If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern our relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, you are not permitted to use our website.

These Terms of Use are effective from 1st of June 2021




Membership Terms

The Ethos of the Hemp Cooperative is to develop an indigenous Irish hemp Industry and in doing so to set the highest possible standards and traceability for the industry.

To achieve this, we need to support hemp grown in Ireland and that is traceable to Irish lisenced farms. Where a comparative product is available in Ireland and is traceable to Irish lisenced farms those products should be substituted for imports

  • The Hemp Cooperative of Ireland does not support Isolate or synthetic cannabinoids.
  • All hemp businesses growing or processing hemp should hold a lisence to cultivate hemp from the Department of Health.
  • All Hemp food businesses must register their business with the Environmental Health section of the HSE.
  • All Hemp related food supplements must be notified to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.
  • All Hemp related cosmetic products must be registered with the Health Product Regulatory Authority.
  • Members of the Hemp, Cooperative may have their products tested to verify that they are made from approved Hemp varieties. (RNA, DNA testing)
  • Members of the Hemp Cooperative may have their products tested to ensure the accuracy of their label.
  • All laboratory testing of products should be carried out by an accredited lab. ISO/IEC 17025:2017


By becoming a member of the HCI you are agreeing to follow these guidelines.

Our Details

The Irish Hemp Cooperative Society is trading as ‘Hemp Cooperative Ireland’.

The term ‘Hemp Cooperative Ireland’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Hemp Cooperative Ireland, Beal lodge. Asdee,V31XA66, Ireland.

The company vat registration number is 3623952MH. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

Changes to website

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Other documents pertaining to the use of this website are located on our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy.

You have a responsibility to ensure that any persons who access our website on your computer/ device are permitted to do so.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

We do not guarantee that our website does not contain viruses or other malicious software. Nor do are we responsible if malware was transferred to your computer / device.


Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

You may link to our website in an appropriate manner as long as it does not misrepresent or harm our business. We may withdraw permission to link to our website at any time.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

Prohibited use

Prohibited use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. Including fraudulent purposes and purposely upload malware.

Please do not submit any information about a person if they are under 18 years old. Or submit any sensitive personal information.

Permitted use

The content on our website is provided for your personal, private and non-commercial use only. Acknowledge us as the authors if you share our content.


This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are the property of their respective trade mark owners.

Copyright notice

All content, unless otherwise stated, is copyright © 2018 – 2020 Hemp Cooperative Ireland, Beal lodge, Asdee, V31XA66, Ireland. All rights reserved.

These Terms and Conditions adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/769) (“GDPR”)

GDPR Compliance statement

Hemp Cooperative Ireland respects and complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Some of the keyways we comply with these regulations are:


We explain what you’re consenting to clearly and without ‘legalese’ and ask that you explicitly consent to contact from us.

Breach Notification

In the event of a breach we will notify affected users within 72 hours of first having become aware of the breach.

Right to Access

Users can request confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them is being processed, where and for what purpose. Further, we shall provide a copy of the personal data, free of charge, in an electronic format.

Right to be Forgotten

Once we have compared your (the subjects’) rights to “the public interest in the availability of the data”, we may delete your personal data where you have requested this.

Data Portability

We allow you to receive the personal data concerning you, which we will provide in a ‘commonly used and machine-readable format’ and you have the right to transmit that data to another ‘controller’.

Privacy by Design

We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures, in an effective way, to meet the requirements of this Regulation and protect the rights of data subjects’. We hold and process only the data necessary for the completion of our duties (data minimisation), as well as limiting the access to personal data to those needing to act out the processing.