You should read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website, www.thrings.com (the “Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the associated Privacy and Cookies Policies. If you do not agree with or accept any of these terms and conditions, you should cease using the Site immediately.
Please note that no sale of products or provision of services takes place on this Site. Any agreement to provide legal services will be governed by separate terms and conditions in addition to these Terms which can be found here.
Information about us
Thrings LLP (“we/us/our”) is a limited liability partnership registered in England under number OC342744, registered office 6 Drakes Meadow, Penny Lane, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 3LL and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)—SRA number 510691. A link to the SRA Code of Conduct is here. Our VAT number is 762271043.
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 and conditions of use
The Site is made available to you by us. While we make every effort to ensure that the Site is available, we do not represent, warrant or guarantee in any way the Site’s continued availability at all times or uninterrupted use by you of the Site. We reserve the right to suspend or cease the operation of the Site from time to time at our sole discretion.
As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree:
1. not to use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful under any applicable law, or in any manner which is prohibited by these terms and conditions; and
2. not to use the Site to defame or disparage any person or to act in a manner which:
(a) is obscene or sexually explicit;
(b) Is deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;
(c) promotes or assists violence or any form of unlawful activity;
(d) discriminates against any person, group or class of persons on grounds of race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
(e) is designed or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass or alarm another person;
(f) is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person;
(g) is designed or is otherwise likely to infringe (or to threaten to infringe) another person’s privacy;
(h) falsely asserts or implies any form of affiliation with us;
(i) infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights of any third party; or
(j) is made in breach of any legal duty owed to any third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence;
(k) is in any way unlawful or fraudulent;
3. to be responsible for ensuring that your use of the Site is consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.
We reserve the right to prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these terms and conditions or any applicable law.
You are responsible for making all the arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
Ownership, use and intellectual property rights
The Site and all content within the Site is owned and operated by us and/or our licensors. We and our licensors reserve all relevant rights.
The Site is for your personal and commercial use. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Site. You must not modify such paper or digital copies of any materials in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Site must always be acknowledged.
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 posted on the Site unless expressly authorised by us.
Nothing in these terms and conditions grants you any rights in the Site or the content within the Site.
While we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the 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. Nothing on this Site constitutes or is intended to constitute or should be taken to constitute legal advice. Any reliance you place on the information on the Site is at your own risk. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall operate to prejudice any mandatory statutory requirement or your statutory rights. Professional specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action relating to legal issues.
Content on the 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.
Cookies and other information-gathering technologies
For more information on which cookies we use and how we use them, see our Privacy and Cookies Policies.
Hyperlinks and third party sites
The Site may contain hyperlinks or references to external third party websites. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your information and 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 any 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.
Linking to our Site
You may not link to any page on the Site (other than our home page) without prior consent. Where we consent to a link you must do so in way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, and 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.
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 (“malware”). 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 requirement, you may 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.
We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that the Site is free from malware. However, you are responsible for protecting your computer equipment, computer programs, data and other proprietary material from malware and other internet security risks and we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, or malware 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.
Equality and diversity
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all our dealings with clients, third parties and employees.
Warranties and limitation of liability
You agree that your use of the 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 the Site, including without limitation as to completeness, accuracy and currency or any content and information on the Site, or as to satisfactory quality, or fitness for particular purpose.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability (whether arising in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise) which we may otherwise have to you as a result of:
1. any error or inaccuracies in any information or material within or relating to the Site;
2. the availability or unavailability of the Site for whatsoever reason; and
3. any representation or statement made on the 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, the 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 the Site or for any other statutory rights which are not capable of being excluded.
We reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate your access to the Site if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions.
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 the 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.
These terms and conditions contain the entire understanding and agreement between us and you in relation to your use of the Site and supersedes and replaces any representation, statement or other communication (whether written or otherwise) made by you or us which is not contained herein.
We may alter these terms and conditions at any time and any such changes will become binding immediately after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time. In the event of any conflict between the current version of these terms and conditions and any previous version, the version shall prevail.
Should any part of these terms and conditions for any reason be declared invalid or unenforceable by a court of a competent jurisdiction, it shall be deemed to be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions.
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.