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Content on Webwise

Content on Webwise is drawn from a wide range of sources – some of it in the form of external links and some through home-produced material.

It should be viewed as general information and not specific recommendation or advice.

Before taking any action or decision based on Webwise content you should always seek professional guidance.

Webwise does not accept responsibility for the views, advice and recommendations on the website. Consequently, we shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of the Webwise or its content.

In addition, we cannot guarantee that the website is free from viruses or other hardware or software contamination, or that the site is compatible with any computer system, browser or software.

All content is for personal use and the use of teachers, parents and students for the purposes of education. It may only be used for non-commercial purposes.

Links to Webwise content are permitted without the need for prior written permission.

However, Webwise reserves the right to withdraw that permission without explanation, if, in its own judgement, the use of such links is inappropriate.

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Webwise provides many links to external websites. Webwise has no control over, and cannot be held responsible for, the content or privacy policies of these sites. Should you encounter unsuitable material on any of these sites email immediately.

As web addresses sometimes change, we cannot guarantee that a link that has been included on our site will always be accurate, current or available at the time of your request.


The content on this site is protected by copyright under Irish and European law. All materials may be downloaded and copied for non-commercial purposes only, provided that the source is acknowledged.

The reproduction of material for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

Material within the linked sites may also have copyright restrictions and this should be checked should you plan to use their content in any way.

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Webwise allows readers to publish comments. It is important to remember that any information disclosed on these boards becomes public information.

You are not permitted to use any obscene, pornographic, libellous, or illegal words or images on the message boards. Webwise accepts no liability relating to the communications posted, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, data protection, obscenity or otherwise.

If you take issue with communications posted on any of the Webwise discussion boards, please email

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