Terms and Conditions
Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this website, you acknowledge that you have read and do accept these terms and conditions.
No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship: The materials available at this website are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Do not send us confidential information until you speak with one of our lawyers and receive our authorization to send that information to us. Use of and access to this website or any of the e-mail links contained within the site do not create an attorney-client relationship between Davis Wright Tremaine and the user or browser and will not prevent us from representing someone else in connection with the matter in question or a related matter. The opinions expressed at or through this website are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual attorney.
Links to Third-Party Resources: Third-party resources that can be accessed with links from this website are not under our control and Davis Wright Tremaine is not responsible for the contents of any of these third-party resources. The third-party links presented on this website are provided for your convenience only. The inclusion of any link on this site does not imply any recommendation, approval or endorsement of that site by the firm.
No Warranties: This website, and all information available on or accessed through this website, is provided “as is.” Davis Wright Tremaine makes no warranties, representations or claims of any kind concerning the information presented on or through this website.
Limitation of Liability: Your use of this website is at your own risk. The materials presented on this website may not reflect the most current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. These materials may be changed, improved, or updated without notice. Davis Wright Tremaine is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the content of this website or for damages arising from the use or performance of this website under any circumstances.
All copyrightable text and graphics, the selection, arrangement, and presentation of all materials (including information in the public domain), and the overall design of this website are ©2013 Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to download and print materials from this website for the purpose of viewing, reading, and retaining for reference. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission, or modification of information or materials on this site, whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of Davis Wright Tremaine, is prohibited.
These terms and conditions were last updated on June 17, 2008. Davis Wright Tremaine reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting new terms and conditions at this location. Your continued use of this website signifies your acceptance of these new terms and conditions.
Attorney Advertising. For purposes of the New York State Bar rules, the content of this website may contain attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
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Davis Wright Tremaine does not currently collect personal identifying information except (i) to the extent that your web browser provides personal identifying information; (ii) for subscription registration to DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE publications; (iii) to the extent that you provide this information in an email request for information; or (iv) in conjunction with online ordering of the firm’s products or registration for firm events. Davis Wright Tremaine will use your personally identifying information solely for the purpose for which you submitted the information and Davis Wright Tremaine will not post this information on our website without your express permission. Davis Wright Tremaine may, however, aggregate certain elements of your personal identifying information with the information of other users of our website to analyze the usefulness and popularity of various web pages on its website. If you are visiting this website from outside the United States and are submitting personally identifiable information, you should be aware that such information will be stored in the United States and that the data protection and privacy laws of the United States may not be as strong as those in your own country. By submitting your personally identifiable information to this website, you agree to the storage and processing of your personally identifiable information consistent with this policy.
Davis Wright Tremaine does not use or disclose information about you or information that you may give us, such as your name, address, email address or telephone number, to any outside companies or parties. We do not rent, sell, or trade any of our mailing lists.
In general, Davis Wright Tremaine provides individuals with the right to opt-out of receiving marketing and other discretionary communications, and to update, supplement or delete their own voluntarily submitted personal information which Davis Wright Tremaine uses for the previously noted business purposes.
Davis Wright Tremaine uses commercially-reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personally identifiable information collected through this website and under our control. All of your purchases or other financial transactions take place in secure operating environments. No security system is completely secure, however. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the complete security of your personally identifiable information.
HIPAA and HITECH Act Obligations
Davis Wright Tremaine agrees to be bound by and will comply with our Business Associate Contract to the extent that: you are our client; you are a covered entity under the administrative simplification provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and its implementing regulations (HIPAA) as amended or otherwise modified by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and its implementing regulations (the HITECH Act); and Davis Wright Tremaine is acting as your business associate under HIPAA and the HITECH Act (in that we are providing certain services to you involving your protected health information).
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Davis Wright Tremaine agrees to be bound by and will comply with our Business Associate Subcontract to the extent that: you are our client; you are a business associate under HIPAA as amended or otherwise modified by the HITECH Act; and Davis Wright Tremaine is acting as your subcontractor or agent under HIPAA and the HITECH Act (in that we are providing certain services to you involving protected health information of your covered entity customers).
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Changes to This Policy
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