Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Users may post comments to the articles on this blog (also referred to as “the site”).  Any comment may be screened in advance by the administrator.  The administrator has the sole discretion to decide whether to allow a comment to post to the site, or to allow a comment to remain posted on the site.  A user cannot require the administrator to allow the comment to post or to remain on the site.  The administrator may close any article to comments at any time.

A user shall not post illegal content or post material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others.  See the page on DMCA take-down notices.

By submitting a comment, to the extent required, the user provides Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, and Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen LLC, each with an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, no-cost, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, publish, or republish the comment in any format as they deem fit.  They also may sub-license, assign, or transfer this license in their sole discretion.

Please be aware that the blog and comments on the blog are visible to the public.  Post comments at your own risk.  Any seeking to post a comment should avoid submitting any confidential or private information, or any other information the person does not want made public.  Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen LLC, and the authors of the posts are not responsible for any waiver of privilege or confidentiality caused by someone posting or attempting to post a comment.  The administrator is not responsible for screening comments for such information, or to advise the person submitting the comment about this risk.

Privacy Policy

Anyone signing up as a user or who posts or attempts to post comments may be providing the site with identifying information.  The information may include the person’s IP address, email address, name, and other information.  Any information provided may not be treated as private or confidential information.  Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, and Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen LLC may retain and use that information: (1) to protect their respective interests, including by disclosing the information; (2) to cooperate with a lawful inquiry from a law enforcement agency; and (3) in response to a subpoena or court order.  The information may be transferred to any successor or assignee of Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, and Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen, LLC.

It is possible that  information may be collected by third parties over whom Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, or Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen LLC have no control.  Accessing this site, or posting or attempting to post comments means you assume this risk and relieve the authors of posts, Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, and Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen LLC of any liability for how those third parties handle that information.

This site is intended for use by persons who are at least 13 years of age.  We do not knowingly collect identifying information of those under 13 years of age.  If you are the parent or guardian of a person under 13 years old whom you believe provided identifying information to this site, please contact the administrator in writing as soon as possible.

Disputes

By accessing this site, posting comments, or attempting to post comments, you agree that any claim or dispute with Matthew Macy, Macy Law Firm PC, or Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen LLC, arising from or related to this site (blog), shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia, regardless of any conflicts of laws principles.  The sole venue for such claims or disputes shall be the state and federal courts having jurisdiction over Cobb County, State of Georgia, USA.