Disclaimer & Take Down Policy

 

Lenus (“the Repository”)  is provided to fulfil the HSE’s statutory duties under the provisions of Directive 2003/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17th November 2003, as transposed into Irish law by the European Communities (Re Use of Public Sector Information) Regulations 2005 and 2008 [S.I. No. 279 of 2005 and S.I. No. 103 of 2008].

 

 

 

Please read this Disclaimer and Take Down Policy carefully as it constitutes a binding legal agreement between you and the HSE/Lenus

 

By viewing this website www.lenus.ie (“the Website”) and using the Repository, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Disclaimer and Take Down Policy. If you do not agree to this Disclaimer and Take Down Policy then you must not use the Website or the Repository.

 

 

 

The Repository  is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only. It is your responsibility to comply with all relevant laws which may apply to your use of the Repository.  We do not warrant that the Website or the Repository is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or disruptive policies.

 

 

 

Changes to Disclaimer and Take Down Policy

 

We may change, modify, add to or delete portions of this Disclaimer and Take Down Policy at any time. When we do, we will publish any altered version on the Website. However, it is your responsibility to regularly review the Website to view the most current version of the Disclaimer and Take Down Policy. By continuing to use the Website you agree to these changes.

 

 

 

You acknowledge that your use of the Website and the Repository including any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Website or the Repository is at your own discretion and risk and you agree to waive to the fullest extent permissible by law any right to bring any claim or action against the HSE/Lenus for any loss, damage, costs, claims, liability, expense or injury which you may suffer or incur arising from such use.

 

Links to Other Websites

 

The Website and/or the Repository may contain links to websites operated by third parties over which HSE/Lenus has no control. These links are provided for your convenience only and do not amount to an endorsement or recommendation of those sites. The HSE/Lenus does not exercise any control or supervision over the content of these linked sites. The HSE/Lenus is not responsible for the content or accuracy of or for the opinions expressed on these third party websites and these websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by the HSE/Lenus.We accept no liability in relation to those sites and should you choose to access third party sites you do so at your own risk.

 

 

 

Disclaimer and Take Down

 

 

 

The HSE/Lenus is not responsible for the accuracy, truthfulness, validity, legality or reliability of any information that is posted and/or uploaded to the Website or the Repository.

 

 

 

Due to the nature of the Website and/or the Repository, the HSE/Lenus cannot and does not, nor is it required to, review the contents of posted and/or uploaded material, nor does it confirm its accuracy, truthfulness, validity, legality or reliability of material submitted. You acknowledge, agree and understand that by using the Website and/or the Repository, you may be exposed to material that is inaccurate, untruthful, unreliable, offensive, harmful or otherwise inappropriate. The HSE/Lenus hereby notifies you that it does not actively monitor the contents of posted and/or uploaded materials and, as such, is not responsible for and gives no warranty or representation in relation to such material.

 

 

 

By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that the HSE/Lenus has no obligation to pre-screen material and/or review or edit any material posted and/or uploaded to the Website or the Repository. The HSE/Lenus has no responsibility for or liability for any loss or damage to users arising out of any material uploaded to or posted on the Website or the Repository.

 

 

 

You are encouraged to bring any material you deem objectionable (whether because you allege it is defamatory, infringes your intellectual property rights, or otherwise) to the attention of the team at Dr Stevens’ Library by sending an email to regionallibrary@hse.ie.

 

 

 

 

 

The following information should be included in any complaint:

 

 

 

·                Your contact details;

 

·                Bibliographic details for the item you consider objectionable (title, author, date of publication etc.), including a URL;

 

·                 An outline of the nature of the complaint and the reasons you want the material removed.

 

 

 

Please note that this email address is only monitored during the office hours of the HSE/Lenus which are from 9am to 5pm GMT from Monday to Friday (excluding any bank holidays or national holidays). Any emails received outside these times will not be dealt with until the office re-opens.

 

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT ANY TAKE-DOWN REQUESTS ARE SENT TO regionallibrary@hse.ie AND NOT TO ANY OTHER HSE EMAIL ADDRESS. ANY TAKE-DOWN REQUESTS THAT ARE SENT TO ANY OTHER EMAIL ADDRESS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED OR DEALT WITH.

 

 

 

 

 

The HSE/Lenus operates on a "notice and takedown" basis. Once this notification has been received and reviewed by the HSE/Lenus, it will make all reasonable endeavours to remove content complained about within a reasonable time.

 

 

 

Whilst the HSE/Lenus does not monitor material, it reserves the right to remove, refuse to publish, edit, cut and/or crop any material that comes to its attention via a complaint or otherwise. Users will not necessarily be notified when information that they have uploaded is removed nor published, edited, cut and/or cropped as the case may be.

 

The HSE/Lenus reserves the right to reveal the identity (or whatever information it knows about the user) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any information posted and/or uploaded by that user.

 

 

 

This policy shall enure to the benefit of and be binding upon and enforceable by the HSE/Lenus and/or any of their successors in title and/or assigns.