Terms & Conditions
Thank you for choosing SADERLEX (“SADERLEX” or “Platform” or “we” or “us” or “our”) the latest innovative legal research platform.
By accessing the Platform, or using it you accept and agree to these T&C. If you do not agree or cannot comply with all or any of the provisions included in this agreement, you are not authorized to use SADERLEX.
1 Involved Parties
SADERLEX means (a) SADERLEX and any officer, director, employee, subcontractor, agent, successor, or assign of SADERLEX; and (b) each third-party supplier of Materials, third-party alliance entities, their affiliates, and any officer, director, employee, subcontractor, agent, successor, or assign of any third-party supplier of Materials or third-party alliance entity or any of their affiliates.
SADERLEX is a division of SADER International (ME) LTD (“SI”) Cyprus company part of SADER group.
The terms “User(s)”, “you” and “your” shall mean the User(s) whether an individual or a legal entity (eg. company, corporation, partnership, sole proprietor or government agency, etc.) that has subscribed to the Platform.
1.3 Authorized User
A User may network other individuals or entities that will be designated as “Authorized User(s)”. An Authorized User is your employees, temporary employees, students, partners/members, and contractors dedicated to performing work exclusively for you. Without limitation, external professional service providers such as attorneys, accountants, outsourcers and public relations firms are specifically excluded from being Authorized Users.
1.4 Authorization and Liability for Authorized User(s)
You shall have to identify the Authorized User to SADERLEX for purposes of issuing a User ID. You agree that each User ID may only be used by the Authorized User to whom we assign it and that the User ID may not be shared with or used by any other person, including other Authorized Users. You will manage your roster of Authorized Users and will promptly notify us to deactivate an Authorized User's ID if the Authorized User is no longer related to you or you otherwise wish to terminate the Authorized User's access to the Online Services. You are responsible for all use of the Online Services accessed with User IDs issued to your Authorized Users, including associated charges, whether by Authorized Users or others. You will use reasonable commercial efforts to prevent unauthorized use of User IDs assigned to your Authorized Users and will promptly notify us, in writing, if you suspect that a User ID is lost, stolen, compromised, or misused. SADERLEX reserves the right to deny access to your Authorized User(s) shall SADERLEX deems it required for legal or political compliance matters.
1.5 Eligible to access and use the Online Services
Only your employees, temporary employees, students, partners, members, and contractors dedicated to performing work exclusively for you (to the extent those categories of persons are appropriate to your situation) are eligible to access and use the Online Services and Materials. Without limitation, external professional service providers such as attorneys, accountants, outsourcers and public relations firms are specifically excluded from being an eligible person.
2 Acceptance of Terms
2.1 Access to and use of this Platform
Your access to and use of this Platform is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By downloading, installing, displaying, creating an account, or using the Platform, you indicate that you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions that govern the use of SADERLEX.
By Subscribing to SADERLEX you conclude a subscription agreement (“Subscription Agreement”) with SADERLEX and agree to pay the fees as they appear on the Platform.
The Subscription Agreement takes effect on the date on which you sign up to SADERLEX.
3. Grant of Rights and Restrictions
3.1 You are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access and use for research purposes the Online Services and Materials made available to you. The rights granted to each User are as follows:
a. The right to electronically display Materials retrieved from the Online Services is for the User's individual use only. The User may display a de minimis amount of the Materials on an incidental, infrequent basis for non-commercial purposes to other Users so long as the Users are in the same physical location and the mode of display is not through the Internet, an intranet or other types of networking communication like LANs or WANs;
b. The right to email, fax, download or make printouts using the commands of the Online Services and the right to create a single printout of Materials accessed or downloaded by any other means.
c. With respect to all Materials other than Authorized Legal Materials, the right to download using the commands of the Online Services and store in machine readable form, primarily for that User's exclusive use, a single copy of insubstantial portions of those Materials included in any individually searchable file or content source in the Online Services, to the extent the storage of those Materials is not further limited or prohibited by the Supplemental Terms;
d. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, the right to (1) excerpt or quote insubstantial portions of Materials in documents prepared in the ordinary course of your business to the extent permitted by applicable copyright law; (2) distribute the authorized printouts to persons who are not Users (including by emailing through the functionality of the Online Services) on an occasional, infrequent basis as permitted by applicable copyright law; and (3) store Materials for User’s personal use provided all these Materials are purged promptly upon the expiration of the Subscription Agreement; and
e. For the avoidance of doubt, downloading and storing Materials in an archival database is prohibited. The Online Services and the Materials are protected by copyright, intellectual property laws, and other laws that prevent unauthorized access and use. If you are not an User, you are not permitted to access or use the Online Services for any purpose whatsoever. If you nevertheless access and use the Online Services or Materials without authorization, your access and use will be governed by these General Terms and Conditions, and you will be liable to SADERLEX for any breach of the General Terms and Conditions as well as for unauthorized access and payment for use at the rates in the applicable Price Schedule.
3.2 Except as specifically provided in Section 3.1, you are prohibited from downloading, emailing, faxing, storing, reproducing, transmitting, displaying, copying, distributing, or using Materials retrieved from the Online Services. You may not exploit the goodwill of SADERLEX, including its trademarks, service marks, or logos without our express written consent. Additionally, under no circumstances may you or any Authorized User offer any part of the Online Services or Materials for commercial resale or commercial redistribution in any medium or use the Online Services or the Materials to compete with the business of SADERLEX.
3.3 All right, title, and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights) in the Online Services and Materials in any medium belongs to SADERLEX or its third-party suppliers of Materials. SADERLEX and SADER Group symbols are trademarks of SADER Group, used under license. Neither you nor your Authorized Users acquire any proprietary interest in the Online Services, Materials, or copies thereof, except the limited rights granted herein.
3.4 Neither you nor your Authorized Users may use the Online Services or Materials in any fashion that infringes the intellectual property rights, privacy rights or proprietary interests of SADERLEX or any third party. Your use of the Online Services and Materials must comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
3.5 Neither you nor your Authorized Users may remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices contained in Materials.
4. Access Conditions
4.1 Use of the Online Services via mechanical, programmatic, robotic, scripted or any other automated means is strictly prohibited. Unless otherwise agreed to by SADERLEX in writing, use of the Online Services is permitted only via manually conducted, discrete, individual search and retrieval activities.
4.2 To comply with local privacy, data protection and other laws, each User ID is country specific and may not be used outside the country for which it is issued, except for short periods not to exceed 30 continuous days. If SADERLEX suspects use of a User ID outside the country of issue for a period in excess of 30 continuous days, or if the same IP is used alternatively in two different countries the same day, we may suspend the User ID or require you to use and pay for a User ID for the relevant country.
4.3 User shall be requested to register a password and engages to keep such password confidential and secure. User accepts to inform SADERLEX of any unauthorized access or hacking of password as soon as he becomes aware of such use.
5. Payment Conditions
5.1 Payments are made online by debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, and electronic cards.
5.2 Paid fees are non-refundable. User agrees to pay all applicable fees and charges as per the Price Schedule.
5.3 User is responsible for providing accurate and current billing and payment information to us. He Agrees that we are allowed to verify if the payment method is valid, charge his payment card for the amounts due for your use of the Online Services.
5.4 User agrees that his personal data and billing information can be transmitted to our partners in order to process payment.
5.5 User agrees that we may terminate the Agreement and suspend or cancel his subscription at any time if payment information is deemed to be inaccurate.
5.6 SADERLEX does not accept payments through other portals, Electronic Data Interchange or any other online procure-to-pay.
5.7 Users should not send payment information through email. SADERLEX cannot guarantee the security of data contained in emails and is not liable for any losses caused as a result of unauthorized access to the information you provide by email.
6. Limited Warranty
6.1 SADERLEX represents and warrants that it has the right and authority to make the Online Services and Materials available to you and your Authorized Users as authorized expressly by this Subscription Agreement.
6.2 EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN SECTION 6.1, THE ONLINE SERVICES AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND SADERLEX AND EACH THIRD-PARTY SUPPLIER OF MATERIALS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
7. Limitation of Liability
7.1 SADERLEX shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (a) any errors in or omissions from the Online Services or any Materials available or not included therein, (b) the unavailability or interruption of the Online Service or any features thereof or any Materials, (c) your or an Authorized User's use of the Online Services or Materials, (d) the loss or corruption of any data or equipment in connection with the Online Services, (e) the content, accuracy, or completeness of Materials, all regardless of whether you received assistance in the use of the Online Service from SADERLEX, (f) any delay or failure in performance beyond the reasonable control of a SADERLEX, or (g) any content retrieved from the Internet even if retrieved or linked to from within the Online Services.
7.2 TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SADERLEX IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE ONLINE SERVICES OR MATERIALS OR THIS SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT EXCEED THE LESSER OF YOUR ACTUAL DIRECT DAMAGES OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE ONLINE SERVICES IN THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE THE CLAIM AROSE. YOUR RIGHT TO MONETARY DAMAGES IN THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST SADERLEX.
7.3 TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER YOU NOR SADERLEX WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE ONLINE SERVICES, MATERIALS, OR THE FAILURE OF ANY COVERED PARTY TO PERFORM ITS OBLIGATIONS. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL NOT APPLY TO A PARTY'S INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS OR YOUR (AND YOUR AUTHORIZED USERS') INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF PROPRIETARY DATA BELONGING TO SADERLEX OR ITS THIRD-PARTY SUPPLIERS.
7.4 Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 7: (a) If there is a breach of the warranty in Section 7.1 above, then SADERLEX at its option and expense, shall either defend or settle any action and hold you harmless against proceedings or damages of any kind or description based on a third party's claim of patent, trademark, service mark, copyright or trade secret infringement related to use of the Online Services or Materials, asserted against you by such third-party provided: (i) all use of the Online Services and Materials was in accordance with this Subscription Agreement; (ii) the claim, cause of action or infringement was not caused by you modifying or combining the Online Services or Materials with or into other products or applications not approved by SADERLEX; (iii) you give SADERLEX prompt notice of any such claim; and (iv) you give SADERLEX the right to control and direct the investigation, defense and settlement of each such claim. You, at SADERLEX's expense, shall reasonably cooperate with SADERLEX in connection with the foregoing.
7.5 If the Online Services or the operation thereof become, or in the opinion of SADERLEX are likely to become, the subject of a claim of infringement, we may, at its option and expense, either: (i) procure for you the right to continue using the Online Services, (ii) replace or modify the Online Services so that they become non-infringing, or (iii) terminate this Subscription Agreement on notice to you and grant you a pro-rata refund or credit (whichever is applicable) for any pre-paid fees or fixed charges.
7.6 The provisions of the present Section shall constitute your sole and exclusive remedy for the respective matters specified therein.
8. Change of Terms
8.1 The Online Services, Materials, and feature functionality within the Online Services may be enhanced, added to, withdrawn, or otherwise changed by SADERLEX without notice.
8.3 Charges and payment terms may be changed in accordance with the terms of your Price Schedule immediately upon notice to you.
8.4 If any changes are made to this Terms and Conditions, such changes will: (a) only be applied prospectively; and (b) not be specifically directed against you or your Authorized Users but will apply to all similarly situated SADERLEX customers using the Online Services.
8.5 In case any condition of these Terms becomes unsuitable for you, in any way, due to the subsequent changes introduced by us, you agree that you will have to immediately cease to use the Platform in accordance to the terms of Section 9 related to Termination.
8.5 Upon changing or updating process, we may send you notices of changes and may request you to update your information. You agree to abide by such request otherwise we will have the right to freeze or cancel your account.
8.6 When using a portion of the offered Online Services, you agree to conform to all guidelines related to these Online Services.
9.1 You may terminate this Subscription Agreement upon written notice to SADERLEX if any change to these General Terms and Conditions is unacceptable to you. For termination to be effective under this Section, written notice of termination must be provided to us within 90 days of the effective date of the change. Continued use of the Online Services following the effective date of any change constitutes acceptance of the change but does not affect the foregoing termination right. Except as provided above, this Subscription Agreement may not be supplemented, modified or otherwise revised unless signed by duly authorized representatives of both parties. Furthermore, this Subscription Agreement may not be supplemented, modified or otherwise revised by email exchange even if the email contains a printed name or signature line bearing signature-like font.
9.2 You or SADERLEX may terminate this Subscription Agreement at any time in accordance with this Section. The effective date of termination shall be 10 days after the receipt of written notice of termination, unless a later date is specified in the notice. SADERLEX may temporarily suspend or discontinue providing access to the Online Services to any or all Authorized Users in breach of this Subscription Agreement without notice and SADERLEX may pursue any other legal remedies available to it.
9.3 All notices and other communications hereunder shall be in writing or displayed electronically in the Online Services by SADERLEX. Notices shall be deemed to have been properly given on the date deposited in the mail, if mailed; on the date first made available, if displayed in the Online Services; or on the date received, if delivered in any other manner. Legal notices to SADERLEX should be sent to: SADER International (ME) LTD., Argolidos, 2, Lyssiotis Court 11, Office 203, Aradippou, 7101, Larnaca, Cyprus.
9.4 The failure of you, SADERLEX, or any third-party supplier of Materials to enforce any provision hereof shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce it at a later time.
10. Violation of Privacy and Security
10.2 If you, any of your Authorized Users, or any person you or your Authorized Users permits to use the Online Services or who gains access through an Authorized User's failure to properly secure his or her User ID or computer, should access or use Regulated Data in an unauthorized manner (a “Security Event”), then the following provisions will apply: (a) if required by applicable law, you will notify the individuals whose information has potentially been accessed or used that a Security Event has occurred; (b) you will notify any other parties (including but not limited to regulatory entities and credit reporting agencies) as may be required by law; (c) the notification will not reference SADRELEX or the product through which the Regulated Data was provided, nor will SADERLEX be otherwise identified or referenced in connection with the Security Event, without the express written consent of SADERLEX; (d) you will be solely liable for all claims that may arise from a Security Event caused by you, your Authorized Users or a User and you will indemnify SADERLEX for any third-party claims directed against SADERLEX that arise from the Security Event; and (e) all notifications and indemnity claims related to the Security Event will be solely at your expense.
11.1 This Subscription Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Cyprus regardless of the law that might otherwise apply under applicable principles of conflicts of law.
11.2 If a problem or dispute arises out of or in connection with the present Terms and Conditions, SADERLEX would like to have the opportunity to resolve them through the customer service. Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If our services are not able to resolve the issue within a maximum period of 30 days, you may refer the case to arbitration as set in the below.
All claims or disputes arising out of, or in connection with, the present agreement including claims you may have against us, our subsidiaries, our partners, our employers and/or suppliers; any claims that arose before you accepted these Terms and Conditions will be settled through binding arbitration.
Arbitration will be conducted by the International Chamber of Commerce under its rules, by one arbitrator appointed in accordance with the said Rules and in application of laws of Cyprus.
To file an arbitration proceeding, User must send us a letter requesting arbitration and describing the claims to the following address: SADER International (ME) LTD., Argolidos, 2, Lyssiotis Court 11, Office 203, Aradippou, 7101, Larnaca, Cyprus.
If SADERLEX seeks relief through arbitration against you, we will give you notice at the email address or street address you have provided.
11.3 Neither you nor any Authorized User may assign your rights or delegate your duties under this Subscription Agreement without the prior written consent of SADERLEX, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. This Subscription Agreement and any amendment thereto shall be binding on, and will inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
11.4 SADERLEX reserves to itself the right to sell, transfer, give, license or lease the Platform to any third-party and, thus, transfer its rights and obligations in the Present T&C to said party.
11.5 SADERLEX reserves to itself the right to deal with any third-party it may choose and replace any partner it is already dealing with.
11.6 This Subscription Agreement will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. If any provision of this Subscription Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable to any extent, then (a) such provision will be interpreted, construed and reformed to the extent reasonably required to render it valid, enforceable and consistent with its original intent and (b) such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect any other provision of this Subscription Agreement.
11.7 This Subscription Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to its subject matter and replaces and supersedes any prior written or verbal communications, representations, proposals, or quotations on that subject matter.
At SADERLEX, we are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
Please read this policy carefully to understand how we collect, use and store your personal data.
The SADERLEX is a division of the SADER International (ME) LTD., Argolidos, 2, Lyssiotis Court 11, Office 203, Aradippou, 7101, Larnaca, Cyprus part of SADER group.
Why do we collect and process personal information?
The SADERLEX processes personal information for the legitimate interest of furthering its legal services and fulfilling its mission of enabling access to legal information for people around the Middle East
We may use your personal information to: facilitate effective access to the SADERLEX platform and the products hosted on the platform;
carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
notify you of changes to our services; and
send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about the SADERLEX’s activities and promotion of our other platforms, products, and services.
You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time is true. See the Terms and Conditions for more information.
How do we collect your personal information?
Registering on SADERLEX and registering for access to content:
When you register on our SADERLEX platform, you will be asked to provide us with personal and employment information such as your email address, name, age (as a range), gender, location, the organization you work for and other similar information. We will use this information to allow you to use the SADERLEX platform, including to access content.
As well as the information you provide when registering, you will have the opportunity to provide additional data such as interests, profile picture, or additional contact details through your profile.
The information you submit is available to other branches of the SADERLEX which are based in countries outside of the European Union whose laws may not provide the same level of data protection.
We use this information on the basis of your consent. Please note that you can withdraw that consent at any time in the manner set out below.
Information about use of our platform
We also obtain information about how people use our platform so we can improve it. This information will identify you individually only where it is necessary to do so. In particular, if you visit our website we may record information about:
the areas of the platform you visit
the amount of time you spend on the site
whether you are new to the site, or have visited it before
how you came to our platform – for example, through an email link or a search engine
the type of device and browser you use.
We may analyze your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you.
Who may have access to your personal information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
If you access any material through SADERLEX that was created by a third-party provider, we may share data with that provider in anonymized, aggregated form. This anonymized, aggregated data may include aggregate information about the gender, age or location of the people who use the material.
Please note that some third party providers are based in countries outside of the European Union whose laws may not provide the same level of data protection.
We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law, a regulator or in the course of legal proceedings.
Disclosure of information to third parties: site management and analytics
All the SADERLEX’s third party suppliers are contractually obliged to abide by Cyprus law in the processing and storage of your data, which includes compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union.
The SADERLEX also makes use of tracking and analysis tools from Google (http://analytics.google.com) as described below.
Retention of your personal information
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity or as long as is set out in any relevant agreement you enter into with the SADERLEX (including, but not limited to, any Terms and Conditions for the site).
Protection of your personal information
We take appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date, and that we only keep it as long as is reasonable and necessary.
Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal information, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. We do our best to protect personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our platform, so any transmission is at the user’s own risk.
Your credit card information
If you use your credit card to buy something online, we pass your credit card details securely to our payment processing partner as part of the payment process. We do this in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Security Standard, and don’t store the details on our platform.
Sending information by email
Emails aren’t always secure, and they may be intercepted or changed after they have been sent. The SADERLEX does not accept liability for any damage or loss caused or suffered in connection with any such communications. The contents of emails reflect their author’s views and not necessarily those of the SADERLEX.
Please do not send the SADERLEX any confidential information, financial or other sensitive personal data through email.
The information in emails is confidential, so if you’ve received one by mistake, please delete it without copying, using, or telling anyone about its contents.
Your rights and choices
Data protection laws provide you with various rights. In particular, you have a right to:
Be removed from our marketing mailing lists, or to change your marketing preferences
Request a copy of the information we hold about you, for which we may charge a small fee
Ask that we update the information we hold for you, or correct information you think is incorrect or incomplete
Ask that we delete the information we hold about you
Withdraw consent to our processing of your information (to the extent such processing is based on consent) or otherwise object to our processing of your information
18 or under
When you register with us, you are stating that you are over 18 years of age. If you are aged 17 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
We are not responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not owned or managed by the SADERLEX, including those linked through our platform.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when you access certain websites or emails, including the SADERLEX’s website. Cookies allow a website to recognize your device and provide the user with a more tailored experience within the website.
For more information, see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Types of cookies we use
We use strictly necessary, performance, functionality and targeting cookies on our platform.
Website statistics analytics
Although not through cookies, we do measure the success of the emails we send – so we know what subject lines and stories people liked the most. We receive this information anonymously; we don’t share this information.
Third party cookies
You may notice some cookies that are not related to the SADERLEX whilst visiting SADERLEX. Some of our pages contain embedded content such as Youtube video, Twitter feed, Facebook likes or LinkedIn share, and you may receive cookies delivered from these websites. The SADERLEX does not govern the publication of third party cookies. Details of our use of Google Analytics is set out above. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC it is possible to disable this function, though this may limit your experience of using the platform.
How do I disable cookies?
Firefox cookie management: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Chrome cookie management: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Safari cookie management: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214
Other browsers have similar cookie management abilities in their preferences settings, please refer to your browser’s ‘Help’ facility.