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Terms and Conditions of use

Terms and Conditions of use

This Craft Scotland website is operated by Craft Scotland, a company registered in Scotland with Company Number SC270245. Our registered office is situated at 15 Coburg Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6ET. We can be contacted on +44 (0)131 466 3870, and by email on

These conditions of use for the use of this website are set out below, and should be read carefully before you use the site. We hope that you will revisit the website and we recommend that you check these terms and conditions every now and again as we may make some changes to them. Your continued use of the site confirms your acceptance of our conditions of use.


The contents of these pages, including all web design, text, graphics and their arrangement and selection along with the source code and software are copyright Craft Scotland and its agents, providers or affiliates. Please see the section on User Generated Material below for information on content provided by others.

However, reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this website may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other design, logo, website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other).

User Generated Material

Craft Scotland invite content contributions for various sections of the website, including the ‘Find Craft’ ‘What’s On’ and ‘Craft News’ areas. These contributions may include text, photographs, graphics, video or audio.

If you submit content to Craft Scotland:

  • You must allow us to use the material in your contribution in any way we may reasonably choose, on a free-of-charge basis, in any media throughout the world. This normally extends to the Craft Scotland websites and social networking sites, but may also include other offline and online activity.
  • You agree that Craft Scotland may edit or delete the content you provide at any time at our sole discretion, although we have no obligation to review the information you provide.
  • Craft Scotland reserve the right to remove any of your contributions if we believe that they do not comply with these Terms and Conditions.
  • You understand that material submitted that does not fall within the Craft Scotland remit - namely exhibitions outside Scotland or events/news unrelated to craft - will not normally be published.
  • Any copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material you contribute in any way including allowing others to use it.
  • Any content you add to the website will be factually accurate and/or be your genuinely held belief or opinion that is based on facts.
  • Any content you add to the website will not be defamatory, obscene or offensive.
  • Any content you add to the website will not infringe the copyright, trademarks or any other intellectual property rights of another person. *
  • You also confirm that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under 16.

* We understand that third parties may submit details of events and news to the Craft Scotland website on behalf of people and places who hold the copyright. In these cases, all parties involved must grant Craft Scotland permission to use the contributions in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

If you do not want to grant Craft Scotland permission to use your contributions in accordance with our Terms and Conditions, please do not share with or submit them to the Craft Scotland website.

Users who submit material deemed as spam will be deleted.

Comments and Forums

Comments made on pages and contributions to the forums must be respectful, civil and tasteful. You agree to use the comments and forums in a way that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of the website.

The following are examples (but not an exhaustive list) of behaviour/action which is prohibited on any parts of the Craft Scotland website, including in comments or on the user forums:

  • anything abusive or threatening
  • material which is sexist, racist, homophobic, obscene or likely to harass or cause distress or be disruptive
  • swear words or other language likely to offend
  • spamming
  • multiple posting
  • advertising
  • impersonation

Craft Scotland normally employ reactive moderation on comments and forums, which means that comments are usually only checked if a complaint is made about them. If you see a comment that you think may break one of the rules listed above or is otherwise unsuitable, please use the ‘report' link beside the comment to alert a moderator.

Linking to Craft Scotland

We encourage you to link to any of our web pages, providing you do so responsibly. This means that:

  • If we ask you to remove or change a link to our websites, you do so as soon as possible.
  • The website you are linking from must not contain offensive, obscene or defamatory material, and must not infringe anyone’s copyright, trademarks or other similar rights.
  • If anyone clicks on the link you provide to our websites, it must open our website in a new page and not within a frame on your website.
  • You should include the words ‘Craft Scotland’ in your link anchor text.


Although the information contained in this website is given in good faith and is correct at the time of posting, we do not warrant that the information will always be complete, accurate, up-to-date or reliable. If we make a mistake, we will do our best to put things right as soon as possible.

We make no warranty or representation that the use of this website will be uninterrupted or error free or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

We assume no responsibility or liabilities for any information published on this website and further disclaim all liability in respect of such information. In particular, we hereby exclude all liability for any claims, losses, and demands or damages whatsoever in relation to any information, content, advertisements, procedures, products or methods contained in or referred to in the material published on the site.

We will not be able to compensate you for any loss you may suffer as a result of:

  • any mistake we make with the content on our websites;
  • any parts of our websites being unavailable or inaccessible;
  • your use of any organisation’s website that you can access from our websites (including any purchase from that organisation and any use they make of the personal data you provide to them);
  • the downloading of any material from any of our websites; and
  • Incorrect User Generated Content.

If anyone complains about your use of our websites or the content you add to our websites, you agree that we can control the handling of any such dispute and that you will fully support and co-operate with this.

You agree that you will not try to access any confidential information (including usernames and passwords) of any other person.

Privacy Policy

Please read the content of our Privacy Policy which is published on a separate page.


Please read our Cookie Policy, which is published on a separate page.

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