Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the website of the LexDAO (“LexDAO,” “we,” or “us”) located at https://lexdao.coop(“Site”). LexDAO is an unincorporated nonprofit association under Wyo. Stat. Title 17, Ch. 22 of the laws of the State of Wyoming. This website is provided to you (“You” or “User”), subject to the following Terms and Conditions, as modified and updated from time to time. LexDAO and You, collectively reffered to as "the Parties".

  1. Acceptance and Updates. Supplemental Terms.

These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) and the Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) govern your use of our Site and by accessing or using our Site you agree to comply with and be bound by them. If you do not agree to the Terms and the Privacy Policy, you must immediately terminate use of the Site. You acknowledge and agree that we have the right in our sole discretion at any time with or without notice and in whole or in part to modify or terminate our Site. We may update these Terms from time to time, so please review them regularly. Your continued use of our Site after updated Terms have been posted represents your consent to the updated Terms. We reserve the right to notify you of updated Terms by other means. Please note that certain areas of our Site, particularly the area which governs the membership acquisition procedure, may offer features and information that are governed by supplemental policies and terms (“Supplemental Terms”) which are therein specifically contained. Supplemental Terms listed elsewhere on our Site are hereby incorporated into these Terms and govern your use of those features and related activities together with these Terms.

  1. Privacy. Please read carefully our Privacy Policy, which is a part of these Terms.

  2. Copyright and Trademarks

All content on our Site is protected by copyright and owned by LexDAO. Unless otherwise specified, you may reproduce the Site content only for your personal use on the condition you do not alter the Site content or remove or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices or attribution. If you wish to use any Site content in another manner, please contact us. LexDAO retains all rights in its name, logos and trademarks (“Trademarks”), whether or not registered. You may not use our Trademarks without our prior written permission and in any manner that is likely to cause confusion about whether we are the source of or sponsor of or endorser of a product, service, or activity. If you wish to use one of our Trademarks, please contact xxx@lexdao to request permission. All other Trademarks displayed on our Site are the property of their respective owners.

  1. Use of the Site By accessing our Site, you warrant that you: will not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; will not reproduce or resell any part or item of the Site; will use our Site only as explicitly authorized and in compliance with these Terms and our policies made available to you; will not use any part of the Site for any revenue generating endeavor, commercial enterprise, or other purpose other than your personal, non-commercial use; will not make use of any robot, spider, site search or retrieval application, or other manual or automatic means or process to retrieve, extract, index, or data mine any data or content on our Site or in any way reproduce parts of the Site; will not imply or state that you are a member of LexDAO, unless you prove valid membership, or we endorse any statements, actions, goods, services, or activities; and will not bypass or circumvent (or attempt to bypass or circumvent) any measures we may use to restrict access to any part of our Site.

  2. Site Content and Disclaimer, Indemnity and Release LexDAO presents the information on this Site as a service to our members and other members of the web 3.0 community or, generally speaking, the internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not, and has not to be construed as, legal advice. [this needs to be highlighted and expanded. add in the language from t&C of Rocket Lawyer and Legal Zoom!] Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this Site or other sites to which we refer or link. Our Site is offered “as is” and “as available”. To the maximum extent permitted under law, we disclaim all express and implied warranties of any kind with respect to our Site. We make no representation or warranties about the accuracy, quality, completeness, timeliness, suitability or reliability of content or information available through our Site or through links to third party sites. LexDAO does not warrant that the Site service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software or other material available on or accessible through the Web site is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful components. We reserve the right to correct or amend any errors, inaccuracies, or defects related to our Site. If you rely on our Site you do that entirely at your own risk. LexDAO and its members, directors, officers, employees and agents are not liable for any claim of any nature whatsoever based on any loss, damage, liability, injury arising from the your use of the Site, from any third party site or from your breach of these Terms. Our aggregate liability to you for any direct or other damages of any nature arising out of your use, or inability to use, our Site will not be greater than XXX. Some jurisdictions do not allow a limitation of liability, so that these limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Indemnity and Release. ______ [add in indeminifcation language].

  3. General Provisions These Terms, which include the Privacy Policy, are the complete agreement between you and LexDAO regarding your use of our Site and related services and activities and supersede all other prior agreements (oral or written) regarding its subject matter except that you will also be governed by any (A) Supplemental Terms we provide in connection with particular other areas of the Site or features or services; and (B) additional agreements we enter into with respect to specific activities (e.g., submitting an article). These Terms are governed by and should be construed according to the laws of the State XXX (without regard to conflict of law rules or principles of the State of XXX, or any other jurisdiction that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction). If you choose to access our Site from jurisdictions other than the United States, you are responsible for complying with any applicable local laws. These Terms create no joint venture, agency, partnership or similar relationship.
    By accessing this Site you confirm and guarantee us that you neither are an OFAC SDN (specially designated nationals) nor a person included in any list of international sanctioned individuals or connected to an entity included in any list of international sanctioned entities. When using the Site, you will not directly or indirectly _________ [include here refrain from hacks, illegal use, etc. ].

  4. Dispute Resolution. Arbitration Include: NO class action lawsutis. Each claimaint must pursue in his or her individual capacity. You agree that to resolve any dispute, controversy, or claim relating in any way to your access or use of the Site, you will engage in good-faith efforts to resolve such disputes with LexDAO prior to initiating an arbitration. You must initiate this dispute resolution process by sending a letter describing the nature of your claim and desired resolution to: XXX. Both parties agree to meet and confer personally, by telephone, or by remote conference service (“Conference”) to discuss the dispute and attempt in good faith to reach a mutually beneficial outcome that avoids the expenses of arbitration or, where applicable, litigation. Should the dispute resolution fail, the Parties agree to arbitration. you or LexDAO may enforce an arbitration. The Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this Arbitration Agreement. To begin an arbitration proceeding after participating in the dispute resolution process, you must send a letter requesting arbitration and describing your claim to LexDAO at XXX. The arbitration will be conducted by JAMS, an established alternative dispute resolution provider. Disputes involving claims and counterclaims under $250,000, not inclusive of attorneys’ fees and interest, shall be subject to JAMS’s most current version of the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and the JAMS Consumer Minimum Standards then in effect; all other claims shall be subject to JAMS’s most current version of the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures and the JAMS Consumer Minimum Standards then in effect. If JAMS is not available to arbitrate, the parties will select _________must be thean alternative arbitral forum [select the alternative jx]. The arbitrator shall have exclusive authority to (a) determine the scope and enforceability of this Arbitration Agreement and (b) resolve any dispute related to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability, or formation of this Arbitration Agreement including, but not limited to, any claim that all or any part of this Arbitration Agreement is void or voidable. The arbitration will decide the rights and liabilities, if any, of you and LexDAO. The arbitration proceeding will not be consolidated with any other matters or joined with any other cases or parties. The arbitrator shall have the authority to grant motions dispositive of all or part of any claim. The arbitrator shall have the authority to award monetary damages and to grant any non-monetary remedy or relief available to an individual under applicable law, the arbitral forum’s rules, and these Terms. The arbitrator shall issue a written award and statement of decision describing the essential findings and conclusions on which the award is based, including the calculation of any damages awarded. The arbitrator has the same authority to award relief on an individual basis that a judge in a court of law would have. The award of the arbitrator is final and binding upon you and us.

  5. Minors – add in paragraph – Persons younger than the age of 18 are considered minors, and must be under the care of a parent or guardian unless they are emancipated.
    You and LexDAO hereby waive any constitutional and statutory rights to sue in court and have a trial in front of a judge or a jury. All claims and disputes within the scope of this arbitration agreement must be arbitrated on an individual basis and not on a representative or collective class basis. Under the arbitration procedures outlined in this section, an arbitrator shall not combine or consolidate more than one party’s claims without the written consent of all affected parties to an arbitration proceeding.

Last revised Mar 26, 2023