Terms of use

1. Applicability

By accessing and using the Schjødt Klientportal (the "Site") you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, any additional terms and conditions which are set out on the Site from time to time, which together govern such access and use (collectively the “Terms”). Please read the Terms carefully before you start to use the Site. If you do not agree to the Terms, do not use the Site. We may revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check these Terms of Use from time to time to take notice of any changes or updates we make, as they are binding on you.

These Terms of Use is a supplement to such other terms and conditions agreed between you and us.

Information about us:

The use of the site is offered to you by Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Ruseløkkvenein 14, P.O. Box 2444 Solli, 0201, Norway ("we", "us", "our").

2. Accessing the site

Individuals within your organisation who have been authorised to use the Site (“Authorised Users”) will be provided with a password. Access to the Site is restricted to Authorised Users only.

You must treat your password as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any password at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

If you have been given access to any part of the Site by mistake, if you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your password, or if you become aware of a breach of confidentiality or any unauthorised use of the Site, you must promptly notify us by email at markedsavdelingen@schjodt.no or by telephone on +47 22 01 88 00. If you notify us by phone please ask for Schjødt's Chief Information Officer.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site at any time without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You must comply with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements relating to your use of the Site. You must also comply with all reasonable instructions we give you relating to the Site. You must not use the Site to advertise or sell any goods or services to any other users of the Site.

If you breach these Terms of Use, your right to access and use the Site will cease immediately. Upon our request at any time, you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of Our Documents that you have made.

3. Documents

Any materials displayed or hosted on the Site (“Documents”) are confidential and may be privileged. You must not disclose the Documents to any person who is not authorised to read them.

Holding Documents on the Site will not protect them from the mandatory rules of disclosure e.g. in legal proceedings or from seizure by regulatory or other authorities in any jurisdiction in which the document is held, opened or accessible, whether permanently or temporarily.

You acknowledge and accept that we and our subcontractors of the hosting and maintenance of the Site can access the Documents.

4. Our Documents

You acknowledge that any Documents posted by us on the Site (“Our Documents”) do not constitute legal or other professional advice by us unless they are addressed to you and relate specifically to a matter, transaction, deal or project on which you have instructed us to act on your behalf (“Project”), in which case, any such advice shall be subject to the terms of engagement in place between us and you from time to time.

You must only use Our Documents for internal business purposes in the normal and proper course of your business.

You must not disclose any confidential information about a Project to any person who is not authorised to have information disclosed to them for the purposes of such Project.

5. Your Documents

You are solely responsible for any Document you post or provide to us to post on the Site (“Your Documents”).

You must ensure that Your Documents are legal, decent and truthful, comply with all laws and regulations, do not infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of us or any third party, are not defamatory, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable and are free of bugs, worms or viruses.

If we consider that any part of Your Documents exposes us to the risk of a claim or complaint by any third party or any loss, we may block access to any or all of the Site and remove any or all of the relevant part of Your Documents. You must provide all reasonable assistance to us in this respect.

If Your Documents include any personal data, you will ensure that such personal data is provided in accordance with the applicable personal data legislation in Norway.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

As between us and you, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site (including any software relating to the Site (“Software”)) and in the material published on it (other than Your Documents) and you do not acquire any right, title or interest in any of them. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Except to the extent permitted by law, you must not copy, modify, download, distribute or decompile the Software.

Except to the extent necessary to use the Site in accordance with these Terms of Use, you must not copy, store in any medium (including in any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify, show in public, systematically extract, or commercially exploit all or any part of the Site (including Our Documents) without our prior written consent.

If third party software is required for you to access or use the Site, you must obtain a licence of such software at your own expense.

You hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free licence to post Your Documents on the Site.

7. Viruses etc.

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

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 the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

8. Links from the Site

Where the Site 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.

9. Our liability

Nothing in these Terms of Use will limit our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability which cannot be excluded under applicable law. Subject to the preceding paragraph, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law:

  • all warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are excluded from these Terms of Use; and
  • we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind, whether in tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use.

10. Governing law

These Terms of Use will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Norway and each party hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Norway. Oslo City Court is agreed as the venue for disputes in the first instance.

11. Contacting us

If you have any queries about this these Terms of Use or the Site, please contact us by email at markedsavdelingen@schjodt.no or by telephone on +47 22 01 88 00. If you contact us by phone please ask for Schjødt's Chief Information Officer.

Oslo

Ruseløkkveien 14

P.O.Box 2444 Solli

NO-0201 Oslo

Bergen

C. Sundts gate 17

P.O.Box 2022 Nordnes

NO-5817 Bergen

Stavanger

Kongsgårdbakken 3

P.O.Box 440

NO-4002 Stavanger

Ålesund

Notenesgata 14

P.O.Box 996 Sentrum

NO-6001 Ålesund

London

48 Gracechurch Street

London EC3V 0EJ

United Kingdom