Terms and Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
News and information on shetlandtimes.co.uk and all other websites published by The Shetland Times Ltd (“we” or “the company”) is provided free of charge on the basis that the company disclaims any warranty in material published. While taking all reasonable care to ensure that news and information (including that published from outside sources) is accurate the company accepts no liability for any error or omission and can accept no direct, incidental or consequential loss or damages arising from its publication.
All material published is copyright of The Shetland Times Ltd and/or the original authors, photographers or providers. Material is provided for the use of individual readers only and may be accessed (and printed) for your personal use only. It must not be used, copied, distributed or republished in any form or on any other website or commercial service without the prior permission of the company. This will require a suitable acknowledgement and may require payment. Requests for permission should go to firstname.lastname@example.org. While we welcome all normal links to our sites we regard “deep linking” as an infringement of our copyright. To link to our sites see links information below.
The images on the website are copyright protected. The purchase of an image does not carry with it the right to make a reproduction of it in any form without the prior written consent of the photographer and the prior payment of a reproduction fee.
Other than detailed below, we will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your permission.
The exceptions are:
- Information required to process and deliver orders.
- If we believe that the law requires it.
- If required to identify or take action to prevent or stop infringements of our terms and conditions, interference with our intellectual property, copyright, websites or those of our users, information providers, contributors or internet service providers.
Site user statistics are compiled from data which may include your details but in an aggregated form which does not identify your personal information.
Data Protection Act 1998
We are required by law to comply with the eight enforceable principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. We have notified the Data Protection Commissioner, in broad terms, of the personal information processed by the company. For more information of your rights under the Data Protection Act and to inspect our notification go to www.ico.gov.uk. Our registration is in the name of The Shetland Times Ltd – Registration number Z5258228.
Links to external sites
Linking to our websites
You are welcome to link to shetlandtimes.co.uk provided the form of the link makes it clear that it is to an external site. We would prefer links to go to the shetlandtimes home page or the first page of any of the main sections of the site (i.e. Shetland Visitor, News, Shetland Directory, etc). Linking to other sections or pages runs the risk of your site containing broken links as we do not offer any warranty regarding location addresses which may be changed at any time. If you have a specific request on the form of link or the location to which it is directed contact email@example.com. We regard “deep linking” as an infringement of our copyright.
To get a link from shetlandtimes.co.uk
We provide links to many other sites, principally in the Shetland Visitor and the Shetland Directory. If you would like us to consider putting a link to your site e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org including a brief description of the content of your site. We reserve the right to refuse or discontinue any free link at any time without notice or giving reason.
Another warning: We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.