Terms & Conditions

This Database of the Irish Horse Register (“the Database”) is provided by Horse Sport Ireland (“HSI”) whose business address and registered office is at 1st Floor, Beech House, Millennium Park, Osberstown, Naas, County Kildare (“HSI”) (Company Registration Number: 432092; Country of Registration: Ireland). HSI is registered in Ireland. It is a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital. These Terms and Conditions of Use of Database and our Privacy Policy govern the use of the Database. By accessing this Database, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database. HSI reserves the right to amend or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database without notice, at its sole discretion by posting any altered Terms and Conditions of Use of Database on the site. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions of Use of Database, you must not access the Database.

Acceptable Use

You are responsible for your use of the Database. You may only use the Database for lawful purposes. You may not engage in any conduct that:

  1. breaches HSI’s intellectual property rights including but not limited to patents, copyright, database rights, design rights, trade marks (registrable or not), trade secrets or know-how;
  2. is deceptive, offensive, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous or fraudulent;
  3. impersonates any person, company or entity including HSI, its employees, agents and affiliates;
  4. introduces viruses or any other code, files or programs which interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or equipment belonging to HSI;
  5. constitutes a criminal offence or that gives rise to civil liability as well as encourages such conduct;
  6. violates these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database or the Privacy Policy; or interferes with the use and enjoyment of the Database by others.

You will not (and will not assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, download, reproduce, publish, modify, transfer, display, distribute, perform, license, disseminate or broadcast in any way whatsoever any information, content, program, design, screen icon, GUI or materials on or relating to the Database. HSI reserves the right to edit, modify, alter, remove or shut down or alter all or any part of the Database (including information, content or material on the Database) without notice.

Membership

You will be asked for your name and email address upon registration for access to the Database. By registering for this Database, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database.

You will obtain a password for your account. Please keep this password safe and secure. You will be liable for any activity on your account. If you believe someone has accessed your account illegally or without your consent, please notify HSI immediately.

Your membership is valid for a single CPU, regardless of whether the registration is on behalf of one person or a group.

If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions of Use of the Database or our Privacy Policy, or otherwise engage in behaviour which is deemed by HSI to be inappropriate, your registration may be suspended or terminated at the sole discretion of HSI. You will not be able to access the Database during a period of suspension or if your registration is terminated.

Fees

Paid up member of the Irish horse Board will be allowed free access to CapallOir subject to activating their account in accordance with the Terms and Conditions and a usage limit which will be determined from time to time by Horse Sport Ireland. If members want more information on the usage limit they can contact CapallOir support.

Once members reach their usage limit they can purchase ‘credits’ to use the system. The price for credits will be displayed at the time of purchase as will the number of credits used by performing certain searches.

Non- Irish horse Board members can also purchase credits.

License & Grant of Rights

HSI grants you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to access and use the Database subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database.

You may not grant a sub-licence of this right without the prior written permission of HSI.

The Database is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. You may not reproduce all or any parts of the Database. The Database may only be used for your personal and private use and not for any commercial purposes.

You shall not reproduce, transmit, broadcast or display in public all or any parts of the Database without the prior written permission of HSI.

You acknowledge that you will not acquire any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights in the Database other than as provided for in these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database.

Limitation of Liability

You understand and agree that the Database is provided on an “as is” basis. The Database is available without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the maximum extent possible by law, HSI disclaims all warranties in relation to the information, content or materials on the Database. HSI makes no representations, warranties or undertakings in respect of the Database or any of the information, content or material on the Database or its quality, accuracy or fitness for purpose or any of the information, content or material on any website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through the Database. HSI also does not represent or warrant that the Database shall be free from inaccuracies or typographical errors. HSI expressly excludes any warranty, representation or undertaking that you will be able to access or use the Database at times or locations of your choosing. HSI does not represent or warrant that the Database will be free from any virus, worm, Trojan horse or that the Database will be uninterrupted, secure or error free or is compatible with any other software or material.

HSI shall not be liable for any loss or damages (including but not limited to consequential, special, direct, indirect or damages) nor for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, whosoever caused, arising from the use of (or inability to use) the Database; from any inaccurate or misleading information, content or material contained on the Database and any reliance on same is at your own risk.

The limitation of liability in these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database does not exempt fraud and misrepresentation, death or personal injury caused by HSI’s negligence.

Indemnity

You agree to defend and indemnify HSI including its officers, directors and employees, servants and agents, against all liability, claims and expenses including legal fees arising out of any breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database by you and if applicable, your officers, directors and employees, servants and agents and against any liability arising out of your use of the Database.

Privacy

You may be asked to input information about yourself to access the Database. HSI will not use the information you provide for any purpose other than that stated at each location where such information is requested. Such use of the information will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

Termination

Other than as provided for elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions for Use of Database, HSI reserves the right to immediate terminate your use of the Database in circumstances including but not limited to where you or if applicable your officers, directors and employees, servants and agents breach or procure a breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database or otherwise engage in conduct which HSI determines in its sole discretion to be unacceptable or harmful to it or its users.

Waiver

The failure of HSI at any time to enforce any provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database shall in no way affect its right thereafter to do so. Any waiver by HSI of any breach of any term, provision or condition shall not be taken or held to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of any such term, provision or condition or to be a waiver of the term, provision or condition itself.

Agency

Nothing herein shall be deemed to create any agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship of any kind between HSI and any user, third party or other person or entity.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions of Use of Database shall be governed and construed under the laws of Ireland. The parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland to settle any disputes which may arise from or in connection with these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database.

Severability

If any court of competent jurisdiction decides that any part, term or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database is invalid or otherwise unenforceable, such provision shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use of Database shall continue to have force and effect.

Queries

If you have any queries regarding the Terms and Conditions of Use of Database or the Privacy Policy, please contact HSI as follows:

  • by email: info@horsesportireland.ie
  • by telephone: +353 45 850800
  • in writing: Horse Sport Ireland, 1st Floor, Beech House, Millennium Park, Osberstown, Naas, County Kildare, Rep. of Ireland

IHR Online (formerly CapallOir) is the official pedigree and performance database of Horse Sport Ireland