Using our website
Terms of website use
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Accessing our site
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice to you. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Our site is directed to people residing in Ireland. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside Ireland, you do so at your own risk.
Your account and password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that take place under your account.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it including but not limited to all information, communications, software, scripting, photographs, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images, trademarks, trade names, logos and other material and services found on our site (“IP Content”). This IP Content is protected by copyright, trade mark, (inter alia SKARGARDS, REGAL) database, sui generis rights and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must not make alterations, copies, extractions, modifications or additions to the IP Content on our site and you must not sell, copy, disseminate, licence or misuse any IP Content in any way. You must not use any graphics separately from any accompanying text. If you want to re-publish, extract, reproduce, disseminate or otherwise use the IP Content, you must contact us in advance for permission.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of IP Content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the IP Content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Please contact us to obtain up to date information.
Limitation of our liability
You acknowledge that neither we nor third parties connected to us shall be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, that may result from interruption or interception of communications or unauthorised access or hacking. We cannot guarantee the privacy and security of such communications.
Use of our site 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 our site and/or any content.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or inability to use, our site; or
use of or reliance on any Content displayed on our site.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You may not use our site in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair it, its server, or the networks connected to the server or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment or our site and the services on it.
You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under law. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
You must not post or transfer to our website (nor include in any message) any material that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We may restrict you from linking to our site without notice if we consider that a link is prejudicial to our interests.
Third party links and resources in our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and do not mean we endorse, authorise or sponsor these websites nor does it mean that we are affiliated with the third party website’s owners or sponsors.
Your use of third party website is subject to the terms and conditions of use contained within each of those website. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Information about You and Your Visits to Our Site
Other than personally identifiable information about you, any material you transmit or post to our site shall be considered as non-confidential and non-proprietary. We shall have no obligations with respect to such material. We and our assignees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial and non-commercial purposes.
If any provision of this agreement (or part of a provision) is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions shall remain in force.
If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable or legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with the minimum modification necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable.