Terms & Conditions

All Access and use of www.poolsidegossip.ie, together with the sale and the purchase of the book(s) from the site, are governed by the terms and conditions set out below. By using the site you agree to accept the terms and conditions. If you do not wish to accept these terms and conditions, you may choose not to use this site or contact us to ask for further information. A contract between poolsidegossip.ie and the customer will exist once an order has been accepted, processed, dispatched and received.


Price of Goods

The price listed on the Website (the “Price”) for each copy of Poolside Gossip (the “book”) is stipulated at the time when you place your order on the website. The contribution towards P&P is simply that a contribution as the actual cost of posting exceeds the value given.

We are entitled to make adjustments to the Price listed on the website without notice for promotional reasons.

Flash Sales and Special Promotions

Flash sales / Special Promotions may be introduced from time to time or on special occasions. The special Flash sale price is valid only for the duration specified for this flash period.


Due to the nature of publishing and printing, stock availability cannot be guaranteed. If the book is in stock the order will be shipped and should reach you within 7 working days. Once you have placed an order with poolsidegossip.ie an email will be sent to you confirming your order details. A second e-mail will be sent once your order has been dispatched. It is important that you give us a valid email address so you can receive these emails. Poolsidegossip.ie is not responsible for missed communication due to incorrect contact details being submitted.

We reserve the right to accept or reject any order at our absolute discretion. Whilst we try to ensure that prices are accurate, we reserve the right to correct the prices if we discover an error. In this event, you will be entitled to cancel your order or re-confirm it at the correct price.. If you would wish to cancel an order before it is dispatched please contact us by email to poolsidegossip21@gmail.com


We will endeavour to deliver the book to you within 7 working days of your Account order within the island of Ireland, where this is practical. However, the books are subject to availability and delays may sometimes occur that are outside of our control during the current COVID related restrictions.. Any dates specified for delivery are therefore approximate only. If delivery is delayed for more than 21 days, you have the right to contact us and refuse to accept the book(s) In these circumstances, we will refund any money paid by you for those book(s) and any delivery monies you have been charged. However, we will not be responsible for any other losses, costs, damages or charges that you may suffer as a result of a  delay in supplying or do not supply the book(s).


Refunds can only be applied to the original method of purchase. 

We will happily exchange any book(s)returned in accordance with our returns policy for an alternative of up to the same value provided it is within the same promotional offer. Payment will be charged for any price difference where any exchanged product is of a higher value. Where any exchanged product is of a lower value, no refund of the price difference will be provided.

Offers are subject to availability and may be changed or withdrawn without notice.

You are entirely responsible for any and all activities in your use of the site. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use or any other breach of security.

Website: Privacy & Data Use

In order to provide you with a smooth, efficient and personalised experience, we collect some information relating to your usage of our site. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customise our service to make your experience easier and quicker


Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At poolsidegossip.ie we use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site.

Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create.

How to Manage Cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

Payment Processing

We use www.stripe.com our external payment provider for online transactions. We require the billing address of the credit card you use so that we can pass this to www.stripe.com who check the address against the cardholder's details for security purposes. We don't store the credit card details on our server. www.stripe.com  requires that you provide your credit card details to process the transaction. This is done on a secure www.stripe.com server and data passing between poolsidegossip.ie servers and www.stripe.com  are encrypted.

Disclosure of Your Information

We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party.


When you purchase online, you have a statutory right to return a product (other than perishable produce or a special order) up to 7 days after your order has been delivered (cooling off period). We can change or cancel an order up until it is dispatched. If the order has been dispatched, you can return the Product to us and we will organise a refund (excluding delivery cost). Any breakages or damage must be reported within 24 hours of purchase/delivery.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use the Website, any changes to the Website, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received or for any of the above – mentioned damages that result from the use or inability to use the book. In no circumstances shall our liability and that of our suppliers to you and/or any third parties for any of the above exceed €200.

Age of Users

Our products and services are marketed for and directed towards purchase by adults or with the consent of adults. Individuals under the age of 18 ("Minors") are not permitted to use this site without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.

Modification of Terms

We reserve the right to change the terms of use or policies regarding the use of this Website (including, in particular, those relating to price or availability) at any time and to notify you by posting an updated version of the terms of use on the Website.


We shall not be liable for any failure to perform any of our obligations under these terms and conditions which is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to any force majeure incident. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing. The section titles in the terms of use are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.


The terms of use shall be governed by and construed fully in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland. You and we agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Ireland. If any provision(s) of the terms of use is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.


We may terminate this Website with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. In addition, we, in our sole discretion, may terminate your Account for violation of the letter or spirit of these terms and conditions.