Terms of Website Use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.austinkemp.co.uk (“our site”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.


Information about Us

www.austinkemp.co.uk is a site operated by Austin Kemp Solicitors Limited (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 06818709 and have our registered office at 07 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1RL.

Austin Kemp and Austin Kemp Solicitors are trading names of Austin Kemp Solicitors Limited.

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number: 513203).

Our VAT number is 947907671.

We do not accept service by fax or email.

Complaints Policy

We are committed to providing clients with an excellent standard of service. We operate a complaints procedure, a copy of which is available upon request.

Legal Ombudsman

We are committed to co-operating fully with the Legal Ombudsman, contact details of which can be found at www.legalombudsman.org.uk.

Accessing Our Site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual Property Rights

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

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

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

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

Reliance on Information Posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to legal advice on which reliance should be placed, and is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a lawyer-client relationship. The impact of the law for any particular situation depends on a variety of factors; therefore, visitors to this site should not act upon any website information without seeking professional legal advice. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our Site Changes Regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our Liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including:
    • loss of income or revenue;
    • loss of business;
    • loss of profits or contracts;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of data;
    • loss of goodwill;
    • wasted management or office time; and

whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about You and Your Visits to Our Site

We are committed to preserving the privacy of all users of and visitors to www.austinkemp.co.uk. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand how we use and protect the data that you provide to us.

By registering your interest in, or contracting with us from information on, or via, this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of data under the terms of this policy.

Data That We Collect From You

We may collect information about you from opt-in or registration options, e-mails or letters you send to us or telephone calls to us. This will include all or some of the following: your name, telephone and/or fax numbers and address.

Use of Your Information

Your data will enable us to supply the services you have requested. It will also enable us to bill you and to contact you where necessary concerning your relationship with us. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

Disclosure of Your Data

The data you provide to us will be held on our computers in the UK and accessed by or given to our staff working within the UK. Those parties process information, invoices and payments and provide support services on our behalf. We will only disclose this information to third parties for the purposes of validating credit status. We will not transfer your data outside the EEA (European Economic Area).

If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your data may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the data you provide to us without your consent.

Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of information which we sometimes store on your computer. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system may issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies using internet preferences on your web browser although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. If you do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let us know.

Security and Data Retention

We employ security measures to protect your data from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your data for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires. We will keep data which we hold about you up to date.

Accessing and Updating

You are entitled to see the data held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Uploading Material to Our Site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply our content standards. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with our content.

A copy of our content standards is available upon request in the form of our Acceptable Use Policy.

Viruses, Hacking and other Offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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 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 our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to Our Site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with our content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to mail@austinkemp.co.uk.

Links from Our Site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms 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.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Code of Conduct

All solicitors are subject to rules and principles of professional conduct. The following link is to the relevant Code of Conduct that regulates Austin Kemp Solicitors: www.sra.org.uk.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact mail@austinkemp.co.uk.

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