General Terms and Conditions of Use (GTCU) of the LexisNexis Middle East corporate website
– October 2023
The website is accessible at https://www.lexis.ae/ and all its functionalities and content (hereinafter “Website”) belong to LexisNexis, a subsidiary of Reed Elsevier PLC.
1. Acceptance of the GTCU
These GTCU enter into force on the date they are posted online. Consultation and use of the Website involve unreserved acceptance of these GTCU and compliance with the legal and regulatory provisions in force.
It is, therefore, your responsibility to familiarize yourself with these GTCU when you first connect to the Website and to consult them regularly.
Certain sections of this Website require you to register. Where applicable, you agree to provide accurate and complete registration information. You are responsible for informing LexisNexis of any changes to such information. Each registration is for a single individual unless otherwise indicated on the registration page. LexisNexis prohibits (a) the use by a third party of sections requiring registration using your name or password, or (b) access by multiple users using a single name through a network or any other method. You are responsible for preventing any unauthorized use. If you suspect unauthorized use, you must notify LexisNexis immediately.
3. Restrictions on use of the Website
Decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, renting, lending, selling, sublicensing or creating derivative works from this Website or its contents is prohibited. The use of network monitoring and discovery software to determine the architecture of the site or to extract data relating to its use or users is also prohibited. The use of robots, spiders, other software or automatic devices or manual processes to monitor or copy this Website or its contents without the prior written consent of LexisNexis is prohibited. The use of this Website to transmit false, misleading, fraudulent or unlawful communications is prohibited. Any copy, modification, reproduction, republication, distribution, consultation or transmission of all or part of this Website for commercial, non-profit or public purposes is prohibited, except as authorized above. The use, export or re-export of this Website, any portion thereof or its contents is prohibited and constitutes a violation of French laws and regulations.
Any unauthorized use of this Website or its contents is prohibited.
4. No legal advice
The Content does not constitute and is not intended to provide legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is created, and data published on this Website is not considered confidential. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or credibility of the content is not guaranteed. You are solely responsible for the use of the content of this Website or any documentation linked to it.
5. Availability of the Website
Any Internet user accessing the Website (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) acknowledges that he/she has the skills and technical resources required to access and consult the Website.
The User acknowledges that he/she has checked that the computer configuration used is virus-free, in good working order and compatible with the Website. The User shall be liable for any consequences arising from the use of non-approved equipment.
The User acknowledges that the characteristics and limitations of the Internet make it impossible to guarantee the security, availability and integrity of data transmissions. The User undertakes to take all appropriate measures to protect his/her own data, information system and/or software from any intrusion or contamination by viruses.
The User is prohibited from accessing or remaining on the Website fraudulently, or from hindering or altering its operation, in particular by introducing Trojan horses, logic bombs, worms or any other virus or malicious program or program likely to cause any damage to the Website.
The Website is accessible via the Internet and can be consulted from a computer connected to the Internet by means of an Internet browser.
LexisNexis reserves the right to modify or temporarily or permanently interrupt the operation of all or part of the Website, without notice, for maintenance or other purposes, which the User expressly accepts.
LexisNexis cannot be held responsible in the event of suspension or interruption of the operation of the Website, unavailability, impossibility of access or poor conditions of use of the Website attributable to unsuitable equipment, internal malfunctions of the User’s Internet service provider, congestion of the Internet network, or for any other reasons outside LexisNexis.
6. Intellectual property rights
6.1 Ownership of the Website
LexisNexis declares that the Website is its property within the meaning of the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code or, failing that, that it has acquired all necessary rights.
The granting of the right of use to the User does not entail the transfer of any property right in the Website.
The User agrees not to infringe in any way whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the intellectual property rights of LexisNexis.
Any use not expressly authorized by LexisNexis under the present terms and conditions is unlawful, in accordance with the provisions of article L.122-6 of the French Intellectual Property Code.
6.2 Ownership of Content
The content of the Website (hereinafter the “Content”) is protected by copyright and, more generally, by intellectual property law. It may only be used by the User within the scope of the present terms and conditions.
The rights granted to the User over the Content are for the use defined herein. These rights of use are non-transferable. The direct or derivative collective use, in whole or in part, of the Content is prohibited. Any use other than that expressly authorized is strictly forbidden and exposes the User to legal proceedings.
The Contract does not involve any transfer of property on the methods, know-how, development tools, software, creations, works of the spirit, documents, general and/or specific programs, property of LexisNexis or for which LexisNexis has a license of use.
LexisNexis reserves the right to moderate or delete freely and at any time the Content put online, and without justification.
The Website may contain advertising and sponsorship material. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that materials submitted for publication on this Website are accurate and comply with applicable law. LexisNexis disclaims all liability for any illegality, errors or inaccuracies in the materials provided by advertisers or sponsors or for any acts of omission by such advertisers or sponsors.
8. Errors and Corrections
LexisNexis does not represent or warrant that this Website, its content or publications are free of errors, viruses or other harmful components, that defects will be corrected or that the Website will always be accessible. LexisNexis does not warrant or represent that the content or publications accessible on or through this Website are correct, accurate, up-to-date or reliable. LexisNexis may improve and/or modify the features, functionality, content or publications at any time.
9. Third-party content
Third-party content (including, without limitation, publications) may be posted on or linked to this Website. LexisNexis declines all liability for any infringement, error, misinterpretation of law, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or vulgarity that may appear in any statement, opinion, representation or other form of third-party content published on this Website. You acknowledge that the informations and opinions expressed in third-party content are not endorsed by LexisNexis and do not reflect its thoughts or opinions. In addition, information and opinions provided by LexisNexis employees and agents in interactive areas are not systematically approved by LexisNexis and do not reflect its thought or opinion.
10. Disclaimer of liability
THIS WEBSITE, INTERACTIVE AREAS, CONTENT AND PUBLICATIONS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, LEXISNEXIS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. LEXISNEXIS DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, LIABILITY OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF, CAUSED BY OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH (A) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS WEBSITE, INTERACTIVE AREAS, CONTENT OR PUBLICATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) THIRD PARTY COMMUNICATIONS, (C) ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN, (D) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THIS WEBSITE, INTERACTIVE AREAS OR CONTENT, PUBLICATIONS OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, (E) YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INTERACTIVE AREAS, CONTENT OR PUBLICATIONS, OR (F) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE, INTERACTIVE AREAS, CONTENT OR PUBLICATIONS.
11. Limitation of liability
12. Modifications to the GCU
LexisNexis may modify these GCU at any time. These modifications are published online and are deemed to have been accepted without reservation when you access the Website after they have been published online. LexisNexis recommends that you consult this page regularly.
13. Applicable law – Jurisdiction
These GTCU are established in accordance with French law. In the event of a dispute relating to the WebSite, only the courts within the jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal shall have jurisdiction, including in the event of multiple defendants, summary proceedings or warranty proceedings.