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TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY STATEMENT SYNOPSIS

Acceptance of Terms of Use

By registering with pigeonLink you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to be subject to any rules or guidelines on facilities provided by pigeonLink.

You can read the full terms describing your obligations, and ours, when using this web site, but because we are all busy people this is a synopsis of what we're talking about.

You are entitled to privacy, but sometimes we have to collect some information about you to make this site work and provide some protection for other subscribers. We don't give away or sell your personal information to other people and the web site does use cookies. You can request copies of your personal data. We have a license to use the software "engine" Result-Assist and therefore we can let you use this software for your personal use. Sometimes we link to other sites, but we can't be held responsible for what you might find there that's outside our control.

By registering and using this web site, or just visiting and using the web site, you have some obligations.

With regard to who owns what, you always own whatever you put up here, but you are also responsible for it and we're not responsible for your views as a consenting adult.

PIGEONLINK DESCRIPTION

pigeonLink is an online pigeon club facility for the capture, formatting and presentation of pigeon club, ring and race information for registered pigeon fanciers, their clubs and federations. pigeonLink make the formatted information available to registered clubs and federations for presentation to their members and for the creation of club statistics and league tables.

pigeonLink do not guarantee the accuracy or quality of the web site content as we are relying exclusively on the data supplied by club and federation secretaries. pigeonLink do not independently verify the accuracy of any data input by club or federation secretaries or members.

By using the facilities of pigeonLink you understand that you will not rely on any content to make, or refrain from making, any decision in relation to your federation or club member, ring or race management

Individual Members (Registered Fliers) can register with the web site at no cost. There is no renewal process for individual members. As a Registered Flier you will have indicated that you have read and agree to the pigeonLink terms and conditions and that you agree to abide by them each time you access the web site, provide content or otherwise interact with pigeonLink. Fliers can avail of the following facilities 

  • Storing, publishing, viewing and editing Personal Loft Records
  • Storing, publishing, viewing and editing Personal Bird Records
  • Storing, publishing, viewing and editing Personal Ring Records
  •  Storing, publishing, viewing and editing Personal Race Records

Registered Fliers may temporarily attach themselves to a Club or Federation for the purposes of viewing the public records of those clubs or federations. Permanent club or federation membership within pigeonLink must be approved by the secretary of the relevant club or federation before full access to club or federation records is granted.

GROUP REGISTRATION

Clubs, Federations, Combines, Unions or other groupings of individuals or clubs from within the pigeon fancier community must register an account before using the pigeonLink.com system as a group. The Registration Period for groups is for one year, and pigeonLink will issue a Renewal Notice to each Registered Group in December of each year.

The registration fee is based on each club or federation membership and the current cost per member is published at www.pigeonlink.com. This registration covers the cost of the software used to maintain the site, the cost of providing access via the internet and the sponsorship of the various prizes during the racing year for registered clubs, federations or other groups of fanciers. 

Groups may renew membership for the following year by submitting the information requested along with the fee set out in the Renewal Notice, payable as described in the Renewal Notice. Registration closes in the last week of March each year, and Registered Groups are entitled to cancel their subscription before April, the beginning of the typical racing season in Europe.

Refunds are issued, minus an administration cost of €10, when you notify us of your cancellation in writing.

Registered Clubs, Federations, Combines, Unions or other groupings may avail of the following

  •   Storing, publishing, viewing and editing of Club, Federation or other group Bird Records
  •   Storing, publishing, viewing and editing of Club, Federation or other group Ring Records
  •   Storing, publishing, viewing and editing of Club, Federation or other group Race Records
  •   Storing, publishing, viewing and editing of Club, Federation or other group Member Records
  •   Participation in pigeonLink events during the racing year
  •   Storing, publishing, distribution by email, viewing and editing of Club, Federation or other group Documents, Photographs, Liberation Video, Notifications, Rules and Regulations, Meeting Minutes and Agendas

It is the responsibility of the registered member, club or federation to ensure that their individual contact details are maintained.

Registered Fliers, Clubs or Federations are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to access www.pigeonlink.com. Registered Fliers, Clubs or Federations are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access www.pigeonlink.com through an internet connection are aware of this Agreement, and that they are in compliance with it.

You agree that with or without cause, your registration may be terminated or suspended without prior notice at the sole discretion of pigeonLink. You waive all rights and claims to challenge or question any such decisions.

FULL TERMS OF WEB SITE USE AND PRIVACY STATEMENT

PRIVACY STATEMENT

This Privacy Statement and Terms Of Use governs our activities - and yours - when you visit this web site.

Collection of personal information such as your name or address will not be enforced when you visit the site. However, if you choose to subscribe, or "opt in", to one of the information facilities by submitting your email address, the details you enter will be retained. The use your email address will only be to send you the information product(s) you requested, including notifications from the web site, and for no other purpose.

If you choose to provide other personal information such as your name and address, that information will only be used to fulfill your request for information, for example delivery of materials by conventional postal systems.

Purpose for which personal data is collected.

We collect the following information when you visit this web site :

  • The logical (IP) address of the computer you are using.
  • The type of browser you are using.
  • The date and time you access our site.
  • The pages you have accessed and the documents downloaded or uploaded.
  • The previous Internet address from which you linked directly to our site.
  • Some of the search criteria you are using to find our web site.
  • Your country location based on your IP address.
  • Any data change you make to the web site (e.g. edit or delete clubs, flier or race result records)
This data is collected only with the goal of improving our service and ensuring our members data security.

You have the option of providing personal information such as address or contact telephone or email address. This information may be collected at your option to allow you to access the full facilities provided by this web site.

 If you wish to receive a newsletter or other communication without visiting the web site, we need to save and use your e-mail address. Electronic messages and notifications may be sent at appropriate intervals to the e-mail address you supply. These communications may also contain topic-specific advertisements along with editorial information. However, you can un-subscribe or opt-out at any time. 

Passing data to third parties

 We will never pass your personal information to a third party except in the case where we are bound by law or, if it should be necessary in order to implement our general terms and conditions of business or any other agreements concluded with you, or in order to enforce our rights and claims. 

Use of "Cookies"

 This website uses what are termed "session cookies". These are small pieces of information stored on your computer in order to authenticate your account and allow access to the various facilities. The information stored by this web site in cookie form comprises your login name and encrypted password only. 

Requests regarding data supplied via this website

 On request, we may supply copies of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. If you wish to obtain such copies, you must make the request by e-mail through the support channels provided by this web site. Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process. There is no fee for the processing of these information requests. You may on;y request this information if you are a registered member and if the information relates only to your account activities at this web site.

If you deem that this web site stores inaccurate information about you, you can request that this information be corrected. Such a request must be in writing or via e-mail.

You may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted. If you wish to request a deletion of your personal data, be aware that this request may prevent or hinder access to the web site by you in the future. We will generally advise if this deletion request will have an adverse affect on your use of this web site.

TERMS OF USE

BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE OR REGISTERING FOR A USER ID TO ACCESS THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

The pigeonLink web site is offered to you on the condition of your acceptance without modification of these terms, conditions, and notices.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

pigeonLink reserve the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this club site is offered.

LICENSE FOR USE

DomainLeasehold.com offers the Result-Assist system software under license. pigeonLink provides this service for your personal and non-commercial use only unless specifically authorised in writing to do otherwise by pigeonLink

This authorisation cannot be considered as a transfer of title to any part of the Result-Assist system to club members.

Without the express permission of pigeonLink, you may not, or permit others to :

  • transfer the Service to another person or entity
  • decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble the System
  • modify or create derivative works based on this System
  • use the System for any commercial purpose, public display, sale or rental

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

www.pigeonlink.com may contain links to other Web Sites, termed "Linked Sites". pigeonLink are not responsible for the content of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. pigeonLink provide links to members only for convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site or any association with its operators.

pigeonLink will not be held liable with respect to any Goods or Services advertised and/or made available by third parties through this web site. Representations made regarding these Goods or Services will be governed by the policies and representations made by these third parties. pigeonLink will not be held liable or responsible for any of our members interaction with third parties.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of www.pigeonlink.com, you warrant that you will not use www.pigeonlink.com for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by Irish Law. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any material or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided to you through www.pigeonlink.com.

By using the facilities of this web site you agree that all information of any kind, whether text, graphics, video or sound (i.e. "Content") you provide can be made available publicly or privately and will be the sole responsibility of the person providing the "Content", or of the person whose "Site Account" is used.

You agree that pigeonLink cannot be held liable for any material that you upload, whether legally yours to use or not.

You agree that you will not upload any "Content" that is profane, sexually explicit, or can be used to incite hatred or is otherwise objectionable or defamitory of any person. You agree not to collect or harvest information, through any means, from this website without the express permission from pigeonLink.

You further agree that pigeonLink will terminate your membership, without notice and without refund if "Content" associated with your account contravenes these Terms of Use

USE OF COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

www.pigeonlink.com may contain bulletin board facilities, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public or with a group, collectively termed "Communication Facilities", you agree to use the Communication Facilities only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Facility. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain any software or programs that may damage the operation of another computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about other registered site visitors, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
pigeonLink has no obligation to monitor the Communication Facilities, but the web site administrators reserves the right to periodically review materials posted to the Communication Service and to remove any materials at their sole discretion. Your right to access to any or all of the Communication Facilities  may be suspended at any time without notice and without refund.
 
  pigeonLink does not claim ownership of any content or material you provide (including feedback and suggestions), post, upload, input or submit via a registered account.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your data by way of a registered account here at www.pigeonlink.com you are granting pigeonLink permission to use your data in connection with the operation of this web site including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your data; and to publish your name in connection with your data if appropriate.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of members data.
Members are entitled at any stage to request a copy of their data in text delimited or other appropriate data format for use in other systems, and pigeonLink will provide this data as a download from www.pigeonlink.com at no cost. 
  DomainLeasehold.com is the owner of the software, data design and processes supporting www.pigeonlink.com.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

 THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY CARRIED OUT ON THE WEB SITE. ANY ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THIS WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, PROFESSIONAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

 IN NO EVENT SHALL pigeonLink AND/OR THE DOMAIN NAME OWNER(S) OR SITE ADMINISTRATOR(S) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS WEB SITE. 

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:

This Web Site and content are Copyright by pigeonLink.

The Result-Assist software system is Copyright by DomainLeasehold.com. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. 

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