Terms and Conditions

By using AsIAm.ie, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions, which take effect immediately on your first use of this website.

If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following terms, please do not access, use and or contribute to AsIAm.ie.

AsIAm may change these terms from time to time and so you should check these terms regularly. Your continued use of this website will be deemed acceptance of the updated or amended terms. If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using this website.

General terms & conditions

Definitions

  • ‘AsIAm’, and ‘we’ means AsIAm – Autism Spectrum Information Advice and Meeting Point Ltd., and includes any person or organisation involved in any part of the design, development, response-handling, marketing, promotion or other similar aspects of this site;
  • ‘AsIAm.ie’ means the organisation’s website;
  • ‘User’ or ‘Users’ or ‘you’ or ‘your’ refers to any person or persons viewing or interacting with this site;
  • ‘Content’ refers to any text, video, photograph or other image presented on this site to Users by either AsIAm or other Users, and ‘your Content’ is Content that you upload as submissions to our News and Blogs section or other parts of AsIAm.ie;
  • ‘Link’ or ‘links’ means internet hyperlinks and ‘linked’ is to be construed accordingly.

Disclaimer

Every care is taken to ensure that the information included in this website is accurate but inaccuracies may nevertheless occur. If you discover any information which you believe to be inaccurate please email: webeditor@asiam.ie.

Please note that the views represented on this site do not necessarily reflect those of AsIAm.

There are a number of links from this website to sites maintained by other groups. These links are provided purely to assist you and in good faith. The presence of a link does not imply that AsIAm endorses or supports these groups nor does the absence of a group imply that AsIAm does not support it.

AsIAm cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy in the materials on this site, or in linked sites and/ or pages.

Content copyright

Most content on AsIAm.ie is available for free distribution with attribution. Notable exceptions include:

  • Images used in articles that may belong to the photographer or stock photo website;
  • User-submitted content that requires the explicit permission of the author to reproduce.

Limitation of liability

You agree, to the maximum extent allowed by law, to indemnify AsIAm and any affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including legal fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from your use of the website, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by you of these terms. If you are dissatisfied with any of the website material or with any of these terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the website.

AsIAm shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of, or inability to use, the website or its content, or from any action taken or omitted.

Cookies

By using our website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.

Read here for more information about cookies, how they are used by this website and how to control them.

Notice

Where a breach of these terms and conditions occurs, AsIAm reserves the right to take such action as it sees fit.

This agreement shall be governed in accordance with Irish law and you submit to the sole jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

Contact

Should you have any queries about our terms and conditions, please contact the Web Editor via post or email:

Web Editor

AsIAm

84 Amiens Street

Dublin 1

D01 N4X9

Email: webeditor@asiam.ie

Content Contributions

Submitting content

Users are actively encouraged to blog for AsIAm.ie, sharing their experiences and opinions about all things autism. These submissions may be written in the form of blogs, or visual by the way of podcasts. Submission guidelines are available on site.

Removing Content

If you have submitted content for AsIAm in the past and would like for it to be removed from our website, we will, as a courtesy, honour your request.

Email blogs@asiam.ie, explaining your request and we will try to remove it within three working days. We will then notify you as soon as it is deleted by email.

Exceptions will be made to this courtesy if we feel that a submission is in gross violation of our guidelines. Violations include (but are not limited to) direct threats against a person or group of people, libelling and the inclusion of provocative sexual images. We will act accordingly in such a scenario and pass the content, as well as its contributor(s)’s contact information, onto the appropriate authorities if necessary.

Private information

AsIAm never share your contact details with another party, third or otherwise.

The only instance where your details maybe used by a product outside of AsIAm.ie itself is in our mailing list service. We will never automatically add you to this list. You will always have to provide opt-in consent to be mailed and can be removed at anytime by emailing newsletter@asiam.ie or just clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of your email newsletter.

Online map & services directory

Purpose

AsIAm.ie’s online map of Ireland intends to provide Users with a clear and comprehensive bank of practical resources and services to make use of in their local communities. The map details a series of autism support groups, educational resources, and clinical services available across the island.

Submitting details

Organisations and services across the island are encouraged to submit their respective details on to AsIAm via email at directory@asiam.ie. Simply include a high resolution image of your logo, your present office address and contact information.

Updating & removing details

If you wish to amend the details you have already provided AsIAm, or would like to remove them altogether, email  directory@asiam.ie.

Vacancies & recruitment

Equal Opportunities policy and monitoring

AsIAm is committed to equal opportunities at all stages of recruitment and selection. We nonetheless reserve the right to practice positive discrimination as set out by the Employment Equality Act, 1998.

Any candidate with a disability will not be excluded from the unless it is clear that they are unable to perform a duty that is intrinsic to the role, having taken into account reasonable adjustments. Reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process will be made to ensure that no applicant is disadvantaged because of their disability.

We encourage you to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form as part of your application. This form assists us in monitoring who is applying for employment with us, our adherence to equal opportunities best practice and our progress towards identifying any barriers to diversity among our workforce. This form will be separated from your application on receipt and during the recruitment process, but if you are subsequently employed by us, then we will retain it on your personal file unless you ask us to remove it. You are not obliged to answer all the questions but the more information you supply, the more effective our monitoring will be.

All equal opportunities information supplied will be treated in strictest confidence.

If you have any special requirements throughout the recruitment process please contact us at careers@asiam.ie.

Privacy and data protection

AsIAm respects the right to privacy of anyone using its recruitment website.  All data submitted via AsIAm’s website will be held securely in accordance with the organisation’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy.

The information that you provide during registration and in your application form:

  • will be used to establish your suitability or otherwise for the vacancy for which you are applying;
  • will be used to verify the accuracy of the information you have provided us via this website or any other method;
  • may be used to contact previous employers, educational institutions, personal referees and licence issuers that you enter on your application form for the purpose of verifying the accuracy of your data and seeking references;
  • may be used to protect AsIAm from legal action in relation to your application.

If your application is successful and you become an employee of AsIAm, your information will be used for the following purpose during your employment:

  • communicating with you; correspondence will be by email or telephone and we will use your personal data to facilitate this;
  • administering your salary, pensions and any other benefits;
  • understanding your training and development requirements
  • assessing your performance;
  • statutory record keeping.

We will use the contact details you enter on your application form and any other contact details you may supply to us to remain in contact with you for the purpose of completing the recruitment process, and for arranging and maintaining your employment if your application is successful.

Complaints

Any complaint regarding the illegal or abusive usage of AsIAm.ie’s vacancies page can be sent to webeditor@asiam.ie.

Access to information

You have the right to request a copy of any personal information about you held by us and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Please contact careers@asiam.ie.

Use of service

The submission of any false information (whether knowingly or unknowingly) by you on your application form may lead to the following:

  • disqualification of your application from any recruitment process you may be involved in any future application by you for any vacancies at AsIAm being automatically rejected;
  • an offer of employment or training based on your application being withdrawn your employment being terminated without notice;
  • legal action being taken against you where permitted by law.

Communications

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unsuccessful applicants may receive standard or automated correspondence from us.

We endeavour to screen all applications received through our website, however where application volumes are large, we reserve the right not to acknowledge your application, but where we do this will be by email and we will use your personal data to facilitate this.

Where an application is unsuccessful before you have reached the interview stage of the recruitment process we will not be obliged to inform you as to the reason for rejection.

An unsuccessful application for a current vacancy does not prevent you from applying for subsequently advertised vacancies unless you have been disqualified through submission of false information.

Existing employees

If you are an existing employee wishing to apply for a job role advertised on this site, please inform the Chief Executive Officer in oral and written communication before the stated deadline.

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