Terms & Conditions

Access to and use of the www.visitlanarkshire.com web site (the 'Web Site') is provided by visitlanarkshire.com to you (the 'User') subject to the following Terms and Conditions (the 'Terms and Conditions').

In using this site the User indicates his agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. In agreeing to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, the User agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the other documents referred to and incorporated into these Terms and Conditions, and the expression 'Terms and Conditions' shall be deemed to include these other materials.

Who is visitlanarkshire.com?

visitlanarkshire.com was created by the Lanarkshire Area Tourism Partnership (LATP).

The LATP comprises of representatives drawn from: 

  • VisitScotland 
  • North Lanarkshire Council 
  • South Lanarkshire Council 
  • Private sector including the Lanarkshire Tourism Association.

The role and remit of the LATP is as follows: 

  • Oversee the implementation of the Lanarkshire Tourism Strategy 
  • Input to the National Tourism Strategy and review local alignment on an ongoing basis 
  • Secure resources for strategy delivery from partners 
  • Monitor performance of the Lanarkshire Tourism Strategy and Lanarkshire's contribution to the national tourism aspirations 
  • Act, when appropriate, as a lobbying body to further the interests of local tourism, leisure, and hospitality industries. 
  • Act as a forum for the exchange of experience, knowledge and best practice for both the public and private sector. 

We will develop and manage the website VisitLanarkshire.com as an exemplar tourism destination portal and deliver relevant and innovative information and marketing support services for the Lanarkshire tourism sector.

For further details on LATP, contact:

thomsonje@northlan.gov.uk or stephen.balfour@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

Lanarkshire Area Tourism Partnership,
South Lanarkshire Council,
Montrose House,
154 Montrose Crescent,
Hamilton,
ML3 6LB

Changes to the Web Site 
The User acknowledges and accepts that visitlanarkshire.com may from time to time alter any aspect of the Web Site, or any of the services or products provided through the Web Site, as it thinks fit and without notice to the User. Further, visitlanarkshire.com may alter the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. The User accepts that it will have no claim for breach of contract or otherwise in respect of any such alteration.

User Conduct 
The User warrants that in its use of the Web Site it shall:

(a) use the Web Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of the Web Site by any third party; 
(b) not engage in any conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person; 
(c) without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (b) above, not upload, post, transmit or distribute any material or information in which the User does not own the intellectual property rights, or any material which is in any way unlawful or which is potentially harmful, threatening, abusive, libellous, pornographic or otherwise obscene, or racially or ethnically or otherwise objectionable; and 
(d) not upload, post, transmit or distribute any material or information which contains a computer virus, or other code, files or programs intended or having for effect to disrupt or otherwise adversely affect the operation of the Web Site or of other Users' computer systems. visitlanarkshire.com shall be entitled to remove any material or restrict or terminate your access to the Web Site in the even that any of the above warranties are breached.

Hypertext Links 
The Web Site and its Contents may incorporate links to the web sites and services of third parties. Such links are provided for the User's convenience only, and their provision does not constitute an authorisation by visitlanarkshire.com to the User to access such third party web sites, nor an endorsement of the content of such third party web sites by visitlanarkshire.com. 
The User acknowledges and accepts that visitlanarkshire.com is not, and shall not be held responsible for any damages, loss, costs or expenses arising from the use of such third party web sites, or products or services available through such third party web sites.

Termination 
visitlanarkshire.com reserves the right to terminate forthwith, or to refuse to permit, the use of the Web Site by any User at any time.

General 

The list of hotels, b and b's and attractions on VisitLanarkshire is not exhaustive, however listing is open to all relevant businesses. Please contact visitlanarkshire if you would like to discuss listing your business.

These Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to include any other policies contained on the Web Site from time to time, including but not limited to rules relating to the data protection policy of visitlanarkshire.com, as set out in the 'Privacy Policy'.

These Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy and any other specific terms of use appearing anywhere on the Web Site constitute the entire agreement of the parties in relation the use of this site, and the Terms and Conditions supersede any other agreements between the parties in this matter.

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term or condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the Terms and Conditions and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

The rights of visitlanarkshire.com and the User under these Terms and Conditions may be exercised as often as necessary. They are cumulative and not exclusive of either party's rights under the general law, and may be waived only in writing. Delay in exercising or non-exercise of any right is not a waiver of that right.

Governing Law 
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

Non-Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions 
If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, you do not have permission to access the Contents of the Web Site and therefore should cease using the Web Site immediately.