terms and conditions

Copyright Ownership

This website is protected by copyright and is owned by us. All material on the Site or made available via the Site and all material made available to you via e-mail (referred to in these Terms and Conditions as the "Content") belongs to us. Reproduction of this material in any form is forbidden without the written permission of us.


Use of content

You may retrieve and display Content from the Site on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your personal, non-commercial use provided that you acknowledge the copyright owner. Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content. In particular, please contact us to obtain our consent first if you wish to: redistribute any of the Content (including by using it as part of any library, archive or similar service); remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any copies of Content made under these Terms and Conditions; or create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the Content.


About Our Liability to You

Dumfries and Galloway Council makes every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this Web site but accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage, which may occur, from use of or reliance on the information.

The Content is only for your general information and use and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the Content does not constitute any form of personalised advice, recommendation or arrangement by us and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any decisions. Due to the number of sources from which we obtain Content and the nature of electronic distribution via the Internet, we do not give any warranties or make any representations in respect of the Site Services.



The site contains links to third party Web pages. Dumfries and Galloway Council has no control over and accepts no responsibility or liability for any information that you may receive through such links.

Any links to Third Party Sites are provided solely for the purpose of your convenience. They do not constitute any form of recommendation. We are not responsible for the availability or content of Third Party Sites and will not be a party to, or in any way be responsible for, any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites. Please also note that the right to reproduce any contents of these websites may also be restricted by the terms and conditions of the Third Party Sites.



The Site is not guaranteed to be free from any computer viruses and it is strongly recommended that you check for such viruses before downloading it to your computer equipment. We are not responsible for any loss, corruption, damage or disruption to your computer system (including data, software, operating system and hardware), which may occur whilst using the Site or materials downloaded from it.


Information collected and use of cookies

We do not use cookies or collect personal information from you. Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive. Any information collected automatically about your visit to our site is only used in aggregate form.


Changes To These Terms And Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to any part of the Site. Due to our policy of updating and improving the Site, we may wish to change these Terms and Conditions (including those relating to your use of Content). Your acceptance of any changes to these Terms and Conditions is made by you using the Site after we have published or notified you of the changes. If you do not accept the changes, you should not use the Site any further after the changes have been published at the end of these Terms and Conditions or after you receive notice of changes to the Terms and Conditions.