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Terms of Website Use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) sets out the terms upon which you may make use of the Moredun Group websites at,,, and; each “our site”). Please read these terms carefully. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

This website is operated by The Moredun Foundation on behalf of the Moredun Group of Companies (“We”). All references to the Moredun Group of Companies shall be deemed to include The Moredun Foundation, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park Limited and Moredun Scientific Limited. The Moredun Foundation is registered in Scotland under company number SC151865 and has its registered office at Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik EH26 0PZ. The VAT registration number of the Moredun Foundation is GB 663 8239 11.

The Moredun Foundation is a limited company.

Please note that these terms of use apply to adults. You may not use the website and may not accept the Terms of Use if you are under 16 years of age. If you are over the age of 16 but under 18, you should review these Terms of Use with your parent or guardian to make sure that you both understand them.

Intellectual Property Rights

© 2010-2017 The Moredun Foundation. All rights reserved.

The intellectual property rights in the names and logos used on our site and the contents of our site are owned by The Moredun Group of Companies. Reproduction of the contents of the Moredun Group website at and/or the sites at,, and is permitted only in accordance with the following terms:

You may view the contents of our site on screen. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference or private study. In addition, any page or section of our site may be reproduced for teaching or study purposes without obtaining our prior consent. You may print and copy these pages for your private non-commercial research. You may print and copy these papers for teaching purposes in schools, colleges or universities, provided that the relevant document is printed and copied entirely and is not used in a derogatory or misleading context, and that a maximum of 30 copies are made.

You must not modify in any way the paper or digital copies of any materials or information which you have printed off or downloaded from our site, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

If you are unsure whether or not any material can be printed or copied without first obtaining our permission or if you wish to use any material from our site other than in accordance with these terms, then please email your request to We regret that we are unable to supply photographs to private individuals.

Acceptable Use

You must not use our site in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to our site or impairment of the availability or accessibility of our site; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

Reliance on Information

The information and other materials displayed on our site are not intended to amount to advice upon which reliance should be placed. To the extent permitted by law, the Moredun Group of Companies (together with third parties connected to us) therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

The information and materials displayed on our site are provided without any conditions, warranties or guarantees as to their accuracy. We may change or update the content of our site at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our Liability

To the extent permitted by law, the Moredun Group of Companies (together with third parties connected to us) hereby expressly exclude (i) any warranties, terms or conditions which may be implied by statute, common law or otherwise; and (ii) any liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage suffered by any user of the information contained in our site or the material downloaded from it, or from any material contained on any third party websites linked to our site, or from any internet software used in connection with our site, computer viruses or other destructive programs encountered as a result of using our site. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


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

Transactions Concluded on our Site

Contracts for the purchase of merchandise or other goods made via our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Please obtain our permission before linking to our site.

Your Account and Password

If you choose, or are provided with, a user identification code, 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 user identification code or 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 our terms and conditions. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at

General and Governing law

If any of these terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

These terms, our website terms of supply, privacy policy, and any document expressly referred to in any of them represent the entire agreement between us in relation to your use of our site and supersede any prior agreement, whether oral or in writing.

These terms of use and any matter arising out of or in connection with them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots law. The Scottish courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, our site.


If you have any queries regarding our site, please contact us.

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