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Misuse of Cleardocs' Terms and Conditions

Thomson Reuters recently became aware that the terms and conditions Legal E Docs published on its website were substantially the same as the terms and conditions pertaining to use of Cleardocs documents that appear on this website.

Thomson Reuters wrote to Legal E Docs pointing out the similarities and requesting Legal E Docs remove the offending terms from their website. In response to that letter, Legal E Docs has now removed the terms and conditions from its site.

Cleardocs takes pride in the quality of its documents and treats seriously any potential infringement of its copyright. This extends to the Cleardocs:

  • terms and conditions of use;
  • document packages; and
  • product information and FALQs.

Competitors, customers and the public are reminded that under clause 6 of the Cleardocs terms and conditions:

  1. you must not use any part of the documents in connection with creating another document;
  2. you must not use any part of the products for any purpose except the specific purpose for which they were ordered;
  3. you must not copy any part of the documents for any purpose except in relation to the transaction for which they were ordered;
  4. you must not modify the products in any way after they are sent to you;
  5. you must not interfere with, alter or attempt to copy or reproduce any part of our service or the products you order while using them;
  6. you must not incorporate any part of our service in any other program, system or document creation package; and
  7. you must not represent that the documents ordered using our service were created by your own resources, or those of a third party (other than our resources or those of anyone else who signs-off and endorses for us the master documents from which your documents are generated).