Tay Family History Society
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Terms & Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern the Tay Valley Family HIstory Society’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Tay Valley Family History Society’ or  ‘The Society’, or ’us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 179-181 Princes Street, Dundee. The Society is registered as a Charity in Scotland, No. SC 016560. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website, who may be a Member of The Society and thereby able to log into the Member’s Area, or a visitor to the website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use, which relate to your use of the material, information, photographs, logos or any others displayed by The Society, and to any material which you may contribute to the website.

Our material on this website

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use, and to assist you in your research. Material may change, be added or be removed, without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences and to enhance your use of the site. If you do not permit cookies, this may impact adversely on your site use.
  • Articles, databases, and other material on this site are copyright Tay Valley Family History Society unless otherwise specified. They should not be re-used anywhere else without permission.
  • However, discussion of material or use of short quotations, for purposes of your own research (including published work) in accordance with conventional academic or heritage research practice is permitted so long as the content is properly cited and the copyright of The Society and if appropriate the specific author is asserted and upheld.
  • We and our authors strive for accuracy. However, all material is created by someone, from their current knowledge, and interpretation and knowledge of history (and families) grows and changes over time. By using this site you acknowledge that such information and interpretation may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    If however you can assist our accuracy or interpretation, we encourage you to contact us at The Society’s email or the Centre address.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us or to our website designers. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the item on copyright of articles, above.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites or embed content from other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not necessarily signify that we endorse the linked website(s); we have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). If you follow a link or view embedded content, you will then be subject to the privacy, cookie, terms, etc., policies of that external website.

Payment and subscriptions

  • By selecting a product or service, you agree to pay Tay Valley Family History Society the requisite amount of the one-time payment or the annual subscription.
  • It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

Your contributions to this website

Members are enabled to control their own personal data, in their private profile. Also, this site includes an interactive Forum for Members to share queries, stories or photographs and assist with the queries of other members.

  • Contributors must respect the privacy of other individuals or organisations and their copyright in their own contributions including written material and photographs or any other. This includes material from other websites.
  • Any person wishing to post material from another site (such as a historic record) must read the terms and conditions, or copyright statements, from that site; some are very restrictive but some more permissive so long as copyright is stated and the item properly cited. It is your responsibility as a contributor to check permissions for any item which you wish to share.

The following illustrate types of content which are not permitted:

  • Any content which may violate the privacy or breach the confidentiality of other people
  • Any photographs, email addresses, or personal details of living individuals, without the direct consent of the individuals concerned.
  • Any information relating to minors or underage children identifying or potentially identifying them, their personal details, their address or other means of communication with them, without the direct consent of their parent or guardian.
  • Any content which does not belong to you or which you do not have permission to post.
  • Any content that impairs and/or infringes the property or other rights of others, including copyrights and trademarks.
  • Any content which is obscene, indecent, pronographic, defamatory, derogatory, fraudulent, degrading, abusive, hateful, misleading, deliberately inaccurate, untrue, malicious, offensive, harassing, threatening, or inciting to racial, religious, ethnic or other hatred.
  • Any content that causes anyone alarm, annoyance, anxiety, embarrassment, offence or distress.
  • Any content that could prejudice any active legal proceedings of which you are aware; any content which is unlawful or promotes or teaches unlawful activity.
  • Any computer virus or other malicious or harmful code.

Breaching the above may lead to restriction of your access to the interactive areas of the site, or to suspension of your access to the site or withdrawal of your membership of the Tay Valley Family History Society.


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