Last updated 09/01/2020

Terms and Conditions for GDPR Certified Barrister Directory

The Briefed GDPR Certification is achieved by barristers who actively demonstrate an advanced understanding and implementation of GDPR within their own practice. Barristers who display this certification have achieved a high level of competence in a specialist GDPR exam and following a self-certification audit of their barrister practice, meet other core GDPR requirements which protects the integrity and safety of their client information and demonstrate on going dedication to GDPR compliance.The Briefed Directory will display only those barrister members who have successfully achieved their GDPR certification.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Use of this directory constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. Briefed reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time.

Material displayed on the directory may not be copied, reproduced, or republished without the prior written permission of Briefed. Briefed hereby gives formal notice that any person found to be guilty of any abuse of this directory is liable to be pursued for any damage caused, and furthermore any damage caused to the intellectual property rights of Briefed. 

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

All material posted on the directory is intended for information purposes only and does not represent legal advice on which reliance should be placed. Users are hereby placed under notice that they should take appropriate steps to verify such information. No user should act or refrain from acting on the information contained in the directory without first verifying the information and as necessary obtaining legal and/or professional advice.

OUR LIABILITY

Briefed makes no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy of the information contained on the directory. To the extent permitted by law, Briefed expressly excludes all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Briefed expressly disclaims all liability and responsibility for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user arising from any reliance placed on materials posted on the directory by any visitor to the directory and by anyone who may be informed of any of their contents, or from the use or inability to use the directory whether directly or indirectly, resulting from inaccuracies, defects, errors, whether typographical or otherwise, omissions, out of date information or otherwise, even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable and Briefed had been advised of the possibility of the same. Direct, indirect or consequential loss and damage shall include but not be limited to loss of profits or contracts, loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of goodwill, and wasted expenditure or management time.

At all times, Briefed disclaims all liability and responsibility for any direct, indirect or consequential data breach incurred by a barrister. The reliance on the Barrister GDPR Certification by any barrister or any third party to mitigate against any data breach investigation, sanction, and any subsequent consequences arising from such data breach, will at all times remain the liability and responsibility of the individual barrister’s practice. Briefed accepts no liability for any data breach caused by a barrister. The self-certification audit places the liability on the barrister to demonstrate their ongoing GDPR compliance requirements. Briefed accept no responsibility or oversight as to the barristers GDPR ongoing compliance.

Nothing in these Conditions of use shall exclude the Briefed liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence, nor its liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

You agree that for the purposes of this clause, references to us include our shareholders, officers and employees, who shall benefit from this clause as a third party right. This Agreement is the entire agreement between You and Briefed and You agree that it will be subject to the laws of Northern Ireland and that any matter arising out of this agreement will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Northern Irish courts only.