Welcome to this website (“the site”) which is owned and operated by Pier Law Ltd trading as Pier Law. Pier Law maintains the site as a service to its visitors and clients subject to them following these Terms & Conditions and any additional guidelines or rules posted from time to time concerning the use of the site and its associated services (“the Terms”).
By accessing and using the site (and any of its pages) you signify your agreement, understanding and acceptance of the Terms and all information pertaining to both the site and any material on it. If you do not accept the Terms that are in force at any particular time, then you should cease viewing and using it immediately.
All Intellectual Property rights (“IP Rights”) in the site and the content are owned by or licensed to Pier Law or are otherwise used by Pier Law as permitted by applicable law. You expressly acknowledge that Pier Law is the proprietor and/or the authorised user of the Pier Law logo, design and all other copyright, trademarks and all other IP Rights in the software, text, graphics and other material (“the content”) displayed or made available through the site. All IP Rights of Pier Law or its licensees, suppliers or other third parties referred to or named on the website are protected by law from reproduction, imitation, dilution or confusing or misleading uses.
The use or misuse of these trademarks or any of the content (and including without limitation use as a domain name or as part of a domain name) except as permitted herein is expressly prohibited. Nothing stated or implied on the site confers on, or grants, you any licence or right under any patent, copyright work, trademark, design, logo, picture or other work or content on the site or other right of a similar nature to any IP Right. No act of downloading or otherwise copying or reproducing from the site will transfer title to you of any software or the content on the site unless prior approval is obtained in writing from Pier Law.
Use of the Site
You may view, download and print the content from the site subject to the following conditions:
(a) the content may be used solely for information purposes and for your own personal non-commercial private use;
(b) the content may not be modified, adapted or altered in any way;
(c) you may not copy to, or store in, any medium (including without limitation on any other website), spider (i.e. use a computer programme to collect or aggregate material from the site), publish, distribute by any means (including without limitation via any peer-to-peer networks), prepare derivative works from, broadcast, communicate to the public or transmit any part of the site or any of the content or otherwise use the content for any other purpose other than as explicitly permitted herein;
(d) without prejudice to the generality of the above, the above prohibitions apply without limitation to any audio recording or visual or audio-visual works, reviews, articles, trademarks, logos or photographs (or any part thereof) that appear on the site;
(e) you may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, content or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or form) of Pier Law or other content from the site without the express prior written consent of Pier Law;
(f) without prejudice to the general prohibition on linking to the site without Pier Law’s prior consent, you may not use any meta tags or any other hidden text using Pier Law’s name or trademarks without the express prior written consent of Pier Law;
(g) you agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by Pier Law, other site users and/or any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes without limitation conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene, defamatory or offensive content or the disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.
(h) any unauthorised use or use that is in breach of the Terms immediately terminates the permission granted by Pier Law for you to use the site.
Pier Law has taken reasonable care to ensure that the content is accurate at the time of publication but it is for general information purposes only unless otherwise stated. Given the fact that the law is constantly changing no express or implied representation or guarantee (including towards third parties) is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness of the content of the site at any time. Further, Pier Law is not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it nor does it make any representation that the content is appropriate or available for use (by way of legal advice or other) in any particular jurisdiction. Those users who choose to access the site do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations.
To the maximum extent permitted by law Pier Law accepts no responsibility for loss which may arise from accessing or relying upon the content contained in the site.
Pier Law does not warrant that the functions, services and facilities contained or provided by the site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses, bugs, spyware or similar.
Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the site is done at your own risk. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or device with which you access the site as well as for any loss of data that results from the download or use of any such content.
Links to and from the Site
No website that links to the site, and no website to which the site links, is endorsed by Pier Law. It takes no responsibility for content on such a linked website. If in doubt you should contact us. You agree that by accessing a linked website you are doing so at your own risk and agree fully to indemnify Pier Law against any liability arising out of your accessing any linked website.
If you communicate with Pier Law by e-mail, you should note that the security of e-mail is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential e-mail messages which are not encrypted you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet. Should Pier Law give you the option to subscribe to any e-mail service which will update you with news or information, your use of the content received through the e-mail service will be subject to the Terms.