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Terms of Use

Effective Date: May 16, 2016

Welcome to the Gideon Akande website at https://www.gideonakande.com (“Website”), which is owned by Gideon Akande, P.C. ("Gideon Akande" or "Company"). This site is operated by Gideon Akande and the materials on the site are primarily owned by Gideon Akande. The site may also include materials owned by third parties and posted on this site by virtue of a license, grant, or some other form of agreement between the third party and Gideon Akande. This site has been created for your personal enjoyment, entertainment and education. The following terms and conditions, our Privacy Policy, and other documents expressly incorporated by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”) govern your access to and use of the Website, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through the Website, whether as a guest or a registered user.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using our website. All users are permitted to browse this site, but if you are under 13 years of age, you may not make a purchase, provide personal information, or register on our site. By accessing and/or using any part of the Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use, then you may not access the website or use any services.

We reserve the right to update and revise any part of these Terms of Use. All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access and use of the Website. If such changes are material, we will notify you by posting notice of the changes on the Website, and/or, in our sole discretion, by email. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes as they are binding on you. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any revised Terms of Use constitutes acceptance and agreement to the changes.

1. Privacy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the www.GideonAkande.com website and Gideon Akande. By using the Website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase our services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age and gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the www.GideonAkande.com website. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from here so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of our website.

Use of your Personal Information

We collect and use your personal information to operate our website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services we offer. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. We may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Gideon Akande or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Gideon Akande; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our users, or the public.

2. Access to Website and Security

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website or any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. Further, we are not liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or period. In accessing the Website, you may be asked for certain personal information for registration. It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide is correct, current, and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with this Website is governed by our Privacy Policy, and you consent to all actions taken with respect to your information. If you choose or are provided with a user, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and notify us immediately if there has been an unauthorized use of your password or account. We reserve the right to refuse service and/or terminate accounts without prior notice if these Terms of Use are violated.

3. Accuracy of Information

We try to be as accurate as possible when describing our services on the Website, but do not warrant that the service descriptions, pricing and availability, or other content available on the Website are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. The material on this site is provided for general information only, and any reliance on said material is at your own risk. We therefore reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions (including after an order has been submitted) and to change or update information at any time without prior notice.

4. Intellectual Property

This Website, the Company name, logos, service marks and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement of), are owned by Gideon Akande, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by the United States and International copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, public display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Website. If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Website in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately. No right, title, or interest in or to the Website or any content is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Gideon Akande.

5. Prohibited Uses

You understand and agree that you will not do or attempt to do or cause any third party to do or attempt to do any of the following in connection with your use of the Website:

  • Send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the Content Standards.
  • Transmit, procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter” or “spam,” or any other solicitation.
  • Impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, its employees, or another user or entity.
  • Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website or expose them to liability.
  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any Website material; introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, server, or any server, computer, database connected to the Website.

6. User Contributions

The Website may contain message boards, chat rooms, personal web pages or profiles, forums, bulletin boards, contest entries, and other interactive features (collectively, “Interactive Services”) that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users (hereinafter, “post”) content or materials (collectively, “User Contributions”) on or through the Website. Any User Contribution to the Website is considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and by providing User Contribution, you grant us and our affiliates, service providers, and respective licensees, successors, and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material. You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit, not the Company, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness. We are not responsible or liable to any third party, for the content of accuracy of any User Contributions.

We reserve the right to remove any User Contribution for any or no reason; take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary in our sole discretion, including if we believe that the User Contribution violates The Terms of Use, Content Standards, infringes on any intellectual property right of any person/entity, or threatens the personal safety of users of the Website or the public; disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights; take appropriate legal action for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website; and terminate or suspend your access for violation of the Terms of Use.

7. Content Standards

These Content Standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User contributions must not:

  • Contain material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
  • Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
  • Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property rights.
  • Violate the legal rights (including rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to civil or criminal liability under applicable laws and regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with the Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.
  • Be likely to deceive any person.
  • Promote illegal activity, advocate, promote or assist an unlawful act.
  • Cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety to another person.
  • Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
  • Involve commercial activities or sales.

8. Copyright Infringement

We respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that a User Contribution copied content in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please email us at info@gideonakande.com, to notify us of a claimed infringement.

9. Third Party Website and Links

We are not responsible for the content of any third party sites even if they are linked to or from our Website. Links appearing on the Site are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by us, our parents, our subsidiaries, affiliates, or partners of the referenced content, product, service, or supplier. This includes links contained in advertisements, banner advertisements and sponsored links. Your use and access of these third party websites is at your own risk, as we have no control over the content of those sites or resources. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of the third party websites or any other websites linked to or from the Site, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products, or services of such websites, including without limitation, their privacy policies and terms of use. You should carefully review the privacy policies and terms and conditions of the third party websites you visit. We may disable any or all social media features and any links at any time and without notice in our discretion.

10. Disclaimer of Warranties

WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

11. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

12. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the Website's content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the Website.

13. Consent to Receive Notices Electronically by Posting on the Site and Via Email

You consent to receive any agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications (collectively, "Notices") to which these Terms of Use refer from us electronically, including without limitation by e-mail or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all Notices that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

14. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Website and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.

15. Limitation on Time to File Claim

Any cause of action or claim you may have arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or the Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise, such a cause of action or claim is permanently barred.

16. Waiver and Severability

No waiver of by the Company of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Company to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

17. Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and other relevant, incorporated documents or policies constitute the sole and entre agreement between you and Gideon Akande with respect to the Website and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties.

18. Comments and Concerns

All feedback, comments, questions, requests for technical support and other communications regarding the Website should be directed to: info@GideonAkande.com.