Terms of use

By using our website lidw.co.uk (this “Site”), you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this Site. Please also refer to our Privacy Notice for information on how we handle your personal data.

1.     Who we are

This Site is owned by London International Disputes Week Limited (LIDW) a limited company registered in England and Wales with registration number 12286844 and with a registered office address of Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, United Kingdom, WC2B 6AH (“LIDW”). You can contact us by emailing [email protected].

2.      Contents and availability of this Site

The content and the opinions expressed on this Site have been provided for information purposes only. We do not publish advice, legal or other, on this Site. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content on this Site. While we make reasonable efforts to keep this Site up to date, we do not provide any promises that this Site or any content on this Site will be current, accurate or complete. We also do not provide any promises that this Site or any content on this Site will always be available or interrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of this Site for business and operational reasons. We may change the content on this Site at any time.

3.     Viruses

We do not guarantee that this Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access this Site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse this Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this Site, the server on which this Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Site. You must not attack this Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this Site will cease immediately.

4.     How you may use the content on this Site

You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this Site by any third party. Unless otherwise stated, LIDW owns the contents of this Site and such contents are protected under applicable copyright and other intellectual property rights. Reproduction of part or all of the content of this Site in any form is prohibited except as set out below. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others to content posted on this Site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on this Site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on this Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of this Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use this Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

5.     Linking to and from this Site

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages, and you don’t have to ask permission to link to this Site. However, you may not link to this Site in a way which damages LIDW’s reputation or takes advantage of it, including by suggesting that your website is associated with, or endorsed by, LIDW. Where this Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. These terms of use and our Privacy Notice only apply to this Site and do not cover other websites that this Site links to.

6.     Which country’s laws apply to these terms of use?

These terms of use, their subject matter and formation, are governed by the laws of England and Wales. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any disputes in relation to these terms of use or this Site, except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

7.     Amendments to these terms of use

We amend these terms of use from time to time. Every time you wish to use this Site, please check these terms of use to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 13 February 2020.