Hire.Legal means the services provided by DocPro Limited and its subsidiaries, related and/or associated companies (the “Company”).
This Terms and Conditions Agreement (\"Agreement\") constitutes a legal document that governs your rights and obligations as a member/user of the website Hire.Legal.com (the “Website”), owned and operated by the Company. This Agreement applies to all users and members of the Website, including members who may contribute and/or comment on the Content (see definition below) of the Website.
The Website is a technology platform which provides legal solutions platform services through the platform and Website of the Company. This includes lawyer and client matching services, legal consultations, frequently asked questions, commonly used templates for the users of the Website.
By accessing the Website or using any website with an authorized link to the Website, registering an account or accessing or using any content, information, services, consultation, features or resources (including but not limited to templates and documents) available or enabled via the Website (collectively, the \"Services\"), clicking on a button or taking another action to signify your acceptance of this Agreement, you: (1) agree to be bound by this Agreement and any future amendments and additions to this Agreement as published through the Services; (2) represent you are of legal age in your jurisdiction of residence to form a binding contract; and (3) represent that you have the authority to enter into this Agreement personally and, if applicable, on behalf of any company, organization or other legal entity on whose behalf you use the Services. The Services offered by the Company are intended for use by, and apply to, businesses and residents governed under the laws of Hong Kong.
On the Website, the Company may provide certain lawyer access services and introduce the members to lawyers. At no time is a lawyer-client relationship fostered or created with the Company through the performance of any such services. The Company is in no way, directly or indirectly responsible for the consultation and assistance provided by the lawyers. We are a technology company that matches the legal service providers with clients through our platform. The Company has no control over the services provided by the lawyer listed on our platform as he/she is independent of the Company and not an employee of the Company. We are not engaged in a legal practice and we do not perform the services of a law firm or a lawyer, nor can we represent you or act on your behalf in any contentious or non-contentious matters.
The Website also includes general information on commonly encountered legal issues. At no time, do we provide legal advice, opinions or recommendations about your legal rights, remedies, defences, options, selection of forms or strategies, or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation. The Company, its Services and its forms or templates are not a substitute for the advice or services of a lawyer.
Except as otherwise provided herein, if you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, you may not access or use the Services.
You become a member of Services (\"Member\") by completing the registration of an account for Services (“Account”). This Agreement takes effect as soon as you indicate your acceptance of these terms. You may not become a Member if you are under the age of 18. Services are not intended for persons under 18 and the Company will not knowingly collect personal information from persons under the age of 18.
If you are a lawyer, you can use our Services by completing the registration of an account on the Website. However, the Company shall conduct verification procedures and approve the registration upon completion of the verification process. This Agreement takes effect as soon as you indicate your acceptance of these terms. By creating your profile, you give your express consent to disclosing to the public the information about your full name, jurisdiction(s) of your admission, year of admission, work experience and such other information as the Company may deem necessary for providing the Services on the Website.
You represent that you are not barred from using the Services under any applicable law and that you will be responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to monitor your Account to restrict its use by minors and other unauthorized members and agree not to share your Account or password with anyone. You further agree to notify the Company immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of the security of your Account and to exit from your Account at the end of each session. You agree not to create an Account using a false identity or alias or if you previously have been banned from using any of the Services. You further agree that you will not maintain more than one Account for the same Company service at any given time. The Company reserves the right to remove or reclaim any usernames at any time and for any reason. You acknowledge and agree that you have no ownership or other property interest in your Account and that all rights in and to your Account are owned by and inure to the benefit of the Company.
For any interaction with Services your contractual relationship is with the Company. Except as otherwise indicated at the time of the transaction, any transactions you make on Services are being made with the Company. Any consultation fees paid shall be held in escrow by the Company and released to the lawyers subject to the Terms and Conditions which apply the lawyers.
Also, as a Member you may obtain access to certain services, documents, templates, software and content available to Members. The Services and any other documents, templates, software, content, and updates you download or access via Services, including but not limited to the Company or third-party content, and any virtual items you trade, sell or purchase in Services are referred to in this Agreement as “Content and Services”; the rights to access and/or use any Contents and Services accessible through Services are referred to in this Agreement as \"Memberships\".
Your Account may also include billing information you provide to the Company for the purchase of Memberships, Content and Services and any physical merchandise offered for purchase through Services (“Product”). You may not reveal, share or otherwise allow others to use your password or Account except as otherwise specifically authorized by the Company. You are responsible for the confidentiality of your login and password and for the security of your computer system. The Company is not responsible for the use of your password and Account or for all of the communication and activity on Services that results from use of your login name and password by you, by any person to whom you may have intentionally or by negligence disclosed your login and/or password in violation of this confidentiality provision. Unless it results from the Company’s negligence or fault, the Company is not responsible for the use of your Account by a person who fraudulently used your login and password without your permission. If you believe that the confidentiality of your login and/or password may have been compromised, you must notify the Company via the “Member Feedback” page.
Your Account, including any information pertaining to it (e.g.: contact information, billing information, Account history and Memberships, etc.), is strictly personal. You may therefore not sell or charge others for the right to use your Account, or otherwise transfer your Account, nor may you sell, charge others for the right to use, or transfer any Memberships other than if and as expressly permitted by this Agreement (including any Membership Terms) or as otherwise specifically permitted by the Company.
Your Account will store records of your consultations and your personal query / problem information online, including history, etc. Any information provided as part of a web, over-phone or an in-person / video consultation (if any) becomes part of our Website record. The data may be used by the Company for big data analysis for the development of AI legal services.
The Company offers subscription plans for you on the Website, including, but not limited to: Basic Membership, Premium Membership (“Plans”). By selecting a Plan, you agree to pay the Company the subscription fees (if any) indicated for that Plan.
Payment processing related to Content and Services is performed by either the Company directly or by the Company’s affiliates on behalf of the Company depending on the type of payment method used. In any case, delivery of Content and Services is performed by the Company. Please also refer to Section 4 below.
In case of the post-trial period Membership subscription, after the initial and each Membership period, your Account will automatically renew at the then-current renewal price of the Membership selected until cancelled. If you wish to cancel the automatic renewal of the Membership, you may do so by visiting your Account. For periodic renewal, your credit card will be charged on or around the same day of each period (if the day is not available, the payment will be executed on the last day of the period).
The Company does not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained in any lawyer’s profile. The lawyers are third-party independent contractors solely responsible for the advice they give, the services they provide and the representations about themselves they make. You are solely responsible for assessing the quality, integrity, suitability and trustworthiness of all persons with whom you communicate regarding your legal needs. Prior results (for example, positive ratings / testimonials from prior clients) do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Services and your Membership(s) may require the automatic download and installation of Content and Services onto your computer. The Company hereby grants, and you accept, a non-exclusive license and right, to use the Content and Services for your personal, non-commercial use (except where commercial use is expressly allowed herein or in the applicable Membership Terms). This license ends upon termination of (a) this Agreement or (b) a Membership that includes the license. The Content and Services are licensed, not sold. Your license confers no title or ownership in the Content and Services. To make use of the Content and Services, you must have a Services Account and you may be required to be running the Services client and maintaining a connection to the Internet.
For reasons that include, without limitation, system security and stability, Services may need to automatically update, pre-load, create new versions of or otherwise enhance the Content and Services and accordingly, the system requirements to use the Content and Services may change over time. You consent to such automatic updating. You understand that this Agreement (including applicable Membership Terms) does not entitle you to future updates, new versions or other enhancements of the Content and Services associated with a particular Membership, although the Company may choose to provide such updates, etc. in its sole discretion.
Any Content received through the Website is for your own personal or business use only. You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Service or the Content without the Company’s prior written authorization, unless the Company makes available the means for such distribution through functionality offered by the Service. The Company appreciates the community of Members that creates secondary content using the Company’s Content as reference (\"Derivative Work\"). You may incorporate Content from the Company into your Derivative Work so long as it is properly referencing the Company.
If you incorporate any third-party content in any Derivative Work, you must be sure to obtain all necessary rights from the owner of that content.
All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the Content and Services and any and all copies thereof, are owned by the Company and/or its or its affiliates’ licensors or other Members. All rights are reserved, except as expressly stated herein. The Content and Services is protected by copyright laws, international copyright treaties and conventions and other laws. The Content and Services contains certain licensed materials and the Company’s and its affiliates’ licensors may protect their rights in the event of any violation of this Agreement.
You may not use the Content and Services for any purpose other than the permitted access to Services and your Memberships, and to make personal, non-commercial use of your Memberships, except as otherwise permitted by this Agreement or applicable Membership Terms. Except as otherwise permitted under this Agreement (including any Membership Terms or Rules of Use), or under applicable law notwithstanding these restrictions, you may not, in whole or in part, copy, photocopy, reproduce, publish, distribute, translate, reverse engineer, derive source code from, modify, disassemble, decompile, create derivative works based on, or remove any proprietary notices or labels from the Content and Services or any software accessed via Services without the prior consent, in writing, of the Company.
You are entitled to use the Content and Services for your own personal or business use, but you are not entitled to: (i) sell, grant a security interest in or transfer reproductions of the Content and Services to other parties in any way, nor to rent, lease or license the Content and Services to others without the prior written consent of the Company, except to the extent expressly permitted elsewhere in this Agreement (including any Membership Terms or Rules of Use); (ii) host or provide services for the Content and Services or emulate or redirect the communication protocols used by the Company in any network feature of the Content and Services, through protocol emulation, tunnelling, modifying or adding components to the Content and Services, use of a utility program or any other techniques now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose including, but not limited to provision of templates over the Internet, utilizing commercial or non-commercial networks or as part of content aggregation networks, websites or services, without the prior written consent of the Company; or (iii) exploit the Content and Services or any of its parts for any commercial purpose, except as expressly permitted elsewhere in this Agreement.
Prohibited commercial uses include:
Prohibited commercial uses do not include:
As a Website Member, you may submit Content to the Service, including questions and issues relating to consultation, as well as requests and comments. You understand that the Company may provide such information to different lawyers for the purpose of matching and does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit. \"Member Content\" means any content you make available through the Services, or otherwise provided to the Company or other members, whether online or offline and whether or not solicited by the Company, or to the Company or its affiliates through your use of the Content and Services or otherwise.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Member Content. However, by submitting Member Content to the Company, you hereby grant the Company a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, amend, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, publish, adapt, make available online or electronically transmit, and perform the Member Content in connection with the Service and the Company's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each Member / user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Member Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display, publish, make available online or electronically transmit, and perform such Member Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms and Conditions. The above licenses granted by you in Member Content you submit to the Service cannot be terminated or deleted (save for any personal information submitted, which will be subject to local privacy law). You understand and agree, however, that the Company may continue to distribute, or perform, server copies of your Member Content relating to templates and documents. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.
The Company may process any Member Content uploaded by you and modify it accordingly. The Company is the sole owner of the derivative works created by the Company from your Content, and is therefore entitled to grant licenses on these derivative works. If you use our cloud storage, you grant us a license to store your information as part of the Service. The Company may place limits on the amount of storage you may use.
The Company has no obligation to pre-screen any content. Without limiting the foregoing, The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any content. The Company shall have the right to remove any content that violates this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable.
You further agree that Member Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant the Company all of the license rights granted herein. You further agree that you will not submit to the Service any Member Content or other material that is contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
The Company does not endorse any Member Content submitted to the Service by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and the Company expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Member Content. The Company does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and the Company will remove all Member Content if properly notified that such Member Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. The Company reserves the right to remove Member Content without prior notice.
You shall be solely responsible for your own Member Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Member Content on the Service. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Member Content you submit; and you license to the Company all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, other proprietary or personal rights in and to such Member Content for publication on the Service pursuant to these Terms and Conditions
You furthermore represent and warrant that the Member Content, your submission of that Content, and your granting of rights in that Content does not violate any applicable contract, law or regulation.
If you provide the Company with any feedback or suggestions about Services, the Content and Services, or any of the Company’s products or services, the Company is free to use the feedback or suggestions however it chooses, without any obligation to account to you. Feedbacks, ratings and reviews posted by members on our Services are Member Content that is not endorsed by the Company and does not represent the views of the Company. The Company does not assume liability for ratings and reviews or for any claims for economic loss resulting from such feedbacks, ratings and reviews. The Company may, at its absolute discretion, award you with free Membership for providing feedback or Member Content to the Company.
You agree to pay all fees or charges to your Account in accordance with the fees, charges and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. You also agree to pay all applicable taxes. You must provide the Company with valid payment information in connection with your orders. By providing the Company with your payment information, you agree that (i) the Company is authorized to immediately invoice your Account for all fees and charges due and payable to the Company hereunder, (ii) the Company is authorized to share any payment information and instructions required to complete the payment transactions with its third-party payment service providers (e.g., credit card transaction processing, merchant settlement, and related services), and (iii) no additional notice or consent is required for the foregoing authorizations. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any change in your payment information. The Company reserves the right at any time to change its prices and billing methods. If payment cannot be charged to your payment card or your payment is returned for any reason, the Company reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your access to the Services.
When you provide payment information to the Company or to one of its payment processors, you represent to the Company that you are the authorized user of the card, PIN, key or account associated with that payment, and you authorize the Company to charge your credit card or to process your payment with the chosen third-party payment processor for any Membership, Product or other fees incurred by you. The Company may require you to provide your address or other information in order to meet their obligations under applicable tax law.
For Memberships subject to automatic renewal after an agreed usage period, where recurring payments are made in exchange for continued use (“Recurring Payment Memberships”), by continuing to use the Recurring Payment Membership you agree and reaffirm that the Company is authorized to charge your credit card, or to process your payment with any other applicable third-party payment processor, for any applicable recurring payment amounts. If you have purchased any Recurring Payment Memberships, you agree to notify the Company promptly of any changes to your credit card account number, its expiration date and/or your billing address, or your PayPal or other payment account number, and you agree to notify the Company promptly if your credit card or PayPal or other payment account expires or is cancelled for any reason.
If your use of Services is subject to any type of use or sales tax or VAT, then the Company may also charge you for those taxes, in addition to the Membership or other fees published in the Rules of Use.
You agree that you will not use IP proxying or other methods to disguise the place of your residence, whether to circumvent geographical restrictions on content, to purchase at pricing not applicable to your geography, or for any other purpose. If you do this, the Company may terminate your access to your Account.
As the Account holder, you are responsible for all charges incurred, including applicable taxes, and all purchases made by you or anyone that uses your Account, including your family or friends. If you cancel your Account, the Company reserves the right to collect fees, surcharges or costs incurred before cancellation. Any delinquent or unpaid Accounts must be settled before the Company will allow you to register again.
In some cases, the Company may offer a free Membership to certain services, software and content. As with all Memberships, you are always responsible for any Internet service provider, telephone, and other connection fees that you may incur when using Services, even when the Company offers a free Membership.
Services may provide links to other third party sites. Some of these sites may charge separate fees, which are not included in and are in addition to any Membership or other fees that you may pay to the Company. Services may also provide access to third-party vendors, who provide content, goods and/or services on Services or the Internet. Any separate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with these third parties are your responsibility. the Company makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, regarding any third party site. In particular, the Company makes no representation or warranty that any service or Membership offered via third-party vendors will not change or be suspended or terminated.
You use all Content and interact with other members at your own risk. Your online conduct and interaction with other Members should be guided by common sense and basic etiquette. The Company may terminate your Account or a particular Membership for any conduct or activity that we deem as illegal, improper, or otherwise negatively affects the enjoyment of Services by other Members. You acknowledge that the Company is not required to provide you notice before terminating your Membership(s) and/or Account.
In regard to all Memberships, Contents and Services that are not authored by the Company, the Company does not screen such third party content available on Services or through other sources. the Company assumes no responsibility or liability for such third party content. Some third party application software is capable of being used by businesses for business purposes - however, you may only acquire such software via Services for private personal use.
7. OWNERSHIP OF AND LICENSE TO USE THE SERVICES A. Use of the Services
Except with respect to Member Content, the Company and its suppliers own all rights, title and interest in the Services. The Services are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws throughout the world. Subject to this Agreement, the Company grants you a limited license to use the Services solely for your personal non-commercial purposes. Any future release, update or other addition to the Services shall be subject to this Agreement. The Company, its suppliers and service providers reserve all rights not granted in this Agreement. B. Trademarks
The Company's stylized name and other related graphics, logos, service marks and trade names used on or in connection with the Services are the trademarks of the Company and may not be used without permission in connection with any third-party products or services. Other trademarks, service marks and trade names that may appear on or in the Services are the property of their respective owners. You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright notice, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Services. C. Restrictions on Use of Services
The rights granted to you in this Agreement are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, reproduce, distribute, host or otherwise commercially exploit the Services or any portion of the Services; (b) you shall not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or Services (including images, text, page layout or form) of the Company; (c) you shall not use any metatags or other \"hidden text\" using the Company's name or trademarks; (d) you shall not modify, translate, adapt, merge, make derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Services except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law; (e) you shall not use any manual or automated software, devices or other processes (including but not limited to spiders, robots, scrapers, crawlers, avatars, data mining tools or the like) to \"scrape\" or download data from the Services (except that we grant the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials); (f) you shall not access the Services to build a similar or competitive website, application or service; (g) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Services may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means; (h) you shall not remove or destroy any copyright notices or other proprietary markings contained on or in the Services; (i) you shall not interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Services or use the Services in any way not expressly permitted by this Agreement; and (j) you shall not attempt to harm our Services, including but not limited to, by violating or attempting to violate any related security features, introducing viruses, worms, or similar harmful code into the Services, or interfering or attempting to interfere with use of the Services by any other member, host or network, including by means of overloading, \"flooding,\" \"spamming,\" \"mail bombing\", or \"crashing\" the Services. Any unauthorized use of the Services terminates the licenses granted by the Company pursuant to this Agreement. D. Third-Party Links
The Services may contain links to third-party services such as third party websites, applications, or ads (\"Third-Party Links\"). When you click on such a link, we will not warn you that you have left the Services. The Company does not control and is not responsible for Third-Party Links. The Company provides these Third-Party Links only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to them, or any content, products or services accessible through such links. Your use of all Third-Party Links is at your own risk.
THIS SECTION 8 DOES NOT APPLY TO EU MEMBERS WHERE IT CONFLICTS WITH THE EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT EXCLUDE ANY GUARANTEE, RIGHT OR REMEDY THAT CANNOT BE SO EXCLUDED, RESTRICTED OR MODIFIED UNDER LOCAL CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW.
Prior to acquiring a Membership, you should consult the product information made available on Services, including Membership description, minimum technical requirements, and member reviews.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND ANY PRODUCTS OFFERED THROUGH THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND THE SERVICES AND ANY PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN \"AS IS\" AND \"AS AVAILABLE\" BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARISING FROM USE OF THE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS. THE COMPANY PARTIES MAKE NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR CONDITION THAT: (1) THE SERVICES OR ANY PRODUCTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR (2) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUE OR FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES OR COSTS DUE TO LOSS OF DATA, PRODUCTION, OR USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE COMPANY PARTIES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY CONTENT, MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR FROM ANY PRODUCTS OR TRANSACTIONS OR TRANSFERS RELATING TO PRODUCTS, OR FROM ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, INCLUDING FROM ANY VIRUS THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AND INCLUDING FROM ANY DISPUTE WITH ANY OTHER MEMBER OF THE SERVICE.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER THE COMPANY, ITS LICENSORS, NOR THEIR AFFILIATES, NOR ANY OF THE COMPANY’S SERVICE PROVIDERS, SHALL BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, YOUR ACCOUNT, YOUR MEMBERSHIPS AND THE CONTENT AND SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT AND SERVICES, THE MEMBERSHIPS, AND ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, OR THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT AND SERVICES, MEMBERSHIPS OR ANY INFORMATION, EVEN IN THE EVENT OF THE COMPANY’S OR ITS AFFILIATES’ FAULT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR BREACH OF THE COMPANY’S WARRANTY AND EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THESE LIMITATIONS AND LIABILITY EXCLUSIONS APPLY EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE RECOMPENSE.
YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE AMOUNT THAT THE COMPANY PARTIES ARE LIABLE TO YOU EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) THE TOTAL AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID TO THE COMPANY BY YOU DURING THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE ACT, OMISSION OR OCCURRENCE GIVING RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY, (B) THE REMEDY OR PENALTY IMPOSED BY THE STATUTE OR REGULATION UNDER WHICH SUCH CLAIM ARISES. THE FOREGOING CAP ON LIABILITY SHALL NOT APPLY TO LIABILITY OF A THE COMPANY PARTY FOR (X) DEATH, TANGIBLE PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY A THE COMPANY PARTY'S GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR FOR (Y) ANY INJURY CAUSED BY A THE COMPANY PARTY'S FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ITS AFFILIATES GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE OR SECURE OPERATION AND ACCESS TO THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT AND SERVICES, YOUR ACCOUNT AND/OR YOUR MEMBERSHIPS(S) OR ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.
CERTAIN PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM THE COMPANY IS SUBJECT TO A LIMITED WARRANTY, WHICH IS DESCRIBED IN DETAIL WITH THE PRODUCT.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE COMPANY, ITS CORPORATE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS OF EACH (COLLECTIVELY, THE \"COMPANY PARTIES\") HARMLESS FROM ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, LIABILITIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE SOLICITORS' FEES) RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF ANY CLAIMS CONCERNING: (A) YOUR CONTENT; (B) YOUR USE / MISUSE OF THE SERVICES; (C) YOUR VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT; (D) YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF ANOTHER PARTY, INCLUDING ANY MEMBERS; (E) YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES OR REGULATIONS; (F) THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS THAT YOU OR SOMEONE USING YOUR PASSWORD DID SOMETHING THAT, IF TRUE, WOULD VIOLATE ANY OF THESE TERMS, (G) ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS MADE BY YOU, OR (H) A BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES YOU’VE MADE TO US. THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ITS OWN COST, TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENCE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO INDEMNIFICATION BY YOU, IN WHICH EVENT YOU WILL FULLY COOPERATE WITH THE COMPANY IN ASSERTING ANY AVAILABLE DEFENCES. THIS PROVISION DOES NOT REQUIRE YOU TO INDEMNIFY ANY OF THE COMPANY PARTIES FOR ANY UNCONSCIONABLE COMMERCIAL PRACTICE BY SUCH PARTY OR FOR SUCH PARTY'S NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD, DECEPTION, FALSE PROMISE, MISREPRESENTATION OR CONCEALMENT, SUPPRESSION OR OMISSION OF ANY MATERIAL FACT. YOU AGREE THAT THE PROVISIONS IN THIS SECTION WILL SURVIVE ANY TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT, THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR ACCESS TO THE SERVICES.
This Agreement may at any time be mutually amended by your explicit consent to changes proposed by the Company. Furthermore, the Company may amend this Agreement (including any Membership Terms or Rules of Use) unilaterally at any time in its sole discretion. In this case, you will be notified by e-mail of any amendment to this Agreement made by the Company within 10 (ten) days before the entry into force of the said amendment. Your failure to cancel your Account within ten (10) days after the entry into force of the amendments, will constitute your acceptance of the amended terms. If you don’t agree to the amendments or to any of the terms in this Agreement, your only remedy is to cancel your Account or to cease use of the affected Membership(s). The Company shall not have any obligation to refund any fees that may have accrued to your Account before cancellation of your Account or cessation of use of any Membership, nor shall the Company have any obligation to prorate any fees in such circumstances.
The term of this Agreement (the \"Term\") commences on the date you first indicate your acceptance of these terms, and will continue in effect until otherwise terminated in accordance with this Agreement.
You may cancel your Account at any time. You may cease use of a Membership at any time or, if you choose, you may request that the Company terminate your access to a Membership. Memberships are not transferable. Access to Memberships purchased as a part of a pack or bundle cannot be terminated individually, termination of access to one product / service purchased in the pack. Your cancellation of an Account, or your cessation of use of any Membership or request that access to a Membership be terminated, will not entitle you to any refund, including of any Membership fees. the Company reserves the right to collect fees, surcharges or costs incurred prior to the cancellation of your Account or termination of your access to a particular Membership. In addition, you are responsible for any charges incurred to third-party vendors or content providers before your cancellation.
The Company may cancel your Account or any particular Membership(s) at any time in the event that (a) the Company ceases providing such Memberships to similarly situated Members generally, (b) you breach any terms of this Agreement (including any Membership Terms or Rules of Use), or (c) if no membership, Membership, or renewal fees have been received from the member upon expiry. In the event that your Account or a particular Membership is terminated or cancelled by the Company for a violation of this Agreement or improper or illegal activity, no refund, including of any Membership fees or of any unused credits in your Services, will be granted.
Your Account will be deactivated 3 months after Termination and you can no longer recover or use any documents or templates saved in the Account. Clauses 2, 3, and 5 - 12 will survive any expiration or termination of this Agreement.
This document is governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong.
If you believe content posted on the Services infringes your copyright rights, please provide us with the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of the location on the Services of the material that you claim is infringing; (4) your address, telephone number and e-mail address; (5) evidence of why you believe that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner or its agent; (g) a statement by you that you in good faith believe that the use of the copyrighted material you are complaining of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Correspondence to our Copyright Agent regarding notice of of copyright infringement should be sent to:
DocPro Limited GPO Box 869 General Post Office Central, Hong Kong Attention: Legal Officer
The communications between you and the Company use electronic means, whether you visit the Services or send the Company e-mails, or whether the Company posts notices on the Services or communicates with you via e-mail. For contractual purposes, you (1) consent to receive communications from the Company in an electronic form; and (2) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications and documents that the Company provides to you electronically will have the same legal effect that such communications or documents would have if they were set forth in \"writing.\" The foregoing sentence does not affect your statutory rights.
This Agreement, and your rights and obligations hereunder, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated or otherwise transferred by you without the Company's prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.
The Company shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from causes outside its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, terrorism, riots, embargos, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, accidents, strikes or shortages of transportation facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials.
If you have any questions, complaints or claims with respect to the Services, please contact our customer service department through our member feedback page. We will do our best to address your concerns.
Where the Company requires that you provide an e-mail address, you are responsible for providing the Company with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address you provided to the Company is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you any notices required/ permitted by this Agreement, the Company's dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice.
Any waiver or failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement on one occasion will not be deemed a waiver of any other provision or of such provision on any other occasion.
Except as otherwise expressly set forth in this Agreement, in the event that any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provision shall be construed in a manner to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
You agree to comply with all applicable import/export laws and regulations. You agree not to export the Content and Services or Product or allow use of your Account by individuals of any terrorist supporting countries to which encryption exports are at the time of exportation restricted. You represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such prohibited country.
You agree that this Agreement is not intended to confer and does not confer any rights or remedies upon any person other than the parties to this Agreement.
The Company’s obligations are subject to existing laws and legal process and the Company may comply with law enforcement or regulatory requests or requirements notwithstanding any contrary term.
This Agreement was last updated on 1 March 2022 (\"Revision Date\"). We may, at any time and without liability, modify or discontinue all or part of the Services; charge, modify or waive any fees or charges required to use the Services; or change the Terms and Conditions of Services for some or all of our members. If you were a member before the Revision Date, it replaces your existing agreement with the Company.