PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. IT SETS FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
Welcome to Lawformer!
These Terms and Conditions govern your access to and use of products, services, and properties made available by Lawformer.com (hereinafter “Lawformer”/”Platform”/”Us”). Please, read these terms and conditions carefully before using our Platform.
As used herein, the term “you” (including any variant) or “User” refers to each individual user who enters into these Terms on such individual’s own behalf or any entity on behalf of which an individual enters into these Terms.
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users, and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access and use the Platform.
In order to use certain features of the Service, you will need to register for an account on the Service. You must be eighteen years old to register for an Account.
By creating an account, you agree to (i) provide accurate, current, and complete Account information about yourself, (ii) maintain and promptly update from time to time as necessary your account information, (iii) maintain the security of your password, wallet or private keys and accept all risks of unauthorized access to your Account and the information you provide to us, and (iv) immediately notify us if you discover or otherwise suspect any security breaches related to the Service or your Account.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with Our Service or a third-party Social Media Service.
You agree not to disclose Your password to any third-party. You must notify Us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than You without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
You may have more than one Account, and Platform reserves the right to block multiple accounts of the same user at their sole desecration.
Lawformer provides a platform for legal resources and information tailored for lawyers, law students and legal practitioners, all of whom possess the requisite capability and relevant expertise to draft contracts independently and/or are licensed to do so. Lawformer offers content that is not customized to any specific jurisdiction and we do not confirm that content uploaded on the platform is applicable to every jurisdiction.
The information and resources provided by Lawformer, along with the content, is presented for your private use and does not stand as legal advice, legal support or legal practice. We do not provide opinions about your selection of contracts and/or clauses and/or apply the law to your particular circumstances.
If you are not a lawyer and/or need legal guidance pertaining to a particular issue, you should consult with a licensed attorney.
Neither Lawformer nor any Legal Information supplied by Lawformer can replace the need for legal advice from qualified attorneys licensed to practice within the relevant jurisdiction.
Whereas we are not a law firm, please be aware that any communication between you and Lawformer is not protected as privileged communications under the attorney-client relationship or work product doctrine.
Your use of Lawformer does not create an attorney-client relationship between You and Lawformer, nor does it establish such a relationship between you and any employee or representative of the Company.
Lawformer is not anr/or does not provide a “Lawyer Referral Service” or Referral Legal Services (LRS) and refrains endorsing or recommending any attorney, and it does not provide any assurance regarding the credentials or proficiency of any attorney. (for the purposes of this clause “Lawyer Referral Services or Referral Legal Services (LRS) means a lawyer referral program pursuant to the rules of professional conduct.
All pricing plans and payment terms are indicated on the Pricing Page and shall appear before the completion of signing up for an account with us. Any payment obligations you incur are binding after you sign up for an account with us for the Service. Please review carefully the terms and conditions contained or expressly referenced on the Pricing Page.
If you purchase a paid subscription of any kind, we will charge you at the beginning of the access to the Paid Services.
The Paid Subscription is automatically renewed. In case you do not want to renew the subscription, you may cancel the subscription anytime.
If you participate in a free trial offer for Paid Services, your membership will automatically be charged as a subscription for Paid Services unless you cancel your subscription prior to the end of the free trial period
The platform may from time to time change the price for Paid Subscription including recurring subscription fees and the Pre-Paid Period (for periods not yet paid) and shall communicate any price changes in advance on no later than 3 calendar days’ notice. Price changes will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change
You may not substitute any other currency, whether cryptocurrency or fiat currency, for the currency in which you have contracted to pay at the time of sign-up. For clarity, no fluctuation in the value of any currency, whether cryptocurrency or otherwise, shall impact or excuse your obligations with respect to any payment obligation.
Only the Users of the Website are entitled to copy the content presented on the Website. Such content can only be used for the purposes to copy into a contract or a legal document. Each User, shall directly or indirectly copy or encourage any third party to copy the content or any portion of it, or develop any script or device to copy the content other to copy in in the contract.
You assign all rights, titles, and interests in any Feedback You provide the Platform. If for any reason such assignment is ineffective, you agree to grant the Platform a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, disclose, sub-license, distribute, modify, and exploit such Feedback without restriction.
In case you provide us ideas, suggestions, or other feedback in connection with your use of the Service and Content, such Feedback is not confidential and may be used by us without restriction and without payment to you. Feedback is considered a type of User Content under these Terms.
Our Service may contain links to third-party properties and applications. When you click on a link to a third-party Property or third-party Application, you are subject to the terms and conditions (including privacy policies) of another property or application.
The Platform has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Platform shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that You visit.
You may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, by canceling the subscription.
We may terminate or suspend Your Account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.
Notwithstanding any damages that You might incur, the entire liability of the Platform and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and Your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You through the Service or USD 100, if You haven't purchased anything through the Service.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Platform or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms), even if the Platform or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party's liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
The Service is provided to You "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Platform, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory, or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of a course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Platform provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems, or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error-free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Platform nor any of the Platform's providers make any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Platform are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.
All Content, including Paid Content, on the Platform, is drafted, collected, owned by Company, and is protected by applicable laws. You understand that when using the Services, you will be exposed to text, images, photos, audio, video, location data, and all other forms of data or communication (“Content”) from a variety of sources and that Company is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content.
Each User is responsible for User Content and use of it for the purposes of contact drafting or any manner whatsoever.
The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern these Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.
Before filing a claim against the Platform, you agree to try to resolve the dispute amicably, without Arbitration or Court intervention, by sending us your written Notice of Dispute at the following email address email@example.com.
The Notice of Dispute shall include your name, detailed information about the dispute, and the relief you seek. We will attempt to resolve the dispute informally by contacting you by email. If a dispute cannot be resolved within 90 days of submission, you or the Platform, either party may begin an arbitration proceeding. The amount of any settlement offer made by any party may not be disclosed to the arbitrator until after the arbitrator has determined the amount of the award, if any, to which either party is entitled.
You agree that all claims and disputes (excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable relief as set forth below) in connection with these Terms or the use of any Service provided by the Platform that cannot be resolved informally shall be resolved by binding arbitration on an individual basis under the terms of this Arbitration Agreement. Unless otherwise agreed to, all arbitration proceedings shall be held in English.
This Arbitration Agreement applies to you and the Platform, and to any subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, predecessors in interest, successors, and assigns, as well as all authorized or unauthorized users or beneficiaries of services or goods provided under these Terms.
The arbitration shall be initiated and finally settled under the rules of Arbitration of International Chamber of Commerce (hereinafter “ICC”), an established alternative dispute resolution provider that offers arbitration as set forth in this section. The Arbitral tribunal shall be comprised of 3 (three) members. Each Party of the Agreement is entitled to appoint 1 (one) member of the tribunal. The presiding arbitrator shall be chosen by the party appointed arbitrators. The venue of the arbitration shall be Paris, France. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English.
If ICC is not available to arbitrate, the parties shall agree to select an alternative ADR Provider. The rules of the ADR Provider shall govern all aspects of the arbitration, including but not limited to the method of initiating and/or demanding arbitration, except to the extent such rules are in conflict with these Terms.
If non-appearance-based arbitration is elected, the arbitration shall be conducted by telephone, online, and/or based solely on written submissions; the specific manner shall be chosen by the party initiating the arbitration. The arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise agreed by the parties.
The arbitrator shall have exclusive authority to (i) determine the scope and enforceability of this Arbitration Agreement; and (ii) resolve any dispute related to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability, or formation of this Arbitration Agreement including, but not limited to, any claim that all or any part of this Arbitration Agreement is void or voidable; and shall also have the authority to grant motions dispositive of all or part of any claim.
Any arbitration shall be commenced by filing a demand for arbitration within 1 year after the date the party asserting the claim first knows or reasonably should know of the act, omission, or default giving rise to the claim.
If You are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident.
You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a "terrorist supporting" country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
GDPR Data Protection Rights for EU Citizens: We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
1. The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
2. The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
3. The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
4. The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
5. The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
6. The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
7. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via: [email protected].
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Platform and its subsidiaries, agents, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service, including any data or content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights or intellectual property rights; (iv) your violation of any law, rule or regulation of the United States or any other country; (v) any claim or damages that arise as a result of any of your User Content or any that are submitted via your account; or (vi) any other party’s access and use of the Service with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.
If any provision of this Terms and Conditions becomes or is deemed invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction by reason of the scope, extent, or duration of its coverage, then such provision shall be deemed amended to the extent necessary to conform to applicable law so as to be valid and enforceable or, if such provision cannot be so amended without materially altering the intention of the parties, then such provision shall be stricken and the remainder of this Terms shall continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require the performance of an obligation under these Terms shall not affect a party's ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.
We are always striving to improve the Service and bring you additional functionality that you will find engaging and useful. This means we may add new product features or enhancements from time to time as well as remove some features, and if these actions do not materially affect your rights or obligations, we may not provide you with notice before taking them. We may even suspend the Service entirely, in which event we will notify you in advance unless extenuating circumstances, such as safety or security concerns, prevent us from doing so.
We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material, we will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 7 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.
If there are any further questions, queries, concerns, or complaints in relation to the Terms and Conditions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]
Lawformer Classroom User Terms for Law Schools
Lawformer, grants access to partner law schools for the purpose of engaging with Lawformer classrooms. This access is provided to facilitate collaboration and communication between law schools and individual students.
Law schools accessing the platform through Lawformer classrooms acknowledge and agree to act in strict compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) when handling any information uploaded by individual students. FERPA governs the privacy and disclosure of student education records, and participating law schools are obligated to adhere to its provisions.
Law schools shall take reasonable measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of student information accessed through Lawformer classrooms. Any disclosure, sharing, or handling of student information must be done in accordance with FERPA regulations.
While Lawformer Classroom is committed to providing a secure and collaborative educational environment, it is not responsible for the actions of individual law schools. Lawformer does not have control over how law schools use or disclose student information, and each participating law school assumes responsibility for compliance with FERPA in its interactions with student data.
Participating law schools agree to indemnify and hold Lawformer harmless against any claims, liabilities, or damages arising from their failure to comply with FERPA regulations in connection with the use of Lawformer classrooms.
Lawformer reserves the right to modify these terms to ensure continued compliance with FERPA and other applicable laws. Participating law schools will be notified of any material changes to these terms.