TheLitigationFriend.com is a site, service and platform that provides information relating to a potential claim that an employee may have against their employer. The site and platform is owned and the service is provided by Litigation Friend Ltd (“Litigation Friend”, “us” and “we” below), Company Number 12457209, a limited company registered in England and Wales and our registered office address is Mountcliff House, 154 Brent Street, London, England, NW4 2DR
To contact us, please email [email protected]. We do not have an office telephone number and may refuse to contact you via telephone.
Provided that you comply with these Terms, we grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable limited privilege to enter and use the Site.
IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT OR AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS ORUSE THIS SITE.
Please note that we may change, modify, add or remove sections of these Terms from time to time. We will post any changes to our Site by updating these Terms, but we may not make any separate publication about such changes, so please revisit these Terms every so often, because we assume that you agree with these Terms at all material times if you continue to use the Site.
These Terms were last updated on 20 July 2020.
We may suspend or withdraw our site
Our site is made available free of charge.
We will use reasonable efforts consistent with prevailing industry standards to maintain our Site in a manner which minimises errors and interruptions in the Site and will perform Site updates in a professional and workmanlike manner. The Site may be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance or for unscheduled emergency maintenance, either by us or by third-party providers, or because of other causes beyond our reasonable control, but we will use reasonable efforts to provide advance notice in writing or by e-mail of any scheduled service disruption.
We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted or error free. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of any part of our site for any reason. We will try to give you reasonable notice in writing or by e-mail of any suspension, withdrawal, or scheduled service disruption, but we may not.
You agree that we may, in our sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site and/or block your future access to the Site if we determine you have violated these Terms or other agreements or policies which may be associated with your use of the Site.
It's your data
If you are using our Site, whether that be general browsing of our published content, or by making use of our chat support, we will not process a great deal of your data.
If you give us feedback on the Site, for example recommendations for improvements or features, such feedback will be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary and implementation of that feedback is owned by us and may become part of the Site or the Platform without compensation to you. We reserve all rights in and to the Site unless we expressly state otherwise.
Confidentiality & proprietary rights
We are the owners of all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to all text, published material, sound, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, artwork and computer code, including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, and “look and feel” of the Site, in our Site. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
In the course of assisting you, both of us understand that the other party has or may disclose business, technical or financial information relating to their business (“Proprietary Information”). Our Proprietary Information includes non-public information regarding features, functionality and performance of the Service. Your Proprietary Information includes non-public information data provided by you to us to enable the provision of our Services (“Consumer Data”) Both of us agree:
The foregoing provisions will not apply with respect to any information that any of us can prove:
You will own all right, title and interest in and to your data.
No rights or licenses are granted except as expressly set forth herein.
No Legal Advice
Litigation Friend provides a platform for legal information and self-help. The information provided by Litigation Friend along with the content on our Site related to legal matters ("Legal Information") is provided for your private use and does not constitute legal advice from qualified lawyers. We cannot guarantee that Legal Information is correct, current or up-to-date, nor suitable for every situation.
The documents available on the Site are templates reasonably fit for use by you as a starting point for the preparation of legal documents. They are only intended to be used as templates, to be adapted by you to meet your individual requirements. Therefore, if you need qualified legal advice for your specific problem, or if your specific problem is too complex to be addressed by our tools, please consult a suitably qualified lawyer. Neither Litigation Friend, nor any Legal Information provided by Litigation Friend is a substitute for legal advice from a suitably qualified lawyer. As Litigation Friend is not a law firm, please note that any communications between you and Litigation Friend may not be protected as confidential information under legal professional privilege.
Whilst we deny that any legal responsibility arises when you use our Site, in the event we are wrong, we exclude all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed by anyone on our Site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
We are not responsible for websites we link to
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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. By breaching this provision, you would commit 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.
Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligenceof our staff and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, WE AND OUR OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THESE TERMS RELATED THERETO UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY:
(A) FOR USE OF THE SITE OR FOR ERROR OR INTERRUPTION OF USE OF THE SITE
(B) FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES;
(C) FOR ANY MATTER BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL; OR
(D) FOR ANY AMOUNTS THAT, TOGETHER WITH AMOUNTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL OTHER CLAIMS, EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY YOU TO US FOR THE SERVICES UNDERTHESE TERMS IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACT THAT GAVE RISE TO THE LIABILITY, IN EACH CASE, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or other cause of action.
How you may and may not use material in our Site
You may only use this Site provided that:
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You may not do any of the following:
If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these Terms, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Rules about linking to our Site
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site, please contact [email protected] or reach out to us on our live chat.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of this Site.
You agree that any violation by you of these Terms will constitute an unlawful and unfair business practice, and will cause irreparable harm to us, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to us obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that we deem necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies we may have at law or in equity. The failure by us to enforce any provision in these Terms will not constitute or be construed as a waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce it at a later time.
If any reference in these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
Our agreement under these Terms is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with our prior written consent. We may transfer and assign any of our rights and obligations under these Terms without consent. Our agreement under these Terms is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of these Terms, and that all waivers and modifications must be in writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of our agreement under these Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect whatsoever. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under these Terms, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and legal fees.
All notices under these Terms will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, or if transmitted by email, the day after it is sent.
Our agreement under these Terms will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and we both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.