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By accessing and using the website of Brian J. O’Connor ("the site") you agree to the Disclaimer, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


Whilst every care has been taken to ensure its accuracy, the information contained in this website is provided for general information purposes only and does not, nor should it be taken to, constitute legal or other professional advice from Brian J. O’Connor. Brian J. O’Connor accepts no responsibility or liability for any action taken in reliance on the information contained in this website and recommends that specific legal advice is sought on every matter. Brian J. O’Connor expressly prohibits links to this site from other websites without his prior written prior authorisation. Brian J. O’Connor is not responsible nor accepts any liability for the content of external internet sites which link to this site or which are linked from it.

PRIVACY POLICY – (Last updated March 2014)

For the purposes of the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2003 Brian J. O’Connor ('I' or 'me') is the 'data controller' (i.e. is responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal data). I may collect, retain and process the following data:

I will obtain personal data about you such as your name and address whenever you email me or contact me. I may also obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it in your communication to me. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to my processing same. If any person contacts me via phone, email, post or otherwise, I may keep a record of that communication. Where you come before me as an appearer, I will keep a file on you as an appearer together with all relevant details, as required of me by law. Where you are an appearer, contractor, employee or supplier, I may keep a file of our interactions and any contracts or agreements we have made. I may keep details of visits to my website including, but not limited to, IP addresses, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. This is statistical data about my users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

I will use information held about you in the following ways:

To maintain a record of your relationship with me. To carry out my obligations arising from any contracts or agreements entered into between you and me. To provide you with information or services that you request from me or to provide you with information about other services I offer that are similar to those that you have already availed of or enquired about. To notify you about changes to my services. To ensure that content from my website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. I may also provide third parties with aggregate information about my users that does not identify them.

The data that I collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA“). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. I will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Whilst I will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason I cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which is transferred from you or to you via the internet.

I may disclose your personal information to other third parties:

Where you give me permission to do so. In the event that I sell or buy any part or future part of my business or assets, in which case I may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets and your personal data may eventually be transferred to any new owner. If I am under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply my Terms and Conditions of Use and other agreements. To protect the rights, property, or safety of myself, my staff or others.

My website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of my website. This helps me to provide you with a good experience when you browse my website and also allows me to improve my site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to my use of cookies. They allow me to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around my website when they are using it. This helps me to improve the way my website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of my website.

You have the right to ask me not to process personal data. The Acts gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Acts. Any access request may be subject to a fee of €6.35 to meet my costs of providing you with details of the information I hold about you.

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

Any changes I may make to my privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to


I may change the Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy at any time and without notice. By continuing to use this website you accept the Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy, including any changes.

Copyright of the content of this website is the property of Brian J. O’Connor. You may access, view and print out any content from the site for your personal and non-commercial use only. All other use, printing, copying, storing or reproduction of the site and it's content is prohibited without my prior written consent.