Terms of Use

General

This website contains general information about the Medical Council and about our services. The materials contained on (and the publications provided within) this website are not intended to provide, and do not constitute or comprise, advice on any particular matter. They are provided for general information purposes only. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any material contained on (or publications provided within) this website, without seeking appropriate professional advice.

Your use of this Website is subject to these terms and conditions of use. By using this Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Disclaimer

This website is available without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The Medical Council make no representations, warranties or undertakings about any of the materials or any content or information on any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through this website ("third party site"). The Medical Council does not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will the Medical Council have any liability in connection with any third party site.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, neither he Medical Council nor any partners, associates, consultants, employees, affiliates or other representatives thereof will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the materials or any facilities or services offered through this website (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss or damages, loss of data, income, profit or opportunity, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties) even if the Medical Council has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages or such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable.

Data Protection and Privacy Statement

The Medical Council respects your right to privacy. Visitors are advised that each time they visit a Website two general levels of information about their visit can be retained. The first level comprises statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate and non-individual specific basis of all browsers who visit the site. The second is information which is personal or particular to a specific visitor who knowingly chooses to provide that information.

The statistical and analytical information provides general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this site; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this site and the page in the site at which they exited. This information helps us monitor traffic on our website so that we can manage the site's capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of this site are most popular and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site.

Through this Website you may have an opportunity to send us information, such as through the "contact us" pages or any other area where you may send e-mails, request brochures or provide feedback. By choosing to participate in these, you will be providing us with some level of personal information relating to you. This information will only be used by Medical Council for (i) the purposes for which it was provided by you; (ii) verification purposes and statistical analysis; and (iii) marketing and administration purposes.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer, or mobile, device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve, or read, the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will usually contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers.

How can I control cookies?

Most websites use cookies in order to improve the visitor experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’).

This website uses cookies, by continuing to use this website we assume you agree to their use. If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser settings so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

Accessibility

The Medical Council recognises the importance of ensuring that our site is accessible to everyone. We strive to achieve level Double-A with the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). In addition The Medical Council's site aims to be accessible by any browser.

Please contact us if you have any issues relating to the accessibility of this site.

Governing Law

This legal notice and terms and conditions of use and all issues regarding this Website shall be governed by the laws of Ireland.