Terms and Conditions of use

Tozzini, Freire, Teixeira e Silva Advogados, a law firm duly registered with the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Section (OAB/SP) under n. 307, on pages 338 and 339 of Registration Book n. 2, on September 13, 1976, with its principal place of business in São Paulo, State of São Paulo, at Rua Borges Lagoa, n. 1328, (hereinafter “TozziniFreire Advogados”), hereby presents the Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) for its website (the “TozziniFreire Advogados site”) located at URL: www.tozzinifreire.com.br. Use of the site or its content requires the user to be in compliance with the following terms and conditions.

Description of services:

The objective of TozziniFreire Advogados site is to provide its clients and the public in general with institutional information about its legal practice, as well as legal information produced by the firm. In accordance with the terms of the Code of Ethics and Discipline of the Brazilian Bar Association, the TozziniFreire Advogados site and its content is not intended for the securing clients nor for advertising purposes.

News and Publications:

TozziniFreire Advogados also makes available to users of the site informative articles prepared by its partners and lawyers. These articles are merely for information purposes and shall not be considered as legal advice. No information provided herein or its use by the visitor will result in any liability to TozziniFreire Advogados. At no time shall the consultation or use of such articles be deemed to establish any attorney-client relationship, as TozziniFreire Advogados does not provide legal services through its site.

Restricted area:

TozziniFreire Advogados may develop special services for its clients in a restricted area of the site. Such services will be subject to the execution of a special agreement by clients. These services will be governed by separate terms of use.

Links:

The text published on the TozziniFreire Advogados site may contain links to other sites. As there is no relation between TozziniFreire Advogados and those sites, TozziniFreire does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use, of any third-party sites. In case of sites supported or sponsored by TozziniFreire Advogados, such information will appear explicitly

Privacy:

TozziniFreire Advogados does not collect personal information that allow your identification when using the site. Visits to the TFA Site are anonymous, and it is possible to view all information available without the need for identification. TozziniFreire Advogados site also does not use cookies to collect any personal or browsing information. Nevertheless, the providers may collect generic, impersonal data for statistical purposes.

Messages and résumés:

The TozziniFreire Advogados site may contain specific forms that allow you to send us messages or résumés. The messages sent will be forwarded to the addressee or a person at the firm responsible for the topic in question. Resumes are forwarded to our Personnel Department and will remain available for consultation by members of the firm. The information received will not be shared with any other law firms or companies.

Intellectual property:

All material exposed through the site (images, text, animation, illustrations, logos, etc.) is protected by intellectual property law and is the exclusive property of TozziniFreire Advogados. When using the TozziniFreire Advogados site, the user expressly agrees to accept such rights, refraining from any unauthorized use of the material.

Improper use of the material appearing in the News and Publications section may also constitute a violation of copyright. No articles may be reproduced, disclosed, distributed (through physical or electronic media), or published (through physical or electronic media) without the prior authorization of TozziniFreire Advogados, notwithstanding the exceptions set forth in the Brazilian copyright law.

Commercial exploitation of such material may be subject to appropriate legal action.

Amendment of these terms of use:

These Terms of Use may be amended from time to time. This page will always contain the most up-to-date version of the Terms of Use in force. When accessing the TozziniFreire Advogados site, the user will be subject to the Terms of Use in force at the time of access.

Last update: March/2012