General Terms and Conditions

Our details:


This website is owned and operated by Shift Translation Limited Partnership.(hereinafter referred to as Operator). Operator is registered in Hungary under registration number 01 06 790303 and its registered office is in apartment 14, 2nd floor, Podmaniczky street 57, Budapest, 1064. Operator’s main place of business is in apartment 14, 2nd floor, Podmaniczky street 57, Budapest, Hungary, 1064.

 

Introductory provisions


The Operator operates an online register of lawyers and legal advisors and an online marketplace for lawyers, legal advisors and people in need of legal services on the website www.najdiprekladatele.cz (hereinafter referred to as "Site"). The Operator allows certified lawyers and legal advisors (hereinafter referred to as "Lawyers")to register on the site and create professional profiles (hereinafter referred to as "Lawyer Profiles") and allows them to apply to legal cases (hereinafter referred to as "Cases") posted on the site by Clients. Operator also allows people in need of legal services (hereinafter referred to as "Clients") to register on the site and create profiles (hereinafter referred to as "Client Profiles") and use those profiles to create Cases on the site. Clients and Lawyers can interact through the site, via posting Cases, applying to Cases and communicating with each other through chat.

The Terms and Conditions govern the rights and obligations of persons (Lawyers, Clients and third parties; together Users) using the site as well as other related legal relationships.

By entering the Site, User confirms that he / she is familiar with the current wording of the Terms and agrees to abide by them.

The operator may change or supplement the wording of the conditions. The current General Terms and Conditions are appropriately posted at the Site so that Users can get acquainted with them without undue difficulty. The Terms come into effect at the moment of their publication on the Site.

 

Rules of use of the Site


Services offered by Operator include services provided free of charge as well as paid services. Most of these services can only be used by Users who create a profile on a website.

Free services include creating Client accounts; publishing Cases; accessing the database of lawyers and legal advisors on the Site; accessing contact information, pricing and private messages from Lawyers and evaluating their offers. Creating a Lawyer Profile is also free of charge, but those will remain inactive and their contact information hidden.

Paid services include submitting proposals for Cases posted on the website; making your contact information public; receiving email notifications about relevant Cases posted on the site and communicating with Clients through the site.

The Operator only provides the Site for Lawyers and Clients who are solely responsible for the accuracy, completeness and truthfulness of all information provided by them, including but not limited to Cases posted on the site; private messages; and profile information. Operator is therefore not responsible for the content of information (texts, images, other files) published by Users on the Site. The Operator is not responsible under any circumstances for the content (its truthfulness, accuracy or completeness) of the materials posted on the Site.

The Operator cannot be held responsible for violation of personal or copyright rights of information (photographs, texts, etc.) published by Users.

The Operator cannot be held responsible for any damages caused to users in connection with the use of functions offered by the Site. The Operator is explicitly not responsible for damages resulting from the following events: receiving incorrect, faulty or misleading legal advice from a Lawyer; not finding a suitable Lawyer for a Case; receiving incorrect, faulty, or misleading information from a Client; non-payment of Client to Lawyer; not being hired for a Case as a Lawyer; being mislead by faulty, uncomplete or untruthful information in a Case, Profile or message; any kind of non-performance or faulty performance between Users.

Operator might occasionally verify the credentials of Lawyers using the Site by request or on its own volition. Those Lawyer Profiles which have been verified and determined to be legitimate, certified lawyers or legal advisors may be marked with a “Verified” badge. However, Operator cannot guarantee that all Lawyers on the site nor all Verified Lawyers have the necessary skills, background, education or certification to be considered certified lawyers or legal advisors nor that all Lawyers applying to a Case has the necessary skills, background, education or certification to be fit for the particular Case. Clients are solely responsible for selecting or hiring a Lawyer and Operator is not responsible for any kind of damages resulting from a Lawyer’s actions.

Users of this website use exclusively the services of the Operator and are not its employees or business partners. The Operator shall not be liable for any claims of Users and the Operator shall not enter their relations if a Lawyer and a Client interact in or outside of the Site. Operator does not process payments between Users of the Site and is not responsible for payment to any party for the services provided.

The Operator does not guarantee uninterrupted access to the Site, nor does it guarantee the security of the Site. The Operator shall not be liable for damage caused to Users during the use of the Site, including but not limited to any damages incurred when downloading files posted to the Site, damages caused by inaccessibility, malfunction of the Site or computer viruses. The Operator shall not be liable for damage caused by loss of data, violation of privacy or leaking of sensitive data caused by a breach of the site or unauthorized access by third parties.

Clicking on some links on the Site may be redirected to third party websites. Operator does not evaluate these sites and Users are solely responsible for taking precautions when accessing these websites.

The User is responsible for all damages caused by unauthorized access of the Site’s system.

The Operator reserves the right to limit or completely restrict any users access to the website, permanently and without notification or explanation. This restriction or suspension may apply to any number of users, including paying site members. The Operator is also entitled to supplement, modify or delete orders published on the Site. The Operator is also entitled to delete users without notification or explanation, including paying Users.

User understands that Operator does not handle payments between Clients and Lawyers, nor does he operate as an Escrow provider and that in case of a contractual relationship between a Lawyer and a Client any payments between parties is made outside of the site.

User understands that a requested meeting or a Hire through the Site by a Client is not legally binding, and that a contractual relationship between Lawyer and Client is only realised when they both sign an agreement outside of the Site.

 

Ownership and copyright


The Operator holds all copyrights and intellectual property rights relating to the Site.

User content, such as pictures, texts, and written or audiovisual materials uploaded to the site by Users are the works of their respective uploaders and they shall exercise all proprietary rights therein.

The content of the Site cannot be stored, modified, or disseminated unless the Operator has given its prior consent.

 

User’s rights and obligations


The Customer declares to the Operator that:

• He/she is fully competent for legal acts or is represented by a legal representative - especially if he/she is below the age of legal maturity.
• Before starting to use the Site he/she thoroughly become acquainted with these Terms and Conditions that he fully understands and agrees with these Terms.
• All data provided by User are true, complete and accurate.
• User will not use the Site if its use would violate legal regulations.
• It will use the Site only to the extent that it does not violate the rights of other Users or the Operator.
• It will use the Site only in accordance with its purpose.

When using the Site, User is obliged to comply with legal regulations and is always obliged to respect the rights of the Operator and other Users, especially when handling copyrighted works and other intellectual property rights. In particular, the customer must not:

• Use the Site in violation of these Terms.
• Obtain User login names and / or passwords.
• Send false, fraudulent, or spy requests to Users.
• To transmit the offers received in any form to other Users.
• Abuse, block or change any part of the Site or attempt to disrupt the application or database of the Site.
• Use such software or procedures to access the Site which could adversely affect the operation of the Site.

 

Anonymity


Clients posting Cases on the site are anonymous for Lawyers, meaning that Lawyers cannot access Client’s name or contact details when applying to a Case.

However, Clients forfeit their right to remain anonymous from Lawyers when writing them directly in chat; request a personal meeting or hire a Lawyer through the site. In these events, Client’s name and contact information is fully revealed to the selected Lawyer. Client acknowledges that by taking any of the above actions will result in being revealed to the selected Lawyer.

In order to maintain a safe experience on the Site, Operator has access to Client’s name and provided contact information at all times and stores and handles them in accordance with its Privacy Policy.

 

Lawyer Database


Operator created and maintains the Lawyer Database on the Site. The Database consist of registered active and inactive Lawyers of the site and unregistered lawyers and legal professionals found in public databases.

The unregistered accounts appear in the Database, but the profiles are not accessible to Users of the Site. These profiles were created by Operators, using publicly available data from third parties. Operator is not responsible for the correctness, completeness, and truthfulness of these data.

Upon written request by a person listed on the site under an unregistered account, Operator is obliged to delete, modify or complete the profile with the necessary data within 5 business days.

 

Paying users


Lawyers are required to pay for the use of the Site’s premium features. Premium features include appearing in the Lawyer Database with one’s contact information, ability to send offers to Cases and direct messaging with Clients.

Prices for various subscriptions can be found at any time at the following link: https://cautavocat.ro/plans. The Operator reserves the right to change these prices at any time without notice. Prices on this page do not include VAT.

Users can make payments on the website by credit card or PayPal. Payments made by credit card and PayPal are made exclusively via Braintree (https://www.braintreepayments.com). By making a payment on the site, users automatically agree to the Braintree Terms of Service.

Users are required to provide correct billing information when paying. Providing incorrect billing information may result in the termination of the User account.

The prices on the payment page automatically include 27% Value Added Tax. If the user provides their tax ID, VAT will be deducted from the amount due.

Payments by credit card and PayPal are recurring by default regardless of the plan selected. You can cancel your subscription at any time. Once the subscription is cancelled, the User will be able to use all the premium features until the end of the current billing period. After the end of the billing period, the Lawyer Account will revert to inactive status.

Payments made by credit card or PayPal are non-refundable under any circumstances.

Operator reserves the right to provide free trial periods to certain Lawyers and the right to revoke these free trials at any given point.

 

Final Provisions


All legal relationships arising from or in connection with the Site are governed by the laws of the Republic of Hungary, regardless of where the access and use of the Site was realized.

You agree to these Terms by checking your consent via the online form. By checking your consent, you acknowledge that you are familiar with the Terms and the Privacy Policy and that you accept them in their entirety.

If any provision of the Terms is or becomes invalid or ineffective, a provision whose meaning is as close as possible to the invalid provision shall be substituted for such invalid provisions. The invalidity or ineffectiveness of any provision shall not affect the validity and effectiveness of the other provisions.

The User agrees that any legal disputes with the Operator will be settled by the Municipal Court in Budapest, Hungary.

By using the site User forgoes his/her right to a class action lawsuit against Operator.

These Terms come into effect on August 1, 2019.
Budapest, August 1, 2019.