Terms & Conditions

Rockwell College Union (RCU) Website Terms and Conditions (version 1.0)


(1) Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, do not use our website.

(2) Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

(3) Licence to use website

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions below. You must not: (a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website); (b) sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material on the website; (c) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose; (e) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

(4) Limitations of liability

The information on this website is provided free-of-charge, and you acknowledge that it would be unreasonable to hold Rockwell College Union liable in respect of this website and the information on this website. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill). Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. We will not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising under these terms and conditions or in connection with our website, whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing exclusion, we will not be liable for any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings arising under terms and conditions or in connection with our website, whether direct or indirect, and whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise. However, nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

(5) Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion. If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that that user ID and password is kept confidential. You accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your user ID or password. We may disable your user ID and password at our sole discretion OR if you breach any of the policies or terms governing your use of our website or any other contractual obligation you owe to us.

(6) Comments

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website. You must not use our website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. And furthermore you are agreeing to indemnify Rockwell College Union against any unlawful, illegal or fraudulent acts. You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent. Within your profile, you may specify the services (both commercial and non commercial) you can provide your fellow Union Members. You may not market services that relate to pornography, are linked to the sex industry or that may be deemed defamatory, obscene, indecent, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory. You must not use our website to copy, publish or send mass mailings or spam. You must not use our website to copy, publish or send material which is illegal or unlawful, or material which could give rise to legal action under Irish, EU and other International law. All material you copy, publish or send via our website must not be defamatory, obscene, indecent, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; such material must not infringe any person's intellectual property rights or rights of confidence, impinge upon any person's privacy, or constitute incitement to commit a crime; further, material must not be misleading, deceptive, sexually explicit, threatening, abusive, harassing or menacing. We reserve the right to edit or remove any material posted upon our website. We may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the posting of unsuitable material, including suspending or cancelling your account, restricting your access to our website, or commencing legal proceedings against you. In respect of all material that you post on our website, 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.

(7) Copyright in Your Images

Rockwell College Union does not claim ownership rights in any image associated with your account; however, for the sole purpose of enabling us to display your images on the site, you grant RCU a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, distribute, and display those images. Please note that when you share images, you allow the recipients to share and make photographic prints from those images.

(8) Conduct

You are responsible for all of the images you upload, share or copy on the site. You must have the legal right to copy and display each image that you upload, share or print. Professional images that are provided to you by professional photographers or made available through websites, magazines, books or other resources, are protected by copyright and should not be uploaded, shared or copied using this site. You agree not to use the web site: (a) for any unlawful purposes; (b) to upload, post, order for print, e-mail or otherwise transmit or communicate any material that is obscene, offensive, blasphemous, pornographic, unlawful, threatening, menacing, abusive, harmful, an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, illegal or otherwise objectionable; (c) to upload, post, order for print, e-mail or otherwise transmit or communicate any material that you do not have a right to transmit or communicate under any contractual or fiduciary relationship or which infringes any copyright, trade mark, patent or other intellectual property right or any moral right of any party including, but not limited to Rockwell College Union; (d) to forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the web site; (e) to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any material which is likely to cause harm to Belvedere College Union or anyone else's computer systems, including but not limited to that which contains any virus, code, worm, data or other files or programs designed to damage or allow unauthorized access to the web site which may cause any defect, error, malfunction or corruption to the web site; (f) to make images hosted on the RCU web site available for viewing by the general public through a publicly posted link to the image or otherwise; (g) for any commercial purpose. You further agree that you shall not: (a) interfere with or disrupt (or attempt to interfere with or disrupt) this web site or servers or networks connected to this web site, or to disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to this web site; or (b) provide any information to RCU that is false or misleading, that attempts to hide your identity or that you do not have the right to disclose.

(9) Monitoring of Content

We do not control the content of members' accounts and do not have any obligation to monitor such content for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for all content and material you provide to the web site.

(10) Variation

We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

(11) Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy [add link], constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

(12) Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Irish and EU law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Ireland.

(13) Our contact details

The Rockwell College Union is located at:
Rockwell College Union Office,
c/o Brian Cooney,
41 Merton Drive,
Dublin 6,
Our contact email address is 

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