Terms of Use

The Architecture Association of Ireland (‘AAI’, ‘the AAI’)

Terms & Conditions for Non-Commercial Use

If you do not agree to the terms and privacy statement please do not use this site. We do not represent that either this site or its content are appropriate for use or are permitted by the laws of all countries. If you are resident in a country outside of Ireland you use this site at your own risk.

Material on the site

All materials on the site and other content (together the ‘content’) contained in this site are the property of the Architectural Association of Ireland or its licensors. The content may not be used except as provided for in these terms, without the written permission of the AAI. Where content published on the site is supplied by third parties, you acknowledge and agree that we cannot control and do not purport to endorse such content in any way.

Your use of the site

This site and the services provided through it are for personal, non-commercial use, except where explicitly noted. You may only make use of the content to the extent necessary to allow you to use the site and the services provided through it. Material on this site may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal non-commercial use. You may not modify, publish or exploit the site for personal gain. You may not remove watermarks or other data attached to any downloaded images or other materials. You agree that you will not damage, disable or impair the operation of this site or attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site or to networks connected to it, through hacking, spoofing or other such similar means. You shall not use the site for any immoral or illegal purpose.

Certain areas of this site are password protected. As an authorised user, you are responsible for protecting your confidential login and password. You agree not to disclose your password and login details to any person for them to gain access to any password-protected area of the site. You agree to take all precautions necessary to prevent unauthorised persons accessing the site using your password and login.


The AAI is committed to providing an accessible website that gives members of the public and the AAI community full access to information, programmes and activities offered through the web. It is also committed to establishing a minimum accessibility standard for web pages.


The contents of this website are protected by copyright, database right, trademark law and other international intellectual property rights. The owner of these rights is the AAI, except where otherwise explicitly noted.

Privacy Policy, Password and Security

As you use this website, information is received and stored by us. This information is used to enable us to improve the website and to enable us to respond to your requests.

Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our Internet service provider for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

– The IP address of the users webserver

– The previous website address from which the user reached us.

– Click screen data which shows the traffic of users around this website.

– The type of web browser and operating system used by the website user.

The AAI does track the pages browsed by you on the website. This is to enable the AAI to better determine the needs of the users of the website. It is the policy of the AAI never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party. This technical information will only be used by the AAI for statistical and other administrative purposes.

You accept that any information or message you send to the site may be intercepted or read by others. You hereby acknowledge and accept that we have no responsibility and shall accept no liability whatsoever for loss, injury or damage occasioned by the interception by third parties of your transmissions, or the disclosure of information, nor do we offer any guarantees, warranties or indemnities as to the security or otherwise of any information which you give us.

The website contains links to other sites not controlled or operated by the AAI. The AAI is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites that it does not control or operate.

If you have given us information about yourself and would like copies of that information, or you would like us to correct any factual inaccuracies in that information, or if you would like that information deleted from our records, then please contact the editor. We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete information about you on our files. We are entitled to charge you a fee for supplying you with copies of information which we hold.

If you choose to visit this site and use this site, your visit and use and any dispute arising therefrom in respect of privacy, is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions of Use including the limitations and the exclusions expressed and included therein.


We present this site, its content, and any software products and services offered through it on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its content and exclude all other express or implied terms, conditions, warranties, or representations whatsoever with regard to any information or service provided through the site . We use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the site, to the fullest extent permitted by law. We do not assume any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the site. If you find inaccurate information, please notify the webmaster at contact@architecturalassociation.ie.

We will not be liable for loss or damage howsoever arising out of or in connection with your use of the site. For the avoidance of doubt, the above limitations of liability do not apply in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or where we have acted fraudulently. We accept no liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, however caused, even if foreseeable (save that these limitations on our liability do not affect your non-excludable statutory rights as a consumer).

We do not make any warranty that the site or its servers are free from viruses, worms, cancelbots, ‘trojan horses’ or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

Linked sites

We assume no responsibility and make no warranty for the contents or privacy practices of any other web sites to which the site has links.

Consequences of your breach of these terms

You acknowledge that should you breach these terms, you will reimburse the AAI all reasonable costs, losses and expenses (including our lawyers’ fees) incurred by us or by our affiliates or licensors, if they are incurred as result of any breach by you of these terms. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to this site at any time on notice to you where you are in breach of these terms.

Reservation of our rights

The AAI reserves the right to update these terms at any time. When we do so, we will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to notify you of such changes, for example, by prominently displaying the amended version on the site homepage. These amended terms will take effect from the time they are first published on the site, and from then on will govern your use of it. If you do not agree with the amended terms, you should not use the site.

You agree that we may assign any of our rights and/or transfer, sub-contract or delegate any of our obligations under these terms. These terms are personal to you and are These terms are personal to you and are entered into by you for your own benefit and not for the benefit of any third party.


Certain files of information are available for download from the site. These files of information are subject to these terms.

Contact us

If you have any question or comments about the site please contact us via email at contact@architecturalassociation.ie

Waiver and severance

Any failure or delay by either party in exercising any right or remedy under these terms shall not constitute a waiver of that, or any other right or remedy. If any provision of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any court or other competent authority, all other provisions will remain in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

Save as otherwise expressly stated and in the case of fraud, these terms (including the privacy statement) contain the entire agreement between the AAI and you relating to your non-commercial use of the site and supersede any previous agreements, arrangements, undertakings or proposals, written or oral, between us.

Governing Law

The terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ireland and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland.

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