Welcome to the website of OPAL. The OPAL website is operated by CEARTAS, a Scottish Registered Charity (Registration Number SC045578) and having our registered office at Suite 5-7 McGregor House, 10 Donaldson Crescent, Kirkintilloch G66 1XF (“CEARTAS” or “we”, “our” or “us”), on behalf of the OPAL Partner Organisations: CEARTAS; Carers Link; East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action; and East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau.
Please note that these Terms are for the use of website only and that if you buy services from us additional terms will apply which will be notified to you at or prior to purchase.
This website and its content are provided for general information only. Whilst we believe the materials on this website to be true and accurate as at the date of writing they are provided “as is” and we give no assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, completeness or currency of any of the content. Your use of the information and materials on this website is entirely at your own risk. Nothing in this website constitutes financial, legal or other professional advice nor is it intended to be a substitute for these. It is your own responsibility to ensure that any information or services available through this website meet your specific requirements.
We do not warrant that access to this website will be uninterrupted or entirely error free. Whilst it is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are posted on this website we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from this website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. Accordingly, for your own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using this website.
This website is protected by copyright and database rights. Unless otherwise stated the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in all other material on the website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the sole purpose of viewing them on a stand-alone personal computer or monitor for your private use or for non-commercial research. Permanent copying or storage of any of these pages (or any part thereof) or the re-distribution thereof by any means (including publishing or incorporating them in any other website or electronic information or retrieval system) is not permitted without our prior written consent. In particular you are not allowed to modify any downloaded documents or related graphics nor use any graphics separate from the corresponding text. Nothing in these Terms constitutes a licence to use or copy any part of the website except as expressly provided for herein. All rights not hereby expressly granted are hereby reserved.
If you breach the terms of this provision your permission to use this website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the website.
Your Use of The Website
You warrant to us that when using the website you will not:-
- Copy, alter, modify or delete any of its content
- Introduce any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer or to surreptitiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information; or
- Cause the website to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient such that the effectiveness or functionality of the website is in any way impaired.
Use of this site by you for any purpose which may be unlawful in the United Kingdom or in your jurisdiction if you are located outwith the United Kingdom is strictly prohibited and you agree to keep us fully indemnified against any claims, losses, liability, damages or expenses arising out of misuse by you of any part of this website or of the information or materials contained in it.
This website may from time to time provide links to, and content from, other Internet sites and resources. However given that monitoring the amount of information disseminated and accessible via those sites and resources is impractical and beyond our resources such information cannot be guaranteed to be accurate and up to date and is not endorsed by us. If you decide to access any third party websites linked to this website you do so entirely at your own risk.
Links by you to this website, and specifically framing or deep linking may only be permitted if you first obtain our express written consent and will be subject to such conditions as we may see fit to impose.
We expressly exclude liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption and whether in delict or tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the use of this website or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the website, any websites linked to the website or material on such website including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the website or your downloading of any material from this website or any websites linked to the website.
Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraud, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
If we fail to exercise or delay in exercising any right or remedy under these Terms or by law, that will not constitute a waiver of our rights or remedy nor shall it prevent us from exercising that right or remedy in whole or in part in the future.
If any provisions of the Terms (or part of a paragraph or provision) is found by any court to be invalid, unenforceable or legal the other provisions shall remain in force.
This website is operated and controlled from the United Kingdom and the Terms and your use of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland and shall be subject to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.