Website Terms and Conditions

Nothing on the web site accessible via www.goodmanderrick.com, www.gdlaw.co.uk or www.goodmanderrick.co.uk (“Web Site”) constitutes legal advice or gives rise to a solicitor/client relationship. Specialist legal advice should be taken in relation to specific circumstances.

Availability of our Web Site

We will try to make our Web Site available but cannot guarantee that our Web Site will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Web Site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt our computer system, server, Web Site, router or any other internet connected device.

Exclusions

The information on this Web Site is given for general information purposes only we do not give any warranty as to the availability, accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the information and material published on the Web Site and expressly disclaim (to the maximum extent permitted by any applicable law) all liability for any damage or loss resulting from your use of or reliance on the information and material published on the Web Site.

We shall not be liable for any damage (including, without limitation, damage for loss of profits or loss of business) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use this Web Site or any information contained on it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this Web Site or any such information.

We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation that cannot, under English law, be excluded.

General

Copyright in the information on this Web Site belongs to Goodman Derrick LLP, you may print any page or download it to a local hard disk for your personal non commercial use only.

By accessing this Web Site you are deemed to have accepted this disclaimer in full.

This disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Online Privacy Practices

We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from the internet and the services we may be able to market to you. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

We are fully registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”) and ensure we comply with all the protection the Act affords you. Further information on the Act is available on the internet at www.dataprotection.gov.uk.

Registration

We collect the details such as the e-mail address and name (where possible) of visitors to our Web Site, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail and information volunteered by users when they request information such as newsletters or marketing information from us.

What we do with your information

The information we collect is used by us to:

  • contact you for marketing purposes, for example, so that we may provide you with information about the firm and newsletters;
  • to improve the content of our Web Site;
  • to support your relationship with us and fulfill any agreements entered into between you and us;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so; and
  • to notify you about changes to our services.

If you do not want to receive e-mail or correspondence from us in the future, please let us know by contacting us using the details below and telling us that you do not want to receive e-mail or correspondence from Goodman Derrick LLP.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us using the details below. Please provide us with your exact name and address. Please also use the address below if you have any queries regarding the personal information we hold about you, and make sure you clearly mark your communication as a “Data Protection Query”.

Except as set out above, the information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your relationship with us. We will not sell or transfer your personal data to any third parties for direct marketing purposes.

Keeping your Personal Information Safe and Current

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Web Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Cookies

Interested in this issue but short of time? Here's what we think you need to know:

  • We use cookies to make our website easier for you to use
  • We use cookies to help stop our online-forms from being used to send spam-email
  • We use cookies to monitor usage so we can spot trends and make improvements
  • We DO NOT use cookies to identify individuals (and never will)
  • We DO NOT store personal information in cookies

We believe that our use of cookies is necessary for the smooth functioning of the website. We do not believe that they pose any threat to your personal privacy or online security and we recommend that you indicate that you will "allow" cookies. If you "disable" cookies the interactive functions of the website will not operate. For example, data-submission via forms, as well as user-registration, user-login, and many other features of the website can not work fully without using cookies.