Website usage terms and conditions

Welcome to the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards website.

This website is managed by Lux Events on behalf of Opportunity North East Ltd who deliver the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council.

If you continue to browse and use our website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not continue to use our website.

The Terms and Conditions form part of an agreement between you, the end-user, and ourselves and sets out the conditions under which you may access the information, products, services and advertisements (the “Material”) available through the Site.

By accessing, viewing or using the Material on the Site you have indicated to us that you both understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

In these terms and conditions, when we say Site, we mean our digital content platform, regardless of how you access it.

NES F&D Awards reserves the right to amend these Terms from time to time. Any such amendment will be applicable to all persons accessing the website once the revised Terms have been posted on the website. You should therefore check the website from time to time to review the current Terms.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies and other tracking technology to monitor browsing preferences. Please see our Cookie Policy for further information.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • All our downloadable material is carefully checked for viruses before being uploaded onto the site, however we recommend that, as an extra precaution you run your own virus check on each document you download before saving it to your disk or hard drive.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Use of our WebSite

You undertake:

  • not to use the Material for any unlawful purpose;
  • that you shall not make any use of the Site so that the Site is interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or the functionality of the Site is in any way impaired; in particular that you shall not run any automated scripts on any part of the site without our express authorisation.
  • not to use the Site for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene or menacing character, or in such a way as to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • not to use the Site in a manner which constitutes a violation or infringement of any person, firm or company (including but not limited to rights of copyright or confidentiality);
  • that you shall not use the Site to transmit any material for the purposes of publicity, promotion and/or advertising without our prior written consent; and
  • that in the event that you may have any right, claim or action against any other user arising out of the use of the Site you shall pursue such right, claim or action independently of, and without recourse to, us.
  • that you will indemnify and defend us against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach of these Terms and Conditions or any use of the Material or the Site.
  • We do not warrant that this website, the server that supplies it or any other of our systems will be uninterrupted or free of errors, viruses or bugs and we shall not be liable if this site is inaccessible at any time. Access may be suspended temporarily without notice for technical reasons or for reasons over which we have no control.

Data protection

North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards are committed to protecting your privacy and strive to ensure that any information gathered through our website is necessary for the processing purpose, securely stored with access only to authorised persons and securely deleted when no longer required.

Please see our Privacy Policy for more information on our Privacy Commitment.

We shall have the right to immediately suspend your access to the Site if you commit a breach of these Terms and Conditions

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to Scots Law.

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