Terms And Conditions

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

Your use of this website is subject to our terms and conditions of use set out below, and by using this website you are agreeing, and you are signifying your agreement, to be bound by these terms and conditions. Reference to the "CT" in these terms and conditions of use refers to The Connacht Tribune (the Publisher). If you do not read our terms and conditions of use, you should not use this website.

CT reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions at any time by placing an altered set of such terms and conditions on the web site which shall be effected upon placement thereon. The use of the web site at any time after such amendment would be regarded as full acceptance by you of the altered terms and conditions governing the use of the web site and the services provided.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Copyright and Reproduction Notice and Limited License

The information, content, graphics, text, sounds, images, buttons, trade marks, service marks, trade names and logos (the "Materials") contained in this website are protected by copyright, trade mark, database right, sui generis right and other intellectual property laws, under national laws and international treaties. You are granted a limited license solely for your own personal, non-commercial use to refer to, bookmark or point to any page within this website, and to download the Materials contained on this website to a single personal computer, and to print a single hard copy of the Materials contained on this website for your own personal reference, provided however that all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices are left intact. The grant of this limited licence is conditional on your agreement to, and compliance with, all of these terms and conditions of use. Any other use of the Materials on this website, including any form of copying or reproduction (for any purposes other than those noted above) modification, distribution, re-publication, extraction, re-utilisation, incorporation or integration with other materials or works or re-delivery using framing technology, without the prior written permission of CT, is strictly prohibited and is in violation of the proprietary rights of CT.

Booking of Ads "Place Your Ad"

Advertisement copy shall be legal, decent, honest and truthful; shall comply with the code of the Institute of Advertising Practioners of Ireland, and all other Codes under the general supervision of the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland: and shall comply with the requirements of current legislation.

While every endeavour will be made to meet the wishes of Advertisers, the Publisher does not guarantee the insertion, the position, or the colour of any particular advertisement.

The Publisher does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by (a) an error, inaccuracy or omission in the printing of the advertisement: (b) for any failure to publish an advertisement on the date or dates specified by the Advertiser: (c) for the publication of an advertisement on the date or dates specified by the Advertiser whether the actual date be earlier or later than the date or dates specified: and/or in respect of any loss or damage alleged to have arisen through delay in forwarding or omission to forward replies to Box Numbers to the Advertiser, however caused.

The Publisher reserves the right to omit, suspend, or change the position of any advertisement, even if it has already been accepted for publication.

The Publisher reserves the right to make any alteration it considers necessary or desirable in an advertisement and to require artwork or copy to be amended to meet its approval.

The Advertiser shall be responsible for checking an advertisement on each occasion that it is published. If the Company is shown to have made an error or inaccuracy in the insertion of or omission to insert any advertisement it shall make a refund or adjustment to the cost of the advertisement at a rate agreed between the Company and the Advertiser. No refund or adjustment will be made if the error or inaccuracy does not materially affect the cost or detract from the advertisement.

The Publisher reserves the right to increase advertisement rates at any time or to amend the terms of contract as regards space or frequency of insertion. In such event the Advertiser has the option of cancelling the balance of the contract without surcharge. If the Advertiser cancels the balance of a contract, except in the circumstances stated all unearned series discounts will be surcharged. The Publisher reserves the right of surcharge in the event of insertions not being completed within the contractual period.

The Advertiser/Advertising Agency agrees to indemnify the Publisher in respect of all costs, damages, or other charges falling upon the newspaper as the result of legal actions or threatened legal actions arising from the publication of the advertisement, or any one or more of the series of advertisements, published in accordance with the copy instructions supplied to the newspaper in pursuance of the Advertiser's/Advertising Agency's order. In any case where a claim is made against the newspaper or the newspaper is used in litigation the Advertiser/Advertising Agency may ultimately be liable under the terms hereof, notice in writing shall be given to the Advertiser/Advertising Agency, and consultation shall take place before any expense is incurred or the claim is settled or the case is defended or otherwise disposed of.

Copy must be supplied without application from the Publisher. In the event of copy instructions not being received by the copy date the Publisher reserves the right to repeat copy last used. The Publisher cannot accept changes in dates of insertion unless these are confirmed in writing in time for the change to be made. The Publisher reserves the right to charge for any additional expense involved in such changes.

The placing of an order for the insertion of an advertisement shall amount to an acceptance of the above conditions and any conditions stipulated on an Agency's order form or elsewhere by an Agency or an Advertiser shall be void insofar as they are in conflict with them.

Lineage advertisements must be pre-paid and refunds on cancellation are not given.

The Connacht Tribune reserves the right to publish advertisements in any of its other publications.

Refunds cannot be given on cancellations of advertisements which have already been published in any of our publications or on our Internet Web site.

Software Limited Licence

If you download any software from this website, the software, including any images or files incorporated in or generated by the software, and any data accompanying the software (collectively the "Software") are subject to the limited licence set out above. You may not distribute, sell or transmit the Software, and you are not permitted to alter, modify or adapt the Software, including but not limited to translating, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling or creating derivative works, or to reduce the Software to any other form.

Hypertext links to this website by other users and websites are permitted provided that the link to this website is in a simple list of companies by pointing to www.galwaynews.ie. This limited licence entitles other users and websites to link to these home pagse only, and linking to other content on or information in this website is prohibited without CT's express written consent.

Intellectual Property Rights Notice

www.galwaynews.ie is a trademark of The Connacht Tribune. All other trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos contained in this website belong to their respective owners.

CT and/or its suppliers (as the case may be) retain all right, title, interest and intellectual property rights in and to the Materials and the Software. Nothing in these terms and conditions of use shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any licence or right under any copyright, patent, trade mark, database right, sui generis right or other intellectual property or proprietary interest of www.galwaynews.ie.. CT, its affiliates or any third party.

Disclaimers

All use by you of this website is at your own risk. You assume complete responsibility for, and for all risk of loss resulting from, your downloading and/or using of, or referring to or relying on, Materials, Software, or any other information obtained from your use of this website. You agree that CT and providers of telecommunications and network services to CT will not be liable for damages arising out of your use or your inability to use this website, and you hereby waive any and all claims with respect thereto, and whether based on contract, tort or other grounds.

This website is available to all users "as is" without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. CT makes no representations, warranties or undertakings that this website, or the server that makes it available, will be free from defects, including, but not limited to viruses or other harmful elements. CT accepts no liability for any infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorised access, intervention, alteration or use, fraud, theft, technical failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, or any event or occurrence beyond the control of CT, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness and integrity or proper conduct of any aspect of this website. There are certain inherent risks in using the Internet and the World Wide Web. CTmakes no representations, warranties or undertakings about:-

Any of the Materials or Software on this website, including without limitation, their accuracy, their completeness or their merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose; or

Any content of or information on any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through this website or from which this website is referred to or accessed by hypertext link ("third party site"). CT does not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will CT have any liability in connection with any third party site (including but not limited to liability arising out of any allegation that the content of or information on any third party site infringes any law or the rights of any person or entity). No judgment or warranty is made with respect to the accuracy, timeliness or suitability of the content of any third party site, and any and all liability, which might arise out of, or in connection with, your use or reliance on the content of or information on, or the performance of, any third party site is excluded.

Any content or information received on or via this website should not be relied on for important personal, financial or business decisions, and you should consult an appropriate professional for advice which is specifically tailored to your particular circumstances. You acknowledge and understand that CT may have opinions from time to time with regard to any of the content of or information on this website which may be different from those obtained by using or accessing the content of and information on this website, and that CT is not advising you in relation to the nature, potential, value or suitability of any particular asset or security, portfolio of assets or securities, transactions, investment strategy or other matter, and that no mention of a particular asset or security on this website constitutes a recommendation to buy, sell or hold that or any other asset or security. Content and information received via this website is supplied by sources believed to be reliable. However, calculations made using such data, and opinions expressed in relation to such data, are not guaranteed by these sources, CT, or any other person or entity, and may not be complete.

CT reserve the right to change the content, presentation, performance, user facilities and availability of any part of this website at its sole discretion, including these terms and conditions of use, and you should check these terms and conditions of use regularly for any changes.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, neither CT nor any of its directors, employees, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for loss or damages arising out of or in connection with your use of, or your inability to use, the Materials, Software and/or facilities or services offered through this website, including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss or damages, loss of data, income, profit or opportunity, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties, even if CT has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages, or such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable.

Data Protection, Registration and Privacy Statement

CT and its associated companies respect your right to privacy. Visitors should be aware that each time they visit a website two general levels of information about their visit can be retained. The first level comprises statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate and non-individual specific basis of all browsers who visit the site, and the second is information that is personal or particular to a specific visitor who knowingly chooses to provide that information. CT's policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our Customers and will never willfully disclose individually identifiable information about its Customers to any third party without first receiving that Customer's permission.

The statistical and analytical information provides us with general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this site; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this site and the page in the site at which they exited. This information helps us monitor traffic on our website so that we can manage the site's capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of this site are most popular, and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site.

This statistical and analytical information and data can be collected through the standard operation of our internet servers and logs as well as "cookies". "Cookies" are small text files that a website can use in order to recognise visitors who revisit a site so as to facilitate their ongoing access to and use of the site. It enables usage behaviour to be tracked and aggregate data to be compiled that would facilitate more targeted advertising and improved content. Typically, cookies involve the assigning of a unique number to the visitor. Visitors should be aware that www.galwaynews.ie are unable to control the use of cookies or the resulting information by other third parties such as advertisers or parties hosting data for CT. One simple way to prevent the use of cookies it to activate the facility that is available in most web browsers that enables the user to deny or accept cookies. However, visitors should realise that certain cookies may be necessary in order to provide the visitor with certain features such as the customised delivery of certain information.

Throughout this website you may have an opportunity to send us information relating to you such as through the "contact us" pages or any other area where you may send e-mails, request brochures, enter contests or respond to any promotions. By choosing to participate in these, you will be providing us with some level of personal information relating to you. This information will only be used by CT for :-

the purposes for which it was provided by you;

verification purposes and statistical analysis;

to provide you with details of products, services, contests, competitions or promotions being provided or run by CT or any of its associated companies or any third party that we may select and which we may think would be of interest to you, unless you have otherwise specifically opted not to receive this information.

You undertake to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Services registration form (the "Registration Data"); and maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You are aware that registration on www.galwaynews.ie enables you to use the same username and password details to access a range of selected websites operated by The Connacht Tribune.

You agree, warrant and undertake not to make use of the site in such a way as to:
a) allow directly or indirectly the use of the site for the purpose of gaining information about any other persons without their consent;
b) place, publish, transmit, transfer or otherwise communicate any information, data, software or programme which contains any virus, worm or other material which is capable of being harmful or damaging to others;
c) be in breach of any legislation governing an individual's privacy including but not limited to the Data Protections Acts as may be amended from time to time;
d) interfere or obtain any unauthorised access to the web site of other users or customers of the site.

Third Party Sites

Links may be provided by CT to other websites that offer goods and services for sale. When you place an order for the purchase of goods and services on those websites, your contractual relationship will be with the merchant selling those goods or providing those services and will be subject to the terms and conditions, if any, made available to you by the merchant. Place Your Ad will not be a party to any such contract and accepts no responsibility for non-delivery or delayed delivery of any such good or service (whether in whole or part) whether as regards the nature, quality or merchantability of such good or service, the fitness for the purpose for which they have been sold or for any other purpose.

Governing Law

This website is controlled and operated by CT from Ireland. CT does not make any representation that Materials Software and/or the facilities or services offered through this website are appropriate or suitable for use in countries other than Ireland, or that they comply with any legal or regulatory requirements of such other countries. In accessing this website, you do so at your own risk and on your own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, to the extent any local laws are applicable. It is prohibited to make this website, the Materials Software, and/or facilities or services offered through this website or any part of them, available in your country, or to you (whether by reason of nationality, residence or otherwise), this website, the Materials Software and/or facilities or services offered through this website or any part of them are not directed at you. These terms and conditions of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland, and you hereby agree for the benefit of CT, and without prejudice to the right of CT to take proceedings in relation to these terms and conditions of use before any other court of competent jurisdiction, that the courts of Ireland shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any action or proceedings that may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions of use, and for such purposes you irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.

Miscellaneous

Any waiver of any provision of these terms and conditions must be in writing and signed by CT to be valid. A waiver of any provision hereunder shall not operate as a waiver of any other provision, or a continuing waiver of the same provision in the future. If any court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms and conditions to be void or unenforceable for any reason, then such provision shall be ineffective to the extent of the court's finding without affecting the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These terms and conditions represent the entire understanding and agreement between you and CT relating to use of their websites, and supersede any and all prior statements, understandings or agreements whether oral or written, .

If you are dissatisfied with the above web site or any information posted thereon or with any terms or conditions of this agreement, your sole and exclusive remedy is discontinue using this web site.

Termination/Access Restriction

You acknowledge that CT reserves the right to terminate or delete your accounts or service within www.galwaynews.ie if they are "inactive" for an extended period of time. "Inactive" means that you have not signed into the CT service for an extended period of time, as determined by CT, in its sole discretion. The amount of time that CT currently considers as an "extended" period of time is 3 months.

SENTINEL FREE Buy or Sell Promotion

* This is a promotional offer for Classified ads.
* The offer relates only to items to sell or buy, and is for non-trade private advertisers only. The Free offer is for up to
   15 words including contact no. Additional words will be charged at 25c per word inclusive of vat. Additional options
   will be charged as follows: Box No. €5.00; Black Surround (border) €2.00; Photo €5.00.
* Contact name and address must be supplied.
* The deadline is noon Monday.
* Insertions are limited to the duration of the promotion
* Cancellations of paid ads for multi-week booking: no refunds will be made when an ad is cancelled after it has run for
   one issue.
* The placing of an order will be deemed an acceptance of the above.