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ASIA LAW NETWORK: QUICKCONSULT

SPECIFIC TERMS OF USE (CLIENTS)

QuickConsult is a one of the many services provided by Interstellar Group Pte Ltd (“We, us, our”) under our Asia Law Network brand. It connects clients (“You, Your”) with lawyers for a phone and/or internet enabled Consultation (“the Service”).

Use of this Service indicates your acknowledgement that you have read and understood the terms below.

Please note that you are entering into a legally binding agreement.

1. INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE

1.1 Save for the extent to which the specific provisions below differ, your use of this Service is subject to Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Clients) as published at http://www.asialawnetwork.com/intro/legal/terms-of-use which are deemed incorporated by reference.

1.2 You acknowledge and agree that you are bound by these Specific Terms of Use read with Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Clients) and any other terms and conditions accepted by you.

1.3 If there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Specific Terms of Use and Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Clients), such conflict or inconsistency shall be resolved in a manner most favourable to us and our affiliates, as determined by us in our sole and absolute discretion.

2. DEFINITIONS

Consultation means the telephone and/or internet conference during which you have your legal issues assessed by a Lawyer.

Lawyer means a lawyer that is qualified to practice law in your country and/or is registered with Asia Law Network.

Service means the phone and/or internet enabled service that connects a client with a lawyer of for Consultation.

Site means this website ( www.asialawnetwork.com ) through which you may access and/or request for the Service.

References to terms not specifically defined herein shall bear the same meaning as that defined in Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use.

3. PAYMENT

3.1 You will be prompted to make payment before each Consultation based on the package you have purchased. Payment of Consultation fees are final and non-refundable except at our sole discretion.

4. CONSULTATION

4.1 You agree and acknowledge that:

4.1.1 the duration of a Consultation is limited to the package purchased, unless you opt to extend it subject to additional charges;

4.1.2 you may only reschedule a Consultation by writing to support@asialawnetwork.com at least 2 days in advance;

4.1.3 if you miss a Consultation, there will be no refund and/or opportunities to reschedule;

4.1.4 each Consultation is based on and limited to the information you submit via the online form;

4.1.5 you may not have all your legal issues resolved within the prescribed duration;

4.1.6 Consultation do not include reviewing of any forms and/or documents by the Lawyer; and

4.1.7 a Lawyer is not obliged to perform additional work and/or meet with you after Consultation.

5. PERSONAL DATA, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

5.1 Your registration to use our Service constitutes consent to use any Personal Data which you provide us for the purposes set out in our Privacy Policy and for all uses ancillary thereto for which your consent may reasonably be implied.

Information and/or Communications exchanged for and during Consultation

5.1.1 You warrant that all information provided by you for and during Consultation is true, accurate, correct and complete.

5.1.2 Where appropriate, we use available technology to protect the security of communications made through the Site and/or Service. Any information provided and/or communications exchanged for purposes of Consultation is protected by Solicitor-Client privilege.

Notwithstanding the same, Internet and/or telephone communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. As such, you agree and acknowledge that if you choose to disclose any Personal Data and/or Confidential Information prior to and/or during Consultation, you are doing so at your own risk.

5.1.3 The Lawyers that you communicate with during Consultation are independent contractors and are not our employees. All advice received by you during Consultation is the sole responsibility of the Lawyer. You acknowledge you are solely responsible for evaluating all risks associated with the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness, use and/or reliance on any information and/or advice dispensed by Lawyers during Consultation.

6. THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

6.1 The telephony solution provided and maintained to facilitate Consultation is an example of a Third Party Service. We are not responsible for any interruptions, delays, limitations, delivery failures, or any other loss or damage that occur during Consultation that are the fault of the Third Party Service Provider.

7. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

7.1 To the extent permitted by law, we shall not be liable for: (i) any indirect, incidental, exemplary punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever; (ii) loss of profits, sales, revenue, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses; (iii) damages arising out of your breach of these Terms of Use or Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Clients) where applicable; (iv) damages relating to your access to, use of, or inability to access or use the Service; (v) damages relating to your reliance on any advice and/or information communicated by a Lawyer to you during and/or after Consultation; (vi) damages arising out of any delays, interruptions, and/or limitations experienced during Consultation caused by Third Party Service Providers and/or (vi) damages arising out of your violation of the rights of others.

7.2 To the extent permitted by law, our total liability for any claim under these Specific Terms of Use, including for any implied warranties, is limited to the amount you paid to use the Service.

8. INDEMNITIES

8.1 You hereby indemnify us and our affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employees and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of (i) any information submitted to or transmitted through Consultation, (ii) communications exchanged for purposes of Consultation, (iii) your access or use of our Site or Service, (iv) your violation of any of these Specific Terms of Use or Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Clients) where applicable, or (v) your violation of any rights of another.

8.2 To the extent permitted by law, our total liability for any claim under these Specific Terms of Use, including for any implied warranties, is limited to the amount you paid to use the Service.
SPECIFIC TERMS OF USE (LAWYERS)

QuickConsult is one of the many services provided by Interstellar Group Pte Ltd (“We, us, our”) under our Asia Law Network brand. It provides lawyers (“You, Your”) with the opportunity to register with Asia Law Network to accept phone and/or internet enabled Consultation with clients (“the Service”).

Use of this Service indicates your acknowledgement that you have read and understood the terms below.

Please note that you are entering into a legally binding agreement.

1. INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE

1.1 Save for the extent to which the specific provisions below differ, your use of this Service is subject to Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Lawyers) as published at http://www.asialawnetwork.com/intro/legal/terms-of-use which are deemed incorporated by reference.

1.2 You acknowledge and agree that you are bound by these Specific Terms of Use read with Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Lawyers) and any other terms and conditions accepted by you.

1.3 If there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Specific Terms of Use and Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Lawyers), such conflict or inconsistency shall be resolved in a manner most favourable to us and our affiliates, as determined by us in our sole and absolute discretion.

2. DEFINITIONS

Payment Account means the payment account linked to your registered account on Asia Law Network.

Client means the person, company or organisation whose request for Consultation you have accepted.

Consultation means the telephone and/or internet conference during which a Client has his/her legal issues assessed by you.

Consultation Fees means the amount payable to you in respect of the Consultation according to the package selected by the Client

Service means the phone and/or internet enabled service that allows you to connect with a client for Consultation.

Site means the website through which you may accept and/or reject Consultation requests.

References to terms not specifically defined herein shall bear the same meaning as that defined in Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Lawyers).

3. PAYMENT

3.1 Clients are required to make payment of Consultation Fees to us before each Consultation via a Payment Processer, based on the package that Client has selected. We will deduct Third Party Service Provider fees and any GST from the Consultation Fees before payment to you. In order to receive payment, you must register an account with the Payment Processor and ensure that your payment settings are up-to-date and complete.

4. ACCEPTING CONSULTATIONS

4.1 You agree and acknowledge that:

4.1.1 although you are free to accept or decline any Consultation, you shall only accept Consultations:

4.1.1.1 that do not present a conflict of interest;

4.1.1.2 that connect with matters you are permitted to discuss under applicable laws and any obligations you may owe to another party (including contractual, employment or otherwise) and

4.1.1.3 that relate to matters about which you are knowledgeable.

4.1.2 you shall accept or decline a Consultation within [1] business day and adhere to the time-slot you have indicated with us regarding the delivery of the Consultation;

4.1.3 we make no representation regarding the frequency, quantity or type of requests for Consultations you will receive or which you will be chosen to participate;

4.1.4 you shall not subcontract or engage any other person to perform Consultations without our prior consent.

5. PERSONAL DATA, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

5.1 Your registration to use our Service constitutes consent to use any Personal Data which you provide us for the purposes set out in our Privacy Policy and for all uses ancillary thereto for which your consent may reasonably be implied.

Information and/or Communications exchanged for and during Consultation

5.1.1 You warrant that you shall use the reasonable standard of care and skill to be expected of a lawyer who regularly advises on transactions and/or legal issues like and at least as complex as the subject matter of the Consultation. You agree that you will not provide any false or misleading information which may mislead or deceive us, the Client and/or any other party in respect of any Consultation.

5.1.2 Information provided for and/or communications exchanged during Consultation is protected by Solicitor-Client privilege. You are responsible for upholding and/or protecting that privilege. Additionally, if the Client discloses Personal Data to you, you agree that you shall at all times comply with, all applicable data protection laws, rules and regulations relating to the collection, use, disclosure and care of such data.

5.1.3 Where appropriate, we use available technology to protect the security of communications made through the Site and/or Service. Notwithstanding the same, Internet and/or telephone communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. As such, you agree and acknowledge that if you choose to disclose any Personal Data and/or Confidential Information to the Client prior to and/or during Consultation, you are doing so at your own risk.

5.1.4 You acknowledge you are solely responsible for all risks associated with the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness, use and/or reliance on any information and/or advice that you provide to the Client during Consultation.

6. THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

6.1 The telephony solution maintained to facilitate Consultation is an example of a Third Party Service. We are also not responsible for any interruptions, delays, limitations, delivery failures, or any other loss or damage that occur during Consultation that are the fault of the Third Party Service Provider.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

7.1 To the extent permitted by law, we shall not be liable for: (i) any indirect, incidental, exemplary punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever; (ii) loss of profits, sales, revenue, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses; (iii) damages arising out of your breach of these Specific Terms of Use and Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Lawyers) where applicable; (iv) damages relating to your access to, use of, or inability to access the Service or participate in Consultations; (v) damages relating to the Client’s reliance on any advice given by you during and/or after Consultation; (vi) damages arising out of any delays, interruptions, and/or limitations experienced during Consultation that are caused by Third Party Service Providers and/or (vi) damages arising out of your violation of the rights of others.

7.2 To the extent permitted by law, our total liability for any claim under these Specific Terms of Use, including for any implied warranties, is limited to the amount the Client pays for a Consultation with you.

8. INDEMNITIES 

8.1 You hereby indemnify us and our affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employees and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of (i) your acts and omissions (including negligent acts or omissions) arising out of any Consultation, (ii) wilful misconduct or gross negligence in any Consultation, and (iii) your breach of these Specific Terms of Use and Asia Law Network’s Terms of Use (Lawyers) where applicable including without limitation, your violation of any third party rights.