This website at cms-techbytes.law (the “Website”) is owned and operated by CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP. The Head office is Cannon Place,78 Cannon Street,London,EC4N 6AF, United Kingdom. CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP have partnered with Passle to provide this website and it’s content, Passle are an EquIP client of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use this Website. By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree, please do not use our Website.

Our Website may contain content from / links to other websites at different web addresses, some of which are owned and operated by third parties that are not controlled by CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP / Passle. These Terms of Use do not cover these websites or content. If you access these websites using the links provided, the operators of these websites may collect and use personal information from you in accordance with their privacy policies, which will differ from ours.

Content

Content that is shared /  provided via this website has been included in good faith and is for general informational purposes only, it is not to provide legal advice of any kind. It should not be relied on for any specific purpose and no representation or warranty is given as regards its accuracy or completeness. There is no attempt to profit or generate income from any of the content shared or the organisations / persons that are featured. By sharing third party content on this website we are also not endorsing or recommending any particular organisation, individual or views communicated, they are the opinions of the original authors or those individuals who have shared / reposted additional comments in response to the original content. If there is any content on the website that you believe could cause offence or is illegal, please email:  webmaster@cms-cmno.com and we will review content of concern and where appropriate we will take actions to remove any offending / edit content.

Neither CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP or Passle nor any affiliates nor their or their affiliates' officers, employees or agents shall be liable for any loss, damage or expense arising out of any access to or use of this site or any site linked to it including, without limitation, any loss of profit, indirect, incidental or consequential loss.

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this site as and when we consider it appropriate and without notice.

Limitation of liability

Except as required otherwise by applicable law, we do not accept any responsibility and shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of or reliance on any information, opinions, content and/or material held on this Website or made available in connection with this Website: or
  • interruption or delay in access, use of, or inability to use or access, this Website,

including but not limited to: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; loss of data; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; wasted management time; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all conditions, warranties and representations in relation to this Website, whether express or implied.

Except as required otherwise by applicable law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused to your information technology, computer programmes, platform, data or other proprietary material arising in connection with your use of this Website.

Your use of our website

You must not use our Website:

  • in any way that breaches any law, rule, decree, decision, judgment or regulation, or that has any unlawful or immoral purpose or effect;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional material or similar communications;
  • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, publish, post, distribute, disseminate, transmit, use or re-use any material or information which is inaccurate, illegal, defamatory, libellous, obscene, offensive, abusive, hateful, threatening, inflammatory, harmful, infringing, pornographic, discriminatory, indecent, unsolicited, unauthorised, unlawful, objectionable or which may expose you or us to legal action or reputational damage; or
  • to threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, disrupt or otherwise violate the rights of others.

You also agree not to:

  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or sell any part of our Website, except as permitted by these Terms of Use;
  • advertise or sell any goods or services to other users of this Website or to benefit commercially from its content; or
  • access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt, any part of our Website; any equipment or network on which our Website is stored; any software used in the provision of our Website; or any equipment, network or software owned or used by any third party.

Viruses and compatibility

We have taken appropriate steps to detect computer viruses but we cannot guarantee that our Website is free from malfunctions, defects, bugs and viruses; or that the Website will operate correctly and as expected, at any given time. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage which occurs as a result of any virus, including without limitation any distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other materials.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website and for protecting these with your own anti-virus software, firewalls and any other technical measures. We give no warranties as to the compatibility of our Website with your information technology, computer programmes and platform.

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, and/or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware, or which is otherwise malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack, or in any other way. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and you may also breach other applicable local laws.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner(s) or licensee(s) of all intellectual property rights in this Website, material published on it and material made available through it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world and other intellectual property rights. All such rights are reserved.

The CMS name, the CMS logo and the YOUR WORLD FIRST brand are registered trade marks belonging to CMS Legal Services EEIG.

Subject to the limited exceptions set out below, neither this Website nor any part of it may be copied, reproduced, modified, publicly displayed, republished, distributed, extracted or reutilised in any form, without the prior written permission of CMS. Requests for permission should be addressed to: webmaster@cms-cmno.com

You may make copies, print or download material published on this Website or made available through it for your own personal use, provided that you name the author and specify the source where the copy was taken from and you do not modify the paper or digital copies of any material you have copied, printed or downloaded in any way, and you do not use any illustrations, photographs, video, audio sequences or any graphics, separately from any accompanying text.

You may also provide occasional copies of material published on this Website or made available through it, to others, for their personal use only, provided that: you do so free of charge, you do not modify any such copies, any copyright notices remain intact, our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the material is always acknowledged, your communication of the material is not misleading or inaccurate and you inform the relevant third party that these Terms of Use apply to them.

You must not use any part of the material held on our Website or made available through it for commercial or business purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print, copy or download any part of the material held on this Website or made available through it in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use this Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Privacy and cookies

HOW AND WHEN DO WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?

Some services that we provide require the involvement of third parties. We have carefully selected these third parties and taken steps to ensure that your Personal Information is adequately protected.

1. Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics works using cookies.

Google Analytics cookies collect your IP address, however because IP anonymisation is used on this Website, your IP address will be shortened (and therefore anonymised) as soon as technically possible and before it is stored or otherwise used in connection with Google Analytics.

The anonymisation process takes place within the European Union or the European Economic Area, except in exceptional cases, where your full IP address may be sent to a Google server in the U.S.A. and shortened there.

We use the information collected by Google Analytics cookies to find out about how visitors use our Website.

The IP address sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be combined by Google, with other data.

You can prevent Google Analytics cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly. However, please note that you may not then be able to make full use of all the Website's functions. Further details about the cookies used by Google Analytics are available at the following link: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en..

Termination

CMS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this Website with or without notice.

Variations

We may update this Website from time to time, change the content at any time and we may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of this Website without notice. As such, there may be times when this Website is unavailable for use.

Severance

Should one or more provisions of these Terms of Use be or become invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, this shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use. In place of any provisions which are invalid or not incorporated in these Terms of Use the relevant statutory provisions shall apply. In all other cases, the parties shall agree a valid provision to replace the invalid or unenforceable provision which reflects as closely as possible the original economic purpose, provided a supplementary interpretation of these Terms of Use does not have precedence or is not possible.

Waiver

Our rights under these Terms of Use may only be waived in writing.

Governing law

These Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Changes of these terms of use

We may change our Terms of Use from time to time. When we change our Terms of Use, we will publish the updated terms on our Website. Please check these Terms of Use regularly. Subject to applicable law, all changes will take effect as soon as we publish the updated Terms of Use, but where legally required to do so, we may take additional steps to inform you of any material changes to our Terms of Use and may request that you agree to these changes.