Terms of Use
Terms of Use

Terms of Use

1. TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

This page (together with the other documents referred to in it, including our privacy policy) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.clonakiltyblackpudding.ie (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Additional terms and conditions apply to registered users who use our site. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

2. INFORMATION ABOUT US

www.clonakiltyblackpudding.ie is a site operated by Clonakilty Food Company Limited (we, us and our). We are registered in Ireland under company number 213014 with our registered office at Baile an Aifreann, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

3. ACCESSING OUR SITE

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend any service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user reference number, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user reference number or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of the terms of use, and that they comply with them.

4. 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. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may (subject to any provisions of the terms and conditions) print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site solely for your personal reference and use 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.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of our terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. OUR LIABILITY

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

(a) All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
(b) 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:
(c) loss of income or revenue;
(d) loss of business;
(e) loss of profits or contracts;
(f) loss of anticipated savings;
(g) loss of data;
(h) loss of goodwill;
(i) wasted management or office time; and

any liability for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

8. INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy statement. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

9. UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR SITE

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, you must comply with the content standards set out herein. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and, without limitation to any other provision of our terms of use, you indemnify us and keep us indemnified for any breach of that warranty.

We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out herein or if it is in breach of any of our terms of use.

10. VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

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.

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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

11. PROHIBITED USES

11.1 You may use our site only for lawful purposes and in the manner specified in our terms of use and terms and conditions. You may not use our site:

11.1.1 In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

11.1.2 In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

11.1.3 For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

11.1.4 To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.

11.1.5 To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

11.1.6 To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

11.1.7 For any purpose or in any manner which could damage, interrupt, disable, overload or crash our site or affect any other party’s use of our site.

11.1.8 For gathering or otherwise collecting any content on our site (including, without limitation, any information relating to users of our site) for use in any manner not contemplated or permitted by us.

11.2 You also agree:

11.2.1 Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site (or any material or content on it) in contravention of these terms of use.

11.2.2 Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

11.2.1 any part of our site;

11.2.2 any equipment or network on which our site is stored;

11.2.3 any software used in the provision of our site; or

11.2.4 any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

12. INTERACTIVE SERVICES

12.1 We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:

12.1.1 Chat rooms;

12.1.2 Bulletin boards;

12.1.3 Specialised assessments and profile enhancement.

Where we do at our discretion provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide at our discretion in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will at our discretion provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.

13. CONTENT STANDARDS

13.1 These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

13.2 Contributions must:

13.2.1 Be accurate (where they state facts).

13.2.2 Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).

13.2.3 Comply with applicable law in Ireland and in any country from which they are posted.

13.3 Contributions must not:

13.3.1 Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.

13.3.2 Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.

13.3.3 Promote sexually explicit material.

13.3.4 Promote violence.

13.3.5 Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

13.3.6 Infringe any copyright, database right, copyright, trade mark or any other intellectual property right of any other person.

13.3.7 Be likely to deceive any person.

13.3.8 Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

13.3.9 Promote any illegal activity.

13.3.10 Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.

13.3.11 Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.

13.3.12 Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.

13.3.13 Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.

13.3.14 Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

14. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

14.1 We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of our terms of use. When a breach of our terms of use has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Any breach of our terms of use may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

14.1.1 Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.

14.1.2 Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.

14.1.3 Issue of a warning to you.

14.1.4 Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.

14.1.5 Further legal action against you.

14.1.6 Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

14.1.7 Without limitation, we exclude all liability for any actions taken in response to breaches of our terms of use. The responses described herein are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

15. LINKING TO OUR SITE

You must not establish any link or deep link (nor create any frames) to our site (or any part thereof) without our prior written permission.

16. 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 of any sort that may arise from your use of them.

17. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

The Irish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site or use of any services on our site, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. Our terms of use are governed by Irish law.

18. VARIATIONS

We may revise our terms of use at any time by amending this page or any of the documents referred to on it. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in our terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

19. YOUR CONCERNS

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