These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the company website under the domain name www.smh. and your relationship with St. Michael's House (the "Company", "we", "us"). Please read these terms and conditions carefully. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions you should exit the site immediately and refrain from using it.

Terms of Use

The Site is provided to you for your personal use subject to these Terms and Conditions. By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

The Site is controlled by St. Michael's House. We reserve the right to update these Terms and Conditions periodically at our discretion and without notice. It is your responsibility to check for any updates from time to time. If you continue to the Site after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Site, indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property

The content of the site is protected by copyright, trademarks, database rights, patents, design rights and all other intellectual property rights, unless otherwise indicated.

You may view the Site and you may print hard copies of material on the Site solely for your lawful, personal and non-commercial use. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Site without written permission from the Company.

Acceptable Usage Policy

You may not use the Site for any of the following purposes:

  • Interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Site
  • Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights without the permission of the owner
  • Committing or encouraging the committal of a criminal offence or breaches of other applicable laws, regulations or code of practice
  • Disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material or otherwise reaching any laws
  • Circumventing or seeking to circumvent, any of the security safeguards of the Site
  • Hacking into any aspect of the Site

We are not responsible for maintaining any content information or material posted to a Public Forum and we may delete or destroy them at any time.

Content, information and materials posted by users to public forums are not endorsed by us. It is your responsibility to confirm and evaluate the accuracy of information provided by other users.

Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at the Site will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the service will be fault-free. If a fault occurs you should report it to us and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.


The content made available on the website is provided on an "as is" basis and your use therefore is at your own risk. The Site provides contents from other Internet Sites or resources and while the Company tries to ensure that the material included on the Site is correct, reputable and of high quality, it does not make any warranties or guarantees in relation to that content. Although we take reasonable steps to secure the Site we make no warranties, express or implied, that any information or materials you post on or transmit through the site will be safe from unauthorised access or use.

If we are in breach of these Terms and Conditions, we will only be responsible for any loss that you suffer, as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you use the Site. Our liability shall not in any event include business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business interruption.

Third Party Websites

As convenience to you, the Site includes links to other website or materials which are beyond its control The Company is not responsible for any content on any site outside the Site.

Restriction, suspension and termination  

We may suspend, restrict or terminate your access to the Site and/or your ability to avail of any of the services on the Site if we believe that you have breached any of these Terms and Conditions.

The suspension, restriction or termination of you access to use the Site shall not affect either party's statutory rights or liabilities.

Advertising and Sponsorship

Part of the Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the site complies with the relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by Irish Law without regard to its conflict of law rules. Any legal proceeding arising out or relating to these Terms and Conditions against or relating to us or any indemnified party under these Terms and Conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts and you irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.