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Welcome to Planet-Ireland.com

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) apply to Planet-Ireland.com, as well as any other sites on which a link to these Terms of Service appears (collectively, the “Website”). By using or visiting this Website, or submitting your comments or other content on this Website (“User Content”), you are agreeing that these Terms shall govern your use of this Website. The term “You” or “Your” refers to the user or viewer of the Website.
As used herein, “we,” “us” and “our” refers to Planet-Ireland.com

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before registering or using the Website.  These Terms of Service may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page.  You agree that your use of the Website is subject to the Terms of Service then in effect.  Continued access to the Website by you following any modification in the Terms of Service will constitute your acceptance of the Terms  of Service as modified. If you do not agree with the Terms of Service, please do not use the Website.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

In order to use the Website, you may be requested to provide specific personal data to us, as further described in our Privacy Policy.  Planet-Ireland.com has established a Privacy Policy, as modified from time to time, which explains how information is collected on the Website and used. The Privacy Statement is part of these Terms of Service and is incorporated herein by reference.

REGISTRATION

There is no requirement or mechanism for registering on this website, It is informational only.

WEBSITE PROVIDED “AS-IS, AS-AVAILABLE”

The materials comprising the Website are provided by Planet-Ireland.com as a service to you for your noncommercial, personal use on an “as-is, as-available” basis. The materials may be used by you for informational purposes only. You acknowledge that you are using the Website at your own risk.

Planet-Ireland.com assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in the materials comprising the Website. Planet-Ireland.com makes no commitment to update the information on the Website. No advice or information given by Planet-Ireland.com or any other party on the Website  shall create any warranty or liability. Further, Planet-Ireland.com is not responsible for any content transmitted or posted to the Website by a third party. Any such third party content does not necessarily represent the opinions, beliefs, or positions of Planet-Ireland.com.
Planet-Ireland.com periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. Planet-Ireland.com shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the Website or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of web host providers.

Planet-Ireland.com makes no, and expressly disclaims any, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the Website, including,  without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Planet-Ireland.com makes no, and expressly disclaims any, warranties, express or implied, regarding the correctness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and reliability of the text,  images, graphics, links to other sites and any other items on the Website or accessed via the Website , or that the Website will be uninterrupted,  error-free or free of viruses or other harmful components. Under no circumstances shall Planet-Ireland.com, its parents, subsidiaries,  affiliates, or any of their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives be liable for any damages  whatsoever,  whether direct, indirect, special or consequential damages for lost revenues, lost profits, or otherwise, arising from or in connection with this Website, the materials contained herein, or the Internet generally. These disclaimers of warranties and limitations of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

Planet-Ireland.com does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party sites to which the Website links.

COPYRIGHT

Planet-Ireland.com in some cases uses fully and correctly attributed third-party images and other content under the “Fair Use” doctrine for purposes of news & information reporting about the Irish community worldwide. If you believe that any Content on the Website infringes your copyright or other intellectual-property  rights, you may notify Planet-Ireland.com by providing the information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act section of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512 (c)(3), to us at the email or mail addresses below –

Mail:

Planet-Ireland.com
P.O.Box 64345
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Email:
info@planet-ireland.com
All materials contained in this Website, including software, text, images, video and other materials  (collectively, “Content”), are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, sold, displayed, broadcast or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express prior written permission of either  Planet-Ireland.com; or in the case of content licensed or used under the “Fair Use” doctrine by Planet-Ireland.com from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content.

Unauthorized use of Content may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. You have no rights in or to the Content  and you may not use the Content except as permitted under these Terms of Service. You may download freely-accessible Content (one copy per page)  from the Website for your personal and non-commercial use only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright or other notice  from Content. Any third party materials transmitted or posted to the Website become the copyrighted property of Planet-Ireland.com, and may be used, reproduced, published, distributed, transmitted, sold, displayed, broadcast or otherwise exploited by the Planet-Ireland.com.
If you violate these Terms of Service, your permission to access the Website terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Content.

 

IMPERMISSIBLE USES OF THE WEBSITE

You agree not to: (a) systematically retrieve data or other Content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, directory or the like, whether by manual methods, through the use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction tools or processes or otherwise; (b) use any trademarks, tradenames or other intellectual property of Planet-Ireland.com or any other party from the Website as metatags on other websites, to disparage any party or in any manner that may damage any goodwill in the intellectual  property; and (c) collect usernames and/or email addresses of other users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or other communications.

The following activities on the Website are expressly prohibited: (i) any use of the Website, which in Planet -Ireland.com’s sole judgment, degrades the reliability, speed, or operation of the Website or any underlying hardware or software thereof, and (iii) any use of the Website which is unlawful or in violation of these Terms of Use.

TRADEMARKS

Planet-Ireland.com, Planet Ireland, and all related trademarks, tradenames, logos and other intellectual property are the property of Planet-Ireland.com and cannot be used without Planet-Ireland.com’s express prior written permission.

USER CONTENT

Planet-Ireland may provide users an opportunity to transmit or post text, videos, photographs, images, sound files and/or other content to the Website (collectively, “User Content”) and may provide for the hosting, sharing and/or publishing of such User Content.
The Website does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with User Content and expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with any User Content.

You shall not transmit or post any User Content that: (a) is unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, false, inaccurate, deceptive, misleading, offensive, distasteful, inappropriate, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent, invasive of another’s privacy  or harmful to minors in any way; (b) constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national, or international law; (c) is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, patent, trademark or  otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have  permission from their rightful owner to submit or post the material and to grant Planet-Ireland.com all of the license rights granted herein;  (d) refers derisively to the goods or services of others; (e) includes any disruptive elements that may damage or interfere with the  Website such as computer viruses, spyware, spiders, crawlers, data mining tools, bots, worms, bombs, or trojan horses;  (f) includes advertisements or solicitations of business; (g) impersonates another person; (h) includes any person’s full name or personal  or identifying information without that person’s authorization; or (i) violates the law or otherwise violates these Terms of Service.

In connection with any User Content you submit, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize the Website to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these  Terms of Service; (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service; and (iii) it complies with these Terms of Service.

You understand that all User Content is the sole responsibility of the person who transmits or posts that User Content. This means that you, and not Planet-Ireland.com, are entirely and solely responsible for all User Content that you transmit or post and for the consequences of publishing such User Content.  Planet-Ireland.com does not and cannot review the User Content transmitted or posted by users and is not responsible for such content.
However, Planet-Ireland.com shall have the right, but not the obligation, to refuse, delete, move, remove, or edit any User Content that violates these Terms of Service or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by the Website in its sole discretion and without notice.
Any specific complaints regarding User Content must be directed to info@planet-ireland.com.
ADVERTISING

All advertising on the Website is subject to the Online Advertising Terms of Service as modified from time to time.

GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION and CHOICE of FORUM

You agree that any claim, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms of Service, or your use of the Website, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of California and must brought solely in a state or federal court in Los Angeles County, California and any appellate court from any thereof. You unconditionally submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for any such action and waive, to the fullest extent you may legally and effectively do so, any objection or defense you may now or hereafter have (including without limitation the defense of an inconvenient forum) to the laying of venue in any such court  of any such suit, action or proceeding.

NO WAIVER

The failure of Planet-Ireland.com to exercise or enforce any portion of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver or modification of any such right or position.

GENERAL

The section titles used in the Terms of Service are for convenience of reference only, are not intended to be considered a part hereof, and shall not modify or restrict any of the terms or provisions hereof or be taken into consideration in interpreting or construing the Terms of Service.

If any portion of these Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful, void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the court shall endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intention as reflected in that portion and the portion shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Service and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining portion, which will remain in full force  and effect.

These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Planet-Ireland.com with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any other agreements, written or oral.

Last updated: September 19th, 2017