Published - Wednesday 25th October

Terms and Conditions

Just a few legal bits in case you have any concerns about using our website.

Using our website

The Smiddy website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Accessing and using this website constitutes acceptance by you of these conditions. We reserve the right to change the conditions of use at any times. We advise you to review the conditions of use on a regular basis. Accessing and using this website after such changes have been posted constitutes acceptance by you of these conditions.


The Smiddy will take every care and precaution to ensure that the contents and information it publishes on its website is accurate and up to date. Unfortunately it cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk. Please be advised that you should verify the accuracy of any information before acting upon it. The Smiddy also reserves the right to change information at any time without notice.

Applicable law

The laws of Scotland govern these conditions of use and you agree that the Scottish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute. Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Cookies and website Analysis

When users enter The Smiddy website their computers will automatically be issued with 'cookies'. Cookies are text files which identify users' computers to the The Smiddy server. The website then creates "session" cookies to store some of the preferences of users moving around the website. Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users but identify only the computer used and they are deleted on departure from the website.

Many websites do this to track traffic flows with tools like google analytics, whenever users visit those websites. We do not currently offer users the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at this time but we may apply a cookie plug-in at a later date if it becomes beneficial to our users. You can still manage cookies yourself by setting preferences within your browser.

Privacy statement

Some services on this website allow us to collect personal information from you for the purpose of email marketing or getting in touch with you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used. If you have opted into to our newsletter, your information will be stored in our MailChimp database, you can unsubscribe from that list at anytime. We don't like getting emails we don't want either.

Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

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