Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read the details set out below carefully before using this website. By accessing this website you agree to be bound by the following terms, conditions and disclaimers (the “terms“).

 Who We Are And How To Contact Us  

www.legalclarity.co.uk (the “Site”) is a website operated by Legal Clarity Limited (“we”, “our”, “us”). We are a private company limited by shares, registered in England and Wales under company number 06452925 and our registered office is at 1st Floor, Charles House, 148-149 Great Charles Street, Birmingham, England B3 3HT.  Our VAT number is 925709016

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Authority under SRA register number 573589.

To contact us, please email hello@legalclarity.co.uk or telephone our customer service team on 0121 314 9102.

By Using Our Site You Accept These Terms  

By using our Site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our Site.

Our Site and the products and services available on it is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom and is made available in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. We do not represent that content available on or through our Site is appropriate for use or available in other locations. Use of the Site in any other jurisdiction may also be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction, which we are not responsible for.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

There Are Other Terms That Will Or May Apply To You  

These terms govern your technical use of the Site only.

By using our Site you also confirm that you accept and agree to comply with the terms of our Privacy Policies and Cookie Policies, which can be found here:

If you make use of any paid products or services advertised or made available on our Site separate terms and conditions of supply will apply to those products and services, which you will be asked to agree to at such time as you choose to make use of those products or services.

We May Make Changes To These Terms  

We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. 

We May Make Changes To Our Site  

We may update and change our Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products and services, our users’ needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes, which will be provided through notices on the Site itself.

You agree to review these terms regularly to check for any changes and your continued access to or use of the Site will mean that you agree to any changes.

We May Suspend Or Withdraw Our Site  

Our Site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site for business and operational reasons and we will not be liable for any loss or damage if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

You Must Keep Your Account Details Safe  

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, 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 of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us by contacting hello@legalclarity.co.uk or telephone our customer service team on 0121 314 9102.

How You May Use Material On Our Site  

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, 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 may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your own personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Site.

You may not make a permanent copy of or reproduce this Site in any form. You may not reproduce or incorporate this Site into any other website. You may only print, display or download temporary copies of the content to your computer for your own, personal non-commercial use.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. 

Do Not Rely On Information On This Site  

The content on our Site is provided for general information and promotional purposes only It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site. 

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete, up to date and we will not be liable for any damage, losses or costs arising from any reliance placed on such material by any visitor to our Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

We Are Not Responsible For Websites We Link To  

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

User-Generated Content Is Not Approved By Us   

This Site may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Site do not represent our views or values. 

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us at hello@legalclarity.co.uk or telephone our customer service team on 0121 314 9102.

Our Responsibility For Loss Or Damage Suffered By You  

  1. 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.
  2. Different limitations and exclusions of liability may apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any paid products or services to you which will be set out in separate terms and conditions of service.
  3. We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it, that might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or equity.
  4. 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:
    1. use of, or inability to use, our Site; or
    2. use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.
  5. In particular, we will not be liable for:
    1. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
    2. business interruption;
    3. loss of anticipated savings;
    4. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
    5. any indirect or consequential loss or damage, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

How We May Use Your Personal Information  

We will only use your personal information as set out in our [LINK TO PRIVACY POLICY]. By using our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Uploading Content To Our Site  

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the content standards in accordance with our policies on acceptable use, details of which are set out below.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, 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 Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our Site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. 

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 posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards in accordance with our policies on acceptable use.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content. 

We Are Not Responsible For Viruses And You Must Not Introduce Them  

We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Site and We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any Site linked to it.

 You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site 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 Site will cease immediately.

You must not place undue strain on our Site nor seek to unfairly influence trading activity in a manner that we believe to be detrimental to us or our customers. We reserve the right to block, throttle data requests and/or suspend accounts in these circumstances, where we have reasonable grounds to believe that you are in breach of these terms of use.

Rules About Linking To Our Site   

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you. 

Our Site must not be framed on any other Site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page. 

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. 

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards in accordance with our policies on acceptable use, set out below.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Site other than that set out above, please contact us at hello@legalclarity.co.uk or telephone our customer service team on 0121 314 9102.

Our Policies On Acceptable Use

You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:

  1. In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  2. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  3. For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  4. To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.
  5. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  6. To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  1. Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of these terms of use.
  1. Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  2. any part of our Site;
    1. any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
    2. any software used in the provision of our Site; or
    3. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

What Happens If You Are In Breach Of This Policy   

When we consider that a breach of our acceptable use policies has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with our acceptable use policies constitutes a material breach of the terms of use the Website, upon which you are permitted to use our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions: 

  1. Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website.
  2. Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any contribution uploaded by you to our Site.
  3. Issue of a warning to you.
  4. Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  5. Further legal action against you.
  6. Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.

We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to breaches of our policies on acceptable use. The actions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

In the event that we fail to exercise any right or remedy contained in these Terms, that does not mean that you or we have waived that right or remedy and so shall not be construed as a waiver.

Information About Our Use Of Cookies

Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to improve our Site. By continuing to browse the Site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. 
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. 
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site. 

Which Country’s Laws Apply To Any Disputes?  

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland. 

Notwithstanding the above, please note that we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

The illegality, invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms will not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder.  If any such provision is found by any competent court or authority to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable you agree that we may substitute provisions in a form as similar to the offending provisions as is possible without rendering them illegal, invalid or unenforceable and the remaining provisions of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect.