Acceptance of Terms

By using the legalpredictabill.com Website (the “Site”) or any of PredictaBill´s applications or plug-ins (“Applications”), you agree to follow and be bound by these terms of use (the “Terms and Conditions”) and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. By clicking “I Accept”, on the payment or account registration page, or use the Site in any way, you agree to comply with and to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and all the rules, policies, and disclaimers published on the Site, or those you have been notified about (jointly, the “Terms”). If you do not accept all the Terms, do not use the Site. 

The use of the Site by you and the services that will be provided during your relationship with PredictaBill will be governed by the Terms, which for all legal purposes will be considered a binding agreement between you as the Client and PREDICTABILL S.A, corporate identification number 3-101-797536 (the “Agreement”).

It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions periodically. If at any time you find these Terms and Conditions unacceptable or if you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not use this Site or any of the Applications. We may review these Terms and Conditions at any time without sending you a notice. If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please send an e-mail to the following address info@legalpredictabill.com.

By using this Site, you (i) agree to be bound by the Terms, and (ii) declare that you are over 18 years of age and may enter into binding contracts in a legal manner.

Definitions

In these Terms and Conditions, the words “Client”, “you” y “your” refer to each Client, Site visitor, person who hires PREDICTABILL’s Services through the Site, or whoever creates an Account on the Site. “PREDICTABILL”, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to legalpredictabill.com or to PREDICTABILL S.A., a duly registered and validly existing company under the laws of the Republic of Costa Rica, with corporate identification number 3-101-797536 and “Services” refers to all the Services provided by us that can be contracted through the Site.

About PREDICTABILL

PREDICTABILL is a provider of legal Services under alternative billing schemes, that combines trajectory, experience, talent, solid practice areas, and have a very distinctive way of positioning itself in the legal and business market. PREDICTABILL is specifically designed to serve the day-to-day needs of its Clients for a fixed price. PREDICTABILL offers a unique combination of the best human talent and the best technology, to provide innovative legal solutions in a defined time and budget, thus changing the way in which the business of Law develops.

PREDICTABILL provides an online legal portal to provide visitors with legal Services. The Client does not need to download or license any PREDICTABILL software. The Site includes general information about commonly encountered legal scenarios and needs. Although some information of interest is provided, the use of the Site does not consist of any legal advice, nor does it constitute an attorney-Client relationship. This will only be generated at the time of contracting the Services.

When contracting the Services, they will be provided (when required) by a Professional with a Law degree, who is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association. In addition, if the contracted Services must be provided by a Notary Public, then a Notary Public duly registered and authorized before the Notary Public Regulatory Office will provide the Services. In some cases, certain specific assignments may be delegated to other lawyers or staff always under the supervision of PREDICTABILL´s attorneys. Such assignment may be the result of our interest in engaging other professionals or paralegals whose expertise and specialization concentrates on specific areas not contemplated herein but may result from our work relating the Services. To the extent possible, we will inform you in a timely manner of the names of such professionals.

Scope of the Services

The scope of the Services that will be rendered by PREDICTABILL will limit exclusively to provide the Service described in this Site that is selected by the Client, without that meaning that PREDICTABILL shall be required to provide any supplementary Services.

PREDICATBILL may reject providing a Service and may decide to terminate the Agreement at any time, if at PREDICTABILL´s sole and exclusive criterion, the ultimate goal of the Services will be to commit a crime or to violate the law in any way. This will also apply, in all those cases in which the Client breaches in any way Terms and Conditions set forth herein.

PREDICTABILL will not analyze the fiscal viability of the Services, nor its potential tax implications. Client shall run its own assessment along with an expert.

The information and requirements listed on this Site, regarding each Service, shall be considered a guide for the Client. They should be not regarded as a conclusive advise nor legal assessment.

Disclaimer

By using this Site, you will be using a web page owned by PREDICTABILL, you acknowledge and agree that the use is at your own risk and that none of the parties involved in creating, producing or delivering this Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages or other losses, costs or expenses of any kind (including, but not limited to, payment of transaction fees) that may arise, directly or indirectly, from accessing, using or searching this Site or downloading any material, data, text, images, videos or audios from this Site, or using features on this Site, including but not limited to, anything that goes through a virus, system errors (bugs), human procedure, or lack of human procedure, malfunction of any computer system, telephone line, hardware, software or program, or any other error, failure or delay in electronic transmissions, or network connections. PREDICTABILL will not be liable for any damage, liability or loss arising from the use of or reliance on the Site.

You agree to hold harmless and to be liable before PREDICTABILL and its directors, employees, and agents, affiliated or related companies, for any claims, lawsuits, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) the incorrect use of the Site; (ii) the breach or violation of any of these Terms and Conditions; and (iii) PREDICTABILL’s use of its Contents.

Ownership

The ownership of the Site and all rights relating thereto are and shall remain the property of PREDICTABILL. None of the Terms and Conditions or use of the Site transfer or grant you any right: (i) over or in connection with the Site; or (ii) to use or mention in any way the company’s names, logos, facilities or the PREDICTABILL brand.

Restrictions

You may not: (i) remove any copyright note, trademark, or other proprietary note from any part of the Site; (ii) reproduce, modify, prepare works arising from the Site, or distribute, license, lease, resell, transfer, exhibit publicly, present publicly, transmit, retransmit, or exploit the Site in another way, except as expressly permitted by PREDICTABILL; (iii) decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the Site, except as permitted by applicable law; (iv) link, mirror, or frame any part of the Site; (v) to cause or launch any program or script for the purpose of extracting, indexing, analyzing other in any other way to carry out data mining of any part of the Site or overload or block the operation and/or functionality of any aspect of the Site; or (vi) attempt to gain unauthorized access to or damage any aspect of the Application or its related systems or networks.

User´s Accounts

With the purpose of using most of the Site, you must register and maintain a personal account associated with the Site (“Affiliate Account” or “Account”). To obtain an Affiliate Account and generally to request and use the Services, you must meet the following requirements: which, by using the Site, we assume you do: (i) Legal Persons. Must be a duly registered entity; and (ii) Natural Persons. Must be at least 18 years of age. The registration of the Affiliate Account requires to communicate to PREDICTABILL certain personal information, such as your name, address, cell phone number, among others required by the competent authorities for the issuance of electronic invoices. You warrant and agree that, while using the Site, you will not: (a) impersonate any person or distort their affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) insert your own advertisement, branding or any other promotional content or that of a third party in any of the contents, materials or Services or use, redistribute, republish or exploit such content or Services with any other additional commercial or promotional purposes; (c) attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Site; (d) use the Site or the Services made available to you on or through the Site in any way with the intent to interrupt, damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or such Services, including, without limitation, sending unsolicited bulk messages or “flooding” servers with requests; (e) use the Site or the Services or articles of the Site in violation of the intellectual property or other legal or economic rights of PREDICTABILL or any third party; or (f) use the Site in violation of any applicable law. You agree not to attempt (or encourage or support the attempt of another) to deceive, destroy, decode, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Site or the Services of the Site, or with any content thereof, or make any unauthorized use thereof. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with anyone else using or enjoying the Site or any or its Services. You will not obtain or attempt to obtain any material or information through any means that has not been intentionally stipulated or made available to the public through the Site.

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge that you understand, know, accept, and authorize PREDICTABILL or any of its business allies to debit from your credit card, or bank account as duly indicated at the time of making such purchase of Services, the corresponding amount. PREDICTABILL will not store your bank account information and/or credit or debit cards, so for each payment you must include the information.

User Requirements & Behavior

The Site is not available for use by persons under the age of 18 or for those who do not have full legal capacity to be bound. You cannot not authorize third parties to use your Account. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your Account to any other person or entity. You agree to comply with all applicable laws when using the Site and may only use the Site for legitimate purposes.

In some cases, you may be required to provide an identification document for access to or use of the Site, and you agree that you may be denied access to or use of the Site if you refuse to provide your identification document.

Intellectual Property Rights of the Site and Applications

The sound, graphics, boxes, text, video, games, information or images of places or people that are on the Site are the property of PREDICTABILL, or they are used with the corresponding authorization. No portion of this Site or any Application, including but not limited to text, images, audio, games, applications, or video, may be used in any way or for any purpose, without a written authorization from PREDICTABILL, except as indicated here. The name “PREDICTABILL”, and its logos and brands belong to PREDICTABILL. When using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that any name, logo, trademark, or Services mark appearing on this Site is the exclusive property or is being used with the proper authorization by PREDICTABILL and may not be used and/or reproduced in whole or in part by you, without a prior written authorization from PREDICTABILL.

PREDICTABILL shall enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The use of any of these materials is prohibited unless expressly stated herein. Modifying, republishing, or using the material on this Site violates PREDICTABILL’s legal rights. Any unauthorized use of these materials may be subject to penalties or damages, including but not limited to, those related to the violation of copyright, trademark, privacy, and publicity.

Do not promote or transfer through this Site any pornographic, obscene, immoral, defamatory, slanderous, threatening, discriminatory, offensive, illegal, or other material that could constitute or motivate conduct that may be considered a criminal offense, create a civil liability, or violate any law or regulations.

By entering this Site, you acknowledge and agree that any communication or material that you transfer, in any way and for any reason, will not necessarily be treated as confidential, nor of your property, unless it is protected under Attorney-Client privilege and the Professional Secrecy.

At some point it may be necessary for you to provide your personal data, including your full name, age, occupation, gender, identification number, the exact address of your residence, workplace, and reference contacts (“Personal Data”). Such Personal Data may be used by PREDICTABILL to keep track of Accounts that use the Site and the Services contracted by them. PREDICTABILL may guard, process, and store Personal Data; furthermore, this information may be used for marketing purposes if required for business development; in addition, the Account’s contact information may also be used.

In respect to the right of self-determination of people, PREDICTABILL may have a database where the personal data requested for any form, or document used for access to the Application, will be collected. The information contained in the database will be used by PREDICTABILL and it will be authorized to transfer such data to the company(ies) it deems pertinent, including its external advisors and/or commercial Affiliates. You declare to have been informed of the Personal Data protection conditions described above, accepting, and consenting to the automated processing thereof by PREDICTABILL, in the manner and for the purposes indicated in these Terms and Conditions and in the documents, you subscribe, during the process of formalizing the Services you contract from PREDICTABILL.

Regarding the information that may be stored and used on this Site, there is also “non-personal” information, which may (non-exclusively), be technical information or demographic information, such as your age, or interests. Below you will find some examples of non-personal identifiable information that may be collected by this Application and a description of how this information may come to be used:

Device identification. PREDICTABILL may collect information relating to the device used to enter the Site.

Demographic Information. The “Demographic Information” such as your gender, age, zip code, and interests, which you voluntarily provide to us, may be used to analyze trends, to ensure that the information in the Application meets your needs.

Material breach. A Party may terminate this Agreement at any time due to a material or persistent breach by the other Party. When such infringement can be remedied, a Party may terminate it only if the infringing Party has not remedied such infringement within ninety calendar days of a written notification of such infringement.

Duration

This Agreement will become effective on date in which the Cliente starts using the Site or purchases a Serfvice. The Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while the Serivces are provided by PREDICTABILL, unless terminated pursuant to the Terms and Conditions set forth herein. The Agreement may also be early terminated by the parties at any time, by providing written notice to the other, which shall be deliver to the addresses registered on this Site. The termination of the Agreement will become effective immediately: provided however, that of the Agreement is early terminated by the Client, it shall pay for the Serivces effectively provide by the date of termination. 

These conditions may be modified by PREDICTABILL at any time. Each change will be effective one business day after it has been posted on the Site. It is your responsibility to review these terms each time you use the Site.

Relationship

These Terms and Conditions (regulate the access or use that you make, as a person from Costa Rica, of applications, web pages, content, products, and Services in relation to the Site made available by PREDICTABILL.

By accessing and using the Site, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions, which establish a relationship between you and PREDICTABILL exclusively for the purposes of the use of the Site and the eventual purchase of the Services.

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or use the Site or contract Services. These Terms and Conditions expressly supersede any prior agreements or commitments with you. PREDICTABILL may immediately terminate these Terms and Conditions or any of the Site’s associated facilities with respect to you or, in general, cease to offer or deny access to the Site or any part thereof, at any time and for any reason. Additional conditions may apply to certain facilities provided by the Site.

There is no joint venture or affiliate, employment, or agency relationship between you and PREDICTABILL, as a result of the contract between you and PREDICTABILL or for the use of the Site; and the only existing relationship will exist if you contract PREDICTABILL’s Services. These Services will be regulated by the provisions of the ORGANIC LAW OF THE COSTA RICAN BAR ASSOCIATION and THE CODE OF LEGAL, MORAL AND ETHICAL DUTIES OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION.

The relationship with PREDICTABILL will end once the contracted Services has been performed. In this sense, PREDICTABILL will not have any post-contractual obligation once said Services is provided.

Prices & Payment.

You may make the payment of Services by wire transfer, credit or debit card. The fees applicable to each Services are those indicated in this Site and include the indicated expenses and taxes. The professional fees established are based on the minimum fees set forth in the OFFICIAL FEE SCHEDULE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR ATTORNEYS AND NOTARIES approved by the Government (the “Fee Schedule”).

The fees provided on this Site have been estimated based the following assumptions:

  1. The Services will be subject to reasonable market standards, so the fees listed in this Site may vary depending on the particularities of each case.
  2. The amounts listed in this Site have been calculated, assuming the Client will provide PREDICTABILL in a timely manner with all the information and supporting documentation required by the firm in order to provide the corresponding Services. The information provided by the Client, at the request of PREDICTABILL, must be valid, up to date, legible, and preferably in digital formal.
  3. Except in the cases indicated, none of the amounts established includes expenses such as stamps and administrative collections of local entities such as the Public Registry.
  4. With the exception of the cases indicated above, none of the amounts indicated includes notarial expenses, which will be charged pursuant to the official rates approved by the Government.
  5. To the extent possible, all Services will be rendered through physical platforms such as e-mail, WhatsApp, Zoom, Teams, Google Hangouts among others. There will be no physical meetings, unless strictly necessary, such as in those case in which a notarial service is required. 
  6. The execution of documents shall occur at the offices of PREDICTABILL. Any Service in which PREDICTABILL´s personnel may be required to travel to the Client´s location (including the firm´s notaries), or to send a document, will be considered a Service that will be rendered in the GAM (Great Metropolitan Area).
  7. All expenses related to transportation, travel, courier, or delivery of any kind, will be charged separately.
  8. The Client agrees to pay the PREDICTABILL fees, and the expenses incurred, related to the Services purchased. The Services will not be carried out until the payment has been confirmed by you and the necessary information is available for the execution thereof. Once the above has been confirmed, you will receive proof of the transaction.
  9. Once the payment has been made and the necessary information is available for the execution of the Services, the duration will depend on the Services purchased. Each Services has a reference of the estimated time for its execution. There is no liability in case the purchased Services is delayed due to the fault of the Client, public institutions, or third parties. If it is necessary to deliver any documentation, the Client must adjust to the schedules and place indicated by the person in charge of the Services.
  10. The Client acknowledges that the hourly fees may increase, as determined by PREDICTABILL. However, before making any increase in our fees, your prior authorization and payment on the PREDICTABILL gateway will be requested.

Expenses and Taxes

No other charges will be incurred without your prior authorization. Any additional fees or expenses that may be generated, outside the scope of the agreed work, will be quoted by PREDICTABILL based on the Fee. All expenses related to the Services provided (copies, translations, legalizations, stamps, tax, revenue stamps, couriers, etc.) are not part of the fees listed on the Site unless it has been expressly included in the description; therefore, they shall be borne exclusively by the Client, who will be billed before incurring such expense. A prior notice will be sent to the Client in this respect.

In accordance with the provisions of Law 9635, on the Strengthening of Public Finances, the legal Services shall be deemed to be located within the territory of the application for the purposes of the Costa Rican Value-Added Tax. The type of applicable Value-Added Tax, will be the one in force at all times, depending on the specific Services in question.

Confidentiality and Professional Secrecy

PREDICTABILL guarantees that all information provided by the Client will be used to fulfill the purposes of the Services and will be treated as confidential information. In the event that the government authority requests privileged/confidential information from the Client, PREDICTABILL will inform the Client immediately, unless a court order indicates otherwise.

The Client agrees to disclose in a complete and precise manner all the facts and information that may be relevant to provide the Services in an integral manner, or all the information that PREDICTABILL may request. Likewise, the Client agrees to participate in meetings and telephone conferences, which are considered indispensable to deliver the Services.

During the provision of legal Services, PREDICTABILL may express opinions or predictions about present matters or future contingencies. Such expressions or statements made by any of PREDICTABILL’s attorney’s, must be considered as a recommendation or appreciation, based on information we had at hand at the time and under no circumstances should be interpreted as a promise or guarantee.

Right of Withdrawal and Guarantee

The Services is implicitly guaranteed, in terms of compliance with quality standards and technical requirements that, for reasons of legality, health, the environment, safety; are established by the laws, regulations and respective rules issued by the Public Administration. This implied guarantee refers to the nature, characteristics, conditions, quality and usefulness or foreseeable purpose for which it is normally acquired.

In addition, the Client, protected by the right of withdrawal, may terminate, without liability, the purchase of the Services within eight days from its execution. The withdrawal will only proceed as long as the Services have not been effectively provided in whole or in part.

If the right of withdrawal is applied and it is exercised by the Client within 8 days after making the purchase, the amounts received will be refunded through the same means used for the payment. Nevertheless, the bank transfer fee, will not be refunded.

The Client’s refund will be made within eight business days from the refund notification.

Mutual Right to Terminate the Professional Relationship

Any Client has the unrestricted right to terminate its relationship with PREDICTABILL at any time and for any reason. PREDICTABILL reserves this right as long, as certain basic requirements such as a timely notification and the possibility of transferring all relevant information to another professional is complied. Among the typical reasons why we can terminate our representation, are the following: 

  1. Failure to pay our fees, expenses or related costs
  2. The refusal by the Client to direct, support or cooperate with the efforts made by PREDICTABILL in its favor. 
  3. The lack of truthfulness or failure to disclose relevant facts about the legal Services being provided.
  4. The refusal by the Client to accept our Services or advice. 
  5. The occurrence or development of a conflict of interest. 
  6. Any other reason accepted by the Code of Professional Ethics of the Costa Rican Bar Association. 

Upon termination, either by the will of the Client or PREDICTABILL, the Client assumes the obligation of signing, if required, all the necessary documents to terminate the relationship.

Notifications

PREDICTABILL may publish notifications on the Site, send them by email or by written communication delivered to your address, as indicated in your Account.

Nullity

If any provision of these Terms is held to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, in whole or in part, under any law, such provision or part of it, shall be deemed not to form part of these Terms, although the legality, validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms shall not be affected. In that case, PREDICTABILL will seek to replace such illegal, null, or unenforceable provision, in whole or in part, by a legal, valid, and enforceable provision that has, to the extent possible, an effect similar to that of the illegal, null, or unenforceable provision, given the contents and purpose of these Conditions.

Governing Law

By entering this Site, you acknowledge and agree that this Site will be construed and evaluated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Costa Rica. All controversies, differences, disputes, or claims that may arise from this Agreement, or the business and its activities, its execution, breach, liquidation, interpretation, or validity, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the regulations of the International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration of the Costa Rican – North American Chamber of Commerce (“CICA”), rules to which the PARTIES voluntarily and unconditionally submit to.