This website is operated by Seats Are Ltd, trading as ‘Whichcollege.ie’ (Registered in Ireland 533727). Our registered office is at Castleforbes House, Castleforbes Road, Dublin 1. We can be emailed at info@whichcollege.ie.

These website terms of condition and our privacy policy govern your use of our website, www.whichcollege.ie, and any and all services that we make available on or through our website. By using our website, you are agreeing to these terms, whether you are just browsing (a “Visitor”) or whether you are a registered user (a “Member”). Should you not agree with our terms, please do not use our website.

We may revise these terms at any time at our sole discretion. Please check regularly for updates: you can determine whether changes have been made by confirming the version date at the top of these terms. Your continued use of our website means that you agree to these terms, as revised.

1. Registration/Password

1.1 Although portions of our website may be visited by any Visitor, you will need to register as a Member to be able to participate in or join the Community Areas and if you wish to submit Course Reviews. Registration on our website is free.

1.2 To register as a Member, you confirm that you are over 16 years of age

1.3 You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate, up to date and complete. We reserve the right to terminate your membership and access to our website if we learn that you have provided false or misleading information.

1.4 When you register, you will be asked to create a username and password. You agree not to divulge your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and will be fully responsible for all liabilities arising in connection with your password’s use (or misuse), whether such use or misuse is with or without your knowledge or approval. If you suspect that someone else knows of or is using your password, notify us immediately by emailing us.

1.5 If you forget your password, please email us to reset your password.

1.6 We have the absolute discretion to cancel your username/password at any time if we suspect it is being used by an unauthorised person.

2. Use of our website

2.1 For the purposes of these terms, “Content” refers to all data, text, logos, artwork, software, documents, images, photographs and other materials you may upload to or download from our website including information about yourself, messages posted in the Community Area, Course Reviews, information about certain courses.

2.2 You must ensure that any content that you submit to our website:

  • does not infringe any third party’s Intellectual Property Rights (“Intellectual Property Rights” means registered and / or unregistered copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, and all applications for such rights, anywhere in the world);
  • does not breach any applicable law;
  • is not defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable in our opinion; or
  • does not disrupt the communications of the online community or Community Area on our website.

2.3 You agree that you will not use our website:

  • for commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain without our prior written consent;
  • to send chain letters, junk mail, ‘spam’, business or bulk communications of any kind;
  • to advertise a company, product or service of any educational establishment except under the terms of a written advertiser agreement that we have entered into with you;
  • in a way, that might reasonably be expected to cause another person’s computer systems and/or their communications network to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient;
  • to obtain personal information from “Users” (which means “Members” and “Visitors”) under the age of 16 or from anyone if such information is gathered deceptively or in a non-transparent way;
  • to obtain passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
  • to attempt to impersonate another User; or
  • to harass, threaten or intimidate any User.

2.4 You will be for responsible for logging out from your registered account at the end of each session on our website.

2.5 If you are a Visitor, you agree not to obtain unauthorised access to areas of our website reserved for Members.

2.6 If you are aware of anything on our website which appears to infringe these terms, you agree to contact us immediately.

3. Content posted

3.1 We use software to monitor content on our website. While we hope it removes the majority of inappropriate content, no software is 100% reliable. None of the views expressed in the content are the views of Whichcollege.ie is a national database of CAO courses, PLC courses, programmes and options for those wishing to study in Ireland. You acknowledge that all content is the responsibility of the person who posted, emailed or otherwise provided the content. You acknowledge that by using website, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. We are not responsible in any way for any content. If you post, email, upload or otherwise provide content, you are entirely responsible for it.

3.2 We operate a “take down and notice” procedure. If you believe that any content is defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable, or infringes intellectual property or other legal rights please notify us immediately. We will investigate each matter notified to us and will act at our sole discretion.

3.3 If you post content which is found to be in breach of these terms, we reserve the right to deactivate your username and password to prevent you from further access to our website as a Member.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

4.1 You agree that our website and all content contained in it are protected by Intellectual Property Rights that either belong to or are licensed to us.

4.2 You acquire no proprietary interest in our website or content provided by us or others and may not use them in any way except as expressly permitted by these terms.

4.3 You may view, print, download or temporarily store such content for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer such content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Intellectual Property Rights by downloading or otherwise using any such content.

4.4 By submitting content to our website:

  • you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and communicate to the public such content; and
  • you authorise us to adapt such content and you agree to waive your moral rights to object to any derogatory treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the material in question.

5. Our Rights

5.1 We have the right in our absolute discretion to alter, edit, remove, suspend or refuse any content without notice, if we consider that the content is objectionable or violates these terms or for any other reason.

5.2 We may preserve or disclose the content and your personal details as well as any content to any third party if such disclosure is necessary:

  • for the purpose of maintaining our website;
  • by law; or
  • to respond to claims that our website infringes or restricts the right of any party.

5.3 We may suspend or terminate your access to our website at any time if you breach any of these terms.

6. Warranties

6.1 Our website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We expressly disclaim all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

6.2 You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy, relevancy or completeness of any information in or provided on or from our website. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Our website is provided for the general information of the general public.

6.3 Your use and participation in our website and services are solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from our website shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms or imposed by law.

6.4 We make no warranty that our website will meet your requirements, or that access to our website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of our website.

7. Limitation of Liability

7.1 Except as required by law, we will not be liable for any direct losses or damages arising in contract, tort (including negligence) and for any reason.

7.2 Except as required by law, we shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits, data, goodwill, revenue in each case regardless of whether such losses or damages arise in the normal course of events or whether we have been advised of the possibility of such damages and whether such losses or damages arise in contact or tort (including negligence) and for any reason.

7.3 Nothing in these terms shall operate to exclude or restrict our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence.

8. Territory Statement

Please do not access or use the content from a jurisdiction where such access or use would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or regulatory organisation. If you breach this provision, you will be held entirely responsible.

9. Assignment

We may assign our rights and obligations under these terms and upon such assignment we shall be relieved of any further obligation under these terms. You are not permitted to assign your rights and obligations under these terms.

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland and any dispute shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.