1) TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
3) TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ADVERTISING
1) TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
Information about us
retirementservices.ie & nursinghomesinireland.com are sites operated by Retirement Care Services Limited. We are registered in Ireland under company number 356855.
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
In accessing any part of our site, you agree that any material contained in our site must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. All other rights are reserved and users must seek our permission before making any other use of material contained in our site.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in the material and data on our site. Such rights include, but are not limited to:
(a) unregistered trade mark rights protecting our business and trading names;
(b) database rights protecting the data published on our site;
(c) copyright and design rights in the text and graphics on our site; and
(d) copyright in the software used on our site other than that licensed to us.
You must only use the materials and/or data on our site for personal and non-commercial purposes and in accordance with the terms below.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
We have a social media presence and use Facebook among other social media platforms. Please note that material posted by you to this site may be reposted or promoted by us on our social media platforms on the same conditions as apply to our website and subject to any additional conditions imposed by the platform in question. By posting to our website you are deemed to consent to any reposting or promotion by us using social media.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.This Site is established in Ireland in accordance with and subject to the laws of Ireland and will be governed by the laws of that country. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
1 All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
2 Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: loss of income or revenue or loss of business.
Information about you and your visits to our site
You may link to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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 from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact email@example.com.
Thank you for visiting our site.
Retirement Care Services Limited is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site retirementservices.ie & nursinghomesinireland.com.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
IP addresses and cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to our site.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
To notify you about changes to our service.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
3) TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ADVERTISING
Terms and definitions
These terms shall apply in addition to all other terms and conditions on this site. In the event of a conflict arising out of these terms and any others on the site, the provisions of these terms shall prevail.
For the purposes of these terms, an ‘Advertisement’ refers to all types of advertisements including (without limitation) Banner Advertisements, Enhanced Listings and Press Releases on our website retirementservices.ie & nursinghomesinireland.com
Retirement Care Services accepts the publication of the Advertisements on the terms set out below and by placing an order, the Advertiser (being the person or organisation placing the order for the Advertisement, whether they are the advertiser of the product or service referred to in the Advertisement or the advertising agency or media buyer for such advertiser) accepts and agrees to be bound by these terms in full.
Retirement Care Services currently offer a range of Enhanced Listings in a Banner Advertisement under the following areas:
Nursing Homes, Care Centres & Independent Living…..Click here for details & prices
Home Care Providers………..Click here for details & prices
Suppliers & Services ………..Clickhere for details & prices
All Advertising will be agreed in advance in writing by both the Advertiser and Retirement Care Services.
Retirement Care services reserves the right at any time to change the format of an Enhanced Listing.
Duration of agreements
The start date and duration of Banner Advertisements, Enhanced Listings, Sponsored Categories and Press Releases will be agreed by both Advertiser and Retirement Care Services and to be confirmed via email correspondence between Retirement Care Services and Advertiser. The duration of the agreement will be for 1 year unless otherwise agreed, except for the Superior Advertising packages, which have a duration of 3 months or 1 year unless otherwise agreed.
Without limiting its other rights or remedies, Retirement Care Services may terminate these terms at any time by giving to the Advertiser no less than one (1) months’ prior written notice. On termination of these terms:
(a) the Advertiser will, where applicable, immediately pay to Retirement Care Services any fees that have accrued from the start date of the Advertisements to the date of termination ; and
(b) the accrued rights, remedies, obligations and liabilities of the parties as at expiry or termination shall not be affected, including the right to claim damages in respect of any breach of the Contract which existed at or before the date of termination or expiry.
Content, display, placement and links
The Advertiser will ensure any Advertisements it wishes Retirement Care Services to use will be delivered to Retirement Care Services in a timely manner and in any event on or before such date as Retirement Care Services may notify the Advertiser in writing from time to time and the Advertiser shall be solely responsible for delivering the Advertisements to Retirement Care Services.
Where Retirement Care Services considers an Advertisement to be unsuitable or contrary to these terms, it may, without any liability to the Advertiser, reject, remove or require any Advertisement (or part of it) to be amended.
The Advertiser represents, warrants and undertakes to Retirement Care Services that:
(a) any information supplied in connection with the Advertisement is accurate, complete, true and not misleading;
(b) it has obtained the consent of any living person whose name or image (in whole or in part) is contained in any Advertisement;
(c) the Advertisements are legal, decent, honest and truthful, and comply with all applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice; and
(d) the Advertisements are not libellous or obscene and do not infringe the rights of any person (including any person’s intellectual property rights).
Where the Advertiser is an advertising agency or media buyer, the Advertiser further warrants that it is authorised by the advertiser of a product or service to place the Advertisement with Retirement Care Services and the Advertiser will compensate Retirement Care Services for any claim made by such advertiser against Retirement Care Services.
The placement of Banner Advertisements will be agreed in advance in writing by both the Advertiser and Retirement Care Services.
Banner Advertisements and Enhanced Listings, unless otherwise agreed, will link direct to the Advertisers website, the link of the Banner Advertisement will have a no follow attribute and will pass through a gateway page so that Retirement Care Services can track website statistics.
Fees and payment
The prices for the Advertisements will be set out in the quotation provided by Retirement Care Services, and all prices are inclusive of any VAT chargeable. Retirement Care Services reserves the right to change the prices at any time. Once an order for an Advertisement has been received the order is non-cancellable and non-refundable.
All Banner Advertisements & Enhanced Listings and Press Releases on our site will be invoiced on date of agreement, unless otherwise agreed.
All invoices are payable within 30 days from the date of invoice and time for payment is of the essence.
Retirement Care Services may refuse to publish any Advertisement for any Advertiser who has not paid any sums due for any advertising, as required under these terms.
Notwithstanding the other terms and conditions on Retirement Care Services sites, the Advertiser acknowledges and agrees that Retirement Care Services owns the intellectual property rights in all Advertisements written or designed by it, or on its behalf.
The Advertiser grants to Retirement Care Services a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable licence to:
(a) use the Advertiser’s names, trademarks and/or logos as Retirement Care Services may consider reasonably necessary for the purposes of publishing the Advertisements; and
(b) reproduce the Advertisements in any media at any time.
All agreements are non-exclusive, meaning Retirement Care Services may have Advertisements from several parties appearing on its site at the same time.
Retirement Care Services will not be responsible for any liability, loss, cost, claim, damage or causes of action of any kind (and whether direct or indirect) that it may suffer as a result of the transactions contemplated hereby, including but not limited to loss resulting from service delays and incomplete or interrupted service, regardless of cause or fault.
Truth in advertising / indemnification for liability
The Advertiser is solely responsible for any liability arising out of or relating to Advertisements (as the case may be) and the use and/or publication of them, and/or any material to which users can link through to. The Advertiser represents and warrants that any information found on URLs hyperlinked from Advertisements will not violate any criminal laws or any rights of any third parties, including, but not limited to, such violations as infringement or misappropriation of any copyright, patent, trade mark, trade secret, image or other proprietary or confidential information or property right, false advertising, unfair competition, defamation, invasion of privacy or rights, violation of any antidiscrimination law or regulation, or any other right of any person or entity.
The Advertiser agrees to indemnify Retirement Care Services and to hold Retirement Care Services, and its officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from any and all liability, loss, cost, damages, claims or causes of action of any kind, including reasonable legal fees and expenses that may be incurred by Retirement Care Services, arising out of or related to the Advertiser’s breach of any representations and warranties in these terms.
Retirement Care Services liability for losses suffered by the Advertiser as a result of a breach of these terms by Retirement Care Services is strictly limited to the price paid for the Advertisements.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Retirement Care Services expressly excludes any liability for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage arising out of or in connection with these terms or an Advertisement, and also excludes, without limitation, any liability for loss of income or business.