Terms and Conditions
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site
These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.stewartmilne.com (“site”).
The site operated by Stewart Milne Group Limited ("we" / “us”). We are registered in Scotland under company number SC057709 and have our registered office at Peregrine House, Mosscroft Avenue, Westhill Business Park, Westhill, Aberdeen, AB32 6TQ. Our VAT number is 296 8694 77. We can be contacted by telephone on 01224 747000.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated in February 2020.
We aim to update our site regularly and we reserve the right to update or remove content from time to time to reflect changes to our products and/or services or for business or operational reasons. The content of this site is subject to change without notice.
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
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. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use or as otherwise permitted under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (sections 28 to 30) (including for the purposes of viewing it on your computer, research for non-commercial purposes, private study, criticism, review and news reporting).
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. Nothing in these terms and condition allows you to licence any of our intellectual property rights or those of a third party.
“STEWART MILNE” and “STEWART Milne M” are UK registered trade marks of Stewart Milne Group Limited. You are not permitted to use them without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under Clause 8.
- 10. Do not rely on information on this site.
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Recruitment partners may link to our home page, provided they do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
Recruitment partners 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 to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 13. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you.
- We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
If you are a business:
- We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
- We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site or linked website.
- In particular, we will not be liable for: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer:
- Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs, viruses or harmful code.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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. 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 site will cease immediately.
We do not guarantee that any email you send us will be received. Email is not a secure form of communication and can be intercepted by third parties, therefore emails sent to us are not confidential. Any information sent by you to us by email is done so at your own risk, and you should carefully consider its sensitivity before transmitting it. If in doubt, you may wish to write to or telephone us instead. Any information emailed by you to us may be shared with or sent to the appropriate division, department or group company.
- 17. Which country's laws apply to any disputes?
Please note that these terms and conditions, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by Scots law. You and we both agree that the courts of Scotland will have exclusive jurisdiction.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you are a consumer and you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, or if you are resident of England and Wales, you may also bring proceedings in England and Wales.