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Privacy Policy

Please read the terms and conditions of this agreement before accessing and using this web site. By accessing and using the web site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions as they are set out below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, please do not access or use the web site.


1. Definitions
“Information” means all material delivered by the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum through this web site (the “web site”). “User” means you, the web site end-user. “Contract” means this web site agreement.

2. Warranty
The web site and the information are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum makes no warranties or representations - whether express or implied - in relation to the information or the web site, including but not limited to implied warranties or conditions of completeness, accuracy, satisfactory quality and/or fitness for any specific purpose.

3. Liability
The user agrees that the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum shall not be liable in contract, tort, negligence, statutory duty or otherwise, for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or in any way connected with this contract, including without limitation, damage for loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss (even where the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage).

4. Rights Granted and/or Rights Reserved
The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum provides the information to the user solely for the personal purposes of the user, and the user may download the information onto only one computer hard drive or portable flash drive for such purpose. The information may not be used for any other purpose including, publication, reproduction, or transmission without the express written permission of the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum, subject to which the user may upload and/or send material derived from the information or other material to the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum.

5. The Web Site User Acknowledges:
(a) that it is technically impossible to provide the web site free of faults and that the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum does not undertake to do so; (b) that faults may lead to temporary unavailability of the web site; and (c) that the operation of the web site may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum’s control.

6. Third Party Information
The user further acknowledges that some of the information, for example software, is supplied to the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum by third parties and accordingly the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum offers no warranty of whatever nature in relation to such information.

7. Use of the Web Site/Indemnification
The user undertakes: (a) not to use the information for any unlawful purpose; (b) that it shall not make any use of the web site so that the web site is interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or the functionality of the web site is in any way impaired; (c) not to use the web 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; (d) not to use the Web 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); (e) that it shall not use the web site to transmit any material for the purposes of publicity, promotion and/or advertising without the prior written consent of the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum unless such transmission has been specifically requested by another user of the web site; and (f) that in the event that it has any right, claim or action against any other user arising out of the use of the Web Site it shall pursue such right, claim or action independently of, and without recourse to, the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum. The User will indemnify and defend the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach of this contract or any use of the information or the web site by the user. The user acknowledges that the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum has no control over the nature or content of information or programs transmitted or received by the user using the web site and that the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum does not examine in any way the use to which the user puts the web site. The user agrees to fully indemnify the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum against any claims or legal proceedings arising in connection with user’s use of the web site which are brought or threatened against the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum by any other person. This website uses cookies; by viewing this website, the user is consenting to the use of cookies.

8. Communication
Users contact the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum at their own risk, and the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum cannot be held responsible for the security of any communication method, including (but not limited to) e-mail, telephone, instant messaging, social media, written or typed correspondence. By uploading or sending any unsolicited material to the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum the user thereby grants to the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum an irrevocable, unconditional worldwide, royalty free licence to use such material or any part of it in perpetuity in any and all media and in any manner it may determine in its sole discretion. Furthermore, the user thereby waives all so-called moral rights or other such similar rights in such material. Users are therefore requested not to submit material, especially of a confidential nature, in an unsolicited manner.

9. Intellectual Property
The user acknowledges that all copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the information shall remain vested in the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum or its licensors.

10. References to Copyright Works
This site may contain references to organisations, feature films, television programmes, popular songs, musical bands, novels, reference books and other creative works, the titles of which may be Trademarks and/or Registered Trademarks and which are the intellectual properties of their respective copyright holders. The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum is not endorsed by these copyright holders, and the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum does not endorse these copyright holders.

11. User Data
To improve our site and to work out what people are searching for, we may collect analytics. This data is stored anonymously, and we are not able to associate analytics results with individuals. By using this site you are agreeing to let us collect this data. Further information is outlined in our Privacy Policy below.

12. Payment Information
On no account should the user attempt to transmit payment information to the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum, such as credit card or debit card details, via e-mail, online messaging or other such communication methods. The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum accepts no responsibility for any fraud which is perpetuated by third parties as a result of sending payment information via such methods, even if the user deems the method to be secure in nature.

13. Removal of Offensive Content
The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum reserves the right to remove from its social media channels any content submitted by the public that is considered to be offensive, including (but not restricted to) profanity and personal insults. Such content will be removed without warning, and users responsible for posting it may be banned from making further submissions to that particular social media channel.

14. Suspension and Termination
The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum shall have the right to immediately terminate this contract and/or suspend the web site if the user commits a breach of these terms and conditions.

15. Links
The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum is not necessarily affiliated with sites which may be linked to or from this site and is not responsible for their content (“linked sites”). The linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.

16. Changes to the Terms and Conditions
The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time by placing a note of such change in this file, and the user’s continued use of the web site following notice of such change shall be deemed to be the user’s acceptance of any such change. It is the user’s responsibility to check this file regularly to determine whether this contract has been changed. If the user does not agree to any change to the terms and conditions of this contract then the user must immediately stop using the web site.

17. Severability
Each provision of this contract excluding or limiting liability shall be construed separately, applying and surviving even if for any reason one or other of those provisions is held to be inapplicable or unenforceable in any circumstances and shall remain in force notwithstanding the termination of this contract.

18. No Waiver
No waiver by the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum shall be construed as a waiver of any proceeding or succeeding breach of any provision.

19. Choice of Law
This contract shall be governed by Scots Law and the parties hereby irrecoverably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.


Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy has been designed in compliance with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation. Your use of the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum website is subject to the terms outlined in the sections below:

If any individual should choose to contact us via our website contact page or social media channels, their name, e-mail address and any other contact details that they provide will not be stored in a database without their consent, and this personal information will never be shared with any commercial or charitable third party.

In line with the law of Scotland and the United Kingdom, any communications we receive which are of an abusive nature, which contain offensive material, and/or which are considered to contravene any aspect of the law may be referred to a representative of the police service or other relevant authorities.

We would advise in the strongest terms that under no circumstances should any individual ever attempt to send payment details to us via electronic means such as e-mail, social media, or the website contact page. This includes Direct Debit details, or details of credit cards or debit cards. In the event that this should happen, the communication will be deleted immediately and no transaction shall be made. No such financial data will be stored by us. We will not be held responsible for the safety of any such information being transmitted to us, and therefore would again stress that no such sensitive details should ever be sent to us.

This website uses analytic dataa recording for the purposes of analysing data pertaining to visits to its various pages on specific dates at particular times. This assists us in ascertaining visitor interest in particular titles. The data collected is anonymised to protect the identity of visitors. If visitors wish to opt out of analytic tracking while visiting this site, script blockers are available for most major Internet browsers which can be used to impede the use of analytic tracking sites.

Under European Union regulations, individuals have the right to contact us and request the deletion of e-mails or any other information that they have transmitted to us in the past. This data will be erased upon request, as per our legal obligation.

This website may use cookies for the purposes of personalising user experience which are set by Wix, the company responsible for the hosting of this site. This cookie use is considered necessary for the optimum operation of the site, though Wix may also allow the employment of certain third-party cookies for advertising purposes. Wix also tracks the number of visitors who view individual pages of the website on specific dates. If any visitor objects to the use of cookies, we would recommend amending their browser settings to disable cookie access by this site, including third-party cookies, or turning off cookie access altogether while browsing the site. There may be some change to site functionality if cookies are disabled.

Wix's own GDPR compliance and data protection policies can be viewed by visiting their website at


Any enquiries about our privacy policy, or matters in relation to it, should be put in writing to the following address:

The Secretary

Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum

c/o 23 King Street
FK16 6DN

All details kept on the membership register are subject to the SPRF Data Protection Notice. These are only used for internal administration, e.g. meetings and newsletters, and are never made available to third parties without the express consent of the member. A downloadable version of the current SPRF membership data protection notice can be found below in PDF format:

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