We are pleased to welcome you to Legal Cheek (our Website). By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions (the Terms and Conditions). The website is owned by Legal Cheek, a trading name for Legal Cheek Limited whose registered office is Unit 11, Excel Building, 6-16 Arbutus Street, London, E8 4DT. Our company registration number is 08037587. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our Website, whether as a guest or registered user. Use of our Website includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our Website.
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you start to use our Website, as these will apply to your use of our Website.
Changes to these terms
We may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
Changes to our Website
We may update our Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Accessing our Website
Our Website is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Your account and password
If you choose, a user identification name and password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com.
Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
No reliance on information
The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to information on which you should rely and you should not rely upon it in making or refraining from making any decision or in taking or refraining from taking any action. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Limitation of our liability
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Website or any content on it, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with; use of, or inability to use, our Website; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website or arising from it. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
Reader comments policy
Legal Cheek’s comments are not pre-moderated but are regularly reviewed. Comments that are gratuitously offensive will be removed. To report a comment, please click the ‘Report comment’ link on the individual comment or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uploading documents to our Website
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Website, you must do so in good faith and must not breach any applicable local, national or international law or regulation. You warrant that any such contribution does not breach any laws, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty. Any content you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We have the right to remove any document upload you make on our Website if, in our opinion, your document does not comply with the these Terms and Conditions. We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.
Advertisements and links to other website
The Website contains links to other internet websites. These links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Your use of our Website and any dispute arising out of such use of our Website is subject to the laws of England and Wales. We reserve the right to take action against any account, at any time, for any reason.
Editorial Ethical Standards Policy
Details of our Editorial Ethical Standards Policy can be found here.