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Terms & Conditions

By registering to join the Ireland Thinks panel via our sign up form you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions and that you agree to comply with them. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to participate in our surveys, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.



We/us” means Ireland Thinks, whose registered office address is Ireland Thinks, 49 Clonkeen Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland. You may contact us via email: Please ensure that you include your phone number & email with all correspondence so that we can identify your Ireland Thinks member account.




​Our Privacy Notice (, sets out how we will use your personal information



You may terminate your membership of the panel at any stage by emailing or alternatively in the first question of the poll that you receive.


If you register, we may ask you to provide personal details such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth and gender. These and additional terms are of use so that we can determine if you should be sent an invitation to take part in a survey or a focus group.


The Ireland Thinks panel is only open for registrations from individuals who are aged 16 or over, a permanent resident of the Republic of Ireland. We have the right to reject your registration for any reason.


You shall ensure that you provide complete, accurate and current information about yourself when you register. You will ensure that you notify us promptly of any changes to the details you have provided.


Registration and participation in the Ireland Thinks Panel is free. You can only have one account on the Ireland Thinks Panel. Your account is personal to you and you are not allowed to transfer your membership to any person.


By registering with us, you accept that we may contact you by e-mail, by telephone or SMS from time to time with details of surveys. Please do not register to be a member of the Ireland Thinks Panel if you do not wish (and agree) to being invited to participate in surveys.


Registering as a member does not mean that you will be selected to participate in all of our surveys. If you are selected, you are not obliged to complete any survey, participation is voluntary. You agree to provide accurate, honest, up to date, and complete information when answering surveys. You also agree not to share or publish our polling questions.

Ireland Thinks may, without notice, terminate your registration, or suspend or terminate your access to the site or invitations to questions at its sole discretion. We will be under no obligation whatsoever to reinstate your registration.


We award vouchers by a random draw and require those that win to share information about themselves in order to uphold the verifiability of the awards process.

For some surveys & focus groups we will offer a voucher. We have previously used one4all vouchers. But may decide to use an alternative. 

Notification of changes

If we change our policy, we shall post a link to those changes on our homepage.

Intellectual Property

You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in any information or other materials contributed by you in response to any survey or uploaded or inputted via the site are owned by us. If such intellectual property rights do not belong to Ireland Thinks automatically by operation of law, you hereby assign such intellectual property rights to us.


Ireland Thinks are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in such information and materials. Consequently, you agree not to print off, download, take screenshots of, or otherwise retain copies of such information or materials and you agree not to disclose such information to anyone else.

Our Responsibility

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.


Please note that we only provide you with membership to the Ireland Thinks panel and related materials for your domestic and private use. You agree not to use any materials provided by us to you for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

Breach of these terms & conditions

When we consider that a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, including (without limitation) taking all or any of the following actions: (a) Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your membership to the Ireland Thinks panel; (b) Issue of a warning to you; (c) Issue legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach; (d) further legal action against you; or (e) disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.


Other important terms

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions to another organisation. We will contact you to let you know if we do this. If you are unhappy with the transfer you may cancel your membership.

Nobody else has any rights under these terms and conditions. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.

If a court finds parts of these terms and conditions illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

Even if we delay in enforcing these terms and conditions, we can still enforce them later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms and conditions, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaching these terms and conditions, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.

Governing law

Please note that these terms and conditions, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by Irish law. You and we both agree that the courts of the Republic of Ireland will have exclusive jurisdiction.

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