Our Terms of Use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in them) set out the terms on which you may make use of this website. ‘Use’ includes accessing, browsing and using this website. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use this website.

Please read these terms carefully. By using this website, you confirm that you accept these terms and that you agree to comply with them.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

Changes to the website

We may update this website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on this website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that this website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing the website

This website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that this website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of this website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason this website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this website.

You are also responsible for ensuring that everyone who accesses this website through your internet connection is aware of these terms and any other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

The material and works on this website are protected by copyright and other intellectual property 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 this website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on this website.

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 this website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on this website 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 this website in breach of these terms, your right to use this website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

No reliance on information

The content on this website and our e-newsletter (which links to this website) is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to legal or other advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from taking, any action on the basis of the content on this website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on this website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to this 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, this website
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on this website.

If you are a business user, please note that, in particular, we will also not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue
  • business interruption
  • loss of anticipated savings
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

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 this website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any site linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of sites linked on this website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked sites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services to you. These are set out in our Terms of Business which will be supplied to you when you instruct us to act for you on a matter

Viruses

We do not guarantee that this website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access this website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse this 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 this website, the servers on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may 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 all the information we hold concerning you to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this website will cease immediately.

Linking to this website

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, without our written approval, 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 this website in any site that is not owned by you.

This website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this website 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 set out in these terms.

Third party links and resources in this website

Where this website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

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

Applicable law

These terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. Shulmans LLP and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

 

Other information:

You can access information relating to our use of cookies in our Privacy & Cookies Policy.

You can also view information related to the way we are regulated.

We also have a Complaints Policy in place.