General Conditions

The navigation and use of the web portal accessible at the URL (hereinafter "Portal") requires the integral acceptance of the present General Conditions of use and of all the Particular Conditions of use for each legal service or any other service (hereinafter "Services") available and published in suitable pages and sections of the Portal (hereinafter "Particular Conditions").

Users agree to have read and to accept all the present General Conditions and Particular Condition of use and/or any other note, legal notice, informative or disclaimer published in any part of the Portal.

Users bind, relieving Tonucci & Partners of any liability, to use the Portal and any other service, data, information etc. available on the Portal only for legitimate purposes and abiding by all terms and conditions of use anywhere specified on the Portal. Users take the full and sole responsibility for any illegitimate use and/or infringement of the applicable law.

General obligatory information

The Portal accessible at the URL it’s published by Tonucci & Partners located in Rome, Via Principessa Clotilde n. 7, CAP 00196, Tel.06362271, Fax 063135161, e-mail: – Partita IVA (Tax Code) 05008211004, referring Authority: Consiglio dell’Ordine degli Avvocati e Praticanti Avvocati di Roma.

The web Portal hosting is at Tonucci & Partners Office of Rome Via Principessa Clotilde n. 7.

According to the article 17, II, letter B) of the Forensic Deontological Code (click for the entire document) the following information are provided for:

  1. Tonucci & Partners Attorneys are pledged to abide scrupulously by the current version of the Deontological Forensic Code (click for the entire document) in providing all the Services available on the Portal and in performing any activity in connection with the Portal.
  2. The responsible for all Services is Mario Tonucci.
  3. The relative and current insurance policy has been signed by Tonucci & Partners with the insurance company Zurich - policy number 609A0429- valid from 16-02-2007 with a maximum coverage of Euro 10 millions (Euro tenmillions/00).
  4. The professional fees amount for Portal on-line services is calculated in conformity with the professional fees published on the New Forensic Fee Book approved with Ministerial Decree 08/04/2004. n. 127, Gazzetta Ufficiale, Supplemento Ordinario, n.115 of 18/05/2004.To display the integral text click on Nuovo Tariffario Forense.
Use of services and information

Information available on the Portal is free of charge while Legal Services are fee–based services. Information available on the Portal is only an informative tool and, unless differently specified, does not constitute a contractual proposal neither an offer to the public according to art. 1336 of the Civil Code and cannot be considered a binding promise for any business or negotiation.

Any exploitation of the Portal and/or the Services (including any form of reproduction, editing, duplication, copy, distribution or sale such intended for) is strictly prohibited unless differently specified and/or upon written authorization of Tonucci & Partners.

Guarantees and Responsibilities

Within the limits set by the applicable law, and unless where differently specified on the basis of Deontological ties, Users recognize that the use of the Portal is at their sole risk. The Portal is provided "as is" and "as available". Tonucci & Partners does not offer any guarantee about the expected, whished or obtained outcomes by using the Portal.

Within the limits set out in the article 1229 of the Civil Code, Users state and guarantee to relieve Tonucci & Partners, its representatives, employees, collaborators, associated and partners of any sort of compensation liability including legal expenses, that could arise in relation to the use of the Portal. In case the applicable law does not allow for responsibility relieves, Tonucci & Partners responsibility should anyway be limited within the limits set by the law.

Tonucci & Partners rejects any responsibility for eventual User’s claims in case of impossibility to use the Portal and/or the Services for any reason. Tonucci & Partners cannot be considered defaulting and disclaims all liabilities for all - direct or indirect - damages, claims or losses Users may suffer as consequence of breakdown and/or defective functioning of User’s own electronic devices or electronic devices of third parties, including Internet Service Providers, phone and computer connections not directly operated by Tonucci & Partners or by persons under Tonucci’s supervision, or by actions of other users or persons accessing the net.

Tonucci & Partners has the right to discontinue at any time, temporarily or permanently its own Services (or any part of it). User agrees that Tonucci & Partners cannot be held liable in any way toward users or third parties for the suspension or discontinuation of its own Services.

The information (textual or graphic) related to goods and/or services eventually offered on the Portal but coming directly from Tonucci & Partners’s suppliers, won't imply any liability for the Firm, since each supplier will take the sole responsibility for instructions, specifications and descriptions reported on the Portal. As a consequence, Tonucci & Partners disclaims any liability in connection with inaccuracies, graphic mistakes, or with explicit or implicit guarantees on information, contents and software, with data marketability and suitability with specific goals, goods or services announced or offered by suppliers on the Portal; however, upon request and within the limits set by the law, Tonucci & Partners will provide name, address and any other necessary data to identify suppliers and/or producers of the eventually offered goods and services.

Use of editorial, promotional and contact services
(either than legal ones)

Tonucci & Partners disclaims any responsibility for information (textual or graphic), documents or materials inserted by third parties on the Portal when availing of special (i.e. Clients and Company Matching, Careers, etc.) general services (hereinafter “General Services"), even in case such contents could be available to users in editorial services offered by Tonucci & Partners.

Users agree that all information, data, software, music, sound, photographs, images, videos, messages or any other material ("Contents"), weather publicly accessible or privately transmitted, fall in the sole responsibility of the persons providing such Contents. Therefore, Users, and not Tonucci & Partners, take the full and sole responsibility for any Content uploaded, published, send via e-mail, or in any other way transmitted or diffused through the Portal.

Users agree to avoid using Services or General Services or any other service, or functionality of the Portal to: a. upload, publish, privately send or in any other way diffuse or transmit Contents that could be illicit, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory and/or slanderous , vulgar, obscene, violating other people privacy, racist, class-related, or anyway reprehensible; b. be harmful, in any way, to minors; c. forging identities, for example by impersonating representatives of Tonucci & Partners, or lying about the relation with other subjects; d. create letterheads or in other way manipulate distinctive signs or instructions in order to counterfeit the origin of the Content transmitted or diffused through the Services, the General Services or any other type of functionality available on the Portal; e. upload, publish, privately send or in any other way transmit or diffuse a Content without holding the right to do so according to law provisions, to contract or fiduciary relations (i.e. private information, confidential information in connection with a job task or protected by a confidentiality agreement); f. upload, publish, privately or in any other way transmit or diffuse a Content involving the infringement of patents, trademarks, secrets, copyrights, or other industrial and/or intellectual property rights of third parties ("Rights"); g. upload, publish, privately or in any other way transmit or diffuse advertising, promotional material, "junk mail", "spam", chain letters, pyramidal schemes, or any other form of unsolicited or unauthorized communication; h. upload, post, privately send or in any other way transmit any kind of material containing viruses or scripts, file or programs created to discontinue, destroy or limit third parties software, hardware or telecommunications systems; i. interrupt the normal progress of dialogues, induce a video-streaming overload disabling Users from typing or, anyway, act in a way to limit the capacity of other users to interact in real time; j. interfere or interrupt the Services and/or the servers connected to the Services; k. violate, either on purpose or effect, any applicable law or regulation; l. haunt or in any other way harass third parties, collect or store personal data of other users.

Linking to or from other internet resources

The Portal could set links (hereinafter "links") to other websites or Internet resources.
Users realize and recognize that Tonucci & Partners cannot be held responsible for the correct functioning of such web sites or external resources.

Hyper-textual links and any other kind of link to the Portal cannot be set without the express written authorization of Tonucci & Partners. However, setting such links, even upon authorization, does not imply any responsibility for Tonucci & Partners, and it is clearly understood that Tonucci & Partners has the right to request at any time for their removal.

Tonucci & Partners has no duty to control, and effectively does not control, the content of such web sites and disclaims all responsibilities for the content and/or the material, even for the advertising material, diffused on such web sites or external resources or for products or services available on it. Such products or services cannot be considered in any way sponsored, approved, or supported by Tonucci & Partners and Users take then the sole and full responsibility for the use and purchase of the aforementioned products or services.

Intellectual and Industrial Property

The terms and conditions of use for issues in conformity with the protection of Intellectual and Industrial Property are specified in the Disclaimer Copyright document that Users agree to have read and accepted.

Personal Data protection on the web site

Tonucci & Partners states that data processing of User's personal data collected in connection navigation and/or utilization of Services, General Services and any other functionality of the Portal will be performed fully abiding by the restrictions and obligations set out in the Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, n. 196 (“Testo Unico delle norme in materia di tutela dei dati personali”), hereinafter “Data Protection Code” or “Code”) complying with the modalities and the aims provided for in the Informative (click to display the Informative), that Users agree to have carefully read.

Amendments, applicable law and jurisdictione

Tonucci & Partners reserves at any time the right to modify the Portal and to amend the present General Conditions and Particular Conditions. Users shall always refer to the actual version of the General Conditions and Particular Conditions text published at the time of consultation.

General Conditions and Particular Conditions of use and relations between Portal Users and Tonucci & Partners are subject to Italian Law and come under Italian jurisdiction. Any dispute arising between Users and Tonucci & Partners in connection with the use of the Portal and/or Services and/or General Services will be submitted to the Italian jurisdiction and will be of exclusive territorial competence of the Forum of Rome (Foro di Roma), within the limits set in the article 5.1 of the Rome Convention of 1980 and in the articles 14 and 15 of the Convention of Brussels as well as, when applicable, in the Regulation (EC) n. 44/2001 of the 2000 December 22 Europe Council.

Whenever General Conditions and/or Particular Conditions provisions should be considered invalid or unenforceable, those provisions will be anyway interpreted to highlight the common intentions of Users and Tonucci & Partners, in accordance with the rest of General Condition and the Particular Condition’s provisions.

The eventual non-exercise by Tonucci & Partners of rights and provisions set in the General Conditions and/or Particular Condition shall in no way constitute a renunciation to those selves unless an express written statement of Tonucci & Partners.


Tonucci & Partners welcomes User’s comments and suggestions on Portal and/or Services. Users may contact the Portal webmaster at: or write to the Firm geographical address. All suggestion or information gathered by Tonucci & Partners in this way will be treated as un-confidential information and can be used without limitations. Users will be held responsible if the information supplied to Tonucci & Partners violates third parties rights.