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1.1 The following terms and conditions apply to your use of this Dublin Rape Crisis Centre website (the "Website") and any related services provided by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre in connection with the Website ("Services") (the "Terms"). For the purpose of this document, "use" includes visiting the Website, browsing any information or material which has been made available on the Website ("Content"), uploading Content, or registering to use any services.
1.2 The Website is operated by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre ("DRCC" / "we" / "our" / "us") and these Terms set out the rights and obligations of all users ("you" / "your" / "User") in relation to your use of the Website.
1.3 By using the Website, you agree to the following Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using the Website.
2. ACCEPTABLE USE
2.1 Responsibility for information uploaded. You accept sole responsibility for any information that you upload, share, exchange or display on the Website, including for the accuracy of the information uploaded.
2.2 Prohibited uses. You must not use the Website or Services for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. Users residing outside of Ireland agree to comply with all local laws regarding acceptable online conduct. You must not engage in any attempt to modify, adapt, copy, or hack the Website. This includes falsely implying that another service or Third Party is affiliated with the Website. You must not crawl, scrape, or otherwise cache any content from the Website, including (but not limited to) personal details, photos, graphics, scripts or other content. You must not intentionally upload or transmit any viruses, malware, trojans, worms, spyware, adware, or any other malicious, destructive, or unauthorised software to the Website.
You warrant that any contribution to the website complies with the acceptable use standards set out in this section 2 (acceptable use) of the terms, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
4. USER CONTENT
4.1 DRCC reserves the right to remove any User Content OR User Content which violates the Community Guidelines. We reserve the right to take similar action if we determine that the User Content infringes the rights and freedoms of others, or violates the terms set out in these Terms. Such actions will be undertaken at our sole discretion, but we assume no obligation to do so in every circumstance.
4.2 You may not sell, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify or otherwise exploit intellectual property owned by DRCC. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website (except where specifically identified as third party content), and in the material published on it. The DRCC intellectual property includes, but is not limited to, graphics, design, branding, computer code and interactive features.
4.3 Except for the making of a hard copy print for your own personal use only or the use of others in your organisation (or downloading the material for your own personal use or the use of others in your organisation only provided that you retain all copyright and proprietary notices), the materials on this Website may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, distributed or displayed, by any means, without the express written consent of the Company.
4.4 You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
5. PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION
6. LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER
6.1 To the extent permitted by law, DRCC excludes all express or implied conditions, warranties, representations, or other terms which may apply to the content and services provided on the website.
6.2 DRCC will not be held liable to any user for loss or damage arising from the use of our website or services, whether arising in contract, tort, statutory duty, or otherwise.
6.3 DRCC relies on crowd sourced content to provide certain information. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the information on the Website, and disclaim all liability for errors or inaccuracies in the information provided.
6.4 In cases where links to other websites, services or resources are provided on our Website, DRCC assumes no responsibility for the contents of these third party offerings. Such links are provided for your information only, and your use or reliance on the third party information is at your own risk.
6.5 Any services provided by a third party in connection with the Website may be subject to additional terms of service. It is your responsibility to review and familiarise yourself with these terms.
7. WEBSITE AVAILABILITY
7.1 The Website is provided on an "as available" basis. Although we will make every reasonable effort to ensure continued uninterrupted access, there may be occasions where such access will be unavailable.
8.1 DRCC reserves the right to modify the Website, Content, and Services at any time without the requirement to provide notice.
9. GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION AND VENUE
9.1 The Irish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Website 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.
9.2 These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Ireland.
10.1 DRCC reserves the right to restrict, remove, or prevent access to our Website and Services if you fail to comply with these Terms. Such actions are at our sole discretion.
10.2 If any of these Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to the extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
11.1 Should you have any complaints regarding the Website, Services, or these Terms, please direct these to the following email address: email@example.com.
Updated June 12, 2023