Terms and Conditions of use

These terms and conditions (“Terms”) apply to the entire contents of the website under the domain name leireducation.com and at other websites through which Leir Education Limited (“Company”) provides the Services (collectively the “Website”). Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms and conditions regardless of whether you choose to work or partner with us. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use the Website.

For the purposes of these Terms, the “Services” means the online business offering that facilitates host families, partners, and customers in arranging host family accommodation in each format as described and or required.

  1. Introduction
    1. You may access most areas of the Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of the Website may only be open to you if you register as a member. By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full you must leave the Website immediately.
    2. The Company may revise these Terms and conditions at any time by updating it here. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on pages within the Website.
  2. Licence
    1. You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Website for your own use on the following basis:
    2. No documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way.
    3. No graphics on the Website are used separately from the corresponding text or the impression is given that they are the property of somebody other the that of the “Company”.
    4. The Company’s copyright and trademark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.
    5. Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights on all material on the Website (including without limitation photographs, document, concepts, courses, programs, and graphical images) are owned by the Company. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with clause 2.1 for any purpose is prohibited. If found to be in breach of any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website, further to this the Company reserve the right to peruse any matter deemed in beech of these terms and conditions legally through the courts or as it may see fit.
    6. Subject to clause 2.1, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored within any other website or included in any public or private electronic format, hard copy or substitute service without the express written permission from the Company prior to going ‘Live’.
    7. Any rights not expressly granted to you in these terms and conditions are reserved by the Company.
  3. Your Use of the Website
    1. You may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any portion or feature of the Website or to any other systems or networks connected to the Website or to any of Leir Education Limited’s products, services, programs, contacts or concepts as may be offered on or through the Website, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means and or without full permission from the Company.
    2. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Website, including but not limited to or any other client of Leir Education Limited, including any account information which is not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Website or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Website, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information as provided for by the Website.
    3. You may not use the Website or any material contain therein for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited or limited by these Terms and conditions, to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of the company, its owners, directors, staff, employees, partners or any individual, organisation, partners or others which maybe associates of or the company and the website.
    4. You agree not to modify the software underlying the Website in any manner or form or to use modified versions of such software, including (without limitation) for the use of obtaining unauthorised or access to the Website.
    5. Where we request registration information from you, you will provide us with true, accurate, current, and complete information.
    6. Use of the Website is subject to existing laws and legal process. Nothing contained in these Terms and conditions shall limit our right to comply with governmental, court, and law-enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website.
  4. Data Protection
    1. The Company as a legal entity shall comply with its obligations as a controller of data in relation to your personal information pursuant to the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 and as required all and any subsequent revisions and or updates.
  5. Privacy Statement
    1. Use of the Website and all the information that we collect from you, such as registration, application and banking information is subject to our privacy policy as available on the Website.
  6. Service access
    1. While the Company endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24/7 the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
    2. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, or repair or for reasons beyond the Company’s control.
  7. Visitor material and conduct
    1. Other than personally identifiable information any material you transmit or post to the Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Company are under no obligation with respect to such material. The Company and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for all commercial or non-commercial purposes as it may see fit.
    2. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website or any messaging system, video or voice call services, any material:
    3. that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
    4. for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
    5. which constitutes or encourages conduct that could be a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
    6. which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
    7. The Company reserves the right to review all content hosted and contained, for the purpose of operating the Website and reserves the right to take action if required.
    8. The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material or otherwise misusing the Website in breach of clauses 7.7 or 7.8.
  8. Links and third parties
    1. Any links to third party websites on the Website is provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. The Company has not reviewed these third-party websites and does not control nor is not responsible for these websites their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse, make any representations about them or any material found on them, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
    2. No third-party has the right or shall link to the website without the express written permission in advance from the Company. All Links shall only be placed on the website by the Company and or its designers and therefore shall carry an agreed fee for such links or advertisements.
    3. The Company expressly reserves the right to revoke the permission granted in clause 8.1 and or 8.2 for breach of these terms and/or to take any other action it deems appropriate.
    4. The Company shall be fully indemnified for any loss or damage suffered by any party, organisation, business, or institution for any breach of clause 8.2.
  9. Disclaimer
    1. While the Company endeavours to ensure that the information on its website(s) is correct, the Company does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material. The Company may make changes to the website, the material, the products, prices, concepts, programs and or concepts described in it, at any time and without notice.
    2. The material on the Website is provided “as is” and without any conditions, warranties, or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Company makes available the Website on the basis that the Company excludes, to the greatest extent permissible by law, all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website.
  10. Liability
    1. The Company, and or any other party whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this or another Website as owned by the Company, and any of the Company’s subsidiaries or possible group of companies; the officers, directors, employees, shareholders and or agents which may be a part of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount, value, loss or damage that may result to you or any third party (including and without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise in connection with the Website or the in any way or in connection with the use, inability, use or results of such use of the Company Website and Services, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.
    2. If your use of material on the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software, or data, you assume all costs thereof.
  11. Indemnity
    1. You agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Company, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and employees, from and against any claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Website, including any liability or expense (including legal costs and expenses) arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgements, legal costs of every kind and nature.
  12. Sever-ability.
    1. If at any time, any one or more of the provisions in these Terms and conditions (or any clause or any part thereof) is held to be or becomes void or otherwise unenforceable for any reason under any applicable law, the same shall be deemed to be omitted from these Terms and the validity and or enforce-ability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
  13. Non-Waiver
    1. The Company’s rights and remedies shall not be diminished, waived or extinguished by the granting of any indulgence, forbearance or extension of time by us nor by any failure of or delay by us in asserting any such rights or remedies.
  14. Law and Jurisdiction
    1. These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland and any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland.
  15. Assignment
    1. These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted here under, may not be transferred, or assigned by you, but may be assigned by the Company without restriction.