This page states the terms and conditions that govern your access to, and use of the irishtimes.com website and other digital products and services offered by The Irish Times Limited (hereafter referred to as "The Irish Times", "us" or "we") such other products and services including but not being limited to mobile applications and RSS feeds.
In these terms and conditions, "The Irish Times Site" or "the Site" refers collectively to all digital products and services offered by The Irish Times, regardless of how you choose to access them.
In accessing the Site, you (hereafter referred to as "you" or "the User") agree to abide by the terms and conditions (hereafter referred to as "TOS") set out on this page.
Use of particular services offered by The Irish Times Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions, which are outlined at the end of the TOS. These services ("the Services") can be divided into Paid Subscription Services (as identified below and defined in Clause 26) and other services for which you may be required to register. The current list of the Services is as follows:
Paid Subscription Services:
- The Irish Times Crossword Club
- The Irish Times Archive
- Irish Times Dating (premium account)
- The Irish Times Digital Edition
- Kindle edition
- SMS news services
Other Services (registration may be required):
- News Digest
- Breaking News Alert
- The Irish Times Shop
- The Irish Times User Comment Community
- Irish Times Dating (standard account)
- Fantasy Leagues
- Rewarding Times
- Family Notices
- Reader Offers
Please note that only subscription to the Paid Subscription Services entitles you to access those services. Registration for any of the other services does not entitle you to access the Paid Subscription Services. You may be required to register separately for some of the services, even if you have already registered for others.
If you are using the services in the course of your business, trade or profession ("the Commercial User"), you are subject to the additional terms and conditions provided in Clause 27.
2. Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Terms of Service
The Irish Times provides both free and subscription products and services via irishtimes.com. In accessing the Site, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions of the TOS and any operating rules or policies that may be published from time to time by The Irish Times. The TOS, together with any copyright notice published by The Irish Times on the Site, comprise the entire agreement between the User and The Irish Times and supersede all prior agreements between the parties. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions by agreement with The Irish Times or when you use affiliate or third party services.
3. Access to the Site
To access the Site, the User must do the following:
(i) Provide all equipment necessary to establish a connection to the Site;
(ii) Provide for the User's own access to the Site and pay any connection and service fees associated with such access;
(iii)Pay the Services fees where applicable as determined by The Irish Times.
4. Modifications of Terms of Service
The Irish Times reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of the TOS at any time, at its sole discretion and without notice to you. It is the responsibility of the User to regularly review the TOS for modifications. By continuing to use the Site, the User agrees to be bound by the amended TOS.
5. Personal Information
Some Services may require the User to supply certain personal information. In consideration for the use of the Services, the User agrees to do the following:
(i) Provide true, current, complete and accurate information about the User as prompted to do so by the Services;
(ii) Maintain and promptly update this information as required to keep it true, current, complete and accurate.
If the User provides any information that is untrue, not current, incomplete or inaccurate, or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, not current, incomplete or inaccurate, we have the right to suspend or terminate the User's use of the Services.
All information requested on original sign up shall hereafter be referred to as "Registration Information". This Registration Information will be retained by The Irish Times, and any of our co-branding partners if applicable, for no longer than is necessary to provide the Services to the User.
Unless the User has agreed to the use of the Registration Information for direct marketing purposes by The Irish Times, our co-branding partners or selected third parties, we agree to use the Registration Information only for the purpose of supplying the Services to the User. Users can unsubscribe from any of our email communications at any time by clicking on the 'Unsubscribe' link that appears in the footer of all our email communications. The Irish Times does not make any representation or warranty with respect to the content of any direct marketing messages or any goods or services that may be obtained from such third parties, and the User agrees that The Irish Times shall not have any liability with respect thereof.
We reserve the right to disclose the Registration Information if required to do so by law, or if we believe in good faith that any such disclosure is reasonably necessary for the administration of justice; to enforce the TOS; to respond to any complaint received regarding the rights of third parties; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of The Irish Times, Site users and the public.
6. User Account, Password and Security
The User is entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the User's passwords and accounts, and for any and all activities that occur under the User's accounts or passwords. The User agrees to immediately notify The Irish Times of any unauthorised use of the User's accounts or passwords, or any other breaches of security known to the User. We will not be liable for any loss that the User may incur as a result of someone else using or accessing the User's passwords or accounts, either with or without the User's knowledge. However, the User may be held liable for losses incurred by The Irish Times or any other party as a result of someone else using or accessing the User's passwords or accounts. The User will not use anyone else's accounts at any time without the permission of the account holder. The User may change his/her passwords or profile by following the instructions on the Site.
8. Information Required by Law
The Irish Times is required by law to provide the User with the following information:
(i) irishtimes.com is a website address of The Irish Times Limited. The Irish Times can be contacted through this website or at The Irish Times Limited, The Irish Times Building, PO Box 74, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.
(ii) The VAT number of The Irish Times Limited is IE8L40281T.
(iii) Written confirmation of subscription to any of the Paid Subscription Services shall be provided to the User via the email address supplied during subscription. The User has a period of seven working days from the date of subscription to withdraw from subscription without penalty and without giving notice in writing. Following that period, the User can cancel a subscription at any time by giving notice in writing without prejudice to any rights that may have accrued to The Irish Times.
All notices issued by or on behalf of The Irish Times shall be in writing and shall be made via online announcements, email or conventional mail. The Site may broadcast notices or messages. Such broadcasts shall constitute notice to the User.
10. Proprietary Rights to Content
(a) Content other than User Content
The User acknowledges that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material (the "Content") – contained in either sponsor advertisements or Internet-distributed, commercially produced information presented to the User by the Site, the Site's advertisers or other Site Users – may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Unless otherwise expressly authorised in writing by The Irish Times, the User is only granted a limited personal licence for his/her own personal, non-commercial use of the Site and Services to download the Content to a single personal computer or to make a printout in respect of a single copy of the Content for personal reference. All copyright and other proprietary notices in the materials must be left intact. The User may not copy, reproduce, distribute or create derivative works from the Content without expressly being authorized to do so by the relevant copyright owner.
(b) Content submitted by the User
If the User submits content (hereafter referred to as "User Content") to The Irish Times, the User agrees and warrants that he/she created the User Content, or has received permission from, or is duly authorised by, the owner of any part of the User Content to do so.
In the event that the User submits User Content to The Irish Times, either the User or the owner of the User Content remains the copyright owner. However, by submitting User Content to The Irish Times, the User grants us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual worldwide, fully transferable licence to use, publish or transmit, or to authorise third parties to use, publish or transmit, the User Content in any format and on any platform, either currently known or hereafter invented.
11. User Conduct and User Content
(a) User Conduct
The User agrees to not use the Site to do the following:
(i) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Material that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(ii) Harm minors in any way;
(iii) Impersonate any person or entity, including but not limited to an irishtimes.com official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent an affiliation with a person or entity;
(iv) Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Material transmitted through the Services, or develop restricted or password-only access pages, hidden pages or images (those not linked to from another accessible page);
(v) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Material that the User does not have a right to transmit under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationship (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements);
(vi) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Material that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right of any party;
(vii) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "Spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas of the Services that are designated for such purpose;
(viii) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programmes designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
(ix) Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
(x) Interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;
(xi) Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international laws or regulations;
(xii) "Stalk" or otherwise harass another;
(xiii) Collect or store personal data about other users;
(xiv) Promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons, and creating "Crush" sites;
(xv) Attempt to gain unauthorised access to any Irish Times site or service, other User accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Irish Times site or service, through hacking, password mining or any other means;
(xvi) Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
(xvii) Reproduce, scrape, automatically summarise or aggregate without licence or prior written permission from The Irish Times Limited.
(b) User Content
The User may be permitted to submit User Content for publication in various areas of the Site. Interaction with the Site, including submission of any User Content, is governed by the Community Standards. The Community Standards are deemed to be incorporated into these Terms and Conditions, and the User is deemed to consent to the Community Standards and these Terms and Conditions if the User chooses to submit any User Content or comments to the Site.
The User understands that all User Content submitted by any other user is the sole responsibility of the user from which it originated. The Irish Times has no liability in respect of any User or User Content submitted by other users and published by us or by authorised third parties.
The User accepts and agrees that if the User posts User Content on the Site or views User Content posted by others, he/she is doing so at his/her own discretion and risk. The User accepts and agrees that The Irish Times has no responsibility for the accuracy, integrity or quality of any such User Content or Content submitted by other users. The User further accepts and agrees that the views expressed by any User Content do not necessarily reflect the views of The Irish Times. The User accepts and agrees that The Irish Times has no obligation to pre-moderate, review or monitor any Content posted by the User or any other users on the Site.
The Irish Times reserves the right to refuse to publish, to edit or to remove any User Content at our sole discretion. We may remove any User Content at any time.
The User agrees to indemnify, defend (at the request of The Irish Times), and hold the Site, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal expenses, made or brought by any third party due to or arising out of any of the following:
(i) The User's use of the Site or any part thereof;
(ii) Violation of these TOS or any provision therein by the User;
(iii) Publication of any User Content;
(iv) Viewing any User Content by any third party;
(v) Infringement or misappropriation by the User, or a third party using the User's computer, of any account or password to access and/or use the Services;
(vi) Any intellectual property rights of any person or entity;
(vii) Use or misuse by the User or third parties of the User's passwords or accounts.
The Irish Times has no obligation to monitor the Site, but reserves the right to do so and to remove any Content or Material at its sole discretion at any time without notice.
14. Complaints Procedure
If you wish to complain about any comment or post appearing on The Irish Times User Comment Community, please fill out a complaint form.
For any other complaint, such as a complaint of any abuse of the Site, including but not limited to the violation of these TOS or any provision therein, or the infringement or misappropriation by any User, or a third party using a User's computer, of any account or password to access and/or use the Site, or of any intellectual property rights of any person or entity, or the use or misuse by any User or third parties of a User's passwords or accounts, should be reported immediately to The Irish Times via email@example.com.
15. Modifications and Discontinuance of the Services
The Irish Times reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or discontinue the Site or Services, or any portion thereof, at any time, with or without notice to the User. We shall not be liable to the User or any third party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Site or Services. No refunds will be granted to any Users who have paid Services fees in this instance.
16. Term and Termination
The Irish Times reserves the right to terminate all or part of the Site at any time without notice, and without issuing any refunds if the User is in breach of the TOS. We shall not be liable to the User or any third party for any loss or damage howsoever arising from the termination of the Site or any part thereof.
In respect of the Paid Subscription Services only, The Irish Times reserves the right to terminate User accounts following the expiry of the subscription period and to delete all information and files on these accounts if the User does not renew the subscription.
In respect of other services, for which registration is required, The Irish Times reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate User accounts and to delete all information and files on these accounts. In the event that a User account remains inactive for 15 months, access to it will be locked. If the User account remains inactive for a total period of three years, it shall be terminated and all information relating to the User account deleted.
17. Third Parties
The Irish Times may serve advertisements to the Site or work with a third party to serve the advertisements. Advertisements placed on the Site may include but are not limited to banner ads, paid links, pop-up windows, buttons and sponsorships. The User agrees that we have the right to run such advertisements and promotions. The Irish Times does not control the content of any services supplied by third parties, and the inclusion of content does not imply endorsement of the third party by The Irish Times or any association with that third party. User correspondence or business dealing with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers or third parties found on or through the Site or Services, including payment for and delivery of related goods or services, and any other representations associated with such dealings, are solely between the User and such advertiser or third party. The User agrees that The Irish Times shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or third parties on the Site or Services.
(b) Email Marketing
The Irish Times and/or third parties may, from time to time, send email messages to the User containing advertisements, special promotions and other marketing subject to the User's permission. The User must decide to "opt-in" to our email messages during the registration process or through a link on the Site if they wish to receive any email services, newsletters, special promotions or other marketing materials ("Opt-in Email Programmes"). We reserve the right to partner with any email marketers to provide these Opt-in Email Programmes. User correspondence or business dealing with advertisers or third parties found on or through the Opt-in Email Programmes, including payment for and delivery of related goods or services, and any other representations associated with such dealings, are solely between the User and such advertiser or third party. The User agrees that The Irish Times shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
The Site may contain images of and links to third party websites ("Linked Sites"). Linked Sites are not under the control of The Irish Times and the User agrees that we are not responsible for the content of any Linked Sites. The inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the Linked Sites by The Irish Times or any association with its owners or operators. User correspondence or business dealing with advertisers or third parties found on or through Linked Sites, including payment for and delivery of related goods or services, and any other representations associated with such dealings, are solely between the User and such advertiser or third party. The User agrees that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or third parties on the Site or Services.
18. Disclaimer of Warranties
(i) The Irish Times provides the Site and Services on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and the User uses the Site and Services at his/her sole risk.
(ii) The Irish Times shall not be responsible for the effect or result of the introduction or entry of any virus into the Site and/or one or any of the Services.
(iii) The Irish Times makes no warranty that the Site or Services will meet the User's requirements; nor that the Site or Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site or Services; nor as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Site or Services; nor that defects in the Site or Services will be corrected.
(iv) The Irish Times expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind insofar as is permissible by law, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
(v) The User understands and agrees that any Content and/or Material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Site or Services is done at the User's own discretion and risk. The Irish Times is not responsible for any damage to the User's computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such Content and/or Material.
(vi) The Irish Times makes no warranty regarding any goods or services purchased or obtained through the Site or Services or any transactions entered into through the Site or Services.
(vii) The Irish Times accepts no responsibility for deletion, corruption or failure to store messages or content maintained or transmitted by the Site or Services.
(viii) No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by the User from the Site shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.
19. Limitation of Liability
The Irish Times shall not be liable for any loss of use, interruption of business, or any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including but not limited to lost profits) regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), strict product liability or otherwise, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, howsoever arising, out of use of the Site or Services.
The TOS shall for all purposes be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland. The User and The Irish Times agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland. The place of performance of this Agreement shall be Ireland.
No right may be assigned and no duty may be delegated by the User under this Agreement except upon the written consent of The Irish Times. Any attempted assignment and delegation without such consent shall be void and without effect. The Irish Times shall be entitled to assign this agreement. This TOS shall be binding upon and shall endure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective representatives, heirs, administrators, successors and permitted assigns except as otherwise provided herein.
22. No Agency
Neither party is, nor will it be deemed to be, an agent or legal representative of the other party for any purpose. Neither party will be entitled to enter into any contracts in the name of or on behalf of the other party, and neither party will be entitled to pledge the credit of the other party in any way or hold itself out as having authority to do so.
If an arbitrator, court or other competent authority finds any provision of this agreement to be void or unenforceable, it shall be deemed to be deleted from this agreement and the remaining provisions shall continue to apply. The parties shall negotiate in good faith in order to agree the terms of a mutually satisfactory provision to be substituted for the provision found to be void or unenforceable.
Any waiver (express or implied) by either party of any breach of this TOS shall not constitute a waiver of any other or subsequent breach. No provision of the TOS will be waived by any act, omission or knowledge of a party or its agents or employees except by an instrument in writing expressly waiving such provision and signed by a duly authorised officer of the waiving party. In particular but without prejudice, failure by The Irish Times to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing.
The section titles in the TOS are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.
26. The Services
(a) Paid Subscription Services
The Irish Times Crossword Club, The Irish Times Archive, Irish Times Dating (premium), The Irish Times Digital Edition and Kindle edition are paid subscription-based services (the "Paid Subscription Services"). The User must register, set up an account and pay a subscription to gain access to these services. The subscription fee is determined by The Irish Times and can be subject to change at any time at our sole discretion. Subscription to any of the Paid Subscription Services is personal to the User and may not be transferred or assigned.
By subscribing for the Paid Subscription Services the User agrees to pay all fees and charges, including applicable taxes. In order to set up an account, the User must provide The Irish Times with valid credit card information, and by providing such information, the User thereby authorises The Irish Times to bill all fees, charges and applicable taxes through that account as and when they become due. Any queries regarding billing on a User account must be raised with The Irish Times within 30 days.
The User will be billed in Euro or Sterling. Exchange settlements will be determined by agreements between the User and the credit card issuer. If The Irish Times does not receive payment from the credit card issuer, the User agrees to pay all amounts due on the User's account upon demand. If we do not receive prompt payment for all fees, charges and applicable taxes, the User will be in default and we reserve the right to suspend the User's account and access to the Paid Subscription Services without notice.
Subject to any right of withdrawal under applicable law, fees, charges and applicable taxes are non-refundable.
(b) News Service
The content of this service is provided for informational purposes only and The Irish Times makes no warranty as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the service or that defects in the service will be corrected. In particular, but without limitation, we shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
(c) Other Services
(i) News Digests: This free service (for which registration is required) is provided for informational services only and The Irish Times makes no warranty as to the accuracy and reliability of any information obtained through this service or that any defects in the service will be corrected.
(ii) Breaking News Alerts: This free service (for which registration is required) is provided for informational services only and The Irish Times makes no warranty as to the accuracy and reliability of any information obtained through this service or that defects in the service will be corrected.
27. Additional Terms and Conditions for the Commercial User
The Commercial User agrees to pay the Commercial User Services fees where applicable as determined by The Irish Times from time to time.
The Commercial User agrees not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Content without expressly being authorised to do so by the relevant copyright owner. The Commercial User further agrees not to use the services to reproduce, scrape, automatically summarise or aggregate any portion of the Content without prior licence or written permission from The Irish Times Limited.
28. The Irish Times Reader Offers
These terms and conditions govern your use of the Readers' Offers Service on the Site. Please read them carefully before ordering any goods or services.
By ordering any goods and services from the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions:
(i) Changes to these Terms and Conditions: We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. Each transaction is governed by the terms and conditions in force at the time of the transaction. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to such terms and conditions.
(ii) Your Status: To place an order through this site you must be at least 18 years old and you must be legally capable of entering into binding contracts.
(iii) Reader Offers Status: The Irish Times offers for sale and accepts orders for Irish Times Pages and Irish Times photos. These products include framed and unframed Irish Times newspaper pages and various sized photos taken by Irish Times photographers ("Irish Times Products"). When purchasing an Irish Times Product, the contract will be between you and The Irish Times. All other products and services ("Third Party Products") are offered for sale and supplied by third parties ("Third Party Suppliers"). We accept orders for the Third Party Products as agents on behalf of Third Party Suppliers. We are not a party to any transaction between you and the Third Party Supplier for the sale or supply of Third Party Products and, because of this, we do not make any warranty about Third Party Products or their delivery. Any claim you may have in respect of the sale or supply of any Third Party Products is with the relevant Third Party Supplier and not our responsibility. In this agreement, we refer to Irish Times Products and Third Party Products collectively as "Products" and we refer to The Irish Times and Third Party Suppliers collectively as "Suppliers".
(iv) Availability of Orders: Orders for Third Party Products can only be made by persons resident in Ireland. Orders for Irish Times Products may be made by persons resident worldwide. The Service is available only for personal, non-commercial use.
Any orders placed through the Site are considered subject to there being stock available and all dimensions are approximate. We reserve the right to decline to supply any individual or company.
We have made every effort to ensure that all colours are accurately reproduced on the Site, but cannot guarantee that they are totally accurate for all goods and services.
(v) Your Contract with the Supplier: The contract for the sale or supply of Third Party Products is between you and the Third Party Supplier and is subject to the terms of the Third Party Supplier. These will be notified to you directly by the Third Party Supplier. Where you are purchasing Irish Times Products, the contract is between you and The Irish Times and subject to these terms and conditions.
There will be no contract between you and the Third Party Supplier until you receive a confirmation message on screen detailing your order details and / or order reference number for your order.
There will be no contract between you and The Irish Times until you receive a confirmation email detailing your order details and/or order reference number of your order.
(vi) Prices: The prices for Third Party Products and Irish Times Products are inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT).
Delivery of Third Party Products will be charged separately to the sale price displayed on this site unless otherwise stated.
Delivery charges for Irish Times Products will be charged separately to the displayed sale price and will vary depending on the size and delivery method of the products ordered. The delivery charge for the product will be displayed on screen before you confirm your order.
(vii) Payment: Payment can be made online with the following payment methods accepted: Visa, MasterCard and Laser.
(viii) Fulfilment and Delivery: The Third Party Supplier will fulfil your order directly to you by any fulfilment date set out in the confirmation of your order.
Irish Times Products will be despatched for delivery within five working days of receipt of your order, and your order will be fulfilled by any fulfilment date set out in the email confirming your order. Delivery dates will depend on the product ordered and the delivery type chosen.
If you order more than one Product, you should be aware that Products might be delivered separately.
(ix) Cancellation, Returns and Refund Policies: You will have the right to cancel the order with the Supplier for up to seven working days after the delivery of the Products, unless the Products are perishable or personalised for you. In such event, you are not entitled to cancel this order. Details of how to cancel your order will be sent with your order confirmation.
In the event the Product has been dispatched at the date of receipt of your cancellation of the order, you must return the Product to the relevant Supplier and the Supplier will credit your credit or debit card with the price of the relevant Product within 30 days beginning with the day on which notice of the cancellation was given.
All returned audio or video or computer software must be sealed in its original wrapping.
If you do not return the relevant Product within 30 days of notice of cancellation, you will be deemed to have accepted it, at which point a new purchase contract will be made and you will be charged for your order at the price set out on the Site. This does not affect your statutory rights.
If you are returning a Product because of an error on the part of the Supplier or because it is faulty, you must contact us in advance and the Supplier will refund the costs incurred by you in returning the product. Otherwise you will be responsible for those charges.
For your protection, we recommend that you use a recorded delivery service when returning Products or otherwise obtain An Post proof of posting or insurance cover to the value of the unwanted Products. As stated above, you will be responsible for the costs of returning any Products unless they have been delivered to you in error or the Products are faulty.
(x) Content of Products or Services: Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information that constitutes part of the content of products or services made available for distribution on this Site are those of the respective authors or producers and not of the Site, The Irish Times or its shareholders, directors, officers or employees.
(xi) Our Liability and Disclaimer: To the extent permitted by law, we provide the Site without any warranties or guarantees. In particular, we do not warrant that the Site or any of its contents are virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect, as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything that has destructive properties. Although we do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay. The Site provides content from other sources and while we try to ensure that material included on the Site is correct and the Third Party Products offered are of good quality, we cannot accept responsibility if this is not the case and, as stated above, we disclaim all liability in respect of Third Party Products. This disclaimer does not affect your statutory rights against the Third Party Supplier.
To the full extent allowed by law, you agree that neither the Third Party Supplier nor the Irish Times Limited will be liable to you for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, wasted expenditure, loss of privacy and loss of data) or any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or related to the Site. If we are found to be liable to you, our liability shall not exceed the purchase price of the Product. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude The Irish Times' liability or the Third Party Supplier's liability for personal injury or death caused by negligence.
(xiii) Use of Material on the Website: For the purposes of this agreement, "Material" includes, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the Site. You may download and print extracts from the Material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the Material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the Material appearing on the Site. You must not reproduce any part of the Site or the Material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the Material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so.
(xiv) Third Party Advertising on the Website: You may see advertising material submitted by third parties on the Site. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material, which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy.
(xv) Governing Law: Contracts for the purchase of goods and services through this Site will be governed by Irish law. Any disputes relating to such contract shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts.
(xvi) Contact Us: If you have any questions or queries please contact us by providing your name, address, telephone number and details of the product you ordered and addressing your correspondence to The Irish Times Reader Offers, The Irish Times, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.
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