This website (www.scotch-whisky-experience.co.uk) (the "Site") is maintained by Beechwood Communications Ltd on behalf of The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd ("we", "us"). Access to and use of this Site is subject always to the following terms and conditions. By using this Site you indicate that you accept these terms and conditions and you agree to abide by them. The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page of the Site. Some of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site. It is your responsibility to review these terms and conditions regularly to keep up to date with any changes to them.
- Information About Us and Disclaimers
This Site is operated by The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd. We are registered in Scotland under company number SC100141, and have our registered office at 354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE.
This Site is subject to regular update and revision. While we attempt to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all material posted on the Site, we take no responsibility for errors or omissions which are the result of circumstances outside our control, technical causes, or otherwise, nor will we be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We maintain the right to delete or modify the content, presentation, performance, facilities and availability of all or part of this Site without notice.
We do not guarantee that material on this Site will be free from a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other technologically harmful material that may have contaminating or destructive properties. It is your responsibility to take protective steps such as installing virus checking software.
- Limitation of Liability
To the full extent permissible by law, The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd assumes no responsibility or liability for any information published on this Site and further disclaims all liability in respect of such information. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude:
- all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law;
- any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
- loss of income or revenue;
- loss of business;
- loss of data;
- loss of goodwill;
- wasted management or office time; and
- for any other loss or damage of any kind, however, arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded by law.
We reserve the right to grant access to this Site at our absolute discretion. Access may be denied by us, for any reason, without notice.
- Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.
- Links to/from our Site
This Site contains links to other websites and information on the Internet which may be of interest. These websites and their contents are not endorsed or promoted by us in any way, unless otherwise stated. We have no control over such outside websites and you acknowledge by your use of this Site that The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd can accept no responsibility for the content of the these external sites and should you choose to use them then you do so at your own risk.
For the avoidance of doubt you expressly agree that you will not create any links from any other website to the whole or any part of our Site, either directly or indirectly, without our express prior written permission.
- Intellectual Property
The intellectual property in our Site, and all material published on this Site, unless specifically indicated otherwise, is owned by (or licensed to) The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd and must not be reproduced in any medium save as provided in terms of this paragraph. You may view the Site and download any part of it to a personal computer so that you can view it for private purposes. None of the material, nor its content, nor any copy of it, may be altered in any way, transmitted to, or distributed to any other party without our express prior written permission in each case.
- Data Protection
The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd are committed to following policies which protect your privacy and comply with current UK Data Protection laws and regulations in respect of personal data. We will only obtain personal data from you for specified and lawful purposes and any personal data which we obtain will be processed fairly and lawfully. In particular:
a. Data we collect – the data we may collect from you includes your name, address, telephone numbers and email addresses.
b. Uses of personal data – to process enquiries only.
c. Security - We take all reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal data.
d. Accuracy - We take all reasonable steps to keep your personal data accurate and up to date.
e. Retention of data - We will take all reasonable steps to retain data only for the duration of the purpose for which it was obtained. When requested, we will delete personal data from current operational systems where it is no longer required. However we may need to continue to hold some details about you after your relationship with us has ended, for example for legal and regulatory purposes.
f. Your rights - We will take all reasonable steps to uphold your rights to protect your personal data, including the right to obtain information on, update or amend any personal data on you which we hold. If you wish to contact The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd regarding these privacy terms please write to The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd, 354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you agree that the other provisions of these conditions will remain in full force and effect in so far as possible.
Our failure to exercise any right or remedy under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver thereof, nor shall any waiver of any breach by you constitute a waiver by us of any subsequent breach.
- Entire Agreement, jurisdiction and governing law
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd concerning access to and use of the Site. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of Scotland. The Scottish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Site, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions in any other relevant country.
The Scotch Whisky Experience is the trading name for The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Ltd. Registered in Scotland no. 100141