The Courses.ie directory is intended for use by those who are seeking and providing training courses and services primarily in the Island of Ireland Courses.ie is a division of Course Directory Ireland Ltd. a company registered in Ireland.
The terms and conditions set out below constitute the legally binding terms upon which Course Directory Ireland Ltd. will permit access to, and use of, the information published on this Website
A ‘user’ means a person or organisation that is searching for training courses and related services. A ‘provider’ is a person or organisation that offers to provide and/or sell training courses, related qualifications and certifications and services. A ‘customer’ is a person or organisation that uses the facilities provided by Courses.ie either as a user or provider.
Application to access the restricted access pages of the Website may only be made on the terms set out in this Agreement. Customers will not be entitled to use such services until acceptance of this Agreement and receipt by the Customer of a personal username and password.
This Agreement comes into force as soon as it is received by the Customer. By either check marking the Terms & Conditions box on registration or signing the Listing Order Fom, or by application in writing, the Customer is accepting these terms and conditions.
Communications with Courses.ie pursuant to this Agreement may be made by telephone, email, fax or Skype for Sales, Customer Management, Technology and Accounting, or in writing to the address specified above. Course Directory Ireland Ltd. will assume that any instructions received which have been authenticated by Customers’ usernames and passwords are genuine, valid instructions from Customers to us and we will act accordingly. Usernames and passwords must not be disclosed, nor be allowed to be disclosed, to third parties. Customers are strongly advised to change their passwords from time to time.
Customers must contact Course Directory Ireland Ltd. immediately if they suspect that their username or password has been disclosed to, or obtained by, a third party and that its integrity is threatened. Until such notification is received by Course Directory Ireland Ltd, we will assume that any instructions received in electronic form or over the telephone, which have been authenticated by Customers’ usernames and passwords, are genuine and valid instructions from Customers to us. Course Directory Ireland Ltd. shall communicate with Customers, at the address last notified to us by any of the above means unless we are required to communicate in writing either under this Agreement.
Any person or organisation providing appropriate training courses and related services may choose their preferred listing option and then list courses or services as per the listing option they chose by using either the sign-up form and entering their details, or requesting a listing via the website, or in communication with an employee of Course Directory Ireland Ltd.
Details of all charges payable to Course Directory Ireland Ltd. in connection with the hosting and provision of information and services are available from the Website. Courses.ie reserves the right to vary the charging structure for the use of the database, without prior notice.
Please note that Course Directory Ireland will invoice on behalf of Courses.ie and payments should be made payable to Course Directory Ireland Ltd., at the above address.
Please note that additional services you buy at different times count as stand alone purchases and will not qualify for cumulative discounts.
Each method of course delivery will use a separate listing, so that, for example, a course that is delivered as both a public course and an in-house course will use two listings and a course that is delivered as public, in-house, one to one and on demand will use four listings.
Each public course (even if identical to another) that is delivered from a separate venue will use a listing. Each public course (if identical to another) that is delivered from the same venue will use one listing irrespective of the number of delivery dates
Courses.ie Content Management System allows customers complete freedom to apply and remove purchased services from course to course as they wish.
Courses.ie cancellation policy; Users do not pay to search for courses and services on Courses.ie
Listing and promotional services may be purchased in advance by monthly and annual subscription as described elsewhere on the Website.
Cancellations within the first 28 days of a paid-for annual service will be refunded at 40%.
No refunds will be made for bulk upload services or cancellations of the monthly services or after 28 days from the start of an annual service.
Access to the restricted access pages of the Website is restricted to individual Customers and may not be shared with others. Whilst information extracted from the files on the Website may be used personally any copying or distribution of such files in whole or in part is prohibited.
Course Directory Ireland Ltd reserves the right to monitor all accounts to determine the number of files being accessed and the locations from which access is effected. It is expected that Customers will not access the Website from more than two different locations. Access from a greater number of different locations may give rise to enquiries by Course Directory Ireland Ltd. and a review of Customers’ accounts. The statistical information compiled and published by Course Directory Ireland Ltd. is the property of Course Directory Ireland Ltd. and/or its licensors and may not be used except as authorised by or pursuant to this Agreement.
- We use a "session cookie" (which are removed when you restart your browser) to maintain the state of your session when you login to our Website. You will not be able to login unless session cookies are enabled.
- We use "permanent cookies" to track user preferences; for example your account name, or status within our Website. We also generate track usage and performance information using these cookies. The Website will work if permanent cookies are disabled but certain features may not function properly
If the Customer makes a default in or commit a breach of these Terms of Business and in particular fails to pay charges for services as they fall due or any other event occurs which in the opinion of Course Directory Ireland Ltd. may jeopardise its position we may, without referring to the Customer, take such action in relation to any service as we, in our absolute discretion, consider necessary, desirable or expedient to comply with or to perform, cancel or satisfy any service or transaction or to protect such positions.
Much of the information contained here is managed and updated by the training providers themselves and Courses.ie expressly makes no warranty for the accuracy or relevance of the information herein contained.
Course Directory Ireland Ltd. shall not be liable for any direct or indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage (including loss of profits, revenue or goodwill) arising from the use, inability to use, interruption or non-availability of the Website or any part of the research materials published on the Website or otherwise any loss of data on transmission, howsoever caused. Whilst the material published on the Website is believed to be reliable and accurate, it is not independently verified. Accordingly, no representation or warranty is made or given by Course Directory Ireland Ltd., its officers, agents or employees as to the accuracy or completeness of the same and no such person shall have liability for any inaccuracy in, or omission from, such materials, save, however, that there shall not be excluded any liability for direct loss, costs or expenses caused by the wilful default, negligence or fraud of Course Directory Ireland Ltd. or its employees.
The installation and maintenance of all computer hardware, software and communications devices needed by the Customer to access the restricted access pages of the Website are solely the Customer’s responsibility.
If a Customer is a partnership, or is otherwise comprised of several persons, the liability and obligations of each such person under this Agreement shall be joint and several. Any default due to non-payment of fees shall be deemed to have occurred in respect of all of such persons and Course Directory Ireland Ltd. may exercise its rights set out above without being required to give notice of such an event to any of the persons.
We understand that the privacy and security of your personal and account information are important to you. Courses.ie & Course Directory Ireland Ltd adhere to confidentiality standards that are designed to protect your personal information.
· When you browse the public (pre-login) areas of this Website, you are not required to provide us with any personal information, and we do not monitor or collect any personally identifiable information from you.
· If you register to use the password-protected areas of this Website, we will ask you to provide us with information about yourself .This information will only be used to verify your identity and your eligibility to receive certain products and services, to provide information to you about products and services that we believe may be of interest to you, to record your interest in products and services that we offer, and to respond to your requests for information. You may elect to not receive such information.
· We emphasize to our employees the confidential nature of this information and the high level of importance we place on maintaining this confidentiality. All information that is supplied is covered by the Republic of Ireland’s Data Protection Act 1988 (amended 2003) and the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act 1998.
· Our aim is to provide you with the best and most relevant information possible. Products and services will come to our intention from time to time which we think could be of interest to you
· Our Website contains links to other Websites not operated by Course Directory Ireland Ltd.. Course Directory Ireland Ltd is not responsible for the content, or the privacy practices, of these Websites.
Whilst we have endeavoured to create a secure and reliable Website for our customers, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via our Website or by e-mail cannot be guaranteed. When disclosing personal information, users should be aware that it is potentially accessible by others, and may be collected and used by others without the user’s consent. Course Directory Ireland Ltd accepts no responsibility for the security of personal information transmitted via the internet.
Disclosure of Information
Whilst Course Directory Ireland Ltd will at all times protect its Customers’ confidentiality, we may be obliged to disclose information concerning a Customer, its business or any transactions which have been obtained in the course of the Customer’s business relationship with Course Directory Ireland Ltd, when required or requested to do so under any relevant law or by any governmental authority. The Customer irrevocably authorises Course Directory Ireland Ltd to make the disclosure of such information accordingly and without reference to the Customer. The Customer also hereby authorises the disclosure of such information to Connected Companies of Course Directory Ireland Ltd.
By logging in the Customer agrees to be bound by the standard Terms & Conditions of Courses.ie By means of the Customer’s login to these services the Customer is deemed to thereby accept the current Terms & Conditions including the notice below. If the Customer does not wish to accept these current Terms of Business and the notice below, the Customer should quit this Website instantly..
None of the services provided as a result of this agreement constitutes a recommendation for a course or related service and none should be construed as such. .
No recommendations are made directly or indirectly by Course Directory Ireland Ltd as to the merits or suitability of any course or service which may result directly from having viewed the Website or having received information by email.
In all cases it is the Customer’s responsibility to be informed about applicable legal or other regulatory requirements in the territory in which the Customer is resident or of which the Customer is a citizen. By acceptance of this Agreement the Customer represents and warrants that neither allowing the Customer access to the Website nor the acceptance of this Agreement by the Customer will infringe the laws or impose upon Course Directory Ireland Ltd any obligations or duty which has not been performed, fulfilled or satisfied under the laws of any territory the Republic of Ireland in which the Customer is so resident or of which the Customer is a citizen. If the Customer is in any doubt about its status or compliance with the laws and regulations of any applicable territory, it is recommended to the Customer to take appropriate professional advice without delay.
While all reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the information published on the Website is not untrue or misleading at the time of publication, neither Course Directory Ireland Ltd nor its officers or employees make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of such materials. No liability is accepted for any loss whether direct or indirect, incidental or consequential, arising out of any of the information not being true and accurate except to the extent caused by the wilful default or gross negligence of Course Directory Ireland Ltd or its employees.
The content of this Website is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights or similar rights which, unless indicated otherwise, are the property of Course Directory Ireland Ltd or another member of the group. Except for permission to download a single copy for personal use, the material published by Course Directory Ireland Ltd may not be reproduced, distributed or published in whole or in part by any recipient for any purpose, without our prior express written consent.
Whilst certain software may be made available to the Customer from time to time at the Course Directory Ireland Ltd Website, the Customer is licensed to use such software on a non-exclusive basis only for the purposes specified. The Customer is not permitted to use such software for any other purposes and may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise deal with such software.
The "Courses.ie” name is, the trade mark of the Course Directory Ireland Ltd plc group. All intellectual property rights in and to the same are expressly reserved to the group or (as the case may be) the organisation which has licensed the group to reproduce the same and accordingly none of the trade marks may be reproduced by the Customer without the express prior consent of the group.
This Website is hosted in the Republic of Ireland and compiled in order to comply with Irish law. All visits to this Website are subject to and governed in accordance with Irish law.
Courses.ie maintains the categories and structure of the database and reserves the right to modify, rearrange and otherwise alter these without notice. The provision of any course, provider or other information by Courses.ie is at the absolute discretion of Courses.ie, and listings may be withdrawn at any time, without notification or explanation.
Information which, in the opinion of Courses.ie, is inappropriate, out of date or incorrectly categorised may be changed or deleted without warning.
Course Directory Ireland Ltd. reserves its right to vary any of the terms of this Agreement either by written notice to Customers or by notice published on the Website describing the relevant changes. The variation shall take effect upon receipt by Customers of notice in writing or in the case of notification through the Website, on the first occasion thereafter upon which any attempt is made by a Customer to access the research on the restricted access pages of the Website.
Course Directory Ireland Ltd. may assign all or any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement to another appropriate member of the Course Directory Ireland Ltd Group or any of their successors. This Agreement is personal to each Customer, and Customers’ rights and obligations under this Agreement and any transactions entered into pursuant hereto, are not capable of assignment to a third party.
A Customer, if a natural person, warrants and represents to Course Directory Ireland Ltd. that he/she is over the age of eighteen years. If a body corporate, partnership or unincorporated body it warrants that it is by its memorandum and articles of association, deed of partnership, trust deed or other constitutional document, as the case may be, empowered (and has taken all necessary steps and obtained all licences, permissions, consents and approvals) to enter into this Agreement with Course Directory Ireland Ltd..
This Agreement and the Disclaimer document embody and set forth the entire Agreement and understanding between Course Directory Ireland Ltd. and the Customer with respect to the services to be provided herein. This Agreement supersedes all prior oral and written agreements, terms, understandings or arrangements relating to its subject matter.
If at any time any of the provisions set out in this Agreement (in whole or in part) is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any jurisdiction neither the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder of such clause or the remaining clauses of this Agreement nor the legality, validity or enforceability of such clause shall be affected.
No failure or delay by Course Directory Ireland Ltd. to exercise, in whole or in part, any rights under this Agreement or under any transaction shall constitute or be deemed to constitute a waiver of those rights upon that or any subsequent occasion. The rights and remedies herein are cumulative and not exclusive of any rights or remedies provided by law. No failure to exercise or delay in exercising the same shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise thereof preclude any other or further exercise thereof. The Customer’s rights and obligations under these Terms of Business and any transactions entered into pursuant hereto are not capable of assignment.
This Agreement is binding upon the Customer and its successors in title.
Time shall be of the essence in relation to the payment of fees pursuant to this Agreement.
Course Directory Ireland Ltd. shall not be in breach of any of the provisions of this Agreement or held liable or responsible for total or partial failure of performance of its duties and obligations occasioned by any event or circumstance whatsoever not reasonably within its control, including, without limitation, acts of God, fire, acts of government or state, any acts or regulations of any governmental or supranational bodies or authorities, strike, lock-out or other form of industrial action, war, civil commotion, insurrection, embargo, failure of any computer system, prevention from or hindrance in obtaining any raw materials, energy or other supplies, labour disputes of whatever nature or any other reason (whether or not similar in kind to any of the above), or acts of terrorism. Course Directory Ireland Ltd. shall have no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by the Customer in the event of any breakdown, failure or malfunction of any telecommunications or computer services or systems.
The Customer represents and warrants that it is acting as principal and not as agent or attorney for any other person. Course Directory Ireland Ltd. shall not be bound to act in accordance with the instructions of any person other than the Customer (but shall be entitled to act in accordance with all instructions given by the Customer or purporting to be given by the Customer) and its liabilities hereunder shall be fully discharged by it performing such in the Customer’s favour.
These Terms of Business shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland. In relation to any dispute, the Customer irrevocably agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.
References to a "person" include a reference to any natural person, firm, company, corporation, government, state or agency of a state or any association or partnership (whether or not having separate legal personality) or any one or more of the foregoing. "Business Day" means a day (other than Saturday or Sunday) on which bank premises are open for general business in Dublin. "Connected Company" means (in relation to a body corporate):
(a) That body corporate’s holding company;
(b) A subsidiary of the body corporate;
(c) A subsidiary of the holding company of that body corporate.
By logging in the Customer agrees to be bound by the standard Terms of Business of Courses.ie. By means of the Customer’s login to these services the Customer is deemed to thereby accept the current Terms of Business including the notice below. If the Customer does not wish to accept these current Terms of Business and the notice below, the Customer should quit this Website instantly..
None of the services provided as a result of this agreement constitutes a recommendation for a course or related service and none should be construed as such.
No recommendations are made directly or indirectly by Course Directory Ireland Ltd. as to the merits or suitability of any course or service which may result directly from having viewed the Website or having received information by email.
Access to the Website is not open to persons or organisations resident in any territory outside the island of Ireland where, to allow such access, would require any registration, filing, application for any licence or approval or other steps to be taken by Course Directory Ireland Ltd. in order to comply with local laws or other regulatory requirements in such overseas countries.
In all cases it is the Customer’s responsibility to be informed about applicable legal or other regulatory requirements in the territory in which the Customer is resident or of which the Customer is a citizen. By acceptance of this Agreement the Customer represents and warrants that neither allowing the Customer access to the Website nor the acceptance of this Agreement by the Customer will infringe the laws or impose upon Course Directory Ireland Ltd. any obligations or duty which has not been performed, fulfilled or satisfied under the laws of any territory, the Irish Republic in which the Customer is so resident or of which the Customer is a citizen. If the Customer is in any doubt about its status or compliance with the laws and regulations of any applicable territory, it is recommended to the Customer to take appropriate professional advice without delay.
While all reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the information published on the Website is not untrue or misleading at the time of publication, neither Course Directory Ireland Ltd. nor its officers or employees make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of such materials. No liability is accepted for any loss whether direct or indirect, incidental or consequential, arising out of any of the information not being true and accurate except to the extent caused by the wilful default or gross negligence of Course Directory Ireland Ltd. or its employees.
The content of this Website is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights or similar rights which, unless indicated otherwise, are the property of Course Directory Ireland Ltd. or another member of the group. Except for permission to download a single copy for personal use, the material published by Course Directory Ireland Ltd. may not be reproduced, distributed or published in whole or in part by any recipient for any purpose, without our prior express written consent.
Whilst certain software may be made available to the Customer from time to time at the Course Directory Ireland Ltd. Website, the Customer is licensed to use such software on a non-exclusive basis only for the purposes specified. The Customer is not permitted to use such software for any other purposes and may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise deal with such software.
The "Courses.ie” name is, the trade mark of the Course Directory Ireland Ltd group. All intellectual property rights in and to the same are expressly reserved to the group or (as the case may be) the organisation which has licensed the group to reproduce the same and accordingly none of the trade marks may be reproduced by the Customer without the express prior consent of the group.
This Website is hosted in the Irish Republic and compiled in order to comply with Irish law. All visits to this Website are subject to and governed in accordance with Irish law.
Forums and public communication.
"Forum" means a chat area, discussion board, bulletin board, or e-mail function offered as part of the Courses.ie online presence. You shall not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through the Courses.ie website any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable that would constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.
The forums shall be used only in a non-commercial manner. You shall not, without our express written approval, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting other guests to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organisation is expressly prohibited. You must also follow the house rules whenever you are using any Courses.ie website.
By uploading materials to any forum or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials has expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" in those materials have been waived.
While we make every effort to compile this website carefully and to the best of our ability, Courses.ie makes no warranties or guarantees as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this website. Courses.ie will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred as a result of relying on information contained on this website. Listings on this site shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind and it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself as to the suitability and quality of the service/product on offer.
Any views expressed on this website by contributors are for educational purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for professional or medical advice.
Courses.ie is not liable for any content posted on the Discussion Forums.
On registering for our Discussion Forums and/or eZines you will be asked to provide basic contact information. It is Courses.ie policy not to release personal information to third parties, unless specifically indicated otherwise.
Courses.ie is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the external websites featured/linked. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over availability of the linked pages.
Discussion Boards Rules
Registration to our discussion Boards are free but if participating we do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed below. If you wish to proceed to register to join our discussion boards you need to read the rules below and confirm your agreement to these rules by ticking the agreement box and pressing the submit button.
Opinions expressed on the Discussion Boards are not those of Courses.ie and Courses.ie accepts no legal responsibility for their veracity and nature. Courses.ie may at any time, and without prior or post warning, delete messages or close discussions on forums as it feels appropriate.
Considering the real-time nature of our Discussion Boards it is impossible for us to review messages or confirm the validity of information posted. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email. We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and will make every effort to do so within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary.
If you wish to obtain information about another person’s experiences with any particular person/company/organisation you may post a message requesting information - but you must request that people with negative comments respond personally to you by email – never via the forum
You are responsible for any content that you post or transmit on the Discussion Forums. You provide the material on the basis and in the full knowledge that it will be treated as non-confidential and non proprietary and that it may be published and used by Courses.ie for any purpose.
You agree to fully indemnify Courses.ie in respect of any loss, damage, injury, costs and expenses arising out of any claim threatened, proceedings initiated or action brought against it in relation to material posted on the Discussion Forums by you and you agree not to make any claim in relation to the material you submit.
You warrant that the material you submit is fit for publication and use and that publication and use of the material on the Discussion Boards will not infringe the rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights) of or cause injury to , any third party.
Courses.ie reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we hold about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.
By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise in violation of any laws.
Courses.ie may not be used to send chain letters, junk mail, spam, solicitations or bulk communications of any kind You are not permitted to post links to alternative community groups or sites unless it is with the express permission of Courses.ie.
You will not impersonate a person, business or organisation when making any submissions to this site.
Courses.ie reserves the right to deny access to any individual who contravenes these terms and conditions.
Renewal of listings are automatic and until Course Directory Ireland Ltd, are notified in writing of a cancellation all renewal fees remain due.