These terms of service (the “Terms”) form a legal agreement between you (“you”) and An Post a company incorporated in Ireland and registered at General Post Office, O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1, D01 F5P2, with company number 98788, ("we” or “us") that governs your use of the registration and ordering system for eLocal.ie (the “Service”) which we make available at www.elocal.ie (the “Site”). Our VAT number is 4736920J.
These terms do not govern the relationship between the Retailer and you which relationship is created once you use the Service to place a Customer Order with a Retailer.
In these Terms:
“Account” means the user details that you register on the Site to enable you to access and use the Service. To open an Account, you must supply, at a minimum, your first and last names, address, telephone number, email address and (if applicable) your company name. Your email address will be your user name and you will also be asked to create a password. Your username together with your password will enable you to log-in and to use the Service on the Site.
“Customer Fees” means the charges payable by you to the Retailer in respect of Customer Orders placed by you.
“Content” means all content material and other information made available on the Site or through the Service.
“Customer Order” means the order placed by you with a Retailer for the purchase of Goods from the Retailer the making of payment for such Goods and where applicable the delivery of the Goods to you which Order is fulfilled by the Retailer.
“Delivery Address” means the address selected by you to which the Goods are to be delivered All non-unique addresses must contain an eircode.
“Goods” means goods which are not Prohibited Goods and which do not exceed a weight of 20kg and which have a dimension of not more than 1.5 meters in length and a Grith of 3 meters (Grith is 2 x (Depth +Width) which are offered for sale by a Retailer to the public.
“Retailer” means a retailer who offers goods for sale to the public on the Site.
“Prohibited Goods” means the goods listed in Clause 5.4.
“Restrictions on Use” means the restrictions on your use of the Site set out in the An Post Web Policy
Dangerous, poisonous or infectious items, explosives, munitions of war, firearms, corrosives, acids, paint removers, oxidising substances, organic peroxides, compressed, liquidised or dissolved gases (especially butane gas lighters or aerosols), flammable solids or liquids or materials liable to spontaneous combustion, paints, varnishes, dyes, radioactive materials (except under licence), pornography or anything that would cause embarrassment in transit, living creatures, prescribed or dangerous drugs (except under statutory licence), mercury, materials deemed illegal or prohibited by any Government Authority, Perishable Goods, organic or biological materials likely to perish under normal transit conditions IATA restricted articles - such as liquids, Items likely to cause injury to any other Item or person, any other Items that from time to time may have to be added to the foregoing list are prohibited.The delivery service may be used to deliver chilled goods however such goods are delivered entirely at your own risk
You may use the Service to pay the Customer Fees:
“the Customer” means You the individual using the registration and ordering system (the Service) to place a Customer Order with a Retailer.
“Delivery Service” means the service described below.
”e Local.ie” is a service provided by an Post to Retailers which facilitates Retailers selling online by providing each Retailer with its own Site and with a payment gateway to facilitate transactions between the Retailer and its (the Retailer’s) Customers. eLocal.ie also provides for the Delivery Service whereby Goods purchased online or in store may be delivered by An Post for and on behalf of the Retailer to the Customer or collected in store by the Customer.
“the Website” means the eLocal.ie website owned and operated by An Post.
“the Site” means the Retailer Site hosted on the Website
“You” the customer of the Retailer using the Service to place a Customer Order with the Retailer.
You may place a Customer Order either on the Site or in person by:
The Delivery Service is provided to you by An Post for and on behalf of the Retailer and is available Monday to Saturday excluding Bank Holidays.
An Post has no liability to you in relation to the Delivery Service.
Delivery of the Goods to You may be by;
(A) Click and Collect
You order Goods on the Site and either make payment of the Customer Fees on the Site or pay the Customer Fees directly to the Retailer but in either case choose not to avail of the Delivery Service and collect the Goods directly from the Retailer. When using Click and Collect both the Retailer and you are expressly precluded from arranging for delivery of the Goods on a commercial basis by any third party
(B) An Post Delivery
You order Goods on the Site select a Delivery Address, and make payment on the Site and the Retailer arranges for delivery of the Goods to the Delivery Address using the Delivery Service.
(C) Deliver Only
You purchase and pay for the Goods (other than on the Site) and request that the Goods are delivered to the Delivery Address using the Delivery Service
Using the Delivery Service
Prior to delivery An Post, on behalf of the Retailer will contact you by telephone (on the number provided by the Retailer) after 8 am on the morning of delivery informing you of the expected delivery time and seeking your instructions in relation to the procedure to be followed if you are not in a position to accept delivery at the Delivery Address.
Delivery of the Goods is attempted on one occasion only.
Delivery shall be deemed to have been successfully completed once delivery is acknowledged by your signature or the signature of your agent or the delivery to the local An Post Delivery Service Unit (DSU) where the same has been designated by you as the Delivery Address or delivery to a “safe location” nominated by you.
All risk in the Goods passes to you once Delivery has been deemed by An Post to have been successfully completed.
If An Post is unable to execute delivery for and on behalf of the Retailer of any Goods due to the fact that you are is unable or unwilling for whatever reason to accept delivery the following provisions shall apply
”eLocal.ie” does not include a Returns Service, Goods delivered by way of the Delivery Service will not be accepted by An Post for return to the Retailer unless the Goods are returned in the postal service in the normal way with the correct postage attached.