Terms of Use

Terms of Use & Legal Restrictions

Please read these terms carefully before using this website. Using this website, whether as visitor or member, indicates that you accept these terms and the terms of the documents referred to in these terms. If you do not accept these terms and the terms of the documents referred to in these terms, do not use this website.

These terms of use (together with Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy) tells you the terms on which you may make use of our site whether as a guest or a member of the Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce.

 

Use of our site includes accessing and browsing our site. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. We may update our site or its content, or change these terms of use, at any time.

 

However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made to these terms of use, as they are binding on you. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Who Are We?

Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce (FVCoC) operates this website. FVCoC is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland with company number 465975 whose registered office is at Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce, Scion House, Stirling University Innovation Park, Stirling, FK9 4NF which is also our main trading address. Our VAT number is 278 3336 33.

Use of Website

FVCoC authorises you to view and download the materials on this website for your personal and/or commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of such materials. You may not modify the materials on this website in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public and/or commercial purposes.

Website Access

Access to part of our website is permitted, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

We restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire website, to our members who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user password, you must promptly notify us at info@forthvalleychamber.co.uk.

User Submissions

Other than personal data any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this website (including information in the members' marketplace which is not personal data) will be considered non-confidential. FVCoC will have no obligations with respect to such communications. FVCoC will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications and all data and text embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user or any third party whether or not on your behalf on our website.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with these terms and conditions. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other harassing, distressing, offensive or illegal material that would violate the laws of Scotland or any other relevant law or regulation.

You further warrant that any material or information posted on our website is your own work and you have the right to post it on our website, that the same is not defamatory and does not infringe any law and shall indemnify and keep indemnified FVCoC against all costs, damages and expenses incurred by us as a result of your breach of this warranty.

Links To Other Web Sites

Links to third-party websites and microsites operated by FVCoC members on this website are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this website. FVCoC has not reviewed all of these third party and microsites and does not control and is not responsible for any of those third-party and microsites or their content.

Thus, FVCoC does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party or microsites linked to this website, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Linking to our Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms and conditions.

If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please address your request to info@forthvalleychamber.co.uk.

Payment Terms for FVCoC Products & Services through our Website

Any personal data collected as part of the payment process will not be stored or sold to a third party.

New Members Credit card/Debit Card (except American Express and Diners Card), BACS, Cheque

Membership Renewal Annual Direct Debit, Credit Card/Debit Card (except American Express and Diners Card), BACS, Cheque.


For continuous membership and services payment is required on receipt of invoice.

Cheque Payments


Make cheques payable to Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Credit Card Payments


We do not currently charge for this method of payment. Other Products & Services Payment on receipt of invoice unless otherwise stated.

Events

Member and Non-Member bookings - Payment on booking. Event booking cancellations must be given in writing. Cancellations giving less than 7 working days notice – 100% of the fee will be retained.


Event Sponsorship – Payment due 60 days before the event. No refund will be made on cancellation by the sponsor.


FVCoC reserves the right to alter published dates without liability.

Training

Member and Non-Member bookings - Payment on booking.


Training cancellations must be given in writing. Cancellations giving less than:


• 7 working days notice – 20% of the fee will be retained.
• 5 working days notice – 100% of the fee will be retained.


FVCoC reserves the right to alter published dates without liability.

Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY OR ACCURACY.

 

FVCoC further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials, information or services on this website, other than those specifically purchased from FVCoC as noted above and does not intend that any reliance be placed on them. All liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the materials, information and/or services provided by FVCoC on our website, whether by a visitor, member or third party is disclaimed.

FVCoC may make changes to the materials, information and services detailed on this website, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials, information and services on this website may be out of date, and FVCoC makes no commitment to update the materials, information and services on this website. Information published on this website may refer to products, programs or services that are no longer available.

Consult your FVCoC Membership Services Contact for information regarding the products and services that may be available to you. We aim to update our website regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website or close it indefinitely.

 

Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED IN LAW IN NO EVENT WILL FVCOC, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER WHETHER FORESEEN, FORESEEABLE OR NOT, (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INCOME, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF REPUTATION, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF:

  • THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE;

  • ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH WEBSITES;

  • WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

IF YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF.

 

THIS DOES NOT AFFECT OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE, NOR OUR LIABILITY FOR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION OR MISREPRESENTATION AS TO A FUNDAMENTAL MATTER, NOR ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

IF YOU ARE A CONSUMER VISITING OUR WEBSITE PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR USE IS FOR PRIVATE PURPOSES ONLY. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE IT FOR ANY BUSINESS OR COMMERCIAL USE AND WE WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

Information About You and Your Visits to Our Website

We process information about you in accordance with our terms of use and privacy policy. By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (as amended). We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technology harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Applicable Laws

FVCoC makes no representation that materials or services on our website are appropriate or available for use outside the United Kingdom, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services on this website or copy or adapt in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation laws and regulations applicable in Scotland.   

 

If you choose to access this website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

The Scottish courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to, a visit to our site or app although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland.

General

Completion and signature of the Chamber Membership Application form signify the acceptance that Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce can contact you (the member) using the telephone and email details supplied.

 

The application also signifies that the member agrees to contact Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce if they register with the telephone, email or fax preference service (or its successors). Further information on this can be found at http://www.tpsonline.org.uk

FVCoC may revise these terms at any time by updating them. You should visit this page of our website from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages on this website. These terms were last updated on 14 May 2018.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material information or services which appear on our website, please contact info@forthvalleychamber.co.uk

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Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce

Scion House
Stirling University Innovation Park
Stirling

FK9 4NF

info@forthvalleychamber.co.uk
01786 448 333 

Company No: SC468056

Forth Valley Chamber is affiliated with the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, as well as the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an accredited member of the British Chambers of Commerce.

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