Terms and Conditions

Your use of the Longmores website (URL: www.longmores.law) (the “Website”) is governed by these terms of use (the “Terms”).  By accessing the Website, you are deemed to accept these Terms.

For the purposes of these Terms and the Website, all references to “Longmores”, “the firm”, “we”, “us” and “our” are references to Longmores Solicitors LLP.

1. What’s in these Terms?

1.1  These Terms tell you the rules for using our Website and set out the content standards that apply when you upload content to our Website, make contact with other users on our Website, link to our Website, or interact with our Website in any other way.

2. Who we are and how to contact us

2.1  www.longmores.law is a Website operated by Longmores Solicitors LLP. We are registered in England and Wales under company number OC387765 and have our registered office at 24 Castle Street, Hertford, Herts, SG14 1HP. Our VAT number is 213680777.

2.2  We are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

2.3  We are a limited liability partnership.

2.4  To contact us, please email enquiries@longmores.law or telephone our reception on 01992 300333.

3. By using our Website you accept these Terms

3.1  By using our Website, you confirm that you accept the Terms of this policy and that you agree to comply with them.

3.2  If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use our Website.

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

3.4  Our Privacy Policy applies to your use of our Website.

4. We may make changes to our Website or these Terms

4.1  We amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These Terms were most recently updated on 11 December 2018.

4.2 We may update and change our Website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our clients’ needs and our business priorities.

5. We may suspend or withdraw our Website

5.1 Our Website is made available free of charge.

5.2 We do not guarantee that our Website, 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 Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

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

6. How you may use material on our Website

6.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

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

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

7. Do not rely on information on this Website

7.1 The content on our Website is provided for general information 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 Website.

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

8. We are not responsible for websites we link to

8.1 Where our Website 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.

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

9. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

9.1 Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

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.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services to you, which will be set out in our terms of business.

9.2 If you are a business user:

9.2.1 We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website or any content on it.

9.2.2 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 use of, or inability to use, our Website; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.

In particular, we will not be liable for: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

9.3 If you are a consumer user:

Please note that we only provide our Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

10. How we may use your personal information

10.1 We will only use your personal information as set out in our privacy policy.

11. Prohibited uses

11.1  You may use our Website only for lawful purposes.  You may not use our Website:

In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

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.

To gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website 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 Website will cease immediately.

11.2 You also agree:

Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of the provisions of these Terms.

Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our Website; any equipment or network on which our Website is stored; any software used in the provision of our Website; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

12. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

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

12.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

13. Linking to our Website

13.1 If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Website, please contact enquiries@longmores.law.

14. Breach of this policy

14.1  When we consider that a breach of these Terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

14.2  Failure to comply with these Terms may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website.

Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution uploaded by you to our Website.

Issue of a warning to you.

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.

Further legal action against you.

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 this acceptable use policy. The actions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

15. Governing Law

19.1 These Terms, its subject matter and its formation are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.


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