INIS Online – Terms & Conditions

    Access to the INIS Online website and its use is governed by the terms and conditions set out below. These terms and conditions are important and are for the protection of both you and the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS), Department of Justice and Equality. Please take the time to read them carefully. By proceeding further you will be deemed to have accepted them.

    1. This website is established in Ireland in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland and will be governed by the laws of that country. When you use the site, you accept that your use of the site and any information on the site, will also be governed by the laws of Ireland and if any dispute arises from your use of the site or any of the information on it, you agree to allow such dispute to be heard in the Irish courts.
    2. INIS retains all rights (including but not limited to, copyrights, patents, trade secrets and any other intellectual property rights) in all versions of this website.
    3. INIS reserves the right to make changes to the information, design and services provided in the website without notice and without liability. Every effort will be made to advise of changes in advance.
    4. INIS reserves the right to add, amend or vary the terms of this agreement by publishing notice of such changes on its website and the continued use of the service will signify your acceptance of the changes.
    5. In the event of and in your transmitting material to INIS using this website, INIS has no responsibility for the accuracy, veracity and completeness of same and for any errors in the manner of its input.
    6. INIS will not be liable for the use or misuse of this function.
    7. All areas of the INIS Online website are housed on secure servers. To verify the security certificate, double click on the yellow lock icon on the status bar of your browser. This is located on the bottom right hand corner of the browser.
    8. INIS makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for users to run an anti virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. INIS cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material off this website.
    9. Personal details volunteered through application forms is treated with in accordance with Irish data protection law and in accordance with the data privacy notice attached to each application form.

    Copyright

    The material featured on this site is subject to Government copyright according to the Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000. The material may be downloaded to file or printer for personal use only. Where this material is being issued to others, the source (including URL) and copyright status must be acknowledged. The permission to reproduce Government copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which may be the property of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

    Disclaimer

    The contents of these pages are provided as an information guide only. They are intended to enhance public access to information about Government and its Departments. Every effort is made in preparing material for publication, however no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the State for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on these pages or any site to which these pages connect. Although every effort is made to ensure the reliability of listed sites this cannot be taken as an endorsement of these sites.

    Overview

    By accessing and utilising this site, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, so please carefully read this section before proceeding. INIS reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms at any time and make changes to the products, rates and packages described in the site at any time and without notice or liability. Please check periodically for changes. Your continued use and/or access to this site following changes to this policy and/or conditions will mean that you accept those changes.

     

    Personal and Non-commercial Use Limitation

    This site is for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or service found on or obtained from the site (collectively, “INIS Online”); provided that you may download, reproduce, and retransmit INIS Online Information solely for non-commercial purposes. With the exception of the foregoing limited authorisation, no license or right in any copyright of INIS Online or any other party is granted or conferred to you. The site is provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, other than those warranties which are imposed by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT SHALL INIS ONLINE, ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR LICENSORS be liable for any LOSS OR INJURY OR ANY damages, either direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, consequential or otherwise, resulting from, or in any way connected to, the use of this site OR ANY INIS ONLINE INFORMATION, in each case regardless of whether such damages are based on contract, tort, strict liability, or those other theories of liability. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or consequential or incidental damages, so portions of the above-referenced exclusions may not directly apply to you. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST INIS ONLINE, ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND LICENSORS ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER INIS Online INFORMATION

    Copyright and Proprietary Rights Information

    The site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors or omissions. INIS Online reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the site, and to the products, rates and packages described in such information, at any time without notice. This site contains and references trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of INIS Online and/or other parties. No license or right to or in any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of INIS Online and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you. Reproduction or storage of materials obtained from this site is subject to Copyright Law in Ireland, the EU and the US. The INIS Online, and other INIS Online logos and product and service names are trademarks of INIS Online. Any reproduction or use of any of the contents of this site without the express written consent of INIS Online is prohibited.

    Linked Websites

    INIS Online does not review or monitor any websites linked to the site and is not responsible for the content of any such linked websites. Your linking to such websites is at your sole risk. We cannot be held responsible for the information, products, or services obtain on such other sites and will not be liable for any damages arising from your access to such sites. Any links to other sites are provided merely for the convenience of the users to this site and the inclusion of these links does not imply an endorsement of the linked sites or the content therein. In addition, you agree not to link your websites or any other third party website to the site without the express prior written consent of INIS Online. INIS Online reserves the right, at any time, for any reason not prohibited by law, to deny permission to anyone to link a website to the site.

    Governing Law

    These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland, and the parties hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts to settle any disputes which may arise in connection with these terms and conditions.

    No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

    As a condition of your use of the site, you warrant to INIS Online that you will not use the site for a purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

    General

    You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and INIS Online as a result of this agreement or use of the site. Any rights not expressly granted to you herein are expressly reserved by INIS Online.

     

    Published 09 October 2018