General   
 
This website ("MapAlerter.com website") is provided by Pin Point Alerts Limited (CROCompany Ref. #488766).
Participation in the MapAlerter.com  is governed by terms and conditions which are outlined in the terms and conditions area of the MapAlerter.com website. These terms and conditions are important and protect you and us. Please take the time to read the terms and conditions carefully. If you have any questions about the terms and conditions please email MapAlerter.com at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  
Interpretation

"Applicable Laws" means any law, statute, regulation, order, judgement, decision, recommendation, rule, policy or guideline passed or issued by government or any competent court or authority in relation to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions.
“MapAlerter.com System” means the website, data, processes, functions and all related components of the MapAlerter.com System
“Registered User” means you, being the person who uses the MapAlerter.com System.
"Website" means the www.MapAlerter.com website and any other websites or Microsites, generated by the Company through which Registered Users are invited to use; and "You" or "you" or "Your" or "your" means the Registered User. 

Acknowledgement and acceptance 

This Agreement ("the Agreement") outlines the terms and conditions governing your participation in the MapAlerter.com System and it is your responsibility to read and understand them. Through enrolling and/or using the MapAlerter.com System you become a member of the MapAlerter.com System ("Member") and you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Participation in the MapAlerter.com System is offered at the sole discretion of Pin Point Alerts Limited who own and operate MapAlerter.com (hereinafter referred to as "MapAlerter.com").

MapAlerter.com reserves the right at any time and from time to time, to modify or amend this Agreement and/or any part thereof. Registered Users understand and acknowledge that most recent version of this Agreement will be located on the MapAlerter.com website at [terms and conditions area]. Registered Users non-termination or continued use of the MapAlerter.com System constitutes an affirmative acknowledgement by the Member of any modification to this Agreement and consent to be bound by its terms. A Member may terminate his/her Registered Users account at any time if he does not agree with the terms of this Agreement.

Registered Users may opt out of this service by disabling all Alerts in their Account Settings. Failure to disable alerts will mean that users will continue to receive alerts. The registered User agrees to forego any "Opt Out" content on SMS, Landline Calls and email messages received.

MapAlerter’s privacy promise

It is MapAlerter.com's policy to respect the privacy of its Registered Users. MapAlerter.com will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you without your prior consent. In the course of the MapAlerter.com System, MapAlerter.com may acquire personal data and information about you which you have registered with us. In this regard, MapAlerter.com undertakes to only use your data in complete accordance with the following conditions: we will not rent or sell any data which may personally identify you to any third party.  Trusted 3rd party app/web developers may access the database from time to time for testing and development purposes using protocols and methods approved by Pin Point Alerts Ltd.

We may aggregate your data for disclosure to advertisers or business associates for promotion and marketing purposes. By way of example, we may disclose to an advertiser the percentage age groups of our Registered Users but in such an event we undertake to ensure that no such data could be used to personally identify you.

We may access your lists and related communications for technical processing and to address technical problems or service complaints. Certain data such as your password will never be disclosed. You are responsible for keeping your password confidential and for all activities that occur under your password or account. Please let MapAlerter.com know of any unauthorised use of your password, or any other breach of security.  We will clearly state why we are collecting personal information and how it will be used. At your request we will allow you inspect and edit any personal data relating to you.

We cannot ensure that private communication and other identifiable personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this section. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing) we may be forced to disclose the data to a government agency lawfully requesting the same or to any court acting in pursuance of its powers. We reserve the right to and you hereby agree to allow us to disclose any information about you to law enforcement, government officials or to any court or court officials as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate. 

Nothing in this Agreement relating to the confidentiality of information shall prevent or hinder MapAlerter.com from complying with its legal obligations as to disclosure or otherwise under the Data Protection Act 1988.

By joining the MapAlerter.com System you agree to allow MapAlerter.com to communicate with you via email, voice calls and SMS text messages regarding alerts and notifications. MapAlerter.com will always use this communication method responsibly. Voice Calls are a feature that will only be used by Local Authorities to inform you about emergency events.
 
Terms of participation  
 
Registration to the MapAlerter.com System is free for all intended Registered Users, and no SMS, email, landline or other charges will be incurred by the Registered User.

The MapAlerter.com System is for the use of residents of Ireland. Residents of other countries may be able to register on the MapAlerter.com System, but may not be able to participate fully as a non Ireland resident.
Each MapAlerter.com account must only be accessed by the Account Holder, and may not be accessed by any other user, without the express permission and authorisation of MapAlerter.com.

In the event of access by another user, MapAlerter.com reserve the right to freeze the account until the Registered User is in contact with MapAlerter.com.

MapAlerter.com is not responsible for changes to, or discontinuance of any alerts through third party companies, bodies or agencies, nor are we responsible for the inaccurate communication of alerts through a linked site, by that participating company, body or agency.

New features and alert categories may be introduced in the future and MapAlerter.com maintains the right to update user accounts to assign users to these new categories by default. MapAlerter.com's registered users maintain the right to modify their account by logging in through the website to disable cateogries/features at any time. Registered Users may also request to terminate their MapAlerter.com through their account area at any time.

MapAlerter.com reserves the right to change the mode of services through the System from time to time and any such change will be communicated via the MapAlerter.com website.

MapAlerter.com may from time to time adjust a member's account upwards or downwards in respect to errors or suspected fraud, for which we have full authority.

Alerts may not be available for all parts of the country. Some Local Authorities will not participate in this service, however subscribed media agencies may send alerts instead (eg, Met eireann Severe Weather Alerts).

MapAlerter.com and Pin Point Alerts Ltd will not be responsible for any loss, damage or consequences howsoever arising, whether directly or indirectly arising, such as Flooding in your home as a result of not receiving alerts.

The information and content contained in the SMS, landline calls and email alerts are sent from subscribed Registered Users of the service, such as local authorities, media agencies, and other government agencies. MapAlerter.com and Pin Point Alerts Ltd is not responsible for any content distributed to registered users. Full Responsibility is with the agency or client who issued the alert.

Local authorities who are active on the MapAlerter.com service may not access the user database (read our Privacy Statement for further details). If a Local Authority departs the MapAlerter service as an "Alerter" then MapAlerter.com is entitled to make available a localized copy of the user database available to this Council. This database extract will include the contact details of users within their administration area. If an extract of the user database is intended for delivery to a local authority then these registered users will be notified in advance via email.

Links to third party sites  

Links included within the MapAlerter.com website may let you leave the MapAlerter.com website and enter into other website(s) ("linked site(s)"). The linked sites are not under the control of MapAlerter.com and MapAlerter.com is not responsible for the contents of any linked sites or any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites. MapAlerter.com is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. MapAlerter.com is only providing these links to you as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by MapAlerter.com of the site or any association with their operators.

Dealings with Advertisers 

Your correspondence or dealings with, or participation in promotions and/or advertisers found on or through the MapAlerter.com website are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that MapAlerter.com shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on the MapAlerter.com website.

MapAlerter reserves the right to include advertisements as part of the alerts that are issued. This includes "Banner Ads" as part of your email alerts.
  
Intellectual Property 
You acknowledge that all trade marks, trade names, service marks, rights (registered or unregistered) in any designs, applications for any of the foregoing; trade or business names; innovations, inventions whether or not capable of protection by patent or registration, registered design and topography rights; know-how, including data specifications, drawings and instructions; secret formulae and processes; rights protecting goodwill and reputation; database rights and rights under licences and consents in relation to such things, rights in the nature of unfair competition rights, and rights to sue for passing of and all rights or forms of protection of a similar nature to any of the foregoing or having equivalent effect anywhere in the world; copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in and relating to the MapAlerter.com website (hereinafter referred to as "Intellectual Property") are solely owned by MapAlerter.com. You may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Intellectual Property. All other trademarks, product names and company logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.

All website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof and all software are copyright of MapAlerter.com (Pin Point Alerts Limited). These do not include logos and graphics which are the property of MapAlerter.com partners. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Submissions to MapAlerter.com

Where you are invited to submit any contribution to MapAlerter.com (this includes any emails, text, member submissions, forum postings, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, that by submitting your contribution you are granting MapAlerter.com a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and the license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the MapAlerter.com policy.

Also by submitting your contribution to MapAlerter.com you declare that your submission is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to MapAlerter.com for all the purposes specified above. 

You declare that the submission is not defamatory and does not infringe any law and indemnify MapAlerter.com against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by MapAlerter.com as a result of your breach of the above declaration and waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on MapAlerter.com and the purposes specified above. If you do not want to grant to MapAlerter.com the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to MapAlerter.com.
 
Limitation of Liability

MapAlerter.com shall not be liable for any damage, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential relating to the participation or inability to participate in the MapAlerter.com System. Under no conditions and in no event shall MapAlerter.com be liable for any direct or indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages or loss howsoever arising, (including but not limited to negligence or breach of this Agreement or otherwise) or for any loss of data, profit, revenue, goodwill or business howsoever caused even if that loss or damage was foreseeable by, or the possibility of it was brought to the attention of MapAlerter.com.

Although rigorous protocols are applied to the website MapAlerter.com does not make any warranty that the website is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating properties.

MapAlerter.com does not accept any liability for any losses or claims arising from any inability to access the MapAlerter.com website.

MapAlerter alert data is made available as "open data" at the sub-domain http://api.mapalerter.com. This data canhe be used by any developer, individual or organization completely free of charge. MapAlerter.com and Pin Point Alerts offer this as a free service and will not be help responsible for downtime or intermittent service disruptions.

The content used in the open data alert platform is delivered "as is" and MapAlerter.com / Pin Point Alerts Ltd will not be liable or held responsible if the data is used for invalid reasons. The data is published on this sub-domain (http://api.mapalerter.com) using the same terms and conditions as the data that is published on www.mapalerter.com. The provider is not responsible for any inaccuracies or mistakes published through the open data platform.
 
Indemnity and waiver

You hereby agree to indemnify and keep indemnified MapAlerter.com its successors and assigns and each of its respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all liability, damages, losses, claims (including reasonable legal fees) resulting in any way from your use of and from material posted on the MapAlerter.com website or resulting from any breach of this Agreement whether such breach is carried out by you or by any other person through your account, arises out of your data, your use of the MapAlerter.com website, your connection to the MapAlerter.com website or your violation of any third party rights. Furthermore, you hereby acknowledge that any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the MapAlerter.com website is done at your own discretion and risk and that you waive any right to bring any claim or action against MapAlerter.com or its successors, assigns, directors, officers, employees and agents for any loss, damage or injury arising from use of the MapAlerter.com website or the MapAlerter.com System.

Disclaimer  

The materials contained in the MapAlerter.com website may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. MapAlerter.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the MapAlerter.com website. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, statement, memorandum or information shall be at your own risk. MapAlerter.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the MapAlerter.com website.

The MapAlerter.com website, the information and material on the MapAlerter.com website are provided "as is" without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to warranties of non-infringement or fitness for any particular purpose.

MapAlerter.com does not make any warranty, guarantee nor any representation regarding the quality of, or assurance of any advertisement, product or service offered or provided by third party companies participating in the MapAlerter.com System.

MapAlerter.com shall not be liable for any failure to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement which is caused by matters beyond its reasonable control including but not limited to Acts of God, breakdown of internet services or other computer services, war, strikes, lock-outs and industrial disputes.
 
Assignment  
 
MapAlerter.com reserves the right to assign or subcontract any or all of its rights and obligations under this Agreement. If MapAlerter.com exercises this right it shall name the assignee or subcontractor on the main screen of the MapAlerter.com website and you will be entitled to terminate this Agreement immediately. You acknowledge that you may not without the prior written consent of MapAlerter.com assign or dispose of your obligations under this Agreement whether in part or in whole.

Term and Termination   

You agree to remain bound by this Agreement (or such amended Agreement) for as long as you remain a Registered User or unless MapAlerter.com terminates, suspends or otherwise limits access. In the event that a Registered expressly requests to leave the MapAlerter.com System, no further communication will be entered into between MapAlerter.com and the Registered User.

MapAlerter.com reserves the right to terminate the MapAlerter.com System at any time.
MapAlerter.com will make every effort to communicate to all Registered Users the termination period, however they will not be held responsible for failing to notify any Registered User regardless of the reasons. The Registered User acknowledges that even if his or her account is terminated, he or she may receive SMS and/or emails from MapAlerter.com for a period of thirty days thereafter.

Any fraud or abuse of the MapAlerter.com website, MapAlerter.com System etc. will result in the immediate termination of that Member's account.

Any fraud or abuse of the MapAlerter.com website, MapAlerter.com System etc. or any reason deemed appropriate by MapAlerter.com at its sole discretion will result in the immediate termination of that Member's account.

Modifications to MapAlerter.com website

MapAlerter.com reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue temporarily or permanently, the MapAlerter.com website and/or the MapAlerter.com System (or a part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that MapAlerter.com shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the MapAlerter.com website or MapAlerter.com System. MapAlerter.com shall not be liable to any Member or third party should MapAlerter.com exercise its right to modify or discontinue the MapAlerter.com System.


3rd Party Alert Services integrated with MapAlerter.com

MapAlerter provides a facility for local authorities to publish alerts from their own service to MapAlerter's subscribers. By accepting this agreement you also acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions of these local authority alert services should you receive any alerts from them via MapAlerter.com. These include:
1. Cork County Council Terms & Conditions
2. Fingal County Council Terms & Conditions
MapAlerter.com reserves the right to integrate with external local authority alert services powered by MapAlerter technology. This means that subscribers on MapAlerter.com may receive alerts directly from external alert services that are operated and managed by MapAlerter.com.

Notices

All notices given by MapAlerter.com to you will be given by e-mail from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or

by general posting on the MapAlerter.com website.

Entire Agreement 

This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and MapAlerter.com and supercedes any prior agreements, arrangements, statements and understandings between MapAlerter.com and you.
 
 
Waiver 
 
A waiver by MapAlerter.com of any breach by any Registered User of any of the terms, provisions or conditions of this Agreement or the acquiescence of MapAlerter.com to any act (whether of commission or omission) which but for such acquiescence would be a breach as aforesaid shall not constitute a general waiver of such term, provision or condition or of any subsequent act contrary thereto.

No Partnership/Joint Venture

Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as forming a partnership or joint venture with Registered Users and no third party company will have the right or ability to create any obligation on MapAlerter.com's behalf.
 
Governing Law  
 
This Agreement shall be governed by Irish law and the Member consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts in all matters regarding it.
 
Invalidity  
 
If at any time any one or more provisions of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
 
Disputes 
   
All questions or disputes regarding the MapAlerter.com System, including without limitation, questions regarding participation must be submitted by within 90 days of the query where applicable, to Pin Point Alerts Limited at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.