This statement relates to the terms and conditions of use ("Terms") of Law Hero in connection with the website hosted at www.lawhero.eu ("Website").
The services provided or offered to users of the Website are called "User Services" for the purpose of these Terms.
It is important that you read and understand these Terms before you use the Website.
Reference to ‘our’, ‘us’ and ‘we’ on the Website is a reference to Law Hero (a sole trader as registered on the Companies Registration Office website). Our registered address is 19 Greenbank House, Cualanor, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Access to the Website is permitted on a discretionary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the functionality we provide on the Website without notice. We may also restrict access to some parts of the Website or the entire Website from time to time. We will not be liable if, for any reason, the Website or any of its functionality is unavailable at any time or for any period.
No third party other than Law Hero itself will have any right in enforcing these Terms.
By using the Website, you indicate that you accept the Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please refrain from using the Website. Thank you.
The Terms (and all communications) on the Website are in English and governed by, and will be construed in accordance with Irish law and the Irish courts shall have jurisdiction in any legal proceedings. We retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of the Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
The content of the Website is provided for information purposes only, and does not constitute advice or a recommendation to you that the User Services on the Website are suitable for you and your personal circumstances.
Reasonable efforts will be made to keep the Website available for use; however access is not guaranteed to be available all the time. Law Hero will not be liable for any periodic unavailability of the Website.
Law Hero 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 or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. If there are links from the Website to other websites operated by third parties, we do not guarantee you will be able to access the other website via any link on the Website. We do not guarantee the content or accuracy of any third party's website, nor do we accept any responsibility for your use of that website.
You may not establish a link to the Website from any other website without our prior written consent.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend User Services on the Website without notice. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts, or all, of the Website.
We aim to update the Website regularly and may change the content at any time. We do not guarantee that any of the material on the Website will be up to date at any given time.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.
When using the Website, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy (AUP) as follows:
You may use the Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use the 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); and
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.
You also agree:
not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Website or documents produced by us which are available on the Website; and
not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of the Website; any equipment or network on which the Website is stored; any software used in the provision of the Website or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of the AUP through your use of the Website. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of the Terms, and may result in our taking all, or any, of the following actions:
suspension or termination of your access to the User Services;
issue 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; and
disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of the AUP. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
The information contained in the materials available on this Website (Materials) are for guidance and information only and is not to be construed as legal advice/advice from a practising solicitor in the Republic of Ireland.
Although every effort is made to ensure that the Materials are accurate and reflect the law at the time of use, it may or may not reflect current events or changes in the law. Before you act or rely on the Materials, you should take advice. We disclaim all liability for actions taken or not taken based on the Materials.
Paying for Materials
When you pay for Materials on this Website, you are offering to purchase a product or service from Law Hero on basis of these Terms. Fees may be paid by credit card or debit card and are taken through the payment service provider Stripe. Law Hero pays a 7% fee on all transactions.
Online dispute resolution for consumers is pursuant to Regulation 14 of EU Regulation No. 524/2013.
Materials consist of access to a range of documents that may be downloaded for a fee. All persons who access and/or use the Website and download these Materials for a fee agree to do so on the basis that under NO circumstances that documents downloaded are: sold, copied, screen-shot, partially extracted or otherwise distributed and re-utilised whether for commercial gain or otherwise.
No solicitor/client relationship is established by the use of the Website. Sending or receiving information (including chat, e-mail, subscription and commenting on blog posts) through the Website does not establish a solicitor/client relationship.
The following provisions set out our entire financial liability (including any liability for the acts or omissions of our employees, agents and sub-contractors) to you in respect of:
any breach of the Terms; and
any representation, statement or tortious act or omission (including without limitation negligence) arising under or in connection with the Website.
Except as expressly and specifically provided in the Terms, all warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from the Terms.
Nothing in the Terms shall exclude or limit:
liability arising from death or injury to persons caused by negligence; and
liability arising as a result of fraud or gross negligence to which no limit applies.
We shall not be liable for:
any loss resulting from the provision of any of the User Services; or
any loss for which liability is disclaimed elsewhere in the Terms; or
loss of profits; or
loss of business; or
depletion of goodwill or similar losses; or
loss of anticipated savings; or
loss of goods; or
loss of use; or
loss or corruption of data or information; or
any special, indirect, consequential or pure economic loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses.
Use of the Website and the User Services is subject to the notices of ownership of intellectual property rights detailed from time to time on the Website.
All rights in the design, text, graphics and other content and materials on the Website are the copyright of Law Hero.
Law Hero and its respective logos are registered trademarks in the Republic of Ireland.
We are committed to providing quality services and products. However, in the event that you have a complaint in relation to services or products available from the Website please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital downloads are given their own unique category under under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) are therefore not services or goods. If you want to download Materials within 14 days of buying it, you hereby give your consent to waive the 14-day cooling-off period as mandated in the Regulations. If you don’t give your consent, the 14-day cooling-off period still applies, but you won’t be able to download the Materials until this period has ended. You will be prompted with this question on point of sale.
We shall not be liable for any failure to provide or delay in providing any service resulting from circumstances or events outside of our control, for example due to strikes and other industrial disputes, breakdown of systems or network access, fire or explosions, or power failure.
If any part of the Terms (or of any notice on the Website) is found to be invalid or unenforceable, then such part will be deemed replaced by a valid and enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original part and the remainder of the provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Law Hero may change these Terms from time to time.
Law Hero encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website after any change in these Terms will constitute your acceptance of such change.
These Terms were updated on 5 October 2020.