Terms & Conditions
This Licence Agreement is between Globe Law and Business Limited (“Globe”) and the individual or firm ("Customer") using one or more of the services known as Globe Law Online at https://globelawonline.com/ ("the Site"). The terms and conditions in this document apply to use of the Site and the content contained therein ("the Content"). By using the Site, the Customer hereby accepts the terms and conditions stipulated in this document. In addition, the Customer's continued use of the Site following the posting of any updates to these terms and conditions shall mean that it agrees to and accepts those changes.
1. GRANT OF LICENSE
1.1. The Customer is granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access and use the Site and the Content for its private and internal business use only.
1.2. The licence shall cover the period shown on the sales invoice with no provision for early termination (“Licence Period”).
2. ACCESS TO THE SITE AND THE CONTENT
2.1. Only partners, employees and contractors of the Customer are entitled to access and use the Site and the Content (“Authorised Users”). For the avoidance of doubt, Authorised Users may not share their login details with any third party. This licence is provided for use by Authorised Users only and is not for resale.
2.2. Content and functionality may be added to or withdrawn from the Site or otherwise changed without notice.
2.3. The Customer must ensure that each person having access to the Site and the Content:
2.3.1. is an Authorised User; and
2.3.2. is using the Site and the Content in accordance with these terms and conditions.
2.4. Any usernames issued by Globe to Authorised Users are to be used only by those users or the Customer. If usernames are used other than by Authorised Users, those usernames may be disabled.
3. LIMITATIONS ON LICENCE
3.1. The licence is subject to the following limitations:
3.1.1. Authorised Users may only print the Content by using the Site’s print functions or their web browser’s functions. All access to and use of the Site via programmatic, scripted or any other automated means is prohibited.
3.1.2. Authorised Users are permitted to share insubstantial portions of content with non-users in the ordinary course of business; including but not limited to use in internal and external training sessions, and with clients, current and prospective. Insubstantial portions of content can be taken to be understood as being in line with permissions ordinarily granted by a law firm CLA licence (or other applicable licence) which would usually permit the scanning and sharing of 5% or one chapter in a textbook, whichever is greater.
3.1.3. To the extent permitted by applicable copyright law, the Customer may make copies of Printouts and distribute Printouts and Electronic Versions to Authorised Users.
3.1.4. Except as specifically provided herein, the Customer may not use the Site or the Content in any way that infringes copyright.
3.1.5. On expiration or termination of this Agreement for whatever reason Globe shall terminate the Customer’s and Authorised Users’ access to the Service; the Customer and Authorised Users shall have no further right to access or use the Content.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
4.1. All right, title and interest (including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights) in the Site and the Content (in both print and electronic forms) belong to Globe or its authors or other third-party suppliers.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
5.1 Whilst Globe will use all reasonable skill and care in the creation and supply of the Content, Globe does not give any warranty as to its suitability, accuracy or fitness for any purpose.
5.2 Subject to Clauses 5.3 and 5.4 Globe excludes all liability whether in contract, tort (including liability for negligence) or otherwise for the suitability, accuracy or fitness for any purpose of the Site and any Content and limits its liability for any other liability under this Agreement to the Fees payable by the Customer for the element of the Service or the Data in dispute.
5.3 Subject to Clause 5.4 Globe excludes all liability for loss of business revenue or profits, anticipated savings or wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data and for any indirect or consequential loss whatever.
5.4 Globe does not limit or exclude its liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or any other liability the limitation or exclusion of which is prohibited by law.
5.5. Save as expressly permitted in this Agreement, all warranties, conditions or other terms implied by statute, common law or otherwise are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
6. DATA PROTECTION
6.1. Each party acknowledges that the Customer operates as a data controller and Globe as the data processor in respect of the personal data of authorised users.
6.2. Globe takes the privacy and the security of the information provided by the Customer very seriously. All information given to Globe is stored securely and is not accessible to unauthorised users. Globe does not sell, transmit or license any such personal information to any third party. Globe will use the information that it collects lawfully in accordance with the GDPR for the purposes enabling Authorised Users to access the Site or to provide customer support and invoicing.
6.3. If Globe assigns, transfers or subcontracts its obligations under this agreement, the Customer’s personal data may be passed on to a third party in order to continue provision of the Site.
7.1 The Customer agrees to indemnify Globe against any costs, claims, damages or expenses (including reasonable legal expenses and costs) suffered or incurred by Globe arising out of or in connection with the Customer’s failure to use the Site and the Content in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
8.1. Unless notified in writing between the parties, this Licence Agreement contains the whole agreement between the parties in respect of the subject matter thereof and supersedes and replaces any prior written or oral agreements, representations or undertakings between them. The parties confirm that they have not entered into this agreement on the basis of any representation that is not expressly incorporated into this agreement.
8.2. Force majeure: neither party shall have any liability under this agreement for any delays or failures in performance of this agreement which result from circumstances beyond the reasonable control of that party. The party affected by such circumstances shall promptly notify the other party in writing when such circumstances cause a delay or failure in performance and when they cease to do so. If any such circumstances continue for a continuous period of more than three months, either party may terminate this agreement by written notice to the other party.
8.3. The Customer shall pay the sales invoice within fourteen days of the invoice date.
8.4. The terms of the licence shall be confidential between Globe and the Customer.
8.5. Where payment is not made in accordance with clause 8.3 and provided that the invoice is not subject of a genuine dispute between the parties, Globe shall be entitled to charge interest accruing daily on the outstanding amount at the rate of 4% per annum above the National Bank of England base rate for the time being in force, from the due date until the outstanding amount is paid in full. Globe reserves the right to disable access to the Site for the Customer and its Authorised Users until payment is received.
8.6. Notices: Written notices for Globe shall be sent to its registered office: 3 Mylor Close, Horsell, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4DD or such other address as shall be advised from time-to-time. Notices received by Globe via electronic mail at an approved email address shall also be deemed a written notice.
8.7. Governing law and jurisdiction: This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The Parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
8.8. Headings to the clauses hereof are for guidance only and are not to be taken into account in the construction of this Licence Agreement.
8.9. The Customer may not assign, delegate, sub-contract, mortgage, charge or otherwise transfer any or all or its rights and obligations under this agreement without the prior written consent of Globe.
8.10. Globe may assign any benefit or transfer, delegate or sub-contract any of their duties or obligations under this Licence Agreement.