Our Terms of Service


Introduction

Jurisciti is an intellectual property of Jurisciti Innovations. Jurisciti Innovations is committed to building products that make the acquisition of legal skills fast, easy, and exciting through research, and innovative technology. This is a 3 platform site: Community, Content, and Contact. The Community Platform is exclusively designed for members of the legal profession, and law students (collectively called “Noble Kinsmen”) to interact, exchange ideas, opinions, and unwind in an informal setting. The Content Platform is not restricted to any user – whether such a person is a legal practitioner, law student or not. The Content platform is designed for everyone who is desirous of finding templates, precedents, articles and allied resources. The Contact is the medium of interaction between lawyers and non-lawyers.

We are confident that in an age of speed, ease, competence, accuracy, professionalism, accessibility to transformative tools amongst others, you will find our services of utmost value to you in achieving your legal goals.

The Contract

These Terms of Service represent a legal agreement between you and Jurisciti Innovations. Your use of all our services provided here and in any other place is subject to your agreement to these terms. It is imperative to read and understand these terms before signing up to our services. We reserve the right to change, suspend or end any Service, or change and modify prices at any time. We will work hard at storing any information and data you supply but we state that Jurisciti is not a storage service. You agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide you with a copy of any content or information that you or others provide. Your use of our Services is also subject to our Privacy Policy, which states how we collect, use, share, and store your personal data and information. You can click to read our Privacy Policy here.

These terms are subject to revision, change or alteration at any time without prior notice to the user, effective upon posting the link of such revision, change, or alteration to our website. Your continued use of Jurisciti or any of our Services after we publish or send a notice of revision, change, or alteration of these terms means that you are consenting to the updated terms. You may however, terminate your account if you do not consent to the updated terms.

Only persons who are qualified to practice as lawyers as well as persons schooling as law students can register under the Community Platform of this site. When you register, and from time to time thereafter, Jurisciti Innovations will require that you provide sufficient information to indicate that you are either a lawyer or a law student. Upon registration, your profile as a legal minded user is immediately created but Jurisciti Innovations will take further steps to verify such information so supplied by you before you are registered as a Noble Kinsman and allowed into the Community Platform. By becoming a Noble Kinsman here, you represent and warrant that you are either a lawyer or a law student and if it turns out that you are neither of both, any liability incurred by a third party by virtue of such misrepresentation will be fully borne by you.

Whether as a Noble Kinsman, public user, or visitor you undertake to use your real identity which includes your name and other particulars. For Noble Kinsmen, only the names and other particulars that appear in your professional records are taken as the true names and particulars. You cannot use a pseudonym, alias, or a nickname when registering or using any of our services. Our services are only available to persons with real identities. You can only use your real name and other particulars throughout your use of this site. You may not be able to change your name after registration except you provide evidence of change of name.

We reserve the right to terminate your Jurisciti account at anytime, for any reason, with or without sending you a prior written notice provided that you are adequately notified of such termination. You may terminate your Jurisciti account by providing us at least twenty-four hours advance notice, either by contacting our call centre and requesting to cancel your subscription or by delivering to us a written request to cancel your subscription, and in such notice you must specify when you want your account termination to be effective. We reserve the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to the Jurisciti or any of our services, without notice, upon any breach of this Agreement by you which is brought to our attention.

You may use and share across several platforms and media the materials we post here subject to the terms stipulated in such materials. You may also use and share across several platforms and media the materials other persons post here subject to the terms stipulated in such materials. However, you must not violate a copyright, patent, trademark or any legal right of another person. You must also not violate trademarks and logos, patents, copyrights used by respective owners in connection with the Services. The “J-Scale” logo and other Jurisciti Innovations trademarks, graphics, and logos used for our Services are trademarks or registered trademarks of Jurisciti Innovations.

Registered users of our services are either Noble Kinsmen or public users. Unregistered users are visitors. Lawyers and law students here are called “Noble Kinsmen”. Non-lawyers and non-law students are called legal minded users. This Contract applies to all the categories.

Promises

You’re only eligible to enter into this Contract if you are at least 13 years of age. By the use of our Services you undertake that you are at least 13 years of age.

You’re only eligible to be registered in the Community Platform if you are a lawyer or a law student. By the use of our Services in the Community Platform, you undertake that you are either a lawyer or a law student. If you’re a law student, subject to the other terms herein stated, your account will be opened for all times within the term of years expected of your studentship which is calculated from your present level in school and your expected year of becoming a lawyer and for only 4 years after your expected year of becoming a lawyer and it will be suspended if you don’t immediately become a lawyer in the expected year or 4 years thereafter. Your Jurisciti account may be reopened in such a circumstance if you make a good case for it to be reopened subject to certain terms and conditions you may be asked to fulfill.

You can only create one account with us either as a Noble Kinsman or Legal Minded User which said account must be registered in your real name. What you can however choose is your password which you must keep secret. Jurisciti Innovations will work tirelessly by deploying technology to ensure security of the site but Jurisciti Innovations does not guarantee all round security of Jurisciti or any of our other services. This is why you have to use a secure and confidential password. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account. You are required to report misuse or abuse immediately you notice any security threat to your account.

There may be accounts created that require payment. When you create such account with us or whenever an occasion arises that requires payment, you undertake to pay and there is no guarantee of refunds. An account that is entirely free in one period may become subject to payment from you to us in the future. Whenever a free account becomes subject to payment from you to us or a similar occasion arises, you will be duly notified and your continued use of our services shows you consent to the payment and the sum of money due us from you becomes legally enforceable. One of the ways we can enforce payment is the suspension of your account pending payment. All moneys to be paid are to be done in Naira, Dollars or Pounds. However, other currencies may be allowed from time to time.

When you make any post, others can copy, share and use that post. If you make a publicly offensive post like pornographic video or photograph we can remove it at our discretion, with or without giving notice and your account may be blocked, suspended or any similar sanction may be imposed on you. We do not however, guarantee the absence of any such post in any of our platforms or services. We regulate but don’t determine what users post.

Your Use of Information

The information you use here whether supplied by Jurisciti Innovations or by other users of this site are not to be regarded as attorney-client privilege or as work product. You use all the content and information posted on this site or any of our sites or services at your own risk whether it emanates from our team or from a User here.

You may find content or information as to a legal position, lawyer’s or any other user’s profile that might be misleading, illegal, offensive, inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, or otherwise harmful. Jurisciti Innovations only sets quality standards for articles posted by users but does not generally regulate the opinions supplied in such articles. The templates and precedents posted here are by lawyers who undertake that such articles have been used by them in legal proceedings and are successful. This is a site where people share their experiences and provide materials they have used in real life situations. WE ARE NOT A LAW FIRM. So, any legal opinions, advice, explanations, or recommendations provided here are subject to your verification. We do not incur any liability whatsoever for any harm arising from the use of any material content here whether by ourselves or third-parties. Whether it is information or content posted in our Noble Feed by Noble Kinsmen or Content found in the Content Platform, Jurisciti Innovations is not responsible for those third-party activities. Jurisciti Innovations does not give any warranty as to the veracity or otherwise of the materials or content that emanate from it.

Your License to Jurisciti Innovations

Everything you post here whether on the Community Platform or on the Content Platform, belong to you. All the content, feedback, and personal information you provide to us are yours, but you also grant us a non-exclusive, royalty – free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed). The Content or information you supply can also be used by third parties that visit the site limited only to the extent that they cannot use the names, addresses, suit numbers and other real life particulars they find in materials posted here. Jurisciti Innovations does not endorse any violations but does not guarantee against it. So, we do not incur any liability in that regard whatsoever. Information posted here as templates and precedents can only be adopted to suit relevant situations.

We can translate, modify, change, alter or otherwise transmit through various media any content or information you post here. We can also grant rights and licenses to a third party to do so based on the non – exclusive royalty free license.

Limits

Jurisciti Innovations reserves the right to limit how you connect, use, share and access information on Jurisciti based on your User status and for any other reason that may arise. Only Noble Kinsmen have access to all the information posted in Jurisciti. And only Lawyers can supply templates and precedents used in actual legal practice in the Content Platform. Law Students may however supply, post articles and similar materials in the Content Platform. Legal Minded Users and visitors are not allowed to make any posts. They may find materials so posted and rate them. Legal Minded Users and visitors are not allowed into the Community Platform. The Community Platform is exclusively for lawyers and law students. ANY PERSON WHO REGISTERS AS A LAWYER OR LAW STUDENT AND IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED NOT TO BE EITHER WILL BE SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.

There are categories of Users and/or pages which Jurisciti Innovations may designate you to auto-follow for information sharing. Jurisciti Innovations reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including the number of your followers and the materials you share. We may restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if we perceive that you have violated these terms of use. This site also runs ads and promos and you may be required to see ads as you use this site.

No Warranty

Jurisciti Innovations is built on core values of research, innovation, passion and excellence. So, we work hard at making our services hacker-proof and reliable in its entirety. However, we disclaim every form of legal liability for the quality, safety, or reliability of the services provided here or in any of our products. Consequently, we disclaim all implied warranties and representations arising from the use of this site or any of our services. You agree with us that the services may function with interruption and errors of various kinds and degree. We do not also guarantee all-round security. We will keep researching and exploring possible security options. And you agree with us that we incur no liability from issues arising from security failure of Jurisciti or any of our services. You also agree that any loss you suffer by virtue of your interactions or dealings with a third party on this site is not incurred by Jurisciti Innovations. You further agree to write us and give us 30 days pre-action notice before commencing any legal action of any kind against us arising from your use of this site.

Dispute Resolution

All disputes arising from your use of our services will be subject to the jurisdiction of Nigerian Courts regardless of your location. And you undertake to serve us with at least 30 days pre-action notice before commencing any legal action against us arising from the use of our services here.

Regulation

These are things you must not do in the site. You agree that you will not:

  1. Act in any manner that disrespects your seniors in the legal profession.
  2. Post any false, untrue, misleading, libelous material about any person or institution.
  3. Post pornographic, obscene, hateful or any other inappropriate content on the site.
  4. Create a false or fictional identity of yourself. Jurisciti does not allow parody accounts.
  5. Misrepresent as to your true particulars and professional qualifications.
  6. Impersonate another person by creating an account in that person’s name when in fact you are not that person.
  7. Harass, intimidate or in any other manner injure another person
  8. Use Jurisciti Innovations logos, trademarks, and brand collaterals without permission.
  9. Temper with Jurisciti Innovations security features, or hack into any individual’s accounts.
  10. Use Robots or third party Artificial Intelligence. You must perform all the tasks on this site yourself and not through any software or similar technology that looks as if you are the one doing it.
  11. Create content on the site without disclosing how that content is created.
  12. Post content that did not emanate from you while representing yourself as the creator.
  13. Violate the intellectual property rights of other persons on this site or in other places.
  14. Any questions? Contact us at the following addresses.

If you have questions, concerns or any complaints regarding these terms or any other issue, please contact us via the following channels:

jurisciti.com/support

info@jurisciti.com

Physical address:

No 3 Okigho Crescent
Off NBTC Road, Ovwian
via Warri, Delta State.