TERMS OF USE

(Last changed on 25 November 2010)

IMPORTANT

By using this website you agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not accept these terms of use, please leave this website immediately.

Changes to Terms of Use

AIEL reserves the right to change these terms of use from time to time. AIEL will give notice of any such change by posting an announcement on this website. A change will apply to any use that you make of the website after the announcement of the change has been posted.

Information on the Website

The information appearing on this website is for general guidance only and is not intended as a substitute for taking appropriate professional advice. You should take proper steps to check the accuracy and completeness of any such information.

You should not do or omit to do anything in reliance on the information appearing on this website, but should instead obtain and rely on suitable professional advice.

Intellectual Property

The content of this website is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights.

You may retrieve and display the content appearing on the website on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not on a server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use provided that you keep intact all copyright and proprietary notices.

You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the website without written permission from AIEL.

Availability of the Website and Freedom from Faults or Infection

AIEL does not promise that this website will be fault free or available at all times.

AIEL does not promise that the contents of this website are free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties and AIEL shall have no liability in respect of any such infection.

Your Risks and Responsibilities

You agree that you download or otherwise access material from or through this website entirely at your own risk and that you alone will be responsible for any resulting loss of or damage to any hardware, software or data whatsoever. You will be responsible for such loss or damage even if it is reasonably foreseeable or AIEL had been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage (or both).

You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to put in place and maintain sufficient security procedures and virus checks to protect your computer equipment, software, data and any other property that may be affected in consequence of you accessing or using or downloading material from this website or any website linked to this website.

Disclaimer

AIEL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENTS AND MATERIALS, OR FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN OR OMISSION MADE AS A RESULT OF USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENTS.

FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER “LOSS OR DAMAGE” INCLUDES ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WASTED EXPENDITURE, LOSS OF DATA OR ANY LOSS IN CONSEQUENCE OF BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER ARISING AND WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY) OR OTHERWISE.

Nothing in these terms of use shall limit or affect AIEL’s liability for fraud or for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence or for any liability which by law cannot be excluded or limited.

Links

AIEL does not accept any liability in connection with any other website that can be accessed through this website and is not responsible for the contents of any such other website.

Privacy Policy

The information that you provide to AIEL about yourself will only be used by AIEL in accordance with its Privacy Policy. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully.

About AIEL

This website is owned and operated by AIEL, that is to say The Association of Independent European Lawyers. AIEL is an unincorporated association organised under English law with its address at c/o William Sturges, Burwood House, 14-16 Caxton Street, London SW1H 0QY. If you have any queries please contact John.Gray@williamsturges.co.uk .

AIEL does not provide any services to clients. If you need legal advice or assistance please get in touch with your local AIEL member or international associate and ask them for the help that you need.

Each member or international associate of AIEL is separate from and independent of AIEL and AIEL does not accept responsibility for the acts or omissions of its members or international associates.

Each member is separate from and independent of each other member or international associate of AIEL and has no liability for the acts or omissions of any member or international associate of AIEL other than itself.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use are subject to English law and any dispute under or in connection with them shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

International Use

AIEL does not promise that the materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom and accessing this website from territories were its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this website from a location outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

(Terms of Use last changed on 25 November 2010)