Terms and Conditions

Ownership of the Website

This website is run to promote CyberScotland, provide cyber security information and to promote other news and events relevant to cyber security in Scotland and beyond. CyberScotland is the name for a partnership of not for profit organisations who come together to provide the services outlined above. You can read more about the organisations involved in the partnership here.

This website is managed by the Cyber and Fraud Centre – Scotland and any queries, updates or requests should be sent to: [email protected]


Cyber and Fraud Centre – Scotland
Blackness Road 
Springfield, Linlithgow, West Lothian 
EH49 7LR 

These Terms and Conditions will apply to you if you access or use this website. Our website address is: https://www.cyberscotland.com

Terms of Use

This website is provided by the CyberScotland Partnership and these Terms of Use govern the use of this site. Any breach of the Terms of Use may, at our sole discretion, result in your rights to access the website being suspended or removed. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please refrain from using the website.


The CyberScotland website and its contents are for general information only and are provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. Nothing on the CyberScotland website is, or shall be deemed to constitute any form of recommendation. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms. Specifically, we make no warranties, representations or undertakings about:

  • any of the content of the CyberScotland website (including, without limitation, any as to the quality, accuracy, currency, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content); or
  • any content of any other third party website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through the CyberScotland website.

In addition, the advice and guidance material made available on the website is not mandatory, is provided on an “as is” basis without warranty as to its accuracy or suitability, is not intended to cover all scenarios and is not tailored to a particular set of facts or circumstances, or a specific organisation or individual. You should seek to ensure that you obtain specific advice that is tailored to their particular facts or circumstances. 

Our site is directed to organisations operating in Scotland. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for is or available in other locations.


We accept no liability for any claims, penalties, loss, damage or expenses howsoever arising, direct or indirect, from:

  • any reliance placed on the content of the CyberScotland website
  • the use or inability to use the CyberScotland website
  • the downloading of any materials from the CyberScotland website
  • any damage to your computer hardware, software or other material or equipment
  • any advertisement or other websites which can be accessed via CyberScotland
  • or any unauthorised access to or alteration to the CyberScotland website
  • the security measures contained in the website and the protection afforded to any other information and data. Please read our privacy policy.
  • This clause shall not exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.


The CyberScotland website contains links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”). We do not control Third Party Websites, and are not responsible for their content. The inclusion of such links are for convenience and information only. We do not imply any endorsement or approval of any products, information, materials or services offered or provided on Third Party Websites, or any association with their operators. CyberScotland partners encourage users to link to the website, however we don’t give you permission to suggest that your website is associated with, or endorsed by CyberScotland.

Virus Protection

We use all reasonable endeavours to exclude viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference from the website. It is always wise for you to run an antivirus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from the websites.

Intellectual Property

The content of the CyberScotland website (including, but not limited to all text and artwork) is owned by the CyberScotland Partnership is protected by intellectual property rights. The CyberScotland partnership are joint owners of the CyberScotland logo.

You may view or download any part of the CyberScotland website for private purposes, but you are not permitted, without our permission, to:

  • store the CyberScotland website, or any part of the CyberScotland website, for any other purpose;
  • print copies of the CyberScotland website , or any part of the CyberScotland website, for any other purpose;
  • reproduce, copy or transmit the CyberScotland website, or any part of the CyberScotland website, in any way, for any other purpose or in any other medium.
  • All other rights which are not specifically granted are reserved.

Any third-party product or company names and devices, logos, icons, graphics or designs referred to on the pages of the website 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 CyberScotland intends no infringement of such marks.


You are not permitted to use the logos displayed on the website and so requests for permission to use logos should be directed to the CyberScotland Partnership using our contact us form. Please tell us how and why you wish to use the logo, and include your name, organisation and email address with your request.

Service Access

While we endeavour to ensure that the CyberScotland website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the CyberScotland website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the CyberScotland website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

Privacy Policy

Please read our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Notice for details of how we use information about you.

The partnership organisations are joint controllers of the personal data collected and used by the CyberScotland Partnership. Cyber and Fraud Centre -Scotland is the lead organisation and any queries, updates or requests should be sent to: [email protected]


We reserve the right to amend or replace the Terms and Conditions at any time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our CyberScotland website.


The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Scots law and any disputes that may arise will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

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