Use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions:
The second phase (2009-2011) of Border People is a partnership between the Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) and the North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) henceforth referred to as "We". In entering our site you the user ("You") are accepting our Terms and Conditions.
Using our website
The Border People website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions which take effect from the date of first use.
The names, images and logos identifying the NSMC, the CCBS, government departments, third parties and their information, products and services are proprietary marks of the NSMC/CCBS and/or third parties.
Copying or use of our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.
Requests for permission to use our logo should be directed to:Border People Project Manager,
Centre for Cross Border Studies,
39 Abbey Street,
Tell us how and why your wish to use our logo(s). Please include your contact details name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail.
Acceptable use of 'comments'
Try to keep your comments short – we won’t generally publish articles longer than 400-500 words, or we may ask you to summarise it.
By submitting a comment to this site you agree to abide by the following rules. We reserve the right not to publish comments that contravene any of these rules.
- Personal identification
Anonymous comments will not be accepted. All comments submitted to this site must include your name and a genuine email address. Do not represent yourself as another person.
- Conduct and use of language
Your comment should be within the scope of the topic you are commenting on. Comments should be civil and tasteful, and must not be malicious or designed to offend. Swear-words and profanity will not be accepted.
No reference should be made to the personality of other participants nor should attacks be made on an individual's character.
- Legal liability
You should remember that you are legally responsible for what you write. By submitting a comment you undertake to indemnify NSMC/CCBS against any liability arising from breach of confidentiality or copyright, or any obscene, defamatory, seditious, blasphemous or other actionable statement you may make.
- Advertising, spamming and research
No advertising or promotion is allowed except where it is for an event, publication or similar item that has direct relevance to the subject you are commenting on.
Information about locating and sharing knowledge and expertise is welcomed, but within the specific discussion provided.
- Propriety and moderation
This is a North South Ministerial Council website and comments used for party political purposes will not be published.
We encourage open, lively debate but the decision to publish comments received via this site remains at our discretion. Comments that violate any of the above rules will not be published.
Linking to us at www.borderpeople.info
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The Border People pages must load into the user's entire window.
Linking by us www.borderpeople.info
It is not our policy to obtain permission to link to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
The Border People website has been developed on behalf of the North/South Ministerial Council by the Centre for Cross Border Studies with technical support from the Department of Finance and Personnel’s Delivery and Innovation Division. The North/South Ministerial Council does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of the website’s content but will be pleased to consider any changes proposed, or any comments on the content, via the website’s feedback mechanism.
All the material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided "as is", without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Border People website.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland.