Terms and conditions

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of the Spear Legal website. SPEAR LEGAL is the trading style of Simple Probate Estate Administration Rights Limited, Company registration number 12105202 at registered Address, Profolk, Market Square, Stockport, SK1 1AR.

Please also see the Spear Legal Privacy Notice for information on data collection and processing practices.

For more information, please contact info@spearltd.co.uk

1. General

1.1 By choosing to use the Site, you are agreeing to abide by all of the terms of these ‘Conditions of Use’ between you and Spear Legal.

1.2 We may change, add or remove portions of these Conditions of Use at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review these Conditions of Use prior to each use of the Site and by continuing to use this Site, you agree to any changes.

2. Content on the Site and other leaflets

2.1 The contents of the Site are intended for your personal, non-commercial use. All materials published on the Site (including, but not limited to articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Spear Legal or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed or obtained through the Site.

2.3 You may download or copy the Content and any other downloadable items displayed on the Site for personal use and/or non-commercial use only, provided that you always maintain compliance with all copyright and other notices contained therein.

3. User-generated content and submissions.

3.1 You are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions to the Site. You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish to the Site, any libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material and you agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse controllers, supervisors or other users of the Site, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam.”

In all communications you agree not to use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual preference, age, region, disability, sexual orientation etc. Hate speech of any kind is grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Site.

3.2 Without the express approval of Spear Legal, you may not distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any advertising or solicitation for goods or services through the Site.

3.3 You acknowledge that any submissions you make to the Site (i.e., user-generated content including but not limited to: comments, reviews, text, video, audio and photographs, as well as computer code and applications) (each, a “Submission”) may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Spear Legal and you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.

3.4 You grant Spear Legal a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to Content you submit to the Site, which includes without limitation the right for Spear Legal or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any submission posted by you to the Site.

4. Use of the Site and security

4.1 You may not access parts of the Site to which you are not authorised. Being exposed to advertising is a condition of accessing the Site.

4.2 The Site contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Spear Legal is not responsible for the availability of outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to such site.

For more information please read our Privacy Notice.

5. Representations and Warranties

Spear Legal does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Site by any user, information provider or any other person or entity.

You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk.

THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

BY USING and/or CONTINUINING TO USE THE SITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.