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Disclaimer, License and Privacy Policy for the Aberdeenshireguide.com website

Maintaining your privacy is our main priority, and there is nothing untoward intended in any of the text below.

We want to make you fully aware of how we manage your personal data and to make clear our intellectual property and rights of ownership policies, and website terms.

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This Aberdeenshireguide.com website (herein 'this website') is privately owned and maintained on an information-only basis, and all information on this website is provided free of charge.

This disclaimer governs your use of this website; by using this website, you accept this disclaimer in full.  If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use this website. 

Intellectual property rights & ownership

Unless otherwise stated, all intellectual property rights and all material is owned by this website. Subject to the license below, all intellectual property rights are reserved.

License to use this website

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print from this website, provided that:

a. You must not republish material from this website (including republication on another website), or reproduce or store material from this website in any public or private electronic retrieval system; 
b. You must not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, visit, or otherwise exploit this website or material on this website for a commercial purpose, without our express written consent.

Note that all images on this website have digital watermarks.

Joining this website

People can make contributions to this website ("user content") through our forum, comment features and by other means.

By submitting user content to this website you agree:

a. You grant this website a perpetual royalty-free right and license to use, display, adapt, modify and distribute all user content you choose to send us, and for any purpose.

b. You agree not to submit or upload any user content that:

(i) infringes third part rights, such as trademarks and copyrights

(ii) is libellous, slanderous or defamatory

(iii) is sexually explicit or pornographic

(iv) is denigrating or offensive to any racial, ethnic, gender or religious group

(v) harasses, threatens, defames or abuses others

(vi) promotes, condones or encourages illegal activity or

(ix) is generally offensive or in bad taste.

c. You are limited to a single user account.

d. You agree that all of your user content is your sole responsibility.  

Only submit information that you are happy to disclose to the public. You can request at any time to have your account closed.  We reserve the right to refuse publication of any content, and we can remove your content or close your account at any time and without prior consultation.

Limitations of liability

The information on this website is provided free-of-charge, and you acknowledge that it would be unreasonable to hold us liable in respect of this website and the information on this website.

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

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

This website allows users to create and upload content (termed "user content").  Please remember that user content is being continually uploaded without any form of filtering or moderating, and although we insist that user content abides by specific website terms and conditions (see Joining this website above), we do not assume responsibility for any inappropriate user content.

User content does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of this website.

We shall not be liable to you or any third party in any way for any user content, including any errors or omissions in any user content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any user content made available via this website.

We do not warrant, expressly or impliedly, the accuracy, reliability or quality of user content.

Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. We will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising under this disclaimer or in connection with this website, whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise – including, without limitation, any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings.

However, nothing in this disclaimer shall 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.

Privacy

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

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

(a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website;

(b) Information relating to any correspondences between you and us on or in relation to this website;

(c) Any other information that you choose to send to us.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you:

(a) To the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;

(d) 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 sell or forward your personal information to third parties.

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Please remember that data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve adverts to this website. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our visitors based on visits to this website and other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

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

Business Directory

By submitting or requesting an advert in the Business Directory on this website you also agree to the following:

You agree we can publish all information you send for inclusion, including contact details, names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses. We may use e-mail hiding techniques in an attempt to mask your e-mail from e-mail harvesting companies, but you should be aware that there are always risks involved when publishing personal information on the internet.

Only submit information that you are happy to disclose to the public.

You can request at any time to have your advert removed or its content modified. We reserve the right to refuse publication of any advert, and we can remove your advert at any time and without prior consultation.

Variation

We may revise the disclaimer, terms and conditions and privacy policy from time-to-time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Entire agreement

This disclaimer, terms and conditions and privacy policy constitutes the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of this website, and supersedes all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with UK (Scottish) law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

Our contact details

This website is maintained and owned by Rae Younger.  You can contact this website through the contact page.

(Last updated 31st January 2010) 

This disclaimer is based on a freely-available template created and distributed by www.website-law.co.uk

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The colours in this are great! commented Graham
Overlooking the obvious, it is a nice picture :) commented Rae
Great pic Jade. Armani would be proud of this one... commented Graham