The events and the businesses that are featured on the Delvin Village Website are more accessible than ever before. With an optimized, responsive website structure, a directory that is available 24/7/365 and a well supported presence on the main social media channels; local businesses can now enjoy great exposure for less than .14c per day. 99% of the work I have done on this project over the last ten years has been voluntary. Naturally, there are limitations on what I can and cannot offer in return for the €50 annual fee I apply in relation to business users. To this end, I have prepared the following Terms and Conditions.
"The Website" refers to the Delvin Village Website (delvinvillage.com) and any social media channels associated with it. “I”, “Me” and “My” refers to the owner of The Website. "You” and “Your” refers to the individual or business seeking to advertise services on The Website. "Profile" refers to Your business page on The Website for which an advertising fee is payable. These Terms and Conditions may be updated from time to time and Your Profile will always be subject to the latest published version.
1.1 An advertising fee shall apply to any organisation, with or without trading premises, where a payment is received from a customer in exchange for goods or services. 1.2 Subject to an additional €25 registration fee in the first year, the cost of advertising on The Website is €50 per year. 1.3 All fees are non-refundable. 1.4 Free or discounted advertising is not available. 1.5 I reserve the right to decline any request to advertise on The Website.
2.1 Your payment will be due at the point of registration and Your Profile will be created on receipt of Your payment. 2.2 A draft will be sent to You for Your approval before it is published. 2.3 Your Profile will be live for exactly twelve (12) months from the date of publication. 2.4 A renewal invoice shall be issued ten (10) days before the anniversary of the publication of Your Profile. Reminder notices shall be issued at days seven (7), ten (10) and thirteen (13). 2.5 Where a renewal payment has not been received, Your Profile will be deactivated on day eleven (11). 2.6 To avoid damage to site integrity, inbound links from social media to deactivated profiles will be deleted within seventeen (17) days of the unpaid renewal invoice.
3.1 It is Your responsibility to ensure that information published on Your Profile is accurate and that it does not infringe on Copyrights or breach any State laws. 3.2 Content will be optimised for publication on the web but You must provide sufficient information about Your business for Me to create a Profile on Your behalf. 3.3 A limit of one (1) logo plus no more than eight (8) photos per Profile shall apply. 3.4 Your Profile may include one (1) link to a social media channel operated by You. 3.5 Updates to Your Profile or details of Your events or offers must always be submitted in writing. 3.6 Event, business news or vacancy information must be submitted ready for publication and I reserve the right to decline publication if I consider the volume of content submitted exceeds reasonable usage limits. 3.7 Other than at the point of renewal, I reserve the right to charge a fee for amendment of a Your Profile, including its social media settings.
4.1 I will endeavor to share a link to Your Profile on one or more of the associated social media channels once a month, but this is dependent on My availability. 4.2 The order in which Profiles are shared on social media is entirely random and Sponsors cannot influence this process, nor can they tailor the content I share on their behalf. 4.3 From time to time I may share additional content from Your own Facebook Page, but this is entirely at My discretion. 4.4 A link to Your Profile will be included in any periodic newsletters that are issued to subscribers. The frequency of the newsletters is at my discretion.
5.1 Your Profile is designed to advertise Your business and it may not be used to promote or endorse third party services, products, events or activities. 5.2 The Website is NOT a 24/7 operation and adequate notice must be given if submitting details of events or promotions. 5.3 All content submitted for publication is subject to My approval and I reserve the right to reject, edit or redact it should I consider this appropriate. 5.4 I reserve the right to terminate – without refund – Your Profile if content on Your own website or social media pages is indecent, defamatory or likely to cause offence.
6.1 Every effort is made to ensure The Website is available 24/7/365 but I cannot accept responsibility for server failures, denial of service attacks or downtime as a result of malicious activity, a force majeure or an unforeseen change to personal circumstances. 6.2 No authorisation is given to You or any third party to comment on My behalf or claim part or whole ownership of The Website. 6.3 If You have any concerns about the legitimacy of an enquiry pertaining to be in relation to The Website, You should contact Me directly. 6.4 No authorisation is given to any third-party media to replicate content from The Website - in any form - without My written consent. 6.5 I am under no obligation to You to disclose visitor statistics in relation to Your Profile or any other operational information.
7.0 By signing up, You agree to allow contact via email, text message and Whatsapp.
Terms Updated February 2020