Terms of Service
You must be able to form a binding contract with Swiftlaw in order to use the Services.
Swiftlaw is Not a Law Firm and Does Not Provide Legal Advice
Swiftlaw provides a platform for legal information and self-help. The information provided by Swiftlaw along with the content on our website related to legal matters ("Legal Information") is provided for your private use and does not constitute legal advice. We do not review any information you provide us for legal accuracy or sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide opinions about your selection of forms, or apply the law to the facts of your situation.
If you need legal advice for a specific problem, you should consult with licensed lawyer. Neither Swiftlaw nor any Legal Information provided by Swiftlaw is a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer licensed to practice in an appropriate jurisdiction.
Your use of the Services does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Swiftlaw, or between you and any Swiftlaw employee or representative. Unless you are otherwise represented by a lawyer, you represent yourself in any legal matter you undertake through our Services.
Except as otherwise noted, filing and recording fees may include all mandatory or applicable national, regional or local administrative fees, name reservation fees, initial reports, publication notices, capitalization fees , expedite fees, certified copy fees, walk-in fees, courier fees, transportation costs and other transactional costs incurred on your behalf by Swiftlaw.
You represent and warrant that (i) the credit card/debit card information supplied is true, correct and complete and (ii) charges incurred by yourself will be honored by the Your credit/debit card company and (iii) You shall pay charges incurred by Yourself at the amounts in effect at the time incurred, including all applicable taxes. You shall be responsible for all charges incurred through use of Your password. You agree to keep your password confidential and to notify Swiftlaw within 24 hours of any breach of this Contract or unauthorized use of the password. Swiftlaw does not protect you from unauthorized use of your password.
We want you to be 100% satisfied with our Services. If you are less than satisfied or believe there has been an error in billing, please contact our Customer Service Department by email at info@Swiftlaw.co or by telephone at +233 506 535 272 immediately so that we can help you resolve the issue.
Termination of Membership and Access Restriction
Swiftlaw reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to downgrade or terminate your access to the Services, for any reason and at any time without prior notice. For example, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Services if you are not complying with these Terms, or if you are using the Services in a manner that would expose us to legal liability, disrupt the Services or disrupt others' use of the Services.
If Swiftlaw elects to terminate your account, Swiftlaw will provide you with notice at your registered email address. Swiftlaw also reserves the right to modify or discontinue, either temporarily or permanently, any part of its Services with notice. You agree that Swiftlaw will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of your membership in the Services.
Ownership and Preservation of Your Documents
Swiftlaw does not claim ownership of any documents you either create or upload and store using our Services ("Documents"). You grant permission for Swiftlaw to use your Documents in connection with providing Services to you.
You acknowledge and agree that Swiftlaw may preserve these Documents as well as disclose them if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to accomplish any of the following: (1) to comply with legal process, applicable laws or government requests; (2) to enforce these Terms; (3) to respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; or (4) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Swiftlaw, its users and the public. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your content, may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. You agree that Swiftlaw has no responsibility or liability for deleting or failing to store any content maintained or uploaded by the Services.
Consent to Receive Emails
By creating an account, you agree that you may receive communications from Swiftlaw, such as newsletters, special offers, and account reminders and updates. You also understand that you can remove yourself from these communications by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in the footer of the actual email.
Validity of Electronic Signatures
Swiftlaw enables you to send and receive valid e-signatures in Ghana under the Electronic Transactions Act, 2008(Act 772). Swiftlaw does not authenticate users' signatures or identities.
Acceptable Use of Communications Services
Our Services include a large number of what are collectively called "Communications Services." These include services such as comment threads, blog posts, question and answer products, customer service communication forums, calendars, and other message services. You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send, and receive messages or materials proper to and related to the particular Communication Service. When using a Communication Service, you agree that you will not do any of the following:
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any names, materials, or information that is considered inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful.
Create a false identity, represent yourself as someone else, or sign an agreement as someone else or on behalf of someone else or otherwise falsify or delete in an uploaded file any significant attributions or notices.
Upload files that contain software or other material protected either by intellectual property laws or by the rights of privacy or publicity except when (i) you own or control the necessary rights, or (ii) you have received all necessary consents to do so.
Upload corrupted files, files that contain viruses, or any other files that may damage the operation of another's computer.
Advertise, offer to sell, or offer to buy anything for business purposes except to the limited extent any particular Communication Service specifically allows such activity.
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
Harvest or otherwise collect personally identifiable information about others, without their consent.
Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Although Swiftlaw has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services, we reserve the right, in our own discretion, to review and remove materials posted to a Communication Service, in whole or in part. Swiftlaw reserves the right to disclose any materials posted, information or activity as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
You can only use our Services if they do not conflict with or violate the laws of your jurisdiction(s). The availability of our Services in your jurisdiction(s) is not an invitation or offer by Swiftlaw to access or use our website or Services. By using our Services, you accept sole responsibility that you or any family member's use of or access to our Services does not violate any applicable laws in your jurisdiction(s). To enforce this provision, Swiftlaw reserves the right to refuse membership, or suspend or terminate your account immediately and without prior notice at our sole discretion.
The following are specifically excluded or prohibited:
- Use in connection with any legal matter that is frivolous, immaterial or illegal in nature, as determined by Swiftlaw in our sole discretion;
- Use in connection with any legal matter involving an alleged violent crime; or
- Use in connection with any legal matter involving the laws of jurisdictions outside of Ghana ;
- Use in connection with any legal matter for which you are currently or prospectively represented by legal counsel.
- Use in connection with any legal matter that, as determined by the Participating Attorney in his or her sole discretion, lacks sufficient merit to warrant pursuit, or that has been raised an excessive or unreasonable number of times without a change in circumstances;
- Use in connection with any legal matter that directly or indirectly involves any Participating Attorney other than as your counsel;
- Use in connection with any legal matter that directly or indirectly involves Swiftlaw or any of its affiliates, directors, agents, employees, or other Swiftlaw service providers;
You may not hack, "scrape" or "crawl" Swiftlaw.com whether directly or through intermediaries such as spiders, robots, crawlers, scrapers, framing, iframes or RSS feeds, or otherwise access or attempt to access any information Swiftlaw has not intentionally made available to you on its website. Your use of the Swiftlaw website does not entitle you to resell any Swiftlaw content without prior express written consent from Swiftlaw.
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, revocable license to use the Services as we intend for them to be used. As a registered Swiftlaw user, you are licensed to keep, for your own personal records, electronic or physical copies of documents you have created on Swiftlaw. You may not copy the content of Swiftlaw's forms or agreements for use or sale outside of Swiftlaw. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved by Swiftlaw.
When you transmit user content on Swiftlaw, you hereby grant Swiftlaw and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any such content, including throughout the world in any media. If you submit feedback or suggestions about our Services, we may use your feedback or suggestions without obligation to you.
Resale or unauthorized distribution of materials downloaded from the Swiftlaw website is strictly prohibited. Use of these materials is for your personal or business use. Any resale or redistribution of our materials requires the express, written consent of Swiftlaw.
Intellectual Property Rights
Swiftlaw retains all right, title and interest in and to its products and services, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, service marks, copyrights, photographs, videos, music, and all related intellectual property rights. Except as otherwise provided in this agreement, you may not, and may not permit others to: (i) reproduce, modify, translate, enhance, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or create derivative works of any of our products and services; (ii) sell, license, sublicense, rent, lease, distribute, copy, publicly display, publish, adapt or edit any of our products and services; or (iii) circumvent or disable any security or technological features of our products and services.
The design, text, graphics and selection and arrangement thereof and services and the legal forms, documents, guidance and all other content found on our website ("Service Content") are copyright © Swiftlaw Group Limited. All rights reserved.
Swiftlaw® are registered trademarks . Swiftlaw.co ® is a trademark of Swiftlaw. These and any other Swiftlaw product or service names or slogans displayed on Swiftlaw products are trademarks of Swiftlaw Group Limited. You may not copy, imitate or use them, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. In addition, the look and feel of Swiftlaw is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Swiftlaw Group Limited and you may not copy, imitate or use it, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. The names of actual companies and products you might encounter through us may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms or the Services should be understood as in any way granting any license or right to use any of Swiftlaw's trademarks displayed on our website. All goodwill generated from the use of Swiftlaw's trademarks is reserved for the use of Swiftlaw, exclusively.
Links to Third Party Sites
Swiftlaw's websites may contain links to third party resources and businesses on the Internet, called here "links" or "Linked Sites." Those links are provided for your convenience to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest to you. Swiftlaw does not sponsor and is not legally associated with any third party "linked sites." Swiftlaw is not legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, official seal or copyrighted material that may appear in the link.
Swiftlaw does not control, endorse or monitor the contents of any Linked Site. That includes, without limitation, any further link contained in a Linked Site, and any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Swiftlaw is not responsible for webcasting or for any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. These Terms do not cover your interaction with Linked Sites. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party sites.
If you use any service provided on a Linked Site, (a) Swiftlaw will not be responsible for any act or omission of the third party, including the third party's access to or use of your customer data and (b) Swiftlaw does not warrant or support any service provided by the third party.
Disclaimer of Representations and Liability
Please read this section carefully as it affects your rights
The information, software, products, and services made available through Swiftlaw may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Swiftlaw and/or its suppliers may at any time make improvements or changes to our Services. Information received via Swiftlaw should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal, or financial decisions. You should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. In short, your use of our Services is at your own risk.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SWIFTLAW AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE SERVICES. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." WE ALSO DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. INFORMATION AND OPINIONS RECEIVED VIA THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL SWIFTLAW, ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS, OR PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT SWIFTLAW HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
SWIFTLAW'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE SERVICES SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE GREATER OF GHS 250 OR THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO SWIFTLAW FOR THE 12 MONTHS PRECEEDING THE SERVICES IN QUESTION.
Indemnity and Release
You agree to release, indemnify and hold Swiftlaw and its affiliates and their officers, employees, directors and agent harmless from any from any and all losses, damages, expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, rights, claims, actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of any third party claims relating to your use of the Service, your violation of these Terms or your violation of any rights of another.
Swiftlaw shall not be considered in breach of or default under these Terms of Service or any contract with me, and shall not be liable to me for any cessation, interruption, or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder by reason of earthquake, flood, fire, storm, lightning, drought, landslide, hurricane, cyclone, typhoon, tornado, natural disaster, act of God or the public enemy, epidemic, famine or plague, action of a court or public authority, change in law, explosion, war, terrorism, armed conflict, labor strike, lockout, boycott or similar event beyond our reasonable control, whether foreseen or unforeseen (each a "Force Majeure Event"). If a Force Majeure Event continues for more than 60 days in the aggregate, Swiftlaw may immediately terminate these Terms of Service and shall have no liability to me for or as a result of any such termination.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed by the laws of the Republic of Ghana and the courts of Ghana shall have complete jurisdiction in adjudicating any claim that may arise out of these terms
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Swiftlaw with respect to the subject matter of these Terms, and supersede and replace any other prior or contemporaneous agreements, or terms and conditions applicable to the subject matter of these Terms. These Terms create no third party beneficiary rights.
Waiver, Severability and Assignment
Swiftlaw's failure to enforce a provision is not a waiver of its right to do so later. If a provision is found unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the Terms will remain in full effect and an enforceable term will be substituted reflecting our intent as closely as possible. You may not assign any of your rights under these Terms, and any such attempt will be void. Swiftlaw may assign its rights to any of its affiliates or subsidiaries, or to any successor in interest of any business associated with the Services.
We may revise these Terms from time to time, and will always post the most current version on our website. If a revision meaningfully reduces your rights, we will notify you (by, for example, posting on our blog or on this page). By continuing to use or access the Services after the revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.
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