Please read this Agreement carefully. It contains important clauses (which, in particular, limit our liability to you) which you should read before using this Website which, as outlined below, indicates your acceptance of this Agreement (and the documents referred to in it).
1. The Agreement
1.1 This page (together with the documents referred to on it) (together, called the “Agreement”) tells you the terms and conditions on which you make use of thes website www.directdistributiongroup.com (called the “Website”), whether as a guest or registered user.
1.2 This Agreement was last amended on 08/12/15.
1.3 Please read the Agreement (including any documents referred to in it) carefully before starting to use this Website. By using this Website, you indicate that you (including any person, organisation or entity on whose behalf you are acting) accept this Agreement (including any documents referred to in it) and that you agree to be bound by it.
1.4 If you do not agree to this Agreement, you must refrain from using this Website.
1.5 DSM Distribution Ltd. recommends that you print or save a copy of the Agreement (including any documents referred to in it) for future reference.
1.6 The Agreement (including any documents referred to in it) may be revised from time to time by DSM Distribution Ltd. Therefore, the Agreement (including any documents referred to in it) should be read carefully each time that you intend to use this Website.
1.7 In this Agreement, “you” and “your” means both you and/or the person, organisation or entity on whose behalf you are acting.
1.8 None of the provision of this Agreement will be interpreted so as to deprive you of any rights you have as a consumer under applicable mandatory law.
2. Information about us
2.1 This Website is operated by DSM Distribution Limited t/a Direct Distribution (called “DSM Distribution” which expression includes its successors and assigns).
2.2 DSM Distribution is a company with limited liability registered under the laws of Ireland with registered number 472626 and registered office at Unit 1A Nutgrove Enterprise Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland. This is also DSM Distribution’s main trading address. DSM Distribution’s VAT number is IE 9709945Q. DSM Distribution can be contacted at:
sale[at]directdistribution.ie or 00353 1 9017440
2.3 Any complaints can be addressed to DSM Distribution at the above address or contact details.
3. Serviced Countries
3.1 This Website is intended for use only by persons legally resident in Ireland.
4. Accessing the Website
4.1 Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and DSM Distribution reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on this Website without notice (see below). DSM Distribution is not liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
4.2 From time to time, DSM Distribution may restrict access to some parts of this Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with DSM Distribution.
4.3 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of DSM Distribution’s security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. DSM Distribution has the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by DSM Distribution, at any time, if in DSM Distribution’s opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement.
4.4 When using this Website, you must comply with the provisions of DSM Distribution’s acceptable use policy.
4.5 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of this Agreement, and that they comply with it.
5. Intellectual Property Rights
5.1 DSM Distribution is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
5.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on this Website.
5.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
5.4 DSM Distribution’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on this Website must always be acknowledged.
5.5 You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from DSM Distribution or its licensors.
6.1 You are not required to register if you simply want to browse through the content on this Website.
6.2 However, registration is required to purchase goods or products through the Website. Registration is at the sole discretion of DSM Distribution. Only entities or persons legally resident in Ireland may register.
6.3 You will be asked to provide information such as your name, address, consumer / business status, telephone number, company name, position in company, department in company and email address in order to register. All information supplied must be complete and accurate and up-to-date. In addition, you must choose a user ID and password. DSM Distribution may restrict the user ID or password you can choose.
6.4 If DSM Distribution accepts your application for registration, you will be provided with an individual account.
6.5 DSM Distribution may at any time, without notice or reason, suspend or terminate your access to this Website, any service forming part of this Website or your account with DSM Distribution. DSM Distribution is not liable to you or any third party for any suspension or termination in this way.
7. Invitation to Make An Offer Only
7.1 The content of this Website does not constitute, and should note be construed as, the terms of a contractual offer. Rather, it is an invitation to you to make an offer to DSM Distribution to purchase the relevant good.
8. Reliance on Information Posted
8.1 While DSM Distribution endeavours to give reasonable reviews and information, commentary, reviews and other materials and information posted on this Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. DSM Distribution therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to this Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
9. This Website Changes Regularly
9.1 DSM Distribution aims to update this Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, DSM Distribution may suspend access to this Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on this Website may be out of date at any given time, and DSM Distribution is under no obligation to update such material.
10. DSM Distribution’s Liability
10.1 The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, DSM Distribution, other members of its group of companies and third parties connected to DSM Distribution hereby expressly exclude:
(a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
(b) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with this Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of this Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
(i) loss of income or revenue;
(ii) loss of business;
(iii) loss of profits or contracts;
(iv) loss of anticipated savings;
(v) loss of, or loss of use of, data, equipment or infrastructure;
(vi) loss of goodwill or reputation;
(vii) wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable or even if DSM Distribution was advised in advance of the possibility of such loss or damage.
10.2 This does not affect DSM Distribution’s liability for death or personal injury arising from DSM Distribution’s negligence, nor DSM Distribution’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
11. Information About You and Your Visit to this Website
12. Transaction Concluded Through this Website
12.1 Contracts for the supply of goods and products (and any software or technology incorporated or included in them) formed through this Website or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.
13. Uploading Material To Our Site
13.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to this Website, or to make contact with other users of this Website, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify DSM Distribution for any breach of that warranty.
13.2 Any material you upload to this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and DSM Distribution has the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. DSM Distribution also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to this Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
13.3 DSM Distribution is not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of this Website.
13.4 DSM Distribution has the right to remove any material or posting you make on this Website if, in DSM Distribution’s opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
14. Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences
14.1 You must not misuse this Website site by knowingly or recklessly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful or by harvesting or unlawfully collecting information available on this Website. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this Website, the server on which it is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Website. You must not attack this Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
14.2 By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001 and/or the Criminal Damage Act 1991. DSM Distribution will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this Website will cease immediately.
14.3 DSM Distribution is not liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
15. Linking To this Website
15.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage DSM Distribution’s reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on DSM Distribution’s part where none exists.
15.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
15.3 This Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the home page. DSM Distribution reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
15.4 If you wish to make any use of material on this Website other than that set out above, please address your request to sales[at]directdistribution.ie.
16. Links From this Website
16.1 Where this Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. DSM Distribution has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
17. Entire Agreement
17.1 This Agreement represents the entire understanding between you and DSM Distribution concerning the use of this Website and all prior promises, representations, agreements and understanding are hereby revoked. You confirm by using this Website in accordance with this Agreement that you have not relied on any representations or warranties that are not set out in this Agreement.
18.1 You agree that we may transfer, assign, sub-licence or sub-contract in any manner whatever any of our rights and obligations, in whole or in part, to a subsidiary or affiliate company, successor or any purchaser of all or any part of DSM Distribution’s assets.
19. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
19.1 Ireland is the place of performance in respect of this Website. DSM Distribution does not represent that materials or goods displayed on this Website are appropriate or available for use outside of Ireland.
19.2 The Irish courts have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to this Website or any matter or dispute arising out of, or in connection with, a visit to this Website (although DSM Distribution retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of this Agreement in your country of residence or any other relevant country).
19.3 This Agreement and any dispute, claim or matter arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) is governed by and construed in accordance with Irish law.
20.1 DSM Distribution may revise this Agreement at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes DSM Distribution makes, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this Agreement may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on this Website.
21. Your Concerns
21.1 If you have any concerns about material which appears on this Website, please contact sales[at]directdistribution.ie.