Terms of Service
Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of service of use which govern our relationship with you in relation to this web site. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
The term ‘we’ or ‘SBS’ means The Scottish Bible Society, the owner of the website whose registered office is Bible House, 7 Hampton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5XU, and Registered Scottish Charity Number is SC010767 (“us” and “our” will be construed accordingly).
The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website (and “your” will be construed accordingly).
Use of this website
Unless otherwise stated, SBS owns the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view website pages, download website pages and print website pages for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of malicious computer software.
You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
Copyright and License
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.
You are granted a licence to use the material contained in this website subject to the restrictions described in these terms and conditions.
You are granted a licence to download, store, view, edit, use, reproduce, copy, print, any material contained in this website for your own personal purposes, and you may share content on social media in order to publicise our events, churches and ministries.
You are not permitted to:
- republish material from this website (including republication on another website).
- sell, rent, license, sublicense, lease, distribute, copy, duplicate, publish or reproduce material from the website and any material or any part thereof for use by any third party.
- exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose.
- use any material in any way that is unlawful or in breach of any person’s legal rights under any applicable law, or in any way that is offensive, indecent, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable.
If you breach these terms and conditions in any way then the licence granted to you will be automatically terminated upon such breach and SBS may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Upon the termination of the licence, you will promptly and irrevocably delete from your computer systems and other electronic devices all copies of the material and any part thereof in your possession or control and will permanently destroy any paper or other copies of the material and any part thereof in your possession or control.
SBS reserves the right to exclude any person from using its website and material contained therein where a breach of these terms & conditions is suspected.
All material contained in this website is and remain the copyright of SBS.
You must retain and must not delete or remove all copyright notices and other proprietary notices placed by us on any material.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website
This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. SBS makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website, or the information and material provided on this website.
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only and it is subject to change without prior notice.
SBS does not warrant that this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or that the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.
SBS does not provide any warranty as to the suitability of the information and material found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. Your use of any information or material on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
You acknowledge that information and material found or offered on this website may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
Limitations and Exclusions of Liability
To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided, our liability to you in relation to the use of our website or under or in connection with these terms and conditions, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows: SBS and its employees will not be liable to you for any loss or damage of any nature whether arising directly or indirectly from the use of or reliance on information obtained from this website; SBS and its employees will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage and will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information.
Nothing in these terms and conditions will limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these terms and conditions are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
If you breach these terms and conditions, you will be held fully responsible for any loss suffered by The Scottish Bible Society as result of such breach and will be held accountable for all profits made from breaching these terms and conditions.
You agree to indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.
This website may contain links to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by us. SBS is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. SBS provides these links for your convenience only but does not endorse the material on these sites.
The failure by SBS to enforce at any time or for any period any one or more of the terms and conditions shall not be a waiver of them or the right at any time subsequently to enforce all terms and conditions.
If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be found by any court to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of these terms and conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is so found to be invalid or unenforceable but would be valid or enforceable if some parts of the provision were deleted, the provision in question shall apply with such modification(s) as may be necessary to make it valid and enforceable.
SBS may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
Exclusion of Third-Party Rights
These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
Jurisdiction and Governing Law
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots law. Any dispute, claim or matter arising out of, or relating to, these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.