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Use of this Website
1. Your use of this Website is subject to these Terms and Conditions.
2. The Agreement between us.
Any error or omission of any information that we publish on the Website shall be subject to correction, provided that the correction does not materially affect the Website.
The LLP may modify these Terms at any time and we will inform you of any intended changes by posting a notice on the Website. If you do not wish to accept any amended Terms you should stop using the Website. Your continued use of the Website will signify your acceptance of any amended Terms.
3. Intellectual Property
All copyright and other rights (including database rights, trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) and all other intellectual property rights) in and to the Website and its contents (which for the avoidance of doubt shall include all information contained in or available from the Website (“the Content”)) are owned by or licensed to the LLP or are otherwise used by the LLP as permitted under applicable laws. Unless the LLP explicitly states otherwise in writing, you may use, view, download, copy or print textual or graphic content of the Website provided that it is solely used by you for the purpose of enquiring about the services provided by the LLP and provided that you do not change or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices on such content. Under no circumstances may you use any Content in a manner that may give a false or misleading impression of the LLP.
You agree not to copy, reproduce, store in any medium (including in any other websites), distribute, transmit, modify, alter, disseminate, create derivative works from all or any part of any of the Website or edit any part of any of the Website other than as permitted above without obtaining the prior written consent of the LLP.
The LLP reserves the right at any time at its discretion to withdraw or modify the licence set out in this paragraph 3.
4. Disclaimer View the Disclaimer
You may not create a hypertext link to the Website without obtaining our prior written consent. Should you wish to create a link to the Website please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . The LLP reserves the right to employ such measures as are necessary to remove any linking or framing to the Website.
You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website nor may you attempt to decipher, de-compile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of any of the Website.
6. Acceptable Use Policy
You agree to use the Website as permitted by these Terms and for lawful purposes only. In particular, you agree not to:
(a) use the Website to receive, access or transmit material that is obscene, sexually explicit, defamatory, threatening, degrading, racist, in breach of confidence or in breach of third party intellectual property rights (including copyright) or otherwise objectionable or unlawful;
(b) impersonate any person, or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
(c) access or attempt to access parts of the Website that you are not authorised to access;
(d) interfere with the use of the Website by other users;
(e) use the Website to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems or interfere with services to other host providers, networks or websites;
(f) use the Website to knowingly or recklessly transmit material (including viruses) or otherwise use the Website so as to cause harm to the Website, the LLP or other users or which is likely to bring the Website or the LLP into disrepute; or
(g) intentionally violate any other applicable law or regulation while using the Website.
7.1 The LLP will do it’s best to maintain the operation of the Website in accordance with these Terms. However, we cannot guarantee that the Website will be technically suitable for viewing on your computer or that the Website will be delivered to you uninterrupted in a timely manner, secure or error-free.
7.2 You are responsible for providing all computer equipment, mobile phone equipment and telecommunications service required to use the Website. We cannot and do not accept any responsibility for these and cannot guarantee the continued availability of any other person or services involved in providing the Website to you.
7.3 The Internet is not a secure environment and we cannot guarantee that the Website and the server are free of computer viruses or other malicious code or harmful applications. We recommend that you regularly update your browser software and use up-to-date anti-virus software to ensure that your access to the Website is as secure as possible.
7.4 Your access to the Website may be occasionally restricted due to events beyond our reasonable control or to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. Where this happens, we will attempt to restore the Website as soon as we reasonably can.
7.5 The Website contains links to other websites and to material contained on other websites. The LLP is not responsible for the content of such other websites and to the extent permitted by law disclaims all liability in respect of such content and of any other websites or content which you may be able to access from these websites.
7.6 Except for death or personal injury caused by our negligent acts or omissions, or fraudulent misrepresentation, the LLP excludes to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws all liability in relation to the Website and the Content. View Disclaimer
7.7 The LLP cannot guarantee that the Website complies with all foreign and local laws and requirements outside England and Wales.
8. Your responsibility to us
You shall be responsible for any losses, expenses or other costs incurred by the LLP which are caused by your deliberate breach of these Terms.
9.1 The LLP may cancel or suspend your access to the Website if:
(a) you breach these Terms or misuse the Website; or
(b) you have behaved in a way which objectively could be regarded as inappropriate or is unlawful or illegal or which would bring the LLP into disrepute; or
(c) if we reasonably believe that the Website has been or is likely to be misused, and we will notify you accordingly.
It may be necessary, for reasons beyond our control, to terminate the Website and if this occurs we will endeavour to provide as much notice as is reasonably possible in the circumstances. Any termination of the Website or your access to the Website will not affect liability previously incurred by either of us to the other.
11. Disputes and law
The LLP will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement you may wish to seek independent legal advice.
These Terms and the agreement between you and us are governed by English law and we both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
12.1 If any part of these Terms is found by a court to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
12.2 If you breach these Terms and we ignore this, the LLP will still be entitled to enforce all these terms at a later date or in any other situation where you breach these Terms.
12.3 These Terms and the agreement between you and us for the provision of the Website are only available in the English language. It is a matter for you to determine if you require a third party to provide a translation of these Terms. The LLP is not responsible for any costs that you may incur in connection with a request to a third party for a translation of these Terms. The LLP cannot guarantee the accuracy of any translation of these Terms by a third party.
Last Updated: 06 February 2014