Terms & Conditions

IMF‚ÄźOnline terms of website use

Irish Medicines Formulary (IMF) and IMF-Online are owned by Meridian Ireland, 49 Castlerosse View, Baldoyle, Dublin 13, Ireland. We can be contacted by telephone at +353-1-8390073 and by email, sales@meridianireland.com.

Accessing IMF-Online

Access to IMF-Online is provided on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend this service without prior notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to our site to users who have registered with us. This event would normally be to facilitate updates and structural improvements to the website.

When subscribing to IMF-Online you are provided with a username and password (which you may change) and you, by registering on the site agree to treat such information as confidential and not disclose it to any third party.

The single-user subscription provides for access to IMF-Online and the data therein only to the individual creating the account to which that subscription applies. Such a private subscription IS NOT for sharing in any way with other individuals or commercial organisations. Where access to IMF-Online is required by more than a single individual, a multi-user subscription can be provided for an agreed subscription fee.

We have the right to disable any username or password, whether allocated by us or thereafter chosen by you, at any time, if in our evaluation you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

With regard to institutional access and or multiple-user subscriptions you are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection and as legitimate and specified paid subscribers via your multiple-license agreement with us, are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them. Institutional (multi-user) subscriptions, as with individual subscriptions are provided only and expressly for informational purposes and NOT for any commercial use of the data in IMF-Online.

No liability in relation to reliance on information on IMF-Online

IMF-Online and IMF are provided as decision support resources and are not substitutes for professional opinion or for the manufacturers Full Prescribing Information. Users are strongly advised to consult the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) for the manufacturers Full Prescribing Information available from the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) website, www.hpra.ie. Prices listed in IMF are for comparative purposes only. For reimbursed products, the reimbursed price either PCRS or HiTech (HT) is published. For non-reimbursed products, the trade price is published.

While every effort is made to ensure information included is accurate and up to date, the publisher, contributors, advisors, pharmaceutical manufacturers, marketing authorisation (MA) holders, designer and printer of IMF do not accept any liability for errors or omissions.

Access and continuity of access to IMF-Online

IMF-Online will be updated on occasion and we may change the content or the way the site is organised at any time.
We aim to carry out site updating and maintenance before 09.00 and after 17.30 (GMT) during weekdays or at weekends where possible. In the unlikely event of a need arising, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely.

Our liability

The content displayed on IMF-Online is provided without any guarantee as to its accuracy or comprehensiveness. Meridian Ireland, as owner of IMF-Online hereby expressly excludes any liability for any loss or damage incurred by any user of IMF-Online including, without limitation, any liability for loss of income (or revenue), commercial or business opportunities, or any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising.

Subscription to IMF-Online, individual and institutional, is purchase of the right to access IMF-Online and view the data for informational purposes only. Access to IMF-Online is the product. Where users have queries regarding the format of IMF-Online, we, Meridian Ireland undertake to provide assistance in navigating the website. This does not indicate any responsibility nor undertaking on our part to provide any additional information or consultancy regarding the Irish healthcare system, market dynamics, pricing and reimbursement intelligence or any other insights into the health system.

Privacy Statement regarding data we may collect when you visit IMF-Online

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy statement. By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and in good legal standing.

Acceptable usage of IMF-Online by registered subscribers

In subscribing to and registering with IMF-Online, you agree that you shall not, with regard to the whole or any part of the data from this website

  • store it permanently on any device or medium,
  • reproduce, sell, loan, sub-license or transmit it to any 3rd-party,
  • copy or publish it in any format,
  • provide access to or disclose the contents to any 3rd-party.

Failure to comply with these terms may result in action undertaken by us or our server provider including immediate withdrawal of your right to use our site. Furthermore we express our right to take legal proceedings against you on an indemnity basis including proceedings for reimbursement of all associated legal costs resulting from the breach and our subsequent actions in response to your failure to comply.

Responses to any breach described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Intellectual property rights

Responses to any breach described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites, such links are provided solely for your information. We accept no responsibility for those sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

Irish courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. We also retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Irish law. terms and conditions before your order was accepted and therefore ignorance of the terms and conditions will not be accepted as a legitimate reason to breach or void them.