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Age Scotland is a registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of older people in Scotland.

Registered company number: SC153343.

Registered charity No: SC010100.

Registered Office: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.

Terms and conditions

1.       Please read these terms carefully before using this website (“Site”). Your use of this Site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which take effect on the first day of use of this Site.

2.       Age Scotland reserves the right to change these terms and conditions by posting the changes online. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

3.       These terms and conditions apply to any site under the control of Age Scotland and from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.

4.       Copyright in the material is owned by Age Scotland and its content suppliers. Age Scotland has made every effort to gain copyright for all written material on this Site. Any person who owns the copyright for material published on this Site, please contact us.

5.       Unauthorised use of the material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or publication without the prior written consent of Age Scotland or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited. Documents (including information, images, photos, logos, names and icons) may not be downloaded, altered or adapted for any purpose except for personal, non-commercial use without the prior written permission of the copyright holders. Should Age Scotland receive any complaint with regard to third party material on this Site, it will review the matter and remove material at its sole discretion. Age Scotland will have no further liability to either party in such instance.

6.       Many of the photographs of adults or children used within this Site to illustrate the work of Age Scotland are posed by models and do not depict actual situations. Others are photographs that have been supplied to us, or taken by us, with consent to appear on the Site.  If you would like to ask that a photograph be removed, please contact us.

7.       Materials on this Site are provided for the purposes of information or reporting only and should not be relied upon. Independent advice should be sought on financial, legal and medical matters.

8.       A licence is required to use Intellectual Property of the Age Scotland name and logo. Age Scotland shall consider such requests at its sole discretion. To request a licence, contact us.

9.       Links to third party websites on this Site are provided solely as a convenience to you. Age Scotland is not responsible for the contents or the reliability of linked third-party websites, either to or from the Age Scotland Site, and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. Any website wanting to create a link to the Age Scotland Site, or to request a link to be created to them, must contact us.

10.   If there is a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and/or specific terms of use appearing on this Site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

11.   You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Site by any third party. Such restriction and inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive material or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this Site.

12.   If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this Site must be terminated immediately.

13.   Age Scotland does not accept liability for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, or any damages whatsoever arising out of, or in connection with the use or loss of use of this Site.

14.   While Age Scotland endeavours to ensure that the Site is available 24 hours a day, this is not guaranteed. Age Scotland does not warrant that the functions contained in the material in this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. Age Scotland may make changes to the materials on this Site, or to the information, products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials on this Site may be out of date, and Age Scotland makes no commitment to update the Materials on this Site.

15.   These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any disputes arising here shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

16.   Any questions regarding the Site can be addressed by contacting us.