DC Law Offices Terms and Conditions

1. General

1.1. These terms and conditions govern the User’s use of this website; by using this website, the User accept these terms and conditions in full. In case the User disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of them, the User must not use this website.
1.2. By using this website, the User agrees that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website are reasonable, as well as any disclaimer stated herein. In case the User think that the Terms and Conditions are unreasonable, the User must not use this website.
1.3. The provisions of these regulations shall apply to the execution of any order and purchase of service by the User on this site, and may vary from time to time at the sole discretion of Dotan Cohen, law Offices (Hereinafter: “The Office”). Hence, the User is urged to carefully read the terms of use stated on this website before performing any action on the site.
1.4. The Office reserves the right to change the terms of use, delete and / or add to the terms of use without providing the User with prior notice and / or notice in retrospect, at any time, and at its sole and exclusive discretion. Therefore, the use of this website after the making of any changes will serve as an indication that the User consents to any changes made to these Terms and Conditions. Hence, the determining date for the prevailing version of these Terms and Conditions, at any time, is the version of the Terms and Conditions posted on the site on the date of use.
1.5. In any case of contradiction and / or incompatibility of any kind or type between the content of this site and the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail and apply.
1.6. Using this site, including the purchase of legal services by the User, confirms that the User read the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and that the User agrees to these Terms and Conditions, and agrees to act according to these Terms and Conditions and consent to these Terms and Conditions without any restriction or reservations.
1.7. The language of the provisions of these regulations applies equally to both female and male.
1.8. The User may make use of the site for his personal needs only, and not for any business purposes.
1.9. The registration on this website and the use of the information provided by the User to the Office and / or accumulated about the User when using the site, will be used in accordance with the law and the privacy policy of the site, which forms an integral part of the Conditions of Use.

2. Prohibited Uses of This Site

2.1. The User may not use the site’s terms and content for an illegal purpose and / or purpose that is prohibited by the terms of use, including the following activities or actions:

2.1.1. Making a commercial use of the site and / or the content of the site.
2.1.2. Broadcasting, uploading, distributing, publishing information of any kind, including information that is threatening, offensive, insulting, defamatory, or otherwise offensive;
2.1.3. Operating any application, by using a computer or otherwise, to search, scan, copy, or automatically retrieve the content of the site including an application which contains a virus or other software which may damage the Office’s computer systems;
2.1.4. Tampering or violating any other User’s right to the site, including intellectual property rights, copyrights, patents, rights to protect privacy and/or any other proprietary right, including the collection of personal information about Users of the site which may harm other Users or restrict or Prevent others from using the site.
2.1.5. Publication of information or other material containing false or misleading information.

2.2. Please note that failure to comply with these restrictions may lead to the denial of the User’s access to the site and may expose the User to civil and / or criminal liability under any law.

2.3. Unless otherwise stated, the Office and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights of this website and any material on the website. Subject to receiving the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

2.4. The User may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for the User’s own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

3. Not Acceptable use

3.1. The User must not:
3.2. republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
3.3. sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
3.4. show any material from the website in public;
3.5. reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for commercial purposes;]
3.6. The User must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment to the availability or accessibility of the website, or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
3.7. The User must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
3.8. The User must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without the Office’s express written consent.
3.9. The User must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
3.10. The User must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without the Office’s express written consent.

4. Persons Entitled to Obtain Legal Services Through the Website

4.1. Users of the site who meet the following accumulative conditions may apply for the services of the Office through this website:

• Users aged 18 and over or a legally incorporated corporation.
• In case the User is a minor under the age of 18 or is not entitled to perform acts without the consent of a guardian, the use of the site shall be deemed approved by the guardian.
• The User has a valid credit card with an e-mail address and a permanent address in the country of residence.

4.2. The Office is entitled at any time, and at its exclusive discretion, to deny Users access to the site and / or cancel their use of the website’s content due to inappropriate behavior and / or improper or unreasonable use of the site, including failure to comply with the Terms of Use and / or Privacy Policy.

5. Restricted access

5.1. The Office reserves the right to restrict access to [other] areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at the discretion of the Office.
5.2. In case the Office provides the User with a User ID and a password to enable the User to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, the User must ensure that the User ID and password are kept confidential.
5.3. The Office may disable the User ID and password at the Office’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

6. The Services and the Manner of Ordering

The site offers Users the opportunity to purchase legal services through the site, all according to the sole discretion of the Office. The Office may, at any time, and at its sole discretion, add and / or detract from the services offered to the Users of the site, as well as determine the manner and the price of the Service.

7. Registration to the Website and the Execution of the Order

7.1. To order a service from the site, the User will be required to choose the service and provide some basic personal information which will appear on the order page such as, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, credit card validity, and any other details which must be provided for the purpose of placing the order. For the order to be properly recorded in the system, the correct details must be provided. If incorrect details are provided, the Office will not be able to guarantee the execution of the order.
7.2. The User is not obligated under the law to provide the aforesaid information, and the provision of the information depends on the User’s consent. However, filling out the required and mandatory fields in the booking process of the site’s services is a necessary condition for completing the order process. The User hereby declares and undertakes that all the information that he/she will submit and / or update on the site is true, reliable and accurate, and that he/she performed the order and / or delivered the information himself and not on behalf of and / or for third parties, except in cases where he was explicitly authorized to do so. The information provided by the User will be stored in the Office’s database and will be used in accordance with the privacy policy provided by these Terms and Conditions and / or in accordance with the provisions of any law.
7.3. The Purchase Order will be approved for the purpose of providing the service to the User only after receiving the approval by the credit card company and in accordance with the other provisions regarding the Terms of use.
7.4. The Purchase Order will be recorded in the computer systems of the Office. In addition, confirmation will be sent by e-mail regarding the execution of the transaction within 2-3 business days from the date of the completion of the purchase order.
7.5. Sending the e-mail will not constitute evidence in itself for the execution of the agreement between the parties, and will not obligate the Office. The computerized registration in the computer systems of the Office will constitute a prima facie proof regarding the accuracy of the actions on the site.
7.6. Typing false personal information is completely prohibited and constitutes a criminal offense under the provisions of the Penal Law, and may therefore lead to legal, criminal and civil proceedings for damages caused to the Office by the disruption of the procedures for the delivery of the services.
7.7. In case the transaction was not authorized by the credit card company the User will be required to contact the Accounting Department of the Office by phone within one business day to arrange for the approval of the credit card company for the transaction in order to complete the purchase. It is hereby agreed that the transaction will be regarded as complete only after and subject to the approval of the transaction by the credit card company.
7.8. A request by a user to change his credit card details or the manner of charge must be approved by the Office and is at the sole discretion of the Office. In case the change approved by the credit card company is subject to a subsequent charge of a fee requested by the credit card company, the User must bear the costs of the fee.
7.9. The decision to use the Office’s website, and the responsibility for the results deriving from its use, rests upon the User, and the Office shall not bear any liability for any damage resulting from or related to the use of the site, delay in its use, or an inability to use the site for any other reason.

8. User content

8.1. In these Terms and Conditions, “the User content” means material (including without limitation, text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) which the User submits to this website, for whatever purpose.
8.2. The User grant the Office a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute the User’s content in any existing or future media. The User also grants the Office the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
8.3. The User’s content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against the user himself or the Office or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
8.4. The User must not submit any content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or any other similar complaint.
8.5. The Office reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on the servers of the Office, or hosted or published upon this website.
8.6. Notwithstanding the rights of the Office under these Terms and Conditions regarding the User’s content, the Office does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

9. No warranties

9.1. This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. The Office makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.
9.2. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, the Office does not warrant that:
9.2.1. This website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
9.2.2. The information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
9.3. Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, an advice of any kind. In case the User requires an advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter the User should consult an appropriate professional.

10. Limitations of liability

10.1. The Office will not be liable (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
10.1.1. To the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
10.1.2. For any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
10.1.3. For any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
10.2. These limitations of liability apply even if the Office has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

11. Cancellation of a Transaction

11.1. Without derogating from these Terms of Use, the Office reserves the right to disqualify a User’s offer and / or cancel the order and / or the User’s contact, including a situation whereby a confirmation was already sent to the User from the Office, in each of the following cases stated below:

• In the event that a good faith error occurs relating to any of the data specified on the site, or in an email, or in any other means relating to the service, including the price or the description of the service which formed the basis upon which the order was made;
• In the event of a failure or a malfunction in the proper operation of the website due to “force majeure” and / or due to a material mishap in the Office computer systems or other communication systems serving the Office and / or in any other case which may delay or disrupt the proper operation of the site or the provision of the service;
• In the event that the User fails to fulfill any of his obligations, including, but not limited to, the obligation to pay the consideration for the service which he ordered and / or in any case where the User gave an incorrect and / or inaccurate and / or incomplete information, including, but not limited to, a lack of approval by the Credit card company.

11.2. A canceled offer and / or a canceled agreement shall not entitle the User to any remedy whatsoever, and the User shall have no claim against the Office deriving from the cancellation.

12. Fees and Refund Policy

12.1. Fees payable to the Office may be partially refundable provided the Office has not started working on the file yet. However, even in the case where the Office has not started working on the file yet, the User will remain liable for non-refundable fees in the sum of $250 USD charged for opening and recording the file in the Office’s database and providing the initial legal consultation.
12.2. In case the Office has already started working on a file, fees may be refundable depending on the stage of the work reached by the Office, however, the User will remain liable for non-refundable fees in the sum of $950 USD.

13. Dates of Service

13.1. The service shall be provided to the User of the site after all of the required payments have been fully made, and after the User has provided the Office with the relevant documents signed by him, according to the conditions listed on the website and the required information provided by the User at the time of placing the order.
13.2. The requested service shall be commenced within one week from the date on which the legal fees are fully paid and the fee agreement, including any other document which is usually required by the Office for the purpose of opening a client’s file, is duly signed, including fee agreement, payment plan etc.
13.3. In case it is not possible for the Office within its available means and in accordance with its normal procedures, to provide the service to the User, and a suitable solution acceptable to the parties will not be agreed upon, the Office may cancel the transaction at any time until the service is provided to the User. If the transaction is canceled as stated above, the Office will reimburse the User for the full consideration that he paid (if he paid), and / or cancel the charge of his credit card, and the User will not be entitled to any additional compensation for canceling the transaction.

14. The Use of Information

14.1. The Office respects the privacy of the Users who access the website and / or use the various services offered by it.
14.2. The terms stated in these Terms and Conditions regarding the Privacy Policy of the Office form an integral part of the Terms of Use. The Office may change the provisions of its Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect technological, business, legal or regulatory changes. In such an event, the change shall be updated in these Terms and Conditions and published on the site. The use of the site subsequent to any changes made will indicate the User’s agreement to these changes. Therefore, it is recommended that the User review this policy from time to time.
14.3. Despite the efforts of the Office to validate the information on the site and the integrity of the information, there is always a possibility that the information, the contents and the services listed on the site have been disrupted and / or have been made incompatible and / or errored and / or inaccurate and / or have not been updated. The Office shall not be liable for any damage that may be caused to the Users of the website due to such disruptions and / or discrepancies and / or errors or inaccuracies as aforesaid.
14.4. The Office is not responsible for the damage that may be caused to a User due to a defect or malfunction in the software which operates the site or the access to it, or for the cancellation or termination of the services provided on the site.
14.5. The User accepts that, as a limited liability entity, the Office has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. The User agrees that he will not bring any claim personally against the officers or the employees of the Office in respect of any losses which may occur in connection with the website.
14.6. Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, the User agrees that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website’s disclaimer will protect the officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors of the Office, as well as the Office itself.

15. Providing information to third parties

15.1. The Office shall take reasonable and acceptable measures to secure and prevent the transfer of personal information identifying the User by name and / or identity details, such as name and address, to third parties, except in the following cases:

• At the User’s request and /or with the User’s explicit consent;
• For the purpose of completing the purchase of the service requested by the User of this site;
• In the framework of cooperating with the Credit Card companies;
• In any case in which the User has violated the terms of use, including the terms of the privacy policy and / or in cases where the User performed or attempted to perform by himself and / or anyone on his behalf, through the website and / or in connection with it, actions which violate the terms of use, including the privacy policy, and any other law;
• In any dispute, claim, demand and / or legal proceedings conducted between the Office and the User and / or his behalf
• In any event that the Office has transferred or and / or assigned its rights and obligations towards the User to third parties, provided that such third parties accept the provisions set out in the privacy policy of the Office.

16. Information Security

16.1. The Office does everything within its powers to protect the confidentiality of the data provided by the Users of the site and its customers by taking customary precautions and using advanced security technologies. The User is aware that the Office devotes resources and takes stringent measures to prevent any penetration to the website and to prevent possible harm to the privacy of the Users, but the Office has no ability to prevent disruptions to the site completely and totally.
16.2. The Office uses all the available means of protection which are used in the field of e-commerce for online information delivery operations. These protections are designed to secure the flow of encrypted information between the User’s computer at the time of the purchase order and the site’s servers and computer systems.
16.3. The Office takes reasonable measures to protect the site and the hardware and software components related to its operation, and ensures to update them on an ongoing basis, inter alia, in order to protect the site and its contents from unauthorized penetration, breaches or wiretapping.
16.4. The Office is constantly updated regarding the various technological developments in the fields of both software and hardware in an attempt to provide the Users of the site and its customers with the best protection against intrusion to the system, including unauthorized entry into the Office’s databases. However, it should be noted that in cases which are beyond the Office’s control and / or derive from force majeure, the Office does not undertake that the site will be conducted in a proper manner without any interference, and / or that the site and / or the data collected will be totally immune from any interference and / or unauthorized access to the Office’s databases, and the User is aware that the Office will not assume liability for any direct or indirect damage and / or loss of any kind resulting from this interference, including any loss resulting from the user’s infringement of privacy.

17. Indemnity

The User hereby agrees to indemnify the Office and undertakes to keep the Office indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, legal expenses and any amounts paid by the Office to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of the Office’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by the Office arising out of any breach made by the User of any provision of these Terms and Conditions, or arising out of any claim that the User has breached any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

18. Miscellaneous

18.1. This Terms and Conditions regulations do not substitute the terms stated in the Office’s Fee Agreement.
18.2. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the User and the Office regarding the manner in which the site is used for the purpose of making a payment and replacing any other understanding and / or agreement, oral or written, relating to this matter.
18.3. Without prejudice to any other rights under these Terms and Conditions, in case the User breaches any of these Terms and Conditions in any way, the Office may take such action as is deemed by the Office as appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending the User’s access to the website, prohibiting the User from accessing the website, blocking computers using the User’s IP address from accessing the website, contacting the User’s internet service provider as to request that they block the User’s access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against the user.
18.4. The Office may revise these Terms and Conditions from time-to-time. The revised Terms and Conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised Terms and Conditions on this website. The User is advised to check this page regularly as to ensure that he is familiar with the current version.
18.5. The Office may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Office’s rights and/or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without notifying the User or obtaining his consent.
18.6. If a provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue to take effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue to take effect.
18.7. These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the governing law where the Office is registered (Ramat-Gan, IL), and any disputes relating to these Terms and Conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in this country (Ramat-Gan, IL).

19. Contact us

19.1. In case the User wishes to delete, modify or correct the personal information about him in the Office’s computer systems, he must send an e-mail to: [email protected]. All communications must include full details, including a contact email address.
19.2. In any matter, question, or request, please contact the administration department of the Office by email: [email protected].

20. The terms of the Israeli Consumer Protection Regulations (Cancellations of Transactions) 5771- 2010 shall form an integral part of these Terms and Conditions.