Terms of Use

Welcome to the website of Daily General Counsel, PLLC (DailyGC™). The information on this page governs your use of our website. Please read it carefully. Your use of the website represents your acknowledgement that you understand the Terms of Use set forth below as well as your agreement to comply with these Terms. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT AND ABIDE BY THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE OR ITS INFORMATION. Also, please note that we may change these Terms of Use from time to time without otherwise providing notice. Your continued use of this website after any such change will constitute your acceptance of the change. YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THIS WEBSITE TO ENGAGE OUR SERVICES, YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT. Please read the following information carefully.

1.  No Attorney-Client Relationship.  The transmission and/or receipt of information contained on this website is not an invitation to enter, and does not create, an attorney-client relationship by the recipient or user with DailyGC™. Any use of the information contained on this website or from the transmittal of information subscribed from this website does not give you a reasonable basis to believe that that such use creates an attorney-client relationship. Anyone viewing or receiving information from this website should not act on it or rely upon it without first seeking professional counsel from an attorney practicing in his or her particular locale. If you would like DailyGC™ to represent you, then you should proceed to the “Hire Us Now” section of our website and follow the procedures there for engaging our services.

2.  Transmission of Information.  All materials on this website are provided by DailyGC™ on a blind basis to website visitors, for general informational purposes only, and they do not contain legal advice, legal opinions or any other form of advice regarding any specific industry, individual, entity, facts or circumstances, nor do they represent an undertaking to keep recipients advised of subsequent legal developments. The application and impact of relevant laws and cases will vary by locale and individual circumstances. If you email or otherwise provide information, materials or documents prior to hiring us, we may not be able to treat that information as privileged, confidential or protected information. In addition, we can represent a party adverse to you even if the information you submit to us could be used against you in that matter. From time to time, DailyGC™ may offer to provide information or materials via email or otherwise to interested persons. We reserve the right, in our absolute and sole discretion, to reject any requests for such information or materials, or to discontinue the provision of such information or materials to any person, for any reason whatsoever. When you provide your e-mail address to DailyGC™, we may periodically send you relevant alerts and newsletters by e-mail. To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we may receive a confirmation when you open an e-mail from us or click on a link included in one of these emails, if your computer supports such capabilities. Instructions on how to unsubscribe are included in each e-mail.

3.  Limitation of Liability.  Although DailyGC™ makes reasonable efforts to keep material on this website current, we also know that laws, regulations, other legal authorities and other information change quickly and may not be fully reflected on this website without delay. Therefore, you should not act upon any information on this website without first seeking professional counsel. DailyGC™ makes no warranties, representations or claims of any kind with respect to any of the information on this website, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness and suitability for any purpose of this information. The content of this website may be considered advertising for legal services under the laws and rules of some jurisdictions. Under no circumstance shall DailyGC™ be liable to you or anyone else as a result of damages from your access or use of material on this website.

4.  Links.  Some links within our website may lead you to other websites. DailyGC™ does not have control over those websites and is not responsible for their content or your reliance on the information contained there. Our links to third-party websites do not create an endorsement or approval of any content on those websites. Once you go to a third-party website, you do so at your own risk. You are subject to the terms, conditions of use, cookie and privacy policies of the third-party site.

5.  Copyright.  DailyGC™ claims a copyright to the material on this website. You may use this material only for personal informational purposes. If you wish to use the material for any other purposes, you must have the written consent of DailyGC™ to do so.  All rights reserved.  Copyright 2013.

6. Limitations on Use.  The owners of any email addresses published on this website do not wish to receive, and you are prohibited from sending them, unsolicited commercial email messages for services or products to any email addresses provided on this site. While using this website you will comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. In addition, DailyGC™ expects users to respect the rights and dignity of others. Your use of this website is conditioned on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in this section. Your failure to comply with such rules may result in termination of your access to the website. You agree that you will not:

  • Attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of this site.
  • Forge any email addresses relating to this website.
  • Use the website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose.
  • Use the website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity, or harvest or collect personally identifiable information about other users of the website.
  • Impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with the website.
  • Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the website or the servers or networks used to make the website available, or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks.
  • Transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the website any virus, worm, spyware, malware or other computer code, file, or program that is harmful or invasive or that may be or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other person from using the website by hacking or defacing any portion of the website.
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to the website.
  • Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the website.
  • Remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice from the website or materials originating from the website.
  • Frame or mirror any part of the website without our express prior written consent.
  • Create a database by systematically downloading and storing website content.
  • Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine,” or in any way gather website content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the website without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, DailyGC™ grants the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator’s public online search service.

You are responsible for all damages and costs resulting from these actions in any way and from any illegal actions involving this website whether or not specified here. If you have any questions about your obligations set out here, you should contact DailyGC™ to clarify your questions.

7.  Indemnification.  You must defend, indemnify and hold harmless DailyGC™ from any claims, damages, costs and expenses resulting from your failure to comply with terms set out here. If you have any questions about this obligation, you should contact DailyGC™ to clarify your questions.

8.  Privacy Statement.  Like most website operators, DailyGC™ collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use our website. Certain visitors to DailyGC’s™ website choose to interact with the website in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, DailyGC™ collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with us. DailyGC™ does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities or receiving certain publications. DailyGC™ discloses personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, and contractors that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on DailyGC’s™ behalf or to provide services available at DailyGC’s™ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. DailyGC™ will not rent or sell personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees and contractors as described above, DailyGC™ discloses personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when necessary to protect the property or rights of DailyGC™, third parties, or the public at large. DailyGC™ uses reasonable measures to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

9.  Cookies.  A cookie is a string of information, including a unique reference code, that a website stores on a visitor’s computer when visiting a website and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. A number of cookies we use will last only for the duration of your Web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies last longer and are used to recognize your computer when you return to the site. We use cookies for the following reasons:

  • Managing your login session so you can move easily from one page to another within the website and so that your page requests are loaded in smooth and secure manner.
  • To collect statistical information about how you use the website and your browsing experience so that we can improve the website and our services.  To remember that you have used the website before; this means we can establish the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the Web site.

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. In addition to cookies, we may use small image files called Pixel Gifs/Web beacons so that we know when you open an email from us or click on a link included in one of these emails. This helps us to understand whether particular content is of interest. Instructions on how to unsubscribe are included in each email. Please note that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our website you may not be able to take full advantage of the site. Please also note that new services using cookies may be added to our website from time to time. We aim to keep the cookies information as accurate as possible and use all reasonable efforts to regularly review and update the details. When we update these details, we will post changes on this page or on other pages of our website.

10.  IRS Circular 230 Disclosure.  To comply with certain U.S. Treasury regulations, DailyGC™ informs you that unless expressly stated otherwise, any U.S. federal tax advice contained on this website or provided to you through this website is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding any penalties that may be imposed on such taxpayer by the Internal Revenue Service, or to promote, market or recommend any matter. If any such tax advice is used or referred to by other parties, then the taxpayer should seek advice based on the taxpayer’s particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor.

11.  Enforcement of Terms and Conditions.  DailyGC™ is a Professional Limited Liability Company created pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These Terms of Use are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the Massachusetts, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted in Boston, Massachusetts, under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding this, application may be made to any court for a judicial acceptance of the award or order of enforcement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, DailyGC™ shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief, security, or other equitable remedies from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts or any other court of competent jurisdiction. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. DailyGC™ may, at its sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting. In the event you believe that this website does not comply with the rules of the state where you reside, you should seek information about the services provided by DailyGC™ directly from us. Jan A. Glassman is responsible for the contents of this website. The principal office of Daily General Counsel, PLLC, is located at 12 Stedman Street, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446.  Our phone number is (800) 296-7681.


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PRIORITY ISSUES DESCRIPTIONS
At DailyGC, we provide legal advice and counsel on the full range of legal problems and legal-related business issues that small businesses and startups routinely face in their management, sales, operations and administration. The following are examples of these kinds of problems. You may use these descriptions on your Priority Issues Identifier Form� or you may write your own descriptions.
Business Contracts and Relations:
� Customer Contracts and Disputes
� Vendor Contracts and Disputes
� Collections
� Bank/Lender Relations and Issues
� Landlord/Tenant Relations and Issues
� Bonding/Insurance
� Nondisclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
� Procurement and Management of Outside Counsel
Employment:
� Recruiting/Hiring Practices
� Employment Agreements
� Employee Compensation and Benefits
� Employee Manuals, Policies and Procedures
� Compliance with Government-Required Benefits Programs
� Payroll Compliance with Court Orders
� Discrimination and Harassment Claims
� Management and Discipline of Problem Employees
� Terminations
� Unemployment Insurance Claims
� COBRA Procedures
� Hiring Independent Contractors
Dispute Resolution:
� Case Analysis and Assessment
� Mediation/Arbitration
� Strategies for Litigation, Discovery and Negotiation
� Settlement Analysis
General Corporate:
� Entity formation
� Corporate Governance and Record-Keeping
� Shareholder Relations
� Compliance with Governmental Regulations
� Compliance with Corporate Contractual Obligations
� Contract Review, Analysis and Negotiation Coaching