TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1 GENERAL.

Welcome to petads.ie. These terms and conditions govern your use of the petads.ie web site and your relationship with petads.ie (the “Company”, “we” or “us”). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not register for or use the Company Site. If you have any questions on the Terms and Conditions, please contact petads.ie.
By accessing and using this web site you confirm that you have read understand and accept the terms and conditions, and that you agree to abide by them each time you access and use petads.ie. Should you object to any of these Terms and Conditions (including any subsequent amendments), you must immediately discontinue using this web site.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the Republic of Ireland and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Petads.ie Web Site. Use of the petads.ie Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and petads.ie as a result of this agreement or use of the petads.ie Web Site. Petads.ie performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of petads.ie right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the petads.ie Web Site or information provided to or gathered by petads.ie with respect to such use.

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth within, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and petads.ie with respect to the petads.ie Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and petads.ie with respect to the petads.ie Web Site.

A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

2 Access to and use of petads.ie.

The use of the Web site by a minor (an individual under 18 years of age) is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian and our contract is with the parent or guardian, who is responsible for the minor’s compliance. We advise parents or guardians who permit minors to use the Web site that it is important that they communicate with minors about their safety online, as moderation or vetting of advertisements is not guaranteed or foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our web site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our web site through your Internet connection, including any minors, are aware of our terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Access to petads.ie is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to at any time and without liability to withdraw, suspend or amend any aspect or feature of the Web site without notice or liability.

3 CONTENT AND MATERIALS PROVIDED TO PETADS.IE OR POSTED ON PETADS.IE WEB SITE.

All ads must be posted in English.You are solely responsible for your advertisements listed on our Web site. You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Web site is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated and that we will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content or as a result of any user’s use of the Web site.

The following is a list of the criteria that Content must comply with. Content must:

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    a. be accurate (where it states facts).

    b. be genuinely held (where it states opinions).

    c. comply with applicable law in Ireland, Northern Ireland and in any country from which they are posted.

  •  All adverts must state clearly that they comply with relevant EU and / or national microchipping legislation.

Please note that the content of the published ads is provided by external users, and do not represent any views or opinions of petads.ie, nor should they purport to do so.

Accordingly, we require that every care is taken by you or on your behalf in drafting the content of your advertisements in order to ensure that they are not in any way defamatory, illegal or in any other way harmful to a third party as you are solely responsible as author and publisher of your advertisement.

Petads.ie does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to petads.ie (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to petads.ie Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions").

However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting petads.ie, its affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Petads.ie is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at petads.ie sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

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    Restrictions.

    The following is a list of the type of Content that is prohibited on the Web site. Content must not:

    a. comment on, defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others;

    b. be unlawful, obscene, defamatory, seditious, indecent, offensive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, be in breach of confidence, be in breach of privacy or be inappropriate;

    c. breach any applicable laws or regulations;

    d. deceive or mislead any person and/or entity:

    e. falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present:

    f. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communications which include information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements):

    g. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communication that infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights:

    h. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

    i. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; and/or

    j. interfere with or disrupt the Web site or servers or networks connected to the Web site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Web site.

4 NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE.

As a condition of your use of the petads.ie Web Site, you warrant to petads.ie that you will not use the petads.ie Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the petads.ie Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the petads.ie Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the petads.ie Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the petads.ie Web Site.

you will not:

1· Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

2· Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

3· Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

4· Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

5· Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.

6· Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.

7· Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

8· Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

9· Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

10· Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

11· Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.

12· Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

5 USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES.

Petads.ie does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, petads.ie specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service.

The petads.ie Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

1· Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

2· Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane,

defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

3· Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

4· Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

5· Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.

6· Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.

7· Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

8· Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

9· Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

10· Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

11· Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail

addresses, without their consent.

12· Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

Petads.ie has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, petads.ie reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Petads.ie reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

Petads.ie reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part at Petads.ie sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Petads.ie does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, petads.ie specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized petads.ie spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of petads.ie.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

 

6 LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES.

The petads.ie Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of petads.ie and petads.ie is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Petads.ie is not responsible for web casting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Petads.ie is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by petads.ie of the site or any association with its operators.

Disputes with Third Parties.

You must tell us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim or issue legal proceedings against you relating to your use of the Web site and/or the petads.ie. You will, at our request, immediately stop the act complained of. If we ask you to, you must confirm the details of the claim in writing. If you fail to stop the act or acts complained of we reserve the tight to take any and all appropriate action against you under the terms of the Agreement.

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Web site or if you believe that Content posted on the Web site breaches this Agreement or is in any other way objectionable, please notify us specifying the full details of your concern or complaint, specifying the reasons for your concern or complaint making clear reference to any connected such Content.

We reserve the right to investigate and we will determine, in our discretion, what action (if any) to take. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Web site. While we reserve the right to monitor or to intervene in disputes between you and other users, we have no obligation to do so.

We will make all reasonable endeavors to respond to complaints received as soon as possible, and our aim is to respond to all complaints within one working day. However, please note that from time to time it may take longer than one working day to deal with complaints.

7 Duration of ads (pets for sale, wanted, lost, or found).

Ads will be displayed for a period of two months on our Web site once initially posted. If you wish to extend this period you will be required to resubmit your request for our Service and to make a further payment for those services.

Content which comprises advertising material will appear on the Web site. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of the material which they submit to us including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of any business and/or advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy.

Please note that the content of the published ads is provided by external users, and do not represent any views or opinions of petads.ie, nor should they purport to do so.

Accordingly, we require that every care is taken by you or on your behalf in drafting the content of your advertisements in order to ensure that they are not in any way defamatory, illegal or in any other way harmful to a third party as you are solely responsible as author and publisher of your advertisement.

8 Payment for Advertisements(pets for sale, wanted, lost, or found).

Publication of an advertisement is subject to payment of a fee to petads.ie (the “Fee”). The Fee is set out on our Web site and displayed to you in the course of you offering to place an ad with us. The Fee for all petads.ie Services is quoted and is payable in Euro. All prices are stated inclusive of valued added tax (VAT) at the relevant rate.

The fee may be paid using Realex. If you pay using Realex you will be subject to Realex user Agreement and privacy policy. We are not responsible for Realex service's and you should separately review and confirm that you are agreeable to Realex term's prior to instructing them to pay us.

 

9 Payment for advertisement (pet directory).

Publication of an advertisement is subject to payment of a fee to petads.ie ( the fee ).
The fee is set out on our web site and is displayed to you in the course of offering to place an ad with petads.ie.
The fee for all petads.ie service's is quoted and is payable in Euro, all prices are stated inclusive of valued added tax ( vat ) at the relevant rate, this fee may be paid using Realex, if you choose to use Realex you will be subject to Realex user agreement privacy policy petads.ie are not responsible for Realex's service's and you should separately review and confirm that you are agreeable to Realex terms prior to instructing them to pay petads.ie.

10 TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION. Petads.ie reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the petads.ie Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

11 Intellectual property.

The content of the petads.ie web site is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Company Site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Company Site without written permission from petads.ie. The Company’s logo and trademarks are the property of their owners and you may only use the trademarks and logos featured on the web site for the sole purpose of displaying the web site on your computer screen or printing out the web site on your printer.

 

12 Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer.
The information contained on this web site that is provided by petads.ie is in good faith. Most of the information displayed is provided by members and visitors of the site. Therefore petads.ie does not make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the information. Users should use their own discretion and judgement when viewing any information.

We make no warranty that this web site, any information or ideas contained on this web site or any products or services will meet your requirements.

You expressly acknowledge and agree that petads.ie does not control other users of this web site or the providers of information or ideas to this web site and petads.ie is therefore not liable for their opinions or their behavior, including any information or advice provided by them or any defamatory statements made by them or any offensive conduct on their part.

Petads.ie does not guarantee that the Web Site will be error-free, uninterrupted or available, nor that it will provide specific results from use of the Web Site or any content, search or link on it.

You further acknowledge and agree that petads.ie will not be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for product liability, personal injury or negligence resulting from use of services supplied to you, or on behalf of you, through the web site.

Our Privacy Policy constitutes part of these Terms and Conditions

13 Release and Indemnity.
You agree to indemnify and hold petads.ie harmless from any claim made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of this web site, the violation of these Terms and Conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or other users of this web site using your membership account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

14 Miscellaneous.
Any waiver of any provision of these terms and conditions must be in writing and signed by petads.ie to be valid. A waiver of any provision hereunder shall not operate as a waiver of any other provision, or a continuing waiver of the same provision in the future. If any court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms and conditions to be void or unenforceable for any reason, then such provision shall be ineffective to the extent of the court's finding without affecting the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These terms and conditions represent the entire understanding and agreement between you and petads.ie relating to use of this web site, and supersede any and all prior statements, understandings or agreements whether oral or written.
If you are dissatisfied with the above web site or any information posted thereon or with any terms or conditions of this agreement, your sole and exclusive remedy is discontinue using this web site.

 

Thank you for visiting petads.ie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

 

Welcome to petads.ie web site. We at petads.ie respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the data protection acts 1988 and 2003.This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site (PETADS.IE) only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

If you are not happy with the contents of this privacy statement as it pertains to the web site you should not use this web site.

1 Governing law and jurisdiction.

This privacy statement is governed by the laws of the republic of Ireland and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

2 Collection of Information.
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfil you specific request. This information is only used to fulfil your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

3 Cookie/Tracking Technology.
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

4 Distribution of Information.
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

5 Commitment to Data Security.
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

6 Privacy Contact Information.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By e-mail:

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.

Thank you for visiting petads.ie.

 

 

 

Buy safely ,

The vast majority of petads.ie user’s are genuine and trustworthy . Always use common sense when buying through classified ads. It is up to the buyer to verity the accuracy of the information provided. This web site only facilitates a location for information to be presented by the seller. Petads.ie does not verify any information provided.

Some guidelines when buying,

1 Never buy until you see what you are buying first hand ,

2 Always meet with the seller in person ,

3 Do not pay in advance,

4 Use bank drafts for large amounts of money,

5 Never pay through money transfer services,

6 Always get a signed proof of purchase.

 

Sell safely,

You’re advertisement should contain as much detail as possible for what you are selling.

Some guidelines when selling,

1 Do not hand over goods until you have received the full amount,

2 Be aware of counterfeit money, cheques,

3 Use bank drafts for large amounts of money,

4 If getting paid by bank drafts always verify the bank draft with the bank either call the bank or go to one of their branches ,

5 Never accept foreign cheques.

 

 

 

Restricted dog breeds in Ireland,

The control of dogs regulations 1998 specify 10 breeds which need strict control they are,

American pit bull terrier,

Bull mastiff,

Doberman pinscher,

English bull terrier,

German shepherd (Alsatian),

Japanese Akita,

Japanese Tosa,

Rhodesian ridgeback,

Rottweiler,

Staffordshire bull terrier,

Ever other strain or cross-breed of these dogs are also covered. These dogs must be securely muzzled and kept on a dog chain or leach not more than 2 meters long in a public place and supervised by someone aged 16 years who is capable of controlling the dog.

Dublin city council ban on certain dog breeds.

From 1st July 2007 Dublin City Council has introduced a ban on the following dog breeds or cross of these breeds with other dogs within their housing estates and flat complexes they are,

American pit bull terrier,

Bull mastiff,

Doberman pinscher,

English bull terrier,

German shepherd (Alsatian),

Japanese Akita,

Japanese Tosa,

Rhodesian ridgeback,

Rottweiler,

Staffordshire bull terrier,

Bandog,

 

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY

REFUNDS

Fees are non-refundable once the advert has gone live .

CANCELLATIONS

Advertisements can be canceled at any time and by doing so you forfeit the fee.

Irish Pet Advertising Advisary Group