Terms and Conditions of Use
we or us or our means Allen & Overy and its successors and assigns; you or your means you as a user of the Platform;
Allen & Overy means Allen & Overy LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC306763 and registered office at One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD and/or any other partnerships, corporations and undertakings which are authorised to carry the name “Allen & Overy” as the context requires;
Content means any text, software, database, format, graphic and written work and all other materials developed by, or on behalf of or in collaboration with, us which are or form part of the Platform or provided on or through the Platform with the permission of the third party owners;
Data Protection Laws means the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679) (GDPR) and any similar laws and regulations relating to the processing of personal data (as defined in the GDPR);
Intellectual Property Rights means (i) copyright, patents, database rights and rights in trade marks, designs, know-how and confidential information (whether registered or not); (ii) applications for registration and the right to apply for registration for any of these rights; and (iii) all other intellectual property rights and equivalent or similar forms of protection existing anywhere in the world;
By accessing the Platform you acknowledge and agree that:
(a) the Platform and its contents are provided for general information purposes only and nothing on the Platform is intended to provide legal or other professional advice, is not a substitute for seeking legal advice and does it create an attorney client relationship between us. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this website. If you wish to find out more about the information in the materials published, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org;
(b) while Allen & Overy will use reasonable efforts to ensure the Platform contains up to date and accurate information and classifications, this may not always be the case and it will be subject to change from time to time without prior notice and we shall have no liability in that regard;
(c) you will access the Platform and its Content solely for your own private use and will not use or reproduce the Platform, Content or software (or any part of it) or commercially exploit, sell, lend or let any of it for any purpose whatsoever except with our prior written permission;
(d) you will comply with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements relating to your use of the Platform and Content;
(f) you will keep confidential and secure and will not share access credentials for the Platform or otherwise enable any third party except with our prior written permission. You will provide such information as Allen & Overy may request in relation to that use or access immediately on request.
3.1 We cannot guarantee that the Platform will operate in accordance with your expectations or will be error free. If you are aware of any error in the Platform, please contact us by email at email@example.com and we will endeavour to correct it. We do not guarantee the availability to you of any links that may be provided from the Platform.
3.2 Allen & Overy is not responsible for any telecommunications charges relating to your use of the Platform.
3.3 You will not send or upload anything to the Platform:
(a) that will contravene any laws or regulations, infringe our or any third party’s rights; or
(b) which is offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing.
3.5 We reserve the right to update, modify, restrict access to or close the Platform or any part of it at any time.
4.1 Except as set out in 4.2, we, our suppliers or third parties who have granted us permission to reproduce their material on the Platform own all Intellectual Property Rights in the Content and the Platform. You do not have and shall not acquire any right, title or interest in the Content or the Platform.
4.2 You or the subscribing organisation shall retain ownership of information or documents you upload to the Platform but you hereby grant Allen & Overy a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable licence to use that information (including to reproduce, modify and display it) for the purpose of providing and operating the Platform and, where relevant, to give effect to and administrate the agreement between Allen & Overy and the Subscribing Organisation for which you work.
5.1 We give no express or implied condition, representation or warranty (whether statutory or otherwise) in respect of the adequacy of the Platform or the Content (including as to condition, satisfactory quality, availability, performance or fitness for purpose) and all such conditions, representations and warranties are excluded except to the extent that their exclusion is prohibited by law.
5.2 From the Platform you may be able to obtain access to websites operated by others. We do not endorse those other websites, are not responsible for their content and are not liable for any damage or loss you may suffer arising out of access to or use of the content on those websites.
5.3 We cannot guarantee that Content downloaded from the Platform will be free from viruses. We are not liable for any damage or loss that may be caused to any equipment or software due to any viruses or malicious code or software, defects or malfunctions in connection with the access or use of the Platform or the Content.
6.1 You are responsible for ensuring that the personal data you provide to Allen & Overy via the Platform or otherwise complies with applicable Data Protection Laws and you will not do or omit to do anything that would cause Allen & Overy to be in breach of those laws.
7.1 RegGateway is a product of Allen & Overy. Allen & Overy is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England & Wales (the SRA) whose regulations can be found on their website at https://www.sra.org.uk/.
7.2 Allen & Overy is subject to professional rules regarding complaints handling. We have a written complaints procedure and complaints are handled promptly, fairly, openly and effectively in accordance with it. Please see our website at www.allenovery.com for further information about our complaints procedure (including whether or not you have a right to complain to the Legal Ombudsman), our policy on the payment of interest and our position in relation to the provision of financial services.