Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

This is the website of McDowell Purcell. The following sets out the firm’s practices in respect of information collection and dissemination relating to the website. We recommend that you read this Privacy Statement to ensure that you are fully aware of your rights. By using this website, you are indicating your express acceptance to the terms of this Privacy Statement. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. If you do not agree with or you do not accept any aspect of the Privacy Statement, your sole remedy will be to discontinue use of the website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement from time to time in our sole discretion. Each time you use this website you will be bound by the then current Privacy Statement and accordingly you should review the Privacy Statement each time you use this website.

Privacy & Data Protection

We are committed to protecting the security of your data. We 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 purpose and any reasonably incidental purposes only.

We do not sell or distribute your personal information to third parties for purposes of allowing them to market products and services to you.

Communicating via the internet is not completely secure and sending information to you by other means necessarily involves your personal information passing through or being handled by third-parties. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission of data is at your own risk. Once we receive your personal data, we will use appropriate security measures to seek to prevent unauthorised access.

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 site and the internet address linking to our site.

You have an opportunity to send us information via this website, such as through the “contact us” pages or any other area where you may send e-mails 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 and any reasonably incidental purposes; (ii) verification purposes and statistical analysis; and (iii) marketing and administration purposes.

Removal or alteration of personal data

You may request in writing copies of your data held by us as data controller.  We will provide you with a copy of the data held by us as soon as practicable and in any event no more than 40 days after the request in writing.   We may charge a fee for this which will not exceed €6.35.

You have the right to access your data and to have any inaccuracies in the details we hold corrected. You also have the right to have the information erased if we do not have a legitimate reason for retaining same. We will accede to any such valid requests within 40 calendar days of the receipt of a valid request in writing.

Please send all requests in writing to the Data Protection Compliance Officer, McDowell Purcell, The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7, Ireland or We reserve the right to request you to provide additional information in order to enable us to identify your personal data and/or to verify your identity.

Cookies Policy

This cookies policy describes how McDowell Purcell use “cookies” and other similar technologies, such as pixels and tags, in connection with our website and related online services related to the website.

Please read this cookies policy carefully to ensure that you fully understand how and why we use cookies and related technologies. If you use our website with your browser set to accept cookies, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this policy. You also consent to our use of pixel tags if you choose to sign up for our legal update emails.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories which are are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites. What do McDowell Purcell use cookies for?

We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience and record website usage statistics. We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the design, content and functionality on our website. We use cookies to track the pages you visit using Google Analytics.  No personal information is recorded during this process.

Do I have to agree to McDowell Purcell’ use of cookies?

No. If you do not consent to our use of cookies, you can configure your browser settings to reject cookies. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your web browser. You should note that by deleting or blocking cookies, parts of the website may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.

If you use our website with your web browser set to accept cookies, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this cookies policy. If you do not accept our use of cookies or you wish to withdraw your consent to our use of cookies at any time, you should either (i) immediately stop using our services or (ii) use the settings described above to reject cookies.

If you sign up for our legal updates, you consent to our use of pixel tags in emails that we may send to you. You may withdraw this consent at any time by unsubscribing from our mailing list.


We take our security responsibilities seriously, employing the most appropriate physical and technical measures. We review our security policy regularly.

Copyright Notice and Licence

The information, content, graphics, text, images, trademarks, trade names and logos contained on this website are protected by copyright, trade mark, database right, sui generis right and other intellectual property laws under national laws and international treaties.

This website may be copied for the purpose of viewing, but may not be permanently stored or copied for further distribution.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other website (the “Third Party Websites”). If you follow a link to any of Third Party Websites, please note that the Third Party Websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies.  Please check the Third Party Websites’ policies before you submit any personal data to the Third Party Websites.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

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


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.


The material contained in this website is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice nor is it intended to create a solicitor-client relationship. Visitors are advised to seek specific legal advice on any particular matter.

Any and all information is subject to change without notice. No liability whatsoever is accepted by McDowell Purcell for any action taken in reliance on the information on this site or as a consequence of accessing this site.

If you require legal advice or you wish to be placed on our mailing list for any legal updates in respect of any area of law referred to on our website, please do not hesitate to email us at

Contacting us

If you have any questions, comments requests or complaints  about this Privacy Statement please contact  our Data Protection Compliance Officer Manager of Administration McDowell Purcell, The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7, Ireland or