Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

(You must be at least (18) years of age to use this website. By using this website (and by agreeing to these terms and conditions) you warrant and represent that you are at least (18) years of age.)

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution. (Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed (within your organization).)

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law reserves the right to restrict access to (other) areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s discretion.

If Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law may disable your user ID and password in Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

(Notwithstanding Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.)

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
  • Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. (If you require advice in relation to any (legal, financial or medical) matter you should consult an appropriate professional.)

Limitations of liability

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
  • These limitations of liability apply even if Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law, LLC; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

(Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,) you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law, LLC.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law and undertake to keep Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions(, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions).

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law may take such action as Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions (, together with (/privacy-policy),) constitute the entire agreement between you and Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with (Maryland Law), and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the (non-)exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of (Maryland).

Contact information

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law, LLC
14346 Jarrettsville Pike, Suite 300, Phoenix, MD 21131, (410) 628-0050

Copyright Notice

Copyright © Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law All rights reserved.

Ownership of copyright

The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law (and its licensors).

Copyright license

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to:

  • view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
  • copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and
  • print pages from this website for your own (personal and non-commercial) use.
  • Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law does not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved.

For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s prior written permission.

Data mining

The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.

Permissions

You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by email or writing to (Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law, LLC, 14346 Jarrettsville Pike, Suite 300, Phoenix, MD 21131)

Enforcement of copyright

Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law takes the protection of its copyright very seriously.

If Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.

If you become aware of any use of Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law’s copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email or by post to (Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law, LLC, 14346 Jarrettsville Pike, Suite 300, Phoenix, MD 21131).

Infringing Material

If you become aware of any material on the website that you believe infringes your or any other person’s copyright, please report this by email or by post to (Rutledge Aitken Attorneys at Law, LLC, 14346 Jarrettsville Pike, Suite 300, Phoenix, MD 21131).