Legal Notice and Terms and Conditions of Use:
This page states the terms and conditions under which you may use the Website (as defined below). Please read these terms and conditions carefully. If you do not accept the terms and conditions stated here, do not use the Website.
The Website is operated from Ireland by Diabetes Ireland Research Alliance Limited, with its registered office at 19 Northwood House, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9. Diabetes Ireland Research Alliance Limited may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You agree to visit this page periodically to review the terms and conditions, because they are binding on you and each time you use the Website you agree to be bound by the current terms and conditions.
In these terms and conditions the following definitions shall apply:
“Diabetes Research” means Diabetes Ireland Research Alliance Limited, with its registered office at 19 Northwood House, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9, Ireland; a subsidiary charity of Diabetes Ireland, registered charity number CHY6906.
“Diabetes Shop Website” means the website www.diabetesshop.ie which is owned and managed by Diabetes Ireland.
“User” means any person, firm or company who accesses the Website, purchases goods and/or services and any other natural or legal person using the Website for any reason, persons who register as members on the Website and any of their or its employees, consultants and authorized agents who may use the Website from time to time;
“Website” means www.diabeteresearch.ie
1.1 The Website contains general information about Diabetes Research which has the specific aim of promoting, supporting and funding research related to the causes, prevention and cure of diabetes. It will focus on increasing the level of Irish based diabetes research and will primarily be a funder for all types of diabetes research through the provision of grants. The materials contained on (and the publications provided within) the Website are not intended to provide, and do not constitute or comprise, advice on any particular matter and are provided for general information purposes only. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any material contained on (or publications provided within) the Website, without seeking appropriate professional advice. Diabetes Research has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on the Website is accurate at the time of inclusion; however there may be inaccuracies and occasional errors for which Diabetes Research apologises.
1.2 Further, the Website provides selected information about diseases and their treatment. Such information is not intended as medical advice. Such information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare professional. If you have or suspect you have any health problems you should consult your General Practitioner or other qualified health provider.
2.1 In using or registering with the Website, the User represent that they are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction, or in the case of a company or other User that is not an individual, they represent that they have the capacity to enter into a contract with Diabetes Research. The User also agrees to:
2.1.1 provide true, accurate, current and complete information;
2.1.2 note that Diabetes Research may keep a record of User's registration details and details of any donations made by a User for the duration of any User's registration with the Website and for a period of six (6) years thereafter; and further
2.1.3 note that Diabetes Research reserves the right to refuse registration of any User at its absolute discretion.
3.1 Hyperlinks or other links to other websites contained on the Website were located using web search engines. They are presented only as a resource for looking for further information. They or their content are not to be construed as being the views or opinions of Diabetes Research. Diabetes Research has no responsibility or control over the content or operation of other websites.
3.2 We permit you to make copies of the Website as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of it; and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the Website as is reasonable for private purposes.
4.1 The Website is available without any representations or warranties of any kind either express or implied. Diabetes Research make no representations, warranties or undertakings about any of the materials or any content of or information on any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through the Website (“third party site”). Diabetes Research does not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will Diabetes Research have any liability in connection with any third party site. Diabetes Research accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in the Website and any decisions based on information contained in the Website are the sole responsibility of the User. Diabetes Research reserves the right at any time and without notice to enhance, modify, alter, suspend or permanently discontinue all or any part of the Website and to restrict or prohibit access to it. If you are in breach of these terms Diabetes Research may as its option, suspend or block your access to the Website and refuse to provide you with any further access to it. These terms may be amended by Diabetes Research from time to time.
5. Limitation of Liability
5.1 To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, neither Diabetes Research nor its associates, consultants, employees, affiliates or other representatives thereof will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the materials or any facilities or services offered through the 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 Diabetes Research has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages or such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable. This limitation includes damage or any viruses which may affect your computer equipment.
6.1 The User’s donation will be processed immediately by Diabetes Ireland and the processing bank. The User acknowledges that, in the absence of fraud, they shall not have any right of cancellation of their donation and in placing a donation, they waive any statutory rights they may have to the cancellation of the processing of such a donation.
6.2 Users making donations by charge or credit card hereby agree and assure Diabetes Research and Diabetes Ireland that;
6.2.1 all charge card or credit card information supplied is true, correct and complete;
6.2.2 the person making the donation is duly authorized to use the charge card or credit card for that purpose;
6.2.3 the donation and the fees will be honored by the User's credit card company;
6.2.4 that if the User discovers that a donation has been made on the Website or through the Diabetes Shop Website using the User’s charge card or credit card details in circumstances where the User had not agreed to or authorised this, then (provided the User has not, through failure to take reasonable care, allowed an unauthorised person to gain access to the credit card details or password) The Diabetes Federation of Ireland and or Diabetes Research is required to refund to the User the money they receive provided that: (a) the User informs their credit card or charge card company and Diabetes Research of the unauthorised payment as soon as it is discovered; and (b) The User co-operates with their credit card company and Diabetes Ireland and/or Diabetes Research and, if necessary, the police in relation to the unauthorised use; and
6.2.5 all donations made via this Website or through the Diabetes Shop Website are final unless fraudulent use of the card is proven in accordance with clause 6.2.4.
6.3 If you are making an online donation, the information you provide about yourself (name, address, phone number, email, credit card) and others is used only to process the donation and send a thank you letter and notify the people you listed that a donation was made in their honor or memory.
7. Protecting your password
7.1 It is up to each User to protect their username and password for their Diabetes Research account. The User is responsible for all activities that occur under its password.
7.2 By accepting these terms and conditions the User agrees that Diabetes Research takes no responsibility for fraudulent use of any membership account whereby the username and password has been used to access the account.
7.3 If the User believes that their username and password has been compromised and / or is being used by another person, we recommend the User to change their username and password immediately or contact us using the details on the “Contact Us” page.
8. Use of Your donation
8.1 User hereby acknowledges that Diabetes Ireland and Diabetes Research have no control over the use of donations which are made to the charities, organisations and research projects listed on the Website and/or the Diabetes Shop Website. Diabetes Ireland will distribute the fund to the charity, organisation or research project of the Users choosing, chosen by the User from the dropdown menu which is found on the Diabetes Shop Website. Funds specifically designated to research projects as detailed on the Website will be distributed by Diabetes Ireland to Diabetes Research; the funds will then be transferred to the research project of the User’s choosing. Details of current funded research and the amount of money that has been donated to such research can be found in the ‘Current Funded Research’ section of the Website.
8.2 If the User has cause for dissatisfaction with the use of such donations the User may contact the charity directly using the contact details provided on the Website.
9. User Conduct and Content
9.1 The User agrees to act in a responsible and legal manner when using the Website. Users shall comply with all applicable laws, regulations and rules and undertake not to use the Website or allow the Website to be used for any unlawful purpose, for the commission of any offence or crime under the laws of any jurisdiction to which access is obtained through the Website or in a manner which is likely to cause harm, offence or nuisance to any other internet user.
9.2 In particular, the User agrees not to: - display on the Website, distribute from the Website or provide links from the Website to any pornographic, obscene, offensive, or menacing materials; - display on the Website or use in connection with the Website any pirated software or any copyrighted materials or counterfeit materials without the permission of the copyright holder; - use information obtained in connection with its registration with or use of the Website, or in any way use the Website, to carry out unsolicited mail-bombing or spamming or cause annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety to other internet users; - use the Website or information obtained in connection with its registration to distribute or deliver any software virus or worms; - use the Website or information obtained in connection with its registration with or use of the Website to distribute, deliver or display any data, material or information which is defamatory, libelous or a hoax; or - display on the Website or use in connection with the Website any materials which in any way infringe the copyright, other intellectual property rights or proprietary rights of a third party or which may otherwise render Diabetes Research liable to the payment of damages to any third party.
9.3 Diabetes Research reserves the right to remove or suspend any material posted which is, in its sole opinion, in breach of this clause, or which it suspects to be in breach of this clause at its absolute discretion. Diabetes Research shall be entitled to terminate a User's registration for breach of this clause.
9.4 It is the User’s responsibility to check with Diabetes Research regarding the suitability and appropriateness of fundraising events. Users hereby acknowledge that dangerous events or events that are in poor taste may contravene the fundraising guidelines of Diabetes Research or bring the charity into disrepute. Diabetes Research reserves the right to cancel fundraising links or posts should Diabetes Research, in its sole discretion, deem the Users fundraising event to be inappropriate.
9.5 In addition to any other remedies available to Diabetes Research pursuant to this agreement, the User agrees to indemnity and to hold harmless Diabetes Research for any losses, liabilities, costs and expenses of whatever nature, arising as a result of breach of clause 8.2.
10. Data Protection and Privacy Statement
10.1 Diabetes Research respects your right to privacy. Visitors are advised that each time they visit the Website two general levels of information about their visit may 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 Website. The second is information which is personal or particular to a specific visitor who knowingly chooses to provide that information.
This information helps us monitor traffic on the Website so that we can manage the Website’s capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of the Website are most popular and generally to assess user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Website.
Through the Website you may have an opportunity to send us information, such as through the “Contact Us”, “Membership” and “Donate Online” pages or any other area where you may send e-mails, request brochures, purchase online or provide feedback. 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 Diabetes Research for (i) the purposes for which it was provided by you; (ii) verification purposes and statistical analysis; and (iii) marketing and administration purposes.
11. Governing Law
11.1 This legal notice and terms and conditions of use and all issues regarding the Website shall be governed by the laws of Ireland and the User agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts. By using the Website or registering with the Website, users agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. The provision of any services by Diabetes Research for a user shall be subject to these terms and conditions