Terms of Use

This website is operated and controlled by Silicon and Software Systems Limited (‘S3 Group’). We are a company registered in Ireland  no. 378073 with registered office at South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18. Our directors are Mr. J. O’Brien, Mr. C.Byrne (Secretary), Mr. J. O’Sullivan, Mr. J. Jongma (Dutch), Mr. P. Alcaras (French) and Mr.Dermot O’Carroll (Canadian). By accessing and/or continuing to browse this website you indicate your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Should you not agree to these Terms of Use, please discontinue use of this website.

Legal Disclaimer

The material contained on this website is for general information purposes only and does not constitute technical or professional advice. Specific technical or other professional advice should be sought on any particular matter. Any and all information is subject to change without notice and is provided on an “as is” basis. S3 Group makes no representations, warranties or undertakings that this website will be free from defects, including, but not limited to viruses or other harmful elements. This website may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER. S3 GROUP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, AND OTHER WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES, OR REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITATION, S3 GROUP MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE. Links to third-party sites S3 Group is not responsible for the content of any third-party sites linked to from this website. These links are provided for user convenience and S3 Group does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Copyright and Trademarks

S3 Group owns the copyright in the content on this site. All trademarks are owned by S3 Group or the Customers or Partner companies of S3 Group. This site and all content in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or used for the creation of derivative works without S3 Group’s prior written consent, except that S3 Group grants you non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the Web pages within this site, solely on your computer and for your personal, non-commercial use of this Web site. This permission is conditioned on your not modifying the content displayed on this site, your keeping intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices, and your acceptance of any terms, conditions, and notices accompanying the content or otherwise set forth in this site.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL S3 GROUP BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE WHATSOEVER RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM THIS WEB SITE OR ANY USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR OF ANY SITE OR RESOURCE LINKED TO, REFERENCED, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR THE USE OR DOWNLOADING OF, OR ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST SAVINGS OR LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF S3 GROUP IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS EXCLUSION AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES. Governing Law and Jurisdiction These Terms of Use are governed by Irish law and any issues surrounding these Terms of Use are subject to the jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

Privacy Statement

This website is operated by Silicon and Software Services Limited. We have created this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This Privacy Statement sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Statement and to consult our Terms of Use.

Acceptance of Privacy Statement

By using this website, you signify acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with or you are not comfortable with any aspect of the Privacy Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Each time you use this website you will be bound by the then current  Privacy Statement and you should review it each time you use the website to satisfy yourself that you are happy with it. Your continued use of any portion of the website following notification or posting of such changes will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Personal Data

You can visit most of this website without disclosing your personally-identifiable information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personal data, for example when you contact us to request more information or to download papers from our site, or where you sign into password protected areas of our website. This information will only be used by us for (i) the purposes for which it was provided by you; (ii) verification purposes and statistical analysis; and (iii) marketing and administration purposes. The information provided by you is for the sole use of S3 Group and its affiliates (including international affiliates) and will be treated in strict confidence. It will not be shared with any third parties. By submitting your information, you are authorizing S3 Group to use such information as outlined. You may unsubscribe from any S3 Group email list or ask to be removed from any database at any time by contacting S3 Group directly.

Information and Uses

For general web-browsing no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service provider.  The statistical and analytical information provides general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this website; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this website and the page in the website at which they exited. When visiting our website we may collect, process or transfer information about the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the IP and logical address of the server you are using, the date and time you access our site or the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site. This information may be used to help us to improve, administer and diagnose problems with our server and website. We also use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can ‘remember’ you on your return visit. Cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have signed into the password protected areas of our website. This website uses cookies to track usage and help improve features and services of the site. Statistical and analytical information from cookies provides us with general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this site; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this site and the page in the site at which they exited. This information helps us monitor traffic on our website so that we can manage the site’s capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of this site are most popular, and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site. We also use cookies to track whether these terms and conditions have changed since you last visited this site. We use two different type of cookies on this site: First party cookies and third Party cookies. First party cookies originate from S3 Group and are controlled by us. They are used as set out in Information and Uses above. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you can still continue to use our website, although it will not be possible to enter any areas in our website that require that you sign in. Third party cookies can originate from third party service providers to S3 Group such as Google Analytics. For specific advice on Google Analytics’ privacy policy please visit: www.google.com/privacypolicy.html The other type of third party cookies on this site are cookies that come from third party social media or embedded video service providers that we are using to enhance our site, for example AddThis, Twitter, Youtube or Vimeo. These websites have their own cookies, which are controlled by them. Please see Links to third party sites below: www.twitter.com www.vimeo.com www.youtube.com www.addthis.com

Your access to personal data

You have the right to request a copy of the information held by us about you. Should you wish to do so, please contact the S3 Group marketing department at : webmaster-corporate@s3group.com. Upon request S3 Group will provide you with details of the origin of the information held by us about you, the purposes for which it has been collected and the recipients of this information.  You also have the right to have changed any inaccuracies in the details we hold about you, the right to object to the use of your data and the right to block any specific uses of your data.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. Once we have received your information, we will endeavour to use the most appropriate physical and technical measures, including staff training and awareness to try and prevent unauthorised access to your data. To this end, this website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. These security measures are reviewed regularly. However as no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us and you transfer the data at your own risk.

Links to third party sites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other sites including links to social media websites and embedded media player websites.  If you follow a link to any of these sites or view the embedded media you may receive cookies from these third party sites. In this regard, please note that these sites have their own privacy statements and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these privacy statements

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Privacy Statement is governed by Irish law and any issues surrounding this Privacy Statement are subject to the jurisdiction of the Irish courts

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy

S3 Group’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility is reflected in the practices and policies we have in place throughout the organization. Since S3 Group was founded twenty five years ago, the values fostered by both management and employees focus on employee safety and satisfaction, being a friend to the global environment, and pursuing a sense of community both inside and outside the company. S3 Group recognizes that it operates in a dynamic, constantly changing world, and constantly strives to fit its business operations into this context so that it minimizes impact on the environment and seeks out new ways of engaging with local communities & charities.