Terms Of Website Use
You should read these terms and conditions carefully before using our website www.timms-law.com (our site) which is provided by us free of charge.
If you have any questions about our site, please contact us:
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: 01332 364436
Please note that no sale of products or services takes place on this website. Any agreement to provide legal services will be governed by separate terms and conditions in addition to these terms and will be provided to you separately.
Timms Solicitors is a partnership whose head office is St. Michael’s, Queen Street, Derby DE1 3SU and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Our SRA registration number is 56618. To access the rules, guidance and regulations binding our professional conduct please visit www.sra.org.uk and follow the links to the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct.
We maintain professional indemnity insurance in accordance with our regulatory obligations as imposed by the SRA. Details of our professional indemnity insurance are available for inspection at our offices and/or on request.
Availability, Accessibility And Conditions Of Use
While we make every effort to ensure that our site is available, we do not represent, warrant or guarantee in any way our site’s continued availability at all times or uninterrupted use by you of our site. We reserve the right to suspend or cease the operation of our site from time to time at our sole discretion.
We are committed to making our website as accessible as possible for all our website visitors, including those with disabilities.
We are committed to providing an accessible web service. If you experience problems or have suggestions for improvement, please contact the marketing team using the contact details above.
If you would like these terms in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us using the contact details at the top of this page.
As a condition of your use of our site, you agree:
- Not to use our site for any purpose that is unlawful under applicable law, or prohibited by these terms and conditions; and
- not to defame or disparage anybody in a manner which is obscene, derogatory or offensive; and
- to comply with our terms of website use
- to be responsible for ensuring that your use of our site is consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.
We reserve the right to prevent or suspend your access to our site if you do not comply with any part of these terms and conditions or any applicable law.
Your Privacy And Personal Information
Cookies And Other Information-Gathering Technologies
This means that we automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit: –
- the internet domain and IP address from where you access our site;
- the type of browser software and operating system used to access our site;
- the date and time you access our site;
- if you linked to our site from another website, the address of that website; and
- the pages you enter visit and exit our site from.
You may adjust your computer’s settings to block cookies, or to accept them only on confirmation from you.
Ownership, Use And Intellectual Property Rights
Our site is managed and operated by Timms Solicitors.
Third party website developers, Greendog Digital, are employed by Timms to develop and host our site. Appropriate service level agreements are in place to ensure optimum quality control measures.
Control and production of website content, all contributions and amendments are created and managed in-house by the marketing team.
Our site is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, revise, perform, reproduce, publish, license, deep-link, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or content obtained from our site unless expressly authorised by us.
Any intellectual property rights (including without limitation all patents, copyright, database rights and trademarks (whether registered or unregistered)) subsisting in any content or material on our site belong to us and/or our licensors. All rights are reserved for the benefit of ourselves and/or our licensors. Nothing in these terms and conditions grants you any rights in our site or the content within our site.
Software may be made available for you to download in order to help our site work better. You may only use such software if you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that apply to such software (this is sometimes known as an ‘end user licence agreement’ or ‘EULA’). You will be made aware of any terms and conditions that apply to the software when you try to download it. If you do not accept such terms and conditions, you will not be allowed to download the software. You should read any terms and conditions carefully to protect your own interests (they may contain provisions that set out what your legal rights are under, eg, the Consumer Rights Act 2015, what your legal responsibilities are when using software, what the software provider’s legal responsibilities are, and provisions that limit a software provider’s legal responsibilities to you).
All such software is solely for your personal use in a non-commercial manner.
Using the software in an unlawful way (such as reproducing or redistributing it in a way that breaches these Terms and any others that apply to it) is expressly prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties.
While we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on our site, we do not represent, warrant or promise (whether express or implied) that any information is or remains accurate, complete and up to date, or fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance you place on the information on our site is at your own risk. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall operate to prejudice any mandatory statutory requirement or your statutory rights.
Content on our site is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our products and news, features, services and other websites which may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial, or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes.
Hyperlinks And Third-Party Sites
Our site may contain hyperlinks or references to external third-party websites. Any such hyperlinks or reference is provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third-party websites and accept no responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third-party website does not constitute an endorsement of such third party’s website, products or services. Your use of a third-party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third-party site.
Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
If you breach this provision then you will be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking To Our Site
You may link to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
Equality And Diversity
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all our dealings with clients, third parties and employees. Please contact us if you would like a copy of our equality and diversity policy.
Warranties And Limitation Of Liability
You agree that your use of our site is on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. Consequently, we make no representations, warranties, conditions or other terms (whether express or implied) in relation to the provision of our site, including without limitation as to completeness, accuracy and currency or any content and information on our site, or as to satisfactory quality, or fitness for particular purpose.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and our professional obligations, we exclude all liability (whether arising in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise) which we may otherwise have to you as a result of:
- any error or inaccuracies in any information or material within or relating to our site;
- the unavailability of our site for whatsoever reason; and
- any representation or statement made on our site.
Under no circumstances shall we be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered (including without limitation direct or indirect losses) arising from your use of, or reliance on, our site.
We do not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, for any fraudulent misrepresentation made by us on our site or for any other statutory rights which are not capable of being excluded.
If you are in breach of any of these terms and conditions, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless in respect of any costs, expenses, claims, proceedings, actions, losses, damages or liabilities incurred by us in relation to or arising from such a breach.
We reserve the right to vary these terms and conditions from time to time without notifying you. By continuing to use and access our site you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions from time-to-time to verify such variations.
Governing Law And Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
We want to give you the best possible service. However, if at any point you become unhappy or concerned about the service we have provided then please follow our complaints procedure https://www.timms-law.com/complaints-policy/.
Updated October 2022