The Scottish Information Commissioner may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time. You should therefore check the Effective Date each time you visit the Site.
The Scottish Information Commissioner has adopted the Open Government Licence for public sector information, from 23 February 2011. You can find a copy of this licence on the National Archives website - click this link to view: Open Government Licence for public sector information.
If you prefer, we can post you a copy of the Open Government Licence - contact us on 01334 464610 to request a copy.
You are encouraged to use and re-use the information under this licence (including information available on this website), freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions.
You will find links to other internet sites or resources on itspublicknowledge.info. The Scottish Information Commissioner has no control over and is therefore not responsible for the availability of any such external internet sites or resources.
The Scottish Information Commissioner will not accept responsibility for the contents of any such external internet sites or resources, including advertisements, products, competitions, promotions, downloads, or other materials on or available from such external internet sites or resources.
The Scottish Information Commissioner will not accept responsibility directly or indirectly, for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such external sites or resources.
The contents of itspublicknowledge.info are provided by the Scottish Information Commissioner and various content providers in good faith by way of general information only and you should not rely on the accuracy of any part of the contents for any purpose. You accept and acknowledge that the Scottish Information Commissioner, its officers, employees, sub-contractors, agents, and advisers shall not in any way be liable for any damage, loss, costs or expenses arising directly or indirectly from your downloading any of the contents from itspublicknowledge.info, or your reliance on or use of any of the contents for any purpose.
Without prejudice to the foregoing generality, the Scottish Information Commissioner hereby excludes, insofar as permitted by law, all warranties and representations, express or implied, in respect of any of the contents of itspublicknowledge.info, including but not limited to any information, names, images, pictures, and logos contained therein, including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party copyright or other intellectual property rights.
You are also referred to the disclaimers contained in the Links to Other Sites Sections of these Terms & Conditions.
In the event that any of these Terms and Conditions shall be determined invalid, unlawful or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, any such Terms and Conditions shall be severed from the remaining Terms and Conditions which shall continue to be applicable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.