Terms of Use – Website

Terms of Use – Website

Thank you for visiting our Website.

This page tells you the terms on which you may make use of our Website hallmarksolicitors.co.uk. Please read these terms of use carefully before you use the Website. By using our Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them.

Information about us

Hallmark Legal Services Limited (Trading as Hallmark Solicitors) is registered in England and Wales, under registration number 6634235 with its registered office at Chandlers Court, 158/159 High Street, Hull, HU1 1NQ (hereinafter referred to as “Hallmark Solicitors”) and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA No 499161).

Details of its Directors is available for inspection at the registered office or Companies House. Our VAT number is 975 6466 64.


This Website contains general information and guidance based on English law and does not constitute legal or professional advice on which reliance should be placed. You should always seek appropriate legal advice from a suitably qualified lawyer before taking, or refraining from taking, any action.

Although Hallmark Solicitors endeavours to ensure that the content is accurate and up to date, errors may occur and such content may not reflect the most current legal developments. No representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to the accuracy, usefulness or completeness of any information on this Website and we do not accept any liability for any loss, howsoever caused, arising directly or indirectly from decisions taken or not taken based on such information. Use of our Website is at your own risk.

Transmission of the information contained on this Website is not intended to create, and receipt of it by you does not create a lawyer-client relationship.

Our Liability

To the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity in respect of this Website or its contents.

To the extent permitted by law, we also exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation, any liability for loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time, and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.

Nothing in these Terms affects our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability in respect of which it would be unlawful or in breach of regulation to limit or exclude liability.

Copyright notice and limited licence

We (or our suppliers or third parties who have granted us permission to reproduce their material on this Website) own all copyright and other intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our Website for commercial exploitation without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. If we confirm that you should destroy any copies made, you must confirm in writing that all copies have been destroyed and the date when this was done.

Accessing our Website

Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the information we provide on our Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

Our Website changes regularly

We are not obliged to update this Website but we may do so from time to time and we reserve the right to modify, restrict access to or close this Website at any time.

Information about you and your visits to our Website

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Notice. By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and does not breach the provisions of the current Data Protection Legislation.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

If you breach this provision, you will commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material contained on it, or on any website linked to it.

Suspension and termination

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms through your use of our Website. When a breach of these Terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with these Terms may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  1. immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website;
    issue of a warning to you;
  2. legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
  3. further legal action against you;
  4. disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms. The responses described in these Terms are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Linking to our Website

You may only create a hypertext link to this Website from another website with the written permission of one of a Director of Hallmark Solicitors. Where such permission is granted the link must be to our home page, and must be displayed in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. The link should state that it is to the Website of Hallmark Solicitors, and you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We are entitled to withdraw linking permission by notice in writing to you, in which case you must remove the hypertext link without delay.You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Links from our Website

Where our Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Website. These Terms are governed by English law.

Trade Marks

The word mark ‘hallmarks solicitors’ and our logo belongs to Hallmark Solicitors and may be only without our prior express written consent.


We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Website.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Website, please contact our Head of Client Service and Compliance, who’s details can be found in our Privacy Notice.

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