Legal Terms & Conditions, Privacy & Cookies Policy
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We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address and phone number
- demographic information such as postcode
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping;
- We may use the information to improve our services;
- We may periodically send promotional emails about special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided;
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. For this purpose, we will not hold your personal data for any longer than is reasonable. Further, we have taken reasonable steps to protect your information against unauthorised access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, damage and destruction. Nevertheless, any personal data submitted by you is at your own risk.
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Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may, however, prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
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Your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. Please use our contact form should you wish to get in touch.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL
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For contributors and authors, by uploading or disseminating images to or through the site, you warrant that you are not uploading any infringing material and expressly warrant that you have all necessary rights and/or authorisation from the copyright owner(s) and have paid any royalties or other fees pursuant to any licences or permissions you may have. Failure to comply with these provisions will result in your content being removed and/or your account being deactivated without prior notice. In addition, you may be personally liable to the specific sanctions applicable to the content in question (including criminal sanctions and/or damages where applicable).
Anything written here can be freely re-published elsewhere without asking permission, so long as it is credited to this site and the author, or if applicable pseudonym of the author, of the work, whether it be posts, comments or otherwise, since all YouBlawg material is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. All other rights reserved.
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Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Disputes arising herefrom shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.