USE

Effective May 6, 2020.

 

The information presented in this website is general in nature and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.  The postings on this website do not create any attorney-client relationship with the author or Suero Law, PLLC (the “Firm” also referred to herein after as “us,” “we,” and “our”)  (who is only admitted to practice in the state of Florida).  For specific advice about your particular legal situation, consult your attorney.  Neither the content provided via this website nor your use of the website is intended to create, and receipt of it shall not constitute the creation of, an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm.  Please read these terms, conditions, and notices (“Terms of Use”) carefully before accessing or using the Firm website at www.suerolawpllc.com (the “website”).  Your access or use of the website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use, as may be amended from time to time.  The Firm provides information on this website to you, the user, conditioned on your acceptance without modification of these Terms of Use.  The Firm and its representatives assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction that you take based on the information, services, or other material on this website.  While the Firm strives to keep the information on this website accurate, complete, and up-to-date, the Firm and its representatives cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the information.  The content and interpretation of the law addressed herein is subject to revision.  We disclaim all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this site to the fullest extent permitted by law.  You should seek professional legal counsel prior to making any decisions or taking any actions.  As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to the Firm that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use.  If you violate any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use the website automatically terminates.

 

1. Privacy.  Please click and review the Privacy Policy included on this website which also governs your visit to the website.

 

2. Communications and Indemnification.  Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship.  Therefore, please refrain from sending any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.  An attorney-client relationship with the Firm can only be created by a written, signed-fee agreement entered into with an attorney.  If you communicate through this site about a matter for which you are not currently represented, it is possible that your communications may not be treated as privileged or confidential under state or federal law.  When you visit the website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically.  You consent to receive communications from us electronically.  We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the website.  You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically via e-mail or by posting notices on the website satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.  With respect to the information you provide to the Firm, you represent and warrant that (i) you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the information; (ii) that said information is accurate; (iii) that said information will not cause injury to any person or entity; and (iv) that you will indemnify the Firm, its related entities and its affiliates for all claims resulting from the information you provide.

 

3. Geographic Scope.  The website may be viewed internationally, and may contain references to products or services not available in all states or countries.  References to a particular product or service do not imply that the Firm intends to make such products or services available in such states or countries.

 

4. Copyright.  All content included on the website, including, but not limited to, text, design, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, interfaces, data compilations, software, and code, is the property of the Firm, its affiliates, or its content suppliers, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws.  The compilation of all content on this website is the exclusive property of the Firm, its affiliates, or its content suppliers, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.  For purposes of these Terms of Use, the term “affiliates” means any entity or person, directly or indirectly, owning a controlling interest in, or under common ownership control with, the Firm, or any entity or person in which the Firm, directly or indirectly, owns a controlling interest.  Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the copyrighted works displayed or contained in the website without the express, written consent of the Firm.  You may not without the prior written permission of the Firm use any computer code, data mining software, “robot,” “bot,” “spider,” “scraper” or other automatic device, or program, algorithm or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process, to monitor or copy any of the web pages, data or content found on this website or accessed through this website.  You may not republish the Firm content or other content from this website on another website or use in-line or other linking to display such content without the Firm permission.

 

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may send any notices, including notices of copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to the Firm’s designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the website at the following address:

 

Suero Law, PLLC

1001 Brickell Bay Drive Suite 2700

Miami, Florida 33131

 

5. Trademarks.  The registered and unregistered trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, trade dress, or other indicia of trade origin of the Firm or its affiliates may not be used in connection with any business, product, or service whose source is not the Firm or one of its affiliates, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, the trade, or the public, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Firm or any of its affiliates.  All other trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos not owned by the Firm or its affiliates that appear on the website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the Firm or its affiliates, and may not be used without express written permission from such owner.  Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, trade dress, or other indicia of trade origin of the Firm or its affiliates displayed or contained in the website without the express, written consent of the Firm or its affiliates.

 

6. Proprietary Information.  The website or any portion of the website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express, written consent of the Firm.  You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including, without limitation, images, text, page layout, or form) of the Firm or its affiliates without its or their respective express, written consent.  You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the Firm’s or its affiliates’ name consent of the Firm.  You may not use any the Firm logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
 

7. Links.  These Terms of Use apply only to this website, and not to the “other websites” of any other person or entity.  We may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other worldwide websites or resources.  Such links are provided for your reference only.  You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external other websites or resources, and do not endorse (and are not responsible or liable for) any content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from such other websites or resources, or any association with their operators, and your access to and use of such other websites, including information, material, products and services therein, is solely at your own risk.  Furthermore, because the Firm privacy policy is applicable only when you are on the website, once linked to other websites, you should read that other website’s privacy policy before disclosing any personal information.  You further acknowledge and agree that, under no circumstances, will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, advertisements, products, services or other resources available from any other websites (regardless of whether we directly or indirectly link to such content, advertisements, products, services, or other resources).  You should direct any concerns with respect to any other websites to that other website’s administrator or webmaster.

8. Disclaimer.  The materials on the Firm's website are provided on an 'as is basis. The Firm makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.  Further, the Firm does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.  The materials appearing on the Firm website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors.  The Firm does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current.  The Firm may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice, however the Firm does not make any commitment to update the materials.

9. LIMITATIONS.  In no event shall the Firm or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Firm’s website, even if the Firm or an authorized representative of the Firm has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.  Your use of this website is at your own risk. The Firm shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the content of this website or for damages of any kind whatsoever arising from the use or performance of this Web site under any circumstances.  Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
 

10. ARBITRATION.  Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the website shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Miami-Dade County, Florida, of the United States of America, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate The Firm’s intellectual property rights, the Firm may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Florida, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.  Arbitration under these Terms of Use shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association.  The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.  To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Terms of Use shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Terms of Use, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

11. Governing Law.  By visiting the website, you agree that the laws of the Florida, of the United States, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Use, and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Firm or its affiliates.

 

12. Modification and Severability.  As noted above, you are encouraged and advised to review the Terms of Use and the privacy policy posted on the website.  These policies also govern your visit to the website.  By using the website, you agree to be bound by and to abide by these policies, just as if you had signed an agreement.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add to, or remove portions of the website, the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy at any time.  You should check these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy periodically for changes.  By using the website after we post any changes to the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you agree to accept those changes, regardless of whether you have reviewed them.  If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, you should not use the website.  If any of these terms or conditions is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severed and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

​PRIVACY POLICY

 

The following “Privacy Policy” for Suero Law, PLLC (the “Firm” also referred to herein after as “us,” “we,” and “our”) is revised as of May 6, 2020.

 

The website(s) located at www.suerolawpllc.com (the “website”) is operated by the Firm.  The Firm has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our visitors and customers in recognition of your need for appropriate protection and management of the personally identifiable information you share with us.  For purposes of this Privacy Policy, the phrases: “personally identifiable information” and “personal information” mean any information by which you, individually, can be identified, such as your name, address, telephone number, employment, payment information, e-mail address, areas of interest, etc. and other information you provide to us in regards to our provision of services to you or in response to our marketing or client intake procedures  The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you how we use such personal information when you visit the website, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to review and correct, your personal information.  YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTES BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.  The Firm reserves the right to modify the terms of this privacy policy at any time and in its sole discretion, by posting a change notice on this page.  YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF A CHANGE NOTICE WILL CONSTITUTE BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE CHANGES.

 

1. What Information We Collect and How We Use It.  The Firm collects, retains, processes, and shares your personal information in accordance with our legitimate business interests and international legal obligations and as a basis for the provision of our services.  We use the personal information you provide to respond to your request or inquiry, to provide legal advice, to offer additional services, and in the ordinary course of conducting our business; and if an attorney-client relationship is created between the Firm and you, for the provision of legal services to you.  We also use collected information to communicate with you, such as to notify you (through e-mails and newsletters) about updates to services.  In addition, we use contact information you provide to respond to your inquiries about our services, and to offer you, by means of e-mail or through our newsletter, additional services that we believe may be of interest to you.  If necessary for the provision of our services pursuant to your individual or business necessities or respective legal matter(s), your personal information may be transferred to a different country or to an international organization.  We retain files and information regarding client engagements and matters for which we have been retained for at least ten years, or for longer where required by legal, regulatory, or business obligations.  We may then destroy such files without further notice or liability.

 

2. Sharing of Your Personal Information.  We will disclose personal information when we are required to do so by law and/or as necessary to enforce or administer our rights as part of an investigation or legal process, which may include the exchange of information with other organizations for fraud protection and/or risk reduction.  Your personal information may be shared with (i) government and/or regulatory authorities; (ii) third party service providers that provide services to us or to whom we outsource certain services; and (iii) our professional advisers, such as lawyers and accountants.  The Firm may also send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people: (x) when we need to share your personal information with third parties, such as banks and credit card processors, to provide the product or service you have requested; (y) in connection with products and services offered by the Firm’s business partners and/or companies who work on behalf of the Firm to provide a product or service to you; and (z) to enforce or apply the term and conditions of our Terms of Use and / or other applicable agreements.  Agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect it in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for the Firm.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar event, the Firm’s customer information may be transferred to the Firm’s successor or assign, if permitted by and done in accordance with applicable law.

 

3. Cookies.  The website may use cookie technology to improve the quality of your experience.  A cookie is a small file that contains information sent by a website that is saved on your hard disk by your computer’s browser.  Cookies store information that a website may need in order to personalize your experience and gather website statistical data.  Any time you visit the Website to browse or to read or download information, we may collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, msn.com, aol.com, etc.); the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access the website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the website.  This information is used to measure the number of visitors to areas of the website, and to help us make the website more useful and interesting to our visitors.  Information from cookies in the aggregate to analyze for trends and statistics, and then it is discarded—we do not track individuals, only instances of entry onto the website.

 

4. Links.  The website contains links to other websites whose information practices may be different than ours.  Our privacy policy does not cover these third parties’ use of information.  Visitors should consult the other companies’ and sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

 

5. Third-Party Hosting.  The Firm contracts with a third party to maintain and host the website.  Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host.  The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use.  The Firm does not provide the technologies used to build the website, and therefore, neither recommends nor endorses the same.  Any information regarding identified technologies, including their capabilities, limitations, and applications, should be sought directly from their manufacturers.  The Firm hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names, or other intellectual property interests of third parties.

 

6. Security.  We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.  Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.  While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline.  Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.  The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

7. Updating or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information.  If you would like to review and update or correct the personally identifiable information that we have collected from you online or to out-out of the Firm’s marketing, simply notify us know by sending a letter via certified mail to the Firm at:

 

Suero Law, PLLC

1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 2700

Miami, FL 33131

 

Or, notify us by clicking the link at the bottom of any e-mail message which is sent to you in connection with the website.

To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before making corrections.  Please note that even if you chose to opt-out of the Firm’s marketing, we may continue to send you important service-related communications.  However, these are not promotional in nature.  To opt-out of service-related communications you need specify this in writing to the above noted address.  Please note that all of the rights related to our maintenance, use, and disclosure of your personal information are subject to applicable law, the applicable rules of professional conduct, attorney-client privilege, legal professional privilege, other applicable privileges or protections, or professional secrecy obligations.

 

8. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

The GDPR provides citizens of the European Union with eight fundamental rights with respect to how websites collect, store, and use their data.  While the Firm does not solicit nor promote its services in the European Union, in the event that you are a citizen of the European Union, please note that you have the following additional rights with respect to your personal information (subject to our legitimate and/or legal obligations): (1) the right to be informed; (2) the right of access; (3) the right of rectification; (4) the right to erasure; (5) the right to restrict processing; (6) the right to data portability; (7) the right to object; and (8) the right of automated decision-making in profiling.  If you are resident of such a jurisdiction for which you have the above-mentioned rights, you may make such requests in writing to our Principal Attorney whom serves as the Firm’s data controller.  You agree to inform us if you are a resident of the European Union upon first contact with the Firm and/or during our client intake procedures, whichever comes first.

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