Strand Sahara Terms of Use

1. Introduction

Welcome to Strand Sahara (“we/us”). This page tells you the terms on which you may use our website https://www.strandsahara.com (“the Site”) and the software that we provide (“Site Software”). Please read carefully before use. By using the Site, you accept the terms and agree to obey them. If you don't accept them, please don't use the site.

2. Who We Are

2.1 The site https://www.strandsahara.com is operated by Strand Sahara International Limited which is a UK limited company registered in England under company number 11484189. Our registered address is 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX, United Kingdom.

2.2 Strand Sahara is not a law firm and the employees of Strand Sahara are not acting as your lawyer. Strand Sahara's legal document service is not a substitute for the advice of a lawyer. Strand Sahara cannot provide legal advice and can only provide self-help services at your specific direction. Strand Sahara is not permitted to engage in the practice of law.

2.3 This Site is not intended to create an lawyer-client relationship, and by using Strand Sahara, no lawyer-client relationship will be created with Strand Sahara. Instead, you are representing yourself in any legal matter you undertake through Strand Sahara's legal document service.

2.4 Strand Sahara provides an online legal portal to give visitors a general understanding of the law, as well as to provide an automated software solution to individuals who choose to prepare their own legal documents. At no time do we review your answers for legal sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation. Strand Sahara and its services are not a substitute for the advice of a lawyer. If you need legal advice for your specific problem, or if your specific problem is too complex to be addressed by our tools, you should consult a lawyer in your area.

3. Use of the Site

3.1 You have permission for temporary, non-exclusive use of the Site, but we can withdraw or change our service at any time without telling you and without being legally responsible to you. We can also allow anyone else to use the Site and the documents that we make available on the Site.

3.2 You are not allowed to copy, modify, duplicate, create derivative works from, frame, mirror, republish, download, display, transmit, or distribute all or any part of the Site or the Site Software, and nor are you allowed to attempt to reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce to human-perceivable form all or any part of the Site Software.

3.3 You are also not allowed to license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, display, disclose, or otherwise commercially exploit, or otherwise make the Site and/or any documents on the Site available to any third party.

3.4 You are responsible for configuring your own computer and software to access our software and the material on our Site. Although we try to protect our Site, we are not responsible for any viruses, bugs or similar problems and you should use your own virus protection software. We don't give you any warranty that the way we deliver data to you is compatible with your software or with the way your computer is configured.

3.5 You must treat all identification codes, passwords and other security information as confidential. You must not disclose them to any third party. If we think you have failed to keep confidentiality, we are allowed to disable any security information (including your passwords and codes).

3.6 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Site or to make contact with other users of our Site, you agree to follow our Acceptable Use Policy. You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

3.7 Only use the Site as allowed by law and these terms. If you don't, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.

3.8 We frequently update the Site and make changes to it, but we don't have to do this, and material on the Site may be out-of-date.

3.9 We follow our Privacy Policy in handling information about you. By using the Site, you agree to us handling this information and confirm that data you provide is accurate.

3.10 We also use cookies. You can read information about cookies and how we use them in our Cookie Policy.

4. Strand Sahara Documents

4.1 If you first pay the appropriate fee (shown on the site when you make your request) you may:

(a) buy and use a document from the Site in its current form;

(b) partially or fully edit the document yourself; and

(c) store the document on the Site.

4.2 You are solely responsible for the appropriate use and editing of the documents that you buy from us. In particular you agree that:

(a) we are not giving you any legal, financial, tax or other advice;

(b) we do not give you any assurance or guarantee that our documents are suitable, sufficient or appropriate for the use to which you put them (whether they are unedited, or edited by you or anyone else); and

(c) we exclude all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed by anyone on this Site and on the Strand Sahara documents.

5. Payment of Fees (if you are on a paid plan)

5.1 You will pay us the fees described for Strand Sahara membership in accordance with the terms of membership.

5.2 We reserve the right to change the fees or applicable charges and to institute new charges and fees at the end of the then‑current renewal term upon prior notice to you, which may be sent by email.

5.3 If you believe that we have billed you incorrectly you must contact us no later than 7 days after the invoice in which the error or problem appeared.

5.4 For subscriptions or purchases made on the Site, payment is due on the terms applicable to that subscription or purchase as displayed at the point of purchase. For purchases that are invoiced by Strand Sahara, payment is due on invoice date. Unpaid amounts may result in termination of service. You will be responsible for all taxes associated with your use of services that are attributable or due by you.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

6.1 We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site and the Site Software, and in any of the material and documents hosted or posted on the Site and in any and all databases related to the Site. They are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world and you may only use any such material and the documents on these terms.

6.2 If you breach these terms, you lose your right to use our Site, and must destroy or return any copies of documents you have made.

7. Our Legal Responsibility

7.1 Our Legal responsibility to you:

(a) Although we take reasonable effort to ensure that the information on our Site and documents are up-to-date and legally sufficient, the legal information on this Site is not legal advice and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date, and you are responsible for the use to which you put material and documents that you access on our Site. Because the law changes rapidly, is different from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and is also subject to varying interpretations by different courts and certain government and administrative bodies, we cannot guarantee that all the information on the Site is completely current.

(b) As far as legally possible, we exclude legal responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage to you related to your use of this Site or any site linked to this Site, whether from tort, contract, negligence or otherwise (examples of such loss being: loss of income, profit, business, data, contracts, goodwill, savings, pure economic loss, indirect or consequential loss, costs, damages and expenses). In short, your use of the Site is at your own risk.

(c) We also exclude, but only as far as legally possible, all terms and warranties or promises implied by law or by statutes.

(d) Although we try to make the site available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, (except for planned maintenance and required unscheduled maintenance) we do not warrant that your use of the Site and/or the Site Software will be uninterrupted or error-free; and we are not responsible for any delays, delivery failures, or any other loss or damage resulting from the transfer of data over communications networks and facilities, including the internet, and you acknowledge that the Site may be subject to limitations, delays and other problems inherent in the use of such communications facilities

(e) We don't exclude legal responsibility for death or personal injury owing to our negligence, or legal responsibility for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for anything else where exclusion is not allowed by the law.

(f) We will try to make sure that customer data is stored securely and backed-up. If we lose or damage it we will try to restore it. But if it is lost or damaged by a third party, we are not responsible to you unless they cause the loss or damage when working on it for us.

(g) We will not provide our services for longer than the period that you have purchased them for.

(h) You agree that any duty of care owed to you by us is a duty owed only to you. We do not owe a duty of care to any third party and assume no responsibility to any third party in respect of the performance of our duties to you. We are not liable for any failure to fulfil our obligations due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

(i) You agree that the limitations on liability contained in this paragraph 6 are reasonable. You also agree that any limitations on liability in this paragraph 6 apply to you and also to any person or company associated with you.

8. Refund Policy

8.1 If you pay our fee for a document and we do not make the document available to you, we will refund the fee.

8.2 If you pay for membership and we refuse to make available to you a document existing within the “Strand Sahara Documents Templates" section at the discounted membership rates at the time you bought your membership, then we will refund your membership fee.

9. Computer Offences

9.1 If you do anything which is a criminal offence under the law your right to use the Site will end straightaway. We will report you to the relevant authorities and give them your identity.

9.2 Examples of computer misuse include introducing viruses, worms, Trojans and other technologically harmful or damaging material. You are not allowed to do any of these things.

9.3 You must not try to get access to our server or any connected database or make any 'attack' on the Site. We won't be legally responsible to you for any damage from viruses or other harmful material that you pick up via our Site.

10. Confidentiality and Conflicts

10.1 We have the following confidentiality obligations to you:

(a) We will treat all information you provide to us and about matters dealt with by us (other than information which is in the public domain) as confidential. We will not disclose any confidential information to any third party, except with your written consent or if necessary or customary in the normal performance of our services (e.g. passing it to other professionals and consultants assisting us or you with your matter, unless you ask us not to) or if required or permitted by law or any regulatory authority to which we are subject.

(b) We reserve the right to use external service providers as long as they are bound by appropriate obligations to maintain the confidentiality of the information.

(c) Unless you instruct us otherwise in writing, we are entitled to state in promotional material and tender documents that we worked for you generally or on a particular matter or matters as long as we do not otherwise break our duty of confidentiality to you.

10.2 Your confidentiality obligations are:

(a) You will treat all information we give you (other than information which is in the public domain) as confidential.

(b) You will not disclose that confidential information to any other person, unless we have given our written consent or as required or permitted by law or any regulatory authority to which you are subject.

11. Complaints

We are committed to providing a high quality service. If you have any questions or a complaint about the service provided by us please contact hello@strandsahara.com to make your complaint.

12 Changes

We amend these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.

13. Links from our Site

Links from our Site to other sites are only for information. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by use of those linked sites or information you obtain from them. We don’t accept responsibility for other sites or any loss you suffer from using them.

14. Links to our Site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 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.

15. Law which applies to disputes

The English courts have the only right to hear and resolve claims related to our Site, and all disputes are governed by English law. If any part of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms will continue in full force and effect.