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Website Disclaimer

All Disclaimer, Copyright, Privacy and Legal Information provided on this page applies in respect of my website, and any communications, electronic or otherwise, made by me, Scott Charles Docherty, to you, the visitor. It also applies to my Wee Glesca pocket guide to Glasgow, any podcast, ezine, ebook, Twitter feed, Facebook page, RSS Feed (or 'Blog') issued by me online, and any images published by me on this website, in Wee Glesca, or on my Twitter feed (@toptenglasgow) or Facebook page (/toptenglasgowguide). Further, any reference on this page to '', 'me', 'my' or 'I', includes reference to me, Scott Charles Docherty, the registered owner of the said website.

Without prejudice
The content of this page,, is written by me, Scott Charles Docherty, entirely without prejudice to my whole rights and pleas and may be founded upon in any legal proceedings raised against me only at my instance. As such, nothing in this page is to be construed as an admission by me of any kind.

Your acceptance
By your use of this website as a visitor, you accept the application of all legal and other conditions, specifications and information contained in this page, and accept that even if you have not read the contents of this page in full or in part, given its ease of accesibility, the information herein will apply to your said use of the website nevertheless. Should you choose not to accept anything stated in this page, please cease use of this website immediately.

Accuracy & Loss Arising
The materials and information contained on this website or its related Wee Glesca book or social media feeds  or other content are provided for general information only and do not constitute any form of advice. I do not hold myself out to be an expert or even knowledgeable in relation to the content of the site. I do not work for the tourist industry, and publish the content of the site for my own personal reasons. I assume no responsibility for the accuracy of any particular statement and accept no liability for any loss or damage which may arise from reliance on the information or recommendations contained on this site. It is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of any statement made by me on this site, in email correspondence and in my Twitter feed, Facebook page, RSS Feeds / Blogs, ezines, ebooks and podcasts and in the Wee Glesca book. That being said, if you consider that you have located any inaccuracy on my site, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will endeavor to rectify it if your observation is well founded.

External Links
Links to other websites from these pages or from my ezine, ebook or other communications are for information only and I accept no responsibility for, or liability for, access to the material on any website which is linked from or to this website. By providing links to other websites, I do not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these websites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to It is your responsibility to check each of the companies and information sites I recommend for yourself, to ensure that their service or information is accurate and what you require. I would also ask you to bear in mind that many of the links from this site to external sites have been paid for on an annual basis; whilst that is the case, please note that I always strive to ensure, in compliance particularly with Google's paid link policy, either that those links include a "no follow" attribute, or otherwise and in any event, that all links are relevant to the page on which they are located and provide genuine assistance to visitors to my site looking for travel-related information.

Affiliate Programs & Vendors
With regard to vendors and information providers which may be linked to, I do not investigate, endorse or otherwise recommend or approve of any product or merchant information located on or available through my site, the Wee Glesca book, email correspondence, ezine, ebook, and RSS Feeds / Blogs. To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall I be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, consequential damages, or punitive damages whatsoever including, without limitation, loss of revenue, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss, loss of technology, loss of rights or services, loss of data, interruption or loss of use of any equipment, invasion of privacy, arising out of the use of or inability to use this website, even if I have been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether under theory of contract, delict (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise.

I do not own or control other networks, other sites or hyper linked sites outside of my own website. I am not responsible or liable for performance (or non-performance) within such networks or within interconnection points between my website and other networks and/or sites that are operated by third parties. I also make no representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through my website and you agree and acknowledge that at times your ability to access my website may be impaired or disrupted. Although I will use commercially reasonable efforts to take any action I deem appropriate to remedy and avoid such events, I cannot guarantee they will not occur, and accordingly I disclaim any and all liability resulting from or related to such events. I am not responsible for any damage, consequence or loss of information that might be caused through your use of this site.

Special Podcasts Disclaimer
The only purpose of the podcasts, For the Love of G...lasgow, Glasgow Generations and Glasgow Conversations ("the podcasts") is to entertain. They are no substitute for travel advice or general information. The podcasts are provided on the understanding that they do not constitute travel or other advice or services. Guests, including my co-hosts Alan Macdonald and Charles Docherty, who speak in the podcasts, express their own opinions, experience and conclusions, and I neither support, endorse nor oppose any views or opinions discussed by my guests in the podcasts. The podcasts are available for private, non-commercial use only. Advertising which is incorporated into, placed in association with, or targeted towards the content of the podcasts is forbidden. You may not edit, modify, or redistribute the podcasts. I assume no liability for any of your activities in connection with the podcasts or for your use of the podcasts in connection with your website, computer or mp3-playing device. If you consider that upon listening to the podcasts, your legal or other rights have been infringed, please contact me in the first instance and I will endeavor to discuss the matter with you directly. If I consider that your concerns are justified, I may consider issuing a public retraction and / or apology of any statements made during the podcasts which might have led to such an infringement of your rights.

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My rights - Your Obligations
© Scott Charles Docherty 2004 - 2015. All Rights Reserved. Save to the extent expressly permitted below, the content of every page on this site,, and in its associated Wee Glesca book, email correspondence, podcasts, ezine, ebook, Twitter feed, Facebook page, and RSS Feeds / Blogs, may not be reproduced or transmitted or made available on a network in whole or in part without the prior consent of Scott Charles Docherty. These pages may be downloaded or printed for your personal and private use provided that you make no alteration to any of these pages and you do not use any part of the pages in any work or publication in whatever medium stored. If you are working for a commercial organisation that wishes to refer to my material, you must first gain written permission from me to do so before you can reference my material. For your rights in relation to images shown on the Glasgow Photo Box section of this website, please read the notice on the relevant pages therein.

Your rights - My Obligations
I have researched all information on my site personally, and if you believe that in the publication of that information I have in any way infringed your copyright or the copyrights of any organisation associated with you, please do not hesitate to contact me in the first instance, and I will endeavour to rectify any such infringements as soon as possible if they are well founded.


The social media "aquicons" at the foot of most pages on the website were designed by Jessica Lanan and reproduced following a resize under a Creative Commons (Attribution 2.5 Generic) License.

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Privacy Policy

I am committed to safeguarding your privacy online. I use the information I collect about you to help me understand more about how my site is used and to be able to send you communications about and Glasgow that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise. The 'personal information' is information that enables me to identify you, such as your email address, name, and title. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.

What personal information do I collect?
I collect the following information regarding visitors to my website: information regarding what pages are accessed and when, information volunteered by you (such as survey information), email address and your preferred means of communication.

I use forms instead of the regular e-mail links on my site in order to protect me from SPAM and other online threats. When you send me a message on the form I track the IP address. Your IP address may vary each time you visit, or it may be the same, depending on whether you access my site through an always-on type of Internet connection or through a dial-up connection. Your IP address does not reveal or collect personal information, and it is not my intent to know or use this. All of this information is used only in the aggregate, in other words it is entered into my database, where I use it to generate overall reports on my visitors, but not individual reports. This information is also collected for quality assurance to my advertisers.

Who is collecting your information?
When you are in my website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with me alone unless stated otherwise.

With whom do you share your information?
As a general rule, I will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when I have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when I believe in good faith that the law requires it. I may take individual identifying information available from affiliated third parties, but only where this has been authorised by the individual persons whose information is being transferred. I do not sell on lists to others. From time to time, I may agree with other likeminded organisations to write to some of each other's supporters for the mutual benefit of both.

What are my choices regarding collection, use and distribution of my information?
If you indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information about my work on I will send you communications regarding such work and activities, either electronically or otherwise. In addition, I may send you direct mail that I feel may be of interest to you. I do not sell or rent user information to anyone.

What is your policy on allowing me to update, correct or delete my personally identifiable information?
The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to me. If you change email address or if any of the other information I hold is inaccurate or out of date, please e-mail me. You are entitled to unsubscribe from any lists I maintain containing your details, and I will honour such a request from you.

What are cookies & do you use them on this site?
My traffic analysis software places a small file known as a "cookie" on your computer's hard drive. A cookie simply allows me to track if you have visited my site before. Cookies contain no personally identifiable information that would allow me to identify you. Cookies cannot be used to read data off of your hard drive, and cannot retrieve information from any other cookies created by other Web sites. I use cookies in this manner to help me understand how visitors use my site, and to help me to improve my site. You may refuse to accept a cookie from me by following the procedures specific to your Web browser. Although you may do so, you may find that your browser reacts strangely when visiting not only my site, but other sites as well. For the avoidance of doubt, your continued use of this site reflects automatically your implicit consent to the use of cookies in this manner.

And what about Google Cookies?
Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve adverts on my site. Google's use of what's called 'the DoubleClick DART cookie' enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to websites. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy (you can access this via Basically, the cookie means that use is being made by third-party advertising companies to serve adverts when you visit my site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, again please have a look at Google's privacy policy and follow their instructions. Also, you can find out more about this by visiting

Talking about Google, what about those search boxes on the site?
The search boxes on this web site ("Search Boxes") are powered by Google Inc ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy (located at shall apply to your use of the Search Boxes and by using the Search Boxes you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

How do you protect my personal identifiable information?
I am committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the individual identifying information that you provide to me and am subject to the UK Data Protection legislation as well as that relating to freedom of information.

What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of my information?
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while I strive to protect your personal information, I cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to me, and you do so at your own risk. Once I receive your transmission, I make my best effort to ensure its security on my system.

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W3C Compliance

The W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) has issued various guidelines on the user accessibility of websites online. I have attempted to ensure that my site complies with many of the guidelines, by providing amongst many things much in the way of text equivalent content and clear navigation, by refraining from the use of unnecessary 'technological wizardry' to stylise the site, and by using 'alt' tags for my images.

However, I have not provided a fully text-only version of my site, and you may very well find other aspects of my site which you believe do not comply with the W3C Guidelines.

If that is the case, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to provide you with a means by which you may easily access any parts of the site you wish.

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Governing Law & Jurisdiction

The legal content on this page will be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots Law and you will submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

Thank you for reading this page - your personal information and use of my website is extremely important to me, and if you have any queries or concerns whatsoever in relation to anything said here, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Scott Charles Docherty

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