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its related site, either by third-party applications software or hardware (the
“Site”). You will be required to confirm your agreement to these terms by clicking
“Accept”. Otherwise, you will not be permitted to proceed to your registration, in
which case, do not proceed and exit from the website.
I expressly agree to respect the copyright, trademark, service mark or other intellectual property of the owner of this Site including all other proprietary rights as to the content, organization, design, process, compilation and the likes, and shall not use, copy, reproduce or publish without the written consent of the owner. I am given access to the LexMeet Site for internal, personal and non- commercial purpose and I shall use the same not for any other purpose. The LexMeet Site is for informational purposes only and is not meant to serve as legal advice or to replace legal consultation, which I can secure only upon proper registration with the online legal consultation process of this Site. I acknowledge that the information on the LexMeet Main Page Site is provided "as is" for general information only. I therefore acknowledge that the Site, its owners, stockholders, employees, officers, directors, attorneys, and agents do not promise or guarantee that the content is correct, complete, or up-to- date. There is no guarantee that the content is correct, complete, or up-to- date for any specific circumstance for myself.
I agree that I will hold harmless the LexMeet owners/stockholders, directors, officers, employees, lawyers, contributors and volunteers from all claims or damages whether actual or indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages or lost profits, arising out of or related to your access or use of, or my inability to access or use, this Site or the information contained in this Site or other websites to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this Site or another website to which it is linked that appear to me or are construed by me to be a violation of my property rights, or obscene, offensive, defamatory, or that infringe upon my intellectual property rights.
I further agree that I shall not post or transmit any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of LexMeet and of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which, without the owner’s express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.
I understand that LexMeet provides internet facility and webspace for lawyers and client to meet and render online legal consultation in real time, via live streaming videochat for the assessment of their legal problems, as well as providing related legal services and information (“Services”). Lawyers listed in this Site have voluntarily and independently registered in LexMeet. LexMeet does not provide legal services itself but merely a facility for the lawyer and client to meet online.
LexMeet's Site and the lawyer’s services are NOT ALWAYS AVAILABLE for emergency or urgent situations as the lawyers’ availability are not assured by LexMeet. You should not disregard or delay to seek legal advice based on anything that appears on LexMeet’s Site. SEEK IMMEDIATE LEGAL HELP IN CASE OF DOUBT.
Your account is strictly confidential. You shall be prohibited to lend or allow the use of your account to another person, even with or without your consent. LexMeet reserves the right to suspend your account in case of violation. LexMeet may contact you by telephone, mail or email to verify your LexMeet Account information. LexMeet may request further information from you and you agree to provide such further information to ensure you have not fraudulently created your Account. If you do not provide this information in the manner requested within 14 days of the request, LexMeet reserves the right to suspend, discontinue or deny your access to and use of the Site and Services, until the information is provided by Customer to LexMeet as requested.
As part of the signing up process, you are required to provide us certain personal information. Additionally, it is your responsibility to update LexMeet as promptly as possible with changes to your personal information so that all records are current, complete and accurate. At any given time, you may be notified that information may be available for your review that is considered time-sensitive, such as legal assessment and pleadings/court documents due to the e-mail address that you provided as a contact point. Please keep this in mind when determining which e-mail address you offer as a contact point. You are obliged to provide us the following information:
- Changes in e-mail address
- Change of address
- Change of phone number
- Change of ownership of account
- Change of credit card account
- Change of banking information
- Change of credit card expiration date
- Change of timezone
- Change of Facebook account
You will also be required to provide the facts and documents needed for the
lawyer to assess your case and provide legal advice to your legal problem. You
agree to make the information as specific, complete and correct and any mistake
by the lawyer by reason of error in such information shall be your responsibility.
Your LexMeet Electronic Legal Problem Database is created for you to enter, store and access your personal information online, including the facts/story of your legal problem, documents, objective and questions. LexMeet does not save or store copy of your video consultation. Any information provided as part of a video consultation becomes part of your LexMeet Record.
By subscribing to LexMeet’s services you are agreeing to opt-in to the receipt of newsletters known as “Everyday Law” and other information regarding common legal related topics or messages containing specific legal related information, links to other related Web sites and specific questions related to your LexMeet account. Additionally, LexMeet makes available self-help informational services that provide general legal information. These communications and resources are not comprehensive legal treatise and do not include all the potential information regarding the subject matter. Hence, you must first consult a lawyer to proceed.
These newsletter and other articles inside LexMeet are communications and resources that are for general educational and informational purposes only, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for specific legal advice, legal assessment or construed, directly or indirectly, as the practice of law by LexMeet. Such information is not a substitute for seeing a lawyer. The information contained these communications and resources are compiled from a variety of sources and may or may not be considered authored by LexMeet. LexMeet makes no warranty as to the content of these materials or the information contained therein, or represents or warrants that any particular legal action is safe, appropriate or effective for you. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt-out at any time by contacting LexMeet Customer Service.
You agree that you will not use the Services to other person or for any service that must be provided to you by another lawyer as a follow up to an in-office visit. You will not use the Site or Services in any unlawful way and/or for any unlawful purpose. You will not post or transmit a message under a false name, or use the network resources of LexMeet to illegally practice law, impersonate another person or misrepresent authorization to act on behalf of others or LexMeet. All messages transmitted via LexMeet should correctly identify the sender. You may not alter the attribution of origin in electronic mail messages or posting. You will not allow another person or entity to use their account, username or password to access or use the Services, or post or view comments. You will not attempt to undermine the security or integrity of computing systems or networks of LexMeet its Partners, or those accessed through or with their product, and must not attempt to gain unauthorized access. You may not harvest or collect data about any other individual who uses the Service. You may not post or transmit any data, materials, content or information which is threatening, false, misleading, abusive, libelous, pornographic or profane, or that contains or promotes any virus, worm, Trojan horse, time bomb or other computer programming or code that is designed or intended to damage, destroy, intercept, download, interfere, manipulate, or otherwise interrupt or expropriate the Site or the Services. You may not tamper, hack, spoof, copy, modify, or otherwise corrupt the administration, security or proper function of the Site or the Services. You will not use robots or scripts with the Site. You will not attempt to reverse engineer, reverse assemble, reverse compile, decompile, disassemble, translate or otherwise alter, defraud or create false results from any executable code, or information on or received by this Site. You agree to have anti-virus and/or anti- spyware software running that is set to override the Internet browser’s cookie setting.
You further agree that any information you provide or use on the Site, and your use of the Site or Services will not infringe or facilitate infringement on any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary, publicity, or privacy rights of any party, including such rights of third parties.
LexMeet maintains the right to delete any information provided by you that it deems in its sole discretion fraudulent, abusive, defamatory, and obscene or in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or ownership right of any other person.
LexMeet reserves complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the LexMeet Services. LexMeet may, among other things withdraw, suspend or discontinue any functionality or feature of the LexMeet Services. LexMeet is not responsible for failure of the client-lawyer to communicate due to missed schedules, missed calls, slow internet, inappropriate or inadequate technology requirement as provided in the Tech Req Page of the website. LexMeet is not responsible for transmission errors or corruption or compromise of information carried over local or interchange telecommunications carriers. LexMeet is not responsible for maintaining information arising from use of the Site or in respect of the Services.
With the exception of your Electronic Records, LexMeet retains all right, title and interest in and to LexMeet, the Services and any Information, products, documentation, software or other materials on the Site, and any patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, service mark or other intellectual property or proprietary right in any of the foregoing, except for Information on the Site licensed by LexMeet, and in that case, the license lawyers retains all right, title and interest therein. The information available through the Site and the Services is the property of LexMeet, or if licensed by LexMeet, the license lawyers. You agree that you will not store, copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transfer, transmit, display, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, or otherwise attempt to discover any programming code or any source code used in or with the Services. You may not sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise attempt to transfer any right in the Services (which includes its software and documentation), create derivative works based on or in any manner commercially exploit the Services, in whole or in part. You agree that violations by you, any other person or entity, of these copyrights, trade secrets, patents, other intellectual property protections, or the terms of this Agreement will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law in the municipal and/or regional trial courts located in Pasig City. The final choice of whether a customer is in violation of any of these policies is at the sole discretion of LexMeet. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppels, waiver or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks, service marks or logos displayed on the Site without the written grant thereof by LexMeet or the third party owner of such trademarks, service marks and logos. The Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which you must and agree to follow.
The Services are designed for and intended for all users requiring legal consultation involving Philippines laws. LexMeet makes no representation that the information and services provided on the Site or through the Services are applicable to, appropriate for, or available for foreigners or foreign laws or any laws outside the Philippines. Accessing the Services from territories where the content is illegal is prohibited.
LexMeet makes no representation or warranty as to the content of any response from any Lawyers accredited by it. Lawyers are independent contractors and not employees of LexMeet. You and your lawyer are solely responsible for all information and/or communication sent during a video consultation communication. LexMeet does not guarantee that a video/telephone/consultation is the appropriate course of action for your particular legal problem. Furthermore, LexMeet is not a substitute for face to face legal consultation. You agree to contact your lawyer immediately should you need emergency legal representation.
No information found on this Site should be relied on as professional advice. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed, directly or indirectly, as the practice of law or providing legal services by LexMeet. The information and Services provided on or through this Site are intended solely as general educational material and provide a facility to find and connect to a Lawyers who, subject to his or her professional responsibilities, may or may not provide you with legal advice. Always seek the advice of a lawyer or other qualified lawyers concerning questions you have regarding your legal problem, and before starting, stopping or modifying any legal action. Never delay obtaining legal advice or legal advice because of something you have or have not read on this Site. LexMeet makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information provided on the Site, and assumes no responsibility for any consequences relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based upon the information and material on the Site. You assume the entire risk of loss in using the Site and information contained in the Site. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE LEXMEET SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL RISK ASSOCIATED THEREWITH. ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW LEXMEET AND ITS SHAREHOLDERS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY, "AFFILIATES") HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON- INFRINGEMENT AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS STRAINS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, LEXMEET AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS OR SUITABILITY OF THE LEXMEET PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER.
LexMeet does not endorse the promotions, products, or services of any third parties. LexMeet does not warrant or validate the information of any third party advertisements, promotions, communications or other materials. LexMeet does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of information contained in this Site or any third party web sites.
LexMeet makes no warranty that the Services will meet your requirements, or that the Service(s) will be uninterrupted, timely, 100% secure, or error free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, and any service interruption caused by LexMeet employees. LexMeet is not responsible for transmission errors or corruption or compromise of data carried over local or interchange telecommunication carriers.
LexMeet will take all necessary precautions to protect against failure of our equipment and software. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that temporary interruptions in service may occur, and that LexMeet shall have no liability for any claim, cost, charge, loss or expense arising from or relating to use of the Services. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that data may be lost or corrupted in connection with use of the Services. LexMeet may perform regular back-ups of all data stored, but shall have no liability to Customer in the event all data is lost or destroyed. Customer acknowledges and agrees that in the event restoration of data from backup is necessary, it may take several days to complete such restoration of data and resume operation of the Services.
YOU SHALL BE SOLELY AND FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO LEXMEET AND ITS SERVICES OR ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM, ANY LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY IMPROPER USE OR DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON THE SERVICES CAUSED BY YOU OR ANY PERSON USING YOUR USER NAME OR PASSWORD.LEXMEET DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY ARISING FROM THE FAILURE OF ANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE, OR THE INTERNET OR FOR MISUSE OF ANY OF THE ADVICE, IDEAS, INFORMATION, INSTRUCTIONS, OR GUIDELIENES ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES.
LexMeet has a strict zero tolerance for unsolicited bulk email, unsolicited posting to news groups or other illegal activities. You shall not use or permit to: market, promote or solicit LexMeet products in ways that violate any laws of the Philippines. You shall not, infringe the rights of others, shall not distribute chain letters or unsolicited bulk electronic mail ("spamming"); propagate computer worms or viruses; use a false identity; attempt to gain unauthorized entry to any site or network; infringe copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights. You further agree to comply with Philippine export laws concerning the transmission of technical data and other regulated materials via the Worldwide Web. You agree to indemnify and hold LexMeet and its Affiliates harmless for any and all acts found or suspected to be in violation hereof. You shall indemnify and hold LexMeet and its Affiliates harmless against and from losses, damages, costs, and reasonable attorneys' fees, if any, incurred in defending and/or resolving any suits brought against LexMeet or any of its Affiliates, by anyone arising out of an alleged violation of any anti-spamming rules, regulations, laws, statutes, and the like. Your account will be terminated for any of the above infractions.
LexMeet welcomes comments, suggestions and submissions by its Customers. Any comments, suggestions and submissions made by Customers, including but not limited to, messages, notes, feedback, artwork, communications, computer code or creative materials provided to LexMeet shall become the exclusive property of LexMeet. At the time the comment, suggestion, and/or submission is made it shall act as a full assignment to LexMeet of all rights whatsoever (copyright, patentability, and intellectual property). LexMeet shall have the right to use said comment, suggestion, and/or submission as its own for all legal purposes including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, publishing, distribution and the like without any compensation to Customer.
LexMeet respects the following;
- Respect of Client rights and responsibilities
- Respect of the lawyer ‐ client relationship
- Registration and verification of licensed lawyers only
- Adherence to professional code of ethics