Terms and Conditions of Use

1.Introduction

The Vigo Law Office has created and operates the www.vigo-avocats.com website (hereinafter the “Site”). This website is published by the Vigo Law Office, a limited liability law partnership (AARPI), which is located at 9 rue Boissy d’Anglas, 75008 Paris. Email: vigo@vigo-avocats.com, Telephone: 01.55.27.93.93, Registration (SIRET) number: 51441685800017.

The Vigo Law Office is a law firm registered with the Paris Bar Association.

2.Purpose

The purpose of the Site is to provide clients, colleagues and internet users with general information only. This information does not constitute legal advice or a legal consultation and does not create a lawyer-client relationship. This information shall not be deemed marketing, a solicitation and/or an offer of services.

By using the Site, each individual (hereinafter the “User”) accepts, without reservation, amendment or restriction, the terms and conditions of use of the Site, i.e. the Legal Notices (which may be accessed by clicking here), the Privacy Policy (which may be accessed by clicking here) and these General Terms and Conditions of Use.
These terms and conditions of use set out the terms and conditions governing access to the Site and the use made thereof by the User.
In the event of an amendment or update, the revised General Terms and Conditions of Use will be posted on the Site, stating the date of the most recent update. Therefore, Users should therefore regularly check the Site in order to be informed of any amendment or update to the General Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site.

3.Effective date

These terms and conditions of use will take effect on the date they are posted online.
They are binding on users as from the date they first use the Site, for the entire duration of their use, and until these terms and conditions of use are amended.

4.Access to the site

Access to the website is free for any User who has internet access. Users are solely responsible for the proper operation of their computer equipment and their internet access.

The service can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, the Vigo Law Office reserves the right, without notice or compensation, to temporarily shut down the website or the access to one or more of the website’s services, in particular to carry out maintenance operations or to update or change access hours. The foregoing list is non-exhaustive.

5.Intellectual property

The Site and each of its components, in particular the texts, articles, newsletters, press releases, presentations, brochures and illustrations, are the Law Office’s exclusive intellectual property.
The User is not authorised to reproduce, display, modify, translate and/or adapt the Site or any of its components, in whole or in part, for consideration or free of charge, or to reproduce and/or display such translations, adaptations and modifications, in whole or in part, for consideration or free of charge, without the Law Office’s prior written approval.
As an exception to the preceding paragraphs, the Law Office authorises Users to download to the hard disk of their personal computer information letters or other documents, which are the property of the Law Office, and which are made available to Users as electronic files specifically for the purpose of being downloaded. In this case, and unless otherwise expressly stated on each of the aforementioned documents, Users are authorised to keep a copy of these documents, to print them and to share them, provided they are not modified.
Any short quotation should include the title of the document or the page of the Website quoted, the name of its author and, if applicable, the date of the document quoted.

6.Hyperlinks

The Law Office ensures that the Site does not contain any hyperlinks providing direct or indirect access to sites or pages of sites whose content is contrary to the essential principles of the legal profession and it will immediately take all necessary steps to delete hyperlinks if the content of site to which they point is contrary to the essential principles of the profession. However, the Law Office shall not incur liability beyond this ethical obligation.

7.Security

The Site is an automated data processing system. Any fraudulent access or attempted fraudulent access to this system is prohibited and subject to criminal penalties.
The Vigo Law Office complies with best practices in order to secure the Site. However, it cannot guarantee absolute security.

8.Liability

Each User is solely responsible for his/her use of the Site and/or the information provided by the Site, and the Law Office shall under no circumstances be liable for any direct or indirect loss resulting from the User’s use of the Site and/or this information.
The User undertakes not to interfere with or interrupt normal operation of the Site.
The Law Office does not warrant that the Site will be continuously accessible or available, or that it is virus-free.
Furthermore, the Law Office shall not be liable for any loss due to fraudulent access by a third party that changes the information posted on the Site.

9.Governing law

These terms and conditions of use are governed by French law.