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Legal Beagle Terms and Conditions

By visiting and using the Legal Beagle website and any related applications including Automio, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions so please read them carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions you must not use the Legal Beagle website.

1.  Definitions

a.  A reference to “we”, “our” or “us” means Legal Beagle which is a trading name of Automio Limited;

b.  A reference to “you” or “your” means a customer of ours or any other person visiting or using the Legal Beagle website.

c.  “Automio” means the Automio software platform used by us that collects information through online questionnaires and creates automated legal documents using that information.

2. No solicitor-client relationship

You understand and agree that Legal Beagle is not a law firm or a lawyer and is unable to carry out legal services performed by a lawyer. Our self-service legal documents are not a substitute for the advice or services of a lawyer. You understand that there is no solicitor-client relationship or legal privilege between you and Legal Beagle. By using our self-service legal documents you acknowledge and understand that you are representing yourself in your legal matter. The low prices of our self-service legal documents reflect the fact that we are unable to provide you with legal advice or legal services of a lawyer.

3.  Age

You agree that by using the Legal Beagle website and buying our legal documents you are at least 18 years old and can legally enter into a contract.

4.  Automated document software

You understand and acknowledge that the Legal Beagle website sells self-serve automated legal documents via the Automio software to individuals and businesses who decide to create legal documents themselves.  The Legal Beagle website, the information we provide and the self-service legal documents we sell are not a substitute for legal advice or legal services from a lawyer.

5.  Terms and Conditions

You accept these Terms and Conditions by using our website and buying our self-service legal documents. When you buy a self-service legal document from us it is assumed that you have read these Terms and Conditions.

6.  Our prices

All our prices are in New Zealand dollars and include GST.

7.  Payment

Payment for our self-service legal documents is to be made by credit card or debit card via Automio unless otherwise arranged. We accept Visa and Mastercard. For security reasons we never hold customers’ credit card details. All credit card payments are processed by DPS via Automio.

8.  Use of our website

a.  You agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions at all times. If you breach these Terms and Conditions we reserve the right to cancel your account with us. We have the sole discretion to make decisions about whether you have breached these Terms and Conditions.

b.  You agree to use our website and any self-service legal documents you purchase from us for lawful purposes only.

c.  You must not take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on the infrastructure of our website or Automio.

d.  You are responsible for all access to the legal documents you buy from us through the use of your username and password via the Automio marketplace.

e.  You must keep your username and password confidential at all times.

f.  You must immediately notify us if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your username or password.

9.  Availability of our website

a.  Access to and use of certain parts of our website as well as Automio will require you to create an account with a username and password via Automio.

b.  We aim to make our website available to you to use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but we do not guarantee this. We make no guarantee about the availability of our website or Automio’s website.

c.  If a fault happens with our website we will try to correct the fault as soon as possible.

d.  Your access to our website and to Automio might be restricted occasionally to allow us to carry out repairs and maintenance to our website.

e.  We do not promise that:

(i) Our website will be fully functional at all times;

(ii) Any defects or faults in our website will be fixed;

(iii) Our website is free of viruses or bugs.

f.  We reserve the right to suspend and withdraw access to some or all of our pages on our website without notice any time and we accept no responsibility for these pages on our website not being available.

10.  Intellectual Property

a.  Our website contains intellectual property owned by us, including trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information and other intellectual property.

b.  You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the content or other intellectual property, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent.

c.  We reserve the right to immediately cancel your access to our website and cease acting for you if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.

d.  We retain a copyright interest in all documents and other material you purchase from us. This means that you must not copy or reproduce the self-service legal documents you purchase from us without our prior written consent.

11.  Privacy Policy

To read our Privacy Policy please click here.

12.  Disclaimer

a.  Our website and all blog articles, resources, tools, and other resources are educational and informational resources only, and are not a substitute for getting legal advice from a lawyer. We strongly recommend you talk to a lawyer to get legal advice.

b.  We cannot guarantee the outcome of following the information and recommendations provided on our website and in our blog articles, resources and tools, and any statements made regarding the potential outcome are general and expressions of opinion only.

c.  By continuing to read our website, blog articles, resources and tools, you acknowledge that we cannot guarantee any particular results, as such outcomes are based on subjective factors that are not within our control. Therefore, following any information or recommendations provided on our website, blog articles, resources, and tools are at your own risk. If you need legal advice, we strongly recommend you speak to a lawyer as soon as possible.

d.  We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance you place on the information contained in our website, in the online interviews on Automio, in the Legal Beagle store on Automio, and all blog articles, resources and tools.

e.  We are not qualified to give you any legal advice so strongly we recommend you speak to a qualified lawyer to get legal advice.

13.  Feedback policy

If you have any feedback or a complaint, please tell us. Please contact our CEO, Claudia King, by email at or by phone on 0508 453 428.

14.  Applicable Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of New Zealand. Our website is intended to be used by people living in New Zealand as well people living overseas who require New Zealand legal documents. Our self-service legal documents are designed solely for use in New Zealand under New Zealand law.

15.  Your responsibility to read legal document

When you purchase a self-service legal document from us you agree to read the legal document(s) before you sign it to make sure it is fit for your purpose and you agree to be solely responsible for the final legal document(s). The self-service legal documents your purchase from us are not reviewed by us or by anyone else. 

16. Right to refuse

You agree and acknowledge that we reserve the right to refuse the use of our website and self-service legal documents to anyone.

17. Your legal rights and obligations affected

You understand and acknowledge that these Terms and Conditions may affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions, you must not use our website or buy our self-service legal document, and you must immediately stop using our website or our store in Automio. By using our website and buying our self-service legal documents you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

18.  Amending terms and conditions

We may amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.

19. Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

Except as prohibited by law, you agree to hold Legal Beagle and its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damage, however it arises (including legal costs on a client-solicitor basis and all related costs and expenses of litigation and arbitration, or at trial or on appeal, if any, whether or not litigation or arbitration occurs), whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action, or arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation any claim for personal injury or property damage, arising from these Terms and Conditions and any violation by you of any laws, statutes, rules, or regulations, even if Legal Beagle has been previously advised of the possibility of such damage. If there is liability found on the part of Legal Beagle, it will be limited to the amount paid for the self-service legal document and under no circumstances will there be consequential or punitive damages.  

20. Non-English Speaking Customers

Our self-service legal documents and all materials on the Legal Beagle website, including but not limited to questionnaires, documents, and instructions, are only available in English.

21. No Warranty

The Legal Beagle website, our application of Automio, and all materials and self-service legal documents are provided to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Buying our self-service legal documents and obtaining any materials through the use of our website or Automio is done at your own discretion and at your own risk. We shall have no responsibility for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any content, materials, information or software.

22.  Online interviews

You must answer the online interview in order for the Automio software to automatically produce your legal document. We try to provide as much written guidance as possible during the online interview. You understand and acknowledge that this guidance is not legal advice or a legal service, and you agree to follow this guidance at your own risk. You are responsible for the adequacy of the answers you give in the online interview and the resulting self-service legal document produced.




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