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SB Connect Winter 2016

Terms of Use

This site is operated and maintained by Connect Communications (Scotland) Limited on behalf of Scottish Borders Council (SBC).

Any enquiries should be directed to The Editor (

Disclaimer and Limitation of Responsibility

Every effort is made to ensure that the content on this site is:

  • correct,
  • up to date and relevant.

However SBC cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by your use of this website.

This website contains links to sites external to - sites that are outwith our control. We are not responsible for information obtained from those sites.

SBC does not endorse any third-party information, services, products or company.

Spam and Virus Protection

SBC does not send unsolicitated e-mail, or spam.

E-mails from SBC will only be the result of your prior contact.

We do not maintain any mass e-mailing lists containing addresses of people outwith the organisation.

It is possible to fake, or spoof, the sender of an e-mail. There is nothing SBC can do to prevent this abuse of the internet.

SBC scans every e-mail going both in and out of the organisation for malicious or inappropriate code (i.e. viruses). Suspect messages and attachments will be blocked.

SBC does not accept liability for any inconvienience caused by the blocking of e-mail and attachments.

Online contact can be made with all departments via the contact forms designed for the purpose.

We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system from your use of this web site.

Privacy and Data Protection

SBC acts in accordance with current legislation and current Internet 'best practice'.

When you visit some websites, your computer may be issued with a cookie. A cookie is a text file that is sent to your computer, which allows your computer (but not you) to be 'followed' as you move around the site. They can also add value by storing your preferences, or data that you may have submitted to the site before.

At present, we do not use cookies to track our visitors.

Copyright and Intellectual Property (I.P.)

Text and Images

Names, images and logos identifying SBC are subject to copyright, and design rights.

The copyright of most of the information available throughout this website belongs to the SBC. Unless otherwise stated, this information may be copied by you free of charge without obtaining formal permission, but only if it is produced accurately and not used in a misleading context or for commercial purposes, and provided you identify the source of the material and acknowledge the owner of the copyright.

However, the Council does not hold the copyright of all information on the website.

Where the copyright holder is a third party (such as the Crown), you must get prior permission from the copyright holder before copying any material (including, but not limited to, maps, plans, reports etc.)

You must read and comply with any copyright notices contained in the pages or publications available via this web site.

Names, images and logos identifying SBC are subject to copyright, and design rights.