Website Terms and Conditions

This page explains the terms of use for You must agree to these to use this website.

This website is managed by Seafish. We are a non-departmental Government Body (NDPB) established under the Fisheries Act 1981.

1. Your obligation and acceptable use of the website

1.1 You must not misuse our system or this website. In particular, you must not hack into, circumvent security or otherwise disrupt the operation of our system and this website, or attempt to carry out any of the foregoing. This includes introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is or could be malicious or technologically harmful. You must not misuse any forms on the website and any forms you submit must be a genuine enquiry

1.2 You must not use or attempt to use any automated programme (including, without limitation, any spider or other web crawler) to access our system or this Site. You must not use any scraping technology on the Site. Any such use or attempted use of an automated programme shall be a misuse of our system and this Site. Obtaining access to any part of our system or this Site by means of any such automated programmes is strictly unauthorised.

1.3 You must not upload or use inappropriate or offensive language or content or solicit any commercial services in any communication, form, or email you send or submit, from or to the Site.

2. Warranty

2.1 All material included on the website is intended for general information purposes only. It is not intended to be legal or professional advice. Please take appropriate action to verify the information provided before acting on it. This includes seeking your own legal or professional advice.

2.2 We may change or update information without notice. Our website is provided on an 'as is' basis and makes no representation or warranties of any kind with respect to the website or its contents and expressly disclaims all such representations and warranties.

3. Third party content

3.1 Our website contains links to websites operated by third parties. We do not accept any liability in connection with any third party sites that can be accessed through our website.

3.2 We do not endorse, approve or take responsibility for the contents of any third party websites.

4. Our responsibility to you

4.1 Whether you are an individual consumer or a business user we do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

4.2 Subject to clause 4.1 we will not be liable for any failures due to software or internet errors or unavailability, technical issues or any other circumstances beyond our control. We do make every effort to keep the website up and running smoothly.

4.3 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial- of- service attack or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any content on it or any website linked to it.

4.4 We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise in connection with use of, or inability to use our website. In particular, we will not be liable for any loss of:

  • Data
  • Profits
  • Sales
  • business interruption
  • loss of anticipated saving
  • loss of business opportunity
  • goodwill or reputation
  • or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 Material on our website is the copyright of Seafish. It may be reproduced without formal permission or charge for personal or in-house use. Permission to reproduce any of this material other than for personal or in-house use should be sought from:
Roger Forbes
Brand Engagement Officer

5.2 Where any items on this site are being republished or copied to others, Seafish should be acknowledged as the source.

5.3 Permission to reproduce 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.

6.1 In relation to any dispute arising out of use of the Seafish website the user and Seafish agree to submit exclusively to the jurisdiction of the law of Scotland.

7. Changes to these terms and conditions

7.1 Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

7.2 You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use after the terms and conditions have been updated.

Last updated 2 September 2020