This page contains the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy for using www.legalgeek.co.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Who, what and where
    • Legal Geek grants you a non-exclusive and revocable license (“Terms & Conditions”) to use and access the website www.legalgeek.co (“Site”). In these Terms & Conditions, “us”, “we” and “our” refer to Legal Geek and references to “you” and “your” is to you, the end user.
  • What you agree to when using this site
    • By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms & Conditions you must immediately stop using the Site.
    • We will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of the information on the Site.
    • The User accepts all data and information provided on the Site is for informational purposes only.
    • We may change, update or otherwise amend the Site at our absolute discretion at any time and without notice.
    • You acknowledge & accept the Privacy Policy and any other terms or conditions found on the site.
    • Legal Geek provides you with access to the Site (“Services”).
  • Who can Use the site & access the services
    • You are granted a non-exclusive, limited and revocable license to access the Site on the condition that:
      • You only use the Site for lawful purposes;
      • You do not engage in any defamatory, improper, indecent or offensive behaviour;
      • You are not breaking any local, state or state law in your relevant jurisdiction by accessing this Site;
      • You will treat the Site and its users with respect and will not partake in any conduct that could be considered bullying, harassment, degradation, insulting or otherwise demeaning to the human standard of any other person (as determined by us); and
      • You do not breach any of these Terms and Conditions.
    • Site availability
      • By using this site you acknowledge that we are not required to keep the Site available for your use and we make no warranties as to its availability.
      • We accept no responsibility for the unavailability of this Site, or any offers of Services found on the Site, and you agree that we are not liable for any loss or damage that you or any other person incurs by not being able to access the Site.
      • We make no guarantees, implied or express, as to the ongoing availability of the Site or Services.
    • Intellectual property
      • All content on the Site and the Services are the copyright and property of Legal Geek. Without the express written permission of Legal Geek, you shall not:
        • replicate all or part of the Site or Services in anyway; or
        • incorporate all or part of the Site or Services in any other webpage, site, application or other digital or non-digital format.
      • Legal Geek has moral & registered rights in its trademarks and you shall not copy, alter, use or otherwise deal in the marks without the prior written consent of Legal Geek.
      • You agree that by using the site you will not copy the Site or Services for your own commercial purposes. You agree and warrant that you will not solicit the Users and Members of the Site to join another competing site or in any way to stop using the Site in preference of using another site offering comparable services. You indemnify us for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of this warranty.
    • Third party websites & advertising
      • The Site may contain articles, information & advertising from third-party businesses, people & websites (“Third-Parties”). You consent to receiving this information as part of your use of the Site.
      • We are not responsible for any information transmitted by Third Parties or liable for any reliance you make upon the information or statements conveyed by Third Parties (or in relation to your dealings with Third Parties), nor are we responsible for the accuracy of any advertisements. .
    • limitation of liability & indemnity
      • You agree that you use the Site at your own risk.
      • You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the conduct or activities of any User and that we are not liable for such under any circumstances.
      • You agree to indemnify us for any loss, damage, cost or expense that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with your use of or conduct in connection with the Site, including any breach by you of these Terms & Conditions.
      • In no circumstances will we be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect damages, loss or corruption of data, loss of profits, goodwill, bargain or opportunity, loss of anticipated savings or any other similar or analogous loss resulting from your access to, or use of, or inability to use the Site or any content, or in any way relating to an experience itself (or the provision or non-provision of an experience), whether based on warranty, contract, tort, negligence, in equity or any other legal theory, and whether or not we knew or should have known of the possibility of such damage to business interruption of any type, whether in tort, contract or otherwise.
    • Privacy policy
      • You acknowledge and accept the Privacy Policy and agree that you will not do anything that shall compromise ’s compliance with its Privacy Policy nor do anything contrary to the Privacy Policy insofar as your use of the Site is concerned.
      • We may amend the Privacy Policy from time-to-time without notice and at our absolute discretion, and by continuing to use the Site you accept such changes.
    • Termination & cancellation
      • Your use of the Site may be cancelled at any time, for any reason, by Legal Geek on a temporary or permanent basis by Legal Geek giving you written notice. You must immediately cease using the Site should you receive a notice cancelling your license to use the Site.
    • Notices
      • You can direct notices, enquiries, complaints and so forth to hello@legalgeek.co.
      • We will notify you of a change of details from time-to-time by altering these Terms and Conditions.
    • General
      • Nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall be deemed to form a relationship between Legal Geek and you of joint venture, partnership, employment or other association in any way other than parties to these Terms & Conditions.
      • Any provision of these Terms & Conditions, which is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, is, as to that jurisdiction, ineffective to the extent of the invalidity or unenforceability without affecting the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions or affecting the validity or enforceability of that provision in any other jurisdiction. The parties will negotiate in good faith to replace any such provision with a provision which is valid and enforceable and consistent with the intention of these Terms & Conditions, so far as is reasonably practicable.
      • A consent, notice or communication under these Terms is effective if it is sent as an electronic communication (having the meaning given to that term in Electronic Communications Act 2000 and the Electronic Signatures Regulations 2002) unless required to be physically delivered under law.
      • These Terms form part of an ecommerce transaction and the parties agree that these Terms shall be accepted electronically and the agreement to these Terms is formed & validly entered into electronically.
      • The termination of these Terms & Conditions does not affect the parties’ rights in respect of periods before the termination of these Terms & Conditions.
      • These Terms & Conditions are made in accordance with the laws of England & Wales

 

PRIVACY POLICY

  • PURPOSE OF OUR POLICY
    • Legal Geek of 37 Heneage Street, London, E1 5LJ, UK (we, us or our) provides the products and services offered on the Legal Geek website www.legalgeek.co (Legal Geek).
    • For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act), we are the data controller.
    • We have adopted this Privacy Policy to ensure that we have standards in place to protect the data that we collect about individuals that is necessary and incidental to:
      • Providing the products and services that Legal Geek offers; and
      • The normal day-to-day operations of our business.
    • By publishing this Privacy Policy we aim to make it easy for our users, customers and the public to understand what data we collect and store, why we do so, how we receive and/or obtain that information, and the rights an individual has with respect to their data in our possession.
  • WHO AND WHAT THIS POLICY APPLIES TO
    • We handle data in our own right and also for and on behalf of our customers and users.
    • Our Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect about businesses or companies, however it does apply to information about the people in those businesses or companies which we store.
    • The Privacy Policy applies to all forms of information, physical and digital, whether collected or stored electronically or in hardcopy.
    • If, at any time, an individual provides data or other information about someone other than himself or herself, the individual warrants that they have that person’s consent to provide such information for the purpose specified.
    • Legal Geek is not available to children (persons under the age of 13 years or under 18 with supervision of an adult or guardian).
  • THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
    • In the course of business it is necessary for us to collect data. This information allows us to identify who an individual is for the purposes of our business, share data when asked of us, contact the individual in the ordinary course of business and transact with the individual. Without limitation, the type of information we may collect is:
      • Personal Information. We may collect personal details such as an individual’s name, location, date of birth, nationality, family details and other information that allows us to identify who the individual is;
      • Contact Information. We may collect information such as an individual’s email address, telephone & fax number, third-party usernames, residential, business and postal address and other information that allows us to contact the individual;
      • Financial Information. We may collect financial information related to an individual such as any bank or credit card details used to transact with us and other information that allows us to transact with the individual and/or provide them with our services;
      • Statistical Information. We may collect information about an individual’s online and offline preferences, habits, movements, trends, decisions, associations, memberships, finances, purchases and other information for statistical purposes; and
      • Information an individual sends us. We may collect any personal correspondence that an individual sends us, or that is sent to us by others about the individual’s activities, including activities with our partners (such as Facebook or Twitter).
    • We may collect other data about an individual, which we will maintain in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
    • We may also collect non-data about an individual such as information regarding their computer, network and browser. This may include their IP address.
  • HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
    • Most information will be collected in association with an individual’s use of Legal Geek sites, products and services, an enquiry about Legal Geek or generally dealing with us. However, we may also receive data from other sources such as advertising, an individual’s own promotions, public records, mailing lists, contractors, staff, recruitment agencies and our business partners (such as Facebook or Twitter).  In particular, information is likely to be collected as follows:
      • Registrations/Subscriptions/Purchases. When an individual registers, subscribes and or purchases a product, service, list, account, connection or other process whereby they enter data details or grant access to information in order to receive or access something, including a transaction or services;
      • Accounts/Memberships. When an individual submits their details to open an account and/or become a member with us;
      • When an individual grants us access to their accounts with our business partners (such as Facebook or Twitter).
      • When an individual supplies us with goods or services;
      • When an individual contacts us in any way;
      • When an individual accesses us physically we may require them to provide us with details for us to permit them such access;
      • Pixel Tags. Pixel tags enable us to send email messages in a format customers can read and they tell us whether mail has been opened.
    • As there are many circumstances in which we may collect information both electronically and physically, we will endeavour to ensure that an individual is always aware of when their data is being collected.
    • We may also collect anonymous data such as traffic, IP addresses and transaction statistics, which may be used and shared on an aggregated and anonymous basis.
  • HOW DATA IS STORED
    • The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
    • By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
  • WHEN DATA IS USED
    • In general, the primary principle is that we will not use any data other than for the purpose for which it was collected other than with the individual’s permission. The purpose of collection is determined by the circumstances in which the information was collected and/or submitted.
    • We will retain data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
    • Information is used to enable us to operate our business, especially as it relates to an individual. This may include:
      • The provision of goods and services between an individual and us;
      • Verifying an individual’s identity;
      • Communicating with an individual about:
        • Their relationship with us;
        • Our goods and services;
        • Our own marketing and promotions to customers and prospects;
        • Competitions, surveys and questionnaires;
      • Investigating any complaints about or made by an individual, or if we have reason to suspect that an individual is in breach of any of our terms and conditions or that an individual is or has been otherwise engaged in any unlawful activity; and/or
      • As required or permitted by any law (including the Act).
    • If you publicly post about Legal Geek, or communicate directly with us, on a social media website, we may collect and process the data contained in such posts or in your public profile for the purpose of addressing any customers services requests you may have and to monitor and influence public opinion Legal Geek.
  • WHEN DATA IS DISCLOSED
    • It may be necessary for us to disclose an individual’s data to third parties in a manner compliant with the Act in the course of our business, such as for processing activities like website hosting.
    • We will not disclose or sell an individual’s data to unrelated third parties under any circumstances [unless We employ other companies to perform tasks on our behalf and We need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you].
    • There are some circumstances in which we must disclose an individual’s information:
      • Where we reasonably believe that an individual may be engaged in fraudulent, deceptive or unlawful activity that a governmental authority should be made aware of;
      • As required by any law (including the Act) including court orders; and/or
      • In order to sell our business (as we may transfer data to a new owner).
    • We will not disclose an individual’s data to any entity outside of the United Kingdom that is in a jurisdiction that does not have a similar regime to the Act or an implemented and enforceable privacy policy similar to this Privacy Policy. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that any disclosure to an entity outside of the United Kingdom will not be made until that entity has agreed in writing with us to safeguard data as we do.
    • We may partner with or utilise third-party service providers (such as Gmail from Google, Inc., and MailChimp from The Rocket Science Group LLC) to communicate with an individual and to store contact details about an individual. These service providers may be located outside the United Kingdom, including the United States of America.
  • THIRD PARTY Accounts
    • We may link your account with a third party (such as Facebook or Twitter) to our services to enable certain functionality, which allows us to obtain information from those accounts (including your profile picture, friends or contacts).
    • The information we may obtain from those services often depends on your settings or their privacy policies.
  • COOKIE POLICY
    • Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our platform. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our platform and also allows us to improve our Site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
    • A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
    • Please refer to our Cookie Policy for further information.
  • OPTING “IN” OR “OUT”
    • An individual may opt to not have us collect their data. This may prevent us from offering them some or all of our services and may terminate their access to some or all of the services they access with or through us.  They will be aware of this when:
      • Opt In. Where relevant, the individual will have the right to choose to have information collected and/or receive information from us; or
      • Opt Out. Where relevant, the individual will have the right to choose to exclude himself or herself from some or all collection of information and/or receiving information from us.
    • If an individual believes that they have received information from us that they did not opt in or out to receive, they should contact us on the details below.
  • THE SAFETY & SECURITY OF DATA
    • We will take all reasonable precautions to protect an individual’s data from unauthorised access. This includes appropriately securing our physical facilities and electronic networks.
    • The security of online transactions and the security of communications sent by electronic means or by post cannot be guaranteed. Each individual that provides information to us via the internet or by post does so at their own risk.  We cannot accept responsibility for misuse or loss of, or unauthorised access to, data where the security of information is not within our control.
    • We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices of any third party (including third parties that we are permitted to disclose an individual’s data to in accordance with this policy or any applicable laws). The collection and use of an individual’s information by such third parties may be subject to separate privacy and security policies.
    • If an individual suspects any misuse or loss of, or unauthorised access to, their data, they should let us know immediately.
    • We are not liable for any loss, damage or claim arising out of another person’s use of the data where we were authorised to provide that person with the data.
  • HOW TO ACCESS AND/OR UPDATE INFORMATION
    • The Act gives you the right to request from us the data that we have about you.
    • If an individual cannot update his or her own information, we will correct any errors in the data we hold about an individual within 7 days of receiving written notice from them about those errors.
    • It is an individual’s responsibility to provide us with accurate and truthful data. We cannot be liable for any information that is provided to us that is incorrect.
    • We may charge an individual a reasonable fee for our costs incurred in meeting any of their requests to disclose the data we hold about them.
  • COMPLAINTS AND DISPUTES
    • If an individual has a complaint about our handling of their data, they should address their complaint in writing to the details below.
    • If we have a dispute regarding an individual’s data, we both must first attempt to resolve the issue directly between us.
    • If we become aware of any unauthorised access to an individual’s data we will inform them at the earliest practical opportunity once we have established what was accessed and how it was accessed.
  • ADDITIONS TO THIS POLICY
    • If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on our website at www.legalgeek.co/privacy. It is your responsibility to refer back to this Privacy Policy to review any amendments.
    • We may do things in addition to what is stated in this Privacy Policy to comply with the Act and nothing in this Privacy Policy shall deem us to have not complied with the Act.
  • CONTACTING US
    • All correspondence with regards to privacy should be addressed to:
      The Data Controller
      Legal Geek
      hello@legalgeek.co
    • You may contact us by email in the first instance.

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