UltraLawyer Terms and Conditions
UltraLawyer ("VADAPALLI Technologies private limited")is the author and publisher of the internet resource www.ultralawyer.in and the mobile application "UltraLawyer" together with website.
1.APPLICABILTY OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please carefully analyse the terms and conditions available at https://www.UltraLawyer.inbefore you decide to access the Website or avail the services made available on the Website UltraLawyer.in. These terms constitute a legal agreement between you and UltraLawyer in connection with your visit to the Website and your use of the Services.
The Agreement applies to you whether you are -
- A Legal practitioner or Advocate (whether an individual professional or an organization) or similar institution wishing to be listed, or already listed, on the Website, including designated, authorized associates of such practitioners or institutions which includes Law Firms. ("Advocate(s)","Law Firms"); or
- A Client, his/her representatives or affiliates, searching for Practitioners or Advocates through the Website ("End-User","User"); or
- Otherwise a user of the Website ("User").
This Agreement applies to those services made available by UltraLawyer on the Website and its Mobile Application, which are offered free of charge to the Users (“Services”), including the following:
For Advocates: Listing of Lawyers or Advocates and their profiles and contact details, to be made available to the other Users and visitors to the Website;
For other Users: Facility to (i) create and maintain 'Legal Accounts', (ii) search for Advocates by name, specialty, and geographical area, or any other criteria that may be developed and made available by UltraLawyer, and (iii) to make appointments with Advocates or lawyers.
The booking of appointment includes both personal appointment and telephonic appointment. In the mentioned time or prescribed time the client may contact personally or telephonically which convenient to the Advocate. In case of telephonic appointment the user need to follow according to the convenience of the concerned lawyer on the particular Day.
The Services may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of UltraLawyer, and the Agreement will apply to your visit to and your use of the Website to avail the Service, as well as to all information provided by you on the Website at any given point in time.
By downloading or accessing the Website to use the Services, you irrevocably accept all the Terms and Conditions stipulated in this Agreement, as available on the Website, and agree to abide by them. We reserve the right to modify or terminate any portion of the Agreement for any reason and at any time, and such modifications shall be informed to you in writing You should read the Agreement at regular intervals.
Your access to use of the Website and the Services will be solely at the discretion of UltraLawyer. In case the user do not want to acknowledge the Terms & Conditions in the UltraLawyer, better he/she not to use the platform. The Agreement is published in compliance of, and is governed by the provisions of laws existed in India from time to time, including: 1) The Indian Contract Act, 1872, 2) the (Indian) Information Technology Act, 2000, and 3) All the remaining Laws includes rules, regulation and bye laws which is relevant to running the Platform.
iv. The information provided by Lawyers and clients in the case dairies is fully confidential and it won’t be shared with any one by the UltraLawyer.
2.ELIGIBILTY TO USE
The user must be holding an Age of 18 years and need of knowing how to register, use the Services, or visit or use the Website in any manner. By registering, visiting and using the Website or accepting this Agreement, you represent and warrant to UltraLawyer that you are 18 years of age or older, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to use the Platform and the Services available through the Website and its mobile Application.
2.1 The Advocates is concern they need to provide bar council registration id with mandatory. Further make it sure that only Advocates as per the Advocates Act, 1961 would be participated in the UltraLawyer.
The terms in this Clause 3 are applicable only to Lawyers.
3.1 LISTING POLICY
UltraLawyer, directly and indirectly, collects information regarding the Lawyer’s profiles, contact details, and practice. UltraLawyer reserves the right to take down any Lawyer’s profile as well as the right to display the profile of the Lawyers, with or without notice to the concerned Lawyer. This information is collected for the purpose of facilitating interaction with the End-Users and other Users. If any information displayed on the Website in connection with you and your profile is found to be incorrect, you are required to inform UltraLawyer immediately to enable UltraLawyer to make the necessary amendments.
UltraLawyer shall not be responsible or liable in any manner to the Users for any losses, damage, injuries or expenses incurred as a result of any disclosures or publications made by UltraLawyer, where the User has expressly or implicitly consented to the making of disclosures or publications by UltraLawyer. However, UltraLawyer shall not be liable if any inactive, inaccurate, fraudulent, or non- existent profiles of Lawyers are added to the Website.
Lawyers explicitly agree that UltraLawyer reserves the right to publish the Content provided by Lawyers to a third party including content platforms.When you are listed on UltraLawyer.in, End-Users may see a ‘Book an Appointment’ option. When End-Users choose this option, they may choose to call your number, and the records of such calls are recorded and stored in UltraLawyer servers. Such call facility provided to End-Users and to you by UltraLawyer should be used only for appointment, booking purposes, and for consultation on Legal-related issues. UltraLawyer accepts no liability if the call facility is not used in accordance with the foregoing.
PROFILE OWNERSHIP AND EDITING RIGHTS:
UltraLawyer ensures easy access to the Lawyers by providing a platform to update your profile information. UltraLawyer reserves the right of ownership of all the Lawyer’s profile and photographs and to moderate the changes or updates requested by Lawyers. However, You hereby represent and warrant that you are subject to UltraLawyer Terms and Conditions.
UltraLawyer reserves the right to collect feedback and Critical Content for all the Lawyers, Firms listed on the Website.UltraLawyer shall not be liable for any effect on Lawyer’s business due to Critical Content of a negative nature. In these respects, you may use the Service at your own risk. UltraLawyer however, as an ‘intermediary, takes steps as required to comply with applicable law as regards the publication of Critical Content.
If UltraLawyer determines that you have provided inaccurate information, UltraLawyer reserves the right to immediately suspend any of your accounts with UltraLawyer and makes such declaration on the website alongside your name/your office name as determined by UltraLawyer for the protection of its business and in the interests of Users.
3.2 ULTRALAWYER RIGHTS
UltraLawyer reserves the rights to display sponsored ads on the Website. These ads would be marked as “Sponsored ads”. Without prejudice to the status of other content, UltraLawyer will not be liable for the accuracy of information or the claims made in the Sponsored ads. UltraLawyer does not encourage the Users to visit the Sponsored ads page or to avail any services from them. UltraLawyer will not be liable for the services of the providers of the Sponsored ads.
You represent and warrant that you will use these Services in accordance with applicable law. Any contravention of applicable law as a result of your use of these Services is your sole responsibility, and UltraLawyer accepts no liability for the same.
3.3 VIEW LEGALRECORDS
UltraLawyer may provide Lawyers with a free facility known as ‘View Legal Records’ on its website and mobile application. Information you could save on the platform of UltraLawyer as relating to various Cases in various specializations in similar to writing a case dairy. The specific terms relating to such Legal records are as subject to decision of the UltraLawyer from time to time.
The terms in this Clause 4 are applicable only to Users other than Lawyers.
4.1 END-USER DATA PRIVACY
UltraLawyer may by its Services, collect information relating to the devices through which you access the Website, and any other data of your usage. The collected information will be used only for improving the quality of UltraLawyer’s services and to build new services.
The Website allows UltraLawyer to have access to registered Users personal email or phone number, for communication purpose so as to provide you a better way of booking appointments by way phone contact and for obtaining feedback in relation to the Advocates and their practice.
UltraLawyer shall not be responsible in any manner for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information supplied by the User to UltraLawyer.
The User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the User’s ID and password, if the User is registered on the Website. The User shall be responsible for all usage of the User’s account and password, whether or not authorized by the User. The User shall immediately notify UltraLawyer of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of the User’s account or password. Although UltraLawyer will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of UltraLawyer or such other parties as the case may be, due to any unauthorized use of your account.
If a User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, UltraLawyer has the right to discontinue the Services to the User at its sole discretion.
Against every Advocate or Lawyer listed in UltraLawyer.in, you may see a ‘Book an Appointment’ option. When you choose this option, you may call the number through telephone. Such call facility provided to you by UltraLawyer should be used only for appointment and booking purposes, and only for consultation, Incase the Lawyer willing to solve issue by way of mobile contact it may permissible subject to conditions. UltraLawyer accepts no liability if the call facility is not used in accordance with the foregoing.
4.2 RELEVANT CONTENT AND DISSEMINATING INFORMATION
UltraLawyer collects, directly or indirectly, and displays on the Website, relevant information regarding the profile and practice of the Lawyers listed on the Website, such as their specialization, qualification, fees, location, visiting hours, and similar details. UltraLawyer takes reasonable efforts to ensure that such information is updated at frequent intervals. Although UltraLawyer screens shows information and photos submitted by the Lawyers, it cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies or incompleteness represented from it, despite such reasonable efforts.UltraLawyer does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any content or information provided by Users on the Website. The team of UltraLawyer shall not be responsible for any guarantees or warranties.
The Website may be linked to the website of third parties, affiliates and business partners. UltraLawyer has no control over, and not liable or responsible for content, accuracy, validity, reliability, quality of such websites or made available by/through our Website. Inclusion of any link on the Website does not imply that UltraLawyer endorses the linked site. User may use the links and these services at User’s own risk.
If UltraLawyer determines that you have provided fraudulent, inaccurate, or incomplete information, including through feedback, UltraLawyer reserves the right to immediately suspend your access to the Website or any of your accounts with UltraLawyer and makes such declaration on the website alongside your name/your Firm’s name as determined by UltraLawyer for the protection of its business and in the interests of Users. You shall be liable to indemnify UltraLawyer for any losses incurred as a result of your misrepresentations or fraudulent feedback that has adversely affected UltraLawyer or its Users.
4.3 BOOK APPOINTMENT AND CALL FACILITY
UltraLawyer enables Users to connect with Lawyers through two methods: a) Book facility that allows Users book an appointment through the Website subject to condition; b) Telephonic services which connect Users directly to the Lawyer’s number provided on the Website.
Ultralawyer will ensure Users are provided confirmed appointment on the Book facility. However, UltraLawyer has no liability if such an appointment is later cancelled by the Lawyer, or the same Lawyer is not available for appointment. Provided, it does not fall under the heads listed under the UltraLawyer payment policy.If a User has utilized the telephonic services, UltraLawyer reserves the right to share the information provided by the User with the Lawyersubject to Terms&Conditions. Moreover the searching of Lawyer in the Ultralawyer platform is subject to own risk.
UltraLawyer is not going to involve in providing any Legal advice or related information and also not responsible for any interactions between User and the Lawyer. User understands and agrees that UltraLawyer will not be liable for:
- User interactions and relevant issues with the Lawyer;
- The ability of the Lawyer(s), in fulfilling their obligations towards Users;
- Any wrong Legal advise or quality of solving the Legal problem being given by the lawyers(s), or any Legal negligence on part of the Lawyer(s);
- Inappropriate Legal advise, or any type of inconvenience suffered by the User due to a failure on the part of the Lawyer to provide agreed Services;
- Any misconduct or inappropriate behaviour by the Lawyer or the Lawyer’s staff;
In these cases the UltraLawyer shall not be responsible at any cost.
On basis of services,Users are allowed to provide feedback about their experiences with the Lawyer, however, the User shall ensure that, the same is provided in accordance with applicable terms and Conditions. However User have to make it clear that the UltraLawyer shall not follow or obliged to take decision on the Lawyer by depending on User feedback
4Cancellation and Refund Policy
- In the event that, the Lawyer with whom User has booked a paid appointment via the Website, has not been able to meet the User, User will need to write to us at company’s E-mail within five (5) days from the occurrence of such event; in which case, the consultation amount as mentioned on the payment policy will be refunded to the User within the next (7) business days in the original mode of payment done by the User while booking. In case where the User, does not show up for the appointment booked with a Lawyer, without cancelling the appointment beforehand, the amount will not be refunded. However, where cancellation charges have been levied (as charged by the Lawyer/Practice), you would not be entitled to complete refund even if you have cancelled beforehand.
- Users will not be entitled for any refunds in cases where, the Lawyer is unable to meet the User at the exact time of the scheduled appointment time and the User is required to wait, irrespective of the fact whether the User is required to wait or choose to not obtain the Legal services from the said Lawyer
- Further understanding please look into the cancellation and refund policy.
4.4 NO LAWYER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP;
It is being clarified that, the Information that you obtain or receive from UltraLawyer, and from subsidiaries on the Website is for informational purposes only. We make no guarantees, representations or warranties, whether expressed or implied, with respect to professional qualifications, quality of work, expertise or other information provided on the Website. In any event the UltraLawyer shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information.The Services are not intended to be a substitute for getting in touch with immediate legalcare. If you are an End-User facing a Legal emergency (either on your or a another person’s behalf), please contact any Lawyer or police station incase of criminal issues.
4.5 CONTENT OWNERSHIP AND IPR;
1The contents listed on the Website are (i) User generated content, or (ii) belong to UltraLawyer. The information that is collected by UltraLawyer directly or indirectly from the End- Users and the Lawyers shall belong to Ultralawyer. Copying of the copyrighted content published by UltraLawyer on the Website for any commercial purpose or for the purpose of earning profit will be a violation of copyright and UltraLawyer reserves its rights under applicable law accordingly.
UltraLawyer authorizes the User to view and access the content available on or from the Website solely for ordering, receiving, delivering and communicating only as per this Agreement. The contents of the Website, information, text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software code, design, and the collection, arrangement and assembly of content on the Website (collectively, "UltraLawyer Content"), are the property of UltraLawyer and are protected under copyright, trademark and other IPR laws. User shall not modify the UltraLawyer Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the UltraLawyer Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose or for personal gain.
UltraLawyer may provide End-Users with a free facility known as ‘View Legal Records’ on its website and its mobile application'UltraLawyer'. Information available in your view Legal Records is of two types:
User-created: Information uploaded by you or information generated during your interaction with UltraLawyer ecosystem, eg: Appointment, Legal records placed by User. Further he could save his cases in this particular software. This software is chargeable after exceeding 10 cases. Note: look into the Payment policy.
The specific terms relating to such Legal Account are as subject to decision of the UltraLawyer from time to time
5.RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO CONTENT
UltraLawyer hereby informs Users that they are not permitted to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:
- Relating to another person.
- The User does not have any right to affect grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
- harm minors in any way;
- Infringement of the Intellectual Property Rights;
- violates any law for the time being in force;
- deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
- impersonate another person;
- contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
Users are also prohibited from:
- transmitting any information (including job posts, messages and hyperlinks) on or through the Website that is disruptive or competitive to the provision of Services by UltraLawyer;
- intentionally submitting on the Website any incomplete, false or inaccurate information;
- making any unsolicited communications to other Users;
- using any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (such as spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Website;
- attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any part of the Website;
- copying or duplicating in any manner any of the UltraLawyer Content or other information available from the Website;
- framing or hot linking or deep linking any UltraLawyer Content.
- circumventing or disabling any digital rights management, usage rules, or other security features of the Software.
UltraLawyer respects the intellectual property rights of others and we do not hold any responsibility for any violations of any intellectual property rights
The UltraLawyer respects the government investigation process in case of any statutory violation
6.TERMINATION OF THE USERS
UltraLawyer reserves the right to suspend or terminate a User’s access to the Website and the Services with or without notice and to exercise any other remedy available under law, in cases where,
- Such User breaches any terms and conditions of the Agreement;
- A third party reports violation of any of its right as a result of your use of the Services;
- UltraLawyer is unable to verify or authenticate any information provide to UltraLawyer by a User;
- UltraLawyer has reasonable grounds for suspecting any illegal, fraudulent or abusive activity on part of such User; or
- UltraLawyer believes in its sole discretion that User’s actions may cause legal liability for such User, other Users or for UltraLawyer or are contrary to the interests of the Website.
Once temporarily suspended, indefinitely suspended or terminated, the User may not continue to use the Website under the same account, a different account or re-register under a new account. On termination of an account due to the reasons mentioned herein, such User shall no longer have access to data, messages, files and other material kept on the Website by such User. The User shall ensure that he/she/it has continuous backup of any medical services the User has rendered in order to comply with the User’s record keeping process and practices.
7.APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
You agree that this Agreement and any contractual obligation between UltraLawyer and User will be governed by the laws of India.
Any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this Agreement to arbitrate, or your use of the Website or the Services or information to which it gives access, shall be determined by arbitration in India, before a sole arbitrator appointed by UltraLawyer. Arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The seat of such arbitration shall be at Vishakapatanam. All proceedings of such arbitration, including, without limitation, any awards, shall be in the English language. The award shall be final and binding on the parties to the dispute.
Subject to the above Clause 7.2, the courts at Vishakapatanam shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of or in relation to this Agreement, your use of the Website or the Services or the information to which it gives access.
If a User has any questions concerning UltraLawyer, the Website, this Agreement, the Services, or anything related to any of the foregoing, UltraLawyer customer support can be reached at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or via the contact information available from the following hyperlink: www.UltraLawyer.in/contact.In accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000, and the rules made there under, if you have any grievance with respect to the Website or the service, including any discrepancies and grievances with respect to processing of information, you can contact our Grievance Officer at the concerned Email ID.
9.SEVERABILITY AND WAIVER
In the case, the provisions of this agreement is not in accordance with the applicable law in India by way excluding nature then automatically the relevant law would be applicable accordingly.
12. CONFIDENTIALITY CLUASE:
No provision of this Agreement shall be deemed to be waived and no breach excused, unless such waiver or consent shall be in writing and signed by UltraLawyer. Any consent by UltraLawyerrelating to breach of Agreement by you, whether expressed or implied, shall not constitute consent at any cost.
The Information provided by the Lawyers and clients is highly confidential and it won’t be shared with any one.