Terms of use

Welcome to our website

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Down Syndrome Ireland’s relationship with you in relation to this website.

If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Down Syndrome Ireland’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Unit 3, Parkway House, Western Business Park, Ballymount Drive, Ballymount Industrial Estate, Walkinstown, Dublin 12. Our company registration number is 4723020V. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this web site meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licenced to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licenced to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Password-protected and administrative sections of this website are not provided for public use, and you may be committing a criminal offence if you try to circumvent this site’s security.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Ireland.

Social Media Interaction Guidelines

Down Syndrome Ireland’s social media channels are public spaces where we engage with our community of members and supporters, share information relevant to our work and network with organisations and individuals who share our passion for our wider community.

Down Syndrome Ireland does not agree with or endorse every comment that individuals post on our social media channels. Our goal is to share stories, information, support and events that highlight our membership with as many people as possible. Sharing content may at times lead to lively or heated discussion and debate.

However, to ensure that conversations remain respectful and constructive, there are guidelines we would ask you to follow.

When posting, we ask you to refrain from the following:

  • False, misleading or deceptive statements.
  • Defamation to a person / people or group.
  • Persistent negative interaction.
  • Hate speech or use of slurs.
  • Profanity, obscenity or vulgarity.
  • Name-calling and/or personal attacks.
  • Shouting i.e. everything written IN CAPS.
  • Content that is completely off-topic or repetitive.
  • Links to unrelated personal blogs or websites.
  • Content whose main purpose is to sell a product.
  • Spam material, such as the same commenter commenting or asking questions repeatedly on a profile.


These guidelines may be revised and updated at our discretion.

Commenters who engage in the above may be muted or blocked from our channels depending on their actions, we reserve the right to remove content from our channels in line with our guidelines. We want to ensure that our community remains a safe, constructive and informative environment for engagement and we thank you for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.

We hope you enjoy the content that we post online and that you engaging with us throughout our journey.

You can find links to our social media platforms here: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn | YouTube.