Lapidot, Melchior, Abramovich & Co. Law Offices

Terms of Use

Last revised on November 11, 2014

Welcome to the Lapidot, Melchior, Abramovich & Co. (“LMA”) website.

Before using LMA’s website please read the following Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully. These Terms of use govern your access to and use of LMA’s website. Your access to and use of the website is expressly conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. IF, FOR ANY REASON, YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO AGREE TO ALL OF OUR TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE THE LMA WEBSITE.

We reserve the right at any time to change all or any part of these Terms, modify the website, including by eliminating, modifying, limiting or discontinuing any feature of the website. Any modification we make to any of the forgoing will be effective immediately upon notice, which we may provide by any means including, without limitation, posting the amended Terms on the website. Your continued use of the website after such notice will be deemed acceptance of such new terms or changes to the website.

  1. Disclaimer – Website Content is Not an Alternative to Legal Consultation

Part of the content published on our website includes case law summaries, updates regarding laws and regulation in various fields and other legal information. Such content is for general information purposes only, should in no way be deemed legal advice, and you may not rely on such information for making any business or other decisions.  Visitors to this Web site should not act upon this information without consulting with legal counsel.

LMA expressly disclaims all liability based on any content contained in this site. This website is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on as a source of, legal advice.

Articles and other publications on this site are current as of their date of publication and do not necessarily reflect the present law or regulations. Such publications do not replace the need for a legal opinion qualified in the applicable jurisdiction and which is tailored to your specific circumstances.

The information published on this site is not intended to solicit or create, and does not create, any attorney-client relationship between LMA and any visitor to this site or any person reviewing such information.

Similarly, the act of sending e-mail to an attorney at LMA or using our contact form available on this website will not create an attorney-client relationship, and any content you may submit in such manner will not be privileged. Further be advised that electronic mail or other communications through this website to LMA (or any of its lawyers or other employees) are not secure. Accordingly, LMA does not guarantee the confidentiality of such communications.

The firm’s lawyers named in this website are authorized to practice law only in those jurisdictions specified for such lawyers under “Memberships” in such lawyer’s profile.

We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 1.

  1. Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. Please refer to our Privacy Policy linked to from our homepage for information about how we collect and use personal information (“Privacy Policy”). By accepting these Terms you expressly accept and agree to the terms and condition of the Privacy Policy as may be amended from time to time. In case of any inconsistency between the Privacy Policy and the terms and conditions of these Terms, the Privacy Policy shall prevail.

  1. Intellectual Property Policy

We respect the Intellectual Property Rights of others. We ask our users to do the same.

The website contains proprietary information that is protected by copyrights and other applicable Intellectual Property Rights pursuant to national and international laws and regulations. LMA retains ownership of all Intellectual Property Rights in the website and LMA content.

While we encourage you to share the content published on our website through your social media networks (including by the specifically designed share buttons on each page), you hereby agree not to copy, modify, adapt, reverse engineer, decompile, duplicate, distribute, translate or create derivative works based on the website in whole or in part, or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the website other than by sharing content “as-is” with due attribution to its source; You may not “frame” or “mirror” any portion of the website without our prior written authorization; You further agree not to remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or displayed on any portion of the website.

By accepting this Agreement you acknowledge and agree that any of LMA content contained or distributed on or through the website by us or other third parties, is protected by Intellectual Property Rights. You agree not to Transmit or otherwise publish, reproduce, copy, in whole or in part, any content available through the website in violation of applicable copyright and other intellectual property laws.

  1. Term and Termination

These Terms shall remain in effect until terminated, revised, restated or otherwise modified by us as set forth herein.

We may, at our sole discretion and at any time (i) discontinue the operation of the website, or any part or feature thereof, with or without notice; (ii) terminate these Terms at any time and for any reason, with or without cause, without prior notice to you.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand and agree that the content of the pages of this website is provided “As Is” and on an “As Available” basis and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Without derogating from the provisions of section 1 above, LMA makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy and reliability of content available on the website, nor does LMA warrant that the website will be accessible at all times.

Inclusion of third-party content or links to other sites does not imply recommendation or endorsement. LMA is not responsible for any third-party content that may be accessed through this site or available through links to another site.

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, LMA disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of title, non-infringement, accuracy, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.

We do not warrant that: (a) the website or its content will meet your requirements; (b) your use of the website will be uninterrupted, timely, error-free or secure, or that the website or any content are free of viruses or other harmful components; (c) the quality of any information, or other material obtained by you through the website will meet your expectations; or (d), that defects, if any, will be corrected.

You agree that we shall have no responsibility for any damages suffered by you in connection with the website or any content contained therein including but not limited to loss of data, errors, system down time, network or system outages, communications line failure, file corruption, or website interruptions caused by negligence on our part or on the part of our service providers, all irrespective of the theory upon which any claim may be based, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  1. Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, neither LMA nor any party acting on our behalf nor any other party involved in creating, producing, transmitting, or distributing the service, shall be responsible or liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business, loss of goodwill, loss of data or other intangible losses), under any theory of law including under contract, negligence, strict liability or other theory arising out of or relating in any way to the website  (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages).

You expressly understand and agree that except for the forgoing and to the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the website is to stop using the website.

  1. Dispute Resolution

These Terms shall be construed in accordance with, and governed for all purposes by, the substantive laws of the State of Israel without regard to conflicts of law provisions. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against LMA and its directors, officers, employees and consultants must be resolved by a court located in Jerusalem, Israel, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

  1. Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms, or the application thereof to any person, place or circumstance, shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or otherwise illegal or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible, or, if incapable of such enforcement, shall be deemed to be deleted from these Terms, and the remainder of these Terms and such provisions as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect and Agreement shall in no way be affected or impaired.

No waiver of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default, nor shall any delay or omission on the part of either party to exercise or avail itself of any right or remedy that it has or may have hereunder operate as a waiver of any right or remedy. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

This is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between us (including any information made available on the Website) with respect to such subject matter.

If you have any questions or comments regarding these Terms, please use the “Contact Us” page and submit your query.