Terms & Conditions

Mendes, Duarte Rocha & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, Limitada.


Please read the following Terms and Conditions of use (the “Terms”) carefully before using this website (the “Site”). These Terms govern your use of this site and are binding between you and Mendes, Duarte Rocha & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, Limitada. (MDR).

1. Purpose of this Site and Disclaimer
Mendes, Duarte Rocha & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, Limitada, provides this website to visitors (“You”) solely for informational, non-professional and non-commercial use. Nothing displayed on the Site is intended to constitute legal advice. The information contained on the Site is not privileged and does not create an attorney-client relationship with MDR or with any of its lawyers. The Site is not an offer to represent You, and You should not act, or refrain from acting, based on any information contained on the Site.

2. Acceptance of Terms
Your use of the Site constitutes Your full legal acceptance of each of these Terms, to the same extent as if You had signed this Agreement. If You do not agree to these terms, do not use the site.

3. Limited Authorization to Use Protected Material
MDR grants You permission to display, download, and reproduce information posted on the Site (“Information”) subject to your agreement to abide by the following conditions: You may display, download, and reproduce the Information solely for Your personal, non-commercial purposes. You must retain and reproduce each copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any of the Information You display, download, or reproduce. With the exception of the foregoing limited authorization, You are not granted any license to or right in the Information on this Site, nor may You modify, transmit, reproduce, distribute, publish, transfer, sell or otherwise use any Information obtained from or through the Site.

This Site contains or references trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, logos or other proprietary rights of MDR. The Information and Intellectual Property on the Site are the exclusive property of MDR. MDR also owns a copyright in the Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination and arrangements of the Site's content. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, You are not granted any license to use, or right in, any Information on this Site. Non-compliance relating to displaying, downloading and reproduction of the Information, and the use of the Intellectual Property displayed or otherwise made available on the Site, constitutes a material breach of these Terms and entails immediate forfeiture of the above limited authorization.

Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by MDR. The use of these images by You, or anyone else authorized by You, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms or by specific permission provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws regulating privacy and advertising or publicity and potentially other statutes and regulations.

The Site also contains or references the intellectual property of third parties. No license or permission is granted herein with respect to any of this information.

4. Accuracy, Limitation of Liability and Exclusion of Warranties
MDR shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that all information contained on the Site is accurate and up to date. Nevertheless, your use and browsing of this Site is exclusively at your own risk and this Site is provided to You as it is. MDR makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the use of this Site and the materials contained herein. MDR expressly disclaims any express or implied warranty of accuracy or quality and any implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third parties’ rights and assumes no liability for any errors and/or omissions in the information contained in this Site.

MDR also expressly disclaims any liability for any damage to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property as you access or browse the site or download material from the site.

Under no circumstances shall MDR be liable for any indirect or consequential damages whether in contract or tort, which may result from its acts or any failure to act under this agreement even if MDR has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

5. Links to Third Party Sites
This Site may contain links to other websites or frame information from other websites that are not under the control of MDR. MDR is providing these links and/or frames to You only as a convenience.

MDR makes no endorsements, warranties or representations of any kind whatsoever regarding those sites, including the products, software, materials, services, content or accuracy or appropriateness of content on such linked web sites. Your decision to access any such other web sites shall be entirely at your own risk and discretion. In particular, You should take into consideration that the policies of other sites linked to the MDR site may be materially different than our terms, especially with respect to the use and collection of personal information. No permission is hereby granted to You to link from any other Web site to any portion of this Site, or to frame any content contained on this Site without MDR's prior written permission.

6. Miscellaneous
MDR reserves the right to modify and add to the Terms at any time without prior notice by posting the new Terms and conditions on the Site. You should periodically review these Terms for updates. Use of the Site after such posting of any modifications or additions shall constitute your acceptance of the new Terms as indicated above.

Cookies policy

1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small computer file stored by a website on your computer or mobile device to allow your identification in future accesses, remember your actions and preferences, and improve your browsing experience.

The cookies themselves do not identify the individual user, but only the computer or mobile device used. 

2. What kind of cookies do we use?
MDR uses the following types of cookies:

    1. Session cookies - These are temporary cookies that remain in your internet browser until you leave the website. The information they maintain allows you to safely manage the various operations performed by you during a session in our website.
    2. Permanent Cookies - These are cookies that are stored in the internet browser of your computer or mobile device and are accessed and used whenever you re-visit the website.

The cookies used by MDR have different functions:

    1. Essential Cookies - Some cookies are essential to access specific areas of our website. They allow website navigation and usage of your applications, such as accessing secure areas of the website through login. Without these cookies, certain services cannot be provided. In general, you do not need the consent of the user to install essential cookies on your device when it accesses the website.
    2. Analytical Cookies - They are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to improve the functioning of the website.
    3. Functionality Cookies - They save user preferences regarding website usage, so you do not need to reconfigure the website each time you visit.

The cookies used by MDR may have two types of origin:

    4. First party cookies - These are cookies placed and managed by MDR.
    5. Third Party Cookies - These are cookies placed and managed by third parties. By being controlled by third parties, it is not possible to guarantee that the list below is unchanged. You may, in any case, control or prevent access to these cookies in the terms indicated below.

In the table below, you can obtain information about the cookies MDR uses through its website:


Purpose: enable or optimize the features offered by the website and enhance the browsing experience of the user.
Duration: session cookie
Type of cookie: essential

  • xms_user

Purpose: enable or optimize the features offered by the website and improve the browsing experience of the user
Duration: persistent cookie, deleted within five days
Type of cookie: essential

  • viewed_cookie_policy

Purpose: saves user preferences regarding the cookie bar display.
Duration: persistent cookie, deleted within one year
Type of cookie: functionality

  • _ga

Purpose: used to distinguish users.
Duration: persistent cookie, deleted within two years
Type of cookie: analytical

  • __utma

Purpose: used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and when there is no __utma cookie. The cookie is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.
Duration: persistent cookie, disposed of within two years from analytical definition / update
Type of cookie: analytical

  • __utmb

Purpose: used to determine new sessions / visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and when there is no __utmb cookie. The cookie is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.
Duration: persistent cookie, disposed of within 30 minutes from analytical definition / update
Type of cookie: analytical

  • __utmc

Purpose: not used in ga.js. Defined for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operates in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine if the user is on a new session / visit.
Duration: session cookie
Type of cookie: analytical

  • __utmt_myTracker

Purpose: used to control the request rate.
Duration:  persistent cookie, eliminated within 10 minutes
Type of cookie: analytical

  • __utmz

Purpose: stores traffic source or campaign that explains how the user came to your website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is run and refreshed each time the data is sent to Google Analytics
Duration: persistent cookie, deleted within six months from the setting / update
Type of cookie:  analytical

3. What can you do to control the use of cookies?
Internet browsers allow you to exercise some control over the use of cookies through their settings.

Most browsers allow you to block all cookies or to block cookies from specific websites. Internet browsers can also help you clear cookies when you close them.

However, we caution that this may mean that any preferences set on the website may be lost.

To learn more about cookies, including what cookies are, how to manage them and how to delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which also includes information on how to manage your settings for various browser providers.

4. We are always available for you
Should you have any questions or need any further information regarding the processing of personal data that we carry out based on our cookies, please contact us through the following channels:

  • E-mail: to the e-mail address geral@mdradvogados.com; or
  • Letter: addressed to Tiago Arouca Mendes, Mendes, Duarte Rocha & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, Limitada, Avenida Marginal, 141, Torres Rani, Torre de Escritórios, 8.º piso, Maputo - Mozambique.
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