Terms of Use

1          The Website  

These general terms of use set out the terms under which you may have access to https://www.5fifteenhrconnect.com/ (the “Website”).

2          Your acceptance of the Terms of Use

2.1            By accessing or using the Website, you accept unconditionally and without any restriction the entire Website’s terms and conditions of use (the “Terms of Use”) set out herein and any other applicable terms and conditions or policies published on the Website from time to time.

2.2            You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware and comply with these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions or policies published on the Website from time to time.

2.3            If you do not agree with any provision of the Terms of Use, you are kindly requested not to access or use the Website.

 

3          Changes to the Terms of Use

3.1            We may freely amend the Terms of Use at any time in order to inter alia take into account the development or changes in the law.

3.2            As the Terms of Use may be amended from time to time, the applicable version of the Terms of Use is the one which is currently online on the Website at the time of your visit.

 

4          Changes to the Website

We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes to our clients’ needs and our business priorities. We will use our reasonable endeavours to give you prior notice of any major changes.

 

5          Our Contents

5.1            We provide the following contents on the Website:

(a)         Latest developments in employment law through briefing notes

(b)        Publication of practice notes for management and HR professionals

(c)         Publication of standard policies and procedures, handbooks and template letters for employers

(d)          Publication of events such as training workshops for management and HR professionals

(e)        Any other services that may be offered by Us from time to time.

 

6          Subscription and Portal Login

6.1            A subscription to the Website is required if you wish to have full access to all the contents of the Website. The subscription is only available to clients who retain the employment law services of 5 Fifteen Barristers throughout the year.

6.2            To subscribe, you shall make a request by clicking on the “Register” button found on the homepage of the Website.

6.3            Upon the subscription, you will have to submit your contact details and create a unique username and password. Such username and password will be necessary to identify yourself on the Portal Login of the Website.

6.4            Entering your credentials on the Website is proof of your identity and We shall not be held liable for any loss or damage arising out of inter alia identity theft. You are the only one responsible for the safeguard of your personal credentials and you are solely responsible for the use of your credentials, even if these credentials have been automatically saved on a computer, smartphone or any other device allowing an automatic identification and connexion to the Website.

6.5            You shall be solely responsible for any loss, misappropriation or unauthorised use of your credentials on the Website. In any of the above-mentioned event, you shall forthwith notify Us in writing so that We may reinitialise your account.

 

7          Your Obligations

7.1            You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and you must not use the Website:

(a)         In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

(b)        In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

(c)         For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm any person in any way.

(d)        To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

7.2            You must also not interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the Website, any equipment or network on which the Website is stored, or any software used in the provision of the Website.

7.3            When We consider that a breach of these Terms of Use has occurred, We may take such action as We deem appropriate. Failure to comply with any provision of these Terms of Use constitutes a material breach and may result in (i) deactivation of your account on the Website, (ii) temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Website; or (iii) legal proceedings against you. 

 

8          Restriction or interruption of the Website

8.1            We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content published on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.

8.2            We may at any time:

(a)         suspend, interrupt or restrict the access to all or any part of the Website;

(b)        restrict the access to the whole or part of the Website or to a specified category of users;

(c)         suspend the Website in order to carry out updates or maintenance works.

8.3            We will use our reasonable endeavours to give you prior notice of any suspension, interruption or withdrawal.

 

9          Intellectual Property

9.1            The Website and its contents (including but not limited to the structure of the Website, any editorial content, any logo or slogan, any illustration, image, picture or photo and any other content on the Website) are the entire property of the members of 5 Fifteen Barristers.

9.2            Save and except with the prior written consent of 5 Fifteen Barristers, any reproduction, representation, use or adaptation in any form whatsoever of all or any part of the Website’s contents are strictly prohibited.

9.3            Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of any content on the Website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a prior written consent from Us.

 

10     Reliance on information published on the Website

10.1        Any information or content published on the Website is provided for general information only and does not amount to a legal advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional legal advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Website.

10.2        Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content or any information on the Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

 

11     Exclusion of liability

11.1        The access and use of the Website and the reliance on any information published on the Website will be at your own risk.

11.2        We shall not be held liable in any way whatsoever for inter alia:

(a)         any error, misinterpretation or inaccuracy of any information found on the Website;

(b)        any interruption, suspension, restriction or withdrawal of the whole or any part of the Website;

(c)         any loss or damage of any nature (including but not limited to loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue) arising out or in connection with the use of the Website;

(d)        any loss or damage of any nature, suffered by you, to your devices, computer equipment and smartphones in which data are saved, nor the consequences which can affect your personal, professional or commercial activity.

11.3        We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are solely responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

 

12     Hyperlinks

12.1        Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by Us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

12.2        We have no control over the accessible information via a hyperlink towards third-party websites and We shall not, in any way whatsoever, be held liable for their contents.

 

13     Protection of Personal Data

We will only use your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2017 (as may be amended from time to time) and any other laws or regulations applicable in Mauritius.

 

14     Applicable Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Mauritius and the courts of Mauritius shall have the exclusive jurisdiction, save and except when the laws expressly provide otherwise.

 

15     Contact Us

15.1        The Website is operated by 5 Fifteen Barristers (“We” or “Us”), a Chambers of Mauritian barristers with expertise in commercial, corporate, employment and tax matters.

15.2        Any queries pertaining to the Website can be made to Us via:

Address

Suite 515, St James Court

St Denis Street, Port Louis

Mauritius

Telephone

(+230) 211 9300

Email

[email protected]