Terms and Conditions:
Welcome to our website.
Employment-matters.ie, unfair-dismissal.ie, workplace-injury.ie and compensation-matters.ie (each individually and collectively known as “the Website”) is and are owned and operated by Platinum Negotiation Limited (“the Company”).
The term “us” or “we” or “the Company” refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Wallace House, Canada Street, Waterford.
The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.
These terms and conditions are important and protect you and us. Please take the time to read the terms and conditions carefully. If you have any questions about the terms and conditions please email us at [email protected]
Acknowledgement and Acceptance
The Company reserves the right at any time and from time to time, to modify or amend this Agreement and/or any part thereof.
It is the Company’s policy to respect the privacy of its users. The Company will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you without your prior consent. In the course of our dealings we may acquire personal data and information about you which you have registered with us. In this regard, the Company undertakes to only use your data in accordance with strict conditions however, we reserve the right to and you hereby agree to allow us to disclose any information about you to law enforcement, government officials or to any court or court officials as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate. Nothing in this Agreement relating to the confidentiality of information shall prevent or hinder the Company from complying with its legal obligations under the Data Protection Act 1988 as amended.
By submitting your information to the Website you agree to allow the Company to communicate with you in a responsible manner.
Links included within the Website may let you leave the Website and enter other websites. These sites may not be under the control of the Company and the Company is not responsible for the contents therein or any link contained in such a linked site or for any changes or updates to such sites. These links are simply provided as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply its endorsement by the Company of that site or any association with their operators.
Your correspondence or dealings with, or participation in promotions and/or advertisements found on or through the Website are solely between you and such advertiser.
You agree that the Company is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on the Website.
All trademarks, trade names, service marks, rights (registered or unregistered) in any designs, applications for any of the foregoing; trade or business names; innovations, inventions whether or not capable of protection by patent or registration, registered design and topography rights; know-how, including data specifications, drawings and instructions; secret formulae and processes; rights protecting goodwill and reputation; database rights and rights under licences and consents in relation to such things, rights in the nature of unfair competition rights, and rights to sue for passing of and all rights or forms of protection of a similar nature to any of the foregoing or having equivalent effect anywhere in the world; copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in and relating to the Website (hereinafter referred to as “Intellectual Property”) are solely owned by the Company.
You may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Intellectual Property. All other trademarks, product names and company logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.
All website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof and all software are copyright of the Company. These do not include the logos and graphics which are the property of the Website’s partners.
Submissions to the Website
Where you are invited to submit any contribution to the Website (including by way of email, text, forum postings, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, that by submitting your contribution you are granting the Website a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and the license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the Website policy.
Also by submitting your contribution to the Website you declare that your submission is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to the Website for all the purposes specified above.
You declare that the submission is not defamatory and does not infringe any law and indemnify the Company against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by the Company as a result of your breach of the above declaration and waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Website and the purposes specified above.
Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
Limitation of Liability
The Company shall not be liable for any damage, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential relating to your engagement with the Website. Under no conditions and in no event shall the Company be liable for any direct or indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages or loss howsoever arising, (including but not limited to negligence or breach of this Agreement or otherwise) or for any loss of data, profit, revenue, goodwill or business howsoever caused even if that loss or damage was foreseeable by, or the possibility of it was brought to the attention of the Company.
The Website does not make any warranty that it is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating properties. The Company does not accept any liability for any losses or claims arising from any inability to access the Website.
No Legal Advice
The Company is not a Solicitor’s Practice and therefore does not act in that capacity and any content published on the Website is not legal advice. The material contained on the Website is for general information purposes only. It is not meant to and should not constitute legal or professional advice. Specific advice should be sought if any queries arise. No liability is accepted by the Company for any of the content contained herein.
Indemnity and Waiver
You hereby agree to indemnify and keep indemnified the Company its successors and assigns and each of its respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all liability, damages, losses, claims (including reasonable legal fees) resulting in any way from your use of and from material posted on the Website or resulting from any breach of this Agreement whether such breach is carried out by you or by any other person through your account, arises out of your data, your use of the Website, your connection to the Website or your violation of any third party rights.
Furthermore, you hereby acknowledge that any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website is done at your own discretion and risk and that you waive any right to bring any claim or action against the Company or its successors, assigns, directors, officers, employees and agents for any loss, damage or injury arising from use of the Website or as a result of from engaging the services of the Website.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
Neither the Company nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The materials contained in the Website may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. The Company does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the Website. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, statement, memorandum or information shall be at your own risk. The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Website.
The information and material on the Website are provided “as is” without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for any particular purpose or use.
The Company does not make any warranty, guarantee or any representation regarding the quality of, or assurance of any advertisement or any merchandise, product or service offered or provided by third party companies.
The Company shall not be liable for any failure of a third party to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement which is caused by matters beyond its reasonable control including but not limited to Acts of God, breakdown of internet services or other computer services, war, strikes, lock-outs and industrial disputes.
The Company reserves the right to assign or subcontract any or all of its rights and obligations under this Agreement. You acknowledge that you may not without the prior written consent of the Company assign or dispose of your obligations under this Agreement whether in part or in whole.
Modifications to the Website
The Company reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue temporarily or permanently, the Website (or a part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website.
You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without the Company’s prior written consent.
A waiver by the Company of any breach by any Customer or Supplier of any of the terms, provisions or conditions of this Agreement or the acquiescence of the Company to any act (whether of commission or omission) which but for such acquiescence would be a breach as aforesaid shall not constitute a general waiver of such term, provision or condition or of any subsequent act contrary thereto.
No Partnership/Joint Venture
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as forming a partnership or joint venture with Customers or Suppliers and no third party company will have the right or ability to create any obligation on the Company’s behalf.
This Agreement shall be governed by Irish law and the Customer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts in all matters regarding it.
If at any time any one or more provisions of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
All questions or disputes regarding the Website must be submitted in writing within 30 days of the query where applicable, to [email protected]
The Company is not an agent of any Supplier and does not warrant to the quality or suitability of any Supplier. The Customer should carry out their own enquiries in this regard and the Company shall not bear any liability for the failure of a Supplier to effectively provide a service.
Terms and Conditions Specific to Agreement to Act:
The Company does not accept any responsibility for any liability, damages, losses, claims (including legal fees) resulting in any way from a Customer’s use of the Website and in particular where a Customer submits an enquiry to the Website no relationship is created or shall be deemed to exist and no reliance shall be placed on any response provided or where no response is received this is not an indication of the validity of your claim or otherwise and should not be considered to be indicative of the viability or value of your claim. The Company shall bear no responsibility to you where you do not receive a response or where the response provided proves to be inaccurate or where there is any delay in replying to your enquiry.
Where the Company agrees to act on your behalf the terms and conditions which regulate that relationship will be explicitly agreed with you and no relationship will be deemed to be in existence until both parties have agreed these terms and conditions and you have executed an instructions and authority to act form and paid an initial retainer fee.