There is no legal
reason why you cannot do your own but you need to be careful.
Firstly, don't copy any off another site
because that is likely to be breach of copyright or plagiarism.
The more work you
do on this, the less you will pay a solicitor.
would be to get the terms and conditions off another high profile online
business and look at each individual point made in those terms and conditions.
What you then do
is do your own terms and conditions,
in a different order and completely different words but covering all
the same points.
will have access to one that they prepared earlier or to a precedent so it
might be worthwhile ringing around half a dozen commercial firms and asking for
If they have to
make a lot of amendments, could be talking about a couple of thousand pounds, or
If you are going
to do a lot of this work yourself and use another website terms and conditions
(perhaps from one of the large builders merchants that does kitchens online), you
need to make sure that anyone looking at your terms and conditions would not
think that they had been copied from somewhere else.
Once you have put
all that together, if you are doing it yourself, you can then get a solicitor
to look at it which may be cheaper.
It is essential
on the website, before anybody proceeds toward anything that they accept your
terms and conditions.
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