Terms and Conditions
- Who we are
- About these terms and conditions
- About linking by hypertext to our website
- About copyright in our website
- About trade marks in our website
- About the accuracy of the Website Information
- About the Internet, service interruption, viruses etc
- About Personal Data and our privacy statement
- About our liability to you
- About the law relating to these terms and conditions
- Competition Terms and Conditions
Who we are
We are the Edinburgh International Film Festival, a subsidiary of the Edinburgh International Film Festival Council, a limited company with charitable status (registered in Scotland No. 132453). Our principal place of business is at Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ. Please remember that throughout these terms when we mention "we", "us", "our" etc., we mean edfilmfest.org.uk. When we refer to "you" we mean the user and/or browser of our website.
About these terms and conditions
You are reading the terms and conditions for use of the edfilmfest.org.uk website. They make a legally binding contract between you and us. Your acceptance of the terms and conditions is made by your browsing our website and is dated to your first use of the website. If you do not accept the terms and conditions or any part of them you should stop using our website immediately.
We reserve the right to make changes to these terms and conditions from time to time which will take effect from the date of posting on the website. Your continued use of the site will mark your acceptance of any changes to the terms and conditions.
We may from time to time display additional terms and conditions on our website, for example in connection with a specific promotion or in connection with the sale of goods or services. If the terms and conditions for use of the website should conflict in any way with such additional terms then the additional terms will prevail.
About linking by hypertext to our website
Before providing a link to our site you must seek our permission. To do this, email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the URL to which you wish to link and the URL of the page on which you will be displaying the link. We do not permit the display of our web pages in any html frame unless we have expressly authorised this.
About copyright in our website
The images, graphics, text, applets and scripts operating our website (which, collectively, we call "Website Information") are copyright© Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009 unless otherwise stated. You may view Website Information in a web browser for private browsing purposes only. Copying Website Information into a computer cache or storage device for private on or off-line browsing purposes is also permitted. You may not make a copy of the Website Information or any part of it for any other purpose without our prior written consent, which may be granted at our discretion (or where we do not own the copyright, we will direct you to the owner themselves for such consent). Nothing in these terms and conditions or on our website constitutes a licence to use or copy the Website Information.
Occasionally we may publish images or text in which the copyright is not owned by us. Where this is done, and where practicable, we acknowledge the copyright owner.
About the accuracy of the Website Information
The Website Information is provided "as is" and we make no representation, endorsement or warranty as to its accuracy. We will not be liable for any action taken (or not taken) in reliance upon the Website Information and such action is taken entirely at your own risk. We reserve the right to make changes to the Website Information to correct any errors or omissions (or at our discretion) without notice and without liability to you.
External websites to which we provide hypertext links are not under our control and we take no responsibility and shall not be liable in any way for their content.
It is a feature of our website that much of the Website Information is contributed to us by many different third parties and we do not control those parties or their information.
Opinions expressed within the Website Information are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent our opinions.
In the unlikely event that you find any inaccurate information on our website or have any complaint about what we have published please email email@example.com. We will investigate on receipt and take such action which we, in our sole discretion, determine as being appropriate having regard to all the circumstances.
About the Internet, service interruption, viruses etc
We and all other web publishers have no control over the Internet, which is a global public network of computers and the method by which you access our website. As a consequence and in common with most web publishers we take no responsibility for service interruption or the transmission of viruses or other malicious computer code through our website.
About Personal Data and our privacy statement
Where appropriate, we collect and hold your name, address, email address and similar information, which collectively we call "Personal Data". We may collect Personal Data from you when you are purchasing items through our website.
We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1984/1998. We undertake to maintain your privacy within the framework of the law. We shall not pass Personal Data to any third party unless we have received your permission to do so.
If we have received your permission to do so, we will from time to time use Personal Data to inform you of our latest services, offers etc. and the offers or services of third parties.
Our website makes use of "cookies". Cookies are data held in your web browser. They do not in themselves identify who you are or your other Personal Data to us. They do allow us to monitor your use of our site.
Our guiding principle is that your Personal Data is only held to allow us to support and improve your customer relationship with edfilmfest.org.uk. If you have any concerns about our use of your Personal Data please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will investigate complaints, act on emails claiming unjustified exploitation of data and take such further action, as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate.
About our liability to you
So far as lawfully possible, we exclude all liability to you in contract or delict (negligence) (other than negligence by us which gives rise to personal injury or death). We also exclude liability for any consequential or indirect loss, which may be caused to you by us.
About the law relating to these terms and conditions
We are situated in Scotland and the law of Scotland shall govern any interpretation of these terms and conditions. The Scottish Courts shall have jurisdiction in any disputes between us.
By entering an EIFF competition you confirm that you agree to the following Terms & Conditions:
1. To enter a competition you must be 18 years old or over at the time of entry.
2. No purchase necessary.
3. Only one entry per person.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed, or which are not received for any reason.
5. The winner will be contacted via email. The judges’ decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
6. By entering the competition the winner agrees to participate in such promotional activity and material as Edinburgh International Film Festival may require.
7. The prize will not be transferable to another person.
8. No part of a prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.
9. If an advertised prize is not available, we reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
10. Incorrectly completed entries will be disqualified.
Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.