- About our Terms
- These Terms explain how you may use our Website at www.verolaw.co.uk (the “Website”). You should read these Terms carefully before using the Website.
- By accessing or using the Website or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the documents referred to in them. If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Website
- This Website is owned and operated by Vero Law Limited (Company No: SC534310) with its registered office at 11/6 Comely Bank Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1DR (“Vero Law”, “us”, “we” or “our”).
- If you have any questions about the Website, please contact us by emailing email@example.com. Please note, emails will only be responded to on Monday to Friday: 9 am to 5pm.
Acceptable Use Policy
means the policy, which governs your permitted use of the Website;
means any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material submitted to or on the Website;
means these terms and conditions of use as updated from time to time under condition 12;
has the meaning given to it in condition 6.1;
has the meaning given to it in condition 1.1; and
means the person accessing or using the Website or its Content (and your shall have the same meaning).
- Using the Website
- You agree that you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Website.
- The Website is intended for use only by those who can access it from within the UK. If you choose to access the Website from locations outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.
- We seek to make the Website as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using the Website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- As a condition of your use of the Website, you agree to comply with our Acceptable Use Policy.
- We may prevent or suspend your access to the Website if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, any terms or policies to which they refer or any applicable law.
- Your Privacy and Personal Information
- Ownership, Use and Intellectual Property Rights
- The Website and all intellectual property rights in it, including but not limited to, any Content, are owned by us, our licensors or both (as applicable). Intellectual property rights means rights such as: copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world). We and our licensors reserve all of our and their rights in any intellectual property in connection with the Website and these Terms. This means, for example, that we and they remain owners of them and free to use them as we and they see fit.
- Nothing in these Terms grants you any legal rights in the Website, other than as necessary to enable you to access the Website. You agree not to adjust to try to circumvent or delete any notices contained on the Website (including any intellectual property notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Website.
- Our Vero Law logo is an unregistered trade mark. Other trade marks and trade names may also be used on the Website. Your use of any trade marks displayed on our Website is strictly prohibited unless you have our prior written permission.
- Software may be made available for you to download in order to help the Website work better. You may only use such software if you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that apply to such software (this is sometimes known as an ‘end user licence agreement’ or ‘EULA’). You will be made aware of any terms and conditions that apply to the software when you try to download it. If you do not accept such terms and conditions, you will not be allowed to download the software. You should read any terms and conditions carefully to protect your own interests (they may contain provisions that set out what your legal rights are under, eg, the Consumer Rights Act 2015, what your legal responsibilities are when using software, what the software provider’s legal responsibilities are, and provisions that limit a software provider’s legal responsibilities to you).
- Using the software in an unlawful way (such as reproducing or redistributing it in a way that breaches these Terms and any others that apply to it) is expressly prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties.
- Submitting Information to the Website
- While we try to make sure that the Website is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you supply to us and therefore we cannot guarantee that it will be kept confidential. For that reason, you should not let us have any patentable ideas or patent applications, advertising or marketing suggestions, prototypes, or any other information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (“Unwanted Submissions”). While we value your feedback, you agree not to submit any Unwanted Submissions.
- We may use any Unwanted Submissions as we see reasonably fit on a free-of-charge basis (bear in mind that we have no way of knowing whether such information is confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable because we do not monitor the Website to check for these matters). Therefore, we will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Submissions confidential nor will we be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Submissions.
- Accuracy of Information and Availability of the Website
- While we try to make sure that the Website is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the Website will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on the Website is at your own risk.
- We may suspend or terminate operation of the Website at any time as we see fit.
- Content is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our products and news, features, services and other Websites that may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the Content on our Website.
- While we try to make sure that the Website is available for your use, we do not promise that the Website is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Website.
- Hyperlinks and Third-Party Websites/Social Media Platforms
The Website may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites/social media platforms. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites/social media platforms and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third-party website/social media platform does not mean that we endorse that third party’s website/social media platform, products or services. Your use of a third-party website or social media platform may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third-party website or social media platform.
- Limitation of our Liability
- We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
- If you are a business user:
- we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website or any Content on it; and
- we will not be liable to you 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 site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
- In particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
- If you are a client of Vero Law, our appointment is governed by our Terms of Business which also contain provisions which limit our liability.
- Events Beyond our Control
We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these Terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.
- Rights of Third-Parties
No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.
These Terms are dated 13 January 2020. No changes to these Terms are valid or have any effect unless agreed by us in writing or made in accordance with this condition 12. We reserve the right to vary these Terms from time to time. Our updated Terms will be displayed on the Website and by continuing to use and access the Website following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time to verify such variations.
- We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently. If you are unhappy with the Website or any Content, please contact us as soon as possible.
- If a dispute cannot be resolved using our complaint handling procedure, we will:
- let you know that we cannot settle the dispute with you; and
- give you certain information about our alternative dispute resolution provider.
- These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.