Terms and Conditions

  1. About us

This website www.accorddublin.ie (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Accord Dublin Catholic Marriage Care Service (“Accord”).

Accord is a private company limited by guarantee registered in Ireland with Company Number 605691 whose registered office is located at Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3. You can contact Accord as follows:

Email: info@accorddublin.ie

Telephone: +353 1 478 0866

Post:
Holy Cross Diocesan Centre,
Clonliffe Road,
Dublin D03 P2E7

 

  1. Acceptance

The Site is made available to you by Accord in accordance with the following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”). By accessing and browsing any page on this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and to our Privacy Policy (which details how we process your personal data) and Cookie Policy (which details what cookies are used on our Site) both of which are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions then you should stop using this Site.

  1. Changes to the Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or otherwise update these Terms and Conditions at any time. You must check these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. By using the Site, you are agreeing to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. Any changes or updates to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective from the date stated at the bottom of these Terms and Conditions.

 

  1. ‘As is’ basis and accuracy of information

While Accord has taken every care in the preparation of the Site, this Site is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. This means that Accord makes no warranty or representation and gives no undertaking that the Site can be accessed at all times.

Accord does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, performance or fitness for a particular purpose of the information on the Site.

Accord does not warrant, represent or undertake that the Site or any of the information will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects will be corrected.

Accord does not guarantee or warrant that the Site is free of viruses or other code containing destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing reasonable measures to protect your own devices from viruses or other malicious code.

 

  1. Your use of the Site

The Site, and the information and advice provided on it, are for information purposes only and are provided at no charge and are for your own personal and non-commercial use. Marriage preparation courses are subject to a charge.

Accord may collect certain data about you as a result of you using our Site. This is described in more detail in our Privacy Policy. By sending Accord any information or material, including your personal data, you grant to Accord the right to use that material in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy, which use may include contacting you or otherwise using the information provided by you to arrange for your attendance at marriage preparation courses or other related matters.

You undertake not to post to or send to Accord via this Site any materials that are or could reasonably be construed as: (i) defamatory, libellous, obscene, offensive, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory or blasphemous; (ii) in breach of any obligation of confidence or privacy or any trade secret; (iii) infringing the proprietary rights of any third party or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; (iv) violating any other law; (v) for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm any third party in any way; (vi) to jeopardise or prejudice the operation, quality or integrity of the Site, or the operation, quality or integrity of any telecommunications network; (vii) to harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (viii) for any commercial purpose including any direct marketing, nor to use the Site to participate in or cause others to participate in sending junk e-mail, spam, duplicative or unsolicited messages, advertising or promotional material; (ix) to distribute, download, upload or transmit any material which contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, or any other harmful or detrimental programmes; or (x) contrary to the terms and conditions of any Internet Service Provider you may use.

You also agree not to transmit to or send via the Site any materials which could reasonably be held to constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of any country or other competent authority, or infringe the rights of any third party enforceable in any part of the world.

Accord reserves the right to remove any materials from the Site where it reasonably suspects that such material is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise inappropriate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that Accord has no control over content on the Site provided by other users (if applicable).

You must remove any link to the Site if Accord in its discretion so requests.

You agree to indemnify Accord and Accord’s affiliates against any claim, demand, loss or damage suffered by Accord as a result of breach of this Section 5.

 

  1. Payment for courses and making a donation

You may book and pay for marriage preparation courses through the Site. You are entirely responsible for ensuring that you book a course in time for your wedding day. We recommend that you should complete your course 6 – 12 months before your wedding day. We accept no responsibility whatsoever for any consequences (financial or otherwise) if you are unable to complete your marriage preparation course in time for your wedding day.

We accept payment for marriage preparation courses through the Site by credit or debit card (or such other payment methods as may become available from to time to time). We currently use Stripe to process your payments, but reserve the right to use another payment service provider. We do not process any of your personal or card details when you pay for a course online – this is information is all processed by Stripe on behalf of Accord. Once your request to book a course has been confirmed, your credit or debit card will be authorised and the total amount deducted from your account. You will receive an email from Accord which confirms your booking. You should keep this email for your records.

For refunds, please see our Refund Policy for Marriage Preparation Course Fees.

You may also decide to cancel a marriage preparation course without giving any reason for the cancellation within 14 days of receiving your booking confirmation by email. If you wish to exercise of this right to cancel, please contact us using the above contact details.

You may also make a donation to Accord through the Donate page on the Site. Donations can be made using credit or debit card (or such other payment methods as may become available from to time to time). We currently use Stripe to process your Donations, but reserve the right to use another payment service provider. We do not process any of your card details when you make a Donation – this is information is processed by Stripe on behalf of Accord. Once you make your donation, your credit or debit card will be authorised and amount of the donation deducted from your account. You will receive an email from Accord which confirms that you made a donation. You should keep this email for your records.

 

  1. Limitation of Liability

Accord and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents or any of them, exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you from use of the Site (including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill or data) whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise in connection with your use of this Site, including browsing this Site or downloading or relying on any material or information on the Site or linked from or to this Site. This shall not affect your statutory rights.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit Accord ‘s liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by its negligence; (ii) fraud; or (iii) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

 

  1. IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.  For information regarding the basis on which we collect, use and process the personal data of or relating to users of our Site, please see our Privacy Notice. For information about how we use cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.

 

  1. Intellectual Property

The content on the Site, together with all logos, videos, text and trade marks are the property of Accord, and you may not copy, redistribute, republish or modify any content on the Site without the prior written consent of Accord. You can contact Accord to request such permission using the contact details above.

 

  1. Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Irish law. Disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

 

  1. Additional terms

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Accord and you with respect to your access to and use of the Site.

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be held unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Our failure to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided by these Terms and Conditions or by law does not constitute a waiver of those or any other rights or remedies.

Date: 23 March 2020