Terms & Conditions

  1. Welcome

Welcome to The Avondhu digital network. These are the terms and conditions which govern the access and use of the network.

When we refer to the “network” or the “The Avondhu site” in these terms and conditions, this means the digital information network operated by or on behalf of Avondhu Publications Limited.

These terms and conditions apply whatever method of access is used, including access via the web, PDA, mobile phone, Smartphone, or any other means of technology, all of which means access shall be incorporated in the term “access” in these terms and conditions.

Each time you access The Avondhu site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

These terms and conditions may be changed from time to time. Any changes are with immediate effect as and from the date of posting unless otherwise specifically stated. The continued access and usage of the site by you after such changes are made shall be deemed to be an acceptance of such changes.

  1. Registration

Some areas of the site require that you register your details with us. By registering, you agree that:

(i) You have not provided a false or incorrect name, email address or false personal information nor have you impersonated another person.

(ii) Your registration and password details are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the site.

(iii) You will not permit or allow any third party to make use of your registration details to access the site.

(iv) You will not impersonate another user; interfere with the operation of the site; shall make us immediately aware of any unauthorised use of your personal details by others.

(v) Termination

If you wish to cancel or terminate your registration, you must send an email to info@avondhupress.ie

If you continue to use the site, you are deemed to continue to accept these terms and conditions.

We are entitled to terminate, at our absolute discretion, your use of the site or your continued registration in the event that we believe that you have been in breach of these terms and conditions. 

We reserve the right, at our absolute discretion, to suspend your access to or usage of the site in the event that we believe that there may have been a breach by you or others of these terms and conditions. 

3. Access and Usage of the Content 

Your access to and usage of the site are strictly for personal non-commercial purposes. 

You acknowledge and irrevocably accept The Avondhu is the owner or licensee of all content of the site, including copyrights, trademarks, logos, software applications, graphics and other intellectual property rights. 

Content for the site may be downloaded, printed, forwarded, stored or copied for your own personal non-commercial use only. 

All intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) including and not limited to copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents, database rights shall remain vested in The Avondhu or its licensors.

The names, images and logos identifying The Avondhu, its licensors or third parties and their products and services in The Avondhu content are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks (registered and unregistered) of Avondhu Publications Limited. 

  1. Disclaimer of Liability

    To the fullest extent allowed by law, The Avondhu does not accept any responsibility for any statement on the site. The Avondhu will not be liable for any loss caused as or resulted from any action or inaction on your part as a result of the viewing, reading, listening, downloading, copying, forwarding, or reproducing any of the content. 

    Where links are provided on the site to other websites, the Independent bears no responsibility for such sites. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents. 

    Where links are provided to websites which offer any goods and services for sale, any contractual relationship entered into by you will be with the merchant selling the goods or providing the services. The Avondhu will not have privy to any contract and accepts no responsibility in relation to the goods or services provided, their delivery or non-delivery, their quality or merchantability. 

    Although The Avondhu will do its best to provide constant uninterrupted access to its website, such access cannot be guaranteed and no responsibility or liability is accepted for any delays, interruptions or breakdowns on the site. 

    6. Competitions and Promotions

    From time to time, The Avondhu may run competitions, prize draws and/or promotions. These will be subject to separate and additional terms and conditions which are made available to you at the appropriate time. 

    7. Indemnity 

    You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified The Avondhu and its officers, directors, employees and data providers from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to legal fees and expenses, arising out of a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or arising out of breach of your obligations, representations and warranties under these terms and conditions.

Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. Comments must be concise and to the point. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final.

9. Miscellaneous 

Nothing in this Agreement is intended or shall be deemed to operate to create a partnership or joint venture of any kind nor to authorise either of us to act as agent for the other. 

If the whole or any part of these terms and conditions become invalid, void or unenforceable for any reason, the same shall to the extent require it be severed from these terms and conditions without effecting or modifying the remaining terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of same. 

No waiver by The Avondhu of any breach of these terms and conditions shall constitute a waiver of any other prior or subsequent breach and The Avondhu shall not be affected by any delay, omission or failure to enforce any of its rights. 

10. Amendment and Alterations 

From time to time, The Avondhu may amend or alter these terms and conditions for commercial, practical and legal reasons. Such alterations or amendments would be incorporated onto The Avondhu site and will deem to take effect immediately there from. As set out in Clause 1, each time you access the Independent site you agree to be bound by terms and conditions then current.