This statement relates to the privacy practices of McCann FitzGerald in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites.  Any external links to other websites will be identifiable as such.

General Statement

McCann FitzGerald fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear knowledge and permission.  Any personal information which you volunteer to McCann FitzGerald will be processed in accordance with applicable data protection law including, with effect from 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

Collection and Use of Personal Information 

We will not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.  The information we collect depends on what you do when visiting our site.

If you visit our site to browse, read or download, certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service provider. This information may include: the IP address from which you access our website; the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net); the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time of your access to our site; the pages you visit; and any previous website address from which you reached us, including any search terms used. 

We also use cookies to facilitate the use of our website. For more information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, see our Cookies policy.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the type of technology that our visitors use.  We do not track or record information about individuals on their visits.  We may compile and report aggregate statistics about our users in terms of numbers, traffic patterns and related site information.  Any such statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

You may choose to provide us with personal data (e.g. name, e-mail, postal address or other contact details) in an e-mail message to the address listed on our site.  We use these details solely for the purpose for which you provided them (e.g. responding to your query, sending you legal updates, e-zines or other news items for which you have signed up, etc).

Right of Access

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to certain restrictions, in relation to your personal data:
1.1    the right to be provided with a copy of your personal data;
1.2    the right to request the rectification and/or erasure of your personal data;
1.3    the right to restrict the use of your personal data;
1.4    the right to object to the processing of your personal data, where we are processing it based on this being necessary for the purposes of our, or of a third party’s, legitimate interests; and
1.5    the right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller, where we are processing the data based on your consent or that this is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.

In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, you can email us at

GDPR Privacy Notice for Clients and Business Contacts

For clients and business contacts click here to view our GDPR Privacy Notice for Clients and Business Contacts.