By Using Our Site You Accept These Terms and Conditions
Your agreement to comply with these Terms and Conditions is indicated by your use of Our Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
The following document also apply to your use of Our Site:
1. Definitions and Interpretation
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases, and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site; and
means Pro Legal Group Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 13959089, whose registered office address is PLC House, Staplehurst Lodge, Staplehurst Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1XP.
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site is operated by Pro Legal Group Limited. We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 13959089. Our registered address is PLC House, Staplehurst Lodge, Staplehurst Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1XP.
3. How to Contact Us
4. Access to Our Site
4.1 Access to Our Site is free of charge.
4.2 It is your responsibility to make the arrangements necessary in order to access Our Site.
4.3 Access to Our Site is provided on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may alter, suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We do not guarantee that Our Site will always be available or that access to it will be uninterrupted and we will not be liable to you in any way if Our Site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.
5. How You May Use Our Site and Content (Intellectual Property Rights)
5.1 All Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights in that Content belongs to or has been licensed by Us, unless specifically labelled otherwise. All Content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
5.2 Subject to sub-clause 5.3 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use content from Our Site unless given express written permission by Us to do so.
5.3 You may:
5.3.1 Access, view and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software of app;
5.3.2 Download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching;
5.3.3 Print one copy of any page from Our Site for personal use only; and
5.3.4 Save pages from Our Site for later and/or offline viewing.
5.4 You may not modify the printed copies or downloaded extracts in any way. Images, video, audio, or any other Content downloaded from Our Site must not be used separately from accompanying text.
5.5 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified licensors, as applicable) must always be acknowledged.
5.6 You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from Our Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or our licensors, as applicable). This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing, and use of Our Site for general information purposes by business users or consumers.
6. Links to Our Site
6.1.1 You do so in a fair and lawful manner;
6.1.2 You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association, endorsement, or approval on Our part where none exists;
6.1.3 You do not take unfair advantage of Our reputation or attempt to damage Our reputation in any way; and
6.1.4 You do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our site without Our express written permission.
6.2 You may link to any page of Our Site.
6.3 Framing or embedding of Our Site on other websites is not permitted without Our express written permission. Please contact Us at [email protected] for further information.
6.4 You may not link to Our Site from any other site the main content of which contains material that:
6.4.1 is sexually explicit;
6.4.2 is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;
6.4.3 promotes violence;
6.4.4 promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;
6.4.5 discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
6.4.6 is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
6.4.7 is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person;
6.4.8 is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe) another person’s right to privacy;
6.4.9 misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to deceive (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-Clause 6.4);
6.4.10 implies any form of affiliation with Us (where there is none) or any endorsement or approval from Us (where there is none).
6.4.11 infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade-marks and database rights) of any other party; or
6.4.12 is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
6.5 The content restrictions in sub-Clause 6.4 do not apply to content submitted to sites by other users provided that the primary purpose of the site accords with the provisions of sub-Clause 6.4. You are not, for example, prohibited from posting links on general-purpose social networking sites merely because another user may post such content. You are, however, prohibited from posting links on websites which focus on or encourage the submission of such content from users.
7. Links to Other Sites
8.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes professional advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only. Professional or specialist advice should always be obtained before taking any action relating to any of the services which We offer.
8.2 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up to date. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content is complete, accurate, or up to date.
8.3 Insofar as is permitted by law, We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.
8.4 If you are a business user, We exclude all implied representations, warranties, conditions, and other terms that may apply to Our Site and Content.
9. Our Liability
9.1 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be lawfully excluded or restricted. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.
9.2 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.
9.3 If you are a business user (i.e. you are using Our Site in the course of business or for commercial purposes), to the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.
9.4 If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profit, sales, business, or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
9.5 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of Our Site (including the downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to on Our Site.
9.6 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
10. Viruses, Malware, and Security
10.1 We exercise reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and malware; however, We do not guarantee that this is the case.
10.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data, and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
10.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
10.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.
10.5 You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
10.6 By breaching the provisions of sub-clauses 10.3 to 10.5, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
11. Acceptable Usage of Our Site
11.1.1 You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national, or international laws and regulations that apply;
11.1.2 You must not use Our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent; and
11.1.3 You must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.
11.2.1 Suspend or terminate your right to use Our Site;
11.2.2 Issue you with a written warning;
11.2.3 Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
11.2.4 Take further legal action against you, as appropriate;
11.2.5 Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as We deem reasonably necessary; and/or
11.2.6 Any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
11.3 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions that We may take (including, but not limited to those set out above in Part 14.2) in response to your breach.
12. How We Use Your Personal Information
13. Communications from Us
13.1 If We have your contact details, We may send you important notices by email from time to time. Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to, changes to Our Site or to these Terms and Conditions.
13.2 We will not send you marketing emails without your express consent. If you do consent to marketing, you may opt out at any time. All marketing emails from Us include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of emails from Us, it may take up to 3 business days for your request to take effect and you may continue to receive emails during that time.
13.3 For questions or complaints about communications from Us (including but not limited to marketing emails), please contact Us at [email protected].
14. Data Protection
14.1 All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed, and held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR.
14.2 For complete details of Our collection, processing, storage, and retention of personal data including, but not limited to, the purpose(s) for which personal data is used, the legal basis or bases for using it, details of your rights and how to exercise them, and personal data sharing (where applicable), please refer to Our Privacy and Cookie Policies.
15. Law and Jurisdiction
15.1 These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law.
15.2 If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in your country of residence. Nothing in Part 17.1 takes away from or reduces your legal rights as a consumer.
15.3 If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.
15.4 If you are a business user, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.