Terms and Conditions
Last updated: November 02, 2020
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service.
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
Country refers to: Illinois, United States
Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to the Publisher of De Novo: Page 2 Communications LLC, 120 W Madison St, Suite 608, Chicago, IL 60602.
Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
Free Trial refers to a limited period of time that may be free when purchasing a Subscription.
Newsletter refers to the content regularly emailed to You by the Company.
Service refers to the Newsletter and Website.
Subscriptions refer to the services or access to the Service offered on a subscription basis by the Company to You.
Terms and Conditions (also referred as “Terms”) mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of the Service.
Third-party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.
Website refers to De Novo, accessible from https://denovobrief.com/
You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
This website is owned and operated by Page 2 Communications, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company with offices at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 608, Chicago, Illinois, 60602.
These Terms and Conditions are an agreement between You and the Company and set forth the legally binding terms of your use of this website and other platforms and interactive properties, including but not limited websites and mobile applications, and any information, content, materials and/or data provided or given access by the Company to You in either print or digital format, whether or not login-in, registration and/or a subscription fee is required to access the content. By accessing or using our content, you signify your assent to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not access or use the content.
You represent that you are over the age of 18. The Company does not permit those under 18 to use the Service.
Use and Content
Subject to these Terms and any subscription fees as applicable, the Company grants You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to use the Service solely for your personal, noncommercial use (e.g., viewing the content on screen; printing paper copies for personal use or electronically saving limited portions of content). All other rights are expressly reserved by the Company.
You agree that You will not, unless specifically permitted by Us (i) copy, display or distribute any part of the content, without Our prior written consent, (ii) alter or modify any part of the content other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Service for its intended purpose, (iii) alter any content or change or remove any copyright or other proprietary notices; or (iv) install, post or distribute any part of the content on any electronic network, including without limitation the Internet and the World Wide Web, or create a database (electronic or otherwise) using any portion of the ALM Applications or Content. Use of the Service or Our content via mechanical, programmatic, robotic, scripted, spider, manual or any other automated means is strictly prohibited. Unless otherwise agreed to by the Company in writing, use of the Service or content is permitted only via manually conducted, discrete, individual search and retrieval activities. You may not conduct any kind of systemic retrieval of data or content from the Service.
The Service or some parts of the Service content are available only with a paid Subscription. You will be billed in advance on a recurring and periodic basis (such as daily, weekly, monthly or annually), depending on the type of Subscription plan you select when purchasing the Subscription.
At the end of each period, Your Subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless You cancel it or the Company cancels it.
You may cancel Your Subscription renewal either through Your Account settings page or by contacting the Company. You will not receive a refund for the fees You already paid for Your current Subscription period and You will be able to access the Service until the end of Your current Subscription period.
You shall provide the Company with accurate and complete billing information including full name, address, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid payment method information.
Should automatic billing fail to occur for any reason, the Company will issue an electronic invoice indicating that you must proceed manually, within a certain deadline date, with the full payment corresponding to the billing period as indicated on the invoice.
The Company, in its sole discretion and at any time, may modify the Subscription fees. Any Subscription fee change will become effective at the end of the then-current Subscription period.
The Company will provide You with reasonable prior notice of any change in Subscription fees to give You an opportunity to terminate Your Subscription before such change becomes effective.
Your continued use of the Service after the Subscription fee change comes into effect constitutes Your agreement to pay the modified Subscription fee amount.
Except when required by law, paid Subscription fees are non-refundable.
Certain refund requests for Subscriptions may be considered by the Company on a case-by-case basis and granted at the sole discretion of the Company.
The Company may, at its sole discretion, offer a Subscription with a Free trial for a limited period of time.
You may be required to enter Your billing information in order to sign up for the Free trial.
If You do enter Your billing information when signing up for a Free Trial, You will not be charged by the Company until the Free trial has expired. On the last day of the Free Trial period, unless You cancelled Your Subscription, You will be automatically charged the applicable Subscription fees for the type of Subscription You have selected.
At any time and without notice, the Company reserves the right to (i) modify the terms and conditions of the Free Trial offer, or (ii) cancel such Free trial offer.
If You purchase a subscription to access the Service and/or content, the subscription shall be subject to these Terms, as well as any terms and conditions to which you agree at the time of purchase, including applicable subscription fee, payment terms and length of subscription. If you purchase a subscription pursuant to an applicable license agreement, the agreement may specify the number of user accounts authorized to access the Service and/or content pursuant to that subscription.
The number of authorized users will be limited pursuant to and as stated in the agreement, including limitations by number of users or a user’s office location. In such cases, access to and use of the Service and/or content by any other third party is not permitted. Any increase to the number of authorized users must be approved by the Company in writing and may be subject to additional fees.
With respect to all Subscriptions, You shall:
- ensure that all authorized users accessing the content are appropriately notified of the importance of respecting the intellectual property rights in the Content and of the sanctions which ALM imposes for failing to do so;
- use best efforts to protect the content from unauthorized use or other breach of these Terms;
- monitor compliance and immediately upon becoming aware of any unauthorized use or other breach, inform the Company and take all appropriate steps to ensure that such activity ceases and to prevent any recurrence;
- provide the Company with information sufficient to enable the Company to provide access to the Service. Should you make any significant change to such information, you will notify the Company not less than ten (10) days before the change takes effect; and
- ensure that only authorized users are permitted access to the Service. Your right to use the Content is not transferrable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information is not transferable.
When You create an account with Us, You must provide Us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your account on Our Service.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with Our Service or a Third-Party Social Media Service.
You agree not to disclose Your password to any third party. You must notify Us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than You without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
You will take no action to interfere with, interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Service or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment. You may not use the Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Company server, or the network(s) connected to any Company server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Service. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Company server or to any of the Company content, through hacking, cracking, distribution of counterfeit software, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Service. You may not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any software accessed through the Service, including any proprietary communications protocol used by the Company.
The Company has implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, We cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.
The Service and its original content features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of the Company and its licensors.
The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the Country and foreign countries.
Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of the Company.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service contains links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company. The Company does not control the availability and content of those outside services and resources.
The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.
You may link to any portion of content from our Service subject to the following conditions:
- you do not replicate the De Novo home page;
- you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Service;
- you only link to freely available content (and not link to any content that is considered Content that is only made to users with a username and password);
- you do not in any way imply any endorsement by the Company other than with its written consent or misrepresent your relationship with the Company;
- you do not use any logos or trademarks displayed on the Service without the express written permission of the Company; and
- the linking website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
We may terminate or suspend Your Account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.
Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will cease immediately. If You wish to terminate Your Account, You may simply discontinue using the Service.
Limitation of Liability
The content has been prepared by The Company as a service to Our readers and the Internet community. It is provided only for general information and in not intended to address your particular requirements or to constitute any form of advice or recommendation (including, but not limited to legal advice). The Company has used reasonable efforts in collecting, preparing and providing quality information and material, but does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained in the content and/or on or linked to the Service. Users of information on the Service or links do so at their own risk and acknowledge that this information should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other business or personal decisions (professional advice should always be obtained prior to making any such decision). In no way shall the Company be liable to you for any claims relating in any way to your inability or failure to perform any kind of research or related work or to perform such research or related work properly or completely, even if assisted by the Company, your use of the content or your reliance on the information contained in the Service.
Notwithstanding any damages that You might incur, the entire liability of the Company and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and Your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You through the Service or 100 USD if You haven’t purchased anything through the Service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms), even if the Company or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
"AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" Disclaimer
The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Company, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Company provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Company nor any of the company’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Company are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.
The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern this Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.
Availability and Use Outside the U.S. Unless otherwise specified, the Content on any ALM Application is presented solely for the purpose of promoting publications and other products available in the United States, its territories, possessions and protectorates. ALM makes no representation that any Content on any ALM Application is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access any ALM Application from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for establishing the usability or correctness of any information or Content under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of that Content with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Company.
For European Union (EU) Users
If You are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident in.
United States Federal Government End Use Provisions
If You are a U.S. federal government end user, our Service is a “Commercial Item” as that term is defined at 48 C.F.R. §2.101.
United States Legal Compliance
You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Severability and Waiver
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under this Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if We have made them available to You on our Service. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.
Changes to These Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You can contact us:
By email: email@example.com