Our acceptable use policy

This page, together with our Privacy Policy, the website and VisitScotland Explore mobile applications’ terms of use and any other documents referred or linked to in this page, (together, the 'Terms of Use') sets out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of our website (www.visitscotland.com) ('our site') and VisitScotland Explore application ('our app').

This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website www.visitscotland.com ('our site') and application ('our app'). This Acceptable Use Policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site or app. Your use of our site or app means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the rules and policies in this Acceptable Use Policy, which form part of the Terms of Use.


1.1  You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site or app:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way, to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
  • and/or to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

1.2  You also agree:

  • not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site or app in contravention of the provisions of our Terms of Use;
  • not to access without our authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  • any part of our site or app;
  • any equipment or network on which our site or app is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our site or app; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.


We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you.

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