Terms and Conditions
Lenus, the Irish health repository
In order for the HSE/Lenus, to be authorised to reproduce, translate and distribute your submission worldwide as well as make it and the meta data associated with it available to other relevant portals, your agreement to the following terms is necessary. Please take a moment to read the following Terms and Conditions and then click the “Agree” button.
Not clicking the “Agree” button will not delete your submission. Your submission will remain in your "My Lenus, the Irish health repository" page. You must then either remove the submission from the system, or click the “Agree” button.
Responsibility for Posting/Uploading:
You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to comply with all relevant laws which may apply to the content you upload or authorise a member of the HSE/Lenus to upload. Please note that you are liable for the contents of any information you upload or authorise the HSE/Lenus to upload to the website. The HSE/Lenus takes no responsibility whatsoever for the information uploaded by you or a member of the HSE/Lenus on your behalf to Lenus. We expect you to act responsibly in uploading material. In particular, you agree not to upload or authorise a member of the HSE/Lenus to upload any material which:
1. Violates the criminal law;
2. Promotes or encourages illegal activity;
3. Is defamatory, invasive of privacy, abusive, harassing, threatening, profane, violent, sexually explicit, or which otherwise violates the rights of others;
4. May prejudice ongoing civil or criminal proceedings, violate the sub judice rule or may otherwise amount to contempt of court;
5. Infringes the copyright, patent, trade mark, trade secret, database right, right of privacy or publicity or other proprietary or intellectual property right of any party;
6. Includes any spam, unauthorised advertising or any other form of commercial publicity;
7. Is irrelevant, repetitive or imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the site servers, bandwidth or infrastructure;
8. Falsely claims to be sponsored or endorsed by the HSE/Lenus;
9. Contains any virus, Trojan horse, worm or similar harmful and/or disruptive material.
You acknowledge and agree that the HSE/Lenus cannot, does not and is not required to review the contents of the material you upload or authorise the HSE/Lenus to upload. The HSE/Lenus reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information it knows about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any material posted and/or uploaded or authorised to be uploaded by you.
The HSE/Lenus does not give any warranty or make any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on Lenus. Material posted on the site is not intended to amount to advice. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such material by any user, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
You agree to indemnify, defend (at the request of the HSE/Lenus) and hold harmless the HSE/Lenus from and against any claim, demand, loss, damage, cost or liability including reasonable legal expenses, made or brought by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Lenus or any part thereof or arising out of the material you have uploaded to Lenus or have authorised a member of the HSE/Lenus to upload on your behalf including, in particular, the infringement of any intellectual property rights and/or any claims for defamation that may arise as a result of the material posted on Lenus:
By uploading any material to Lenus and or by authorising a member of the HSE/Lenus to upload material to Lenus on your behalf, you grant the HSE/Lenus a licence to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, translate, store and distribute such material (including the abstract and any meta data associated with the material) in print form, electronic form and any other form or medium currently available or that may become available in the future. The licence you grant to us is perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free and fully paid, sub-licensable and worldwide.
You also agree that the HSE/Lenus may, without changing the content, translate the submission to any medium or format for the purpose of preservation. You also agree that HSE/Lenus may make and keep such number of copies of this submission as it considers reasonable for purposes of security, back-up and preservation.
By uploading any material to Lenus and/or by authorising a member of the HSE/Lenus to upload material to Lenus on your behalf, you represent and warrant that (i) you own the material posted by you or on your behalf or that you otherwise have the right to grant the licence above, and (ii) the posting of the material does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual property rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees or any other monies owing to any person arising out of the material uploaded by you.
If the submission contains material for which you do not hold copyright, you represent that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner to grant to the HSE/Lenus the rights required by this licence, and that such third-party owned material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text or content of the submission.
IF THE SUBMISSION IS BASED UPON WORK THAT HAS BEEN SPONSORED OR SUPPORTED BY AN AGENCY OR ORGANIZATION OTHER THAN THE HSE/LENUS, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY TERMS, CONDITIONS AND/OR COVENANTS ATTACHED TO SUCH SUPPORT OR SPONSORSHIP THAT YOU ARE CONTRACTUALLY OR LEGALLY BOUND BY IN RELATION TO THE REPRODUCTION, TRANSLATION, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION OF THE SAID WORK.
The HSE/Lenus will clearly identify your name(s) as the author(s) or owner(s) of the submission, and will not make any alteration, other than as allowed by this licence, to your submission.
You also waive to the fullest extent permissible by law any moral rights in such material. You are responsible for making sure that you have all rights to what you post and/or upload or authorise to be uploaded including the rights necessary for you to grant the licence above.
You agree that you have the authority to agree to these terms and to give the HSE/Lenus the right to make available the work in the ways described above. You warrant that you have exercised reasonable care to ensure that the submission is original, and does not breach any laws including but not limited to laws relating to defamation, copyright and other intellectual property rights. You agree that the HSE/Lenus is entitled to accept these undertakings and assurances in good faith and that no liability whatever is accepted by the HSE/Lenus nor is any indemnity provided by the HSE/Lenus to you in respect of any claims, actions or proceedings taken by third parties for breach of copyright, intellectual property rights or any other claims howsoever arising relating to the submission and furthermore you agree to hereby indemnify the HSE/Lenus in respect of any such claims, actions or proceedings as may be taken by such third parties against the HSE/Lenus to enforce any right of redress in respect of such breaches.
You acknowledge and agree that these terms and conditions 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.