Terms and Conditions


TERMS OF USE
 
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.networkedlaw.com ("our site").
 
Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.
 
INFORMATION ABOUT US
 
Our site is operated by The Law Firm Network ("We", "Us", "Our").
 
The Law Firm Network offers businesses an alternative to global law firms: successful independent law firms working together, in an integrated way, offering choice, competitive pricing and local knowledge.
 
Our address for general correspondence is Grovedale, Ballycorus Road, Kilternan, Dublin 18, Ireland.
 
Our telephone number is +353 86 81 22 994.
 
 
ACCESSING OUR SITE
 
We permit access to our site on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
 
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
 
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
 
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Copyright laws and treaties around the world protect those works. All such rights are reserved.
 
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
 
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
 
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
 
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
 
If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
 
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
 
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to legal or other advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
 
Please contact us if you need a comprehensive and up-to-date statement of the relevant English law or advice on your particular circumstances.
 
OUR LIABILITY
 
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude:
 
A) All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
 
B) Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
 
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
 
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE
 
We process information about you in accordance with ourprivacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
 
LINKING TO OUR SITE
 
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
 
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
 
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to [email protected].
 
LINKS FROM OUR SITE
 
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
 
OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY
 
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
 
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
 
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
 
These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.
 
VARIATIONS
 
We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.
 
 
Thank you for visiting our site.
 
 
PRIVACY POLICY
 
The Law Firm Network ("We", "Us", "Our") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
 
This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.
 
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
 
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
 
We only collect personal information from you when you voluntarily submit it. This may be when you request from us any assistance or any referral to a law firm within our global network, complete a survey or if you report a problem with our site. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
 
We may also collect details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access. 
 
IP ADDRESS AND COOKIES
 
We may want to record information about your usage of our website which may be stored directly by us and/or indirectly through third-party service providers, generally this will be anonymous other than identifying the internet address that you are accessing the internet from, some general browser and computer detail and may include search terms that you have used to reach our website and navigate within it.

Where the service between us requires the storage of identifiable information, we will ask your consent to the storage of this information, which may be on your computer, or our systems, or a third-party service provider; we will make clear what personal information we are storing, such as email addresses. 

The information that is stored on your computer is written to one or more files called “Cookies”.  Cookies may be present only for the duration of your visit to our website or they may be persistent for the duration of your internet usage or of longer duration where they relate to providing a customised browsing experience or service for you on our website. 

The following cookies are used on our site for the purposes described:

Company / provider

Cookie name

Duration

Purpose

Concrete5

CONCRETE5

At end of session

Concrete5 uses cookies for the content management of the website. These are used for storing session server data.

Google Analytics

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2 years

30 minutes

At end of session

6 months

Google uses cookies only for tracking visitor sessions and identifying new visitors from returning visitors. When a visitor visits a website, the web server records the visit information to the web server’s log file, and when Google performs an analysis of a web log it can identify the use of cookies by visitors. It does not collect personal identifiable information.

Most internet browsing software will allow you to control the acceptance and storage of Cookies and should you wish to do this, you should refer to the help available within each browser’s menu options.

For further information about cookies, their control or management please go to Information Commissioner’s Office guidance via the following link ICO Guidance.

Restricting Cookie acceptance and storage will affect the way in which you will interact with our website and the quality of the material you will view. Continuing to use our website will be treated as your consent to our use of the cookies for the purposes described above.

 
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
 
We use information held about you in the following ways:
 
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
 
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes; and
 
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
 
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
 
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.