LawyerTime is a service operated by Business Data Intelligence Ltd., a Limited company registered in the UK, and governed by the UK and EU laws for companies with limited liability.
These Terms are binding on any use of the Service and apply to You from the time that Business Data Intelligence Ltd. provides You with access to the Service.
By registering to use the Service you acknowledge that You have read and understood these Terms and have the authority to act on behalf of any person for whom You are using the Service. You are deemed to have agreed to these Terms on behalf of any entity for whom you use the Service.
These Terms were last updated on August, 14th 2015
“Access Fee” means the monthly fee (excluding any taxes and duties) payable by You in accordance with the fee schedule set out on the Website (which Business Data Intelligence Ltd. may change from time to time on notice to You).
“Confidential Information” includes all information exchanged between the parties to this Agreement, whether in writing, electronically or orally, including the Service but does not include information which is, or becomes, publicly available other than through unauthorized disclosure by the other party.
“Data” means any data inputted or uploaded by You or with Your authority into the service.
“Intellectual Property Right” means any patent, trademark, service mark, copyright, moral right, right in a design, know-how and any other intellectual or industrial property rights, anywhere in the world whether or not registered.
“Service” means the online business and practice management services made available (as may be changed or updated from time to time by Business Data Intelligence Ltd.) via the Website.
“Website” means the Internet sites at the domain, or subdomains, at LawyerTime.zone or any other site operated by Business Data Intelligence Ltd.
“Business Data Intelligence Ltd.” means the company owning and licensing to users the product called LawyerTime
“LawyerTime” means the product owned and licenced by Business Data Intelligence Group
“User” means any person or entity, including the Subscriber, that uses the Service with the authorization of the Subscriber from time to time.
“Subscriber” means the person who registers to use the Service, and, where the context permits, includes any entity on whose behalf that person registers to use the Service.
“You” means the Subscriber, and where the context permits, a User. “Your” has a corresponding meaning.
Business Data Intelligence Ltd. grants You the right to access and use the Service via the Website with the particular user roles available to You according to Your subscription type. This right is non-exclusive, non-transferable, and limited by and subject to this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that, subject to any applicable written agreement between the Subscriber and the Users, or any other applicable laws:
Unless you are accessing a trial, or free, instance of the Service then an invoice for the Access Fee and any related services will be issued each month starting one month from the date You added Your first organization to Your Business Data Intelligence Ltd. account. All invoices will include the Access Fee for the preceding period of use. Business Data Intelligence Ltd. will continue invoicing You monthly until this Agreement is terminated in accordance with clause 8.
All Business Data Intelligence Ltd. invoices will be available to You by email. You must pay or arrange payment of all amounts specified in any invoice by the due date on the invoice. Business Data Intelligence Ltd. will deduct the payment automatically under the terms of those arrangements. You are responsible for payment of all taxes and duties in addition to the Access Fee.
You must only use the Service and Website for Your own lawful internal business purposes, in accordance with these Terms and any notice sent by Business Data Intelligence Ltd. or condition posted on the Website.
You may not use the Service to gain competitive information about Business Data Intelligence Ltd. or the Service.
Depending on which instance of the Service You are accessing Your use of the Service may be subject to limitations, including but not limited to monthly transaction volumes, data storage, feature sets, and the number of calls You are permitted to make against Business Data Intelligence Ltd.’s application programming interface.
As a condition of these Terms, if You use any communication tools available through the Website (such as email, file notes, text messages, forums), You agree only to use such communication tools for lawful and legitimate purposes. You must not use any such communication tool for posting or disseminating any material unrelated to the use of the Service, including (but not limited to): offers of goods or services for sale, unsolicited commercial e-mail, files that may damage any other person’s computing devices or software, content that may be offensive, or material in violation of any law (including material that is protected by copyright or trade secrets which You do not have the right to use).
When You make any communication on the Website, You represent that You are permitted to make such communication. Business Data Intelligence Ltd. is under no obligation to ensure that the communications on the Website are legitimate or that they are related only to the use of the Service. As with any other web-based service, You must exercise caution when using the communication tools available on the Website. However, Business Data Intelligence Ltd. does reserve the right to remove any communication at any time in its sole discretion.
You indemnify Business Data Intelligence Ltd. LTD against: all claims, costs, damage and loss arising from Your breach of any of these Terms or obligations, including (but not limited to) any costs relating to the recovery of any Access Fees that are due but have not been paid by You.
Unless the relevant party has the prior written consent of the other or unless required to do so by law:
Title to, and all Intellectual Property Rights in the Service, the Website and any documentation relating to the Service remain the property of Business Data Intelligence Ltd. (or its licensors).
Title to, and all Intellectual Property Rights in, the Data remain Your property. However, Your access to the Data is contingent on full payment of the Business Data Intelligence Ltd. Access Fee when due. You grant Business Data Intelligence Ltd. a license to use, copy, transmit, store, and backup Your information and Data for the purposes of enabling You to access and use the Service and for any other purpose related to provision of services to You.
Business Data Intelligence Ltd. adheres to its best practice policies and procedures to prevent data loss, including a frequent system data backup policy, but does not make any guarantees that there will be no loss of Data. Business Data Intelligence Ltd. expressly excludes liability for any loss of Data no matter how caused.
You can request a backup of your Data at any time. Backups will be provided in a common export format determined by Business Data Intelligence Ltd. Additional costs may apply depending on the frequency, size, and delivery requirements of the backups.
If You enable third-party applications for use in conjunction with the Service, You acknowledge that Business Data Intelligence Ltd. may allow the providers of those third-party applications to access Your Data as required for the interoperation of such third-party applications with the Service. Business Data Intelligence Ltd. shall not be responsible for any disclosure, modification or deletion of Your Data resulting from any such access by third-party application providers.
You acknowledge that the Intellectual Proprietary Rights in the Software belong exclusively to Business Data Intelligence Ltd. and that You will not dispute such ownership. In the event that Business Data Intelligence Ltd. provides new features or services based on requests or suggestions made by You, You acknowledge that any such new features or services belong exclusively to Business Data Intelligence Ltd., and that You will not be compensated for the request or suggestion.
You warrant that where You have registered to use the Service on behalf of another person, You have the authority to agree to these Terms on behalf of that person and agree that by registering to use the Service You bind the person on whose behalf You act to the performance of any and all obligations that You become subject to by virtue of these Terms, without limiting Your own personal obligations under these Terms.
You acknowledge that:
Business Data Intelligence Ltd. gives no warranty about the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Business Data Intelligence Ltd. does not warrant that the Service will meet Your requirements or that it will be suitable for any particular purpose. To avoid doubt, all implied conditions or warranties are excluded in so far as is permitted by law, including (without limitation) warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, title and non-infringement.
You warrant and represent that You are acquiring the right to access and use the Service for the purposes of a business and that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any statutory consumer guarantees or legislation intended to protect non-business consumers in any jurisdiction does not apply to the supply of the Service, the Website or these Terms.
Business Data Intelligence Ltd. will not provide any refund for any remaining prepaid period for a prepaid Access Fee subscription.
These Terms will continue for the period covered by the Access Fee paid or payable. At the end of each billing period these Terms will automatically continue for another period of the same duration as that period, provided You continue to pay the prescribed Access Fee when due, unless either party terminates these Terms by giving notice to the other party at least 30 days before the end of the relevant payment period. If You terminate these Terms You shall be liable to pay all relevant Access Fees on a pro-rata basis for each day of the then current period up to and including the day of termination of these Terms.
Business Data Intelligence Ltd. may take any or all of the following actions, at its sole discretion:
For the avoidance of doubt, if payment of any invoice for Access Fees due in relation to any of Your Billing Contacts, Billing Plans or any of Your Organizations (as defined at clause 3) is not made in full by the relevant due date, Business Data Intelligence Ltd. may: suspend or terminate Your use of the Service, the authority for all or any of Your Organizations to use the Service, or Your rights of access to all or any Data.
Termination of these Terms is without prejudice to any rights and obligations of the parties accrued up to and including the date of termination. On termination of this Agreement You will:
Business Data Intelligence Ltd. is entitled to delete all copies of your Data after 30 days following termination of this agreement. You are entitled to receive a backup of your Data provided the request is made within 20 days following termination of this agreement.
Clauses 3.1, 3.7, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 survive the expiry or termination of these Terms.
Limited support will be provided by Business Data Intelligence Ltd. to paying Users of the Service subject to the following conditions:
The limited support provided under this Agreement is not intended to be a replacement for end-user training, system configuration, or consulting. If, in the sole opinion of Business Data Intelligence Ltd., the support request does not meet the criteria for limited support under this Agreement then Business Data Intelligence Ltd. may decline to respond to the support request and may suggest alternative means of satisfying the support request such as via professional services for additional training or consulting, or by entering into a more comprehensive support agreement that better meets Your requirements.
Details on how to contact Support can be found on the Website.
The Service will be available to the Recipient for 99.5% of all scheduled available time as it relates solely to the Business Data Intelligence Ltd. Hosting’s network and server Internet access. Scheduled available time shall be defined as 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, excluding:
If either party waives any breach of these Terms, this will not constitute a waiver of any other breach. No waiver will be effective unless made in writing.
Neither party will be liable for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations under these Terms if the delay or failure is due to any cause outside its reasonable control. This clause does not apply to any obligation to pay money.
You may not assign or transfer any rights to any other person without Business Data Intelligence Ltd.’s prior written consent.
If the information or data You are accessing using the Service and the Website is solely that of a person who is a tax resident in the United States of America at the time that You accept these terms then the State of California law govern this Agreement and You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts of Santa Clara County, California or federal court for the Northern District of California for all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement.
If the information or Data You are accessing using the Service and the Website is solely that of a person who is a tax resident in the United Kingdom or European Union at the time that You accept these terms then the laws of England and Wales govern this Agreement and You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales for all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement.
If the information or Data You are accessing using the Service and the Website is solely that of a person who is a tax resident in Australia at the time that You accept these terms then Australian law governs this Agreement and You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia for all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement. In all other situations this Agreement is governed by the laws of New Zealand and You hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand for all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement.
If any part or provision of these Terms is invalid, unenforceable or in conflict with the law, that part or provision is replaced with a provision which, as far as possible, accomplishes the original purpose of that part or provision. The remainder of this Agreement will be binding on the parties.
Any notice given under these Terms by either party to the other must be in writing by email and will be deemed to have been given on transmission. Notices to Business Data Intelligence Ltd. must be sent to email@example.com or to any other email address notified by email to You by Business Data Intelligence Ltd.. Notices to You will be sent to the email address which You provided when setting up Your access to the Service.
The following terms only apply to law firms in the United Kingdom and Wales who are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”).
The following terms only apply to clients who are regulated by the European Union (EU) regulations.
The following terms only apply to entities regulated by the New Zealand legislation Tax Administration Act 1994 and the Goods and Services Tax Act 1985.