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Intellectual property rights notice

Introduction

The Desktop Lawyer website (Website) is provided by Epoq Legal Ltd (ELL), company number 3707955, whose registered office is at Middlesex House, 29-45 High Street, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7UU.

This notice forms part of the conditions (Conditions) that govern your use of the Website, and the services provided or offered to users of the Website (User Services). It is important that you read and understand the Conditions before you start to use the Website. You can print and keep a copy for your reference.

Reference to our, us and we on the Website is a reference to ELL.

Reference to a Service Provider is a reference to an organisation providing a User Service. The Service Provider in relation to each User Service is identified in the Conditions.

By using the Website, you indicate that you accept the Conditions and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to the Conditions, please refrain from using the Website.

Ownership and control of copyright and intellectual property rights

Content means all document templates and documents, materials and content, including designs, editorial, text, graphics, audio-visual materials, multimedia elements, photographs, videos, music, sound recordings, reports, software, information, formulae, patterns, data and any other work.

Content accessed or available through the Website may be owned by parties other than you or us (Third Party Content) and may be protected by applicable copyrights, trade marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. Nothing in your use of the Website or in the Conditions grants you any right, title or interest in or to this Third Party Content except for the limited right to use the Website as set out in the Conditions.

Specifically:

  • RAPIDOCS and DESKTOP LAWYER and their associated logos are either UK registered trade marks or other trade marks, service marks or trade dress of our parent company, Epoq Group Ltd (Company number 4265146), whose registered office is at Middlesex House, 29-45 High Street, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7UU, United Kingdom.
  • Some of the Law Guide and document templates offered on the Website include public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

Except where expressly stated otherwise, all right, title and interest in and to the Website and all Content, source code, processes, designs, technologies, URLs, domain names, marks and logos forming any part of this Website (Our Content) is fully vested in us, our licensors or our suppliers and are protected by applicable copyrights, trade marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You agree that Our Content is licensed subject to the terms of the Conditions, including the disclaimers and limitations of liability herein. Nothing in your use of the Website or in the Conditions grants you any right, title or interest in or to Our Content except the limited right to use the Website as set out in the Conditions.

Your use of Our Content

We grant you permission to view, download, copy and print any of Our Content on, to or from any single, stand-alone computer solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use provided that any copyright and trade mark notices appearing on such Content are not altered or removed; such Content is not used on any other website or in a networked computer environment and such Content is not modified in any way. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of the Conditions. On any such termination, you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Content.

Subject to that, unless otherwise expressly authorised by us in writing, you agree not to:

  • deep link, rent, lease, loan, share, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right or interest in Our Content;
  • distribute, redistribute, create a derivative work of, decompile, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code, of Our Content, to the maximum extent that such prohibition is permitted by applicable law;
  • copy, reproduce, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way, Our Content or any other part of the Website for any purpose whatsoever in breach of the Conditions;
  • use any data mining, robots or similar extraction methods in relation to Our Content;
  • remove any proprietary notices or labels on or in Our Content, or
  • allow any other person or entity to engage in any of the foregoing.

The reproduction of all trade marks, both registered and unregistered is strictly prohibited.

Any application in relation to the licensing of Our Content should be addressed to us at support@desktoplawyer.co.uk

We shall have no responsibility for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from downloading any of Our Content.

Updated 1 September 2015