Acceptance of terms of use through use

By using this Website you agree that you have read these terms of use, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein (the “Terms of Use “) that you agree to them. These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use you are not authorised to use this Website.

You may print off and keep a copy of these Terms of Use. They are a legal agreement between you and Genus Law Limited (“us” or “Genus Law”) and can only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the Terms of Use at our discretion by changing them on the Website.

Other Terms of Use may apply in respect of certain areas of the Website. If this is the case, you will be made aware of the Terms of Use which apply to those areas.

Please read the Terms of Use and conditions below. If you want to look at a specific section, you can go straight to it by clicking on one of the links on the left.

The Web is an evolving medium and therefore Genus Law reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use at any time. Please check the Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes tacit acceptance of those changes.

Legal Information

Any information about our products and services provided on the Website is for general information only, does not take account of any individual circumstances and may not reflect recent changes in the law.

No contract or engagement is created by this Website. Genus Law is not obliged to respond to any enquiries. Genus Law reserves the right to require reasonable identification before following up with any enquiries. In making this Site available, no client, advisory, fiduciary or other professional relationship is implicated or established and neither Genus Law , nor any other person is, in connection with this Site, engaged in rendering legal, investment, advisory, consulting or other professional services or advice. Neither this Site nor any content on or accessed through this Site shall be considered a substitute for the independent investigations and sound technical and business judgement of the user of this Site and the user should consult with Genus Law or another professional adviser familiar with its particular factual situation for advice or services concerning specific matters.

The information on the Website refers only to the laws of England and Wales and is intended only for residents of England and Wales. Users should be aware that laws and regulations may be different outside England and Wales.

Detailed specialist advice should always be obtained from a suitably qualified lawyer before taking, or not taking, any action.

Disclaimers & Exclusion of Liability

Although care is taken to ensure that the information on the Website is accurate and up to date, we cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions. In particular, any articles in our archives may be out of date. We enter into no express or implied conditions, warranties, Terms of Use or representations regarding the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information.

We exclude to the extent lawfully permitted all liability for loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential (including, without limitation, loss suffered as a result of breach of these Terms of Use which is not a foreseeable consequence of the breach, lost profits, lost opportunity, lost business, loss of goodwill, loss of contracts, increased overheads or administrative expenses or management time) arising out of your use of or inability to use this Website, or from any information or omission contained in this Website.

We do not exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

While we try to ensure that the Website is available 24 hours a day, we cannot guarantee this and will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair, for reasons beyond our control or any other reason we consider to be appropriate in the circumstances. We shall have no liability in respect of any such suspension.

Except where specifically stated in respect of on-line products, nothing in these pages constitutes either an offer, or legal or other professional advice and by using this Website you confirm that you have not relied on any such content.

The Website contains links to other websites not operated or controlled by us. If you use these links, you will leave the Website. These links are provided for convenience only and do not constitute any endorsement by Genus Law of the organisation promoted on the linked websites, their products or services nor does it imply any association with its operators.

We do not have any control over such linked websites or the content of them and cannot accept any responsibility for them.

Please note that although reasonable care is taken to ensure that the Website and the materials available from it are virus-free, we cannot accept responsibility for any viruses which may affect any material you download.

You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking, attempting to gain unauthorised access to the Website or any server on which the Website is stored, or by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful). You may not attack the Website via a denial of service attack or a distributed denial of service attack.

By breaching this provision you may 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 the Website 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 the Website.

Indemnity

By using this Site you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Genus Law its respective affiliates, managing directors, principals, agents, employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from: (a) any content posted by you to the Site; or (b) any use or misuse of this Site by you. Genus Law reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Genus Law in asserting any available defences.

Intellectual Property

The intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, copyright and trade marks) in all material on the Website (including, without limitation, text, images and plans) are owned by Genus Law Ltd unless otherwise stated and your use of them is limited as set out below.

Except where otherwise stated, you are permitted to display the pages of the Website on your computer screen and print a reasonable number of unmodified copies of any of the pages of the Website for your own, non-commercial use. You may not change or delete any author attribution, trade mark, legend or copyright notice, and by printing or displaying the Website you do not acquire any rights in it.

Except as expressly permitted under copyright law, any other copying, modification, reproduction, permanent storage, repackaging, distribution, transmission or commercial exploitation of any of the material on the Website by any means without our prior written consent is prohibited. This applies to both the visual content of the Website and the source code.

You may create links to the Website but must not frame the Website on any other site nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page without our prior written consent

Severability

Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms of Use of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Genus Law with respect to this Site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Genus Law with respect to this Site. If any provision of this Terms of Use of Use is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future law effective during the term hereof, such provision shall be fully severable and this Terms of Use of Use shall be construed and enforced as if such illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision never comprised a part hereof, and the remaining provisions hereof shall remain in full force and effect and shall not be affected by the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision or by its severance from these Terms of Use .

Termination

Genus Law reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this Site, with or without notice.