This page lists important information concerning your visit(s) to this site www.benfriends.org (this “Site”); and Benevolent Friends Guardians & Trustees (“We” and the “Company”); and certain legal notices (“Legal Notices”), statements (“Statements” and “Legal Statements”) and disclaimers (“Disclaimers” and “Legal Disclaimers”).
Please read this information carefully as should you have any question, concern, claim or complaint concerning the Company, we shall respectfully and fairly refer to the fact we provided you this information in any response to you.
Awareness of Legal Notices, Statements and Disclaimers
While We make every effort to repeatedly ensure you have direct and immediate access to this Legal Information, we cannot compel you or other visitors to access this Page or read this material. However, should you wish to write to us about any question, concern, claim or complaint concerning the Company and a legal matter, then We assert the right to claim that we have made every reasonable effort to provide you this Legal Information and that you have been given proper notice of this Legal Information before you or your representative makes contact with the Company.
Communication in English
This site is an English site and all communication related to it must also be in English, including but not limited to letters, emails and text messages. We reserve the right not to record or respond to any and all unsolicited (non solicited) communication that is not written in English.
Non Solicitation and Non Confidentiality
The Company does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our Web site or email. Please note that any information or material sent to or for the Company will be deemed not to be confidential.
By sending the Company any information or material, you grant the Company an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information; and you also agree that the Company is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose. However, we will not release your name or otherwise publicise the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law. You can learn more about Ucadia privacy practices on the Privacy link on this site.
No Liability for Separate and Independent Actions
The Company makes no representations and accepts no liability whatsoever upon the opinions and actions of Ucadia Members or Ucadia Foundation Members; and shall not be held liable for any alleged injury, breach or wrong caused by a Ucadia Guest, Ucadia Member or Ucadia Foundation Member.
IN NO EVENT WILL UCADIA OR THE FOUNDATION OR THE COMPANY BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPER LINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Legal Claims, Assertions or Demands
We DO NOT accept any form of electronic service of any legal action or claim whatsoever unless it is (a) first filed in a bona fide and authorised Ucadia Court; and (b) the form and nature of service conforms exactly as prescribed by the rules of the specific competent forum; and (c) a formal record of a prior dispute exists between the parties, prior to such service; and (d) the Company has communicated in writing that it is willing to accept such an electronic service.
All documents sent to us containing a Legal Claim, Assertion or Demand that DO NOT COMPLY with the present Legal Statement shall have NO FORCE OR EFFECT IN LAW and shall be REJECTED AS UNSUBSTANTIATED with no further action. If such unsolicited demands continue, then the Company shall take every measure in its power to contact law enforcement authorities to report such unsubstantiated demands and any and every other legal and public action available to them, to cause such action to cease and desist, including but not limited to pursuing criminal or legal charges against people who make false demands against the Company.
[Updated as at: January 1, 2022]