Website terms and conditions
Please read these terms carefully before using this website. Using this website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms and conditions ("terms"), do not use this website. By clicking on the button that stipulates agreement to the following terms and by using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement.
Welcome to the Scottish Viewpoint website. Below are the Terms that govern your use of this site.
These terms constitute a legal agreement between you and Scottish Viewpoint. ("Scottish Viewpoint" "we" or "our"). Please read this agreement ("agreement") in its entirety before you continue to use this website or download any image. If you do not agree, discontinue using the site.
Ownership of our Website
This website is owned and operated by Scottish Viewpoint. All of the content featured or displayed on this website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and software ("Content"), is owned by Scottish Viewpoint, its licensors and its content providers.
Protection of Intellectual Property
All elements of Scottish Viewpoint’s websites, including, but not limited to, the general design and the Content, are protected by trademarking, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. Except as explicitly permitted under this or another agreement with Scottish Viewpoint or one of its subsidiaries, no portion or element of this website or its Content may be copied or retransmitted via any means and this website, its Content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of Scottish Viewpoint or its licensors unless otherwise expressly agreed.
Indemnification for Breach
You agree to indemnify Scottish Viewpoint, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and licensors against any losses, expenses, costs or damages howsoever incurred by any or all of them as a result of your breach of the Terms of this Agreement or your unauthorised use of the Content and related rights.
How you may use the content on this website
Images, other than comp images, may only be used commercially once you have entered into a licence agreement and paid the relevant fee. Comp images may only be used for your internal layouts for sample purposes or for proofing presentations to end clients.
Scottish Viewpoint’s copyright notice and image identification reference which appear in the Image file must remain with your digital copy of the Image at all times. You will retain the copyright notice, the name of Scottish Viewpoint and the respective artist, the respective RM or RF Image reference and any other information or metadata that is embedded in the electronic file that comprises any Image which you have downloaded from the Website or otherwise received from Scottish Viewpoint. Failure to maintain the integrity of the copyright information will constitute a breach of this Agreement.
Scottish Viewpoint does not grant you any licence to use these Images in any final materials distributed either internally or externally by yourself or your company, including any electronic or online system. Except for this limited, internal testing and sample use, Scottish Viewpoint grants you no other rights, and you may not distribute, sublicense or make available for use or distribution any comp images.
Scottish Viewpoint will only issue high resolution images for "comps" or layout purposes only after a separate agreement is entered into.
Copyright Infringement Policy
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ( “DMCA” ) and other applicable laws, Scottish Viewpoint has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at Scottish Viewpoint's sole discretion, account holders who infringe the intellectual property rights of Scottish Viewpoint or any third party.
If you believe that any material on the Scottish Viewpoint website infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement as set forth below:
Scottish Viewpoint Legal Department
64 Polwarth Gardens
Edinburgh EH11 1LL
Phone: +44 (0)131 622 7174
Fax: +44 (0)131 622 7175
Notification must include the following information:
Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
The exact URL, Scottish Viewpoint image reference number or a description of where the material is located;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the content you claim infringes your copyright interest was copied without your authorization or that of
the copyright owner or his/her/its agent.
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's and that you do not with the content to be displayed in future on the site.
If you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner, you must provide an electronic or physical signature.
Model and Property Releases
Scottish Viewpoint gives no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the existence of any Release associated with the Image.
Scottish Viewpoint gives no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the use of names, trademarks, logos, uniforms, registered or copyrighted designs
You must satisfy yourself that all necessary rights, consents or permissions as may be required for Reproduction of the Image have been secured.
Data Protection Disclaimer
The information you supply on the registration form will be kept on a database for purposes as registered under the Data Protection Act.
When you visit the Scottish Viewpoint website, we place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store on your web browser and later retrieve. The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookie.
Cookies enable this website to recognise the information you have consented to give to this website, such as the Lightboxes you have created, and help us determine what portions of this website are most appropriate for your professional needs. As a result, cookies will allow you to retrieve previous image search results, access Lightboxes with ease, and view your previous invoices.
This website and its content are provided "as is" and Scottish Viewpoint excludes to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law any warranty, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose. the functions embodied on, or in the materials of, this website are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error. You, not Scottish Viewpoint, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction due to your use of this website.
Except as specifically stated in these Terms, or as otherwise required by applicable law, neither Scottish Viewpoint nor its directors, employees, licensors, content providers, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for damages of any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to use, or the performance of this website or the Content whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
There may be links to other websites from the Scottish Viewpoint website; however, these other websites are not controlled by Scottish Viewpoint and we are not responsible for any content contained on any such website or any loss suffered by you in relation to your use of such websites. You waive any and all claims against Scottish Viewpoint regarding the inclusion of links to outside websites or your use of those websites.
Scottish Viewpoint uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the Content, but we make no representations or warranties as to the Content’s accuracy, correctness or reliability.
Some US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages. Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or national provisions.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This agreement is governed by the laws of Scotland whose courts are the courts of exclusive judgement.
This agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods or any other similar convention or laws, the application of which are expressly excluded.
We reserve the right to change these Terms, prices, information and available contractual license terms featured on this website without notice. These conditions set out the entire agreement between Scottish Viewpoint and you relating to your use of this website.
No action of Scottish Viewpoint, other than an express written waiver or amendment, may be construed as a waiver or amendment of any of these Terms. Should any clause of these Terms be found unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect.