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Conditions of Use

This on-line store and website is the property of and is owned, managed, and operated by, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, a company registered in Ireland in 1990 (company no. 332093) and limited by guarantee, trading as and hereinafter referred to in these Conditions of Use as "Irish Whale and Dolphin Group" or "IWDG". The IWDG was founded in 1990 to establish an Irish stranding and sighting scheme and to campaign for the declaration of Irish territorial waters as a whale and dolphin sanctuary is the leading voluntary organisation in Ireland devoted to the conservation of cetaceans and their natural habitats. As a registered charity (CHY 11163), the Irish Whale and Dolphin group relies on a strong network of nationwide branches, members and supporters, and depends on funding from membership subscriptions, donations, grants and sponsorship.

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group on-line webshop is available to serve both members and the general public. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group in its remit of promoting awareness of cetacean and habitat conservation and supporting its membership base endeavours continually to provide a range of products promoting such conservation and educational aims. All profits from the on-line webshop are used to fund Irish Whale and Dolphin group operational costs and conservational work.

In providing services to you through its on-line webshop, the IWDG subjects you to the conditions specified below. If you visit or shop at our on-line webshop, you agree to be bound by these conditions.

Privacy

Please review our privacy statement, which also governs your visit to this website, for details of our privacy policies.

Electronic Communications

When you visit the on-line webshop or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the Irish Whale and Dolphin group or its content suppliers and protected by Irish, EU and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Irish Whale and Dolphin group and protected by Irish, E.U. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Irish Whale and Dolphin group or its software suppliers and protected by Irish, E.U. and international copyright laws.

Licence and Site Access

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than by way of page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of the Irish Whale and Dolphin group. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Irish Whale and Dolphin group. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Irish Whale and Dolphin group and any affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the Irish Whale and Dolphin group name, logos or trademarks without the express written consent of the IWDG. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the IWDG. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Irish Whale and Dolphin group on-line webshop so long as the link does not portray the Irish Whale and Dolphin group, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Irish Whale and Dolphin group logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without the express prior written permission of Irish Whale and Dolphin group.

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, you may use this website only with the permission, supervision and involvement of a parent or guardian. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at its sole discretion.

Reviews, Comments, Communications and Other Content

Where such facilities have been made available, visitors may post reviews, comments, and other content, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of content. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant the Irish Whale and Dolphin group a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant the Irish Whale and Dolphin group and its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify the Irish Whale and Dolphin group or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. The IWDG accepts no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Copyright Complaints

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please e-mail us at enquiries@iwdg.ie.

Risk of Loss

All items purchased from this site are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Product Descriptions

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, the Irish Whale and Dolphin group does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by the Irish Whale and Dolphin group itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition for a refund. Your statutory rights are not affected.

Other Businesses

Parties other than the Irish Whale and Dolphin group provide links through advertisements or otherwise to other websites and certain other businesses. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group is not responsible for examining or evaluating, and nor does it warrant the offerings of, any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their Web sites. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, and content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The Irish Whale and Dolphin group makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. You agree that your use of this site is at your own sole risk.

To the full extent applicable by law, the Irish Whale and Dolphin group disclaims all warranties, express or implied including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group does not warrant that this site, its servers or e-mail sent from the Irish Whale and Dolphin group are free of viruses or other harmful components.

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group does not accept liability for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

Retention of Invoices

This shop system retains invoices for you to inspect the status of your order or to verify the contents, price and shipping charges on your order. Customers must be logged in to access this information.

The Law Governing Use of this Website

By visiting this website, you agree that the laws of Ireland will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Irish Whale and Dolphin group or its affiliates.

The Irish Whale and Dolphin group reserves the right to make changes to this site, its policies and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Enquiries

For all enquiries please e-mail enquiries@iwdg.ie, or write to Irish Whale and Dolphin group, Merchants Quay, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland.

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