Website Terms and Conditions of Use

This website (the “Site”) is provided by ProjectScotland. Use of the Site is governed by these terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”). Please read them now. By using the Site you indicate that you accept the Terms and Conditions and that you agree to abide by them. If you are not willing to accept these Terms and Conditions you may not use the Site.

Access to the Site

Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Site (or any part thereof) without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.


The Site and its contents are for general information only and are provided “as is”. We make no warranties, representations or undertakings about:

  • any of the content of the Site (including, without limitation, the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content); or
  • any content of any other third party website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through the Site.

We make no guarantees that the Site is free from so called computer viruses. It is strongly recommended that you check for such viruses before downloading it or its contents.


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.

Links to third party websites are for your convenience only. Such websites are operated and controlled by third parties and their inclusion does not imply any endorsement or approval by us of the materials on such websites.


We accept no liability for any claims, penalties, loss or expenses arising from: any reliance placed on the content of the Site; the use or inability to use the Site; the downloading of any materials from the Site; or any unauthorised access to or alteration to the Site. This clause shall not exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of ProjectScotland.


The content of the Site (including, but not limited to all text and artwork) is protected by copyright. The copyright is owned by ProjectScotland or is otherwise licensed from a third party for use by ProjectScotland.

You may view or download any part of the Site for private purposes, but you are not permitted, without our permission, to:

  • store the Site, or any part of the Site, for any other purpose;
  • print copies of the Site, or any part of the Site, for any other purpose;
  • reproduce, copy or transmit the Site, or any part of the Site, in any way, for any other purpose or in any other medium.

All other rights which are not specifically granted are reserved.

Privacy Policy

Please read our Privacy Policy for details of how we use information about you.

Changes to the Site

We aim to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Changes to the Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to amend or replace the Terms and Conditions at any time.


The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of Scotland and any disputes that may arise will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Competition T&C’s

ProjectScotland Competition Terms and Conditions – Please read these competition rules carefully. If you enter one of our competitions, we will assume that you have read these rules and that you agree to them.

  1. To enter a competition you must be: (a) UK resident; and (b) 18 years old or over at the time of entry.
  2. Competitions are not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of ProjectScotland
  3. No purchase necessary.
  4. Only one entry per person.
  5. Sending an e-mail is not proof that we have received your entry. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed, or which are not received for any reason.
  6. Where a question is involved, the winner will be the entrant who answers the question(s) correctly or whose answer is selected to be the best of the entries by the judges. Otherwise the winner(s) is/are selected at random by ProjectScotland. All results are final.
  7. The closing date is as specified in each competition, and ProjectScotland reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.
  8. If you win a competition, we will notify you in the most convenient way, as soon as is practically possible.
  9. If we do not announce competition winners you can find out who has won a particular competition by sending a stamped addressed envelope, marked with the name of the competition to ProjectScotland, 20 Hopetoun Street, Edinburgh.
  10. By entering the competition the winner agrees to participate in such promotional activity and material as ProjectScotland may require.
  11. The panel of judges for each competition will be comprised of members of the marketing team or of a relevant department of ProjectScotland.
  12. The prize will not be transferable to another person.
  13. No part of a prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.
  14. If an advertised prize is not available, we reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
  15. Incorrectly completed entries will be disqualified.
  16. Competitions are being run by ProjectScotland of 20 Hopetoun Street, Edinburgh. ProjectScotland is a registered charity (SC035464) and a company limited by guarantee (SC267476) (“ProjectScotland”).
  17. Please read our Privacy Policy which tells you how we use any personal information we may collect about you by entering a competition.
  18. ProjectScotland reserves the right to amend these rules at any time. ProjectScotland may also create rules that will apply to a specific competition only. If we do this we will publish the amended competition rules and/or specific competition rules on the relevant competition page.
  19. ProjectScotland will endeavour to send prizes within a month of the competition end date but cannot guarantee their delivery.

Recommend Your Friend T&C’s and Eligibility requirements

a. ProjectScotland Recommend Your Friend (“Programme”) is available to all existing ProjectScotland volunteers and to all individuals who have volunteered with ProjectScotland within the previous 3 years (“Referring Volunteers”), from the date of a referral submission on the ProjectScotland application form, and provided they meet the further eligibility requirements.

b. A referral (“Volunteer Referral”) is an individual who signs up to volunteer with ProjectScotland and completes at least three weeks (21 day period) of volunteering for at least 30 hours per 7 day period. ProjectScotland and its partners decision on whether a successful volunteer referral has been made, and whether a reward is eligible, is final.

c. For each Referral only one reward will be allocated to the Referring Volunteer. Each Referring volunteer can claim up to a maximum of three rewards for referral’s in any one year from the time of the first referral.

d. Referral rewards accrued in the ProjectScotland Recommend Your Friend Programme account will be valid for 12 months from notification of reward. If unredeemed after 12 months, the offer will expire and be unavailable to the Referring Volunteer.

e. Rewards are listed on the ProjectScotland website. Where rewards are no longer available ProjectScotland reserves the right to make alternative rewards to referring volunteers.

f. The Recommend Your Friend Programme and any use of The Website or its competitions are subject to the ‘terms and conditions’ of The Website and the privacy policy and terms and conditions as described on the Website.

g. ProjectScotland reserves the right to terminate the Programme or change the terms at its own discretion at any time.

h. ProjectScotland’s decisions in relation to the Recommend Your Friend programme are final.

Donation Refund Policy

We operate a refund policy. If by chance you should donate in error, please inform us at info@projectscotland.co.uk within seven days so that a refund can be made to your cards account.

You will need to provide in full the details of your transaction and show a copy of the “digital receipt” that was emailed to you at the time of donating.

Thank you for visiting the Site.

September 2014