Membership shall be terminated by any conviction relating to the operation of a childminding service, or to the welfare and well-being of children or vulnerable persons. Membership may be suspended in the event of notification of a concern relating to child safety/protection pending review of that concern by the appropriate authority.
Childminding Ireland specifically reserves the right to refuse any application for membership (whether that be initial membership or renewed membership) and the right to cancel or terminate any membership at its discretion in accordance with the policies of the organisation.
Each member hereby confirms the following:
- Their home is a safe place for children, with adequate toys, books and play materials.
- Their garden/outdoor play area is safe and appropriate for the age/stage of the children.
- All areas of their home, available to the children, are smoke free.
- Household pets are never allowed with the children without parental consent.
Childminding Ireland may change its terms and conditions from time to time. Current Terms and Conditions are available at www.childminding.ie. As a member you hereby acknowledge that such terms and conditions are subject to change.
The criteria/conditions of Membership are adhered to. This criteria changes from time to time and is available on our website www.childminding.ie
Childminding Ireland does not offer a refund on Membership fee once the Membership Pack has been sent.
Childminding Ireland accepts most credit and debit cards and cheques.
Please do not send cash via post.
Please note that any services/goods ordered will not be delivered until the customer’s funds paid to
Childminding Ireland have cleared in full.
Please note that all transactions will be carried out in euro.
We will not be held responsible for pricing errors due to software malfunctions, or human error.
See our privacy statement on www.childminding.ie
Childminding Ireland recognises the importance of ensuring that the Childminding Ireland site is accessible to everyone.
All pages on this site comply with WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, level 2. The Childminding Ireland site aims to be accessible by any browser. If you think we have failed to meet this aim, please contact
These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.
You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website. By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
License to use website
Unless otherwise stated, Childminding Ireland and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
- republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
- sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
- show any material from the website in public;
- reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
- edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
- redistribute material from this website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution).
Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.
You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Childminding Ireland’s express written consent.
You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Childminding Ireland’s express written consent.
Childminding Ireland reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Childminding Ireland’s discretion.
If Childminding Ireland provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.
Childminding Ireland may disable your user ID and password in Childminding Ireland’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.
You grant to Childminding Ireland a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Childminding Ireland the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Childminding Ireland or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
Childminding Ireland reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Childminding Ireland’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website.
Notwithstanding Childminding Ireland’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Childminding Ireland does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.
This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.
Childminding Ireland makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Childminding Ireland does not warrant that:
- this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
- the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
Limitations of liability
Childminding Ireland will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
- for any direct loss;
- for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
- for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if Childminding Ireland has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Childminding Ireland’s liability in respect of any:
- death or personal injury caused by Childminding Ireland’s negligence;
- fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Childminding Ireland; or
- matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Childminding Ireland to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.
If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Childminding Ireland has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Childminding Ireland’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Childminding Ireland’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Childminding Ireland.
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
You hereby indemnify Childminding Ireland and undertake to keep Childminding Ireland indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Childminding Ireland to a third party in settlement of a claim or
dispute on the advice of Childminding Ireland’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Childminding Ireland arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to Childminding Ireland’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Childminding Ireland may take such action as Childminding Ireland deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Childminding Ireland may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
Childminding Ireland may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Childminding Ireland’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Childminding Ireland in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts.
Childminding Ireland’s details
The full name of Childminding Ireland is The National Childminding Association of Ireland.
Childminding Ireland is registered in Ireland under registration number 283469.
Childminding Ireland’s registered address is 1 st Floor, 39 Wexford Road, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
You can contact Childminding Ireland by emailing
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The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Cookies on our website
Childminding Ireland uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
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Ownership of copyright
The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by Childminding Ireland and its licensors.
Childminding Ireland grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to:
- view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
- copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and
- print pages from this website for your own [personal and non-commercial] use.
Childminding Ireland does not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved.
For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without Childminding Ireland’s prior written permission.
The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.
You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to
Enforcement of copyright
Childminding Ireland takes the protection of its copyright very seriously.
If Childminding Ireland discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, Childminding Ireland may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal
If you become aware of any use of Childminding Ireland’s copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email to
If you become aware of any material on the website that you believe infringes your or any other person’s copyright, please report this by email to
Date: March 2019