Terms and Conditions Policy

This page sets out the Terms and Conditions under which you may use this website (www.diabetes.ie) Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, you must not use our site. Use of our site includes accessing and browsing our site.

This site is operated from the Republic of Ireland by Diabetes Federation of Ireland (trading as Diabetes Ireland), 19 Northwood House, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9. Diabetes Ireland is a registered charity (CHY 6906).

The aim of the website is to introduce you to our activities and services and is available for your information, interest and education. By using this website you will be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions. Diabetes Ireland reserves the right to update and amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time, at any time, without notice to you. The current version will always be available on our site. Please check this page regularly to see any changes we have made, as they will be binding.

Information on the site

The content presented on the website is presented solely for informational purposes. This site and its health related information and resources should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action. You are advised to consult professional advisors in the appropriate field with respect to the applicability of any particular aspect of the contents. Further, the site provides selected information of diabetes and other diseases and their treatment. Such information is not intended as medical advice. Such information is not a substitute for the advice of a health care professional. If you have or suspect having any health problems, you should consult your general practitioner or other qualified health providers. Diabetes Ireland is not responsible for any injury, loss, damage or expense incurred by any individual as a result either directly or indirectly of any information published on this site.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. Whilst we endeavor to make this site available at all times, we cannot guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted. We will not be liable if, for any reason, the site is unavailable or subject to disruption for any period of time.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions of Use and that they comply with them. Our site is directed to people residing in the Republic of Ireland. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. If you choose to access our site from outside the Republic of Ireland, you do so at your own risk.

Diabetes Ireland reserves its right to alter, modify, substitute or delete any content of or may restrict access to or discontinue distribution of this site at any time and at its sole discretion.

Intellectual Property in the Site


The Diabetes Ireland name and logo are the intellectual property of Diabetes Ireland and may not be used without our written permission. All other trademarks and logos used on this site are the trademarks and logos of their respective owners, and you do not have any licence or right to use any of them.


The site and all its contents are the intellectual property of Diabetes Ireland or are included with the permission of the owner of such content. They are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You may view and display design, text and graphics and may electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of personal, non-commercial use. Any other storage, copying, transmission, distribution or other use of the material on this site is prohibited without our prior written permission. In particular, you must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.


If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Information provided “as is”

The information on this site is provided “as is” and Diabetes Ireland makes no representations or warranties either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Diabetes Ireland makes no representations or warranties of any kind as to the completeness, accuracy, timeliness, availability, functionality and compliance with applicable laws. By using this website you accept the risk that the information may be incomplete or inaccurate or may not meet your needs or requirements.

Disclaimed liability

Diabetes Ireland, its suppliers or any third parties mentioned on the site shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising out of your access to, or inability to access, this site or from your reliance on any information provided herein. Diabetes Ireland disclaims, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any and all liability for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, and special or other damages, lost opportunities, lost profit or any other loss or damages of any kind. This limitation includes damages or any viruses, which may affect your computer equipment.

Consumer rights
Consumers are specifically asked to note that Diabetes Ireland is only excluding warranties that it has the necessary skill to provide information on this website, that the information will be provided with due skill care and diligence, that materials will be sound and reasonably fit for the purpose and that goods will be of merchantable quality (together with any liability for failing to meet such standards) to the extent that it is fair and reasonable to do so.

Links to other websites
Any links to other Internet sites are provided as a convenience. Diabetes Ireland has no responsibility or control over the content or operation of such sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injuries arising from that content or its operation.


Diabetes Ireland does not collect unique information about users of this site. However, general operational statistics are collected such as new versus repeat visitors, most popular pages etc. Where personal details are submitted by users, either by email or online forms, this information is treated in strict confidence. See our privacy policy for further information.

Governing Law
Your access and use of this website and the contents hereof shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the Laws of Ireland.