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Website Terms and Conditions

These General Terms & Conditions (referred to herein as “Terms & Conditions”) set out important information regarding your rights, obligations and the restrictions that apply when you use our online services which we make available (which includes, amongst other things, audio visual content, text, photographs, forums, blogs, forums, advertising and other services) (“Services”) at the website  (the “Website”).

These Terms & Conditions govern the relationship between you and Scottish Fans when you access and use our Website and Services. We reserve the right to update these Terms & Conditions via the Website at any time and at our sole discretion.

Any reference to “you” or “your”, means you as user of the Website and Services. Any reference to “we”, “us”, “our” or “Scottish Fans” is to Scottish Fans in examination (under the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1990). For our contact details please see the end of these Terms & Conditions.

By accessing and continuing to use the Website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms & Conditions – so you should read them carefully. If you do not agree with any part of our Terms & Conditions then you should immediately cease to use our Website and/or any Services.

You may be asked to agree to further terms and conditions when using specific Services for example entering competitions promoted by us or our partners on the Website, submitting materials, subscriptions, or purchasing content or other goods via the Website. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms & Conditions and any such terms and conditions, the latter terms and conditions shall prevail.

Child Supervision

If you’re under 18 years old, please get a parent’s or guardian’s permission before using our Website. In the event that any user of our Website and Services is under 18 (and so a minor), then we would advise that a parent, or guardian of the minor, supervises his/her use of the Website at all times. It is the parent’s or guardian’s responsibility to determine which of the Services is appropriate for their child. Extra care and caution should be given when revealing personal information in respect of a child.

Fair Use Policy – Restrictions on Use of the Website/Services

In accessing and the material or content made available by Scottish Fans via the Website and Services, you shall only do so for your own personal, non-commercial use.

You agree to comply with these Terms & Conditions at all times when using our Services and all applicable laws and regulations, together with any specific usage rules that may be posted on the Website in relation to any material and content that you access via the Services.

You may not use the Website or Services in any way that may lead to the encouragement, procurement or carrying out of any criminal or unlawful activity, or cause distress, harm or inconvenience to any other person.

You will not do anything (such as release a computer ‘virus’) that may cause damage to the Services or our servers, systems or equipment or those of third parties, nor access or attempt to access any users’ data or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Website’s security measures.

We reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate your access to any part, or all, of the Website at any time at our sole discretion and without notice to you.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights in this Website and all material or content made available by Scottish Fans via the Website (excluding any Submissions by users (in respect of which see below) shall remain at all times the property of Scottish Fans or Scottish Fans’ licensors. We reserve all our rights in respect of our own material and content on the Website.

The names, images and logos identifying us, companies in Scottish Fans in examination (under the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1990), our partners or third parties and our/their products and services contained in the Website and the Services are proprietary marks and may not be reproduced or otherwise used without express permission.

Nothing contained in these Terms & Conditions shall be construed as conferring by implication any licence or right to use any trade mark, patent, design right or copyright of Scottish Fans or of any third party.

Notice and Take Down

We reserve the right to remove any material which is submitted by users which we believe is infringing a third party’s intellectual property rights. In the event that you believe your intellectual property rights are infringed by any material contained on the Website, then please inform us with the appropriate information to identify the material and the reasons you allege your rights are being infringed to


You may be required to register your details for certain Services and open a user account that you can then use to access and log on to use those Services. You promise to follow any specific terms and conditions that may apply to any such Service.


We advise that you never reveal via the Services any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example: telephone number, home address or email address). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your details when using our Services.

Links To Other Websites and Services

This Website contains links to other third party websites and services through advertising or otherwise and we have no control over those third party websites or services and are not responsible for their contents. We do not endorse the material contained in their websites or services, and have no association with their operators It is your sole responsibility to view and agree to the Terms & Conditions of those third party websites and advertisers, and you agree that we are not liable in any way for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your using any such third party websites or advertisers.

Limitation On Liability

We provide the Website and Services to You on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis, and we do not guarantee the availability of the Website or Services. We make no representations or promises that the Website or the Services will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. It is solely your responsibility to maintain adequate anti-virus software on your personal computer at all times whilst accessing the Website and the Services. We reserve the right to temporarily suspend (and without notice) the Website and any part of the  Services. We will not be liable to you or to any other person in the event that all or any part of the Website or Services is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

We do not accept any liability for:

  • any damage or loss caused to you where you are not entering into these Terms & Conditions as a consumer;
  • any damage to your computer, any software or for any loss of data that results from your use of the Website and / or Services;
  • any failure, any suspension and/or any termination of access to the Services or any content in connection with or arising out of any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control, or compliance with any applicable laws or regulations; and/or
  • any claims brought against you by a third party except as stated in these Terms & Conditions.

Any views expressed in any content, material, blog or forum which is uploaded by you or other users of the Services on the Website whether as a Submission or otherwise do not reflect Scottish Fans’ views and are not in any way guaranteed or endorsed by us.

Nothing in these Terms & Conditions will:

  • restrict your statutory rights as a consumer
  • limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or for fraud

These Terms & Conditions shall not make us responsible for any damage or loss caused to you where such damage or loss is not reasonably foreseeable to you and us when you use the Services, including where the damage or loss results from our breach of these Terms & Conditions.

You agree to compensate us in respect of any damages suffered by us or any of our losses resulting from any claim made by a third party in each case in respect of any matter arising from your use of the Website and/or the Services in breach of these Terms & Conditions or from your violation of any applicable law or regulation.

You agree not to give any indication that you have any commercial relationship with us, or that you are our agent or that we have endorsed any submission you may make.


Our Privacy Policy posted on our Website contains important information about the use of your personal data and other information regarding your privacy, and is incorporated in full into these Terms & Conditions by reference hereto.


These Terms & Conditions along with any rights and/or licenses granted, may be assigned by Us without restriction, but may not be transferred in any way or assigned by you to any third party.


If any provision of these Terms & Conditions shall be found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of these Terms & Conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms & Conditions are available in English only and shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Disputes arising in connection with these Terms & Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.


These Terms & Conditions were last updated on 3rd February 2009. Please note that we may update and amend these Terms & Conditions from time to time and any changes will be posted on the Website and it is your responsibility to check for updates. We recommend that you print and store or save a copy of these Terms & Conditions for future reference.

Contact Details

You can email us with any questions, queries or complaints at

Competition Terms & Conditions

Only one entrant by person will be eligible. There is no charge for website entries. Scottish Fans does not accept responsibility for any incorrectly addressed entries. Entries must not be sent in through agents or third parties.

If you are under the age of 18, you must obtain permission from a parent/guardian before entering and should you win a prize containing travel a parent/guardian will be required to accompany you.

Please refer to individual competitions for closing dates. Results will be announced the following week and Scottish Fans will endeavour to deliver the prize to the winner(s) within twenty eight (28) days from the date of the draw, unless otherwise specified.

The prize-winner(s) will be drawn randomly, and contacted by Scottish Fans on the phone number or email address provided when entering the competition. The winner will have a maximum of 3 days in which to claim his or her prize. Failure to respond within the fixed time period as specified and/or provide an address for delivery of the prize may result in forfeiture of the prize. If the winner fails to answer the call promptly or if the line is engaged or if for any other reason successful contact is not made, or they do not respond within the time specified, or if for any reason the call is interrupted in any way which is beyond the control of Scottish Fans then Scottish Fans reserve the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant and thereafter until a winner is found.

Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred.

There will be no cash alternatives.

Scottish Fans does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries.

This competition is not open to employees or contractors of Scottish Fans. or any person directly or indirectly involved in the organisation or running of the competition, or their direct family members.

The Web Editor’s decision is final in every situation including any not covered above and no correspondence will be entered into.

Scottish Fans reserves the right in the event of circumstances arising outside of their control which in their opinion makes it necessary to cancel the competition at any stage.

Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition.

This agreement is governed by Scots Law unless otherwise indicated elsewhere.

It is assumed that by entering competitions, which, if won, could result in time off work, the entrant’s employer is in agreement to time off. When dates are specified they cannot be altered.

The Winner(s) hereby agree to take part in any reasonable publicity requested by Scottish Fans or our partners. in connection with the Competition.

Competitions are open to entrants outside of the Scotland. However, competition prizes involving travel or match tickets are presumed to start and finish from the Scotland, and competition winners domiciled outside the Scotland will have to make their own travel arrangements to take up their prize

The prizes are non-transferable and there are no alternatives. Scottish Fans may substitute a prize for an alternative of the same or comparable value if it, in its sole discretion, deems necessary.

A hard copy set of these terms and conditions or the name of the winner can be obtained by writing to Scottish Fans enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

No purchase necessary.

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