Terms and Conditions

Please ensure that you (referred to as the "user", "you" or "your") read these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE with care as they govern your use of and access to this website (the "site"). By using the Site you indicate that you accept these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer. If you do not accept them, please cease use of the Site immediately. TO USERS OF THIS SITE the following provisions apply:

1. Introduction

Gas Networks Ireland is the business division of Ervia which is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of the transmission and distribution networks used to transport natural gas.

The Site is owned by Ervia and operated by Gas Networks Ireland with its address at Gasworks Road, Cork, T12 RX96, Ireland (referred to as "Gas Networks Ireland" "we", "us" or "our"), which expression shall also include associated companies including, where the context requires, our third party suppliers and any other person involved with the provision or maintenance of the Site. Users must use the Site and the facilities made available on it only for their intended purposes, and must at all times act in good faith when doing so. If you have any queries about the TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, the Privacy Policy or the Disclaimer, please contact us at networksinfo@gasnetworks.ie.

2. Copyright & Limited Licence

2.1 All content and materials published on the Site are presented solely for your private, personal and non-commercial use. The contents of the Site, including all text, images, brands and trademarks is, unless otherwise specified, protected by national and/or international intellectual property laws, and is owned by Gas Networks Ireland or its suppliers. Use of the Site does not give a user any ownership in or to any of that content. You are granted a temporary, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited, personal licence to view and download on any single computer a reasonable number of copies of the contents of the Site for your personal, non-commercial, home use. All copyright notices, proprietary notices and disclaimers should also be copied. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from the Site including but not limited to text, graphics, video, messages, code and/or software without our prior written consent, except where expressly invited to do so. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright or other material. All rights not expressly granted by us in these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE are hereby reserved. If you breach any of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, your authorisation to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

2.2 In respect of all material that you submit to or post on the Site:

2.2.1 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material in any media, together with the right to sub-licence such rights; and

2.2.2 You confirm that you have obtained the consent of any individual identified in such material to the posting of the material on the Site.

2.3 You also understand that Gas Networks Ireland cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from the Site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (inducing anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

3. Information

3.1 In accessing the Site, the User accepts that information messages and electronic mail passing over the Internet may not be free from interference by third parties. Consequently, Gas Networks Ireland cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of any information relating to the User passing over the Internet.

3.2 Users shall be responsible for the content of all communications to the Site, including its lawfulness, truthfulness and accuracy. Users must ensure that all such communications to the Site, whether by e-mail or otherwise, are free of all viruses, trojan horses, logic bombs, time bombs, worms or any other computer programmes which could prejudice the normal and proper functioning of the Site or which would do anything which if done by the user would be a breach of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

4. Online Materials

4.1 Where content published on the Site is supplied by third parties, you understand that Gas Networks Ireland does not control or endorse such content in any way. All content which is offered by third parties that are not affiliated with or otherwise connected with us, is published in good faith but we do not accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of such contents (whether published on or offline) and the use of such content. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Site and use of all information contained within it.

4.2 Those who visit the Site from locations outside of the Republic of Ireland do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If use of the Site and/or viewing of it, or use of any material or content on the Site or services are contrary to or infringe any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use the Site and you must exit immediately.

5. Availability of the Site

Gas Networks Ireland will try to make the Site available but cannot guarantee that the Site will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, service, web site, router or any other internet connected device.

6. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified (including our directors, agents, servants and employees) against all losses, costs, charges, demands, proceedings, damages, actions, expenses and claims howsoever incurred by us as a result of your use of the Site or a breach by you of any of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

In the event that any material which you post or contribute to the Site infringes any rights of any third party, you shall, at your own expense and at our discretion, either obtain the right to use such posting or contribution or render such free of any infringement.

7. General

7.1 Gas Networks Ireland may alter these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE from time to time and post the new version on the Site, following which all use of the Site will be governed by that version. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. You must check the TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE on the Site regularly.

7.2 These TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer are governed by Irish law. The courts of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine all disputes, questions and differences arising out of or in connection with these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer, and the parties irrevocably submit to that jurisdiction for that purpose.

7.3 If any provision or term of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be severable from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

7.4 We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using the Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all information provided by you is accurate. Please see our privacy policy and our disclaimer respectively which are incorporated by reference into these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

7.5 These TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and Gas Networks Ireland and supersedes all prior written and oral arrangements, understandings, representations, warranties and agreements between Gas Networks Ireland and you.