Terms and conditions
Agreement between user and www.dinsmoresteele.com
Welcome to www.dinsmoresteele.com. The www.dinsmoresteele.com website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Dinsmore Steele, LLC ("Dinsmore Steele"). www.dinsmoresteele.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of www.dinsmoresteele.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference. www.dinsmoresteele.com is a News and Information Site.
Dinsmore Steele helps small and medium size businesses shop, price and compare solutions for payroll, employee benefits, workers' compensation insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance and various business related insurances and human resource related service and support solutions.
Visiting www.dinsmoresteele.com or sending emails to Dinsmore Steele constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Dinsmore Steele does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use www.dinsmoresteele.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
www.dinsmoresteele.com may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Dinsmore Steele and Dinsmore Steele is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Dinsmore Steele is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Dinsmore Steele of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via www.dinsmoresteele.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.dinsmoresteele.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Dinsmore Steele may share such information and data with any third party with whom Dinsmore Steele has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of www.dinsmoresteele.com users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Dinsmore Steele or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Dinsmore Steele content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Dinsmore Steele and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Dinsmore Steele or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Dinsmore Steele from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Dinsmore Steele Content accessed through www.dinsmoresteele.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Dinsmore Steele, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Dinsmore Steele reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Dinsmore Steele in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. DINSMORE STEELE, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
DINSMORE STEELE, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. DINSMORE STEELE, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Dinsmore Steele reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in New York in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Dinsmore Steele as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Dinsmore Steele's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Dinsmore Steele's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Dinsmore Steele with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Dinsmore Steele with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Dinsmore Steele with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
Dinsmore Steele reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which http://www.dinsmoresteele.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Dinsmore Steele encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Dinsmore/Steele specializes in connecting its clients with vendors who provide a wide variety of services such as, but not limited to, Professional Employment Organizations (PEO), Human Resources Organizations (HRO), Administrative Service Organizations (ASO), payroll and insurance solutions, and more; and the Prospect/Client specifically authorizes Dinsmore/Steele to act as an intermediary to obtain proposals from vendors who are able to provide the services sought by the ProspectClient;
Services – Dinsmore/Steele agrees to obtain proposals from third-party vendors who can perform the services sought by the Prospect/Client. The Prospect/Client reserves the option to enter into a contract with a vendor introduced by Dinsmore/Steele. The Prospect/Client is under no obligation to enter into a contract with a vendor introduced by Dinsmore/Steele.
Relationship of the Parties – The Parties understand and agree that Dinsmore/Steele serves as an independent contractor. Dinsmore/Steele is not an agent or employee of any third-party vendor that it solicits proposals from on behalf of the Prospect/Client. Dinsmore/Steele is not acting in any fiduciary capacity to the Prospect/Client. Dinsmore/Steele is not an advocate for the interests of the Prospect/Client or any third-party vendor.
Due Diligence – Dinsmore/Steele routinely performs standard financial and legal background checks on the vendors that it solicits proposals from. Dinsmore/Steele however, does not vouch, recommend, or endorse these vendors. The Prospect/Client is ultimately responsible for performing its own due diligence with regard to a vendor prior to entering into a contract with said vendor.
Indemnification – The Prospect/Client hereby waives, forever releases, discharges, acquits, and covenants to hold harmless and give up any monetary claims and rights against Dinsmore/Steele, its officers, agents, employees, successors and assigns, for any claim it may have premised upon an action, omission, breach, or tort committed by a third-party vendor. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Prospect/Client agrees to defend (including attorney’s fees), pay on behalf of, indemnify, and hold harmless the Dinsmore/Steele, its officers, agents, employees, successors and assigns, against any and all claims, demands, suits or loss, including all costs connected therewith, and for any damages which may be asserted, claimed or recovered against or from the Broker, its officers, agents, employees, successors and assigns, which arise from any action, omission, breach, or tort committed.
Payment – The Prospect/Client will at no time owe any compensation to the Broker for the services performed under this Agreement and Release. If the Client enters into a contract with a third-party vendor introduced by Dinsmore/Steele, Dinsmore/Steele will receive compensation solely from the third-party vendor.
Choice of Law – This Agreement and Release shall be governed by the laws of New York and adjudicated in New York courts.
By using Dinsmore/Steele's web-based Request for Proposal (RFP) you agree to the terms set forth. If this is made by a corporation, its proper corporate officers sign and its corporate seal is affixed. This Agreement and Release may be executed in identical counterparts, each of which shall constitute an original and all of which shall constitute one and the same Agreement and Release.
Collection of your Personal Information
Dinsmore Steele may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Dinsmore Steele. 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 Dinsmore Steele website.
Dinsmore Steele encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Dinsmore Steele so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Dinsmore Steele is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Dinsmore Steele website.
Use of your Personal Information
Dinsmore Steele collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Dinsmore Steele may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Dinsmore Steele and its affiliates. Dinsmore Steele may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Dinsmore Steele does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Dinsmore Steele 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 Dinsmore Steele, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Dinsmore Steele may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Dinsmore Steele, in order to determine what Dinsmore Steele services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Dinsmore Steele to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Dinsmore Steele 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 Dinsmore Steele or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Dinsmore Steele; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Dinsmore Steele, or the public.
The Dinsmore Steele website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Dinsmore Steele pages, or register with Dinsmore Steele site or services, a cookie helps Dinsmore Steele to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Dinsmore Steele website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Dinsmore Steele features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Dinsmore Steele services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Dinsmore Steele secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Children Under Thirteen
Dinsmore Steele does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Dinsmore Steele by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by selecting unsubscribe from email communication.
Changes to this Statement
Dinsmore Steele will occasionally update Terms and Conditions to reflect company and customer feedback. Dinsmore Steele encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Dinsmore Steele is protecting your information.
Dinsmore Steele welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Dinsmore Steele has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Dinsmore Steele at:
Dinsmore Steele, LLC
244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1522
New York, New York 10001
Effective as of July 01, 2015