Terms and Conditions

Onescotlandgazetteer.org.uk is currently managed by thinkWhere on behalf of the Improvement Service. Throughout these terms when we mention "we", "us", "our" etc., we mean the Improvement Service. When we refer to "you", we mean the user and/or browser of our website.

Using our website
The use of this Website is governed by the terms and conditions set out below. By using the onescotlandgazetteer.org.uk website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions your sole remedy is to discontinue using the Website.

The use of the OSG search facility is governed by the Terms and Conditions of the One Scotland Gazetteer.  A copy of this document may be found in the Library section.

This website is protected by copyright and is owned by us. All material on the site or made available via the site and all material made available to you (referred to in these Terms and Conditions as the "Content") belongs to us or to organisations who provide public services in Scotland.

Use of content
You may retrieve and display Content from the Site on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your personal, non-commercial use provided that you acknowledge the copyright owner. Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content.

In the unlikely event that you find any inaccurate information on the Site or have any complaint about what we have published please contact us. We will investigate on receipt and take such action which we consider, in our opinion, is deemed necessary.

The Content is only for your general information and use and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the Content does not constitute any form of personalised advice, recommendation or arrangement by us and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any decisions. Due to the number of sources from which we obtain Content and the nature of electronic distribution via the Internet, we do not give any warranties or make any representations in respect of the Site Services. In particular, the Site Services are provided on an "as is", "with all faults" and "as available" basis. So far as lawfully possible, we exclude all liability to you in contract or delict (negligence) (other than where negligence by us gives rise to personal injury or death) including without limitation: (i) any implied conditions regarding the satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose of the Site Services; (ii) any express or statutory conditions relating to the Site Services; and (iii) any conditions or duties regarding accuracy, timeliness, completeness or performance of the Site Services. Other than as specified above, we shall not be liable to pay any money to you by way of compensation for any loss suffered by you as a result of use of the Site Services and/or the Site including by way of example any loss of profits, loss of goodwill, or loss of anticipated savings.

Opinions expressed within the Content are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent our opinions.

Any links to Third Party Sites are provided solely for the purpose of your convenience. They do not constitute any form of recommendation. We are not responsible for the availability or content of Third Party Sites and will not be a party to, or in any way be responsible for, any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites.

The Site is not guaranteed to be free from any computer viruses and it is strongly recommended that you check for such viruses before downloading it to your computer equipment. We are not responsible for any loss, corruption, damage or disruption to your computer system (including data, software, operating system and hardware) which may occur whilst using the Site or materials downloaded from it.

Governing law
The information and other contents of this website are designed to comply with Scots Law. This website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots Law and all parties irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts. If anything on this website is construed as being contrary to the laws applicable in any other country, then this website is not intended to be accessed by persons from that country. Any persons who are subject to such laws shall not be entitled to use this website unless they can satisfy us that such use would be lawful.

About changes to these terms & conditions
We reserve the right to make changes to any part of the Site. Due to our policy of updating and improving the Site, we may wish to change these Terms and Conditions.  Your acceptance of any changes to these Terms and Conditions is made by your using the Site after we have published the changes. If you do not accept the changes, you should not use the Site.


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