Zero Legal Terms of Service


Last Updated 9/21/2015

1. Introduction

1.1 This is the Terms of Service Agreement for Zero Legal, LLC (Refered to as Zero Legal or the Zero Legal Parties for the purpose of this agreement). If you continue to browse and use this platform-website you are agreeing to comply with, and be bound by the following terms of service set forth by Zero Legal and it's affiliated services; which together with our Privacy Policy govern Zero Legal's relationship with you in relation to this platform-website. Zero Legal reserves the right to modify this agreement at any time.
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The term 'Zero Legal' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website. The term "member" refers to users of the Zero Legal platform. The term 'you' refers to the user, member, or viewer of our website. Terms of Service refers to this [Terms of Service Agreement]
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By using any Zero Legal Service, you agree to the terms and conditions [Terms of Service] contained in this document ("Agreement") as well as to the terms of the Zero Legal's Privacy Policy, which is available at https://zerolegal.com/about/privacy You agree to accept these terms electronically (either by selecting "I agree to the terms and conditions of the [Terms and Service] box or by electronic signature). By continuing to browse you are also agreeing to the terms and conditions of this [Terms of Service Agreement]. If you do not want to be bound by these [Terms of Service], you must discontinue use of all Zero Legal and it's affiliates services.


2. Modification of Terms of Service

2.1 Please note that Zero Legal reserves the right to make changes to the terms and conditions of this [Terms of Service Agreement] at any time. Zero Legal will notify members of these changes or additions by email, other electronic notice, or post made on this page outlining both the changes made and the effective date.
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Each version of this [Terms of Service Agreement] will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date. If you continue to use the service after the notification and effective date, you are constituting acceptance to the new [Terms of Service Agreement]


3. General Outline

• Any person under the age of 18 is prohibited from using Zero Legal or any of its associated services. Therefore, these individuals under the age of 18 are NOT authorized to use Zero Legal or its affiliates services. Zero Legal accepts no liability for such actions or attempts.
• Every new member will go through a verification process after completing their "Virtual Office" and or "Profile" You are free to use the site during the approval process. If you are not approved your account will be removed from the platform immediately. This verification process is strictly intended to verify if you meet the integrity requirements outlined in this agreement. Zero Legal accepts no responsibility for the intentions current or future, previous back ground history, or any legal history of any member including representatives of businesses. Conduct any commerce on this site with EXTREME CAUTION exercising your own vetting and due diligence processes, and proceed with any commerce on this platform at your own risk!
• If at any time of your membership you are deemed dubious, misrepresentitive, or don't fit the core values and integrity of this platform, your account will be suspended or removed from the system. Zero Legal reserves the right to remove any account at any time, with no prior notice!
• NO Multi-Level Marketing programs (MLM's), Home Based businesses, Pornography/ Pornography related businesses, or Adult Entertainment businesses are allowed on this platform.
• NO Spam- To maintain the integrity of this platform Zero Legal will discontinue any member reported for spam. Spam can be defined on this platform as (spreading promotional materials through text or documents without first having the consent of the member you are sending it to.)
• The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only, an is subject to change without notice.
• All information you submit to Zero Legal must be accurate.
• You will not represent yourself as an employee of Zero Legal or portray you are in a joint venture, partnership or agency agreement with Zero Legal or any of it's affiliates.
• You are an individual authorized to use the payment method (if selected)
• Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
• Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
• This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, text, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these [Terms of Service Agreement].
• All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
• Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
• This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
• You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without Zero Legal’s prior written consent. Zero Legal does allow you to link your twitter, personal/ businesses blog, facebook, business website, and linkedin site addresses to your personal profile when creating your profile.


4. Description of Services

Zero Legal is a cloud based SaaS platform (the "Zero Legal Platform") allowing members to discover, manage, or create meetings with an attorney.


5. License to Use

5.1 Subject to the terms of this (Agreement), Zero Legal grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable license to use Zero Legal Services, including the Zero Legal Platform. Some of Zero Legal's services are provided free of charge, while others are provided at a fee.
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Under this [Terms of Service Agreement] you may gain access to the entire platform and all the services it provides, contingent upon subscription level and a brief verification process. Any violation of these terms and conditions set forth in this agreement will lead to immediate removal or suspension of your account.
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You may not use the system (by way of example only) to create chain letters, send junk email, spam, unsolicited messages, use "pyramid schemes", or conduct surveys with information found, or in circulation on the Zero Legal platform.



6.Trademark & Copyright

6.1 This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to Zero Legal, LLC. This material includes (but is not limited to) the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
6.2 Trademark- All names, logo's, designs, colors, and fonts used on Zero Legal's platform are protected by Federal trademark statutes under Zero Legal, LLC. Any attempt to redistribute, copy or use these protected designs without Zero Legal's written consent is illegal, and will constitute a breach of Federal copyright protection laws.
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Copyright- All "creative work" including text, phrases, key concepts, and functions preformed or provided on the Zero Legal platform, including proprietary software ("DPAL") are protected by Federal copyright statutes under Zero Legal, LLC. Any attempt to redistribute, copy or use this protected work without Zero Legal's written consent is illegal and will constitute a breach of Federal copyright protection laws.
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Any attempt to infringe on any of Zero Legal's patents, trademarks, or copyrights will constitute legal action under any applicable State or Federal guidelines.


7. Charges & Billing

7.1 Zero Legal bills you through an online account (your "Payment Account") for the services, memberships or products obtained by you under this Agreement. You agree to pay Zero Legal all charges at the prices then in effect for the services and or any products ordered by you or representative using your account. Furthermore, you authorise Zero Legal to charge your chosen payment method (your "Payment Method") for such Products and services.
7.2 Zero Legal requires you to provide current, complete and accurate information for your payment account at all times. You must notify Zero Legal if your Payment Method is cancelled for any reason. You must also notify Zero Legal if you become aware of any breach of security in the use of your account or that of any other members.
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You agree to make payment using that selected Payment Method. Zero Legal reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment. If Zero Legal does not receive payment from the provider of your Payment Method you agree to pay all amounts due on your Payment Account upon demand.
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You agree that termination of your membership /subscription by Zero Legal for a breach of and terms and conditions outlined in this agreement will result in you forfeiting any restitution for any paid memberships/subscriptions.
7.5 Termination, cancellation or suspension of your membership, whether by you or Zero Legal, will not alter your obligation to pay all charges (if applicable) before such removal, termination, cancellation or suspension (including charges made after termination by you but before Zero Legal could reasonably act on your termination notice). You will not be entitled to any refunds upon removal, termination, cancellation or suspension of your subscription.


8. Eligibility

8.1 In order to use the Zero Legal Platform, you must first register for an account. Accounts are only available to individuals 18 years of age or older.

8.2 Suspended, terminated or removed members from Zero Legal's platform by Zero Legal staff are restricted from creating another account. Once your account is suspended, terminated or removed you are not eligible to use any services provided by Zero Legal or it's affiliates.


9.Terms of Information Exchange

9.1 Any information exchanged on this platform is subject to review by Zero Legal staff, and can become property of Zero Legal.
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Zero Legal or it's affiliates do not endorse or recommend, and expressly disclaim all liability related to the information exchanged in project rooms, direct messages, IM messaging, or any general communications expressed on or off this site. PROCEED WITH INFORMATION EXCHANGED AT YOUR OWN RISK! As Zero Legal and it's staff make a concerted effort to uncover dubious or illegal activity per the [Terms of Service Agreement] , it is not guaranteed we will find such material.
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Zero Legal encourages all members to monitor the site reporting any spam, fraudulent information, pornographic material, and or pyramid/multi-level marketing programs. Members can report this type of activity at info@zerolegal.com
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Any information exchanged on this platform will be considered "As Is" with no warranty of any kind, and your reliance on this information is at your own risk. Zero Legal encourages all members to take EXTREME CAUTION and perform their own due diligence, vetting, legal and accounting processes before acting on any information or documents exchanged on this platform.
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IF YOU SEND ANY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION THROUGH THE Zero Legal PLATFORM, we will not and can not be responsible for any damages suffered if this information does not reach it's intended source, does not reach it's intended source on time, is damaged in the process, or any damages whatsoever are suffered in result to this confidential information being exchanged.
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Zero Legal is authorized to use any information, text, content, pictures, or video at no charge to it's members for any purpose associated with Zero Legal or it's affiliates.
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Zero Legal reserves the right to release any user information requested or required to do so by law.



10. General User Agreements & Unlawful or Prohibited Acts

10.1 In order to best serve our users, and to comply with applicable laws, Zero Legal has a number of guidelines which govern how you may behave while interacting with the Zero Legal Platform. Please review the rules below carefully, any violation of these terms or other terms outlined in this [Terms of Service Agreement] may result in the termination of your access to Zero Legal or any affiliates services.
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In order to use the Zero Legal platform including any affiliate services, you agree to the general terms below: AND WILL NOT:
• Commit Unlawful Acts.
• Spam or send any promotional material(s) to other members without their consent.
• Collect or resell other members personal information or any information circulating the Zero Legal platform. Furthermore, you agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain any information or materials not intended or intentionally made available to you by Zero Legal.
• Harass other members through demeaning or slanderous comments.
• Misrepresent yourself or any client you claim to represent in a fraudulent or deceitful way.
• Conduct yourself in an unethical way.
• Attempt to solicit members of Zero Legal in an effort to leave or join a service that is considered like in kind, or service offering similar services Zero Legal provides in part, or in whole.
• Use the platform services in any manner that could disable, damage, overburden, harm or impair both services provided on the platform and services provided to other members, or attempt to harm the infrastructure of Zero Legal of it's affiliates in any way.
• Use any offensive or non professional profile pictures in your virtual office. Zero Legal is a professional platform and encourages members to use "professional" portraits for their avatar. Zero Legal reserves the right, in it's sole discretion to remove any profile picture that does not fit the values of the Zero Legal platform and or cancel, suspended or terminate the offenders membership at any time.
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When using this platform you are subject to all the terms and conditions outlined applying to those areas. Any violation of the terms set forth above including but not limited to any other terms set forth in this [Terms of Service Agreement] will result in immediate removal, termination or suspension of your membership.


11. Termination of Membership

11.1 By signing this agreement (or continuing to browse) you consent to Zero Legal reserving the right, in it's sole discretion to remove, terminate or suspend your account with no prior notice at any time. If any terms of this agreement are violated Zero Legal has the right but not the obligation, to terminate or suspend your membership and all access including but not limited to, open deals, open project rooms, stored files, communications or files in transit, and or any general messaging and communications locking you out of your account and ceasing all activity immediately with no prior notice.
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Zero Legal has no obligation to forward any messages, files, text or store any communications or documents in your virtual office or project room upon termination.
11.3 Zero Legal is not liable for any damages including subscription membership (charges made by you after termination or suspension not providing Zero Legal reasonable time to act on your termination) or fees associated with the suspension or termination of your account. View {Section 22} Full Disclaimer below for more information about Zero Legal's liabilities after termination.
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You may terminate your Zero Legal membership at any time, with or without cause, upon notice to Zero Legal as specified in Zero Legal's help link or by simply selecting the remove account link from your virtual office, provided that you are responsible for all charges, if applicable, which have been submitted prior to your notice of termination, as set forth below.
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If you are participating in any trial period offer, you must terminate your Zero Legal services subscription membership prior to the end of the applicable trial period in order to avoid incurring service or any other applicable charges. If you fail to so terminate then you hereby authorize Zero Legal to charge your Payment Method for your subscription.
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Specific Zero Legal promotions or plans may require termination or cancellation charges, and you agree to pay all such termination or cancellation charges as specified in the materials describing such promotion or plan.
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Termination, cancellation or suspension of your membership, whether by you or Zero Legal, will not alter your obligation to pay all charges (if applicable) before such removal, termination, cancellation or suspension (including charges made after termination by you but before Zero Legal could reasonably act on your termination notice). You will not be entitled to any refunds upon removal, termination, cancellation or suspension of your subscription.


12. Inactive Account

12.1 By signing this agreement (or continuing to browse) you consent to Zero Legal reserving the right, in it's sole discretion to remove, terminate or suspend your FREE account with no prior notice, at any time for inactivity. Inactivity guidelines are not published within this agreement, therefore Zero Legal will reserve the right to remove, terminate or suspend, if in it's sole discretion, if it deems a FREE account has been inactive for a "reasonable" amount of time. Activity would constitute logging into your virtual office.
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You acknowledge that Zero Legal reserves the right to sign out, terminate or delete your submissions, including but not limited to, any stored documents, open communications, deals, or project rooms, where your account has been inactive for a reasonable amount of time. The amount of time that Zero Legal currently considers as an "extended" period of time is determined based on the particular service to which it pertains, or other user information relating to the particular service.


13. Data Accuracy

We ask that any registration data you provide to Zero Legal is true, current and complete. In the event that any of this information changes, please update it on your personal profile page in your virtual office. For details on how you can access your stored data, please refer to our Privacy Policy @ zerolegal.com/about/privacy.


14. Passwords

14.1 Shortly after you complete your registration, Zero Legal will provide you with a verification email to unlock your user username and password.
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You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of this information, and YOU ARE responsible for any commerce, activities and postings that are made using your account.
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No member of Zero Legal 's staff will ever ask you for your password, so please do not provide it if asked. Should you misplace or forget your password, please contact our technical support staff or utilize our password reset link "lost password" and proceed with directions.


15. Compliance with Applicable Laws

You agree to use Zero Legal's services only as provided for in this Agreement. You also agree not to use Zero Legal's services in any way that is in conflict with the law in your jurisdiction. Furthermore, you may not use the Zero Legal Platform for the transmission of any information that is obscene, libelous, harassing, abusive, threatening, invasive of a user's privacy, or in violation of any other individual's/entities intellectual property rights.



16. Privacy

16.1 A user may elect to make specific personal or private information viewable through the Zero Legal Platform. You may not disclose information obtained in this manner to any third parties without first obtaining permission from that user. You agree not to collect or aggregate user information accessible through the Zero Legal Web Site or Zero Legal Platform for commercial use or redistribution, including the targeted marketing of non- Zero Legal services to individual users.
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Zero Legal reserves the right in it's sole discretion to immediately remove, terminate, or suspend your membership without notice if found to have violated these terms.


17. Full Disclaimer

17.1 None of Zero Legal, it's affiliates, their perspective members, officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers, or licensors [collectively, the "Zero Legal Parties"] makes any warranties or representations about the Zero Legal platform "website" including but not limited to their accuracy, completeness, reliability, or validity. None of the Zero Legal Parties shall be subject to liability for truth, completeness or accuracy of any information, documents, text, or communications made available through the Zero Legal platform for errors, omissions or mistakes therein or for any delays or interruptions of the data or information stream for whatever cause. You agree Zero Legal only provides a centralized linking system and can not be responsible for any damages you may suffer while using this platform. Furthermore you agree that all information on this platform is "AS IS" and that you are using this platform at your own risk.

17.2 In no event shall any "Zero Legal Party" be liable for any damages whatsoever including but no limited to cancelation of events, incidental and consequential damages, deletion, corruption or failure to store any messages, files or documents or other content maintained or transmitted by any services; loss of chance, lost profits, any damages resulting from lost data, or business interruption resulting from either a person or entity's use or inability to use the site, or the submission of any material via our site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or any other legal theory, even if an "Zero Legal Party" has been advised of such damages.

17.3 Some States do not allow exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY PARTIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
17.4
Zero Legal reserves the right to terminate any member in it's sole discretion at any time with no prior notice.
17.5
Zero Legal may make changes to the services and to the information contained in the platform/website at any time with no prior notice.
17.6 You acknowledge that the features, parameters (for example only, the amount of storage available to users) or existence of any service may change at any time. If significant changes are made, Zero Legal will post the respected changes in the corresponding section of this [Terms of Service] agreement, or provide notification through your mail system.
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YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT Zero Legal IS NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES INCLUDING DIRECT AND INDIRECT LOSSES, OR FOR OFFENSE CAUSED, OR FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT UPLOADED TO THE PLATFORM BY A PARTY OTHER THAN Zero Legal, OR FOR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF ANOTHER, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ARISING FROM THE CONDUCT OF A PARTY OTHER THAN Zero Legal.


18. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Zero Legal LLC, its shareholders, partners, affiliates, directors, officers, subsidiaries, employees, agents, licensees, distributors and content providers from all damages, liabilities, claims and expenses, including without limitation attorneys' fees and costs, arising from or related, directly or indirectly, to any misuse of the Service or breach of this Agreement by you.


19. Severability

If any provision of this [Terms of Service Agreement] is found unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, it will not affect the validity of the other provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in effect.


20. Arbitration

All disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be finally settled by arbitration conducted in Tampa, FL under the rules of commercial arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. Both parties shall bear equally the cost of arbitration (exclusive of legal fees and expenses). All decisions of the arbitrator(s) shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND IT, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT IT IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND Zero Legal WHICH SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT, WRITTEN OR ORAL, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN YOU AND Zero Legal RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT.
By electronic signature, checking the box, (or continuing to browse) this agreement is engaged between yourself, or any entity you represent and Zero Legal, LLC. Furthermore you agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement set forth above:
Should you have any questions concerning this [Terms of Service Agreement], please email Zero Legal at info@zerolegal.com