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TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

lhpskillnet.ie (lhpskillnet.ie and/or, as the context admits or requires, any of LHP SKILLNET branded platforms, accounts or pages) is part of LHP SKILLNET. which operates and manages this website.

By using this site you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions which set out how you may use lhpskillnet.ie, as well as our ‘Privacy Statement’.

Where you use LHP SKILLNET ID, LHP SKILLNET ID Terms & Conditions of Use and LHP SKILLNET Login Services Privacy Statement shall apply. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all these terms and conditions and LHP SKILLNET Privacy Statement you should not access and/or use lhpskillnet.ie.

1. Changes

LHP SKILLNET reserves the right to change these terms as well as our Privacy Statement from time to time. By continuing to use the website after changes are posted you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions and LHP SKILLNET Privacy Statement as updated and/or amended.

2. Lawful Use

You may not broadcast, copy, download, frame, reproduce, republish, post, transmit, merge, edit, adapt, resell, re-use, produce summaries or otherwise use lhpskillnet.ie and/or its content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial, non- business use. Any other use of lhpskillnet.ie or its content requires the prior written permission of LHP SKILLNET.

3. Behaviour

You agree to use lhpskillnet.ie only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit the use or enjoyment of this website by any third party. Prohibited behaviour includes but is not limited to infringement of third party intellectual property and other rights, defamation, harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or anything which may affect the operability or security of lhpskillnet.ie.

4. Availability

lhpskillnet.ie and its content is provided on an “AS IS” and on an “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representations or any kind of warranty whether express, implied or statutory of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

5. Liability

LHP SKILLNET will not be liable for any loss or damages, including direct, indirect or consequential loss or damages including without limitation interruption of business, loss of data or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising from or in connection with the use of or the inability to use lhpskillnet.ie.

6. Warranty

LHP SKILLNET does not warrant that functions contained in lhpskillnet.ie and its content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that lhpskillnet.ie or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

7. RSS feeds

RSS feeds of lhpskillnet.ie content are provided free of charge to individuals for personal and non-commercial use only. Use of lhpskillnet.ie RSS feeds for commercial purposes or by non-profit organisations will require the prior agreement of LHP SKILLNET and you must first contact the appropriate editor (info@lhpskillnet.ie). By downloading a lhpskillnet.ie RSS feed, you acknowledge that LHP SKILLNET does not accept any liability for its RSS feeds, and that LHP SKILLNET is not responsible for the content of third party websites.

8. Intellectual Property

You acknowledge that lhpskillnet.ie and its content including but not limited to text, images and logos identifying LHP SKILLNET, lhpskillnet.ie or third parties and/or their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks and/or other intellectual property rights owned by LHP SKILLNET and/or third parties. You are not permitted to use any trademark, patent, design right, database right, copyright or any other intellectual property right of LHP SKILLNET and/or any other third party without the prior written consent of LHP SKILLNET or the third party.

9. Contributions to the LHP SKILLNET Website

By posting “Content” on lhpskillnet.ie (which for the purposes of these terms and conditions is defined to include any text of whatever nature including without limitation any comments or submissions, photographs, graphics, video or audio posted by you to any part of lhpskillnet.ie, LHP SKILLNET branded platforms, accounts or pages), you agree that LHP SKILLNET may – free of charge – use, edit, move, moderate, copy, disclose to third parties and make the Content or any part of it available as it sees fit on the lhpskillnet.ie website or on any other LHP SKILLNET or third-party services in any media worldwide now known or later developed. By providing Content to lhpskillnet.ie you confirm and warrant that it is your own original work and not copied from anyone else or infringing any third party’s intellectual property or other rights and is not defamatory, obscene, harmful to minors, harassing, offensive, sexist, homophobic, threatening, encouraging racial hatred or violence or in breach of anyone’s privacy,or confidentiality rights or prejudicial to legal proceedings and is not posted for promotional or commercial purposes. LHP SKILLNET does not guarantee to use or otherwise make available Content.

10. Acceptance

You agree to fully and effectively indemnify and hold harmless LHP SKILLNET in respect of all damages, claims, demands, liabilities (including liability to third parties), losses, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees and costs) arising out of, in connection with or as a result of a breach of the warranty in paragraph 9 above.

11. Responsibility

Where Content is provided by you by way of comments that are posted to any part of lhpskillnet.ie, LHP SKILLNET branded platforms, accounts or pages, you agree that you will not seek to impersonate a third party or post comments which are falsely attributed to any third party. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any comments posted by you and that you are solely responsible for your conduct in posting such Content to any part of lhpskillnet.ie, LHP SKILLNET branded platforms, accounts or pages.

You must not include any links to any websites or webpages.

12. Content

By posting Content on lhpskillnet.ie you confirm that you have the right to give TLHP SKILLNET permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your Content or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under-18. LHP SKILLNET will show your display name with your Content. LHP SKILLNET may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your Content. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see LHP SKILLNET’s Privacy Statement. LHP SKILLNET processes information about lhpskillnet.ie users in accordance with LHP SKILLNET Privacy Statement. Content does not, unless specifically stated, represent the views of lhpskillnet.ie or LHP SKILLNET.

13. Publishing

LHP SKILLNET reserves the absolute right to edit, move, cease to publish, moderate and delete user Content at its absolute discretion. LHP SKILLNET cannot publish comments which are not accompanied by a display name and email address.

14. Permission

If you do not want to grant LHP SKILLNET permission to use your Content in accordance with these terms and conditions, our Privacy Statement and User Comments: Terms of Use please do not share or submit them to LHP SKILLNET or post them on lhpskillnet.ie.

15. Third Party Sites/Links

LHP SKILLNET is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party websites or material accessed through the lhpskillnet.ie website. LHP SKILLNET does not exercise any control or supervision of content of these linked websites.

These terms and all disputes and matters arising out of or in connection with them shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts.

16. Advertising

LHP SKILLNET does not endorse, and shall not be held responsible for any content, advertising, products, services or information on or available from third party websites. Third party websites linked through lhpskillnet.ie are not covered by these terms and conditions and LHP SKILLNET accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

17. General

If any provisions of these terms and conditions are found to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect.

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