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WEBSITE USAGE TERMS

Welcome to Chicago Paralegal Notary Services© (CPNS©) website.  We maintain this website as a service to the general public and potential new clients.  By using this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following CPNS© Website Terms of Usage.  Please review the following terms carefully.  If you do not agree with any of the below WEBSITE USAGE TERMS & AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT CONTINUE TO BROWSE THIS WEBSITE! 

1.  Acceptance of Agreement

  • By accepting this agreement, you knowingly agree to all of the terms and conditions outlined in this section. This agreement is made by and between CPNS© and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, its content, and/or services provided by or through this website, its owner or subcontractor(s), and the subject matter of this Agreement.  This Agreement may be amended at any time by CPNS© from time to time without specific notice to the Public. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to browsing or using the CPNS© website.

2.  Copyright  

  • The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights.  The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you, of any such matters or any part of the CPNS© website, except as allowed by Section 4, is strictly prohibited, unless that information can also be obtained by free public Internet access.  You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the CPNS© website.  The posting of information or materials on our site, does not constitute a waiver of any right of such information and materials.

3.  Trademarks  

  • CPNS© was founded by and is a working trade/service mark of Caridad (Carrie) Rivera. All rights reserved. Other services and company names mentioned on the CPNS© website may be trademarks of their respective owners. 

4.  Limited Right to Use  

  • The viewing, printing or downloading of any content, graphic, form or document from the CPNS© website grants you a limited, nonexclusive license for use solely by you for your own personal use. Contents that are copyright or trademark protected, are not allowed for republication, distribution, assignment, sub license, sale, preparation of derivative works or other use.  No part of any content, form or document of protected material, may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for your personal use (but not for resale or redistribution).  

5.  Editing, Deleting and Modification

  • We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, links, public information or other content appearing on the CPNS© website at any given time without further notice to our visitors or the general public.  

6.  Indemnification  

  • You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and/or our partners, staff and/or affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the CPNS© website.  

7.  Non-transferable  

  • Your right to use this website is not transferable.  Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable.  

8.  Disclaimer and Limits

  • THE INFORMATION FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).  THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS.  WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  THE NEGATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US AND YOU.  THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.  NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

    ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES CONTAINED WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC FILE CONTAINING THE FORM OR DOCUMENT IS DISCLAIMED. CPS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT FROM USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE. OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BE EQUAL TO THE PURCHASE PRICE YOU PAY FOR ANY SERVICES OR INFORMATION.

9.  Use of Information

  • We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to the use and assignment of all information regarding CPNS© website uses by you and all information provided by you in any manner consistent with our Privacy Policy.

10.  Third-Party Services

  • CPNS© may allow access to or advertise third-party merchant sites (“Merchants”) from which you may purchase certain goods or services.  You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants.  You agree that use of such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS CPNS© LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE.  

11.  Third-Party Merchant Policies

  • All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of other businesses will apply to you while on their websites. CPNS© is not responsible for information provided by you those Merchants. CPNS© and its subcontractor(s) are independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other while you are visiting those third-party websites.

​12.  Privacy Policy  

  • Our Privacy Policy, as it may change from time to time, and is made part of this Agreement.

13.  Payments  

  • You represent and warrant that if you are a client of CPNS© and are purchasing our services, that (i) any credit card information you supply is true and complete, (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by you and your credit card company, even if our service was not to your satisfaction, and (iii) you will pay the charges incurred by you in accordance to your signed contract and/or our prices/fees listed in our Pricing page here.

14.  Securities Laws

  • CPNS© website may include statements concerning our operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for our products or services, as well as our intentions, plans and objectives, that are forward-looking statements.  These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are subject to significant uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control.  When used on our Site, words like “anticipates,” “expects,” “believes,” “estimates,” “seeks,” “plans,” “intends” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements designed to fall within securities law safe harbors for forward-looking statements.  The CPNS© website and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities.  None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of our securities-related filings or documents.

​15.  Links to other Web Sites  

  • CPNS© website contain links to other websites and as such, we are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express of those websites, nor do we investigate, monitor or check for accuracy or completeness of those websites. Inclusion of any linked website on the CPNS© does not imply agreement, approval or endorsement of the linked website by us.  If you decide to leave our website to access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

16.  Copyrights and Copyright Agents  

  • CPNS© respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:  

(a)  An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
(b)  A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(c)  A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website;
(d)  Your address, telephone number, and email address;
(e)  A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(f)  A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.  

Our Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement for this website, can be mailed to: c/o Copyright Agent, Chicago Paralegal Notary Services LLC©, PO Box 59177, Chicago, IL 60659.

17. Refund & Cancellation Policy

  • Applies to "Clients" or "Customers" of CPNS© who may have a written contract with us. Please read your contract for our Refund & Cancellation Policy.

18.  Information and Press Releases  

  • CPNS© website contains information and press releases about us. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, we disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than ours contained in the press release or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

​19.  Miscellaneous  

  • This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Chicago, County of Cook, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois (without regard to conflict of law principles).  Any cause of action by you with respect to our website (and/or any information, products or services related thereto) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred.  All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in Section 8 and Section 10.  The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against
    either party.  

20.  Legal  

  • All legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be brought solely in the County of Cook, Chicago, Illinois.  You expressly submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of said courts and consents to extra-territorial service of process.  Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed inconsistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.  To the extent that anything in or associated with this website is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence.  Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

 

Revised 7/24/2021

 

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