Thank you for visiting IrelandTogether.
IrelandTogether is a platform to create and participate in discussions, using text, links, profiles, audio, pictures, videos and other media (hereinafter referred to as “Material”) appropriately.
3. Information Society Service Provider
You agree and acknowledge that IrelandTogether is an information society service provider, as defined in Directive 2000/31/EC and transposed into Irish law by the European Communities (Directive 2000/31/EC) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. 68 of 2003), and that it is not under any obligation to monitor the information which it transmits or stores. You agree and acknowledge that IrelandTogether shall not be liable in respect of information which is hosted or cached by us or in respect of which we act as a mere conduit.
Your use of IrelandTogether
Who can join IrelandTogether?
4.1 Persons 18 years and older
Anyone aged 18 years or older can register as a user of IrelandTogether.
4.2 Representing a company or other entity
You must not use IrelandTogether if:
5. IrelandTogether is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only, except where otherwise authorised by the Operator.
It is your responsibility, bearing in mind the global nature of the Internet, to comply with all applicable laws which may apply to your use of IrelandTogether and to the material you post, including but not limited to those regarding acceptable content and online conduct. You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.
We expect you to act responsibly in posting Material on IrelandTogether. You agree, through use of this service, NOT to use IrelandTogether to:
Moderators and Administrators
In order to allow for the proper administration of IrelandTogether we make use of volunteer moderators and administrators. In order for them to properly carry out their functions as moderators and administrators they require access to personal information concerning you, your IrelandTogether account and your activity on the site. Such data is only permitted to be used by our moderators and administrators for the purposes of administering the site and cannot be used by them for any other purpose. If you agree to be a moderator or administrator for IrelandTogether you agree that any user personal information available to you is to be used solely for the purpose of administering the site and will not be used for any other purpose.
6. You are responsible for your account and its details
As part of the registration process, you will be asked to select a username and password and you will be responsible for all activities occurring under your username and for keeping your password secure. We strongly recommend you do not reuse a password which you also use elsewhere.
Your username will be derived from your firstname, lastname when joining IrelandTogether. You may not select an alternative pseudonym
6.2 Accounts and passwords
You cannot create more than one personal profile. You may not share your account with anyone. You agree not to provide any false information to IrelandTogether or to create an account for anyone other than yourself without the express permission of that other person or entity. You agree not to use the account or password of another user and not to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorised use of your account or access to your password.
The Operator will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using or accessing your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.
You may be held liable for losses incurred by us or any other party as a result of someone else using or accessing your password or account if you have not taken reasonable steps to keep your password or account secure.
IrelandTogether may at its absolute discretion refuse you access to the site, delete posts by you or suspend/terminate your account without prior notice for any reason and you shall not be entitled to any compensation in respect of this. If we disable your account you will not be entitled to create another account without our permission.
6.3 Your interactions with other users
The Operator has no obligation to verify the identity of any users when they are connected to the site or to monitor Material provided by them. However, this community is based on trust and respect and we encourage all members to verify their account using their LinkedIn profile and/or company website.
Your interactions with other users, including payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the other user.
As with any web-based interaction, we suggest that you use caution and good judgment. If there is a dispute between you and any third party (including any advertiser), we are under no obligation to become involved.
You can close your user account at any time. This process is irreversible and permanent.
Closing your account means we will delete your password, remove any email subscriptions or notifications you may receive, delete all Personal Data we hold about you and turn off your Private Messages. This process does not remove any posts you have made on the site.
The posts are retained as they are an intrinsic part of the thread in which they are posted and removing them may make the thread unreadable or make the other posts difficult to understand or follow.
Without limiting the foregoing, the following will lead to a suspension of your privileges on
8.1 Content posted on IrelandTogether
Due to the real-time nature of IrelandTogether, The Operator cannot and is not required to review the contents of posted Material, nor does it confirm the validity of information submitted. The Operator hereby notifies you that it does not actively monitor Material posted by users and, as such, is not responsible for and gives no warranty or representation in relation to Material posted by users.
Because community standards vary and individuals sometimes may not comply with our policies and guidelines, in the process of using IrelandTogether, you may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable. Users are encouraged to bring any Material they deem offensive or objectionable to the attention of forum moderators by using the Report Post Feature (https://www.IrelandTogether/faq_how_reportpost) identifying the specific Material you consider is objectionable. You must be logged in to IrelandTogether in order to report a post. For material that you consider is objectionable you will be asked to give your reasons for wanting the Material removed.
Users are informed that if they deem Material to be defamatory or an infringement of their intellectual property rights they should inform IrelandTogether by emailing
will not enter into any correspondence with or about users who have been banned.
You own all of the Material you post on IrelandTogether and we do not claim ownership of that Material. However, we need your permission to be able to display that Material and in some cases to modify it for best display – for different browsers, for our mobile site, and so on.
Consequently, by posting any Material on or through IrelandTogether, you grant The Operator a limited licence to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Material. The licence you grant to The Operator is non-exclusive, royalty free and fully paid, sub-licensable, and worldwide. This licence applies only to use of the Material for the purpose of providing the IrelandTogether service. You also waive to the fullest extent permissible by law any moral rights in such Material. You are responsible for making sure that you have all rights to what you post, including the rights necessary for you to grant the licence above.
By posting any Material on IrelandTogether you represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Material posted by you or otherwise have the right to grant the licence above, and (ii) the posting of the Material does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual property rights, confidentiality, contract rights or any other rights of any person. You agree to pay all royalties, fees, or any other monies owing any person by reason of any Material posted by you to or through
From time to time we may seek to use users’ Material for the purpose of advertising or marketing IrelandTogether.
To have original creative Material deleted, please contact the relevant forum moderator or by emailing email@example.com with a direct link to the relevant item and your request. We will delete it within 30 working days of your request, as far as is reasonably possible.
Please note that deletion of original creative Material applies only to Material you have uploaded to IrelandTogether. If you have posted a link on IrelandTogether to Material hosted elsewhere (such as Flickr or YouTube) then, as IrelandTogether is not the host, you will have to contact the other site to have that Material deleted.
We cannot guarantee that other users will not use the ideas and information that you share. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or don’t want others to use, you must not post it on IrelandTogether. We are not responsible for a user’s misuse or misappropriation of any content or information you post on IrelandTogether.
8.2 Defamatory Content & Content infringing Intellectual Property Rights.
IrelandTogether operates on a “notice and takedown” basis. If you believe that any content on IrelandTogether contains a defamatory statement, please notify IrelandTogether immediately by emailing info@IrelandTogether.ie Once this notification has been received, IrelandTogether will use all reasonable endeavours to remove the defamatory content complained about within a reasonable period of time.
8.3 Nuisance posts
Where a nuisance poster persists, we reserve the right to use email addresses to identify the user and halt the nuisance.
From time to time users contact us with feedback, suggestions and submissions about IrelandTogether and how to improve the site and services we offer. IrelandTogether welcomes the input, and the following terms ensure that we can use your contributions to improve
You do not have to submit anything to IrelandTogether about IrelandTogether, but if you do you acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or any other submissions to IrelandTogether which may improve our products, services, or offerings shall become the property of The Operator unless otherwise agreed by The Operator.
By making a submission to IrelandTogether about IrelandTogether, you grant a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to The Operator to copy, prepare derivative works from, improve, distribute, publish, remove, retain, add, and use and commercialise, in any way now known or in the future discovered, anything that you submit to IrelandTogether, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties.
10.1 Links to other websites
IrelandTogether contains links to other websites operated by third parties over whom The Operator has no control. Such links are provided for your convenience only and The Operator accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of the content or use of other websites. Such links do not amount to an endorsement or recommendation of these sites by The Operator.
10.2 Third Party Content
The inclusion of any content from other sites, either quoted directly or linked to (“Third Party Content”) on IrelandTogether does not imply any affiliation or endorsement of such Third Party Content by The Operator.
You understand that by using IrelandTogether you may be exposed to Third Party Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
Because IrelandTogether does not control third party sites, you agree that The Operator is not responsible for any such Third Party Content and that this is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Third Party Content originated, and IrelandTogether has no obligation to monitor such Third Party Content.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Operator reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to pre-screen, filter, remove, refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any Third Party Content in whole or part at any time for any reason or no reason with or without notice and with no liability of any kind.
All intellectual property rights in the website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof and all software vest in The Operator unless otherwise indicated. The Operator reserves all of its rights.
The above does not include Materials which are the property of advertisers or users.
You acknowledge that all trademarks, trade names, service marks, rights (registered or unregistered) in any designs, applications for any of the foregoing; trade or business names; innovations, inventions whether or not capable of protection by patent or registration, registered design and topography rights; know-how, including data specifications, drawings and instructions; secret formulae and processes; rights protecting goodwill and reputation; database rights and rights under licences and consents in relation to such things, rights in the nature of unfair competition rights, and rights to sue for passing of and all rights or forms of protection of a similar nature to any of the foregoing or having equivalent effect anywhere in the world and all copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in and relating to IrelandTogether (collectively “Intellectual Property”) are solely owned by The Operator.
You may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Material at IrelandTogether without the written permission of The Operator.
Rights of IrelandTogether
12.1 Liability and accuracy:
The Operator does not give any warranty or make any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on IrelandTogether. Material posted on IrelandTogether is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The Operator therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such Material by any user, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. Although rigorous protocols are applied to IrelandTogether we do not make any warranty that IrelandTogether is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or disruptive properties. Under no circumstances shall we be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labour disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labour or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in electricity or other utility supply.
The Operator does not give any warranty or make any representation as to the identity of any user on IrelandTogether. Any use of, or reliance placed on, any content or Materials posted to IrelandTogether by any user, or obtained by you through IrelandTogether, is at your own risk.
Users of IrelandTogether should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the information contained on IrelandTogether and, where applicable, as to the identity of other users.
The Operator may at its sole discretion for any reason (i) disable or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of IrelandTogether, (ii) remove and discard any posts or Material within any thread or anywhere on IrelandTogether or (iii) shut down a discussion, thread or forum that you are involved in, with or without notice, and with no liability of any kind to you.
12.3 Availability of service:
The Operator may at its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue temporarily or permanently providing IrelandTogether, or any part thereof, with or without notice.
IrelandTogether may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. We accept no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in transmission, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of user communications.
Where possible, we will use reasonable efforts to give users fair notice of technical difficulties or termination or suspension of their access to IrelandTogether. However, you agree that The Operator shall not be liable to you or any third party for any inability to access IrelandTogether, termination or suspension of access to IrelandTogether or modification of the service provided by IrelandTogether.
12.4 Indemnity and waiver
You agree to indemnify, defend (at the request of The Operator), and hold harmless The Operator our investors, successors, assigns, subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, contractors, employees, servants, moderators, third-party advertisers, technology providers, service providers or other partners, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees and representatives, from and against any third party claim, demand, loss, damage, cost, or liability including reasonable legal expenses, made or brought by any third party due to or arising out of:-
You acknowledge that your use of IrelandTogether including any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through IrelandTogether is at your own discretion and risk and you agree to waive any right to bring any claim or action against The Operator, our investors, successors, assignees, subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, contractors, employees, servants, third-party advertisers, technology providers, service providers or other partners, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees and representatives for any loss, damage, costs or injury arising from such use.
The agreement shall be governed by Irish law and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts in all matters regarding this agreement and your use of IrelandTogether.
19 Contacting IrelandTogether
Using our contact page: Contact page
All Ireland Together registered users, will also receive an occasional newsletter no more than once a week. The newsletter is a selection of updates on what has is going on within the community. Ireland Together registered users can unsubscribe at any time, by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter.
When you sign up for newsletters, we collect information to enable us to deliver the newsletter and to tell us what content you are interested in.
What we process:
· Identity data: your email address and name
· Why we process this data: The legal basis for processing this data is to enable us to deliver the newsletter that is part of your membership.Who has access: Only Ireland Together staff will have access to this data. Access may be granted to third parties such as our email campaign provider in order to resolve problems sending emails etc. but only under the strictest governance by Ireland Together. Ireland Together ensures that our email campaign provider adheres to the highest standards of data protection and privacy.
We welcome your feedback on this document and thank you for using IrelandTogether!