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Terms and Conditions (“Terms”)
Last updated: April 19, 2020
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the https://swarms.ie website (the “Service”) operated by Swarms.ie (“us”, “we”, or “our”).
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
About the Service
Swarms.ie offers a free to all notification service that connects members of the public who are reporting a honeybee swarm to a local beekeeper who can collect & rehome it. The service aims to filter reports of swarms and identify false reports (ie bumblebees, wasps etc), and/or reports of swarms that are too dangerous for the average beekeeper to attempt (ie chimney habitation, high in a tree or generally not worth the risk). As this process is done remotely, it is not possible to be 100% accurate with all reports, it is the beekeepers responsibility to conduct a risk assessment for each swarm capture they are notified of, and it is at their own risk that they undertake to collect any and all swarms.
Swarms.ie accepts no liability for any injury caused to any party or damage to property, or loss of earnings as a result of a notification of a swarm.
Swarms.ie will not publish any data of any person or entity reporting a swarm, nor will we publish contact data for beekeepers who respond to swarm notifications. Contact information for beekeepers is kept offline (personal data does not reside on the website: www.swarms.ie).
Links to Other Web Sites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Swarms.ie.
Swarms.ie has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Swarms.ie shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.
Information received from Swarms.ie
Information provided to beekeepers for the collection of a swarm must not be published, divulged, sold or shared to any 3rd party as applicable by local law. Any personal information received may not be used for any marketing purposes by the swarm collector or affiliated parties. You must respect the reporter’s privacy and rights to privacy.
Swarms.ie published compliance statement in regards to GDPR can be accessed here: https://swarms.ie/home/privacy-policy/
We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org