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From time to time we will update our terms and conditions. All updates will be added to this page. Please check back regularly. The comparethefare.ie Site is owned and operated by Travel Department (trading as comparethefare.ie) (hereinafter referred to as "comparethefare.ie").

Welcome to comparethefare.ie. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully as they constitute a binding legal agreement between you and comparethefare.ie.

 

General Terms of Use of comparethefare.ie

1. General. The owner of this website is Travel Department, an Irish company, No 313199 located at Harmony Court, Harmony Row, Dublin 2, Ireland. By using this website you agree to be legally bound by and act in accordance with these Terms of Use. If you disagree with these Terms of Use, you are not permitted to, and agree not to, use this website.

2. Intellectual property. All information, data and materials presented on this website, including names, logos, flight schedules, prices, etc., as well as the colour scheme and the layout of the website, are subject to copyright, trade mark rights, database rights and/or other intellectual property rights.

3. Links to this website. You may not establish and/or operate links to this website without the prior written consent of Travel Department.

4. Limited liability. Travel Department will not be held liable for any losses and/or damages arising from the use of this website or of any other website to which this website provides a link, and/or from the use of information presented on this or any such other website.

5. Applicable law and jurisdiction. It is a condition precedent to the use of the Comparethefare website, including access to information relating to flight details, costs, etc., that any such party submits to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Republic of Ireland and to the application of the law in that jurisdiction, including any party accessing such information or facilities on their own behalf or on behalf of others. In the absolute and sole discretion of Travel Department, a legal action may be brought by Travel Department against any party in breach of these terms and conditions, at its election, in Ireland or the place of breach or the domicile of that party, and, if more than one party, in the domicile of any one of those parties, and all other parties shall submit to that jurisdiction.

 

By accessing, viewing or uploading information onto the comparethefare.ie site by any means, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, our Posting Policy, our Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy. We recommend that you print a copy of these various policies for your future reference. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, our Posting Policy, our Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy then you must not use this Comparethefare.ie site or post or upload any material whatsoever on this comparethefare.ie site. Please note that before using the comparethefare.ie site, you will be required to click on the Register button indicating that you have read and understood these following Terms and Conditions.

1. Ownership

1.1 As outlined above, the comparethefare.ie site is owned and operated by Travel Department T/A comparethefare.ie. Our registered office is Harmony Court, Harmony Road, Dublin 2, Ireland. Our Company No. is 31399. All rights in the comparethefare.ie Site are owned by Travel Department T/A comparethefare.ie. Any unauthorised use, copying or modification is prohibited.

2. Scope of our Service

2.1 The comparethefare.ie Site is an online platform through which individuals can compare flights prices from the airlines Ryanair and Aer Lingus.

3. Privacy

3.1 Your privacy is important to us. Please read our Privacy Policy comparethefare.ie/privacy to see how we collect, use and protect your personal information. We recommend that you do this before using the comparethefare.ie site. You understand that through your use of the comparethefare.ie Site you consent to the use, collection, and transfer of your information as set forth in the Privacy Policy comparethefare.ie/privacy. You can access and update the information held on the comparethefare.ie Site at any time. If you believe that any information we are holding on the comparethefare.ie Site is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us in writing by sending an email to info@comparethefare.ie. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. Please note that any information that you provide will only be held for as long as necessary for the purpose for which it was provided.

4. Changes to the Terms & Conditions

4.1 Comparethefare.ie reserves the rights, at its absolute sole discretion to change, modify, add to or delete clauses contained in these Terms and Conditions at any time. When we do, we will notify you of the changes by adding an “updated” icon next to the Terms and Conditions link on each page of the Comparethefare.ie Site for one month from the date of the change. In addition, if you seek to post and/or upload material on the comparethefare.ie site you will be asked to accept the revised Terms and Conditions. However it is your responsibility to regularly review the Terms and Conditions for changes. By continuing to use the comparethefare.ie site you agree to these changes.

5. Capacity

5.1 The Comparethefare.ie Site is not directed at persons under the age of 18 and therefore persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to use the comparethefare.ie site.

5.2 You must be aged 18 years of age or over to use the comparethefare.ie site and post and/or upload any material to the comparethefare.ie site. Any user of the comparethefare.ie site represents that they are 18 years of age or older. Comparethefare.ie cannot and is not required to verify the age of users of the comparethefare.ie site. Comparethefare.ie hereby notifies you that by posting and/or uploading any material on the comparethefare.ie site you hereby undertake that you are over the age of 18.

6. Your use of comparethefare.ie site

6.1 You are only permitted to use the comparethefare.ie Site and post and/or upload material if you are aged 18 or over

6.2 Comparethefare.ie reserves the right to contact you directly to verify the accuracy of any material posted and/or uploaded on the comparethefare.ie site.

6.3 Comparethefare.ie requires that the information you post and/or upload on the Comparethefare.ie Site is truthful, accurate and reliable. In the event that any of the information posted and/or uploaded on the comparethefare.ie site, for whatever reason, is no longer accurate Comparethefare.ie requires that you amend and/or remove the inaccurate information.

6.4 Comparethefare.ie is entitled in its absolute discretion to block a user from the Comparethefare.ie Site for any breach of these Terms and Conditions, our Posting Policy, our Privacy Policy and/or our Cookies Policy and for any other reason whatsoever in cases where it deems it appropriate to do so.

6.5 The comparethefare.ie site is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only.

6.6 Comparethefare.ie hereby grants you a limited, non –exclusive and revocable licence to access the comparethefare.ie Site for the purposes of browsing the comparethefare.ie site and posting material on the comparethefare.ie Site. Your licence to use our comparethefare.ie site, except where otherwise authorised by us,  does not extend to any commercial use of the website or to any use of our website whatsoever for the benefit of any commercial entity other than us (or one of our associated companies).

6.7 You agree not to access, tamper with or use non public areas of the comparethefare.ie Site. You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of the comparethefare.ie Site, nor to use any robot, spider, or other device to screenscrape any portion of the comparethefare.ie or any material from the comparethefare.ie site, except as expressly authorised in writing by us.

7. Material Posted On and/or Uploaded to the comparethefare.ie site

7.1 Please note that you are liable for the contents of any material you post on and/or upload to the comparethefare.ie site. Comparethefare.ie and/or its owners has no responsibility for or liability arising out of or in connection with any material posted on and/or uploaded to the Comparethefare.ie Site by any user of the comparethefare.ie site including you. Any views or comments expressed in the user posts are not necessarily the views of comparethefare.ie, its owners or any entity associated with it. We strongly advise that you read these Terms and Conditions and our separate Posting Policy before posting and/or uploading any material on the Comparethefare.ie Site. You will be deemed to consent to these Terms and Conditions and our Posting Policy if you choose to post and/or upload any content on the comparethefare.ie site.

7.2 The material you post on and/or upload to the comparethefare.ie site will be capable of being viewed by other users of the comparethefare.ie site unless it is posted on or uploaded to areas of the comparethefare.ie site that are designated for specific users, in which case it will only be capable of being viewed by those users. You should only provide material that you are comfortable sharing with the users it may be seen by.

7.3 Comparethefare.ie is not responsible for and does not endorse the contents of user’s posts and/or uploaded information or warrants the accuracy, completeness, truthfulness, legality or reliability of user’s posts and/or uploads. You are entirely responsible for material which you post and/or upload. You agree to fully indemnify comparethefare.ie its investors, owners, successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, contractors, employees, servants, contributors, third-party advertisers, technology providers, service providers or other partners, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees and representatives, against any loss, damage, costs (including legal costs) claims, liabilities or expenses which such persons may suffer or incur arising directly or indirectly in consequence of your posting and/or uploading any material on the comparethefare.ie Site. For the avoidance of doubt, the indemnity you give to comparethefare.ie is effective in respect of any and all legal proceedings including any and all possible causes of action that may result from any breach of these Terms and Condition, the Posting Policy and/or applicable law.

7.4 We expect you to act responsibly in posting comments and uploading information. You agree, through use of this service, not to post and/or upload any material which:

  1. Violates the criminal law;
  2. Promotes or encourages illegal activity;
  3. Bullies, intimidates, or harasses any other user;
  4. Is sexist, racist, homophobic, offensive on the grounds of religion, nationality or demographic group.
  5. Is personal information about other users unless you have the express permission of these users
  6. Is defamatory, invasive of privacy, abusive, harassing, threatening, profane, violent, sexually explicit, or which otherwise violates the rights of others;
  7. May prejudice ongoing civil or criminal proceedings, violate the sub judice rule or may otherwise amount to a contempt of court;
  8. 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;
  9. Includes any spam, unauthorised advertising or any other form of commercial publicity other than commercial  publicity that you are entitled to post arising out of your agreement with us;
  10. Uses the Comparethefare.ie Site for commercial purpose, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services;
  11. Is irrelevant, repetitive or imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Comparethefare.ie Site servers, bandwidth or infrastructure;
  12. Encourage or facilitate any violations of these Terms and Conditions; or
  13. Contains any virus, Trojan horse, worm or similar harmful and/or disruptive material.

7.5 Due to the real-time nature of the comparethefare.ie site, comparethefare.ie cannot and is not required to review the contents of posted and/or uploaded material, nor does it confirm the validity of information submitted.

7.6 You acknowledge, agree and understand that by using the comparethefare.ie Site you may be exposed to material that is inaccurate, untruthful, unreliable, offensive, harmful or otherwise inappropriate. Comparethefare.ie hereby notifies you that it does not actively monitor users’ posts and/or uploads and, as such, is not responsible for and gives no warranty or representation in relation to users’ posts and/or uploads. You acknowledge that comparethefare.ie has no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review or edit any material posted and/or uploaded by you or other users on the comparethefare.ie site. Users are encouraged to bring any comment they deem offensive or objectionable to the attention of the team by clicking on the “report” link beside the relevant post and identifying the specific material that they consider is objectionable. You will be asked to give your reasons for wanting the material removed.  Comparethefare.ie has no responsibility for or liability for any loss or damage to users arising out of any material uploaded to or posted on the comparethefare.ie site and in particular has no liability for any loss or damage to the reputation of users arising out of comments placed on the comparethefare.ie site.

7.7 If you believe that any content on the comparethefare.ie site contains a defamatory statement, please notify us immediately by clicking on the “report” link beside the relevant post and identifying the specific material that you consider defamatory and providing sufficient information to permit us to contact the complaining party and also by sending an email to us at info@comparethefare.ie identifying the specific material that you consider defamatory and providing sufficient information to permit us to contact the complaining party. Please note that this email address is only monitored during the office hours of comparethefare.ie which are from 9am to 5pm 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. Comparethefare.ie operates on a "notice and takedown" basis. Once this notification has been received and reviewed by comparethefare.ie the comparethefare.ie team will make all reasonable endeavours to remove the defamatory content complained about within a reasonable time.

7.8 Whilst Comparethefare.ie does not monitor comments and/or uploaded information, we reserve the right to remove, refuse to publish, edit, cut and/or crop any material posted and/or uploaded on the comparethefare.ie site that comes to our attention via a complaint or otherwise. Users who repeatedly flout our Posting Policy or these Terms and Conditions will be barred from posting material on the Comparethefare.ie Site and their accounts will be de-activated and they will be banned from registering again in the future with the Comparethefare.ie Site.

7.9 Comparethefare.ie reserves the right to immediately ban a user if there has been a serious breach of the Posting Policy or these Terms and Conditions. All decisions in relation to these matters are carried out at the sole discretion of Comparethefare.ie.

7.10 Comparethefare.ie assumes no responsibility for the deletion or the failure to store comments or other information posted on the Comparethefare.ie Site by you or other users of the comparethefare.ie site.

7.11 Comparethefare.ie 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 by you on the Comparethefare.ie Site.

7.12 By posting and/or uploading any material on the comparethefare.ie site, you grant comparethefare.ie a licence to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such material. The licence you grant to us is non-exclusive, royalty free and fully paid, sub-licensable, and worldwide. 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, including the rights necessary for you to grant the licence above.

7.13 By posting and/or uploading any material on the comparethefare.ie site you represent and warrant that: (i) you own the material posted by you or 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 by reason of any material posted by you.

7.14 Material posted on the comparethefare.ie site may contain links to websites operated by third parties. Comparethefare.ie does not exercise any control or supervision over the content of these linked sites. You acknowledge and agree that Comparethefare.ie is not responsible or liable for the content, availability or accuracy of or for the opinions expressed in these third party websites and these websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by Comparethefare.ie.

7.15 Comparethefare.ie accepts no liability in relation to those sites and should you choose to access third party sites you do so at your own risk. Third party sites linked via the comparethefare.ie site are not covered by these Terms and Conditions and you should not assume that these third party websites will abide by the same Privacy Policy to which Comparethefare.ie adheres.

8. Intellectual property

8.1 All intellectual property rights in the website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement of the Comparethefare.ie Site and all software related thereto vests in Comparethefare.ie unless otherwise indicated. Comparethefare.ie reserves all of its rights.

8.2 You acknowledge that unless otherwise indicated, comparethefare.ie is the sole owner of all content on the comparethefare.ie site including, without limitation, 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 and all copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights.

8.3 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 material at the Comparethefare.ie Site without our written permission.

8.4 We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material published in the Comparethefare.ie Site infringes any intellectual property rights, please report it by clicking on the "report" link beside the relevant post and identifying the specific material that you consider infringing and providing sufficient information to permit us to contact the complaining party and also by sending an email to us at info@comparethefare.ie identifying the specific material that is claimed to be infringing and providing sufficient information to permit us to contact the complaining party.

9. Disclaimer and waiver

9.1 We give no warranties of any kind concerning the comparethefare.ie site or its content.

9.2 We do not give any warranty or make any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on the comparethefare.ie site. Material posted on the comparethefare.ie Site is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. 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.

9.3 We do not warrant that the comparethefare.ie site or any of its contents is virus free.  You must take your own precautions against such viruses as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

9.4 You have read these disclaimers and agree to them on the basis that you agree it is reasonable.

10. Liability

10.1 Comparethefare.ie has no responsibility or liability for any act, error or omission on the part of the user when using the comparethefare.ie site. Comparethefare.ie is not liable for any loss or damage arising out of any act, errors or omissions on the part of the user.

10.2 Under no circumstances shall comparethefare.ie be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labour disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labour or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in electricity or other utility supply.

10.3 Under no conditions and in no event shall comparethefare.ie 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 these Terms and Conditions or otherwise) or for any loss of data, profit, revenue, goodwill or business howsoever caused even if that loss or damage was foreseeable by us, or the possibility of it was brought to our attention.

10.4 You acknowledge that your use of the comparethefare.ie site including any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the comparethefare.ie site 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 comparethefare.ie, its investors, successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, contractors, employees, servants, contributors, third-party advertisers, technology providers, service providers or other partners, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees and representatives, for any loss, damage, costs or injury arising from such use.

10.5 Please note that Comparethefare.ie is not licensed or bonded pursuant to the Transport (Tour Operators and Travel Agents) Act 1982.

11. Indemnity

11.1 You agree to indemnify, defend (at the request of comparethefare.ie and hold harmless Comparethefare.ie, its investors, successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, contractors, employees, servants, contributors, third-party advertisers, technology providers, service providers or other partners, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees and representatives, 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:

  1. Your use of the comparethefare.ie Site or any part thereof;
  2. The violation of these Terms and Conditions, our Privacy Policy, our Posting Policy and our Cookies Policy by you;
  3. The infringement or misappropriation by you, or a  third party using your computer, of any account or password to access and/or use the Comparethefare.ie Site; or
  4. The infringement by you of any intellectual property rights or any other rights or any third party.

12.  Information society service provider / Intermediary service provider

12.1 You agree and acknowledge that comparethefare.ie is an information society service provider and intermediary service provider, within the meaning of Directive 2000/31/EC as transposed into Irish law by the European Communities (Directive 2000/31/EC) Regulations 2003 (SI 68 of 2003), and that where it stores information provided by a recipient of the service it is not liable for such information nor is it under an obligation to monitor such information.

13. Entire agreement / No waiver

13.1 The Terms and Conditions our Privacy Policy, our Cookies Policy and our Posting Policy and any other terms and conditions and policies you accept on the Comparethefare.ie Site make up the entire agreement between you and Comparethefare.ie and supersede any prior agreement.

13.2 Any amendment to or waiver of these Terms and Conditions by you must be in writing and signed by our authorised representatives. Failure by us to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not amount to a waiver of such provision.

14. Severability

14.1 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be void, invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions will continue to be of full force and effect.

15. Governing law

15.1 These Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with Irish law and you agree to submit to the non exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts in all matters regarding these Terms and Conditions and your use of the Comparethefare.ie Site.

16. Availability of service

16.1 Comparethefare.ie may at our sole discretion and at any time discontinue temporarily or permanently the Comparethefare.ie Site or any part thereof with or without notice.

16.2 You agree that any termination of access to the comparethefare.ie site under any provision of these Terms and Conditions may be effected without notice, and acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the comparethefare.ie site.

16.3 The Comparethefare.ie Site may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. We accept no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in transmission, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of user communications.

16.4 Where possible, we will use reasonable efforts to give users fair notice of technical difficulties or termination or suspension of their access to the comparethefare.ie site. However you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any inability to access the comparethefare.ie site, termination or suspension of access to the comparethefare.ie site or modification of the service provided.