Terms and Conditions of Use
Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC
Welcome to www.toyagavinlaw.com and the Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC. Any references herein to www.toyagavinlaw.com, the Website, We/Us, or the Law Office shall be deemed to refer to www.toyagavinlaw.com and/or the Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC, as applicable under the circumstances.
1. DISCLAIMERS AND PROHIBITIONS
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY THE LAW OFFICE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PROVIDE RELIABLE INFORMATION. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. WE DO NOT GOVERN OR CONTROL THESE WEBSITES AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACCURACY OR PRIVACY PRACTICES OF SUCH WEBSITES.
SPAMMING, THE UNSOLICITED BROADCASTS OF EMAIL ADDRESSES OR LINKS IN THIS WEBSITE, IS PROHIBITED AND UNAUTHORIZED.
a. GENERAL POLICY
The information you provide is voluntary and used for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletter, to qualify prospective clients or to provide products and services to clients of the Law Office. Your personal informal will never be sold or shared with unrelated third parties. However, we may share your information with trusted third parties to assist us in serving our clients and visitors and operating the Website. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential.
b. WEB TRACKING – COOKIES AND ANALYTICS
i. General Website
To view the articles and public documents on this Website, you do not need to reveal any personal information. You may reveal as much or as little personal information as you choose including providing your name and email address for access to our email opt-ins.
This Website also uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics tracks information about the Website’s visitors by using cookies. Google uses the information it receives from these cookies to compile statistical reports about Website activity for the Law Office. The tracking information collected by Google Analytics allows me to tailor the content of the Website to the needs of my clients and visitors.
ii. Virtual Law Office
3. HOW AND WHEN AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS FORMED
The information contained on this Website, and any related blog or social media posts, are provided for informational purposes only. It should not be construed as offering legal advice or creating an attorney-client relationship between the reader and the author. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included on this Website without seeking appropriate legal advice about your individual facts and circumstances from a licensed attorney.
Further, registration for the virtual law office alone does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Only after Toya Gavin, Esq. has expressly communicated the ability to accept representation of a matter for a prospective client will an attorney-client relationship be formed. Once you have provided us with your personal information, we perform a conflict check before accepting representation of your matter. The Law Office of Toya Gavin, Esq. may decline to provide legal services if a conflict exists or we are unable to provide legal services to you for other reasons.
4. THE VIRTUAL LAW OFFICE – HOW IT WORKS
To retain the services of the Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC, you must register with the Virtual Law Office. This requires that you provide a username and personal information. There is no fee for registration. By registering you will receive access to a personal information page where you may request our services in a secure manner. However, registration alone does not establish an attorney-client relationship.
By registering on the Virtual Law Office, you are representing that you are at least 18 years of age and able to enter into a binding contact with the Law Office. Furthermore, by registering you are representing that the information you provide to us is correct, accurate and updated. After you have registered for the Virtual Law Office, you may enter your personal information page at any time to review and update your personal information.
a. NATURE OF THE LEGAL SERVICES
The scope of legal services to be performed by the Law Office will be expressly agreed upon in writing by you before any legal services are performed. The Law Office will not provide any services that have been expressly excluded or are otherwise outside the scope of the written agreement. The Law Office is an online legal practice where you are charged a fee for limited legal services related to New Jersey or New York law. After you have purchased a service and we have agreed to provide it and have completed the work, you cannot expect us to perform in any additional capacity. As with any legal service, we cannot guarantee any legal outcome.
The Law Office is bound by professional standards of confidentiality. Any information received by the Law Office from our clients is held in strict confidence and is not released to anyone outside of this practice unless agreed to by you, or as required under applicable law. Prospective clients should be aware that our duties of confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege may not arise until an attorney has expressly communicated the ability represent that prospective client.
Transactions made via the VLO platform are safeguarded by secure HTTP and bank-level (256-bit) encryption. When users submit sensitive information via the Virtual Law Office, their information is protected both online and off-line.
All payments are processed by Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP) complaint credit card processors. After payment for the agreed upon services is processed, the client will have access to the legal advice, documents, research or other services provided by the Law Office.
d. RECORD RETENTION
All our records are securely retained in electronic files, along with secure backups, for the period of years required by applicable law.
5. NOTICE OF JURISDICTION
Toya Gavin is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York, and she meets with clients by appointments only. If you are seeking advice for matters unrelated to New Jersey or New York state law, you should contact an attorney licensed to practice law in those jurisdictions.
The laws of the State of New Jersey govern the terms of this agreement. While authorities in some jurisdictions may deem this Website and this law practice to be an advertisement for legal services in their jurisdiction, our Website is not to be considered as a solicitation for legal services related to any other states’ law. As stated, the Law Office offers services related to New Jersey and New York state law only.
6. CONTACT INFORMATION
The preferred method of contact for the Law Office is the technology provide to you via the Website and Virtual Law Office. However, the contact information for the Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC is as follows:
4 South Orange Avenue, PMB 217
South Orange, NJ 07079
The content of the Website, including, but not limited to, the Law Office logo, all designs, text, graphics, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof are the proprietary and copyrighted property of the Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC. You may copy portions of the Website in both electronic and print forms for non-commercial, personal use only provided all reproductions include the following copyright notice on all pages: “ Copyright 2015 Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC All Rights Reserved.” The modification of any of the content of this Website or use for any purpose other than the use outlined above without the prior written permission of Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC is strictly prohibited.
The rights and obligations created for you under this agreement may not be assigned to any other party.
9. FORCE MAJEURE
The Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC will not be deemed to be in breach of this Agreement for any delay or failure in performance caused by reasons out of its reasonable control, including acts of God or a public enemy; natural calamities; failure of a third party to perform; changes in the laws or regulations; actions of any civil, military or regulatory authority; power outage or other disruptions of communication methods or any other cause which would be out of the reasonable control of Law Office.
In the event that one or more of the provisions of this Agreement shall be found unenforceable, illegal or invalid, it shall not affect any other provisions of this agreement, and this agreement shall be construed as if the provision found to be unenforceable, illegal or invalid had never been contained in the agreement, or the unenforceable, illegal or invalid provision shall be construed, amended and/or reformed to be made enforceable, legal and valid.
11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Terms and Conditions of Use supersedes any prior communication, representations or agreements between you and Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC. Further, these Terms and Conditions of Use constitutes the complete and final agreement related to the use of toyagavinlaw.com or any services provided by Law Office of Toya Gavin, LLC.