Use of the Pro Bono Community website (the “Website”) is subject to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”).
1. ACCESSING THE WEBSITE
1.1 By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use the Website.
1.2 Pro Bono Community reserves the right to amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Website, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the Terms that apply at that time.
1.3 Pro Bono Community reserves the right to update, amend and/or withdraw the Website from time to time without notice, and will not be liable if, for any reason, the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
1.4 Pro Bono Community does not warrant that the functions contained in the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.
1.5 The Website and the information, names, images, pictures, logos regarding or relating to Pro Bono Community are provided “as is” without any representation or endorsement made, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied.
1.6 You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, nor restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of, the Website.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
2.1 All content on the Website is the copyright of Pro Bono Community or third parties. All such rights are reserved.
2.2 You may not copy, and may not download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for non-commercial personal or educational use without the prior written consent of Pro Bono Community, and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site, provided that you do 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. Any other use of the content of the Website requires the written permission of Pro Bono Community.
2.3 Where documents and photos have been published on the Website with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not Pro Bono Community), all rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).
2.4 The status of Pro Bono Community (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Website must always be acknowledged.
2.5 You must not use any part of the content on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining the prior written consent of Pro Bono Community or the relevant third party.
2.6 Nothing contained in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trademark, design right or copyright of Pro Bono Community or any other third party.
2.7 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these Terms, 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.
3. RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
3.1 The content on the 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 the Website.
3.2 Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Website is accurate, complete or up to date.
4.1 Pro Bono Community will not be liable for any damages, including indirect or consequential damages, or any damages arising from the use or loss of use of the Website, or the loss of data or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising from or in connection with the use of the Website.
4.2 Nothing in these Terms affects Pro Bono Community’s 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.
6. UPLOADING MATERIAL TO THE WEBSITE
6.1 Any communication that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the Website including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.
7. LINKS TO AND FROM THE WEBSITE
7.1 You may link to the Website home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the reputation of Pro Bono Community or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of Pro Bono Community where none exists. Pro Bono Community reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
8. CONFLICT WITH OTHER TERMS
9. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
9.1 These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
Pro Bono Community is a registered charity in England and Wales (number 1153220) at 48 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JF.