Terms of Use

Introduction & Application

Welcome to the website of H&O Lawyers. These terms of use govern your use of our website and any services provided by H&O Lawyers via the internet including but not limited electronic transmission of data, emails, social media, media content and this website (Online Services). By accessing or using our Online Services you agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, you must not use the Online Services.

The treatment of any personal information that you may provide us in the course of using our Online Services are subject to these terms and our Privacy Policy:

1. Information Accuracy; Not Legal Advice.

1.1 We strive to ensure the information on our Online Services is accurate, relevant and current. However, we do not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the information on our Online Services nor secure access to them.

1.2 The information contained within our Online Services is provided for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. H&O Lawyers is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your reliance on the information on our Online Services. You should not rely on information from our Online Services without getting specialist advice, tailored to your circumstances and needs.

2. No Solicitor-Client Relationship

2.1 The use of our Online Services does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and H&O Lawyers. If you require legal advice, you must contact us to arrange a consultation. Unless you are an existing client of H&O Lawyers, any information you send to us through our website is not confidential and does not create a solicitor-client relationship.

3. Copyright, Trade Marks & Lawful Use

3.1 Unless stated otherwise or provided by our content suppliers, all content on our website, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of H&O Lawyers by Australian and international copyright laws. You may not reproduce, modify, distribute, republish, adapt, commercialise and or create derivative works from any content from our website without our prior written consent.

You do not obtain a license to use, copyright or any proprietary right in any content and any other intellectual property from our Online Services form the use or our Online Services.

3.2 You may only use the content provided on our Online Services in accordance with and for the purposes of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and as may be required for your effective personal use.

3.3 You must only use the content provided on our Online Services for a lawful use, ensuring that it does not breach any laws which may apply to you.

3.4 Any word, symbol or logo contained within our Online Services in addition with © or TM marks is a trade mark or copyright whose interest held by H&O Lawyers and its use is prohibited unless permitted by the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth).

4. Limitation of Liability

4.1 H&O Lawyers is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising from the use of or the information on our Online Services. We are also not liable for any damages arising from any technical difficulties, malicious computer code or interruptions from our Online Services.

4.2 The above limitation or our liability is to the fullest extent permitted by law. We exclude any and all warranties, guarantees, representations and terms that are not expressly set out in these Terms of Use. To the extent permitted by law, our liability that may arise under statutory guarantees or other statutory warranties are limited to the lesser of us supplying that service again or the cost of re-supplying such a service.

4.3 All terms in these Terms of Use are to be construed such that they are not void or unlawful. To the extent that any of the terms are deemed to be ineffective, void or unlawful they are to be severed without affecting the other terms of these Terms of Use only to the extent to make that term effective, not void or lawful.

5. Security & Third Parties

5.1 H&O Lawyers does not warrant or guarantee the security of our Online Services, however we do take reasonable steps to protect the information contained or that you may transmit to us as per our Privacy Policy.

5.2 Our Online Services may contain links to third party Online Services which you may use at entirely your own risk. H&O lawyers does not warrant or guarantee these third-party services and links may be provided for convenience only. Additionally, we do not warrant the correctness or privacy of information of those third-party Online Services. You will be subject to the privacy policy and terms of use of those third-party Online Services and not our policies or terms.

6. Miscellaneous

6.1 By using our website, you agree to these terms of use.

6.2 We may modify these terms of use from time to time which will be made available on our Online Services, and your continued use of our website constitutes your agreement to any modified terms.

6.3 We may change, amend, cancel, terminate, or restrict access to our Online Services without notice from time to time. These terms survive any such termination and you must continue to abide by these term and restrict or amend your use as we may require you to do so.

6.4 These terms of use are governed by the laws of South Australia. Any disputes arising from the use of our website will be resolved in the courts of Australia.

6.5 For the purposes of these terms, a reference to H&O Lawyers includes:

  • H&O Lawyers Pty Ltd; and
  • H&O Lawyers (Sydney) Pty Ltd.

If you have any comments, concerns or questions relating to our Online Services of their Terms of Use, please contact us at:

H&O Lawyers
Level 1, TF3/22-30 Field Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Email: info@holawyers.com.au

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