Terms & Conditions
These terms and conditions govern your use of the Website (“the Website”) operated and provided by Morecrofts (“Morecrofts”), a limited liability partnership with registered number OC333433. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Please read these terms of and conditions carefully before you begin to access material on the Website.
For the avoidance of doubt, the reference in this Agreement to the Website shall include each and every page on the Website.
Exclusion of Liability and Disclaimers
The Website and its contents are provided for general information purposes only. Whilst Morecrofts has taken every care in the preparation of the Website and its contents, Morecrofts cannot guarantee that the Website and its contents will be completely up to date, accurate and free of errors. Morecrofts makes no warranties, representations and/or undertakings (express or implied) in respect of the Website and its contents, including the accuracy, reliability, suitability, quality, availability or completeness thereof.
To the extent permitted by law, Morecrofts excludes all liability for any type of loss or damage which you may sustain as a result of accessing and using the Website, whether such liability arises in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise (including, without limitation, liability in respect of any losses, damages, costs or expenses) of any nature howsoever incurred by you of an indirect or consequential nature, such as loss of profits, data, business or good will. However, Morecrofts does not seek to exclude, limit or restrict its liability for death or personal injury, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any other liability the exclusion or limitation of which is not permitted by English Law.
Morecrofts will not be liable if, for any reason, the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
The Website and its contents are directed solely at organisations or individuals who access the Website from England and Wales. Access to such materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you choose to access the Website from outside England or Wales, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
Morecrofts reserves the right to restrict access to some parts of the Website to users who have registered.
We must emphasise that any information given on the Website is only intended as a general guide. Nothing on the Website is intended to amount to legal advice and it should not be relied upon in place of specific advice.
Morecrofts shall be entitled to supplement, add to, modify, delete or move the contents of the Website at any time with or without notice.
If any of the material on the Website is out of date at any given time, Morecrofts is under no obligation to update such material.
Unless specified otherwise, Morecrofts is the owner or licensee of all copyright, database rights, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights to the Website and its content.
You are permitted to download, copy, use, view or print graphic or textural content from the Website provided that you use it solely for the purpose of enquiring about the services of Morecrofts and provided that you do not change or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices on such content.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from the Website in any way and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Under no circumstances may you use the contents of the Website in a manner that may give a false or misleading impression of Morecrofts. You agree not to copy, reproduce, store in any medium, distribute, transmit, modify, alter, disseminate or create derivative works from all or any part of any of the contents of the Website, nor may you edit any part of any of the Website other than as permitted above without obtaining Morecrofts’ prior consent in writing.
You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from Morecrofts or our licensors.
Links to and from other Websites
Morecrofts shall bear no responsibility for the contents of any websites to which the Website has links. The accessing of such websites is solely at your own risk. The fact that Morecrofts may have included links to other websites does not imply any endorsement or approval by Morecrofts of the materials on such websites or the owners of those sites. Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and Morecrofts cannot be held responsible for the accuracy or content of information on those sites.
Morecrofts does not permit any third party to operate a link to its Website, nor does it permit any third party to frame the Website without obtaining the prior written consent of Morecrofts.
World Wide Web
The Website is accessed by the World Wide Web, which is independent of Morecrofts. Your use of the World Wide Web is at your own risk and subject to all applicable national and international laws and regulations. Morecrofts has no responsibility for any information or services obtained by you on the World Wide Web.
You not use any device or software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website, nor may you attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or making up a part of the Website. You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes only and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict the use of any of the Website by, any third party.
Computer Viruses and Errors
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the 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. Morecrofts will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.
Whilst Morecrofts will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website does not contain or promulgate any errors, viruses, bugs or other malicious codes or harmful components and will be uninterrupted, Morecrofts makes no warranty or representation that this will be the case. Morecrofts recommends that you should virus check all material downloaded from the Website and regularly check for the presence of errors, viruses, bugs, other malicious codes and harmful components.
To the extent permitted by all applicable laws, Morecrofts excludes all liability (other than liability for death or personal injury cause by Morecrofts’ negligence) in connection with any damage or loss caused by errors, viruses, bugs, other malicious codes or harmful components originating or contracted from the Website and any interruptions in the running of the Website.
Morecrofts reserves the right to immediately terminate your use of the Website if Morecrofts determines at its sole discretion that you have breached these terms and conditions or have otherwise been engaged in conduct which it determines in its sole discretion to be unacceptable.
Morecrofts reserves the right to report any activity which it suspects might violate any relevant laws or regulations to the appropriate authority. If such authority asks Morecrofts for information, Morecrofts reserves the right to disclose any such information to them.
You shall be responsible for and indemnify Morecrofts against all actions, claims, proceedings, costs and damages and all legal costs or other expenses incurred by Morecrofts which are caused by your breach of these terms and conditions.
Acceptance of These Terms and Conditions
By accessing the Website, you are confirming that you have read and understood this agreement.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, you should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amendments to these Terms and Conditions
Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from use of the Website, although Morecrofts retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or other relevant country.
These terms and conditions of use, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.