E-Discovery Ireland 2012

2nd Annual E-Discovery and Digital Evidence Conference

Website Operator

This website, “ediscovery.ie”, is operated by Cernam, an Irish-registered private limited company having the registration number 446656 and a registered address of Deloitte & Touche House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.

Terms & Conditions

Your Acceptance of these Terms

These terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) govern your use of the “ediscovery.ie” website, whether or not you wish to avail of the services offered or are simply browsing. By accessing and using this website you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Please also note that these terms of use contain terms which limit our liability to you and which affect your legal rights. If you do not agree to these terms of use, then you should not access or use the website. None of the provisions of these Terms of Use will be interpreted so as to deprive you of any rights you may have as a consumer under applicable mandatory law.


We may amend these Terms of Use from time to time to update them or make other changes we consider necessary and, therefore, you should check them regularly for updates. Your continued use of the website signifies your acceptance of any revised Terms of Use.

Information Purposes Only

The content of the website is provided for information purposes only, is subject to change and will be updated from time to time without notice to you. Websites may be tampered with by unauthorised persons and accordingly, you should view the information provided as indicative only and subject to confirmation by our staff. Please contact us to obtain up-to-date information.

Invitation to Make an Offer Only

The content of the website does not constitute, and should not be construed as, the terms of a contractual offer.

Intellectual Property and Use of Content

We retain all right, title and interest in the information, communications, software, scripting, photographs, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images, trademarks, trade names, logos and other materials and services found on the website, including its look and feel (collectively, the “Content”). You should note that the Content is by protected copyright, trademark, database right, sui generis rights and other intellectual property laws (as the case may be), under national laws and international treaties.

You may not make alterations, copies, extractions, modifications, or additions to the Content on this site, or sell, copy, disseminate or licence it, or misuse the Content in any way. If you want to re-publish, extract, reproduce, disseminate or otherwise use the Content, you must contact us in advance for permission except if otherwise expressly provided in these Terms of Use. This is without prejudice to any rights you may have under applicable mandatory law.

Communication at Own Risk

Email and other methods of transmitting information over the Internet are subject to interference or scrutiny by third parties and should be independently verified. We cannot ensure security and privacy of such communications and all risk in transmitting such communications lies with you.

Browse At Own Risk

Use of the website is entirely at your own risk and you assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use of, viewing, access to, relying on or downloading of the website and / or any Content. You agree that we are not liable for loss or damages arising out of your use, or your inability to use, this website.

This website is provided as is and we make no undertaking, representation or warranty:

(i)  in connection with the completeness or accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any the Content, and therefore, the Content should not in any circumstances be relied upon; and / or

(ii)  that this website or its server is free from defects, errors, viruses, bugs or other harmful elements.

Exclusion of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability to you, however arising, under or in connection with these Terms of Use or your use of the website and the Content, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages, or if such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable. If we have any liability to you, it is in all cases limited in aggregate to one thousand euro (€1,000) only.

Links to Third Party Websites

The website may contain links to third party websites, but this does not mean that we endorse or authorise those websites. Your use of third party websites is subject to the terms and conditions of use contained within each of those websites. We may terminate a link to a third party website at any time. The fact that we provide a link to a third party website does not mean that we endorse, authorise or sponsor that website, nor does it mean that we are affiliated with the third party website’s owners or sponsors.

Prohibited Acts

You may not use the website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the website or any other party’s computer systems or hack or gain unauthorised access to this website and its data. You may not use any automated system or software to extract data from this website for display on any other website or to use it otherwise unless you obtained that information independent of our website.

You must not use the website to transmit to or from the website any potentially unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, tortious, obscene, offensive, hateful, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under law, including, without limitation, any material that you are not entitled to post or transmit, or where such posting or transmission is otherwise in breach of any third party intellectual property rights.

Suspension / Termination of Use

We may at any time, without notice or reason, suspend or terminate your access to the website or any service forming part of the website. We are not liable to you or any third party for any suspension or termination of access to the website.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use (and other documents referred to in them) represent the entire understanding between you and us concerning the viewing, accessing and use of the website and all prior promises, representations, understandings, arrangements, agreements are revoked.

Irish Law Applies

Ireland is the place of performance in respect of this website. The Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland, and you agree that the courts of Ireland have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any actions or proceedings that may arise out of or in connection with these Terms of Use. However, this does not prevent us from instituting proceedings outside of Ireland.

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy relates to the website “ediscovery.ie” and other electronic services relating to the E-Discovery Ireland conference, including email services and social networking accounts. The purpose of this policy is to outline the information collected and processed in relation to these services.

By accessing the “ediscovery.ie” website or engaging in electronic correspondence regarding the E-Discovery Ireland conference you are accepting the terms of this policy and consenting to the collecting and processing of your information.

Information Collected

In operating the “ediscovery.ie” and providing other electronic services relating to the E-Discovery Ireland conference we collect certain information from the users of these services. This includes information capable of identifying service users, for example names, email addresses, telephone numbers and other identifying information. Other information collected may identify or provide non-identifying information regarding organisations, computer systems or computer networks.

Purposes for Data Processing

Information identifying individuals is collected and processed for the following purposes:

  • To provide information regarding the E-Discovery Ireland conference and related events or initiatives
  • To contact service users regarding orders, queries or other correspondence
  • To provide periodic updates regarding other Cernam events, initiatives and developments
  • To assist with troubleshooting, investigating service disruption and investigating security issues

Information which does not identify individuals is collected and processed for the following purposes:

  • To understand the interests and needs of service users
  • To investigate and improve the performance, functionality and operation of services
  • To assist with troubleshooting, investigating service disruption and investigating security issues

Cernam specifically does not solicit, request or permit the transmission of credit card information through the “ediscovery.ie” website or via email. Service users may not transmit payment information to Cernam via these channels and agree to use Cernam’s designated secure payment providers.

Use of “Cookies”

The “ediscovery.ie” website makes use of multiple temporary cookies, or “session cookies”, which are used solely within the context of a specific session or website visit. The website does not directly set persistent cookies, however certain third-party services incorporated into the website may make use of persistent cookies. Examples include third-party analytics services, specifically Google Analytics, and integrations with social networking sites or other third-party websites.

Users of the “ediscovery.ie” website are not required to enable the automatic integration of content from these third-party services. If the web browser, or other software, used by a service user does not prevent such integration it is possible that persistent cookies will be set. In order to opt out of the integration of third-party services and persistent cookies, service users should make use of browser privacy settings or additional software such as browser plugins.

Third-party Disclosures

We may provide information which does not identify individuals to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of service users, the demographic breakdown of service users or the types of activity in which service users engage. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual partners, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), sponsors, licensees and other associated companies.

We will not disclose information identifying individuals expect where service users have consented to this disclosure or where the disclosure is required in order to fulfil an order, query or other request. We will disclose your information identifying individuals if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.

By placing an online order or otherwise making a booking for any Cernam events you agree that your name and contact details may be shared with any organisation listed as a "co-presenter" for that specific event. You further agree that any such co-presenter organisations shall be treated as an event organiser for the purposes of this privacy policy.

Sale of Assets

We reserve the right to transfer information, including information identifying individuals, to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of assets of Cernam provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this privacy policy.  You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt out.


Information related to the website “ediscovery.ie” and other electronic services relating to the E-Discovery Ireland conference are stored on computer systems operated by Cernam and on third-party services managed by third-parties. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect information gathered by Cernam, in line with the non-sensitive nature of the information involved.

Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data

You may inform us of any changes in your personal information, and in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2002 we will update or delete your information. To request details of personal information held under this policy or to have your information amended or removed from our systems please email. Any such requests may be subject to the fees and other charges permitted at the time.

Changes to this Policy

Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted on the “ediscovery.ie” website and will take effect on the date they are posted unless otherwise stated at the time of publication.