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RTÉ.ie Terms & Conditions of Use

Terms of use

1. RTÉ.ie (www.RTÉ.ie) is part of RTÉ which operates and manages this sector. By using this site you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms you should not access and/or use RTÉ.ie. By using any of the services offered by RTÉ.ie, you ("the User") are deemed to warrant that you are 18 years or over.

RTÉ reserves the right to change these terms from time to time. By continuing to use the site after changes are posted you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

Lawful Use

2. You may not broadcast, copy, download, frame, reproduce, republish, post, transmit or otherwise use RTÉ.ie content appearing on the RTÉ.ie site in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of such content requires the prior written permission of RTÉ.

3.You agree to use RTÉ.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 site by any third party. Prohibited behaviour includes but is not limited to 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 RTÉ.ie.

Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability

4.RTÉ.ie content, is provided on a "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.RTÉ will not be liable for any damages, including indirect or consequential damages, or any damages arising from use or loss of use, 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 RTÉ.ie

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

Intellectual Property

7. You acknowledge that the content including but not limited to text, images and logos identifying RTÉ or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of RTÉ and/or third parties. You are not permitted to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of RTÉ, or any other third party without the prior written consent of RTÉ or the third party.

Third Party Sites/Links

8. RTÉ is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party websites or material accessed through the RTÉ.ie site. RTÉ does not exercise any control or supervision of content of these linked sites.

9.RTÉ.ie does not endorse, and shall not be held responsible for any content, advertising, products, services or information on or available from third party sites. Third party sites linked through RTÉ.ie are not covered by these terms and conditions of use of these sites separately.

10. 10. RTÉ.ie and/or third parties may, occasionally, send e-mail messages to you containing advertisements, special promotions, and other marketing subject to your permission. You must decide to "opt-in" to our e-mail messages during the registration process or through a link on the RTÉ.ie site if they wish to receive any e-mail services, newsletters, special promotions or other marketing materials ("Opt-in E-mail Programmes"). RTÉ.ie has the right to partner with any e-mail marketers to provide these Opt-in E-mail Programmes. Your correspondence or business dealing with advertisers or third parties found on or through the Opt-in E-mail Programmes, including payment for and delivery of related goods or services, and any other representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser or third party. You agree that RTÉ.ie shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.

RTÉ.ie Email Alerts

11. These email services are available free to registered users and are provided for informational services only and RTÉ.ie makes no warranty as to the accuracy and reliability of any information obtained through these service or that defects in the services will be corrected.


12. 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.

13. These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland.

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