Terms & Conditions
Using Health Scotland websites
Health Scotland websites are maintained for your personal
use and viewing. Access and use by you of Health Scotland
websites constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and
Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.
All the documents that have been scanned and appear in portable
document format (pdf) on this website were requested by the
House of Commons Health Select Committee (as part of their
1999 investigation into the UK tobacco industry) from advertising
agencies with UK tobacco industry accounts. These materials
are already in the public domain and are covered by parliamentary
Health Scotland websites are provided 'as is', without any
representation or endorsement made and 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.
The information contained on Health Scotland websites is
provided as general information only and does not constitute
advice to you.
We do not warrant that the functions within material contained
on Health Scotland websites 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 or reliability
of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss
or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential
loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising
from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of,
or in connection with, the use of Health Scotland websites.
The names, images and logos identifying Health Scotland are
proprietary marks of NHS Health Scotland. Copying of our logos
and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website
is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant
Requests for permission to reproduce our logo should be directed
The Head of Publishing
NHS Health Scotland
Tel: 0131 536 5500;
Fax: 0131 536 5501;
Tell us how and why your wish to use our logo(s). Please
include your contact details name, address, telephone number,
fax number and email.
NHS Health Scotland owns the copyright for the information
and images available on Health Scotland websites, unless otherwise
indicated. The Health Scotland copyright protected material
(other than the Health Scotland logo) may be reproduced free
of charge for educational purposes in any format or medium,
provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading
context. The use of any image or text for commercial gain
is strictly prohibited. Where any of the Health Scotland copyright
items on this site are being republished or copied to others,
the source of the material must be identified and the copyright
Any enquiries should be addressed to The Head of Publishing
at Health Scotland (above).
The permission to reproduce Health Scotland protected material
does not extend to any material on this site that is identified
as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to
reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright
Hyperlinking to Health Scotland websites
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages
hosted on Health Scotland websites, as we do not object to
you linking directly to the information that is held there.
However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames
on your site. Health Scotland pages must load into the user's
Hyperlinking by Health Scotland websites
We are not responsible for the content or reliability of
websites linked to by Health Scotland websites. Listing should
not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee
that these links will work all of the time, and we have no
control over the availability of linked pages.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages
of production. 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 website.
The terms and conditions of use of Health Scotland websites
shall be governed by the laws of Scotland.
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