The Service is comprised of (i) the Company website, currently located at www.CustomLabelsDepot.com (and/or any successor or additional website(s) owned or operated by or for Company); (ii) the servers operated by or on behalf of Company; (iv) custom printing services provided by Company; and/or (v) any other technology and/or services that Company provides to You. The Service may be distributed through any media format through any media channel and/or via any media device. The Service may allow You to make custom designs, to make modifications to Company’s existing designs, or to make other content and other material. All materials created or posted or published by You are referred to as “User Material.” All content made available to You by the Company is referred to as “Content” (as further explained below) and includes the documents, forms, templates, and other content materials that may be uploaded to the Service or otherwise provided to You by Company, along with any other material including, without limitation, text, software, scripts, graphics, images, audio, information and interactive features. User Material and Content are collectively referred to as “User Material and Content.”
Registration is not required to upload and view User Material and Content provided as part of the Service. However, You are required to register with the Company if You wish to purchase products using the Service.
Rights in User Material and Content
You retain all of Your rights in Your User Material. You shall be solely responsible for Your User Material, whether created by or for You, and the consequences of posting or publishing it on the Service. You may not submit User Material that contains any pornographic, infringing, hate-related, violent or illegal content. You may only upload and publish or permit Company upload and publish on Your behalf, User Material on the Service for which You have sufficient rights and licenses to permit the distribution of Your User Material via the Service. You expressly represent and warrant that You either own or have secured the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to enable Company to include the User Material as part of the Service and in the manner contemplated by these TOU. You acknowledge that You have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality with respect to Your User Material. You warrant that all moral rights to the User Material You submit have been waived. At all times, in using the Service, You must observe and abide by these TOU, as they may be amended from time to time.
The content accessible through the Service, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (collectively, the “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (the “Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Company, and subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. Except as set forth in these TOU, the Content, Marks, and User Material are provided to You AS IS for Your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any purposes whatsoever except as set forth in these TOU. Company reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service and the Content. If You download or print a copy of the Content or User Material, You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in or on such content and material. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or User Material. .
User Material: By submitting, posting, uploading, emailing or otherwise providing User Material to Company, You hereby grant Company a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, modify, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, publish, perform and transmit the User Material in connection with the Service and Company’s (and its successor’s) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access Your User Material through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Material as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these TOU.
Trademarks: You hereby grant Company, a non-exclusive, royalty-free right to reproduce and display Your logos, trademarks, trade names and other similar identifying material (the “Marks”) solely for the purposes of promoting, marketing and/or displaying Your User Material and, to grant sublicenses thereto on the same terms and conditions to end users and Company’s affiliates and partners to the extent necessary in connection with the provision of the Service. This trademark license will terminate automatically upon the termination of these TOU between You and Company.
Authority: If You upload or e-mail User Material to Company, You represent and warrant at all times that: (i) You are either more than 18 years of age, an emancipated minor or possess legal parental or guardian consent and are fully authorized to enter into these TOU on Your own behalf and on behalf of any other individuals or companies whom You are representing; (ii) You are fully able and competent to accept, make and/or perform the terms, conditions, obligations, representations and warranties set forth in these TOU, and to abide by and comply with the terms herein; (iii) if You are a company, You are duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the state of Your organization, You have full corporate power and authority to enter into these TOU, and You are duly authorized to perform the obligations and to carry out the provisions herein; (iv) You understand that these TOU are legal and valid obligations, binding and enforceable in accordance with their terms; and (v) neither the execution, delivery and performance of these TOU conflicts with any agreement, instrument, or understanding, oral or written, to which You are a party or by which You may be bound, or violates any law or regulation of any court, governmental body or administrative or other agency having jurisdiction over You.
Representations and Warranties: You specifically represent and warrant that (i) You either own fully and outright the User Material and Content or have obtained all rights, approvals, licenses, consents and permissions as are necessary, and are authorized to grant the licenses granted by You under these TOU, to make the representations and warranties made herein, and to perform Your obligations hereunder; (ii) Your User Material and the distribution and/or publication of Your User Material through the Service, directly or indirectly, does not, and shall not, infringe or misappropriate any copyright, trademark, privacy right, name and likeness right or any other rights of any third party; (iii) You have obtained all necessary consents (including with respect to name and likeness), secured all licenses and paid all associated fees required to be paid to third parties (including for the use of any music performed in, contained in or synchronized with any of the User Material) (“Third Party Fees”) with respect to the User Material and You covenant to timely pay any and all Third Party Fees required to be paid in the future. You further expressly agree that, as between You, on the one hand, and Company and its affiliates, subsidiaries and distribution partners on the other hand, any obligation to secure any third party rights and to pay Third Party Fees as a result of distribution of Your User Material pursuant to these TOU shall be Your obligation and not the obligation of Company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or partners.
Publication: By using the Service, You may elect to have Company present, publish, manage and distribute Your User Material and permit Company’s end users access to Your User Material. In all cases, Company’s selections in the manner of publication shall be conclusive in the event of any dispute.
Suspension: Company reserves the right to suspend its publication of the User Material and Content or any aspect thereof under these TOU at any time, without giving prior notice, for any act which Company, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful to any end user of the Service, the Service itself or which Company determines in good faith violates or fails to comply with any applicable law or regulation. Company may, without notice to You, remove or block any User Material from the Service.
Removal: You may elect to remove Your User Material from the Service at any time by providing written notice specifying what materials you wish to have removed from the Service. Company will use commercially reasonable efforts to remove Your User Material from the Service within three business days after receipt of Your notice of removal but shall have no liability for failure to remove such User Material. You acknowledge and agree that Company has limited practical ability to control or monitor possible infringement of Your intellectual property rights by other parties and that Company assumes no responsibility for controlling or monitoring such intellectual property rights and shall have no liability for any alleged infringement. In addition, Company is not responsible for enforcing Your intellectual property rights, including filing suit or taking other legal action against infringers who fail to cease using Your User Material and Content upon Your election to remove such User Material and Content from the Service.
Company grants You permission to use the Service subject to all of the terms and conditions set forth in these TOU.
As a condition of use, You agree not to use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including, without limitation, all intellectual property laws (such as U.S. copyright laws). Any unauthorized use of the Service is expressly prohibited.
By way of example, You agree not to (a) take any action or (b) upload, download, post, submit or have Company upload or post on Your behalf or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any User Material and Content, using any communications service or other service available on or through the Service, that:
- infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other right of any other person or entity; or
- is threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, offensive, profane, pornographic or obscene, or promotes hate or incites violence; or
- misrepresents the source, identity or content of information transmitted via the Service; or
- constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (“spamming”) or a chain letter, a pyramid scheme, petitions for signatures, charity requests or any other similar solicitation; or
- contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data or other information of Company or any third party; or
- impersonates, or falsely indicates an affiliation with, any person or entity, including, without limitation, any employee or representative of Company or access the Company accounts of others without permission; o
- constitutes an offer, for sale or otherwise, of any firearms, explosives, weapons, tobacco products, controlled substances, pharmaceuticals, counterfeit or stolen articles, registered or unregistered securities, or any items that would cause Company to violate any applicable law or regulation;
- collects, or attempts to collect, personal information about users without their consent or constitutes a solicitation, for commercial purposes, any users of the Service with respect to their User Content; or
Additionally, You agree that You will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose, in Company’s sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Company’s infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service; (iii) alter or modify any part of the website or access User Material and Content through any technology or means other than those explicitly designated by Company; (iv) bypass any measures Company may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service, other accounts, or computer systems or networks connected to the Service; or (v) interfere with any other user’s enjoyment of the Service, including, without limitation, accessing an account of a Company user that is not Yours.
You may not (and may not permit others to), directly or indirectly, modify, translate, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any part of the Service, any third-party User Material, or Content or any other content available through the Company website (except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction), or copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that You receive hereunder. In addition, You may not remove any proprietary notices, marks or labels.
You shall not launch or otherwise use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Service in a manner which sends more request messages to the Company server in any given period of time than a typical human would normally produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser to read, view and submit materials. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of search engines permission to use robots to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly-available searchable indexes of the materials, but not caches or archives of the materials, provided that we reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases.
You shall not harvest or collect information from the Service, including, without limitation, information about other users of the Service. The use of any information learned through the Service or while on the Company website is limited to the express purposes set forth in these TOU; all other uses are strictly prohibited.
Unless expressly authorized, You shall not frame or otherwise display any portion of the CustomLabelsDepot.com website or any of its contents. No hyperlinks to any password protected web pages on the CustomLabelsDepot.com website are allowed. Hyperlinks to non-restricted pages are subject to review and termination by Company in our sole discretion.
No Endorsement; Availability; Monitoring
You understand that You will be exposed to User Material and User Content from a variety of users. You acknowledge that Company does not endorse, evaluate or guarantee any User Material or Content and You may not state or imply any such endorsement, evaluation or guarantee. Company is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of User Material. Company does not guarantee that any User Material or Content will be made available on the Service, whether continuously or at all. Company does not assume any responsibility or liability for any User Material or Content and You agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies You may have against Company regarding such User Material and Content. You acknowledge that You have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality with respect to Your User Material or any Content. Company shall have no obligation to monitor any User Material and Content. However, Company and its agents shall have and do reserve the right to monitor any User Material and Content from time to time for any lawful purpose. Company may, without notice to You, remove or block any User Material and Content from the Service, including disabling access to such User Material and Content that You have downloaded through the Service. You further understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to User Material or User Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
Company may terminate Your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. You may terminate Your use of the Service at any time, provided that all provisions of these TOU, which by their nature should survive termination, shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Company and its affiliates, subsidiaries and distribution partners and their respective officers, directors, employees and/or agents (collectively, “Company Indemnitees”) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access to the Service; (ii) Your violation of any term of these TOU, including any breach of any representation, warranty, covenant or agreement made by You herein; (iii) Your violation, alleged or actual, of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; (iv) any claim that any User Material or User Content You uploaded or e-mailed to Company for publication on the Service caused damage to a third party; or (v) Your gross negligence or willful malfeasance (collectively, “Claims”). You are solely responsible for defending any such Claims, and for payment of losses, costs, damages or expenses resulting from the foregoing to both a third party and to the Company Indemnitees. Company shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to select its own legal counsel to defend the Company Indemnitees from any Claims (but by doing so shall not waive Your indemnity obligations), and You shall be solely responsible for the payment of all reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Company Indemnitees in connection therewith. You shall notify Company immediately if You become aware of any actual or potential Claims, suits, actions, allegations or charges that could affect Your or Company’s ability to fully perform its respective duties or to exercise its respective rights under these TOU. You shall not, without the prior express written approval of Company, settle, dispose or enter into any proposed settlement or resolution of any Claim (whether having been finally adjudicated or otherwise) brought against You, if such settlement or resolution results in any obligation or liability for any Company Indemnitee. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these TOU and Your use of the Service.
THE SERVICE, CONTENT AND MARKS ARE PROVIDED BY COMPANY “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” ONLY. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THESE TOU, COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TOU, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE SERVICE OR ITS CONTENT OR MARKS, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Company DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SERVICE AND ITS CONTENTS AND MARKS, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF CONTENT, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, SUITABILITY, THE AVAILABILITY OR QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICE (EXCEPT AS MAY BE SET FORTH IN ANY LICENSE OR OTHER AGREEMENT RELATED TO THOSE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES) OR OTHERWISE. YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE SERVICE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Company MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR ASSURANCE TO YOU THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY PARTICULAR STANDARD, LEVEL OR METRIC. YOU ALSO EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICE RELIES UPON THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE FOR CERTAIN FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENCODING AND APPLICATION OF SECURITY AND DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONALITY AND PROTECTIONS, IF AVAILABLE. Company MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY TO YOU THAT SUCH SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR FREE, ACCOMPLISH THE SPECIFIED INTENT OR PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY PARTICULAR STANDARD, LEVEL OR METRIC, AND Company SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE THEREOF TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TECHNOLOGY MAY EXIST OR BE DEVELOPED TO COPY, DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRE YOUR USER MATERIAL AND CONTENT WITHOUT YOUR AND/OR COMPANY’S AUTHORIZATION AND/OR KNOWLEDGE. FURTHER, Company DOES NOT ENDORSE, GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY ANY THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR INCLUDED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND Company WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY THIRD PARTY WITH RESPECT THERETO.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY OR ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PARTNERS OR LICENSORS OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND/OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY LOST PROFITS OR REVENUE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE) ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, THE PERFORMANCE UNDER OR FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE TOU, AND/OR ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISTRIBUTED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTENT AND MARKS), WHETHER AS A RESULT OF ERRORS, OMISSIONS, LOSS OF DATA, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, INTERRUPTIONS OR DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF Company OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, Company ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR: ANY ERRORS, MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES IN OR OF ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY USER MATERIAL OR VIDEO CONTENT; PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICE; ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE Company SERVERS AND/OR ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE Company WEBSITE; ANY VIRUSES, BUGS, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS OR OTHER MALICIOUS CODE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE Company WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY USER MATERIAL OR VIDEO CONTENT, POSTED, EMAILED OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS RESTRICT THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OR DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE IS UNENFORCEABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANYS AND ITS SUPPLIERS’ AGGREGATE LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
Company respects the rights of copyright holders. We have established a Copyright Policy which is incorporated herein by reference and made part of these TOU. Your use of the Service is subject to Your acceptance of our TOU which include the Copyright Policy.
Acceptance. If You do not accept all of the terms and conditions set forth in these TOU, You may not access or use the Service.
Ability to Accept. The Service is only available to users who are over the age of 18, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent and are fully able to and competent to enter into and abide by the terms, conditions, obligations, representations and warranties set forth in these TOU.
Assignment. You may not assign any of Your rights or obligations under these TOU without Company’s express prior written consent. Company may assign its rights or assign or delegate any of its obligations under these TOU without restriction.
Enforceability and Waiver. If any provision of these TOU is found illegal or unenforceable, the TOU will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the legality and enforceability of the other provisions of these TOU will not be affected. No delay or failure by Company to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these TOU will act as a waiver of such rights.
Entire Agreement.These TOU constitutes the entire understanding of the parties hereto with respect to the matters and transactions contemplated hereby and supersedes all previous agreements between You and Company concerning the subject matter hereof. Neither party hereto has relied on any statement, representation or promise of the other party or representative thereof in agreeing to these TOU.
Export and International Use. The Service is controlled and offered by Company from its facilities in the United States of America. Company makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
Force Majeure. In the event that Company is prevented from performing or is unable to perform any of its obligations under these TOU due to any cause beyond its reasonable control, then Company’s performance shall be excused and the time for performance shall be extended for the period of delay or inability to perform due to such occurrence.
Good Faith. You agree to act in good faith with respect to each provision of these TOU and any dispute that may arise related hereto or thereto.
Links to Third Party Websites or Services. As a convenience for its members, Company may provide links on this website to other websites owned by third parties or make viewing of videos available on third party websites or services. Unless otherwise stated, Company does not endorse or control these third parties and takes no responsibility for them or their websites. Please refer to these third party websites for their terms and conditions and other policies.
Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue. These TOU shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to or application of choice of law rules or principles. You expressly consent to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Orange County, Florida for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these TOU or Your use of the Service. You agree that: the Service shall be deemed to be solely based in the State of Florida; the Company website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Company, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than the State of Florida; and ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES.
Headings. The section headings and subheadings contained in these TOU are included for convenience only, and shall not limit or otherwise affect the terms hereof.
Notices. All notice required to be given in writing and delivered either by hand or by recognized overnight delivery service shall be pre-paid and addressed as set forth below.
If to Company:
SHRINK SLEEVES & LABELS, LLC
3432 N. Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, Florida 32804
with a Copy to:
THE MEEHLE LAW FIRM, P.A.
P.O. Box 151273
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32715
If to You: Via email or transmittal to the address identified by You through Your registration for the Service shall constitute notice to You.
Severability. Each provision of these TOU shall be severable from every other provision hereof for the purpose of determining the legal enforceability of any specific provision.
Survival. All terms of these TOU which by their nature extend beyond their termination shall remain in effect for as long as necessary to permit their full discharge and apply to each party’s respective successors and permitted assigns.
Use. The Service is controlled and offered by Company from its facilities in the United States of America. Company makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.