Terms and Conditions and Liability

AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND THE IRISH NURSES AND MIDWIVES ORGANISATION (INMO) AND INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

INMOProfessional.ie >website is comprised of various web pages operated by the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre. The INMOProfessional.ie website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the INMOProfessional.ie website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices and your consent to our Privacy Policy

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre reserve the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the INMOProfessional.ie website is offered, including, but not limited to, the charges associated with the use of the INMOProfessional.ie

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The INMOProfessional.ie website may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre and the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The INMO, the INMO Professional Development Centre, or any of its contributors are responsible for any loss, damage or expense that might be caused by any action, or lack of action, that a user of this service might take as a result of reading material on a site found using INMOProfessional.ie. Responsibility for such actions, or lack of actions, remains with the reader concerned. The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre of the site or any association with its operators.

Any feedback that you may have concerning the external links or broken links that we have placed on our website can be emailed to pdc@inmoprofessional.ie

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the INMOProfessional.ie website, you warrant to the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre that you will not use the INMOProfessional.ie website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the INMOProfessional.ie website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the INMOProfessional.ie website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the INMOProfessional.ie website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the INMOProfessional.ie website.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The INMOProfessional.ie website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • Advertise, or offer to sell, or buy, any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre have no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre reserve the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion.

The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre reserve the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in the INMO’s and INMO Professional Development Centre’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre do not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre specifically disclaim any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized INMO or INMO Professional Development Centre spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO THE INMO OR THE INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OR POSTED AT ANY INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE

The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre do not claim ownership of the materials you provide to INMOProfessional.ie (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any INMOProfessional.ie website or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees, permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre are under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre’s sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

INMOProfessional.ie the official website for the INMO’s (Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation’s) Professional Development Centre, is an online one-stop shop for educational resources, created for Irish nurses and midwives.

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE INMO AND INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION, THE INMO AND INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE

The information provided should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. If you have, or suspect you have a medical or health condition, then you should consult a qualified physician (e.g. your general practitioner).

The INMO Professional Development Centre service cannot give actual medical or health advice. This service is intended to complement existing medical and health techniques and information sources. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE THEM

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. THE INMO AND INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVLOPMENT CENTRE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE INMO AND INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES.

THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE INMO AND INMO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE INMOPROFESSIONAL.IE WEBSITE.

Copyright

Unless otherwise stated, all ownership and copyright for information and materials on this website resides with the INMO Professional Development Centre, the INMO, or the authors of articles and other materials published on the website. Copyright law and international treaties protect the entire content of the website. It has been posted with the intent that it be available and accessible for personal AND PUBLIC non-commercial use.

Information on the website is provided for personal use only: it may not be reproduced elsewhere without the express permission from the INMO or the INMO Professional Development Centre. You are permitted to view this website on your computer screen and print its contents on your printer without charge for your personal and non-commercial use only. Permission to use, or reproduce, any of this material in any other manner, including but not limited to, publication, reproduction, transmission or storage on any other website, must be obtained from the individual authors of the material or from the INMO or the INMO Professional Development Centre.

INMOProfessional.ie has endeavoured to attribute copyright or other intellectual right to the rightful owners where such course has been appropriate. Where any attribution has been missed or overlooked, INMOProfessional.ie, on being informed, will correct and otherwise make good. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

TRADEMARKS

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organisations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organisation, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

Submitting personal information

When you supply any personal information to INMOProfessional.ie, we have legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that data. We must collect the information fairly; we must let you know how we will use it; and we must tell you in advance if we decide to pass the information on to anyone else. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Amendment Bill (2002) and Data Protection Act 1988. Information in relation to personal data collected by Irish entities is available on the website of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

Access to your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information the INMO and the INMO Professional Development Centre holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 1997.

Please address requests to: pdc@inmoprofessional.ie

INMOProfessional.ie expands, there will be more opportunities to enhance the services provided to you. From time to time we may send you details of other INMO services and products that may be of interest to you, and offer you the opportunity to subscribe to them. We may also offer you the opportunity to participate in surveys, carried out by the INMO or its AGENTS, WHICH help our research into the types of service we offer. The INMO and the INMO Professional Development Centre will keep a record of information provided by you. Please note that any information you provide to the INMO or the INMO Professional Development Centre will only be used within the INMO Organisation. It will never be supplied to third parties without first obtaining your consent, unless we are obliged by law to disclose informatio

Legislation

These disclaimers and exclusions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Irish law.

Any views, opinions and guidance set out in this website should not be taken as the definitive view of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).

INMOProfessional.ie

Every effort is made to keep the website live and running smoothly. We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information. Due to the nature of the Internet and the technology involved,the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues, or otherwise, beyond its control. The Internet is not yet a fully secure medium, and therefore confidentiality and privacy of the information transmitted thereon cannot be ensured. As a result, the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre will not be liable for any damages resulting from the transmission of confidential or personal information.

This website is potentially available to a worldwide audience. Therefore, adherence to these policies is imperative. Everybody involved with publishing information on the website should be aware of the consequences of what is published.

We offer no guarantee of the longevity of the website and reserve the right to terminate it at any moment, at our sole discretion and without prior notice. We assume no responsibility for any prejudice resulting from the termination of this website.

GENERAL

To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the Republic of Ireland and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the INMOProfessional.ie Website. Use of the INMOProfessional.ie Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre as a result of this agreement or use of the INMOProfessional.ie Website. The INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the INMOProfessional.ie Website or information provided to or gathered by the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre with respect to such use.

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and the INMO Professional Development Centre with respect to the INMOProfessional.ie Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the INMO and INMO Professional Development Centre with respect to the INMOProfessional.ie Website.

A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.