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Terms and Conditions

Payments and Donations by Credit Card or Direct Debit

Users making donations by debit card or credit card hereby agree and assure Knocknacarra Parish that:

  1. all debit card or credit card information supplied is true, correct and complete

  2. the person making the donation is duly authorized to use the charge card or credit card for that purpose

  3. the donation and the fees will be honoured by the donor’s credit card company.

If You discover that a donation has been made on this website site using Your debit card or credit card details in circumstances where You had not agreed to or authorised this, then (provided You have not, through failure to take reasonable care, allowed an unauthorised person to gain access to Your credit card details or password) Knocknacarra Parish is required to refund to You the money they receive provided that:
(a) You inform Your credit card or charge card company and Knocknacarra Parish of the unauthorised payment as soon as You discover it; and
(b) You co-operate with Your credit card company and Knocknacarra Parish and, if necessary, the police in relation to the unauthorised use.

All donations made via the Website are final unless fraudulent use of the card is proven in accordance with previous paragraph.
As online donations are voluntary, if you change your mind about contributing online to any charity  for any reason, or if you donate the wrong amount by mistake, Knocknacarra Parish is happy to honour your decision, as long as you request a refund within 7 days of the date on which you made the contribution so that a refund can be made to your card’s account.
Knocknacarra Parish take no responsibility for Your dissatisfaction with the use of Your donation to any charity. If You have cause for dissatisfaction with the use of Your donation You may contact the charity directly using the contact details provided on the Website.

Fees & Payments

In order to cover transaction fees, bank fees and administration charges, there is a transactional fee of 1.9% on each donation via its website. This fee is taken out of the overall donations received at the end of the month and is included in your donation and NOT an additional charge. We provide this information to you to ensure transparency. 

Law and Jurisdiction

By visiting Our Site, you agree that with the Irish law and the Courts of Ireland shall have jurisdiction to determine any dispute arising in connection with them.

  1. Our Liability


      1. To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any User for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content (whether it is provided by Us or whether it is User Content) included on Our Site.

      2. Our Site is intended for non-commercial use only.  If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

      3. We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from viruses and other malware. Subject to sub-Clause 12.3, We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of Our Site (including the downloading of any Content (including User Content) from it) or any other site referred to on Our Site.

      4. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.

      5. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation,, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law.  For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

  2. Viruses, Malware and Security


      1. We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and other malware.  We do not, however, guarantee that Our Site is secure or free from viruses or other malware and accept no liability in respect of the same, as detailed in sub-Clause 13.4.

      2. You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.

      3. You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.

      4. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.

      5. You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.

      6. By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 14.3 to 14.5 you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.  Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.  Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

  3. Privacy and Cookies

Use of Our Site is also governed by Our Cookie and Privacy Policies, available from and .  These policies are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by this reference.

  1. Data Protection


      1. All personal information that We may collect (including, but not limited to, your name and contact details) will be collected, used and held in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR and your rights and Our obligations under that Act. For further information on Data Protection, please review Our Sites Privacy Statement

  2. Communications from Us


      1. If you have an Account, We may from time to time send you important notices by email.  Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to, service changes, changes to these Terms and Conditions, and changes to your Account.

      2. We will never send you marketing emails of any kind without your express consent.  If you do give such consent, you may opt out at any time.  Any and all marketing emails sent by Us include an unsubscribe link.  Email marketing options can also be changed in your account settings.  If you opt out of receiving emails from us at any time, it may take up to 30 business days for your new preferences to take effect.

      3. For questions or complaints about communications from Us (including, but not limited to marketing emails), please contact Us at or via .

  3. Changes to these Terms and Conditions


      1. We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time.  Any such changes will become binding on you upon your first use of Our Site after the changes have been implemented.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

      2. In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.



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