1. Use of this Website and the Conliact Between Us

  • 1.1

    You agree to only use this website in accordance with this Agreement and all applicable laws.

  • 1.2

    The offer by Direction Research to take part in surveys and research and your acceptance of that offer by providing the information that we request, brings into existence a legally binding contact between us.

  • 1.3

    Once you have submitted your answers to our joining questionnaire you become a member of Europinions

  • 1.4

    This Agreement is a conliact for the provision of services and nothing in this Agreement shall create or be deemed to create a legal partnership or the relationship of agent and principal or the relationship of employer and employee between the you and the Company.

2. Obligations of Direction Research

  • 2.1

    Direction Research shall:

  • 2.1.1

    consider your eligibility to take part in each of its surveys;

  • 2.1.2

    enter your name into its regular prize draw if you answer any qualifying questions;

  • 2.1.3

    inform you the amount that will be credited to your Europinions Account if you correctly and completely answer the questions comprising a Europinions survey

  • 2.1.4

    credit the relevant amount to your Europinions account each time you correctly and completely answer all of the questions in a survey; for the purposes of this Agreement Direction Research will not consider questions to be "correctly" answered if an answer is confusing or meaningless;

  • 2.1.5

    transfer the amount in your Europinions account into your preferred form of payment (e.g. vouchers that can be redeemed with a particular company or in a particular shop) within 30 days of the total in your Europinions account reaching €30.00 ("the Reward"); and

  • 2.1.6

    send you or a beneficiary nominated by you, your Reward within thirty days of the purchase of the Reward.

  • 2.2

    There is no obligation on Direction Research to select any panel member to answer survey questions. The members requested to take part in surveys depends on the requirements of the clients of Direction Research and the random selection of those requested to take part from those that are eligible

  • 2.3

    Direction Research may sometimes contact you to ask you some short questions to see if you fit into a particular category. In such cases, Direction Research shall not offer any payment for the answering of such questions.

  • 2.4

    Direction Research reserves the right to:

  • 2.4.1

    offer a substitute reward of equivalent value to the payment method you have selected; and

  • 2.4.2

    change the value of the Nominated Amount in respect of answering survey and research questions

  • 2.5

    No cash alternative is available in respect of the payment of the Reward.

  • 2.6

    Direction Research now does not credit a member's Europinions account if:

  • 2.6.1

    a member attempts to answer the survey more than once, either by using more than one name or email address to enter into a survey;

  • 2.6.2

    a member is not being honest in their approach to the research, for example by providing confusing or meaningless answers

  • 2.7

    Direction Research shall not be obliged to make any payment to a member:

  • 2.7.1

    whose balance in their Europinions Account does not reach €30;

  • 2.7.2

    whose balance in their Europinions Account is under €30 at the point that the Europinions service is suspended or terminated by Direction Research ; or

  • 2.7.3

    who terminates their membership of the Europinions Panel prior to the balance of their Europinions account reaching €30.

3. Obligations of the member

  • 3.1

    The Member

  • 3.1.1

    warrants that they are 16 years old or over;

  • 3.1.2

    warrants that they are resident in the Irish Republic; and

  • 3.1.3

    warrants that they shall not register with Europinions more than once.

  • 3.2

    Direction Research has no obligation in respect of any tax due on the Reward given to a member and the member shall be responsible for declaring any income received from Direction Research under this Agreement.

4. Termination

  • 4.1

    Direction Research may terminate this Agreement and your membership of the Europinions Panel at any time by giving you 30 days notice by email.

  • 4.2

    You can terminate this Agreement at any time by unsubscribing from the Europinions Panel, this can be done by email, telephone or in writing. The termination will take effect three business days after the receipt of your notice. Direction Research?s contact details are available from our website.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

  • 5.1

    Direction Research may terminate this Agreement and your membership of the Europinions Panel at any time by giving you 30 days notice by email.

  • 5.2

    Subject to Clause 5.1 above, you may not copy, modify, alter, distribute, publish, sell or otherwise use any material on this website in whole or in part, unless you have obtained the prior written consent of Direction Research.

6. Limitation on Liability

  • 6.1

    Direction Research shall not be liable to you or to any other person or entity in any way, whether arising under contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for damages of any kind arising from the use of this website, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, lost revenue or profits, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss, that result from your use of, or inability to use, this website.

  • 6.2

    If this limitation of liability provision shall be deemed unenforceable, either in whole or in part, then such parts as are unenforceable shall be deleted, the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect and the liability of Direction Research shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

  • 6.3

    Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit the liability of Direction Research for:

  • 6.3.1

    death or personal injury arising from its negligence; or

  • 6.3.2

    liability arising from fraud.

7. Disclaimer of Warranty

  • 7.1

    Separate terms and conditions may apply to certain products, services and materials available through this website. If this is the case this will be brought to your attention. Subject to this, no express or implied warranties of any kind are made in respect of this website or the products, services and materials available through it.

  • 7.2

    Direction Research does not warrant that this website will operate uninterrupted or error/virus free or that the information on this website is accurate or complete.

8. Data Protection

  • 8.1

    Any personal information you submit to Direction Research will be dealt with in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

9. Changes to the Terms of Use Policy

  • 9.1

    From time to time we may add new features to the website and enhance the level of service that we offer to you. This may lead to changes in this Agreement. Any such changes will be notified to you by us updating this Agreement and your subsequent use of this website will be deemed to signify your acceptance to the changes

10. Links to Other Companies or Organisations

  • 10.1

    The Direction Research website provides web-links (and other contact details) to other websites that offer products, services and materials we think will be of interest to you. Some of these websites are operated in conjunction with other companies/organisations and some are operated solely by independent companies/organisations. Direction Research accepts no liability for any products, services, materials or information contained on or available through linked websites or otherwise provided by any other company/organisation referred to on this website. No linked websites are covered by this Agreement, therefore, you should check what terms cover the use of these websites before using them.

  • 10.2

    You may only link to this website with our prior written permission. Direction Research reserves the right to remove any links to its website that it deems are inappropriate without notice.

11. Entire agreement

  • 11.1

    This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements, arrangements and understandings between the parties and constitutes the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof (save that neither party seeks to exclude liability for any fraudulent pre-contractual misrepresentation upon which the other party can be shown to have relied).

12. Jurisdiction and Law

  • 12.1

    This Agreement is governed by the laws of Ireland

  • 12.2

    The parties irrevocably agree that the courts in The Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with this Agreement or the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the Irish courts. The place of performance shall be Ireland.