Not all lawyers are bad. One very nice lawyer has done the terms and conditions. We don’t want life to get anymore complicated by anyone getting into trouble so let’s stick to these rules.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE
What’s in these terms?
These terms set out the content standards that apply when you upload content to our site, make contact with other users on our site, link to our site, or interact with our site in any other way.
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Who we are and how to contact us
www.divorceclub.com (“our site” or “the site”) is a website operated by Divorce Club Limited (“we“, “us” or “our“). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 10207192, and have our registered office at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU. Our main trading address is 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU.
We are a limited company.
By using our site you accept these terms
By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions (“Terms”) and that you agree to comply with them.
If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms for future reference.
There are other terms that may apply to you
If you apply to become a member, you will also be bound by our Membership Terms and Conditions, a copy of which can be found below.
We may make changes to the terms of this policy
We amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These Terms were most recently updated on 10 May 2021.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
- In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
- In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
- For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
- To bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person.
- To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards as set out below.
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
- To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
- Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site.
- Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
- any part of our site;
- any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
- any software used in the provision of our site; or
- any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
We may, from time to time, provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
- chat rooms;
- article comments; and
- DC Connect.
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated, and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide, in each case, whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
The use of any of our interactive services is not permitted by any minor.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (Contribution), and to any interactive services associated with it.
The Content Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.
We will determine, in our sole discretion, whether a Contribution breaches the Content Standards.
A Contribution must:
- Be accurate (where it states facts).
- Be genuinely held (where it states opinions).
- Comply with the law applicable in England and Wales, and in any country from which it is posted.
A Contribution must not:
- Be defamatory of any person.
- Be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
- Bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate.
- Promote sexually explicit material.
- Include child sexual abuse material.
- Promote violence.
- Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
- Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
- Be likely to deceive any person.
- Breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
- Promote any illegal content or activity.
- Be in contempt of court.
- Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
- Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
- Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
- Give the impression that the Contribution emanates from us, if this is not the case.
- Advocate, promote, incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
- Contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.
- Contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.
We exclude any and all liability (including, but not limited to, liability in contract, tort (including negligence), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise) for any and all actions regarding, or in connection with, these Terms (including our response to any breach of these Terms, as set out below).
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, neither we, nor those delivering Q&As, or any other content on the site, are in any way liable for any decision that you make on the basis of content in our site, content or advice from any of our events, or information/content from any other staff or member of Divorce Club.
For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in these terms limits any liability which cannot legally be limited, including but not limited to liability for: (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence; (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; and (iii) breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.
Breach of these Terms
When we consider that a breach of these Terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Failure to comply with these Terms constitutes a material breach of the terms upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution uploaded by you to our site.
- Issue of a warning to you.
- Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
- Further legal action against you.
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.
The actions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
If you would like to report anyone or anything on Divorce Club or DC Connect, please email us at [email protected]
How this contract can be transferred
We can transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to any third party, provided this does not adversely affect your rights under these Terms.
Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?
If you are a consumer, please note that these Terms, their subject matter and their formation are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of, or in connection with, these terms, 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.
If you are a business, the terms of this policy, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales over any disputes arising out of, or in connection with, these terms.
MEMBERSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Definitions and interpretation
- Save as set out below, we adopt herein the definitions and abbreviations in the website Terms set out above.
- “DC Connect” is a service which puts you in touch with other people who are separating, breaking up, divorcing or divorced.
- “Priority questions” refers to the questions that you wish to submit to any of our professionals at Q&A sessions which are also open to non-members.
- Benefits of membership
- Membership allows you access to the following benefits:
- Access to all online events, talks and workshops without further charge beyond your membership fee as set out in 3 below.
- Access to DC Connect.
- Priority questions for our free “Q&A sessions with lawyers”, on the basis set out in clause 4 below.
- Cost of membership
- Membership is £7.99 per calendar month.
- The first month is free for new members.
- Priority Questions
- Questions must be submitted in writing at least 24 hours in advance.
- Membership does not guarantee that your question will be answered by any professional or any persons delivering the talks.
- The questions are decided on a first come, first service basis and/or where more than one person has asked the same/similar question.
- If we feel that a member is asking too many questions, or providing too much information than is reasonable given the length of the session, we reserve the right to interrupt the member, and move on to another question.
- Cancelling your membership
- If you decide to cancel your membership, you must do so in writing by emailing [email protected].
- Once we have received your written notification, we will not take payment for the following month. We will not refund any payment taken prior to receipt of your written notice to cancel.
- For cancellation to take effect, 2 working days are required for payments to be stopped. If payment is taken from your card or account during this time, we will refund you within 5 working days.
- Only one free trial is permitted. If you cancel your membership after the first free trial, you are not allowed another free trial if you re-join.
- By joining Divorce Club, you must, at all times, abide by the Terms of the site set out above. If you do not, we reserve the right to terminate your membership and prohibit you from attending any event, whether online, or in person.
- If we terminate your membership, your access to member privileges and to any event may be terminated with immediate effect.
- In the event that your membership is terminated, no further payments will be taken from you, but we will you will not be refunded for any previous payments already collected or incurred.
- We exclude any and all liability (including, but not limited to, liability in contract, tort (including negligence), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise) for any and all action regarding or in connection with these Membership Terms and Conditions (including any cancellation or termination of the same).
- Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, neither we, nor those delivering Q&As, or any other content on the site, are in any way liable for any decision that you make on the basis of content in our site, content or advice from any of our events, or information/content from any other staff or member of Divorce Club.
- For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in these terms limits any liability which cannot legally be limited, including but not limited to liability for: (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence; (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; and (iii) breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.
- Dispute resolution
- This agreement and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
- Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter or formation.