Terms of Use


This website contains general information about the Health Product Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and about our services. The materials contained on (and the publications provided within) this website are not intended to provide, and do not constitute or comprise legal, regulatory, medical or other advice on any particular matter. They are provided for general information purposes only. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any material contained on (or publications provided within) this website, without seeking appropriate professional advice.

Your use of this website is subject to these terms and conditions of use. By using this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Privacy and Data Protection

The HPRA processes information provided by you in accordance with our Privacy, Data Protection and Website and cookies statements.


Every effort has been made to ensure that the materials contained in this website are accurate and true. The content of the website is believed to be correct at the time of compilation. No responsibility is accepted by us for any errors or omissions or any inaccurate information on this website.

This website is available without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The HPRA make no representations, warranties or undertakings about any of the materials or any content or information on any third party website operated by a different organisation referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through this website. The HPRA does not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will the HPRA have any liability in connection with any third party site. When you visit a website operated by a different organisation, these terms of use will not apply and you are subject to the terms and privacy policy of that new website. Be aware that not all websites have terms of use and privacy policies.

Disclaimer of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, neither the HPRA nor its employees, agents or other representatives thereof will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the materials or any facilities or services offered through this website (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss or damages, loss of data, income, profit or opportunity, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties) even if the HPRA has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages or such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

References included in our website to any specific commercial product, process or service, whether by trade name, trade mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not imply its endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the HPRA, its employees, agents or other representatives and is not hereby endorsed, recommended or favoured by the HPRA, its employees, agents or other representatives.

Copyright Notice

The materials contained on this website, including but not limited to the homepage and all other pages and publications, are protected by copyright, database right, trademark and other proprietary rights. The materials are owned and controlled by the HPRA or the party credited as the provider of the materials, except as otherwise indicated.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, republish, redistribute, transmit, alter, edit, re-sell, engage in any large scale collecting or harvesting of data (whether by automated or manual means) for commercial means, or otherwise exploit any part of our website in contravention of the provisions of these terms without the express written permission of the HPRA. If you do so, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, either return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

The HPRA logo is a trade mark of the HPRA and all rights in the same are reserved. All other trademarks, service marks or logos contained on this website are the property of their respective owners.

Access to our Website

The HPRA is making the information available on this website as a public service and for general information purposes only. We cannot guarantee that this website will be available at all times or that it will be free from delays, interruptions and errors.


You must not misuse the HPRA website by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojan horses, worms, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this website, the server on which the website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the website. You must not attack the website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence and we will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this website or to your downloading of any material posted on them, or on any website linked to it.

Governing Law

This website is established in Ireland in accordance with the laws of Ireland and will be governed by the laws of Ireland. When you use this website, you accept that your use of the website, any information on the website and these terms, will also be governed by the laws of Ireland.