Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

Use of www.pattinsonbrewer.co.uk (The Site) and the services provided via it are conditional upon you accepting the following terms and conditions. Unless otherwise specified, your acceptance of this User Agreement shall be indicated by your use of The Site. The Site is provided by Pattinson & Brewer Solicitors at 30 Great James Street, London, WC1N 3HA, and its suppliers.

These Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy, (together the “User Agreement”) form our entire agreement with you in respect of non-chargeable use of The Site and supersede any prior agreement or arrangement with you in respect of The Site. If a company name is inserted in your registration request, then the User Agreement shall be between us and that company and accordingly unless the context otherwise requires, references to “you” and “your” in this User Agreement shall also be to that company. The purchase of services from us is subject to our Terms and Conditions of Purchase.

We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions and our privacy policy at our discretion by changing them on The Site.

2. Download Policy

You may download the contents of this web site for personal use only.

You may not reproduce, copy, distribute or publish, whether in hardcopy or electronically, any information contained within this web site without the prior written permission of Pattinson and Brewer.

. Privacy Policy

Any personal information collected on this web site will be treated confidentially. It will be dealt with in accordance with this Privacy Statement and the web site’s Terms and Conditions of Use. If you follow a link to another web site this privacy statement will not apply and Pattinson & Brewer advises you to check the privacy policy of the web site in question.

We will use any personal data you provide to us to deal with any enquiry you make through the web site and to provide any services which you ask us to provide. We may also add your details to our database. We may occasionally use the personal data you send us to send you information about our other products and services which we think may be of interest to you. If you do not agree to your personal data being used in this way, you will have an opportunity to indicate this when you enter your details.

We respect your right to privacy and treat our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”) seriously. We will keep your personal information confidential except to the extent that it is necessary to disclose it by law or to comply with a regulatory or legal process or where we need to disclose the information to provide a product or service that you have requested.

Under the Act you have the right to receive details of the personal data we maintain on you. An official fee is payable. If you would like to see the information we hold about you, if you have a reason to believe that the details we hold about you are incorrect or if would like to be removed from our database, you should contact The Senior Partner, Pattinson & Brewer Solicitors, 30 Great James Street, London, WC1N 3HA.

4. Email Security

Please note that we are unable to guarantee that any email sent from you to us will be received by us or that its contents are, or will remain, secure during or following transmission and we also cannot guarantee that emails sent by us to you are secure. If you are concerned about email transmissions security to or from us, please contact us by telephone or post instead.

5. Exclusion of Liability

Although care is taken to ensure that the information on the web site is accurate and up to date, we cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions on the web site. In particular, any articles in our archives may be out of date. We enter into no express or implied conditions, warranties, terms or representations regarding the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information.

We exclude to the extent lawfully permitted all liability for loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential (including, without limitation, loss suffered as a result of breach of these terms which is not a foreseeable consequence of the breach, lost profits, lost opportunity, lost business, loss of goodwill, loss of contracts, increased overheads or administrative expenses or management time) arising out of your use of or inability to use this web site, or from any information or omission contained in this web site. We do not exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

We try to ensure that the web site is available 24 hours a day, however, we cannot guarantee constant availability of the web site or its contents and will not be liable if for any reason the web site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the web site may be suspended temporarily or permanently and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair, for reasons beyond our control or any other reason we consider to be appropriate in the circumstances. We shall have no liability in respect of any such suspension.

Except where specifically stated, nothing on this web site constitutes either an offer, or legal or other professional advice and by using this web site you confirm that you have not relied on any such content.

The web site contains links to other web sites not operated or controlled by us. If you use these links, you will leave the Web site. These links are provided for convenience only and do not constitute any endorsement by Pattinson & Brewer Solicitors of the organisation promoted on the linked web sites, their products or services. Pattinson & Brewer does not have any control over any of the linked web sites or the content of them and cannot accept any responsibility for them.

Please note that although reasonable care is taken to ensure that the website and materials available from it are virus free, we cannot accept responsibility for any viruses you download.

You may not misuse the web site (including, without limitation, by hacking, attempting to gain unauthorised access to the web site or any server on which the web site is stored, or by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful). You may not attack the web site 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 your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the web site will cease immediately.

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 the Web site.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

The intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, copyright and trademarks) in all material on our web site (including, without limitation, text, images and documents) are owned by Pattinson & Brewer, unless otherwise stated. All rights are reserved.

Your use of this web site is expressly limited to personal, non-commercial use. You may not reproduce any part of this site, except as follows:

Licence to copy for personal use: You may display the pages of the web site on your computer screen and print or download to a local hard disc a reasonable number of unmodified copies for your personal use only.

Licence to copy for limited purposes: You may copy the contents to individual third parties for their personal information, only if you properly credit Pattinson & Brewer as the source and, where appropriate, author of the material.

For the avoidance of doubt, the limited exemptions referred to above do not permit you to incorporate all or any part of the content of this web site in any commercial publication or document, or for any other commercial purpose.

7. Change of Terms and Conditions

Pattinson & Brewer may change this disclaimer at any time by updating this page. We therefore recommend you check this page from time to time to ensure you are referring to the current terms and conditions. Your continued use of our web site, following the posting of any changes, indicates your acceptance of such changes. This disclaimer is effective from 010906.