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Terms of Use


This website is published by Heritage Publications Ltd. These terms and conditions
govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms
and conditions in full.  If you disagree with these terms and conditions
or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

Licence to use website

Unless otherwise stated the intellectual property rights in the website and material
on the website are owned by Heritage Content Management Ltd.  Subject to
the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for
your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere
in these terms and conditions. 

You must not:

republish material from this website (including republication on another

sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

show any material from the website in public;

reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a
commercial purpose;

edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and
expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter).

Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website
or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any
way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with
any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or
distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware,
computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other
malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including
without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting)
on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express
written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our website is restricted.  We reserve the right to
restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our

If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted
areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that that
user ID and password is kept confidential. 

We may disable your user ID and password in our sole discretion without notice or

User generated content

In these terms and conditions, "your user content" means material (including
without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and
audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use,
reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any
existing or future media.  You also grant to us the right to sub-license
these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's
legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether
against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject
of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or
stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

Notwithstanding our rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, we do
not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication
of such content on, our website.

Limited warranties

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website (excluding user
content)  is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor
do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the
material on the website is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations,
warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website
(including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory
quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

Limitations of liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions (or elsewhere on our website) will exclude or
limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our
negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited
under applicable law.

Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our website or under or
in connection with these terms and conditions, whether in contract, tort
(including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

to the extent that the website and the information and services on the website
are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of
any nature;

we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or

we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated
savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information;

we will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any event or events
beyond our reasonable control;


You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses,
damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal
expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim
or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us
arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and
conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of
these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach
these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem
appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the
website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using
your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service
provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing
court proceedings against you.


We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and
conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the
publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website.  Please
check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations
under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or
obligations under these terms and conditions. 


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other
competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions
will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision
would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be
deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect. 

Exclusion of third party rights

These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to
benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party.  The
exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is
not subject to the consent of any third party.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire
agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and
supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website. 

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with
Scottish law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be
subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.


Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets
out how we will treat your personal information.

What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this

information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;

information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our
website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;


A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by
the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the
browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to
identify and track the web browser.

We may use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies on the
website.  We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you
navigate the website.  We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our
website to recognise you when you visit.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until
they reach a specified expiry date.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  (For example, in Internet
Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet
Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies"
using the sliding selector.)  This will, however, have a negative impact
upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this
privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

administer the website;

improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

enable your use of the services available on the website;

send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

send to you marketing communications relating to our business which we think
may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to
this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no
longer require marketing communications);

provide third parties with statistical information about our users - but this
information will not be used to identify any individual user;

deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the
website; and

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and
otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third
parties for the purpose of direct marketing.


We may
disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents,
suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as
set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing
information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit
risk); and

to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we
are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third

International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of
the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information
in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data
protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Areas

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss,
misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we
cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will
not ask you for your password.

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our
website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy
with any changes. 

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about
you.  Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee
(currently fixed at £25.00).

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by
email  at any time.  (In practice, you will usually either expressly
agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we
will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal
data for marketing purposes.)

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the
privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be
corrected or updated.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal
data, please contact us.