Terms of Use

On this page are three legal notices concerning the use of our website:

  • licensing information;
  • legal templates and advice disclaimer;
    and terms and conditions of use.
  • Licensing information

Each of the free legal templates available on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. You must retain the credit in all versions and derivatives of the free legal templates.

Legal templates and advice disclaimer

Our templates are intended to be used by legal professionals. They need to be adapted for the jurisdiction or jurisdiction in respect of which they will be used. You acknowledge that, while the templates are designed to fulfil some of the principal legal requirements of some of the major jurisdictions, each jurisdiction has its own particular rules rules, and we do not (and cannot) warrant or guarantee that the templates will meet the requirements of any particular legal system. The only way to ensure that a legal documents meet all of the requirements of a particular legal system is to take legal advice from an appropriately qualified and experienced lawyer.

This website contains general information about legal matters. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.

The legal information and legal templates on this website are provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. We make no representations or warranties in relation to the legal templates and legal information on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, we do not warrant that the legal templates and legal information on this website will be constantly available, or available at all, or that the legal templates and legal information on this website is complete, true, accurate, up-to-date, or non-misleading.

You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to legal advice from your attorney or other professional legal services provider. If you have any specific questions about any legal matter you should consult your attorney or other professional legal services provider. You should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information on this website.

All the provisions of this legal templates and legal advice disclaimer are subject to the first paragraph of Section 7 of the terms and conditions of use, below.

Terms and conditions of use

(1) Introduction

These terms and conditions of use govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms and conditions of use in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions of use or any part of these terms and conditions of use, you must not use our website.

(2) license to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licenses specified on this web page, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions of use.

You may use our free legal templates in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Subject to this, you must not:

  • (a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • (b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • (c) show any material from the website in public;
  • (d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
  • (e) redistribute material from this website.

By accessing the our RSS feed you accept these terms and conditions of use. Subject to your acceptance of these terms and conditions of use, and notwithstanding the restrictions set out above, we grant to you a non-exclusive non-transferable non-sub-licensable license to display our RSS feed in unmodified form on any non-commercial website owned and operated by you. It is a condition of this license that you include a credit for us and hyperlink to our website on each web page where the RSS feed is published (in such form as we may specify from time to time, or if we do not specify any particular form, in a reasonable form). We may revoke this license at any time, with or without notice or explanation.

(3) Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

(4) Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our website may be restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.

If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that that user ID and password is kept confidential.

You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account or password.

You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

You must not use any other person’s user ID and password to access our website.

We may disable your user ID and password in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.