Privacy Statement

General

This is the corporate website of William Fry, Solicitors (the "website"). This website is best viewed using Internet Explorer or above, Netscape 6 or Opera 6.5. We have created this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices relating to this website. In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Statement. Each time you use this website you will be bound by the then current Privacy Statement and you should review it each time you use the website to satisfy yourself that you are happy with it.

Acceptance of Privacy Statement

By using this website, you signify acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with or you are not comfortable with any aspect of the Privacy Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the website following notification or posting of such changes will constitute your acceptance of those changes. Therefore you should read the Privacy Statement again each time you visit the website.

Privacy & Data Protection

We respect your rights and do not require you to provide personal information unless you wish to avail of additional features or services. Where data is submitted it will be used for the stated purposes only. Communicating via the Internet and sending information to you by other means necessarily involves your personal information passing through or being handled by third-parties, but we do not sell or distribute without your permission your personal information to third parties for purposes of allowing them to market products and services to you.

Information and Uses

For general web-browsing no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service provider. This information may include the IP and logical address of the server you are using, the top level domain name from which you access the internet (for example .ie, .com, etc), the type of browser you are using, the date and time you access our website and the internet address linking to our website. This information may be used to help us to improve, administer and diagnose problems with our server and website. This information helps us monitor traffic on our website so that we can manage the website's capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of this website are most popular and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the website.

The statistical and analytical information provides general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this website; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this website and the page in the website at which they exited.

Through this website you may have an opportunity to send us information, such as through the "contact us" pages or any other area where you may send e-mails, request brochures or provide feedback. By choosing to participate in these, you might provide us with some personal information. This information will only be used by us for (i) the purposes for which it was provided by you; (ii) verification purposes and statistical analysis; and (iii) marketing and administration purposes.

Removal or alteration of personal data

You have the right to request a copy of the information held by us about you. We may charge a fee for this which will not exceed €6.35. You also have the right to access your data, have changed any inaccuracies in the details we hold about you, the right to object to the use of your data and the right to block any specific uses of your data, by means of a request in writing to Marketing Department, William Fry Solicitors, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland or marketing@williamfry.com

Security

This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. As no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you transfer the data at your own risk. We endeavour to use appropriate security measures.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to collate aggregate information. This is statistical data about how you browse our website. In this website we use Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses cookies and web beacons in connection with the services it provides.

Information about your general Internet usage may be obtained by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Web beacons may also be used and these facilitate the transfer of data from our website to the Google Analytics website. Cookies and web beacons help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They may be used to enable us to:

  • To estimate usage numbers, patterns and related activity.
  • To store information about how you accessed and use our website and your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests.
  • To recognise you when you return to our website.

Information collected may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the website or be unable to avail of any of our services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, cookies will issue when you log on to our website.

Links

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other sites. If you follow a link to any of these sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy statements and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these privacy statements. Please check their privacy statements before you submit any personal data to those sites.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This legal notice and all issues regarding this website are governed by Irish law and are subject to the Irish courts.

General

Delay or failure on our part in enforcing any of our rights shall not constitute a waiver by us of our rights and remedies. If any part of this Privacy Statement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remainder will not be affected.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, our practices relating to the website or your dealing with the website you can contact: Marketing Department, William Fry Solicitors, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. Email: marketing@williamfry.com

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