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The use of the Fife Rights Forum web site at is subject to the following terms and conditions which you should read carefully. is managed by Fife Rights Forum, which is a partnership of advice agencies in Fife (including Fife Council).  Our  principal office is located 5th Floor, West Wing, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5LT. Telephone +44 (0)8451 555 555 Ext 440 982. E-mail address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (referred to as 'We' or "us" or "our" below). In entering our site you as a user ('You' or "Your") are accepting our terms and conditions.


Accessibility statement
Our website is designed to meet accessibility requirements wherever possible. We try to limit the use of technologies and techniques that prevent anyone from making use of this site. If you find you are having trouble using the site, please contact us by e-mail at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   


Using our web site

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, obscene or offensive material or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law. We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on this web site.


Intellectual property

The names, images and logos identifying Fife Rights Forum, are proprietary marks of  Fife Rights Forum. Copying of our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this web site is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

We retain copyright in all of our material placed on the site, and while it can be copied for use by an individual or within a Fife Rights Forum partnership organisation, permission must be sought for any other uses.

Parliamentary and Scottish Parliamentary legislation and regulations featured on this site are subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The Crown copyright protected material (other than the Royal Arms and departmental or agency logos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Where any of the Crown copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce Crown protected material does not extend to any material on this site, which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, including those from the Queen's Printer for Scotland, see the guidance featured on OPSI's web site at

Requests for permission to use our logo or copyright material should be directed to the Communications office, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Tell us how and why your wish to use our logo(s) and/or copyright material. Please include your contact details: name, address, telephone number, fax number and email.



Hyperlinking to us

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our pages must load into the user's entire window.




Hyperlinking by us

We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked web sites provided by both connected organisations and independent third parties and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. The existence of links to other web sites on this web site should not be taken as endorsement of any kind of the other web sites in question. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.



Virus protection
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, we make no representation that the web site is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus 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 this web site.



Our web site and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and to the extent permitted by law without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. We do not represent that the information contained in this web site is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete and we shall accept no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this web site or for any reliance placed by any person on the information. In particular, the Content does not constitute legal or other professional advice, recommendation or arrangement by us and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any decisions.


You should consult a suitably qualified solicitor or rights adviser on any specific legal problem or matter. We do not accept any liability for users who rely on the information contained within this web site.


Further, we do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.


In no event will we be liable (whether in contract or delict/tort including negligence or breach of statutory duty or otherwise) for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever  arising out of or in connection with the use of our web site including (but not restricted to) loss of profit, loss of data or loss of goodwill (in all cases whether direct or indirect) for any indirect, economic, consequential or special loss.


These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which such terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, and in relation to such state or country only, such terms or condition shall be deleted and severed from the rest of the relevant terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude  liability for death or personal injury.


Privacy statement

If you are a user with general public and anonymous access our web site does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's Internet Protocol (IP) address that is automatically recognised by the web server.


We use "cookies" to identify you when you visit our site and to enhance your experience of the site. Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies for remembering user names and preferences and to track users' progress through the site, allowing us to make improvements based on usage data.

You can delete cookies from your hard drive at any time. Further information on how to delete cookies can be found on You can set your Internet browser so that it will not allow cookies to be stored on your computer. [Further information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer can be found on under the "manage cookies" section. Alternatively go to the help menu within your Internet browser.


This privacy statement only covers our web site at This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.
To register for some events and services at Fife Rights Forum the system will record your email address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates to the  web site or to provide you with our online newsletter (when available) if you so request or to send you any other materials that may be requested by you.


Other than where stated information collected by us is used for internal review, to improve the content of this web site, to customise the content and/or layout, to notify users about updates, and to contact users for marketing purposes and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.


Please note that  Fife Rights Forum monitors employee communications, including all email sent or received.


Disclosure of Information

Fife Rights Forum has general obligations under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, as regards the publication and disclosure of information. In any event Fife Rights Forum is committed to openness and transparency. However, people entrust us with both sensitive personal information and details about cases. We cannot provide information where it is exempted from disclosure in terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. In addition we would look to withhold information where this is appropriate in terms of the exemptions under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.



Fife Rights Forum welcomes any comments on the structure or contents of its site. We shall use these comments to inform and assist us in the development of the site. In the unlikely event that you find any inaccurate information on our web site or have any complaint about what we have published please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We will investigate on receipt and take such action which we, in our sole discretion, determine as being appropriate having regard to all the circumstances.


While we may enter into correspondence with commentators, we undertake not to release e-mail addresses or names of any commentators to any third parties.

Changes In Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Please review these Terms of Service from time to time so that you will be apprised of any changes.