Terms of Use

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This website is controlled and operated by Palhares – Sociedade Individual de Advocacia, a Brazilian law firm, enrolled with the Brazilian Bar Association – Section of the State of São Paulo under nº 25.250 and enrolled with the Corporate Taxpayers’ National Registry under nº 30.228.455/0001-20, with headquarters in the City of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, at Rua Professor Atílio Innocenti, 165, 5th floor, room 129, Vila Nova Conceição, postal code 04538-000. (the “Firm”).


We kindly ask you to read all clauses and conditions of use of this website (“Terms of Use”), as set forth below, in order to allow you to enjoy all its functionalities without violating any of our copyright and intellectual rights.


These Terms of Use have been written with the goal of being simple, clear, accessible and easily understandable, so that you are fully qualified to know exactly what limitations are imposed on the use of the website and what your responsibilities are after agreeing to these conditions.


If you do not agree to any of the conditions or provisions set forth in these Terms of Use, please do not access or use our website. Your access and use represent your full and unconditional acceptance of the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, which integrates these Terms of Use and can be viewed by clicking here or by clicking the button indicating the Privacy Policy at the footer of the page.


  1. Content of the Website

Our website may present data, images, texts, articles, photographs, videos, logos, brands, animations, illustrations and various information about the Firm, its practice areas, its partners and associates and contact information. This information may also be provided through documents to be downloaded, such as presentation slides and other informational materials.

None of the information provided on this website, in any form whatsoever, represents or constitutes any legal, commercial, business, financial, tax, accounting or any other service or recommendation. The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as legal recommendations or legal opinions applicable to specific or generalized situations.

If you are looking for recommendations and legal services, contact the Firm through the contact details indicated on the website.

Although our content disclosure policy is based on accurate and up-to-date information, the Firm makes no warranty or assumption as to the validity, reliability or accuracy of this information and cannot be held liable for any damages or losses, direct or indirect, arising from the use of this information for any decision making by Users, for any purpose.

The availability or placement of articles written by partners or associates of the Firm reflects the individual opinions of these professionals, not necessarily the Firm’s, which is not responsible and cannot be held liable for the credibility or integrity of this information or damages of any nature arising from the use information.


  1. Intellectual Property

Any and all information provided on the site, unless expressly stated otherwise, is the sole and exclusive title of the Firm and/or its partners, which are the rightful owners of any copyright and intellectual property, including trademark rights, logos, database, presentation slides, among others.

You may not, under any circumstances, use the Firm’s name, brand or logo, or share, copy, replicate, distribute, alter, modify, adapt, reproduce, post, transmit, obtain commercial gain or sell the information made available on the website, except with express authorization, and in writing, from the Firm.

On the other hand, you are allowed to download some content and print pages of the website, for your personal use or for the internal use of your company.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed or interpreted as a grant, by the Firm to Users, of any right, title, license or lien on any intellectual property of the Firm.


  1. Third Party Content

If the Firm deems appropriate for the dissemination of content that may be relevant to Users, it may make available on its website links to third party websites without any relation to the Firm.

Links and external resources of third parties are not the responsibility of the Firm, especially since the Firm has no interference, control or administration over the information made available in these external links or resources.

If you decide to click on the links and external resources, you expressly declare and acknowledge that the responsibility for any damages or losses, direct or indirect, arising from the information provided in the links and external resources, will never be from the Firm, but only from third parties who made this information available through their own websites.

The Firm does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, reliability or validity of the information provided in external links or resources.


  1. Limitation of Liability

Without limitation, all content and functionality of this website is made available without any kind of warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the guarantee of reliability of the information or suitability for a particular purpose.

The Firm is not, and will never be, responsible for the quality of the internet connection of your computer and/or mobile device, for the availability or not of the services of access to the Internet by third parties, for the impossibility of using the information made available on the website, for any damages or losses arising from the use of this website or for the repair of losses or damages of any nature arising from the eventual access of your personal data by third parties during your connection to the site through your computer and/or mobile device.


  1. Prohibited Conduct

To allow the proper functioning of this website and the protection of the intellectual property rights of the Firm, it is strictly forbidden for Users to practice or adopt any of the following behaviors:

  1. interfere or attempt to interfere, electronically or manually, with the functionalities of this website, by uploading files containing corrupted information or viruses, or by any other methods;
  2. obtain or attempt to gain unauthorized access, by any means, to the private network of the Firm;
  3. remove or change any notices of intellectual property rights or any forms of identification of ownership that appear on the website and the contents and materials therein made available, including presentations, slides, newsletters, bulletins, articles, among others;
  4. reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify, or create derivative works based on the website

The practice of any of the conducts indicated above, or similar conduct, that have a common objective to those described, will expose the respective User to civil and criminal liabilities, to be regularly investigated in a judicial process.


  1. Suspension and Termination of Functionalities of the Website

The Firm reserves the right, regardless of prior notice or communication to Users, to suspend, partially or totally, or permanently terminate the functionality and access to the website, at any time and in its sole discretion, and Users shall not be entitled for any kind of compensation or repair as a result of such suspension or termination decision.


  1. Changes to these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use may be changed by the Firm from time to time, whenever necessary to meet the purposes intended by the Firm with the availability of this website.

If the Terms of Use are modified, the Firm will indicate the existence of a new version of the Terms of Use on its main page, with the link to the new edition of the document.

By continuing to use this website following the posting of an announcement on the website’s home page on the availability of new Terms of Use, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as modified.


  1. General Provisions

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, invalid or void, the other provisions set forth in this document shall not be affected and shall not be altered and shall remain in full force and effect and continue to bind the Users.


  1. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed and construed according with the current laws of the Federative Republic of Brazil. Any disputes arising in connection with these Terms of Use shall be resolved before the central courts of the district of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, with express waiver of any other jurisdiction, however privileged it may be.


Latest version of these Terms of Use: February 19, 2019