Terms and Conditions

General Considerations

These are the terms and conditions applicable to all services and products offered by the Company on the Website and/or through the Platform (“Terms”). Please review these Terms carefully, as they contain important information about your rights and obligations when navigating the Website and using the Platform.

"OPINIÕES DILIGENTES - CONSULTORIA ESTRATÉGICA, LDA." is a Portuguese limited liability company by quotas, with registered office at Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques, no. 19, 1st floor right, 1900-179 Lisbon, municipality of Lisbon, parish of Arroios, registered with the Portuguese Commercial Registry Office under the sole registration and taxpayer number 516025660 (hereinafter referred to as “Company”, “we” or “us”).

The Company is the sole owner and manager of the online learning platform commercially known as “The Legal Place” (“Platform”), available at www.thelegal.place (“Website”).

By navigating to the Website, registering and creating an Account, accessing the Platform, and/or continue to use the Services, you (“Customer”, “User” or “you”) are acknowledging that you have read, understood, and accepted these Terms, as well as the Privacy Policy, and any additional documents or terms referred to herein. Therefore, these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the Company, governing the use of the Services made available through the Website and the Platform.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND THE PRIVACY POLICY, YOU SHOULD NOT CONTINUE NAVIGATING THE WEBSITE, USING THE PLATFORM OR USING THE SERVICES, AND WE KINDLY ASK YOU TO PLEASE REFRAIN FROM DOING SO.

1. PLATFORM AND SERVICES 

1.1 The Platform is an online cutting-edge platform designed to revolutionize legal training, offering a comprehensive range of Courses and other Content, engaging lectures, up-to-the-minute news updates, and personalized individual training (“Services”), tailored to the unique needs and goals of Users.

1.2 The Services are made available primarily through the Platform, which is accessible upon registration at the Website and creation of an Account, but may also be made available directly at the Website, as a preview, free-sample or any other form of public and free sample display of content, or in any other support or format as may be available from time to time (including but not limited to live broadcasts, mobile apps, dedicated software, etc.).

1.3 The Company may periodically make additional Services available on the Platform, on the Website or elsewhere, at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion. In addition, not all Services may be made available to all Users nor at all times and in every location. The Company reserves the right determine its commercial offering at all times and in its sole and absolute discretion, notably to choose what Services are offered and to determine the content and scope of such Services.

1.4 The Company has the right (i) to restrict the availability of the Platform or certain areas or resources related to it, if necessary, considering the capacity limits, security or integrity of its servers, (ii) to carry out maintenance measures or improve the Services, as well as (iii) to improve or modify the Platform at any time, notably to add new content and to modify, replace or remove existing content. The Services may, therefore, be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended, or discontinued, in whole or in part, at any time without notice or liability.

1.5 The Services, the Platform and the Website are made available on an "as is" and "as available" basis, with no further promises, representations or warranties made by us, notably in terms of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and/or non-infringement. In particular, we do not represent or warrant, in any way:

1.5.1 That access to our Services, as well as the Website and the Platform, will be continuous, uninterrupted, timely, or error-free;

1.5.2 That the Content, in particular the Courses, are complete, accurate, error-free or fit or any particular purpose; or

1.5.3 That our Services, the Website or the Platform, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular hardware or devices.

2. ELIGIBILITY 

2.1 To access the Website and create an Account, as well as to use the Services, you must have full legal capacity and authority to undertake and comply with the obligations in these Terms. If you are an individual, you must be at least 18 years old and must not have any restriction measures imposed on you. If you represent a legal entity, you must have proper authorization to act on its behalf.

2.2 The Company reserves the right to amend these eligibility criteria at its discretion. While we aim to provide advance notice of changes, immediate changes may occur in response to legal or regulatory requirements, for your benefit, or due to other valid reasons. We will notify you promptly of any such changes after implementation.

2.3 When accessing the Website, creating an Account, or using the Services, you represent and warrant to us, at all times, that:

2.3.1 You and your authorized representatives, if applicable, comply with all eligibility criteria in these Terms;

2.3.2 You and your authorized representatives, if applicable, and, where the User is a legal entity, your ultimate beneficial owners or any entity that controls or is under common control as you, as applicable, are not prevented from using our Services by means of any embargoes or sanctions applicable to you directly or your country or region of residence or incorporation, including those imposed by the United Nations, the European Union, the United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, and any other relevant national or international authorities; and

2.3.3 You are not using the Website, the Platform, and the Services for the benefit or on behalf of any person that is not in compliance with the paragraphs above or the eligibility criteria in these Terms.

2.4 Breach of these eligibility criteria will entitle us to terminate our relationship with you with immediate effect, including terminating your Account.

3. REGISTRATION PROCESS 

3.1 Some or all of the Services and certain features or functionalities of the Website and of the Platform may require you to register an account with us (“Account”). When you do, we may ask you to provide certain registration details or other information about yourself. All such information is subject to our Privacy Policy.

3.2 When creating and using an Account, you agree to comply with the following provisions:

3.2.1 Legal capacity: you must be of legal age or emancipated in accordance with the laws of your jurisdiction and, if you act on behalf of any legal entity, you have the legal powers to do so and bind such legal entity;

3.2.2 Sole benefit: As an individual user, you will use your Account exclusively for yourself, and not on behalf of any third party; as a corporate user, your Account will be used solely by your authorized representatives, exclusively for your benefit and not on behalf of any third party;

3.2.3 Shared use: Either as an individual user or as a corporate user, you acknowledge that your Account is personal and non-transferable and that you cannot use it in any way that constitutes Public Display (as defined below) of the Services; you further undertake not to use your Account nor to use the Services in any way that circumvents its personal use, in particular you undertake not to share, in any circumstances, your access password or any access credentials in any way that allows third parties to access the Courses and other Content;

3.2.4 Information: Provide accurate and truthful information and keep such information always updated and as further detailed in these Terms;

3.2.5 Access and security: Create a strong and unique password for accessing your Account, abiding by the password guidelines presented during the registration process, protect your password, and restrict access to your Account by any unauthorized users;

3.2.6 Assignment: Not to transfer your Account to another individual or use someone else’s account and not to share your account login credentials with anyone else;

3.2.7 Unauthorized access: Promptly notify us if you discover or otherwise suspect of any security breaches or unauthorized access to your Account, in particular if you discover or suspect that any third party has access to your password or other access credentials to the Platform or to your Account; and

3.2.8 Accountability: Take responsibility for all activities that take place with your Account and accept all risks of any authorized or unauthorized access to your Account.

3.3 Although we aim at putting in place all security measures and authentication procedures as we deem required to keep your Account secure and free of unauthorized access and abusive utilization, we cannot guarantee such an outcome. Therefore, we accept no liability for misuse or unauthorized use of your Account, including any losses or damages that can arise as a result thereof.

3.4 The Account may be terminated by the User at all times by following the procedures made available in the Platform for such purpose.
3.5 Without prejudice to other situations foreseen in these Terms, the Company may permanently or temporarily block or terminate any Account or the User’s access to the Services, as deemed appropriate, (i) if any situation of non-compliance with these Terms and conditions or fraud (such as, but not limited to, providing or sharing a password or unauthorized downloading, transmission, retransmission or storage of the Courses or any other paid Content) is identified, (ii) to prevent the occurrence or aggravation of damages to the Company or to third parties, or (iii) to comply with a legal obligation, court decision or governmental or regulatory order.

4. CONTENT

4.1 GENERAL

4.1.1 By navigating to the Website, accessing the Platform and using the Services, you will, subject to these Terms, have access to the Courses and to other Content. For the purposes of these Terms, “Content” shall include all text, images, photos, audio, video and other data available in the Platform or on the Website, as part of the Courses or otherwise, including quizzes, exercises, tests, assessments, assignments, answers, opinions, posts, announcements, and other resources, including both paid and free content.

4.1.2 While efforts are made to ensure the integrity and quality of the Courses and of the Content, the Company does not accept liability for errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Courses and in other Content. Users acknowledge that they access and utilize the Courses and the Content at their own risk, and neither the Company or any Contributors shall be held responsible for any consequences arising from the use or reliance on the information provided on the Website, in the Platform, in the Courses or in other Content.

4.1.3 The Courses and the Content may include the statements, opinions, views, interpretations, and perspectives of, or attributable to, Contributors (as defined below) and other individuals. Those statements, opinions, views, interpretations, and perspectives are solely those of the individuals expressing them and do not reflect the stance or endorsement of the Company, in any form nor to any degree. We accept no liability for the opinions expressed in the Courses or in other Content and do not undertake any control or verification of content in this regard. Users are advised that engagement with such statements, opinions, views, interpretations, and perspectives is at their own risk, and the Company assumes no liability for the consequences of relying on or interpreting the views presented by, or attributable to, Contributors (as defined below) and other individuals.

4.1.4 Where any Contributors (as defined below) and other individuals identifiable in the context of the Services are employees, service providers, staff or have any legal relationship with third parties, notably with any schools, universities and other educational institutions, regulatory authorities, public agencies or public services, the statements, opinions, views, interpretations and perspectives expressed or attributable to those Contributors (as defined below) and other individuals in the context of the Services are their own and do not bind, in any way, those entities with whom they may be engaged in any capacity (notably their employers) or the Company.

4.1.5 By accessing the Website, the Platform and using the Services, you may be exposed to content that you consider offensive, inaccurate, objectionable or otherwise inappropriate. We do not undertake to keep such content from you and accept no liability for your access or enrollment in any Course or other Content, to the full extent permissible under applicable law.

4.1.6 The Company does not assume any responsibility or liability to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any Content that is created or originated by third parties. Furthermore, the Services do not endorse any service provider nor any opinions, recommendations, or advice from third parties (including contributors), however expressed in the Courses and/or in the Content.

4.2 CONTENT OFFERING

4.2.1 The Company, as owner and manager of the Platform, retains absolute discretion and autonomy in determining its commercial offerings, including the selection, duration, removal, and upload of Courses and other Content on the Platform. We have the right to modify, add, or withdraw Courses and other Content at our sole discretion, without any obligation to provide prior notice. We may also, at our sole discretion, determine the content, subject matter, and duration of each Course.

4.2.2 The User experience is contingent upon the Courses and Content that is accessible and available on the Platform at any given time, and Users acknowledge that our offerings are subject to change without guarantee of prior notification.

4.3 ACADEMIC CREDIT

4.3.1 Purchase, attendance and view of any given Course or other Content does not entitle Users to receive any given academic credit, unless expressly indicated by a credit-granting institution.

4.3.2 There is no guarantee an educational institution or any other entities will recognize or accept any credit awarded for participation or completion of a Course or other Content in the Platform, even if such Course and Content is prepared or originated by professors.

4.3.3 Neither the Company nor our Contributors (as defined below) and other individuals have the obligation to seek recognition of the Courses and any other Content by any educational institution or accreditation organization.

4.4 USER-GENERATED CONTENT

4.4.1 We encourage Users to interact with the Platform, our Contributors (as defined below) and other Users, as and if applicable, and to share your content, encompassing assignments, quizzes, exams, projects, forum posts, and similar materials ("User Content").

4.4.2 You retain all intellectual property rights in and responsibility for the User Content you generate and share, in whatever form, in the Platform, on the Website or otherwise. User Content excludes Course content or materials provided on the Platform in connection with the Courses and other Content, as well as any materials and information made available directly by our Contributors (as defined below) and other individuals (if and when applicable).

4.4.3 By providing User Content, you grant the Company a transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable, non-exclusive, worldwide license over such User Content. This license encompasses copying, distributing, modifying, creating derivative works, publicly performing, publicly displaying, and otherwise using the User Content. Additionally, it allows the Company to use such User Content to develop, enhance and adapt its commercial offering, allowing it to share User Content with our Contributors (as defined below) and other service providers in the context of the operation of the Platform. You also agree to all such uses of your User Content with no compensation paid to you.

4.4.4 You acknowledge and agree that you are the sole entity responsible for your User Content, and that you assume all risks associated with User Content, including anyone’s reliance on its quality, accuracy, reliability, appropriateness, or any disclosure by you of information in your User Content that makes you or anyone else personally identifiable. You further warrant that you have all legal right to submit your User Content and that by doing so you are not infringing any laws or any third-party rights, including but not limited to intellectual property rights.

4.4.5 We retain the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including instances where we believe the User Content violates these Terms or other policies.

5. LICENSE TO USERS

5.1 Subject to these Terms and any other policies which may be in place from time to time, when purchasing a Course or other paid Content, or when purchasing a Subscription Plan (subject to section 9 below), the Company grants you a limited, temporary, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and view the Courses and other paid Content for which you have paid all the required fees in the context of the Services. The rights granted herein are only for your personal, non-commercial, and educational use. All other uses are expressly prohibited.

5.2 Purchasing our Courses and using our Services does not grant you ownership of or any intellectual property rights over the Courses or over the Content you access. Such purchase will only grant you limited and temporary access to Courses and other Content, in accordance with the commercial offer in place for each Course and each Subscription Plan and subject to the license terms and conditions in these Terms.

5.3 You may not reproduce, redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, adapt, edit, create derivative works of, sublicense, or otherwise transfer or use any Course or other Content, unless you obtain our prior written permission. In particular, you may not use the Services in any way that constitutes a Public Display (as defined below) of any Course or any other Content.

5.4 You further acknowledge that the Courses and other Content may contain certain proprietary information and may be subject to and protected by third party intellectual property rights. Individual creators and contributors working with us for developing the Courses and other Content, either as employees, service providers, consultants or in any other capacity (“Contributors”), will retain all proprietary rights associated with any Course and other Content they have produced, or any part thereof, and that is licensed to the Company. You undertake, as a condition for the use of the Services, not to infringe any such third party intellectual property rights and acknowledge that those Contributors may, under applicable laws, enforce their rights directly against you in the event of infringement.

5.5 You acknowledge and agree that your right to access and view any Course and other Content may be limited from time to time, either as a result of cancelation of your Account, or as a result of any changes to our commercial offer. We do not undertake to make any Course or Content available at any point in time, nor to make any Courses regarding a specific subject matter, and nothing in these terms shall be read as granting you the right to ask for a specific offer from our end.

5.6 We may revoke the license granted to Users under these Terms for viewing and accessing the Courses and other Content at any time and at our sole discretion. This includes the revocation of the license due to the cancellation of a User's Account or for reasons deemed necessary or convenient by the Company. Users acknowledge and agree that the Platform may exercise this right without prior notice, and such revocation does not entail any obligation on the Company or the Platform.

5.7 Breach of these Terms, particularly breach of any of the terms and conditions of the license granted to you under these Terms, will entitle the Company to immediately revoke such license, to cancel or restrict your Account and to cancel or restrict your access to the Courses or other Content, permanently or temporarily.

6. ACCESS AND USE

6.1 The Platform, the Courses and the Content shall be used only for lawful purposes, and Users shall avoid any practice that may, directly or indirectly, harm the Platform, the Courses, the Content or the Company, in any way. In particular, Users agree and undertake to refrain from taking any of the following actions:

6.1.1 To access or copy in bulk, retrieve, harvest, or index any portion of the Website, the Platform, the Courses or other Content (“Scrape”) or use, support, or develop any robot, spider, scripts, or other automatic device, process, or means (such as crawlers, browser plug-ins and add-ons, or other technology) to Scrape the Website, the Platform, the Courses or other Content for any purpose;

6.1.2 Use the Website and/or the Platform in violation of any applicable laws and regulations (including local, regional, national and international laws and regulations);

6.1.3 Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Platform (including content storage) or of the Website;

6.1.4 Disable, interfere with, or try to circumvent any of the features of the Website and of the Platform related to security or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any of our systems;

6.1.5 Copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, or otherwise attempt to discover any source code of or content of the Platform, the Courses or of any Service;

6.1.6 To record, process, harvest, collect, or mine information about other Users;

6.1.7 To remove or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice or signs that appear on any portion of the Services (including in any Course or other Content) or on any materials printed or copied from the Services;

6.1.8 Use the Services in any way that infringes intellectual property rights of the Company or of any third parties (including from Contributors); and

6.1.9 Use the Services in any way as to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information (such as sending email communications falsely appearing as the Company); or interfere with, or disrupt (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the platforms or services, or in any other manner interfering with or creating an undue burden on the Website, on the Platform or on our Services.

6.2 You acknowledge and undertake that the license granted for you to view and access the Courses and other Content is personal and non-transferable. Therefore, you expressly undertake not to transfer, assign, or share the Courses or any other Content with anyone else, nor use the Services in any way that grants access to the Courses or other Content to third parties. In particular, you undertake not to make any Public Display of any Course or of any other Content. For the purposes of these Terms, the term “Public Display” refers to the exhibition, showcasing, or presentation of content, materials, or information in a manner that is accessible or viewable by more than one individual, in any format and by any means, physical or digital, existing now or developed in the future.

6.3 Breach of the undertakings in this section 6 will entitle the Company to immediately cancel or restrict your Account and to cancel or restrict your access to the Courses or other Content, permanently or temporarily.

7. PRICE AND PAYMENT

7.1 The price of each Course and other paid Content available in the Platform, as well as other specific terms and conditions, such as scope and duration, will be listed on the Website and/or the Platform and determined on an ongoing basis. The price applicable to each relevant Course or to any other paid Content will be the price listed at the time you complete your purchase (at checkout).

7.2 Please be advised that by purchasing stand-alone Courses and other paid Content (even if bundled) you will not be granted with unlimited and permanent access to the relevant Course and other paid Content. You will only be granted with a limited and temporary access, as determined at the time of the purchase (at check-out). Make sure to review and confirm the terms and conditions applicable to your purchase before proceeding to check-out. By confirming your purchase, you are acknowledging and agreeing to the specific terms and conditions applicable to the Course and other paid Content that you have acquired, notably in terms of pricing, scope and duration.

7.3 The Company may, at any time and in our sole discretion, run promotions or apply discounts on any Course or in any other paid Content (including, but not limited to, seasonal or thematic campaigns, bundling Courses, targeting new users, etc.). Such promotions and discounts may be available for limited periods of time, target different users (such as new users), apply to different Services and locations. We are entirely free to determine our marketing and pricing strategy at any given time, as well as to freely determine the eligibility criteria for any promotions and discounts.

7.4 To the extent any taxes apply to your purchase, including but not limited to value added tax, we will collect and remit the relevant tax to the proper tax authorities, to the extent legally required to do so. The price displayed on the Website or in the Platform may not include all applicable taxes, which will be added only at checkout.

7.5 For the purposes of paying the purchase price for any Course or other paid Content, you authorize the Company to charge the relevant debit or credit card or process the payment by any other means available (e.g. SEPA, direct debit, mobile wallet, etc.) and selected therein by the User. We may also process payments through external payment service providers.

7.6 You will only be granted access to the Courses or other paid Content you purchase once we are able to charge the relevant fees. We can disable access to any Course or other paid Content – or to block or cancel your Account – if we are not able to process or receive payment.

7.7 We reserve the right to change or adjust the pricing for our Courses and other paid Content – or any components thereof – in any manner and at any time as we may determine in our sole and absolute discretion. Price changes will take effect following notice to you, unless otherwise provided in these Terms.

8. REFUND POLICY

8.1 Users will be able to ask for a refund within 5 (five) days after acquisition if the Course or other paid Content if it does not meet their expectations, acting reasonably. This will not apply to the purchase of a Subscription Plan, in which case section 9.3.4 below will apply. Refund requests shall be addressed to our Customer Support Team at [email protected].

8.2 Refund requests shall be limited and used in good faith by Users. To the extent we believe you are abusing our refund policy, especially if you have consumed a significant portion of the relevant Course or other paid Content, we reserve the right to deny your refund request, restrict you from making future refund requests, disable your Account, and/or restrict your use of the Services.

8.3 The refund, if and when accepted, will be processed as a credit to your Account or as a refund to your original payment method, at our sole and absolute discretion. Refund credits to your Account will be automatically applied towards your next purchase on the Website or the Platform. Refund credits may expire if not used within the specified period.

9. SUBSCRIPTION PLANS

9.1  General

9.1.1 As part of our commercial offer, you may also engage our Services by means of a subscription-based plan ("Subscription Plans").

9.1.2 Our corporate offerings are not subject to these Terms but is governed by the commercial agreement between the Company and the subscribing organization.

9.1.3 When subscribing and using a Subscription Plan, you will be deemed a “Premium Subscriber” and will benefit from a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable license to access and view the Courses and other Content included in the relevant Subscription Plan. Without prejudice to any specific terms and conditions in this section 9, section 5 (License to Users) will also apply to the license granted under a Subscription Plan, including but not limited to authorized and non-authorized uses.

9.2  Content of a Subscription Plan

9.2.1 The Subscription Plan you acquire will determine the scope, features, and cost of your access to the Platform, to the Courses and to other paid Content. The specific scope, features, and cost of each Subscription Plan will be listed on the Website or in the Platform and will be determined when you acquire the plan (at checkout).

9.2.2 Every Subscription Plan is personal, and you may not transfer, assign, or share your subscription with anyone else, nor use your subscription in any way that grants access to the Courses or other Content to third parties, including but not limited to any Public Display.

9.2.3 We reserve the right to revoke any license to use the content in our Subscription Plans for legal or policy reasons at any time and at our sole discretion, without prejudice to anything in the contrary in this section. Breach of these Terms, particularly breach of any of the terms and conditions of the license granted to you under these Terms, will entitle the Company to immediately revoke such license, to cancel or restrict your Account and to cancel or restrict your access to the Courses or other Content, permanently or temporarily.

9.3 Trials, renewals and cancelation

9.3.1 Your subscription may commence with a free trial, the duration, scope and conditions of which will be specified during the sign-up process. The free trial may entail access to Content for a certain limited period of time or access to only certain free Content. Please note that we will not be required to offer a free trial on any Subscription Plan, and we remain the sole entity responsible for determining whether a free trial will apply and the terms and conditions of the same, including duration, scope and eligibility criteria.

9.3.2 When a free trial applies to your Subscription Plan, the first subscription fee will be charged at the end of the free trial period or once you intent to access paid Content (e.g. Content that is subject to paywall).

9.3.3 Your subscription will automatically renew based on your subscription settings (e.g., monthly or annually), unless you opt to cancel before the free trial period concludes. The sign-up process will include detailed information on the applicable fees, duration and renewal terms of your Subscription Plan. That information will also be available at your personal profile in the Platform.

9.3.4 You may cancel your subscription at any time, in accordance with the terms and conditions applicable to your Subscription Plan, and following the protocols listed on the Website or in the Platform for that purpose. If you cancel your subscription, your access to that Subscription Plan will automatically end on the last day of your billing period. If you cancel your subscription, you will not be entitled to receive a refund or credit of any fees already paid for your Subscription Plan.

9.4 Payments and Billing

9.4.1 The subscription fee will be determined at the time of your purchase or at the time of the renewal of the Subscription Plan. If we are required to add taxes to your subscription fee (including but not limited to value added tax), we will inform you on the overall amount in the sign-up process and before checkout.

9.4.2 We reserve the right to apply discount or promotions to the Subscription Plans at our sole discretion.

9.4.3 Payments are non-refundable and there are no refunds or credits for partially used periods, unless otherwise required by applicable law.

9.4.4 In order to purchase a Subscription Plan you will need to provide us with your billing information during checkout, and you will grant us and our payment service providers (if any) the right to process payment for the applicable fees via the payment method we have on record for you. At the end of each subscription term, we will automatically renew your subscription for the same duration and charge the subscription fee applicable at the time of renewal.

9.4.5 You may update your payment method in your profile, by following the instructions presented therein.

9.4.6 If we are unable to process payment or if you file a chargeback charges made to your payment method and the chargeback is granted, we may suspend or terminate your subscription.

9.4.7 The terms and conditions set out in section 7 regarding payment will apply and supplement the terms of this paragraph 9.4.

9.5 Changes to the Subscription Plan

9.5.1 We reserve the right to change our Subscription Plans or adjust pricing for our Services thereunder at our sole discretion. Any price changes or changes to your Subscription Plan will take effect following notice to you, except as otherwise required by applicable law.

9.5.2 We make no guarantees as to the availability of any specific content in any Subscription Plan or as to any minimum amount of content in any Subscription Plan. We reserve the right to offer or cease to offer additional features to any Subscription Plan, or to otherwise modify or terminate a Subscription Plan at our sole discretion.

10. Intellectual Property

10.1 The Platform and all its components, including but not limited to the interface, Website, software, graphics, trademarks, logos, images, designs, and any related intellectual property rights, registered or unregistered, are the exclusive property of the Company and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable intellectual property laws. You acknowledge and agree that Company owns all rights, title, and interest in and to the Platform and its associated intellectual property, and that no rights or licenses to such intellectual property are granted to users, except as expressly provided herein as a result of purchase or subscription of our Services.

10.2 All trademarks, trade names, and logos used or displayed on the Platform or on the Website ("Distinctive Signs") are the property of the Company or their respective owners, where applicable. Users are not authorized to use any Distinctive Signs without the express written permission of the Company or the respective owner, as applicable.

10.3 The Company may enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted by law and Users agree and undertake not to engage in any activity that infringes or misappropriates intellectual property rights of the Company or the intellectual property rights of others. We also reserve the right to terminate or suspend your Account, in our sole discretion, for any violation of this section.

11. NO LEGAL ADVICE

11.1 The Courses and, in general, any Content offered and/or made available on the Website and/or the Platform, or otherwise made available to you by the Company, irrespective of the relevant format, are provided and made available for your private use and only for educational and informational purposes.

11.2 While the Courses and other Content may contain information of a legal nature, the Courses and other Content does not constitute and is not intended to constitute legal advice, and Users should not rely on it as legal advice.

11.3 By navigating the Website, using the Platform and accessing the Courses and other Content available therein, Users acknowledge and agree:

11.3.1 That the Platform is an online learning platform that facilitates the delivery of educational legal content prepared by independent legal professionals and other Contributors;

11.3.2 That the Courses and Content available in the Platform are not and shall not be relied upon as legal advice, in any way or for any specific purpose; and

11.3.3 The absence of a client-attorney relationship with the Company or with any of the Contributors.

11.4 The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness, or suitability of the Courses or other Content for any specific legal situations. Users are strongly encouraged to consult with qualified legal professionals for advice tailored to their specific circumstances. The Company accepts no liability for the use or interpretation that Users or other third parties may make of the Courses and any other Content.

11.5 If you need legal advice for a specific problem, you should consult with a licensed attorney, authorized to practice in your jurisdiction or in the jurisdiction for which you need specific legal advice. Neither the Platform, nor the Website, nor any Content is a substitute for legal advice from a qualified attorney.

12. PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACY

The collection and use of personal data in connection with these Terms, the use of the Platform, the use of the Website and the provision of the Services is processed in accordance with and as provided in our Privacy Policy, which is an integral part of these Terms. 

13. CHANGES TO THE TERMS

13.1 You acknowledge and agree that we have the right to modify, amend, or update these Terms, as well as any terms and conditions incorporated by reference herein, at our sole discretion and convenience.

13.2 We will notify you of any changes to the Terms through the Platform, email, or directly at the Website. In most cases, we will provide advance notice of changes and specify the effective date, but there may be instances where changes are made without advance notice. The updated Terms will become effective as specified in the notice provided to you. If changes are not effective immediately, they will become effective after the notice period specified in the notification.

13.3 If you do not wish to accept the changes to the Terms, you have the option to either close your Account, cancel your Subscription Plan (if applicable) and/ or stop using the Services. By doing so, you indicate your refusal to accept the revised Terms, and accept that no compensation shall be due to you by the Company in connection thereto. Your continued access to or use of the Website, the Platform, and generally the Services will be deemed as your acceptance of the updated Terms.

14. LIMITATIONS TO LIABILITY

14.1 The Company’s aggregate liability to you or to any third parties as a result of any breach of these Terms or otherwise in connection with the use of the Website, the Platform or the Services, is limited to the actual amount of loss or damage caused directly by our breach of these Terms, but expressly excluding loss of profit, loss of expected revenue or indirect damages (“Loss”).

14.2 The Company’s aggregate liability for Losses will in no event exceed (i) an amount of EUR 100.00 or (ii) the amount of fees paid by you in the 6-month period immediately prior to the event giving rise to the relevant Loss, whichever the higher.

14.3 We will not be liable for any Losses for which you have not submitted a claim to us within one calendar year as from the date on which the facts giving rise to such claim have occurred or for which proceedings have not been started within three months as from the date of the claim.

14.4 We are not responsible for delay or failure to perform or deliver the Services that is caused by events beyond our reasonable control, including but not limited to an act of war, hostility, or sabotage, natural disaster, electrical, internet, or telecommunication outage, or government restrictions.

14.5 Without prejudice for any liability limitations foreseen in these Terms, you irrevocably agree, to the full extent permitted by law, that you will have no recourse against our shareholders, investors, directors, officers, employees, staff, service providers, Contributors, or advisers (“Company Persons”), in connection with any loss you may suffer as a result of our breach of these Terms or otherwise. You will only be entitled to make a claim against the Company and not against any Company Person, directly or indirectly, at any legal title. You acknowledge and agree that this limitation is of the essence for the Company and one without which we would not accept to engage in any commercial relationship with you. This provision is negotiated and agreed also for the benefit of every and all Company Person, and any Company Person will be entitled to enforce and uphold this provision against you at any time.

14.6 In the event the Website or the Platform includes links to other websites and resources, or these links otherwise appear in the context of the Services (including in User Content), please note these links are provided solely for the convenience of our users. We have no control over the content and functionalities of these external websites or resources and, consequently, we do not accept any responsibility or liability for them, its use or for any potential loss or damage resulting from your utilization of them. Should you choose to access any third-party websites that may be linked in our Website or in the context of our Services, you acknowledge and agree that you do so at your own risk and are bound by the terms and conditions of use stipulated by those respective websites.

15. INDEMNIFICATION

You undertake and agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company or any Company Person from an against any third-party claims, demands, losses, damages, or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) arising from or related to (i) your User Content, (ii) your use of the Services and of the Platform; (iii) your violation of these Terms; or (iv) your violation of any rights of a third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights. Your indemnification obligation will survive the termination of these Terms and your use of the Services.

16. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

16.1 These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Portugal.

16.2 In the event of a dispute with the Company, you agree to initiate contact with our Client Support Team as the primary means to attempt resolution before pursuing any legal action. Should the dispute remain unresolved through our support team's efforts for a period of 30 days, both you and the Company may refer the dispute to the jurisdiction of the competent Judicial Court of Lisbon, with express exclusion of any others.

17. INDEMNIFICATION

17.1 Scope: The examples used in these Terms, as well as expressions such as "including" or “in particular” and similar, have an exemplary and non-exhaustive function, and therefore cannot be interpreted in such a way as to limit the scope of the sections in which they are used.

17.2 Contacts: In the event you need to communicate with us, including but not limited to any contacts under these Terms, you should address your communication to the following email address: [email protected]. This does not apply to court notices, which should be served according to applicable law.

17.3 Legal relationship: The relationship between the Company and the User is a mere provision of services. Nothing in these Terms shall be construed to create any partnership, joint venture, employment or agency relationship between the user and the Company. The User may never appear or act as an agent, partner, or representative of the Company or the Platform.

17.4 Waiver: Failure of the Company to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not be deemed as a waiver of that provision or the right to enforce it at a later time.

17.5 Entire agreement: These Terms together with any other documents referred to herein, constitute the entire agreement between the Company and the user concerning the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, whether oral or written.

17.6 Severability: If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected or impaired.

17.7 Assignment: The user shall not assign or transfer any rights or obligations under these Terms to a third party without the prior written consent of the Company. In the event that the Company is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from you and our relationship with you (including these Terms) as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control of the Company or its business, or any part thereof.

17.8 Language: These Terms and any information or notifications that you or we are to provide should be in English language. Any translation of these Terms and the Product Terms or other document is provided for your convenience only and may not accurately represent the information in the original English. In the event of any inconsistency, the English language version shall prevail.