Terms & Conditions
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Welcome to our website, himsworthscott.com (the “Website”). The Website is provided by Himsworth Scott Limited whose registered office is Fountain Court, 2 Victoria Square, St Albans, AL1 3TF (“Himsworth Scott”, “us”, “we” or “our” for short). Himsworth Scott is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 08036297.
The term “partner”, if used, denotes a Director or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing.
Our VAT registration number is 135 2269 26.
“you” and “your” means you as the user of our Website.
Himsworth Scott is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number 569298). You can access the rules by which we are regulated here.
Collectively these documents are termed as the “Terms and Conditions”.
Use of this Website
By accessing the Website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.
You should read all the Terms and Conditions prior to using the Website. You should also save and/or print out a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.
We may change our Terms and Conditions from time to time. The revised Terms and Conditions will be available via the Website. You will be deemed to have accepted any changes to the Terms and Conditions after you have been notified of the changes on our Website home page and you continue to access or use the Website.
You are not permitted to use, or cause others to use, any automated system or software to extract content or data from our Website for commercial purposes.
If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you should not use the Website.
Reliance on Information Posted
The Website tells you about Himsworth Scott and includes comment on legal, commercial and sporting developments written by us. The comments are written to raise the profile of some of the legal and regulatory issues which we think may affect the industries within which our clients and contacts work.
Materials posted on our Website are not intended as advice and should not be relied upon as such. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information to the fullest extent permissible by local law.
Reliance should only ever be placed on advice that is given in relation to specific client instructions: to find out more about becoming a client of Himsworth Scott please contact us email@example.com and we will be pleased to tell you more.
You may access, view and print out one copy of this Website and all information, images, and other content displayed on the Website (“Materials”) strictly in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
You may only view, print out, use, quote from and cite the Website and the Materials for your own personal, non-commercial use and on the condition that you give appropriate acknowledgement where appropriate to Himsworth Scott. All intellectual property rights in and to the Website and the Materials are either owned by or licensed to us and your use of the Website and Materials is subject to the following restrictions.
You must not:
remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials;
use any Materials from the Website in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right or proprietary right of us or any third parties; or
reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit this Website and/or the Materials for any commercial purpose, without our prior written consent.
Linking to our Website
You may link to any page of the Website, for non-commercial purposes provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. For the avoidance of doubt, the linking site must not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable.
You must not link to our Website in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not remove or obscure by framing or otherwise, advertisements, any copyright notice, or other information published on the Website.
Our Website must not be framed on any other site.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and without notice.
Privacy, Your Personal Data and Cookies
The privacy of your personal data is important to us. Please see our Privacy and Cookies Policy for details.
Third Party Sites
Our Website and/or the Materials may contain links to third party websites, for example, Twitter. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies including in relation to privacy. Please read those rules and policies before proceeding.
If you decide to visit any third party site, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites. Links do not imply that we are, or our Website is, affiliated to or associated with such sites.
The inclusion of any link in our communications with you does not imply endorsement by us of the linked site. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk.
Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Website to another website, these Terms and Conditions including our Privacy and Cookies Policy are no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which are linked to ours is subject to that website’s own rules and policies.
Information on the Website
If you find any content on the Website to be in any way offensive, obscene, defamatory, racist, harmful, inaccurate, unlawful, illegal or deceptive in any way, please notify us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject heading “Objectionable Content”.
On receipt of your complaint we may remove or block access to the content complained of.
On this website we make reference to matters our directors have acted in in a lead role, including at other firms and alongside co-counsel. If any matter is of particular interest and you would like details of other lawyers involved please contact us for details with a link to the relevant case study. In places those case studies may have been amended or merged with a similar client scenario to ensure clients can be properly anonymised, however all are substantively accurate.
To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude and disclaim all warranties, terms, conditions and representations that might otherwise be implied by law in relation to this Website. In particular we do not represent or warrant that the Website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. You must take your own precautions in this respect.
We do not accept liability for any failure to maintain the Website.
We shall not be liable, under these Terms and Conditions for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
The Materials may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. We do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the Materials.
We shall not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your actions or inactions based on the Materials available on this Website. However, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights, and nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude our liability for:
death or personal injury arising through negligence;
fraudulent misrepresentation; and/or
anything else that cannot be excluded or limited by us under English law.
Legal Compliance And Applicable Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any matter or dispute arising in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws relating to the use of or otherwise connected with the Website. To the extent that the Website or any activity contemplated by it would infringe any law of a jurisdiction other than England, then you are prohibited from accessing or using the Website or attempting to carry on any such offending activity and this provision shall override all other provisions of these Terms.
We are required to annually collect, report and publish data on the diversity of our workforce. This data is available on request – please ask if you would like to receive this data.
If you have any concerns or queries about material which appears on our Website or if you have questions about your use of this Website or these Terms and Conditions please email us at email@example.com
If you have any suggestions for improvements or additions that you would like to see on the Website please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org