Dial Before You Dig Online - Disclaimer and Terms & Conditions

DBYD Disclaimer and Terms & Conditions


1. Gas Networks Ireland is the business division of Ervia which is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of the transmission and distribution networks used to transport natural gas. This website as well as the Dial Before You Dig Online Service (the “Service”) is owned by Gas Networks Ireland.

2. Gas Networks Ireland will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that all material and information on this website (the "site") is accurate, however, all content, materials and information on both the Site and Service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and you assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Service, Site and use of all information contained within it. Gas Networks Ireland makes no representation or warranty of any kind that information is accurate and up to date or complete and further makes no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the reliability, accuracy or suitability for any purpose of any information on the Service or Site. Gas Networks Ireland excludes all express or implied terms, conditions, warranties, representations or undertakings whatsoever in relation to the viewing, use or performance of the Service or any information or Service (including support) provided through the Service. You should independently verify any information before relying on it.

3. Gas Networks Ireland accepts no liability for loss or damage, including, any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of income, anticipated saving, data, profit, revenue or business (whether direct or indirect) in each case, howsoever caused, even if foreseeable, in circumstances where you suffer or incur loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the viewing, use, inability to use, results of use, or performance of the Service or the Site or their contents. Gas Networks Ireland accepts no liability for this loss or damage whether due to inaccuracy, error omission or any other cause and whether or not on the part of Gas Networks Ireland or its servants, agents or any other person or entity.

4. Gas Networks Ireland makes no representations whatsoever about any other web sites which you may access through the site or which may link to the site. When you access any other website you understand that it is independent from Gas Networks Ireland and that Gas Networks Ireland has no control over the content or availability or privacy practices of that website. In addition, a link to any other site does not mean that Gas Networks Ireland endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or use, of such a website and shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any other website or resource. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its website administrator or web master. Gas Networks Ireland is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

5. Gas Networks Ireland will try to make the Service available but cannot guarantee that the Service will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, service, web site, router or any other internet connected device.

6. The limitations and exclusions set out above only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.

7. Gas Networks Ireland a designated activity company, limited by shares, incorporated in Ireland with registered number 555744 and having its registered office at Gasworks Road, Cork, T12 RX96.

https://www.gasnetworks.ie/home/legal/data-protection/


Please ensure that you (herein referred to as the "user", "you" or "your") read these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE with care as they govern your use of and access to this Dial Before You Dig Online Service (herein referred to as “Service”). By using the Service you indicate that you accept these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our DBYD Disclaimer (see above). If you do not accept them, please cease use of this Service immediately. TO USERS OF THIS SITE the following provisions apply:

1. Introduction

Gas Networks Ireland is the business division of Ervia which is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of the transmission and distribution networks used to transport natural gas.

This Service sits on the GNI website and is owned by Ervia and operated by Gas Networks Ireland with its address at Gasworks Road, Cork, T12 RX96, Ireland (herein referred to as "Gas Networks Ireland" "we", "us" or "our"), which expression shall also include associated companies including, where the context requires, our third party suppliers and any other person involved with the provision or maintenance of this Service. Users must use this Service and the facilities made available on it only for their intended purposes, and must at all times act in good faith when doing so. If you have any queries about the TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, the Privacy Policy or the Disclaimer, please contact us at networksinfo@gasnetworks.ie.

2. Copyright & Limited Licence

2.1 This Service displays ROI assets only. The contents of this Service, including all maps, text, images, brands and trademarks is, unless otherwise specified, protected by national and/or international intellectual property laws, and is owned by Gas Networks Ireland or its suppliers. You are granted temporary, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited access to view and download on any single computer a reasonable number of copies of the contents of this Service. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from this Service including but not limited to maps, text, graphics, messages, code and/or software. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright or other material. All rights not expressly granted by us in these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE are hereby reserved. If you breach any of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, your authorisation to use this Service terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

2.2 You also understand that Gas Networks Ireland cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from this Service will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (inducing anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

3. Information

3.1 In accessing this service, the User accepts that information messages and electronic mail passing over the Internet may not be free from interference by third parties. Consequently, Gas Networks Ireland cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of any information relating to the User passing over the Internet.

3.2 Users accept that, when using this Service, the onus is on them to centralise their area of interest within the map, to ensure that the map covers all of the intended excavation area and to ensure that the map is printed to the appropriate scale.

3.3 Users shall be responsible for the content of all communications to this Service, including its lawfulness, truthfulness and accuracy. Users must ensure that all such communications to this Service, whether by e-mail or otherwise, are free of all viruses, trojan horses, logic bombs, time bombs, worms or any other computer programmes which could prejudice the normal and proper functioning of this service or which would do anything which if done by the user would be a breach of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

4. Online Materials

4.1 Where content published on this Service is supplied by third parties, you understand that Gas Networks Ireland does not control or endorse such content in any way. Any maps printed using this Service should be in A3 landscape format and in colour. All content which is offered by third parties that are not affiliated with or otherwise connected with us, is published in good faith but we do not accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of such contents (whether published on or offline) and the use of such content. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this Service and use of all information contained within it. This Service and all information contained within it should not be relied on for accurate distance or depth of cover measurements of the gas distribution and transmission network.

4.2 Those who visit this Service from locations outside of the Republic of Ireland do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If use of this Service and/or viewing of it, or use of any material or content on this Service or services are contrary to or infringe any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use this service and you must exit immediately.

5. Availability of this Service

Gas Networks Ireland will try to make this Service available but cannot guarantee that this Service will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Service and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, service, web site, router or any other internet connected device.

6. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified (including our directors, agents, servants and employees) against all losses, costs, charges, demands, proceedings, damages, actions, expenses and claims howsoever incurred by us as a result of your use of this Service or a breach by you of any of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

7. Generals

7.1 Gas Networks Ireland may alter these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE from time to time and post the new version on this Service, following which all use of this Service will be governed by that version. If the need arises, we may suspend access to this Service, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on this Service may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. You must check the TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE on this Service regularly.

7.2 These TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer are governed by Irish law. The courts of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine all disputes, questions and differences arising out of or in connection with these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer, and the parties irrevocably submit to that jurisdiction for that purpose.

7.3 If any provision or term of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and our disclaimer shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be severable from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

7.4 We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using this Service, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all information provided by you is accurate. Please see our privacy policy and our disclaimer respectively which are incorporated by reference into these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

7.5 Users agree that if their intended excavation is within ten (10) metres of the Transmission Network, that excavation work must not proceed until Gas Networks Ireland has been consulted by phoning 1850 42 77 47. If Users have any doubt in relation to this they understand that they are obliged to contact Gas Networks Ireland.

Users also agree before starting any excavation work, to comply with the Code of Practice for Working in the Vicinity of the Transmission network: 
https://www.gasnetworks.ie/business/safety-in-the-business/dial-before-you-dig/Code_of_Practice_for_Working_in_the_Vicinity_of_the_Transmission_Network.pdf

7.6 These TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, our privacy policy and disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and Gas Networks Ireland and supersedes all prior written and oral arrangements, understandings, representations, warranties and agreements between Gas Networks Ireland and you.