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ASTC Website Terms of Use Policy

ASTC Website Terms of Use Policy

The following terms and conditions govern your access of the American Society of Trial Consultants, Inc. ("ASTC") database. You will be deemed to have indicated your acceptance of the terms of this agreement by clicking "Accept" below and completing the online ordering process. If you do not wish to accept and be governed by this agreement, then do not complete the online ordering process.


Subject to the terms and conditions herein, ASTC hereby grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive right and license to access content on the website (the "Members Only Content") on a "password restricted" basis, and in connection with such access, to download, print, copy, use, reformat, analyze and display content for your internal business purposes only, including use of Members Only Content. You may not engage in any commercial sale, redistribution, broadcast or transfer of the Members Only Content, or any part thereof. You may not use the Members Only Content or any part thereof, in another searchable database. Except as permitted herein, you agree not to rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, transfer, copy, reproduce, display, modify, store, or time-share the Members Only Content, or any part thereof, except with other authorized members of ASTC. ASTC reserves all rights not expressly granted to you.


ASTC is the sole owner of the Members Only Content, including any adaptations or copies thereof, and including all associated intellectual property rights. ASTC claims U.S. and foreign copyright ownership with respect to the Members Only Content.


You assume sole responsibility for the security of passwords issued to you. A password is valid for use only by the person/organization to which it is issued. If you believe that any password is being used by someone other than as authorized hereunder, you must notify ASTC immediately.


DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. Access and use of the Members Only Content as permitted herein is at your sole risk. The Members Only Content, and all information therein contained, is provided on an "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE basis without warranty, express or implied, of any kind or nature. You are solely responsible for determining whether your access and use of the Members Only Content will achieve the results you desire. You are also responsible for complying with all local, state and federal laws pertaining to the use and disclosure of any data in the Members Only Content. ASTC is not responsible for obsolescence of the Members Only Content, or any part thereof, that may result from changes in your requirements, or changes in law. ASTC SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


In no event shall ASTC be liable to you or any third party for any consequential, indirect, special, cover or incidental damages, even if ASTC has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage. ASTC’s liability to you shall in any event be limited to fees paid by you to ASTC during the 6-month period preceding the event giving rise to the claim.


The laws of the State of Illinois shall govern this Agreement, notwithstanding any conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to submit any dispute hereunder to the jurisdiction of the Illinois State courts in and for Cook County, Illinois, or the Federal District court for the Northern District of Illinois.


This Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties and supersedes all proposals or prior agreements, oral or written, and all other communications between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof.

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