Terms & Conditions

1. Terms of Use

www.irishOsteoporosis.ie is owned and operated by the Irish Osteoporosis Society (hereinafter referred to as IOS). Please read these terms and conditions and the editorial policy carefully, as they are the terms of use for this site as provided by the IOS. These terms and conditions were last updated in September 2007.

1.1 User obligation

Use of this site constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect on the date on which you first use the site. IOS reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online and it is your responsibility to refer to and comply with these terms on accessing the site. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions as modified.

If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of this website and therefore should cease using this website immediately.

If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

1.2 Copyright

All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in irishOsteoporosis.ie (including the design, arrangement, layout and organisation) and all material or content supplied and displayed as part of irishOsteoporosis.ie is owned by, licensed to or permitted to be used by irishOsteoporosis.ie unless otherwise indicated and shall remain at all times the property of IOS or the third party to whom it is attributed. In accessing the site or downloading anything there from, you agree that you do so only for your own personal and non-commercial use and agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notice from materials downloaded from this site or any site accessible through this site without the prior written permission of IOS.

Without the prior written permission of IOS, you may not copy, reproduce, download, post, store (including in any other web site), distribute, transmit, broadcast, commercially exploit or modify in any way the material or content on this site, or any materials accessible through the site, in whole or in part or permit or assist any third party to do so for a use other than personal and non commercial uses.

If such permission is granted, the source of the material must be clearly identified and attributed to irishOsteoporosis.ie and the IOS, the appropriate proprietary rights acknowledged and a link established to irishOsteoporosis.ie subject to our links policy.

However, such permission will not be granted in relation to any material on this site which is attributed as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

1.3 Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for informational and educational purposes only. While it is based on professional advice, published experience, and expert opinion, it does not represent a therapeutic recommendation or prescription. Consult your GP or specialist for any specific medical information or for any medical treatment.

The information contained in this site is provided on a blind-basis, without any knowledge of the reader's medical condition, identity or specific circumstances. The application and impact of the information may vary from person to person. There may also be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in information contained in this website. The IOS is not responsible or liable for any self-diagnosis made by the user of this web site.

With respect to this website, The IOS:
• Makes no express or implied covenants, warranties or representations of any kind regarding any of the information contained on this site;
• Disclaims all liability of any kind for the content of any information transmitted to or received by any individual or entity in connection with such individual or entity's use of this site; and
• Does not endorse or recommend in any way any such information contained in this site.

With respect to any legal issues relating to any of the information or issues contained on this site, you should obtain legal advice from your own licensed, trained, and competent legal adviser(s).

1.4 Limit of liability

IOS is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party websites or material you access through irishOsteoporosis.ie. IOS does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or information on or available from third party websites or material (including payment for and delivery of such products or services). IOS is not responsible for any damage, loss or offence caused by or, in connection with, any content, advertising, products, services or information available on such websites or material. Any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you, the visitor and the relevant provider of the service.

1.5 Links

Linking to this site should be sought by contacting IOS at info@irishOsteoporosis.ie. Written approval is necessary before any link can be established. IOS reserves the right to refuse a link request for any reason whatsoever. Links to irishOsteoporosis.ie are subject to these terms and conditions. All links to irishOsteoporosis.ie must be direct to any complete content page (and not any part of a page) within irishOsteoporosis.ie and must not be viewed within the pages of any other site.

IOS disclaims all liability for any legal or other consequences (including for infringement of third party rights) of links made to irishOsteoporosis.ie.

Please be advised that the IOS:
• Possesses no control whatsoever over such links or any sites linked thereby;
• Makes no express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements of any kind regarding any linked site; and
• Assumes no liability of any kind for information contained in any linked site.

1.6 Service levels

This site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons relating to irishOsteoporosis.ie and/or any of the IOS’s associated partners, products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement being made and without warranty of any kind, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

In no event will IOS and/or third parties be liable for any damages including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages or any damages including, but not limited to, errors or omissions, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever arising from use, loss of use, data or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other action, arising out of or in connection with the use of the site.

IOS does not warrant that the functions contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free or that defects will be corrected or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. IOS does not represent the full functionality, accuracy or reliability of any material.

1.7 Trade Marks

The names, images and logos identifying IOS or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of IOS, its associated companies and/or third parties. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use this site or any Content displayed on this site, through the use of framing, linking or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the third party that may own the trademark or copyright of material displayed on this Site.

1.8 Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified IOS from and against all claims, damages, expenses, costs and liabilities arising in any manner from your entry to and use of irishOsteoporosis.ie other than in accordance with these terms and conditions.

1.9 Law and jurisdiction

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the law of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from that clause and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland. Disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland.

If you have any queries please contact info@irishOsteoporosis.ie


2. Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement applies only to www.irishOsteoporosis.ie, the website of the Irish Osteoporosis Society.

Privacy Statement

irishOsteoporosis.ie will store any personal information collected from this website in accordance with applicable Irish and European Data Protection legislation.

IrishOsteoporosis.ie has taken appropriate measures to keep secure and personal information given by users of this site. Information will not be supplied to any third party, unless permission has been provided by the owner.

What information do we collect and why?

The information collected on this site includes:
• User's IP address, which is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe users' interests in this website (number of visits, etc).
• Cookies are very small text files saved to your computer used to track user navigation around a website. At irishOsteoporosis.ie, cookies may be used to store information on which features have been seen by a user. They are not cross-referenced with any other information such that an individual person could be identified.
• E-mail addresses and/or other contact details which users voluntarily provide by sending email to the IOS through email links on the site in order to:
o Receive information from IOS and/or our partners
o Process membership/ donations
o Request information from the IOS
o Purchase goods and services through our Online shop

irishOsteoporosis.ie will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without prior consent. On all pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.

Your rights

You have the right to access your information held by irishOsteoporosis.ie and where necessary, to have it amended. You can also request not to receive marketing information from irishOsteoporosis.ie by emailing info@irishOsteoporosis.ie

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites that are completely unrelated to irishOsteoporosis.ie. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.