Last Updated: August 1st 2023
The SligoAlerts.ie service is provided by Pin Point Alerts Limited (Registered in Ireland, ref. #488766). Participation in the SligoAlerts.ie service is governed by these terms and conditions. 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 SligoAlerts.ie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alert data that is used on SligoAlerts.ie is gathered from a variety of external data providers. This open and publicly-accessible alert data is provided "as is", with no interaction or engagement with the data owner at any time. This is an information service that issues alerts when the data becomes available from these sources. Neither SligoAlerts.ie nor the data owner is responsible for any errors, omissions or delays in publishing alerts on SligoAlerts.ie.
- "Applicable Laws" means any law, statute, regulation, order, judgement, decision, recommendation, rule, policy or guideline passed or issued by government or any competent court or authority in relation to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions.
- “SligoAlerts.ie System” means the website, SligoAlerts.ie smartphone apps, data, processes, functions and all related components of the SligoAlerts.ie System
- “Registered User” means you, being the person who uses the SligoAlerts.ie System.
- "Website" means the www.sligoalerts.ie website, SligoAlerts.ie smartphone apps, and any other websites or microsites, generated by the Company through which Registered Users are invited to use; and "You" or "you" or "Your" or "your" means the Registered User.
Acknowledgement and acceptance
This Agreement ("the Agreement") outlines the terms and conditions governing your participation in the SligoAlerts.ie System and it is your responsibility to read and understand them. Through enrolling and/or using the SligoAlerts.ie System you become a member of the SligoAlerts.ie System ("Member") and you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Participation in the SligoAlerts.ie System is offered at the sole discretion of Pin Point Alerts Limited who own and operate SligoAlerts.ie (hereinafter referred to as "SligoAlerts.ie").
SligoAlerts.ie reserves the right at any time and from time to time, to modify or amend this Agreement and/or any part thereof. Registered Users understand and acknowledge that most recent version of this Agreement will be located on the SligoAlerts.ie website at [terms and conditions area at footer of all web pages]. Registered Users non-termination or continued use of the SligoAlerts.ie System constitutes an affirmative acknowledgement by the Member of any modification to this Agreement and consent to be bound by its terms. A Member may terminate his/her Registered Users account at any time if he does not agree with the terms of this Agreement.
SligoAlerts.ie’s privacy promise
It is SligoAlerts.ie's policy and promise to respect the privacy of its Registered Users. SligoAlerts.ie has “privacy by design” included at all stages of the process, from technical development of the service to account closure requests by Registered Users on the websie. A dedicated Privacy Statement and details of Data Protection policies for SligoAlerts.ie is available at www.sligoalerts.ie/privacy and you are strongly encouraged to read this statement to check exactly what types of Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) is collected, stored and processed by SligoAlerts.ie.
We cannot ensure that private communication and other identifiable personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this section. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing) we may be forced to disclose the data to a government agency lawfully requesting the same or to any court acting in pursuance of its powers. 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 believed necessary or appropriate.
You are responsible for keeping your password confidential and for all activities that occur under your password or account. Please let SligoAlerts.ie know of any unauthorised use of your password, or any other breach of security. We will clearly state why we are collecting personal information and how it will be used. At your request we will allow you inspect and edit any personal data relating to you and this will be subject to small, cost-recovery fees in certain situations.
By joining the SligoAlerts.ie System you agree to allow SligoAlerts.ie to communicate with you through various channels such as email and SMS text message regarding alerts and notifications for your preferred Sligo location(s). SligoAlerts.ie will always use this communication method responsibly.
Terms of participation
Registration to the SligoAlerts.ie System is based on a paid annual subscription. You will not be able to access any account settings or receive alerts if you do not have an up to date subscription, which can be purchased online at www.sligoalerts.ie/register.
The SligoAlerts.ie System is only available for locations in Co. Sligo. You are advised not to subscribe if you do not have a location of interest within Co. Sligo.
SMS alerts are available for Level Orange and Level Red severe weather warnings for Co. Sligo. Irish +353 mobile numbers can be added to your account to receive these SMS alerts. Only +353 numbers are permitted in the system and international (i.e., non-Irish) mobile numbers are not allowed.
SligoAlerts.ie is not responsible for changes to, or discontinuance of any alerts through third party agencies, bodies or agencies. For the avoidance of doubt, if a data provider stops providing its data to SligoAlerts.ie then this is beyond our control. In this situation, refunds will not be offered to any paid subscribers. For example, if you opt in to receive residential property sale alerts for Co. Sligo and the Residential Property Price Register ceases making this data available, then you will stop receiving these alerts without any refund. The same applies for all alert categories. You can view the list of current data providers here: https://sligoalerts.ie/about/data.
SligoAlerts.ie is not responsible for the inaccurate communication of alerts through a linked site, open data site, by that participating agency, body or agency that provides alert data for this service. For the avoidance of doubt, if an alert data provider delivers incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, delayed or faulty data then this is beyond our control - we process the data "as is" and no quality checks are carried out on data quality. In this situation, refunds will not be offered to any paid subscribers. You can view the list of current data providers here: https://sligoalerts.ie/about/data.
SligoAlerts.ie reserves the right to change the mode of services through the System from time to time and any such change will be communicated to Registered Users. New features and alert delivery channels (eg smartphone app notifications) may be introduced in the future and SligoAlerts.ie maintains the right to send a single promotional notification to Registered Users to advise them of any such service updates. At no time will any new features or alert types be auto-consented on behalf of the registered user – the Registered User must log into SligoAlerts.ie and take action on their account if any new consent is required. SligoAlerts.ie's registered users maintain the right to modify their account by logging in through the website or any smartphone apps to manage alerts or account preferences at any time. Registered Users may also request to terminate their SligoAlerts.ie account through their account area at any time by following “Close /Delete Account” link in the Manage Account section.
SligoAlerts.ie may from time to time directly adjust a member's account upwards or downwards in respect to errors or suspected fraud, for which we have full authority.
SligoAlerts.ie and Pin Point Alerts Ltd will not be responsible for any loss, damage or consequences howsoever arising, whether directly or indirectly arising as a result of subscribers not receiving alerts on any given week. This service is intended as an information service and it should not be relied upon for matters of life and death, or where injury may occur.
There is no email/phone support available for guest or subscriber accounts. Subscribers may request account assistant through the contact form on the website: www.sligoalerts.ie/contact
Links to third party sites
Links included within the SligoAlerts.ie website may let you leave the SligoAlerts.ie website and enter into other website(s) ("linked site(s)"). The linked sites are not under the control of SligoAlerts.ie and SligoAlerts.ie is not responsible for the contents of any linked sites or any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites. Examples of linked sites include local authority planning application websites and the Uisce Eireann website. SligoAlerts.ie is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. SligoAlerts.ie is only providing these links to you as a convenience (e.g., where planning information such as applicant information is present) and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SligoAlerts.ie of the site or any association with their operators. By way of example, SligoAlerts.ie may link to local authority websites but it not responsible for content on the Council’s website.
Advertising other company services
SligoAlerts.ie reserves the right to include advertisements to other services provided by Pin Point Alerts Ltd as well as third party advertisers as part of the service. This includes provision and the right to include advertisements in alerts that are issued. This includes "Banner Ads" on the SligoAlerts.ie website and as part of email alerts issued to Registered Users.
You acknowledge that all trade marks, 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, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in and relating to the SligoAlerts.ie website (hereinafter referred to as "Intellectual Property") are solely owned by SligoAlerts.ie (Pin Point Alerts Ltd.). 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 data published on SligoAlerts.ie is subject to copyright from the data owners, and may not be reproduced on any other website without the prior consent of relevant data owners. This includes alert content which is published on the SligoAlerts.ie website and may not be scraped or copied from the SligoAlerts.ie website in order to ensure the service is offered fairly to all users. You can view the list of current data providers here: https://sligoalerts.ie/about/data.
All website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof and all software are copyright of SligoAlerts.ie (Pin Point Alerts Limited). ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Submissions to SligoAlerts.ie
Where you are invited to submit any contribution to SligoAlerts.ie (this includes any emails, text, member submissions, forum postings, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, that by submitting your contribution you are granting SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie policy at www.sligoalerts.ie/privacy.
Also, by submitting your contribution to SligoAlerts.ie you declare that your submission is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to SligoAlerts.ie for all the purposes specified above. You declare that the submission is not defamatory and does not infringe any law and indemnify SligoAlerts.ie (Pin Point Alerts Ltd.) against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie and the purposes specified above. If you do not want to grant to SligoAlerts.ie the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to SligoAlerts.ie.
Limitation of Liability
SligoAlerts.ie shall not be liable for any damage, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential relating to the participation or inability to participate in the SligoAlerts.ie service. Under no conditions and in no event shall SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie.
SligoAlerts.ie does not accept any liability for any losses or claims arising from any inability to access the SligoAlerts.ie website.
Indemnity and waiver
You hereby agree to indemnify and keep indemnified SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie website, your connection to the SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie website is done at your own discretion and risk and that you waive any right to bring any claim or action against SligoAlerts.ie or its successors, assigns, directors, officers, employees and agents for any loss, damage or injury arising from use of the SligoAlerts.ie website or the SligoAlerts.ie system.
The materials contained in the SligoAlerts.ie website may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. SligoAlerts.ie 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 SligoAlerts.ie website. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, statement, memorandum or information shall be at your own risk. SligoAlerts.ie reserves the right in its sole discretion to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the SligoAlerts.ie website.
The SligoAlerts.ie website, the information and material on the SligoAlerts.ie website are provided "as is" without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to warranties of non-infringement or fitness for any particular purpose.
SligoAlerts.ie shall not be liable for any failure 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.
SligoAlerts.ie reserves the right to assign or subcontract any or all of its rights and obligations under this Agreement. If SligoAlerts.ie exercises this right it shall name the assignee or subcontractor on the main screen of the SligoAlerts.ie website and you will be entitled to terminate this Agreement immediately. You acknowledge that you may not without the prior written consent of SligoAlerts.ie assign or dispose of your obligations under this Agreement whether in part or in whole.
Refunds, Term and Termination
You agree to remain bound by this Agreement (or such amended Agreement) for as long as you remain a Registered User or unless SligoAlerts.ie terminates, suspends or otherwise limits access. In the event that a Registered expressly requests to leave the SligoAlerts.ie System, no further communication will be entered into between SligoAlerts.ie and the Registered User.
Any fraud or abuse of the SligoAlerts.ie website, SligoAlerts.ie System etc. will result in the immediate termination of that Member's account.
Any fraud or abuse of the SligoAlerts.ie website, SligoAlerts.ie System etc. or any reason deemed appropriate by SligoAlerts.ie at its sole discretion will result in the immediate termination of that Member's account.
There is no refund policy for Subscriber account holders where there is a "change of mind". By subscribing to the service for a paid plan, you have accessed premium content and features and this is available to you for 12 months from the date of payment. If you do not renew your account, you will lose access to premium content and features, and you will revert to a free account plan after your subscription expiry date. If you no longer require access to SligoAlerts.ie then you can cancel the service midway through a subscription period, although this is your decision and no refund will be offered for any remaining subscription time.
Modifications to SligoAlerts.ie website
SligoAlerts.ie reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue temporarily or permanently, the SligoAlerts.ie website and/or the SligoAlerts.ie System (or a part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that SligoAlerts.ie shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the SligoAlerts.ie website or SligoAlerts.ie System. SligoAlerts.ie shall not be liable to any Member or third party should SligoAlerts.ie exercise its right to modify or discontinue the SligoAlerts.ie System. By way of example, if a data provider such as Usice Eireann or Met Eireann discontinue making their data available for alerts then this feature of the SligoAlerts.ie website and srvice will be unavailable immediately. This type of situation is beyond the control of SligoAlerts.ie (Pin Point Alerts Ltd.) and refunds will not be offered in this type of situation.
All notices given by SligoAlerts.ie to you will be given by e-mail from an “@SligoAlerts.ie” email address.
Notices will also be delivered by general posting on the SligoAlerts.ie website, depending on the nature of the notice.
This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and SligoAlerts.ie and supercedes any prior agreements, arrangements, statements and understandings between SligoAlerts.ie and you.
A waiver by SligoAlerts.ie of any breach by any Registered User of any of the terms, provisions or conditions of this Agreement or the acquiescence of SligoAlerts.ie 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 Registered Users and no third party company will have the right or ability to create any obligation on SligoAlerts.ie's behalf.
This Agreement shall be governed by Irish law and the Member 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 SligoAlerts.ie System, including without limitation, questions regarding participation must be submitted by within 30 days of the query where applicable, to Pin Point Alerts Limited at email@example.com