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Terms of Use

These Terms of Use, and any documents referred to herein, set out the terms and conditions on which You are permitted to use Our Website, www.thelegists.co.uk (“Our Website”).

1.1 The Website is owned and operated by The Legists Ltd (“The Legists” or “We” or “Us” or “Our”) and are made available to You subject to these Terms of Use.
1.2 We are an online platform providing job opportunities within the legal industry. This Website is for jobseekers seeking employment within the legal industry or recruiters looking to place job listings for the purpose of seeking new employees within the legal industry and also those that wish to browse Our Website.
1.3 By using Our Website, You agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms of Use, accordingly, if You disagree with these Terms of Use or any part of these terms, You must not access or use Our Website.
1.4 Please read these Terms of Use carefully. We recommend that You print off a copy of these Terms of Use for Your records, as well as future versions of them, as we may update them from time to time.
1.5 If You register with Our Website, submit any material to Our Website or use any of Our Website services, we will ask You to expressly agree to these Terms of Use.
1.6 You must be at least 18 years of age to use Our Website; by using Our Website or agreeing to these Terms of Use, You warrant and represent to us that You are at least 18 years of age.
1.7 The Legists Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 10927010, and our registered office is at Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX.
1.8 The Terms of Use are effective from 1 March 2018.

2. Other applicable terms

2.1 These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to Your use of our site:
a. Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from You, or that You provide to us. By using our site, You consent to such processing and You warrant that all data provided by You is accurate.
b. Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

Definitions

Candidate/Jobseeker: a candidate or jobseeker browsing or using Our Website for the purpose of seeking employment.
Recruiter: a person, firm, company, organisation, public sector, employer, recruiter who uses Our Website for the purposes of seeking new employees/ workers within the legal industry.

Intellectual Property: rights to inventions; copyright and related rights; trademarks, trade names, domain names, rights in get-up, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off; unfair competition rights; rights in designs; all rights whatsoever in computer programs, firmware, ‘apps’ and other computer software and data; database rights; and any other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications (or rights to apply) for and to be granted, renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world.

3. Licence to use website

3.1 You may:
(a) view pages from Our Website in a web browser;
(b) download pages from Our Website for caching in a web browser;
(c) print pages from Our Website;
(d) stream audio and video files from Our Website; and
(e) use Our Website services by means of a web browser,
subject to the other provisions of these Terms of Use.
3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these Terms of Use, You must not download any material from Our Website or save any such material to Your computer.
3.3 You may only use Our Website for Your own personal purpose and if You are a recruiter or employer for business purposes, and You must not use Our Website for any other purposes.
3.4 Except as expressly permitted by these Terms of Use, You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on Our Website.
3.5 Unless You own or control the relevant rights in the material, You must not:
(a) republish material from Our Website (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from Our Website;
(c) exploit material from Our Website for a commercial purpose; or
(d) redistribute material from Our Website.
3.6 Notwithstanding Section 3.5, You may redistribute or share our live job listings to others that You think may be interested, events that have been posted, and any news and articles in print and electronic form to any person.
3.7 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of Our Website, or indeed our whole Website, at our discretion; You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on Our Website.

4. Use on behalf of Recruiter

4.1 If You use Our Website or expressly agree to these Terms of Use in the course of a business or other project, then by so doing You bind both:
(a) Yourself; and
(b) the person, company or other legal entity that operates that business or organisational project, to these Terms of Use, and in these circumstances references to "You" in these Terms of Use are to both the individual user and the relevant person, company or legal entity, unless the context requires otherwise.
5. Jobseeker registration and accounts

5.1 This Section 5 applies to You if You are a Jobseeker.
5.2 To be eligible for an individual account on Our Website under this Section 5, You must be at least 18 years of age and resident in the United Kingdom.
5.3 You may register for an account with Our Website by completing and submitting the account registration form on Our Website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to You.

6. Recruiter registration and accounts

6.1 This Section 6 applies to You if You are a Recruiter.
6.2 To be eligible for a business account on Our Website under this Section 6, You must be operating as a legitimate business.
6.3 You may register for an account with Our Website by completing and submitting the account registration form on Our Website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to You.

7. User login details

7.1 If You register for an account with Our Website, You will be asked to choose a user ID (which is usually Your email address) and password.
7.2 Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 16; You must not use Your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.
7.3 You must keep Your password confidential.
7.4 You must notify us in writing immediately if You become aware of any disclosure of Your password.
7.5 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.

8. Cancellation and suspension of account

8.1 We may:
(a) suspend Your account;
(b) cancel Your account; and/or
(c) edit Your account details,
at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation, providing that if we cancel any services You have paid for and You have not breached these Terms of Use, we will refund to You a pro rata amount of Your payment, such amount to be calculated by us using any reasonable methodology.
8.2 You may cancel Your account on Our Website using Your account control panel on the website. You will not be entitled to any refund if You cancel Your account in accordance with this Section 8.2.

9. Jobseeker Services

9.1 Jobseekers who register with Our Website will have access to additional website areas and features, which we will determine in our sole discretion. These may include:
(a) facilities to upload a CV and cover letter;
(b) create a profile in our CV database. To enable registered Recruiters to search the CV/profile, to assess whether the Jobseeker may be suitable for a role, and to contact the Jobseeker where appropriate;
(c) a facility to enable the Jobseeker to browse our database of job listings;
(d) a facility to enable the Jobseeker to receive email alerts, job alerts, newsletters and articles, notice of competitions, and/or other email notifications from us;
(e) a facility to limit the disclosure of confidential information to Recruiters; and/or
(f) any other services specified on Our Website from time to time.
9.2 You acknowledge that we merely provide a facility to enable Jobseekers and Recruiters to get in touch and that we do not vet or monitor the Recruiters who advertise on Our Website, and You agree that You will not hold us liable, or seek to hold us liable, in relation to any loss, damage or expense that You suffer arising out of the actions or omissions of a Recruiter (subject to Section 20.1).
9.3 We will have no right to negotiate or enter into any contract on Your behalf; nor will we be authorised to receive money on Your behalf. No fees are payable by a Jobseeker to us in respect of these services.
9.4 You must ensure that all the information You provide to us and to any registered Recruiter via or in relation to Our Website is true, accurate, current, complete and not misleading, and You must keep such information up to date.
9.5 For the avoidance of doubt, any CV and Cover Letter You upload or information You supply to us shall constitute "Your content" for the purposes of Section 15 and Section 16.

10. Recruiter Services

10.1 Recruiters who register with Our Website will have access to additional website areas and features, which may include:
(a) the ability to post advertisements and/or job listings on Our Website;
(b) access our CV database of Jobseekers; and/or
(c) any other services specified on Our Website from time to time.
10.2 For the avoidance of doubt, any advertisements, material, information or job listings You upload or supply to us shall constitute "Your content" for the purposes of Section 15 and Section 16.
10.3 You acknowledge that we merely provide a facility to enable Jobseekers and Recruiters to get in touch and that we do not vet or monitor the registered Jobseekers who use Our Website, and You agree that You will not hold us liable, or seek to hold us liable, in relation to any loss, damage or expense that You suffer arising out of the actions or omissions of a Jobseeker (subject to Section 20.1). You are responsible for carrying out any appropriate background checks e.g. criminal checks, references, employment history checks, ID checks, professional qualifications and membership checks, academic checks and right to work checks on the Candidate/Jobseeker and conducting an appropriate and lawful recruitment process before You hire them.
10.4 We will have no authority to enter into contracts with Jobseekers or otherwise act on Your behalf.
10.5 Recruiters undertake to ensure that all job listings that they submit to the website for publication are true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading advertisements for bona fide jobs.
10.6 Recruiters must ensure that all content submitted by You complies with all applicable laws including, but not limited to, Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, Fixed Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002, Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003, Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation Regulations) 2003 and Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 and Equality Act 2010 and any other statutory or common law requirements relating to discrimination. You will also ensure that all content complies with the minimum requirements set out in Regulation 27 of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 as amended by Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business (Amendment) Regulation 2016, and the national minimum wage legislation and any other relevant UK Employment laws.
10.7 Recruiters must treat the information in our database of Jobseekers as confidential, and must only use the database and information for the purpose of seeking candidates to fill bona fide jobs; and Recruiters must not copy any information from the database or record or retain any information from the database or disclose to any third party any information from the database, except as strictly necessary for that purpose and recruiters.
10.8 We warrant to Recruiters that we will perform the paid-for Recruiter services with reasonable care and skill.
10.9 We do not warrant that Recruiters will receive any applications in relation to job listings advertisements; nor do we warrant that our database will hold information regarding Jobseekers that are suitably qualified for the positions that Recruiters require to be filled.

11. Fees

11.1 The fees in respect of Our Website services will be as set out on the website from time to time.
11.2 All amounts stated in these Terms of Use or on Our Website are stated exclusive of VAT.
11.3 You must pay to us the fees in respect of Our Website services in advance, in cleared funds, in accordance with any instructions on Our Website or by email from us.
11.4 We may vary fees from time to time by posting new fees on Our Website, but this will not affect fees for services that have been previously paid or agreed by us.
11.5 If You dispute any payment made to us, You must contact us immediately and provide full details of Your claim.
11.6 Details of our charges and payment details are set out on Our Website or sent by email from us. No refunds or rebates are payable.
11.7 If You make an unjustified credit card, debit card or other charge-back then You will be liable to pay us, within 7 days following the date of our written request:
(a) an amount equal to the amount of the charge-back;
(b) all third party expenses incurred by us in relation to the charge-back (including charges made by our or Your bank or payment processor or card issuer);
(c) an administration fee of GBP 30.00 plus VAT; and
(d) all our reasonable costs, losses and expenses incurred in recovering the amounts referred to in this Section 11.6 (including without limitation legal fees and debt collection fees),
and for the avoidance of doubt, if You fail to recognise or fail to remember the source of an entry on Your card statement or other financial statement, and make a charge-back as a result, this will constitute an unjustified charge-back for the purposes of this Section 11.6.
11.8 If You owe us any amount under or relating to these Terms of Use, we may suspend or withdraw the provision of services to You.
11.9 We may at any time set off any amount that You owe to us against any amount that we owe to You, by sending You written notice of the set-off.

12. Acceptable use

12.1 You must not:
(a) use Our Website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
(b) use Our Website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) 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, logic bombs, time bombs, keystroke logger, rootkit or software keystroke loggers or any other programs or code that is harmful or malicious.
(d) upload, host or transmit any viruses, malware, adware, spyware, worms, Trojan horses, keystroke loggers, spyware, logic bombs, time bombs or any other harmful programs or code which could adversely affect the use or operation of the website, our hardware or systems, or the computers, tablets, phones or other devices of any users or other third parties, or to upload any content or materials containing the same;
(e) use any third parties, software or technology to attempt to gain unauthorised access to Our Website, our servers, systems, hardware, software or data.
(f) attempt to perform any denial of service type attack on Our Website.
(g) perform any action which would contravene the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
(h) 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;
(i) access or otherwise interact with Our Website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
(j) to conduct any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or direct or indirect marketing to anyone by any means, or to otherwise spam, communicate or market to anyone any goods, services or business not authorised by us;
(k) for any purpose that is unlawful or that in any way breaches any applicable laws or regulations, whether local, national or international;
(l) for any fraudulent purposes whatsoever;
(m) to communicate with, harm or attempt to harm children in any way; or
(n) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for Our Website; or
(o) use data collected from Our Website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
12.2 We may report any breach or suspected breach of this Section 12 Acceptable Use to the relevant authorities and may disclose Your identity.
12.3 You must ensure that all the information You supply to us through Our Website, or in relation to Our Website, is true, accurate, current, true, complete and non-misleading.

13. Viruses and other harmful content

13.1 We do not guarantee that Our Website does not contain viruses or other malicious software. However, we do make reasonable efforts to prevent such viruses or bugs from being uploaded to Our Website.
13.2 We shall not be responsible for any bugs or viruses on Our Website, or any harmful software that might be transferred to Your computer from Our Website, or any consequences which the presence or operation of such programs may have.
13.3 You must ensure that You have in place up-to-date and effective anti-virus protection on Your computer or other browsing device.

14. Content uploaded to Our Website
14.1 We are not responsible for securing or backing up any data or content uploaded by You, and we are not responsible for any loss or corruption of such data or content. If You do not wish to lose any content uploaded by You, You should back up and secure such content independently.
14.2 You shall be solely responsible for content You upload to Our Website and for the consequences of uploading or publishing it. In connection with Your uploads and anything contained, displayed, featured, incorporated, or appearing therein or related thereto, You hereby represent and warrant that You either:
(a) are the owner of all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the content uploaded by You; or
(b) are licensed or otherwise legally authorised by the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property rights in the content You upload to use that content and to distribute that content on or via third party websites (including on or via Our Website) in the public domain on a non-confidential basis, and to grant the licence described in Section 15.3 (Rights You grant in relation to content uploaded to Our Website) for and on behalf of the owner of the copyright.
14.3 You further represent and warrant that Your use and/or uploading of any content to Our Website does not infringe and will not infringe on the copyright, trade mark, trade secret, rights or privacy or publicity, or other intellectual property or personal rights of any person or entity.
14.4 If You own the copyright in any photograph, video or other material that appears on Our Website and You consider that its appearance on Our Website violates Your copyright, please notify us by email at info@thelegists.co.uk. If You are uncertain whether the use of the content You are reporting infringes Your legal rights, You should seek legal guidance.

15. Rights You grant in relation to content uploaded to Our Website
15.1 You shall at all times remain the owner of all copyright in the content uploaded by You, unless the copyright in such content is owned by a person other than Yourself, in which case that person shall retain the ownership of the content.
15.2 In these Terms of Use, "Your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that You submit to us or Our Website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, Our Website.
15.3 By uploading content to Our Website, You grant us a worldwide, transferable, non-exclusive, distribute perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free licence to use, copy, adapt, modify, reproduce, process, publish, store, translate, transmit, display and distribute such content to anyone, by any means whatsoever, for any lawful purpose, and to relicense, whether or not in exchange for payment, third parties to do the same. This means that any content You upload to the internet via Our Website is public, and may be distributed anywhere by anyone, including persons other than ourselves and those to whom we have relicensed it.
15.4 You grant each user of the website a non-exclusive licence to access the content You upload through the website, and to use, copy, reproduce, distribute and display such content as permitted through the functionality of the website and under these Terms of Use.
15.5 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 15.2.
15.6 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 15.2.
15.7 You waive any claims You may have based on any usage of the content You upload or the works derived therefrom including (but not limited to) claims for infringement, invasion, misappropriation, or violation of intellectual property or personal rights.
15.8 You also hereby waive all Your moral rights in Your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and You warrant and represent that all other moral rights in Your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
15.9 You may edit Your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on Our Website.
15.10 Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms of Use, if You breach any provision of these Terms of Use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that You have breached these Terms of Use in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of Your content.

16. Your content: rules

16.1 You warrant and represent that Your content will comply with these Terms of Use.
16.2 Your content must comply will applicable law in the UK and in any jurisdiction from which they are posted.
16.3 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
16.4 Your content, and the use of Your content by us in accordance with these Terms of Use, must not:
(a) be libellous or maliciously false;
(b) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other Intellectual Property right;
(c) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
(d) contains confidential information belonging to any other person, save and except where You have the legally binding authorisation of such person to upload the content to Our Website;
(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
(f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;
(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
(h) be in breach of official secrets legislation;
(i) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person
(j) breaches any statutory duty owed to any other person;
(k) breaches the terms of any contract owed to any other person;
(l) contains any advertising or promotions relating to any other business or that provides a link to any other business, without our prior written consent;
(m) be blasphemous;
(n) be in breach of official secrets legislation;
(o) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(p) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
(q) be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit or contains, alludes to or describes any sexually explicit material, or which redirects users to such content;
(r) be untrue, deceptive, dishonest, deceitful, false, inaccurate or misleading;
(s) be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent Your identity or affiliation with any person or be likely to deceive any person;
(t) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
(u) represents or suggests that the content is provided by us or reflects our views, opinions, positions, activities or affairs;
(v) constitute spam;
(w) be offensive, obscene or indecent, swear word or profanity, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, promotes violence, hatred, aggression or unrest; discriminatory or inflammatory;
(x) cause annoyance, distress, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person;
(y) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation; is in any way discriminatory towards any person or class of persons on account of nationality, race, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic or ground(s) capable of constituting unlawful discrimination under the Equality Act 2010;
(z) is defamatory, disparaging, rude or insulting towards any person or organisation or which is capable of harming the reputation of any person or organisation;
(aa) incites, encourages, advocates or promotes any illegal activity, or assists anyone in the commission, planning or conduct of any illegal activity; or
(ab) contains a statement that is likely to be understood by some or all of the members of the public to whom it is published as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to them to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of hatred, violence or terrorism.
16.5 Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
16.6 You must not use Our Website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on Our Website, breach the provisions of these Terms of Use.
16.7 You must not submit to Our Website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

17. Actions we may take in relation to uploaded content
17.1 Without prejudice to our rights under these Terms of Use, if You breach these Terms of Use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that You have breached these Terms of Use in any way, we may;
(a) issue You with a warning in respect of Your non-compliance with the terms of these Terms of Use;
(b) suspension or termination, without notice, of Your right to use Our Website;
(c) modification or removal of any content uploaded by You;
(d) permanently prohibit You from accessing Our Website;
(e) block computers using Your IP address from accessing Our Website;
(f) contact any or all of Your internet service providers and request that they block Your access to Our Website;
(g) suspend or delete Your account on Our Website;
(h) disclose Your identity to any third party where that third party (or their representative) makes a complaint to us relating to content uploaded by You, and it appears to us that the content uploaded by You constitutes a violation of their or any other person’s intellectual property rights, privacy rights or any other rights;
(i) disclose Your identity, any content uploaded by You and any other relevant information to the police or any other law enforcement authority in the event that we deem this to be reasonable, necessary or otherwise required or permitted by law;
(j) commence legal proceedings against You for all expenses that we incur because of any breach by You of these Terms of Use; or
(k) any other or additional action that we deem appropriate in the circumstances.
17.2 YOU HEREBY HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY US FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, LOSSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, REPUTATION OR GOODWILL, AND ANY OTHER SECONDARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES), PENALTIES, COSTS (INCLUDING PROFESSIONAL AND LEGAL COSTS ON A FULL INDEMNITY BASIS) AND EXPENSES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY US ARISING FROM, IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING TO ANY BREACH BY YOU OF THESE TERMS OF USE OR ANY ACTION BROUGHT AS A CONSEQUENCE OF ANY CONTENT BEING UPLOADED BY YOU (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY CONTENT).
17.3 We shall have no liability to You whatsoever for the consequences of any action we take in response to any breach by You of the terms of these Terms of Use, or any other document, laws or regulations governing Your use of Our Website.
17.4 Where we suspend or prohibit or block Your access to Our Website or a part of Our Website, You must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

18. Report abuse

18.1 If You learn of any unlawful material or activity on Our Website, or any material or activity that breaches these Terms of Use, please let us know.
18.2 You can let us know about any such material or activity by email to info@thelegists.co.uk.

19. Limited warranties

19.1 We do not warrant or represent:
(a) the completeness or accuracy of the information published on Our Website;
(b) that the material on the website is up to date; or
(c) that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

19.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of Our Website services, and to stop publishing Our Website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these Terms of Use, You will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
19.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 20.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Use, Our Website and the use of Our Website.

20. Limitations and exclusions of liability

20.1 Nothing in these Terms of Use will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
20.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 20 and elsewhere in these Terms of Use:
(a) are subject to Section 20.1; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under these Terms of Use or relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Use, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these Terms of Use.
20.3 To the extent that Our Website and the information and services on Our Website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
20.4 We will not be liable to You in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
20.5 We will not be liable to You in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
20.6 SUBJECT TO THE AFORESAID, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE (INCLUDING OUR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS) UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHERWISE) COSTS, EXPENSES, LIABILITIES OR PENALTIES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNKNOWN, ARISING FROM, IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING TO:
(a) YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE;
(b) ANY CORRUPTION OR LOSS OF DATA, TO ANY DATABASE OR SOFTWARE;
(c) ANY INABILITY TO ACCESS OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INTERRUPTIONS, SUSPENSION OR WITHDRAWAL OF OUR WEBSITE (FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER);
(d) ANY USE YOU MAKE OF ANY CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE YOU MAKE ON SUCH CONTENT OR MATERIAL;
(e) ANY LOSS OF SAVINGS, PROFITS, SALES, BUSINESS OR REVENUE;
(f) ANY LOSS OF REPUTATION OR GOODWILL;
(g) ANY LOSS OF SAVINGS;
(h) ANY LOSS OF A CHANCE OR OPPORTUNITY; OR
(i) ANY OTHER SECONDARY, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT LOSSES,
AND EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOU ASSUME AND SHALL BE LIABLE FOR THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY SUCH LOSS, DAMAGE, COSTS, EXPENSES, LIABILITIES OR PENALTIES ARISING.
20.7 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, You acknowledge that we are a private limited company; You agree that You will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses You suffer in connection with the website or these Terms of Use (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
20.8 You specifically agree that we shall not be liable for any content or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with You.
20.9 YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT THAT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, OUR ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEBSITE, SERVICE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY US, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEBSITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY US.
20.10 To the extent that any of the provisions of this Section 20 are unenforceable as outright exclusions of liability, they shall be construed as limitations on liability, limiting our liability to You to the maximum extent permitted by law.

21 DISCLAIMERS

21.1 THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO:
(a) THE SERVICE;
(b) THE WEBSITE CONTENT; OR
(c) SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION TO THE WEBSITE.
IN ADDITION, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, CUSTOM, TRADE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEM INTEGRATION AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS.
21.2 WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVICE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SERVICE AVAILABLE IS FREE FROM ANY HARMFUL COMPONENTS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, VIRUSES. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE INFORMATION (INCLUDING ANY INSTRUCTIONS) ON THE SERVICE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR USEFUL. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION, AND WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM SUCH WARRANTIES. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTION'S LAW IS APPLICABLE TO YOU AND THESE TERMS OF USE.
21.3 BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE.
21.4 WE DO NOT ENDORSE CONTENT AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY OR OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM ANY CONTENT.

22. Indemnity

22.1 You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of Your use of Our Website or any breach by You of any provision of these Terms of Use.
22.2 You (and also any third party for or on behalf of whom You operate an account or activity on the website) agree to defend (at our request), indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with any of the following (including as a result of Your direct activities on the website or those conducted on Your behalf):
(a) Your uploads, access to or use of the website;
(b) Your breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use;#
(c) Your violation of any third-party right, including, without limitation, any intellectual property right, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right;
(d) Your violation of any laws, rules, regulations, codes, statutes, ordinances or orders of any governmental and quasi-governmental authorities, including, without limitation, all regulatory, administrative and legislative authorities; or
(e) any misrepresentation made by You.
22.3 You will cooperate as fully required by us in the defence of any claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by You, and You will not, in any event, settle any claim without our prior written consent.

23. Third party websites

23.1 Our Website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.
23.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and we do not represent or warrant that such content is related to us of Our Website, suitable or appropriate for use or viewing, lawful or accurate and subject to Section 20.1 we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from Your use of them.

24. Availability of Our Website

24.1 We make no representations and provide no warranties that;
(a) the website will be made available at any specific time or from any specific geographical location;
(b) Your access to the website will be continuous or uninterrupted; or
(c) the website will be accessible or optimised on all browsers, computers, tablets, phones or viewing platforms.
24.2 We reserve the right to suspend access to all or part of the website for any reason, including for business or operational reasons, such as improving the appearance or functionality of the website, content updates, periodic maintenance to Our Website or Services, or to resolve any issues that we become aware of. Wherever we anticipate that we need to suspend access to the website for a considerable period of time, we will try to provide You with prior notice where reasonably practicable. We will not be liable to You if for any reason Our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
24.3 Our Website is provided for users in the United Kingdom only. Although it may be possible to access the website from other countries, we make no representation that Our Website is compliant with any legal requirements in force in any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom, or that the content available on the website will be appropriate for users in other countries or states.

25. Changes we may make to these Terms of Use and other documentation

25.1 We reserve the right to update these Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Cookies Policy and any other documentation referred to in any of these documents from time to time. We may change our Terms of Use and other documentation for any reason, including:
(a) to reflect any changes in the way we carry out our business;
(b) to account for any changes we make to Our Website, including, without limitation, any new features or functionality we provide, any adjustments to the means by which we provide notices to You, or any changes in the content, purpose or availability of the website;
(c) to accurately describe our current data-processing activities so that You are kept up to date with our latest practices;
(d) to inform You of any changes in the way that we use cookies or similar information-gathering technologies; or
(e) to ensure that our documentation complies and remains compliant with any and all current and future applicable laws, regulations and official guidance.
(f) and You hereby waive any right You may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these Terms of Use. If required by law, we will provide You with notice of any changes in these Terms of Use or the other documentation referred to in them by posting a notice on the website and/or by posting an updated version of these Terms of Use or other such documentation on Our Website with a new effective date stated at the beginning of them.
25.2 By continuing to access Our Website after we have updated our Terms of Use, You agree to be bound by those updated versions. You also acknowledge that by continuing to access Our Website after we have updated our Privacy Policy and/or our Cookies Policy, that the practices set out in those updated policies will apply to our handling of Your personal information and our use of cookies or similar information-gathering technologies.
25.3 You must check these Terms of Use and all other documentation referred to in them each time You access Our Website in order to ensure that You are aware of the terms that apply to You at that time.
25.4 The date that these Terms of Use and/or any other documents (including our privacy policy and cookies policy) were last amended is set out at the top of that document and may be referred to as that document’s “effective date”.
25.5 If You have given Your express agreement to these Terms of Use, we will ask for Your express agreement to any revision of these Terms of Use; and if You do not give Your express agreement to the revised Terms of Use within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete Your account on the website, and You must stop using the website.

26. Trade marks

26.1 Matching Legal Talent®, our logos and our other registered and unregistered trade marks are trade marks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights. All goodwill generated from the use of our trade marks will benefit us exclusive.
26.2 The third party registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on Our Website are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these Terms of Use, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.

27. Assignment

27.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Use.
27.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of Your rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Use.

28. Severance

28.1 In the event that any term or part provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be void, invalid, illegal, unenforceable or non-binding, it shall be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal, effective and binding, giving effect to the purpose of the original term to the maximum extent possible. In the event that such modification of the term is not possible, it shall be deleted from these Terms of Use. Where a term is defective only because of a partial term, sub-clause or part-provision of a term, and such modification is not capable of remedying the defect, that defective partial term, sub-clause or part-provision alone shall be deleted. No deletion of any term or partial term, sub-clause or part provision under this clause shall affect the validity of the remainder of these Terms of Use or any other terms contained herein.

29. Third party rights

29.1 A contract under these Terms of Use is for our benefit and Your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
29.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these Terms of Use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

30. Entire agreement

30.1 Subject to Section 20.1, these Terms of Use, together with our Privacy and Cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between You and us in relation to Your use of Our Website and shall supersede all previous agreements between You and us in relation to Your use of Our Website.

31. Law and jurisdiction

31.1 These Terms of Use and any documents referred to in it, and any disputes arising from or in relation to it, whether contractual or not, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
31.2 The court of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims or disputes arising from or in relation to these Terms of Use or any documents referred to in it.

32. Copyright notice

32.1 Copyright (c) 2018 The Legists Ltd.
32.2 Subject to the express provisions of these Terms of Use:
(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other Intellectual Property rights in Our Website and the material on Our Website; and
(b) all the copyright and other Intellectual property rights in Our Website and the material on Our Website are reserved.
The Terms of Use is based on a General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/769) (“GDPR”) compliant template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy. For further information, please visit www.gdprprivacypolicy.org.
32.3 Where we display the GDPR Privacy Policy logo on Our Website, this is used to indicate that we have adopted a privacy policy template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy as the basis for this Privacy Policy.

33. Statutory and regulatory disclosures

33.1 We will specify on the website or elsewhere in these Terms of Use the different technical steps You must follow to conclude a contract under these Terms of Use, and also the technical means for identifying and correcting input errors prior to the placing of Your order.
33.2 We will not file a copy of these Terms of Use specifically in relation to each user or customer and, if we update these Terms of Use, the version to which You originally agreed will no longer be available on Our Website. We recommend that You consider saving a copy of these Terms of Use for future reference.
33.3 These Terms of Use are available in the English language only.
33.4 We are registered in the Intellectual Property Office; You can find the online version of the register at https://trademarks.ipo.gov.uk/ipotmowner/page/search?id=540551&domain=1, and our registration number is UK00003265265.
33.5 Our VAT number 281207520.
33.6 The website of the European Union's online dispute resolution platform is available at http://ec.europa.eu/odr.The online dispute resolution platform may be used for resolving disputes.

34. Our details

34.1 This website is owned and operated by The Legists Ltd.
34.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 10927010, and our registered office is at Kemp House, 160 City Road, London EC1V 2NX.
34.3 You can contact us:
(a) by post, using the postal address given above;
(b) by telephone, on the contact number published on Our Website from time to time; or
(c) by email, using the email address published on Our Website from time to time.