Terms & Conditions

California Legal Disclaimer

Every matter is different; similar results may not be obtained in your matter. The information contained within is general in nature and may not apply to any specific factual or legal circumstances, and should not be construed as a guarantee, warrantee or prediction that a similar outcome could be expected if the matter or facts occurred again. Willbanks and Wood, PLC, neither represents that the information presented is up-to-date, nor that it represents the state of the law in any jurisdiction. This information is not intended to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney. No person should act or rely on any information on any website without seeking the advice of an attorney. Information set forth herein may be modified at any time without notice or liability.

Willbanks and Wood, PLC, makes no warranty, express or implied, about the correctness, accuracy or reliability of the information set forth herein or in any other website to which this site may be linked. Any reader’s use of the information set forth in the site is at the reader’s own risk. Willbanks and Wood, PLC, reserves the right to decline any representation and not to accept any particular matter, for any reason whatsoever or for no reason, and shall be required to justify or explain any such refusal.

This site is expressly and solely for viewers in California, or persons seeking to engage counsel in California. In some jurisdictions, this site may be considered advertising for lawyers; hiring a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on written representations as to any lawyer’s qualifications or experience.

Willbanks and Wood, PLC, is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Any communication via this website shall not, in absence of an established relationship, constitute an attorney-client privileged communication, and may not be either secure or confidential.

This Disclaimer shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, as applied to agreements made and to be performed solely therein. Disputes arising hereunder shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the Superior Court, San Joaquin County, State of California.

Website Information Disclaimer

The content of the Willbanks and Wood Website is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. Willbanks and Wood tries to provide content that is true and accurate as of the date of writing; however, we give no assurance or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, or applicability of any of the contents.

Willbanks & Wood accepts no responsibility for and excludes all liability in connection with browsing this Website, use of information or downloading any materials from it, including but not limited to any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or misleading or defamatory statements. The information at this Website might include opinions or views which, unless expressly stated otherwise, are not necessarily those of Willbanks and Wood or any person in relation to whom they would have any liability or responsibility.

Willbanks & Wood hereby excludes liability for any claims, losses, demands, or damages of any kind whatsoever with regard to any information, content, or services provided at our Website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential loss or damages, compensatory damages, loss of profits, or data, or otherwise.

Web Portal

Willbanks and Wood employs a third party vendor to provide a secure web portal (“Web Portal”) for use in submission of information pursuant to a request from a user for services.  This Web Portal is located at virtuallawdesk.com (“Web Vendor”), and it provided through a contractual arrangement between Willbanks and Wood and Web Vendor for certain security and privacy requirements at or better than state of the industry. Though we collect no Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) through the services provided by Web Vendor, the user is required to transmit information required to complete the services requested.  This Web Vendor, and the Web Portal which they maintain for Willbanks and Wood, shall not be considered an ‘external website’ or ‘external link’ for the purposes of this notice (the Willbanks and Wood “Website”, and the “Web Portal”, collectively, “Websites”).

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference within the Website to any specific commercial or non-commercial product, process, or service by tradename, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Willbanks and Wood, The views and opinions of the authors of content published on our Website does not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of Willbanks and Wood or its staff. References to books, software, websites, or products are specific suggestions only and do not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement.

Disclaimer for Links or pointers to External, Third Party Websites Links to external, or third party websites.

Such links and/or pointers are provided solely for visitors’ convenience. Links or pointers taken to other websites are done so at your own risk and Willbanks and Wood accepts no liability for any linked sites or their content. When you access an external website, keep in mind that Willbanks and Wood has no control over its content. Any link or pointer from the Willbanks and Wood Website to an external website does not imply or mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or the use of such website.

Willbanks and Wood does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on a linked website; does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites; does not endorse the views they express or the products / services they offer; cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website. Willbanks and Wood is not responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites, including but not limited to cookies.

Willbanks and Wood does not give any representation regarding the quality, safety, suitability, or reliability of any external websites or any of the content or materials contained in them. It is important for users to take necessary precautions, especially to ensure appropriate safety from viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other potentially destructive items. We strongly recommend that you review the policies of any outside websites you visit from this site, since you will be subject to the privacy, security, and accessibility policies of those other sites, once you leave whw-law.com.

Content and Links Disclaimer

The pages on whw-law.com may include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. Willbanks & Wood provides these links and pointers solely for our visitors' information and convenience. When visitors select a link to an outside website, they are leaving the whw-law.com site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.

Willbanks & Wood seeks to ensure that all content and information published at our website is current and accurate. The information does not in any way constitute legal or professional advice and Willbanks & Wood cannot be held liable for actions arising from its use.

Willbanks & Wood will not knowingly link to any website that exhibits hate, bias, or discrimination. Furthermore, Willbanks & Wood reserves the right to deny or remove any link that contains misleading information or unsubstantiated claims, or is determined to be in conflict with any Willbanks & Wood policies.

Willbanks & Wood accepts no responsibility for and excludes all liability in connection with browsing this Website, use of information or downloading any materials from it, including but not limited to any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or misleading or defamatory statements. In addition, Willbanks & Wood cannot be held responsible for the contents of any externally linked pages.

Online Privacy

This privacy notice discloses the website privacy practices of Willbanks and Wood PLC (“Firm”) for:

  • its website whw-law.com (“Website”), and
  • Firm services provided through our vendor www.virtuallawdesk.com (“Web Portal”)

(collectively “Websites”), to provide services specifically identified by you. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by the Websites. We wish to notify you of the following:

  • What Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”), if any, is collected from you through the Websites, how it is, or may be used, and with whom or what entity(ies) it may be shared;
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data;
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information; and
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

Willbanks and Wood PLC is the sole owner of the information collected on or from the Websites. The Firm only has access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via our Websites, email or other direct contact from you. The Firm will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

The Firm will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to process and/or arrange payment for a service request from you. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our Websites:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via our Websites, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us or our merchant service provider in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to PII. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at reception@whw-law.com or (209) 830-9191 and asking for the privacy policy administrator.

Registration 

In order to use the Willbanks and Wood Web Portal hosted at www.virtuallawdesk.com, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest, as well as populate information into certain documents which you are requesting Willbanks and Wood to generate at your specific direction. In light of the services that Willbanks and Wood provides, demographic information is generally required in order for the Firm to complete the services you are requesting.

Cookies 

We use “cookies” on our Websites. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once in a given session, thereby saving time while on our Websites. Though Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site, we do not employ cookies for this purpose. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any PII on our site.

Our Web Vendor (www.virtuallawdesk.com) may use cookies in order to validate their services and performance, to ensure the quality, integrity, and security of the services they provide the Firm. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

Sharing

We share aggregated demographic information with our Web Vendor in order to provide services at your specific request. We use a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. This vendor does not retain, share, store or use PII for any secondary purposes beyond billing for your order.

Billing

For all matters that are not submitted via our Web Portal, please refer to the ‘Retainer Agreement’ signed by you and a representative of the Firm regarding billing practices.

Refund Policy

For all matters not submitted through our Web Portal, please refer to the ‘Retainer Agreement’ signed by you and a representative of the Firm regarding our refund policy.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, please feel free to contact us at reception@whw-law.com, or (209) 830-9191, and we will be pleased to assist.

 

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