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Irish Abroad provides email, chatboard, discussion room and other
online services (the "Services") to members who have registered
in respect of those services (as appropriate). Your use of the Services
is subject to our Terms Governing Use of
Site and to these membership terms and conditions, and the
Terms Governing Use of Site are hereby
incorporated into these membership terms and conditions by this
Turus Inc. trading as Irish Abroad ("Irish Abroad "
or "we") reserves the right to change the presentation,
performance, use of facilities and availability of any of the
Services at its sole discretion, including these terms and conditions,
and you should check these terms and conditions regularly for
The Services are provided solely for each Member's own use and
you will not resell or attempt to resell the Services (or any
part or facility of them) to any third party.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that any electronic mail
("email") address provided to you as part of the Services
is licensed to you only for so long as you remain a Member,
and that you acquire no right or title to such email address.
On termination of your membership for whatever reason, or in
the event that Irish Abroad discontinues the Services, all rights
to use such email address will revert to Irish Abroad to use
in its sole discretion, including for the avoidance of doubt,
licensing such email address to any other Member.
To provide certain current complete and accurate information
as prompted to do so by the Service, and
To maintain and notify us of updates to this information as
required to enable us to keep it current, complete and accurate.
As a Member, you are responsible for your own communications and
are responsible for the consequences of posting those communications.
Irish Abroad does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness,
accuracy or reliability of any material posted by members or endorse
any opinions expressed by Members. You acknowledge that any reliance
on material posted by other Members will be at your own risk.
Irish Abroad does not screen communications in advance and is
not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by
Members. If notified by a Member of communications which allegedly
do not conform to these terms and conditions, Irish Abroad may
investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in
its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of
the communication. Irish Abroad has no liability or responsibility
to Members for performance or non-performance of such activities.
Irish Abroad reserves the right to expel Members and prevent their
further access to the Services for violating these membership
terms and conditions or the law and further reserves the right
to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, defamatory
Irish Abroad retains the right to terminate your membership and
rights to use the Services or restrict availability of or to discontinue
the Services at anytime without cause, and without any liability
You acknowledge and agree that certain technical processing of
your communications and their content may be required to:
Send and receive messages,
Conform to connecting networks' technical requirements,
Conform to the limitations of the Services, or
Conform to other similar requirements.
acknowledge such processing and alteration are automated and
do not constitute the exercise of editorial control over the
messages or the monitoring of message content.
Occasionally Irish Abroad may
Change the technical specifications of the Services; or
Suspend the Services for operational reasons such as repair,
maintenance or improvement of the Services or because of an
Change the system resource limits applicable to your membership.
Irish Abroad makes no warranty that the Services will meet your
requirements or that the Services will be uninterrupted, timely,
secure or error free, nor does Irish Abroad make any warranty
as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services,
or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained
through the Services or that defects in the Services will be corrected.
In consideration of being allowed to use the Services provided
by Irish Abroad , you agree that you will not:
Use the Services for any purpose in violation of local, state,
or national laws of any country.
Post material that is copyrighted, unless you own that material
or have the permission of the copyright owner.
Post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them
or have the permission of the copyright owner.
Post material that infringes on any other intellectual property
rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of
Post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing,
abusive, hateful or embarrassing to another Member or any
other person or entity.
Post sexually-explicit images.
Post advertisements or solicitations of business.
Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or post comments that
are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is
clear that the discussion is free-form).
Post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
Impersonate another person.
hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Irish Abroad against
any claims, proceedings and actions taken and all damages (including
costs) that may be awarded or agreed to be paid to any third
party in respect of any claim or action arising as a result
of your breach of this condition.
By posting communications, you grant:
To Irish Abroad : A royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive
license to use, reproduce, edit, modify, publish, translate,
distribute, perform and display those communications alone
or as part of other works in any form, media or technology
whether now known or hereafter developed and sublicense such
rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees.
To other Members: The right to access, view, store, and reproduce
the communications for personal use.
Other rules may apply to these or certain software and other items
provided as part of the Services. Any special rules will be listed
as "legal notices" on Irish Abroad 's website and are
incorporated into these membership terms and conditions by this
reference. All software that is made available for downloading
from Irish Abroad 's website ("Software") is protected
by copyright and may be protected by other rights. You may only
use such Software for the purposes of the Services, and may not
copy, reproduce, distribute or create derivative works based on
the Software. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law,
you agree not to dissemble or otherwise reverse engineer any of
the Software for any reason, or permit any third party to do so.
The use of such Software may also be governed by the terms in
the software licence agreement or applicable "legal notice"
accompanying such Software. The downloading and use of such Software
is conditional on your agreement to be bound by the terms of the
relevant software licence agreement or designated "legal
You acknowledge that Irish Abroad may establish general practices
and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation
the maximum number of days that email messages, message board
postings or other uploaded material will be retained by the Service,
the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or
received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any
email message that may be sent from or received by an account
on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on
Irish Abroad's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number
of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the
Service in a given period of time. You agree that Irish Abroad
has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure
to store any messages and other communications or other material
maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that
Irish Abroad reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive
for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Irish
Abroad reserves the right to change these general practices and
limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to
other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Irish Abroad
has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge
and agree that Irish Abroad is not responsible for the availability
of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and
is not responsible or liable for any material, advertising, products,
or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.
You further acknowledge and agree that Irish Abroad shall not
be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage
or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with
use of or reliance on any such material, goods or services available
on or through any such site or resource.
For the avoidance of doubt, the revisions of the Terms Governing
Use of Site relating to limitation of liability and disclaimers
are incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference
and shall apply to the use, or inability to use the Services.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE
IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE"
BASIS. IRISH ABROAD EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF
ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IRISH ABROAD MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET
YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED,
TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY
BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR
RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION,
OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE
SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN
THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE
USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK
AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO
YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE
DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED
BY YOU FROM IRISH ABROAD OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL
CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IRISH ABROAD SHALL NOT BE
LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL
OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES
FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE
LOSSES (EVEN IF IRISH ABROAD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY
TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE
GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION
OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS
ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED
ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv)
STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR
(v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.