scottishnews.info Terms & Condtions

Terms and Conditions of Use

Introduction

These terms and conditions apply between you, the User of this Website (including any sub-domains, unless expressly
excluded by their own terms and conditions), and scottishnews.info, the owner and operator of this Website. Please read
these terms and conditions carefully, as they affect your legal rights. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these
terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms
and conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately.
In these terms and conditions, User or Users means any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed
by scottishnews.info and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing
services to scottishnews.info and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services.
You must be at least 18 years of age to use this Website. By using the Website and agreeing to these terms and conditions,
you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age.

1) Intellectual property and acceptable use

All Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, is the property of scottishnews.info, our affiliates
or other relevant third parties that may or may not be included in the content. 
 
In these terms and conditions, Content means any text, graphics, images, audio, video,
software, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software and any other form of information capable of
being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website, including any such content uploaded by Users.
 
By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such Content is protected by copyright, trademarks, database
rights and other intellectual property rights. Nothing on this site shall be construed as granting, by implication,
estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, logo or service mark displayed on the site without the
owner’s prior written permission
You may, for your own personal, non-commercial use only, do the following:
  •  retrieve, display and view the Content on a computer screen
  •  download and store the Content in electronic form on a disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network)
  •  print one copy of the Content
You must not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy, distribute or use for commercial purposes any Content without the
written permission of scottishnews.info.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any Content you may submit via the Website, including the legality,
reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright of any such Content. You may not upload to, distribute or
otherwise publish through the Website any Content that (i) is confidential, proprietary, false, fraudulent, libellous,
defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, infringing on intellectual property rights,
abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable; (ii) may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any
party or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or (iii) may contain software viruses, political campaigning,
chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address or other identifying
information, impersonate any person or entity or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. You may not upload
commercial content onto the Website.
 

2) Prohibited use

  • You may not use the Website for any of the following purposes:
a. in any way which causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or interferes with any other person’s use or
enjoyment of the Website;
b. in any way which is harmful, unlawful, illegal, abusive, harassing, threatening or otherwise objectionable or in
breach of any applicable law, regulation, governmental order;
c. making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of Content protected by copyright without the permission of the
owner.
 

3) Registration

 
  • You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.
  • You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provide when registering by updating
  • your personal details to ensure we can communicate with you effectively.
  • We may suspend or cancel your registration with immediate effect for any reasonable purposes or if you breach these
  • terms and conditions.
  • You may cancel your registration at any time by informing us in writing to the address at the end of these terms and
  • conditions. If you do so, you must immediately stop using the Website. Cancellation or suspension of your registration
  • does not affect any statutory rights.
  • Allows you to enter free prize draws offered.
  • Community members are currently only permmited to have one account, if you need assistance and are locked out simply contact us. If you are found to be in breach of this your accounts may be terminated without notice.
  • By registering free on this website, it will automatically reduce the amount of advertisements served to you, excluding excluding advertisements that may be promoted on giveaway/contest pages.
 

4) Password & Security 

  • When you register on this Website, you will be asked to create a password, which you should keep confidential and not disclose or share with anyone.
  • If we have reason to believe that there is or is likely to be any misuse of the Website or breach of security, we may
  • require you to change your password or suspend your account.

5) External Links 

This Website may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of
scottishnews.info or that of our affiliates.  Although we will always try to ensure websites are safe and secure to use, we assume no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them.

6) Privacy & Cookies Policy

Use of the Website is also governed by our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, which are incorporated into these terms
and conditions by this reference. To view the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, please click on the following:
https://scottishnews.info/privacy-policy and https://scottishnews.info/privacy-policy.
 

7) Availability of the website & disclaimers

Any online facilities, tools, services or information that scottishnews.info makes available through the Website (the
Service) is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects
and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law, we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for
a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality. scottishnews.info is under no
obligation to update information on the Website.

Whilst scottishnews.info uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses
and other malware, we give no warranty or guarantee in that regard and all Users take responsibility for their own
security, that of their personal details and their computers.

scottishnews.info accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website.

scottishnews.info reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website
including, but not limited to, any products and/or services available. These terms and conditions shall continue to apply
to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

8) Limitation of Liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury
resulting from our or your negligence, as applicable; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent
misrepresentation; or (c) limit or exclude any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable
law.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of events beyond our reasonable control.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, scottishnews.info accepts no liability for any of the following:
a. any business losses, such as loss of profits, income, revenue, anticipated savings, business, contracts, goodwill or
commercial opportunities;
b. loss or corruption of any data, database or software;
c. any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

9) General

You may not transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions to any other person. We may transfer our
rights under these terms and conditions where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

These terms and conditions may be varied by us from time to time. Such revised terms will apply to the Website from
the date of publication. Users should check the terms and conditions regularly to ensure familiarity with the then
current version.

These terms and conditions together with the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy contain the whole agreement
between the parties relating to its subject matter and supersede all prior discussions, arrangements or agreements that
might have taken place in relation to the terms and conditions.

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these terms and conditions and no third party will
have any right to enforce or rely on any provision of these terms and conditions.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of these terms and conditions (or part of any provision) is
invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted,
and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these terms and conditions will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales and all disputes
arising under the Agreement (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction
of the English and Welsh courts.

10) Giveaways & Contests

Cash Giveaways can only be paid out to winners if their name matches on the chosen payout method, this is a further measure to prevent duplicate entries. Giveaways where there can be multiple winners will be equally split.

11) scottishnews.info Details

scottishnews.info is a news & media community-based website in Scotland, you can contact us on the following telephone number +44 0330 0430 627 or by email at contact@scottishnews.info.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Document updated 13/06/2022
 
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