Term of Use

These Terms of Use, along with all other terms (collectively “Terms”) provided by Next & Nexus Law Office (“Next & Nexus”) on the website located at www.nextandnexus.com, and subject to change from time to time, stipulate the terms and conditions under which you may access the Next & Nexus website, its Facebook page and any communication channels so offered (“Next & Nexus Site”). By accessing and/or using the Next & Nexus Site, including using the data, text, forms, other materials made available or enabled via the Next & Nexus Site (“Next & Nexus Materials”), you agree to be bound by the Terms.

1. No Legal Advice.

The Next & Nexus Site is an online legal portal that provides users with legal information and certain self-help forms. The Next & Nexus Site is not intended to constitute specific legal, tax or accounting advice or to be a substitute for advice from qualified professionals. The Next & Nexus Site is general in nature, and the Next & Nexus Materials may not reflect the most recent developments in the law, may not be accurate in or applicable to your jurisdiction, and may not pertain to your specific circumstances, you should not act or refrain from acting based on any Next & Nexus Materials without first obtaining advice from qualified professionals.

2. No Attorney-Client Relationship.

Next & Nexus has a policy of entering into attorney-client relationships with its clients only in accordance with certain procedures, including conducting conflict check and executing a retainer/engagement agreement as required by the Taipei Bar Association where Next & Nexus maintains its main office. You agree that your access and/or use of the Next & Nexus Site and any communications between you and Next & Nexus through the Next & Nexus Site do not create an attorney-client relationship between us. You acknowledge that the Internet is generally insecure media of communication, and Next & Nexus cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communications between you and Next & Nexus through the Next & Nexus Site. You should not send us any confidential information in connection with your use of the Next & Nexus Site, and whatever you disclose to us will not be treated as privileged or confidential unless you have executed a retainer/engagement agreement with Next & Nexus.

3. No Advertising or Solicitation.

The Next & Nexus Site is not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation, but may be deemed an advertisement in certain jurisdictions. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Each representation has unique facts and circumstances that may impact results.

4. Ownership.

You acknowledge that the Next & Nexus Site is protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, and that these worldwide rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies now existing or hereafter developed. You agree to comply with all intellectual property laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Next & Nexus Site. Unless otherwise noted, you are granted a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License to access and use the materials owned and made available by Next & Nexus on the Next & Nexus Site for your informational, non-commercial and personal/business use only and may not be sold or redistributed without the express written consent of Next & Nexus. You understand that download, reproduction or otherwise use of any Next & Nexus Materials is neither legal nor tax advice nor does it constitute the practice of law, and that such Next & Nexus Materials are not customized to your particular needs. You shall not alter or remove any copyright and trademark notices from any Next & Nexus Materials. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of the provisions of these Terms. We may hyperlink to or otherwise make third-party information available on the Next & Nexus Site. If you decide to access linked third party sites, you do so at your own risk, and you should refer to the separate terms of use, privacy policies, and other rules posted on the third-party sites.

5. Disclaimer of Warranties.

You expressly understand and agree that the Next & Nexus Site, including the Next & Nexus Materials, are provided free-of-charge on an as-is and as-available basis with all faults, and that, to the extent permitted under applicable law, your use of the Next & Nexus Site, including any Next & Nexus Materials, is at your own risk. Next & Nexus and its partners, employees and agents (collectively, “Next & Nexus Parties”) expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, related to the Next & Nexus Site, including the Next & Nexus Materials, including but not limited to, the implied terms, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. You understand and agree that in no event shall any of the Next & Nexus Parties be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential, arising out of or in connection with the Next & Nexus Site whether or not Next & Nexus has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You should consult with qualified professionals to determine the appropriate legal or business documents necessary for your particular transactions, as the Next & Nexus Materials provide only samples and may not be applicable to a particular situation.

6. Responsibility for User Content.

You acknowledge that you, and not Next & Nexus, are entirely responsible for all information, messages, comments and other materials that you upload, post or otherwise make available through the Next & Nexus Site (“Your Content,” and collectively with any third-party content, “Content”). You acknowledge that Next & Nexus has no obligation to pre-screen Content, although Next & Nexus reserves the right in its sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse or remove any Content. You acknowledge and agree that you have no expectation of privacy concerning the transmission of Your Content. Next & Nexus has no obligation to store any Content made available on the Next & Nexus Site.

7. Acceptable Use Policy.

As a condition of use, you agree not to use the Next & Nexus Site for any purpose that is prohibited by the Terms or by applicable law. You shall not (and shall not permit any third party to) take any action that: (a) is unlawful or otherwise infringes any right of any person or entity; (b) constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email; (c) involves commercial activities and/or sales without Next & Nexus’ prior written consent, such as contests, barter, or sweepstakes; (d) impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of Next & Nexus; (e) interferes with, or attempts to interfere with, the proper functioning of the Next & Nexus Site or uses the Next & Nexus Site in any way not expressly permitted by the Terms; or (f) attempts to engage in, or engages in, any potentially harmful acts that are directed against the Next & Nexus Site, including but not limited to violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Next & Nexus Site, using manual or automated software or other means to access, scrape, crawl or spider any pages contained in the Next & Nexus Site, introducing viruses, worms, or similar harmful code into the Next & Nexus Site, or interfering or attempting to interfere with use of the Next & Nexus Site by any other user, host or network, including by means of overloading, flooding, spamming, mail bombing, or crashing the Next & Nexus Site.

8. Dispute Resolution.

The Terms, and any action related thereto will be governed and interpreted by and under the laws of Taiwan, without giving effect to any conflict-of-law principles. Any claim or dispute arising out of or related to the Terms or your use of the Next & Nexus Materials shall be brought exclusively to the Taiwan Taipei District Court for the first instance.

9. Termination.

Notwithstanding any of the Terms, Next & Nexus reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Next & Nexus Site, and to block or prevent your future access to the Next & Nexus Site.