Terms and Conditions

The Educational Company of Ireland is the legal owner and operator of this site and unless stated otherwise, all information and rights belong to The Educational Company of Ireland and are protected by copyright and trademark laws. We reserve all rights in such information that is available on this site.

All information provided on this site is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute a legal contract between this site and any person or entity unless otherwise specified. Information on this site is subject to change without prior notice. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information.

This Website may contain information that is created and maintained by a variety of sources both internal and external. In no event shall this site be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through the Site.

Any links to external Websites should not be construed as an endorsement of the content or views of the linked materials.

When you log on and use this Website, you are subject to our Terms and Conditions, so please read them carefully. Accessing and using this Website means that you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions, so if you do not wish to be bound by them, please do not use the Website. Terms and Conditions are subject to change.

Modification to the Site and Services

We reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the site and the services that are offered by The Educational Company of Ireland from time to time, with or without notice to you, and we are not liable to you or any third party should we exercise such rights. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse is to discontinue using the site and the services. Continued access and/or use of the site and/or the services following notice of any such changes shall indicate your consent to and acceptance of such changes.

Copyright

You may access the site and use the information held within the site solely for educational purposes. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, modify, adapt, upload, post, transmit or distribute information held within this site in any way except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions. You may not delete or modify information or use information for any unauthorised purpose as this is a violation of our copyright, trademark, and trade secret rights and others' proprietary rights.

You are not permitted to remove or amend any trade mark, copyright or other proprietary notice on any of our products. You acknowledge that all rights in, and to, all copyrights, knowhow and other intellectual property rights relating to our products are and shall remain our property (or the property of our third party licensors). You will not at any time do, or cause to be done, any act or thing which impairs or infringes those rights.

You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse-engineer or disassemble the site or the content held within. Title to the content is not transferred to you. We license the content used from this site to you on a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub licensable basis.

Registration

The Educational Company of Ireland will try to make sure that you are registered to use this Website, though we cannot guarantee to do so where reasons outside of our control occur. Details of how to register with us are set out in our Registration Policy. We reserve the right, exercisable in our absolute discretion, to refuse your application for registration.

If you choose to register with us, you agree to provide only accurate, complete registration information, and you further agree that you will notify us of any changes to that information. You must register using your real name and school details. Access to the site and related services is not authorised by any other person or entity using your registration details and you are responsible for preventing such unauthorised use. You shall be responsible for all activity occurring under your registration details and account, and shall abide by applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with your use of the services offered via the site, including those related to data privacy and the transmission of technical or personal data. You shall immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your registration details and/or your account with us.

Cost

There is no charge for using this Website. Nonetheless, The Educational Company of Ireland reserves the right to change this at any time. If this situation arises, an applicable rate, including VAT, will be applied.

Disclaimers and Warranties

The Educational Company of Ireland has taken every reasonable measure to maintain the highest quality content within this Website. Nevertheless, we do not give any warranty, make any representation or undertaking as to the quality or fitness for purpose, or that the goods are not defamatory, injurious, obscene or unlawful, or that any trademarks or copyright used on/or in connection with the goods do not infringe any intellectual property rights not owned by The Educational Company of Ireland.

The Educational Company of Ireland do not give or make any representation or any warranty or undertaking that the performance and functions of the Website meet your requirements or that the media is compatible with any computer system on which it is used or that the operation of the software will be unlimited or error-free. We will not be liable, in any event, for any damages whatsoever that may arise from the installation of any third party software that you use to view this Website. You undertake responsibility for selecting a product to achieve your intended results and for the use of, and results obtained from, that product.

As far as is permitted by law, all implied warranties, conditions or other terms are hereby excluded. We shall not in any circumstances be liable for any loss of profits, data, business, revenue, goodwill or anticipated savings or for any special, indirect, consequential or economic loss howsoever caused.

You will not use the Website or any of its facilities and/or services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by Irish law or any other law applicable to the use of the internet including but not limited to:

Transmitting, linking or posting to the Website of any indecent, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, offensive or abusive material

Transmitting, linking or posting to the Website any material which encourages or constitutes the commission of a civil or criminal offence or which infringes any intellectual property rights or similar rights of any person

Transmitting, linking or posting to the Website any material/data which contains a virus or any other hostile computer programme or running any applications that could lead to a modification of the physical or logical structure of the networks being used

Deep linking and aggregating by use of any robot, spider, or other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy pages or the content contained on the Website without The Educational Company of Irelandís prior express permission

Spamming or any other form of commercial advertising or marketing

You agree to not disclosing to any other organisation any password or unique pin code that we may give to you and to use it only for the authorized purpose communicated to you by us.

Links to Other Sites

Links from the Website may be found, accessing independently managed worldwide web servers whose content we have researched, and which may be of possible interest to users of this Website. While we have visited these sites that are linked to us, we do not have any control over the content and attachments that appear on these sites and therefore, The Educational Company of Ireland make no representation or warranty regarding defamation or otherwise in respect of any linked sites.

You may also obtain goods and services from third parties which may be accessed through links on the site. The Educational Company of Ireland is not liable for any omissions, errors or inaccuracies in such material or information and in respect of services and goods provided by these third parties. Unless specified, we do not sell or offer for sale any goods or provide any services for these third parties and we do not act as an agent for them. The Educational Company of Ireland will not be responsible or liable, in any way, for any dealings you may have or the consequences of such dealings with any such third party. Any such dealings will be on the terms and conditions expressed or implied by that third party.