RDT Website use

General

This Website is owned and operated by The Ross Development Trust, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered as a Charity in Scotland No.SC046873, registered office 32 Hailes Avenue, Edinburgh EH13 0LY

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions “We”, “Our” and “Us” refers to The Ross Development Trust. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully before using this Website. Your use of this Website indicates your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Data protection

Any personal information you supply to Us when you use this Website will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

Terms of use

Basis of use of website

In using this website you agree that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and you agree to them. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions you are not authorised to use this website.

Your use of the website

You agree that your use of the website shall be in accordance with the following conditions. You will not express opinions that are vulgar, crude, racist, sexist or otherwise offensive.

You will not submit to the website or to any associated online platforms owned by the The Ross Development Trust any message, e-mail or other communication that contains material which does not belong to you without the owner’s express permission or which contains information that to the best of your knowledge is untrue, incorrect or misleading.

Third party websites

We accept no liability or responsibility for the information services or content of third party websites which are linked to this website. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about relevant information, services, donor programmes and other initiatives run by the Ross Development Trust and its partners. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns using subscriber data and run by The Ross Development Trust may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This is by no far a comprehensive list.

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Our warranty

Although we have taken all reasonable care to make sure that the information available on this website is correct, we are providing this website on an “as is” basis. We make no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the information contained on this website. The information on this website may be inaccurate, incorrect, incomplete, out of date, or unsuitable for any purpose. You must check all such information with us before you take any action in reliance upon it.

Our liability to you

On condition of us allowing you free access to the material on this website you accept that we shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by your reliance on the information on this website except to the extent we are unable to do so by law. This is a comprehensive exclusion of liability and includes all losses, damages, costs and expenses of any kind including loss of profit, economic loss, loss of goodwill and all and any direct, indirect or consequential loss of any kind. The exclusions and restrictions of liability contained in these terms and conditions are considered reasonable by you.

Intellectual property

All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in all material or content in this website shall at all times remain our property or that of our licensors. You are allowed to use this material and content of the website as expressly authorised by us or our licensee. You may not copy, modify, distribute, reproduce, transmit, license, publish, use or resell the information or incorporate into any other work, part or all of the material available on the website in any form except that you may:

Print or download extracts of the material on this website for your personal non-commercial use.

Copy the material on this website for the purpose of sending to individual third parties for their personal non-commercial information, provided that you acknowledge us as the source of the material and that you inform the third parties that these conditions apply to them and that they must comply with them. You will notify us immediately, if you become aware that any third party infringes our intellectual property rights.

General

Each of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions shall be construed as being independent of every other and if any provision contained in the terms and conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to the limitations on liability, such determination shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the terms and conditions which shall continue in effect.

Our website is operated and controlled from the United Kingdom and these terms and conditions and your use of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland.

The Ross Development Trust, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered as a Charity in Scotland No.SC046873, registered office 32 Hailes Avenue, Edinburgh EH13 0LY.