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Website Terms of Use



By accessing this website: (“our site”) you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms”). If you do not agree, please leave our site immediately. 


We, Albany Fraser Limited, a law firm regulated by the Law Society of Scotland, are the operators of our site and if you have any queries about our site or the content on it please email




The information contained on our site is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice. If specific legal advice is required, please contact us. We accept no responsibility for any loss or liability which may arise from reliance on information that is contained on our site. We make no representation, warranty or undertaking of any kind in relation to our site or any content on it (including, without limitation, as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content). 


Access to the Site


We will use reasonable efforts to make our site and its content available to users, however we do not warrant or represent that access to our site will be uninterrupted, reliable or error free. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny users access to our site or any part of it without notice and to decline to provide the service to any user that is in breach of these Terms.




We reserve the right at any time without notice to revise the contents of our site including these Terms. Any changes to these Terms will be posted on our site and by continuing to use our site following any such change you will signify that you agree to be bound by the revised Terms. 


Ownership and Intellectual Property 


The intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright and database rights) in our site are owned by or licensed to us and the copyright in the text, artwork, graphics and images on the site are owned by us or our licensors, content or technology providers except where otherwise specified. 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 reference and you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors and owners or licensees of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining our prior written permission to do so. Other than as explicitly permitted hereunder, no part of our site may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission. Any third-party product or company names and devices, logos, icons, graphics or designs referred to on the pages of our site are the trade marks of their respective owners and are exhibited only in such a manner as is intended to be for the benefit of such trade mark owners and we intend no infringement of such marks. The appearance or absence of products, services, companies, organisations, home pages or other websites on our site does not imply the endorsement, or non-endorsement, thereof by us.




You are not allowed to make links to our site without our prior written consent. Our site contains links to other websites. We have no control over the content of other websites. Whilst we may believe such sites to be useful to you or of interest to you, we make no warranties, representations or undertakings about any content of any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through our site ("third party site"). We do not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will we have any liability in connection with any of them (including, but not limited to, liability arising out of any allegation that the content of any third party site infringes any law or the rights of any person or entity. 


Viruses, hacking and other offences


You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or impairs the performance or functionality of our site or our information technology systems. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer, database or other system connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity and any other related data we hold to them.


Our liability


The material displayed on our site is provided "as is" without any guarantees, representations, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we and any third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:


  • All express and implied guarantees, representations, conditions, warranties and other similar terms of whatsoever nature.

  • Any implied terms which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to our site.

  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage, or any loss of income, business, revenue, profits, anticipated savings, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damage arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, wasted management or office time, or any distributed denial-of-service attack, and whether arising in tort or delict, including without limitation negligence, contract or otherwise) and any other loss or damage howsoever occurring even if foreseeable, in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it or any viruses or technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing our site or your downloading of any material from our site or any websites linked to our site.


Nothing in these terms operates so as to exclude, limit or restrict our liability for death, personal injury caused by our negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation.


Privacy & Cookie Notice   


Please read our Privacy & Cookie Notice which tells you how we use the information which you provide to us. Any and all personal information you provide will be processed in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Notice. By using our site, you consent to such processing.




If any Court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms to be void or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be ineffective only to the extent of the Court’s finding without in any way affecting the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. 




You agree to indemnify and do hereby indemnify us against all costs, expenses (which shall include but not be limited to reasonable legal costs and outlays), losses and damages arising from or incurred as a consequence of any claims or demands arising from or  flowing from your breach of these terms. 




These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. No contract is intended to be formed by your use of this site and you agree any such formation of contract will not occur without our prior written consent. The Scottish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any dispute relating to your access to and use of the site including any contract arising therefrom.  You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing the site. 

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