Please read these terms carefully before using this website.
Using this website, whether as visitor or member, indicates that you accept these terms and the terms of the documents referred to in these terms. If you do not accept these terms and the terms of the documents referred to in these terms, do not use this website.
Who Are We?
The Scottish Potters Association (“the SPA”) operates this website. The SPA is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, registered with the OSCR in Scotland with SCIO number SC048850 whose registered office is at 22 Broomhill Avenue, Aberdeen, AB10 6JY.
Use of Website
The SPA authorises you to view and download the materials on this website for your personal use. You may not modify the materials on this website in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public and/or commercial purposes. The only exception is where you are a member and have uploaded materials to your member’s page. Members of the SPA can modify any materials they have uploaded.
Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire website, to our members who have registered with us.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions.
For purposes of these terms, any use of the materials from this website is prohibited elsewhere for any purpose. The materials on this website are copyright protected and any unauthorised use of any materials on this website may violate copyright, and other intellectual property rights of the SPA and/or its members. If you breach any of these terms, your authorisation to use this website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.
Other than personal data, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this website (including information in the members' area which is not personal data) will be considered non-confidential. The SPA will have no obligations with respect to such communications. The SPA will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications and all data and text embodied therein for any and all non-commercial purposes.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user or any third party, whether or not on your behalf, on our website.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with these terms and conditions. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other harassing, distressing, offensive or illegal material that would violate the laws of Scotland or any other relevant law or regulation.
You further warrant that any material or information posted on our website is your own work and you have the right to post it on our website, that the same is not defamatory and does not infringe any law and shall indemnify and keep indemnified the SPA against all costs, damages and expenses incurred by us as a result of your breach of this warranty.
Links To Other Web Sites
Links to third party websites and micro sites operated by SPA members on this website are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this website. The SPA has not reviewed all of these third party and micro sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of those third party and micro sites or their content.
Thus, the SPA does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party or micro sites linked to this website, you do this entirely at your own risk.
Linking to our Website
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms and conditions.
If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please address your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment Terms for membership through our Website
Payment methods –Debit Card/Credit Card (except Diners Card)
Membership Renewal - For continuous membership and services, payment is required prior to renewal date.
Event booking - Payment in full required at time of booking. Cancellations giving less than 48 hours’ notice – 100% of fee will be retained. Cancellations made more than 48 hours before the event will be refunded less the booking fee.
THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COMPATABILTY, SECURITY OR ACCURACY.
The SPA further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials, information or services on this website and does not intend that any reliance be placed on them. All liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the materials, information and/or services provided by the SPA on our website, whether by a visitor, member or third party is disclaimed.
The SPA may make changes to the materials, information and services detailed on this website, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials, information and services on this website may be out of date, and the SPA makes no commitment to update the materials, information and services on this website. Information published on this website may refer to products, programmes or services that are no longer available.
Consult your Membership documents for information regarding the products and services that may be available to you. We aim to update our website regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website or close it indefinitely.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED IN LAW IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPA, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER WHETHER FORESEEN, FORESEEABLE OR NOT, (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INCOME, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF REPUTATION, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF:
THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE;
ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH WEBSITES;
WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IF YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF. 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 OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
IF YOU ARE A CONSUMER VISITING OUR WEBSITE PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR USE IS FOR PRIVATE PURPOSES ONLY. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE IT FOR ANY BUSINESS OR COMMERCIAL USE AND WE WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
Information About You and Your Visits to Our Website
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your device (eg a computer or smartphone) when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
You must not misuse our website 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 website, the server on which website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website 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 (as amended). 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 a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technology harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
The SPA makes no representation that materials or services on our website are appropriate or available for use outside the United Kingdom, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services on this website or copy or adapt in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation laws and regulations applicable in Scotland. If you choose to access this website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
Completion and signature of the SPA Membership Application form signifies acceptance that the SPA can contact you (the member) using the telephone or email details supplied. The application also signifies that the member agrees to contact the SPA if they register with the telephone or email preference service (or its successors). Further information on this can be found at http://www.tpsonline.org.uk
The SPA may revise these terms at any time by updating them. You should visit this page of our website from time to time to review the then-current terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages on this website.
These terms were last updated on 20 March 2020.
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