Terms & Conditions

Effective 11/12/2018

YOU SHOULD READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS THEY GOVERN YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE RAUSCH, STURM, ISRAEL, ENERSON & HORNIK LLP, INC. (“RAUSCH STURM,” “we,” “us,” “our”) WEBSITE FOUND AT https://www.rauschsturm.com. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE LISTED TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR OTHERWISE ACCESS THE RAUSCH STURM WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. YOUR USE OF THE RAUSCH STURM WEBSITE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR AGREEMENT TO EACH OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. ALL OR PART OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN MAY BE SUPERSEDED BY EXPRESSLY DESIGNATED LEGAL NOTICES OR TERMS LOCATED ON PARTICULAR PAGES OF THE RAUSCH STURM WEBSITE. YOU SHOULD VISIT THIS PAGE AND THE RAUSCH STURM WEBSITE FROM TIME TO TIME TO REVIEW OUR CURRENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Licensure and Restriction on Use of Materials

This website and all the information it contains, or may in the future contain, specifically including, but not limited to, trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos (collectively, the “Materials”), are the property of Rausch Sturm.

The Materials found on this website do not convey legal, accounting, tax, career or other professional advice of any kind. Your use of this website does not create a lawyer-client relationship between you and us, nor will any information you submit to us via this website or by email be considered a lawyer-client communication or otherwise be treated as confidential or privileged in the absence of a pre-existing express agreement by us to the contrary.

RAUSCH STURM grants you with a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, license to use the RAUSCH STURM Website solely for your personal use and conditioned on your continued compliance with these Terms and Conditions. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms and Conditions. Upon termination you agree to immediately destroy any printed or downloaded materials or information you obtained from the RAUSCH STURM Website. You may use the materials and information from RAUSCH STURM Website for your personal and informational use only. No representation is made as to the completeness or accuracy of the information on the RAUSCH STURM website. You may print information from the RAUSCH STURM Website provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information. You may not use the RAUSCH STURM Website (or any part thereof) for any commercial purposes or in any manner which is not permitted by these Terms and Conditions. Without limitation, you agree not to reproduce, re-distribute, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any information contained in the RAUSCH STURM Website to anyone, including others in the same company or organization. You may not post content from the RAUSCH STURM Website to news groups, mail lists, or bulletin boards. You acknowledge and agree that, except as set forth herein, you have no right to modify, edit, alter or enhance any of the materials or information from the RAUSCH STURM Website in any manner.

THIS WEBSITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

User Acceptance and Obligations

When you download any materials from the RAUSCH STURM Website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to them, do not use the RAUSCH STURM Website or download any materials from it. We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating the “Terms and Conditions” section of this website. We may terminate these Terms of Use and take down the website in whole or in part at any time without prior notice to you.

You expressly understand and agree that your use of this website is at your sole risk. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Rausch Sturm will not be liable to you or any other party for any damage, loss, or expense arising directly or indirectly from use of this website or its Content, and you hereby expressly waive any claim against Rausch Sturm for such losses.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, OR FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE; OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE.

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, demands, or liabilities, including attorneys’ fees and costs, incurred by us in connection with any claim by a third party (including any intellectual property claim) arising out of your use of the website in violation of these Terms and Conditions, or in violation of any applicable law.

WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT OR DAMAGE YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING OF THIS WEBSITE, THE WEB, OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, OR AUDIO FROM THIS WEBSITE OR THE WEB.

By using the website, you agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:

  • You may not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider”, or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the website, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the website, to obtain or attempt to obtain any information through any means not purposely made available through the website.
  • You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the website, or any other systems or networks connected to the website or to our server, or to any of the services offered on or through the website, by hacking, password “mining”, or any other illegitimate means.
  • You may not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the website or any network connected to the website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the website or any network connected to the website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the website, or any other person, including any account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the website or any service or information made available or offered by or through the website, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the website.
  • You agree not to use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website or any transaction being conducted on the website, or with any other person’s use of the website.
  • You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
  • You may not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes our rights or the rights of others.

If you are using this website to make a payment, you agree that if we process a payment accompanied by any restrictive language, such restrictive language will have no effect and will not constitute an accord and satisfaction or a compromise of your account balance.

Texting Terms

These Texting Terms and Conditions apply when you provide prior express consent to receive text messages from RAUSCH STURM or its clients, agents, contractors, or vendors. Text messaging from us may include one-time or recurring texts related to your account, and/or general notifications. Receiving text messages from us is voluntary. You may text STOP to stop receiving text messages from us. Text messages may be sent to your mobile number using an automatic dialing system. Message and data rates may apply. Text messaging may not be available via all carriers. You agree that text messages may be sent to you at any time of the day. If you opt out of receiving further text messages from us by texting STOP, you agree to receive a one-time text message from us confirming the removal of your phone number from our text message service.

If you no longer want to receive text messages from us, the sole and exclusive remedy is to end enrollment in the texting program. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any direct or indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with use of text messaging whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

We do not guarantee the successful delivery of text messages by your wireless provider. Messages sent by text may not be delivered if the mobile device is not in range of a transmission site, or if sufficient network capacity is not available at a particular time. Even within a coverage area, factors beyond the control of wireless carriers may interfere with message delivery, including the terrain, proximity to buildings, foliage, weather, and the recipient's equipment. We will not be liable for losses or damages arising from (a) non-delivery, delayed delivery, or misdirected delivery of a text message; (b) inaccurate or incomplete content in a text message; or (c) use or reliance on the content of any text message for any purpose.

These Terms and Conditions are governed exclusively by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without reference to its rules regarding choice of law. Please notify us immediately if your mobile number changes. We are not liable for any communication or transmission of information by text which happens because you did not report that your mobile number changed. Password-protecting mobile device(s) and enabling encryption, if available, is recommended. Text messages may include personal information. Since text messaging is unencrypted, there is a risk that this personal information could be intercepted or viewed by third parties, including others who access your device. When you choose to receive text messages from us, you do so at your own risk.

A text messages sent by us is a communication from a debt collector. Any such text communication is an attempt to collect a debt and any information will be used for that purpose.

Links to Other Sites

The RAUSCH STURM Website site may include links to other websites which are not under RAUSCH STURM control. These links are provided for your information and convenience only and are not an endorsement by RAUSCH STURM of the content of such linked websites or third parties. RAUSCH STURM expressly disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for the content or availability of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. We may terminate any link or linking program at any time. When you access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so at your own risk.

Updates

This Notice was last updated on 4-23-2020. We may revise this Policy at any time, at our sole discretion, by posting an amended Policy on the Site. You can review the current policy at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of every page on the Site.