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The domain name WWW.LAWSISTO.COM (hereinafter referred to as "Website") is owned by Kalyan Krishna Technoz Private Limited a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 with its corporate office at G185, 10th Cross, 20th Main, G Block, Next to Reliance Footprint, Sahakar Nagar, Bangalore - 560 092, Karnataka, India (hereinafter referred to as "LAWSISTO.COM" / "WEBSITE").
By using our Services You agree that You are over the age of eighteen (18) years and can form a binding contract with LAWSISTO.COM; and only as permitted by law, including applicable professional standards laws, rules and regulations as and when they are made. By using our Services You agree that we reserve the right to suspend Your account or stop providing our Services to at our discretion.
Lawsisto.com - Only A Virtual Legal Assistant and Communication Platform
LAWSISTO.COM is an internet portal that facilitates communication between legal professionals, law students, law schools and potential users of legal services and provides virtual legal assistant services to lawyers, and also provides online learning access to various users. Lawsisto.com caters to various lawyers across India and abroad by providing legal assistance services like office management system, legal library, fee manager etc. Users can look or search for lawyers availing these services of Lawsisto based on their search criteria's like location and practice area. Lawsisto does not guarantee that users will successfully find an advocate/lawyer/attorney through this system. Lawsisto.com takes no position and offers no opinion on when or if a lawyer-client relationship has been formed. In order to provide an optimal forum for lawyers and clients, Lawsito.com does not involve itself in the agreements between lawyers and clients or the actual representation of clients. Therefore, we cannot ensure the completion of the agreement or the integrity of either party. The user, and not Lawsisto.com, is solely responsible for assessing the integrity, honesty, and trustworthiness of all persons with whom the user communicates on this service.
The Agreement applies to you whether you are -
A Lawyer, Law students, Professors or legal service provider (whether an individual professional or an organization) or similar institution wishing to be listed, or already listed, on the Website, including designated, authorized associates of such lawyers or institutions ("Lawyer/Lawyer/Advocate(s)", "you" or "User"); or
A client, his/her representatives or affiliates, searching for Lawyers/Lawyers through the Website ("End-User", "you" or "User"); or
Otherwise a user of the Website ("you" or "User").
This Agreement applies to those services made available by Lawsisto.com on the Website, which are offered free of charge to the Users ("Services"), including the following:
For Lawyers: Listing of Lawyers and their profiles and contact details, to be made available to the other Users and visitors to the Website;
For other Users: Facility to (i) create and maintain 'Legal Accounts', (ii) search for Lawyers by name, specialty, and geographical area, or any other criteria that may be developed and made available by Lawsisto.com, and (iii) to make appointments with Lawyers.
The Services may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of Lawsisto.com, and the Agreement will apply to your visit to and your use of the Website to avail the Service, as well as to all information provided by you on the Website at any given point in time.
We reserve the right to modify or terminate any portion of the Agreement for any reason and at any time, and such modifications shall be informed to you in writing You should read the Agreement at regular intervals. Your use of the Website following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement so modified.
You acknowledge that you will be bound by this Agreement for availing any of the Services offered by us. If you do not agree with any part of the Agreement, please do not use the Website or avail any Services.
Your access to use of the Website and the Services will be solely at the discretion of lawsisto.com. The Agreement is published in compliance of, and is governed by the provisions of Indian law, including but not limited to:
the Indian Contract Act, 1872,
the (Indian) Information Technology Act, 2000, and
the rules, regulations, guidelines and clarifications framed there under, including the (Indian) Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information) Rules, 2011 (the "SPI Rules"), and the (Indian) Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 (the "IG Rules").
Disclaimer of lawyer-client relationship
LAWSISTO.COM is not an agent of any particular lawyer. It only facilitates the communication of lawyers and potential clients. Any electronic communication sent to LAWSISTO.COM alone will not create a lawyer-client relationship between the user and LAWSISTO.COM, such being expressly denied.
Lawyer/Law firm/Law School Profile Listing Services:
Registration, profile listing and information regarding their Practice on its Website of a Lawyer /Law firm profile is a sole interest, will and discretion of a Lawyer or Law firm. The search results and relevance algorithm is a fully automated system and Lawsisto may not guarantee the search results as per the search criteria. The profile listings do not represent any fixed objective ranking or endorsement and Lawsisto.com does not guarantee accuracy in the relevance of the Lawyers on search results, which may take place from time to time. Lawsisto at any point does not guarantee or could be held responsible for the accuracy and the relevancy of the listing order of the Lawyers on Lawsisto.com.
LAWSISTO.COM does not promote any User.
LAWSISTO.COM seeks to help every needy litigant find a lawyer best suited to his/her needs. LAWSISTO.COM is not intended to be a source of advertising or solicitation and the contents of the website should not be construed as legal advice. LAWSISTO.COM may recommend a subscribing lawyer if he matches a user's requirements, but not otherwise. Transmission, receipt or use of LAWSISTO.COM does not constitute or create a lawyer-client relationship. No recipients of content from this website should act, or refrain from acting, based upon any or all of the contents of this site. We welcome the user to study the profiles of lawyers independently and make an informed choice.
LAWSISTO.COM does not provide any avenue for solicitation
LAWSISTO.COM hides information about clients from lawyers until the client communicates with the lawyer directly or online. Therefore, the lawyer is not allowed to view private information about potential clients.
LAWSISTO.COM does not provide Legal Advice
LAWSISTO.COM features use only user supplied content to produce basic documents. The information provided in the 'FAQs' section also does not amount to legal advice, such merely being commonly asked queries about Will making, Lease Agreement drafting, other documents which may be added from time to time. Users are advised to consult a lawyer if they need specialized guidance on any of these documents.
Lawsisto.com's relevance algorithm for the Lawyers, Law Schools, Law Students and others is a fully automated system that lists the Lawyers, Law Schools & Others their profile and information regarding their Practice and services on its Website. These listings of Lawyers and others do not represent any fixed objective ranking or endorsement by Lawsisto.com. Lawsisto.com will not be liable for any change in the relevance of any search results, which may take place from time to time. The listing of Lawyers, law schools etc will be based on automated computation of the various factors including inputs made by the Users including their comments and feedback. Such factors may change from time to time, in order to improve the listing algorithm. Lawsisto.com in no event will be held responsible for the accuracy and the relevancy of the listing order of the Lawyers on the Website.
Book appointment facility
Lawsisto.com enables Users to connect with Lawyers through two methods:
Book facility that allows Users book an appointment through the Website;
Value added telephonic services which connect Users directly to the Lawyer's number provided on the Website.
Lawsisto.com will ensure Users are provided confirmed appointment on the Book facility. However, Lawsisto.com has no liability if such an appointment is later cancelled by the Lawyer, or the same Lawyer is not.
The results of any search Users perform on the Website for Lawyers should not be construed as an endorsement by Lawsisto.com of any such particular Lawyer. If the User decides to engage with a Lawyer to seek legal services, the User shall be doing so at his/her own risk.
Without prejudice to the generality of the above, Lawsisto.com is not involved in providing any legal advice or service and hence is not responsible for any interactions between User and the Lawyer/lawyers. User understands and agrees that Lawsisto.com will not be liable for:
1. User interactions and associated issues User has with the Lawyer;
2. the ability or intent of the Lawyer (s) or the lack of it, in fulfilling their obligations towards Users;
3.any wrong advice being given by the Lawyer(s), or any negligence on part of the Lawyer (s);
4. inappropriate treatment, or similar difficulties or any type of inconvenience suffered by the User due to a failure on the part of the Lawyer to provide agreed Services;
5. any misconduct or inappropriate behavior by the Lawyer or the Lawyer's staff;
Users are allowed to provide feedback about their experiences with the Lawyer, however, the User shall ensure that, the same is provided in accordance with applicable law. User however understands that, lawsisto.com shall not be obliged to act in such manner as may be required to give effect to the content of Users feedback, such as suggestions for delisting of a particular Lawyer from the Website.
In case of a No Client No Show - N.C.N.S (defined below), where the User does not show-up at the concerned lawyers' office:
No Client- No-Show (N.C.N.S) for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, is defined as, any instance where a User, who booked an appointment on the Website using the Book Appointment facility , has not turned up for the appointment without cancelling, rescheduling, or informing the Lawyer in advance about the same. When Lawyer informs Lawsisto.com of the incident or marks a particular appointment as N.C.N.S. using the Lawsisto.com App within five (5) days of the scheduled appointment, an email and SMS ("NCNS Communication") will be sent to the User to confirm on the incident with reasons.
Acceptance of Terms
Your accessing of this Website and/or undertaking of a service/offering by us indicates Your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the disclaimer notice and the full terms and conditions contained herein. Your statutory consumer rights are unaffected. This agreement sets out the legally binding terms for Your membership.
Terms for Clients
The User understands and agrees that Lawsisto.com Consult, is merely a consulting model, any interactions and associated issues with the Lawyer on Lawsisto.com Consult including but not limited to the User's Account issues and/or the User's experiences is strictly between the User and the Lawyer. The User shall not hold Lawsisto.com responsible for any such interactions and associated issues.
As a User, you understand that, Lawsisto.com is not a legal service provider, nor is it involved in providing any Account care or legal advice or diagnosis, it shall hence not be responsible for any outcome from the consultation between the User and the Lawyer.
Lawsisto.com Consult is a platform being made available to Users to assist them to obtain consultation from Lawyers and does not intend to replace the physical consultation with the Lawyer.
You understand that, your conversations with the Lawyer will be retained in our database as per the applicable laws.
If you decide to engage with a Lawyer to procure legal services to you, you shall do so at your own risk. Lawsisto.com shall not be responsible for any breach of service or service deficiency by any Lawyer.
If you decide to use the payment gateway to make payments online, it is solely at your discretion. Should there be any issues with regard to the payment not reaching the respective Lawyer's account, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms for Lawyers
The Lawyer shall reply to the client after receiving client's communication. In case of non-compliance with regard to reverting/ adhering to the applicable laws/rules/regulations/guidelines by the Lawyer, Lawsisto.com.in has the right to show other available Lawyers to the client or remove Lawyers from the platform/Lawsisto.com application/site.
The Lawyer understands and agrees that, Lawsisto.com shall at its sole discretion, at any time be entitled to, show other Lawyers available for consultation.
The Lawyer further understands that, there is a responsibility on the Lawyer to treat the clients on this model, as the Lawyer would have otherwise treated the client on a physical one-on-one consultation model.
The Lawyer has the discretion to cancel any consultation at any point in time in cases where the Lawyer feels, it is beyond his/her expertise or his/her capacity to treat the client. In such cases, client has the option of choosing other Lawyers.
The Lawyer shall at all times ensure that all the applicable laws that govern the Lawyer shall be followed and utmost care shall be taken in terms of the consultation being rendered.
The Lawyer acknowledges that should Lawsisto.com find the Lawyer to be in violation of any of the applicable laws/rules/ regulations/guidelines set out by the authorities then Lawsisto.com shall be entitled to cancel the consultation with such client or take such other legal action as may be required.
It is further understood by the Lawyer that the information that is disclosed by the client at the time of consultation, shall be confidential in nature and subject to client and Lawyer privilege.
The Lawyer shall ensure client's consent is obtained prior to uploading the prescription/Account records of the client on the account of the client during such consultation.
Information shared with us
LAWSISTO.COM's Services let You to upload, store or share Your files at anytime. You have reserved rights on any intellectual property that You hold in that content. The rights that You offer LAWSISTO.COM and it's employees are limited for supervising and developing our Services. Certain Services offered by LAWSISTO.COM may provide You ways to use and discard the content that You have uploaded or submitted to that Service. In certain Services that we offer, there are rules or conditions that reduce the chance of LAWSISTO.COM or it's employees from using the information or data that has been submitted by You.
Your LAWSISTO.COM Account
You will receive account credentials and a password soon after the successful completion of the Registration Process for the website/mobile app. You are responsible for reserving the secrecy and confidentiality of the password for the account. You agree to: (a) immediately inform LAWSISTO.COM of any use/breach of Your account or password. (b) make sure You logout from Your account every time You access it. LAWSISTO.COM cannot and will not be held responsible for any losses and damages resulting from Your failure to abide by with this section.
LAWSISTO.COM will take due care to ensure the confidentiality of Your credentials. You agree and acknowledge that in the very unlikely event of Your credentials becoming known to a third party on account of an intrusion into LAWSISTO.COM's database, LAWSISTO.COM shall not be made liable for the resulting damages.
If You become aware of any unauthorized use of Your password or of Your account, You agree to notify the concerned official at LAWSISTO.COM immediately. You can write to email@example.com in such cases.
When You use the Website/Mobile App or send emails or other data, information or communication to us, You agree and understand that You are communicating with LAWSISTO.COM through electronic records and You consent to receive communications via electronic records from LAWSISTO.COM periodically and as and when required. We may communicate with you by email or by such other mode of communication, electronic or otherwise.
Conduct and Rules for user
You concede and attempt to use the Website/Mobile App and the service only to upload and download files and material that are correct. By way of example, You shall not try or take part in the following:
misuse, harass, stalk, jeopardize, abuse any user or otherwise act in disregard of laws.
comment, post, uploads, spread out or circulate any corrupt, inappropriate, untrue, indecent or unlawful subject, name, information or data.
upload files that comprise software or any other material preserved by intellectual property laws unless You possess the rights.
circulate or upload the files that contains viruses, debased files or programs that may damage the proper working of the Website/Mobile App.
Break any code of conduct or rules, which may be relevant to any particular Service.
post any links to any external Internet Website that are obscene or pornographic or to post or otherwise communicate commercial advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, encoded binary files, job offers or listings or personal ads.
interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted in connection with the Service.
The Service is provided only for Your own personal use.
You agree that by using the Service, You grant LAWSISTO.COM the right to convert, copy, display, edit, make derivative works, disclose, store, or otherwise use Your User Content in any manner and in all forms or formats available now or in the future without any compensation to You or any other agreement. You represent and warrant that You are authorized to grant all rights set forth in the preceding sentences.
LAWSISTO.COM will not be held liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages (a) related to its use or rejection of any User Content; (b) arising from the use of the public posting areas of this Services or using the Services; and (c) related to Your viewing of any content using the Services that You may find offensive.
related to its use or rejection of any User Content;
arising from the use of the public posting areas of this Service or using the Service.; and
related to your viewing of any content using the Service that you may find offensive. Our Disclaimer We advise you not to share Your login credentials with anyone else or with anyone claiming to be from LAWSISTO.COM. In case You happen to notice any sort of fault in our Website/Mobile App or system, we request You to inform us of the issue immediately. We do welcome Your suggestions and advice. While reporting the issue to us, please do share the proof, Your identity and contact details, to help us improve the situation rapidly. Minor problems can be addressed in a very short time, whereas more complicated ones would take a while longer. We would therefore request for Your patience as we deal with the problem. For any issues or doubts regarding the order/delivery, You are requested to check the order history and status and revert to us from Your profile.
Software used in our Services
Certain Services that we offer may need downloading of specific software. This software may automatically update on the device if an advanced version or feature is available. Some of our Services will allow You to regulate Your update settings on the device. LAWSISTO.COM provides You a secluded, non-debatable and unlimited license to access the software rendered to You by LAWSISTO.COM for the use of our Services. The above mentioned license is meant only to enable You to use the benefits offered by our services, in the same way as permitted by the given terms and conditions. You are not to copy, alter, hand out, sell, or share any part of the Services offered by LAWSISTO.COM or comprising the software. You are not allowed to attempt and retrieve the software's source code.
Our Website/Mobile App enables You to subscribe for the listed Services given on the Website/Mobile App, at the price mentioned. However, our Website/Mobile App does not assure that the price mentioned will be the lowest in the city, state, country or geography. In case any Service is listed at an incorrect price or with information that is untrue due to an error in pricing or product details, we hold the rights to cancel Your order and notify You of such cancellation. The pricing is subject to LAWSISTO.COM's pricing policy and the prices will be determined solely by LAWSISTO.COM. If we cancel an order due to certain valid reason after we have received the payment, the total amount will be refunded within 10 working days and You will be notified about the same. However, 2.5% of the total amount to be refunded is deducted for the payment gateway charges also the stamp duty will not be included in the total amount to be refunded. You can later claim the stamp duty charges from the revenue office.
Termination of our Services
On a regular basis we change and improve our Services. We have the power to extend or discard the operations or features, and we can discontinue or cease a Service that we offer. LAWSISTO.COM understands that You have sole rights on Your files and data and safeguarding Your access to such files and data is crucial. If we happen to stop a Service we offer, if rationally possible, we are sure to try and provide You sensible prior notice and an opportunity to get information out of that particular Service if found necessary in that situation.
You are allowed to stop using our Services at any point of time, while we would be glad to help You change Your mind. LAWSISTO.COM can also refrain from providing Services, or extend or constitute new limits to the services rendered by us at any time.
Termination of our Services
Intellectual Property Rights
Intellectual Property rights" ("IPR") means all intellectual property rights and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world and intellectual property for the full term of the rights concerned and including all extensions and renewals of such rights, whether or not such rights are registered or capable of registration, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademarks, trade names, service marks, service names, source code, patents, designs and all other proprietary rights of whatsoever description whether or not protected and whether or not capable of protection.
You acknowledge and agree that all content, design elements, and materials available as a Service are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. No materials from this Service may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any form or for any means without LAWSISTO.COM's prior written permission. Furthermore, You agree to not sell, license, rent, or create derivative works from such materials or content. Systematic retrieval of content from the Service to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us is strictly prohibited. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on the Service may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws.
You cannot post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if You believe that Your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that You claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that You claim is infringing is located on the Website; Your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by You that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in Your Notice is accurate and that You are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be sent to us in writing to the address located under the CONTACT US section on the Website.
Limitation of Liability
LAWSISTO.COM has taken the complete responsibility to ensure that all the data on the Website/Mobile App is true to it's knowledge, but LAWSISTO.COM neither confirms nor makes any representations related to the ideality, exactness of any information, Product or Service. LAWSISTO.COM will not be held responsible for any act, be it, indirect, retaliate, consequent, special damages resulting from:
The use of the Products or Services.
The inability to use the Products or Services.
Unauthorized access to or changes made in the user's transmissions or data.
Any matter pertaining to Services: including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website/Mobile App or Service.
LAWSISTO.COM does not hold any responsibility for non-availability of the Website/Mobile App during the maintenance period nor does it hold any responsibility in case of any unplanned suspension of the Website/Mobile App. The User acknowledges and accepts to agree on any material and/or data downloaded at Website/Mobile App is done entirely at the user's free will and speculation and he/she will be answerable for any sort of loss to their mobile, desktop, laptop or any electronic devices used to access the Website/Mobile App and deprivation of information which occurs due to downloading of such material and/or data. To the maximum extent that is permissible under law, LAWSISTO.COM's liability shall only be limited to an amount equivalent to the Product/s ordered. LAWSISTO.COM shall not be liable for any dispute or disagreement between users.
Subject to overall provision in clauses above, you expressly understand and agree that lawsisto.com provides the service "as is" and disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or otherwise implied, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, as to the information, content, services or other materials made available using the service or as to the results to be obtained from use of the service. Lawsisto.com and its affiliates, and each of their directors, employees, agents and representatives do not warrant that:
the service will be secure or available at any particular time or location;
any defects or errors will be corrected:
any content or software available at or through the service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or
the results of using the service will meet your expectations or requirements. You accept all responsibility for the information, content and other materials you post or otherwise communicate using the service. Lawsisto.com shall have no liability for the accuracy or content of the information contained in or the service, or for delays or omissions therein. Nor shall lawsisto.com its affiliates and each of their directors, employees, agents and representatives, be liable for any third-party claims or losses of any nature, including but not limited to, lost profits, punitive, indirect or consequential damages.
All fees have to be paid upfront before availing any paid service at LAWSISTO.COM.
While availing any of the payment method/s available on the Website/Mobile App, we will not be responsible or assume any liability, whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly to You due to:
Lack of authorization for any transaction/s, or
Exceeding the preset limit mutually agreed by You and between "Bank/s", or
Any payment issues arising out of the transaction, or
Decline of transaction for any other reason/s
All payments made against the purchases/services on Website/Mobile App by you shall be compulsorily in Indian Rupees acceptable in the Republic of India. Website/Mobile App will not facilitate transaction with respect to any other form of currency with respect to the purchases made on Website/Mobile App.
Before shipping / delivering your order to you, Seller may request you to provide supporting documents (including but not limited to Govt. issued ID and address proof) to establish the ownership of the payment instrument used by you for your purchase. This is done in the interest of providing a safe online environment to Our Users.
Further, You understand, accept and agree that the payment facility provided by LAWSISTO.COM is neither a banking nor financial service but is merely a facilitator or payment gateway providing an electronic, automated online electronic payment, collection and remittance facility for the Services on the LAWSISTO.COM Website using the existing authorized banking infrastructure and Credit Card payment gateway networks. Further, by providing Payment Facility, LAWSISTO.COM is neither acting as trustees nor acting in a fiduciary capacity with respect to the Service or the Price.
Privacy and Copyright Protection
No Refund Policy
By ordering for LAWSISTO.COM's Services, You hereby agree that there shall be no refunds of amounts provided to You, upon dissatisfaction of the Services received. Therefore, it is suggested that You apply reasonable thought and discretion, depending upon your specific requirement before ordering any Service on LAWSISTO.COM's Website/Mobile App.
You agree that if a dispute arises between You and LAWSISTO.COM, We will seek to resolve the dispute as quickly as commercially reasonable. Before resorting to legal proceedings, You must first contact Us directly and work with Us to resolve a dispute. If a dispute cannot be resolved by You and Us, such dispute will be referred to binding mediation between the parties, and the decision of the mediation shall be final and bind both the parties. In the event that the mediation fails to yield a result, the parties shall compulsorily refer the dispute to arbitration, with the arbitral panel consisting of three arbitrators, one arbitrator being chosen by each party and a third being jointly appointed by the two arbitrators so chosen.