Welcome to the Mayo Education Centre website where you may book and pay for attendance at summer courses run by the Mayo Education Centre in association with the Department of Education & Skills.

These terms and conditions govern your use of the Site. Please read them carefully before booking any course from the Site.

By booking a training course you agree to accept without modification the Terms and Conditions below. By viewing and using the Site you are deemed to consent to and accept the Terms and Conditions.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully.

1. Changes to these Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to such Terms and Conditions.

2. Your Status

In order to book a training course you must be at least 18 years old and you must be legally capable of entering into binding contracts. In signing up to an online summer course, you agree that you have the necessary basic ICT skills to complete such a course.

3. Availability of Training Courses

Any booking for a training course placed through this Site is subject to there being availability of the training course. We reserve the right to decline to supply any individual, or to refuse any booking for a training course.

4. Payment

Payment can be made online with the following payment methods accepted through PayPal: Visa, MasterCard and Laser.

4.1 Credit Terms and Conditions Individual Bookings

Full payment is due upon booking the course. Payment can be made by PayPal. Only full payment secures a place on the course.

Course Cancellation
No refund will be made to participants who fail to fully attend courses or who do not complete the course.

Course Transfers/Substitutions
Individuals may substitute participants at any time prior to the start of the course without additional payment. Individuals can transfer their booking(s) to another date without any additional payments. Course transfer requires that notification by phone or e-mail is received prior to the course commencement date.

Mayo Education Centre reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any course at any time. In the unlikely event of cancellation, fees will be refunded. Mayo Education Centre also reserves the right to re-schedule the start dates of all courses and, if necessary, to vary the content. Except where expressly stated, all fees are non-refundable. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on the web-site, it may be subject to later alteration or amendment in the light of policy changes, course updates or other constraints.

5. Cancellation and Refund Policy

You will have the right to cancel the booking of a training course at any time before the commencement of that course. Subject to course availability, you may be offered an alternative course. Under special circumstances, you may be entitled to a refund at the discretion of the Education Centre Director. (Please note this refund request must be forwarded to Mayo Education Centre in writing). At any time in advance of a course, you can substitute the name of the attendee for another name, without charge.

We reserve the right to cancel any training course. We shall not be required to provide any reason for such a cancellation. In that event you will be entitled to a full refund.

6. Online Training Courses

You will have access to the online course material(s) from the dates specified at time of purchase. All online course are non-refundable.

You will be issued with a user name and password to facilitate your log in to the course material. Your subscription, and the user name and password, are personal to you and cannot be transferred to any other person. Should you give your user name and password to any other person and in the event that the course material is accessed by a third party to whom you have given your username and password, Mayo Education Centre may terminate your subscription without obligation to refund any fees.

7. Certification.

Certification will be available for you to download upon completion of your course. Duplication of this certificate is fraudulent and will be dealt with in the appropriate manner.

8. Liability and Disclaimer

To the extent permitted by law, we provide the Site without any warranties or guarantees. In particular, we do not warrant that the Site or any of its contents are virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect, as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything, which has destructive properties. Although we do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Site, we cannot guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay. The Site provides content from other sources and while we try to ensure that material included on the Site is correct, we cannot accept responsibility if this is not the case. This disclaimer does not affect your organisation’s statutory rights.

To the full extent allowed by law, you agree that Mayo Education Centre will not be liable to you for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, wasted expenditure, loss of privacy and loss of data) or any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or relating to the Site. If we are found to be liable to you our liability shall not exceed the course fees. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude Mayo Education Centre’s liability for personal injury or death caused by negligence.

9. Use of Material on the Website

For the purposes of this agreement, "material" includes, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the Site. On some courses, you may be able to download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Site. You must not reproduce any part of the Site or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so.

10. Governing Law

The Terms and Conditions shall for all purposes be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland. You and Mayo Education Centre agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Ireland. The place and performance of this agreement shall be Ireland.

11. Data Protection

All information received by us from your use of this Site will be in accordance with the Site’s privacy policy. We respect the value of personal information provided by you and will only otherwise transfer this information to the software host for the Site in order to facilitate your booking.

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions or queries please contact us providing you name, address and telephone number and details of the training course which you have booked addressing your correspondence to Mayo Education Centre, Westport Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.