Terms of use

Pavlov & Co

Intellectual Property and Law office

Terms of Use


Last modified: February 25 2015


Welcome to www.pavlov-law.com. By using the services offered on or through this website, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions listed below. We might revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You can always check out the most current version of these Terms of Use at this page. These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) only refer to our website www.pavlov-law.com. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, communicating using our web based services. We recommend that you print a copy of this document for future reference. If you do not agree with these terms of use, you should not access or use our site.

In addition to these Terms of Use, your access and/or use of www.pavlov-law.com is governed by our Privacy Policy:


Section 1. Introduction

1.1. www.pavlov-law.com is published by Pavlov & Co Law Firm, a registered Law Firm with the Bulgarian CPDP, registration reference: 412002 and UK ICO, registration reference: ZA102201 (the Law Firm or We).

1.2. The Law Firm has developed the website www.pavlov-law.com in order to provide online information about and access to its legal services. Some of the services provided through the website require a client to submit personal data as name, address, e-mail address and/or telephone number, as well as links to websites containing personal data about him/her. The purpose of the processing of such personal data is to identify the client in order to justify whether they are entitled to use the chosen service and to promptly perform the client’s request.   


Section 2. Informed use

2.1. Users represent that (i) they have obtained from the Law Firm any information that is required with respect to the services offered and (ii) they agree to comply with these Terms of Use.

2.2. Users can access the information about the services offered or the services themselves through www.pavlov-law.com subject to fulfilling the following prerequisites:

      2.2.1. They have the necessary hardware equipment to access the site;
      2.2.2. They agree that their acceptance of these Terms of Use does not require a handwritten or electronic signature.

2.3. Users can save and print these Terms of Use using the standard features of their browser or computer.


Section 3. Purpose

The purpose of this document is to comprehensively set forth the terms and conditions to access and use the www.pavlov-law.com and the respective rights and obligations of the parties when using the www.pavlov-law.com. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.


Section 4. Enforceability

4.1. Users can use or access www.pavlov-law.com service only after having agreed to these Terms of Use.

4.2. The Terms of Use shall be binding on and enforceable against users upon their use of the www.pavlov-law.com.

4.3. The Law Firm reserves the right to make such changes to these Terms of Use as it may deem necessary or appropriate. The Law Firm will make its best efforts to inform users of the existence and entry into force of new Terms of Use by any communication means available (emails, online information etc.), except in case the changes are minimal.

4.4. Users can at any time stop using the service but will remain bound to the Terms of Use as applicable at the relevant time of any previous use.

4.5. The Terms of Use posted on http://pavlov-law.com/index.php/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/10066-terms-use shall at all times prevail over any other previous version.


Section 5. Accessibility of the website

5.1. Access to www.pavlov-law.com is free.  

5.2. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable if, for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

5.3. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

5.4. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and that they consent to and comply with them.


Section 6. Intellectual property

6.1. The www.pavlov-law.com, taken as a whole, as well as each and every of the individual elements composing it, including the specific programs and developments and the content containing data, texts, still or animated images, logotypes, sounds, graphics, files, are the exclusive property of the Law Firm or any third party licensors. Any total or partial reproduction of the site or any of its elements, made without the Law Firm’s explicit authorization, is strictly forbidden and shall constitute an infringement punishable under the applicable copyright and/or neighbouring rights laws.

6.2. The databases on this site are protected under the relevant provisions of applicable copyright and/or neighbouring rights law and any extraction or re-utilization of the content of the databases, in whole or in part, shall be punishable thereunder.

6.3. The trademarks and logotypes appearing on this site are protected trademarks of the Law Firm or third parties. Any unauthorized reproduction, imitation or use of these distinctive signs, in whole or in part, constitute a violation under the relevant trademark laws and shall be prohibited and actionable.

6.4. Any other distinctive signs, including company names, trade names, shop names, domain names, displayed on the site, are the property of the Law Firm or third parties and any reproduction of such distinctive signs without express permission may constitute an infringement of Intellectual Property Rights.

6.5. The use of the Law Firm’s service does not entitle you to ownership of any intellectual property rights in relation to our service or the content you access. You may not reproduce any content from our service unless you (i) obtain permission from the Law Firm or (ii) are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our service. It is prohibited to remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our service.

6.6. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

6.7. If you print, copy, reproduce or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have so obtained.


Section 7. Liability

7.1. The Law Firm will assist the client in the performance of service chosen by the latter. Where the service concerns removal of personal data, available on online platform(s), on a client’s request we do not represent that the client’s demand can be achieved and hence we are not liable for any related failure(s).

7.2. We are not liable if any of the relevant data controllers refuses to comply with the relevant removal request.

7.3. Considering the technical essence of a website, the Law Firm cannot guarantee that the service will always be accessible or available.

7.4. The Law Firm reserves the right to temporarily or permanently shut down the site or suspend access to the service, without notice, for purposes including, but not limited to the update, maintenance, modification or change of the operating methods.

7.5. The Law Firm is not responsible for any damage of any kind resulting from any temporary or permanent unavailability of the site or related service.

7.6. The Law Firm reserves the right to enhance or modify the site and/or the service at any time and will inform the users accordingly.

7.7. Users agree to use the site fairly in compliance with these Terms of Use and applicable laws and regulations.

7.8. Users shall not act in a manner that would be illegal or fraudulent against the Law Firm other users or third parties. They shall not perform the following behavior as the list is not exhaustive: do not misuse our service, for instance, do not interfere with our service or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You might use our service only as permitted by the relevant legislation. The Law Firm reserves the right to prevent the use of its services if you do not comply with these terms or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.

7.9. Under no circumstances does the Law Firm carry out a personalized analysis of the data provided by users.

7.10. The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely upon. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

7.11. The Law Firm cannot be liable for any breach by you of these Terms of Use or any activity on the site, whether wrongful or otherwise.

7.12. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

    • use of, or inability to use, our site; or

    • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

    • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

    • business interruption;

    • loss of anticipated savings;

    • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

    • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

7.13. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

7.14. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


Section 8. Privacy and Personal Data Protection

In accordance with the EU personal data protection legislation, the Law Firm, acting as data controller, informs users that it processes personal data relating to them. The personal data disclosed by users in order to profit from the Law Firm’s services are intended for the authorized personnel of the Law Firm, for managing such requests. Please look at our Privacy Policy


Section 9. Force majeure

9.1. The service offered on www.pavlov-law.com might be suspended or discontinued in case of force majeure.

9.2. At first, as a result of a force majeure event, the  application of the Terms of Use will be suspended

9.3. If the force majeure event lasts for more than two (2) months, these Terms of Use shall automatically be terminated.

9.4. It is expressly agreed that force majeure events shall mean events usually accepted as such by the case law of Bulgarian courts and tribunals.


Section 10. Protection against viruses and malicious software

10.1. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

10.2. We do not guarantee that our site will be secured or free from bugs or viruses.

10.3. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Bulgarian Criminal Code. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.


Section 11. Miscellaneous

11.1. Good faith – the parties agree to perform their obligations with utmost good faith.

11.2. Sincerity – the parties represent that their commitments under the Terms of Use are sincere.

11.3. Severability – if one or several provisions of the Terms of Use were to be held invalid or so declared by a law, a regulation or a final decision having res judicata effect rendered by a court having proper jurisdiction, the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

11.4. Entire agreement – these Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the parties.

11.5. Rules of evidence

11.5.1. The electronic acceptance of these Terms of Use will have for the parties the same probative value as acceptance on a paper document.

11.5.2. The computer logs stored in the site’s information systems will be kept in reasonable secure conditions and considered as evidencing the communications made between the parties.

11.5.3. The contractual documents are archived on a reliable and durable medium that may be used as evidence.

11.6. In connection with your use of the service, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages, and other information. You may opt-out of some of those communications as sending an opt-out request to office@pavlov-law.com.

11.7. If you are using our service on behalf of a business, that business accepts these terms. It will hold harmless and indemnify the Law Firm and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the service or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees.

11.8. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.


Section 12. Language

These Terms of Use have been drafted in English.


Section 13. Governing law - Jurisdiction

13.1. These Terms of Use shall be governed by Bulgarian law and shall apply to both form and substance, notwithstanding the place of performance of the essential or ancillary obligations.

13.2. Disputes shall be submitted to the courts of the place where the Law Firm is incorporated, at the relevant time.


Section 14. Supplementary provisions

14.1. The Law Firm will post notice of modifications to these terms on this page. Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than fourteen days after they are posted. However, changes addressing new functions for a service or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately. If you do not agree to the modified terms for a service, you should discontinue the use of that service.

14.2. If there is a conflict between these terms and the changed terms, the changed terms will prevail.

14.3. These terms govern the relationship between the Law Firm and you. They do not create any third party rights and interests.

14.4. If you do not comply with these terms, any inaction on our part does not prevent us from exercising any or all our rights at any time in accordance with these terms (such as taking action in the future).


Section 15. Contacts

Contact details: office@pavlov-law.com