Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the website of Gordon & MacPhail - the world's leading malt whisky specialist.

Below are some details about our website (www.gordonandmacphail.com) (our site), which set out how you can use it. We have tried to keep them as short as possible, but by entering the site you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions, so please take a few moments to read through them.

We will update the contents of this website from time to time so we suggest you check these terms and conditions regularly.

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

As our site is about malt whisky, an alcoholic drink, there are some restrictions on who can use this site as follows:-

1. to access the site you must be old enough to buy alcohol in the country in which you are resident or from which you access this site; and

2. you must be legally entitled to use this site in the country in which you are resident or are accessing this site. The laws of some countries prohibit their residents from using sites like ours so please check if you are unsure whether this applies to you before proceeding.

Though it goes against our natural Scottish hospitality, we are afraid that if you fall within either of these restricted groups, we have to ask you to please leave our site now.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

By entering this site and accepting these terms and conditions, you agree to indemnify us against any loss, injury, fines, costs and expenses incurred by us as a result of your viewing or use of this site.

If you do not agree with these terms, you must not use our site.

Who we are and where you can find us

Gordon & MacPhail is a trading name of Speymalt Whisky Distributors Limited.

Our head office is at: George House, Boroughbriggs Road, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, IV30 1JY.

Our UK telephone number is: 01343 545 111 (fax: 01343 540 155)

Our VAT number is: GB266070562

Speymalt Whisky Distributors Limited is a limited company registered in Scotland with company number SC37522. Our registered office is the Elgin office noted above.

We are happy to hear from you in person if you happen to be in our neighbourhood, or if you prefer more modern methods of getting in touch, please address your e-mails to: info@gordonandmacphail.com

We own, or have permission to use, everything on this site, including the pictures, photographs, all the text, and the underlying software code. Though we are happy for you to visit this site as often as you like, you will not obtain any rights in any of the materials you find on it, and you may not copy or use these materials except as expressly provided for in these terms and conditions of use.

If you wish to use any of the images or text contained on this site, please contact us at info@gordonandmacphail.com for permission.

We hope you will enjoy learning about the wonders of whisky, as well as about our own history and plans, through using this site. We are happy for you to print hard copies of, and may download extracts of, any pages from our site, provided it is for your personal, non-commercial use. All other copying or downloading is prohibited and all other rights are reserved.

The name "Gordon & MacPhail" is a registered trademark owned exclusively by Speymalt Whisky Distributors Limited meaning any reproduction or use of it is prohibited. This prohibition also applies to all other trade marks, names, logos and images you will see on the site and on our products irrespective of whether these trade marks, names, logos and images are owned by us or by a third party.

Linking to this site

You may create a link to the home page of this site with our prior express consent. We welcome hearing from you if you wish to create such a link. Please contact us at info@gordonandmacphail.com for permission.

If you do create a link to a page of this site you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out in these terms and conditions of use will apply to your use of this site by linking to it. We reserve the right to withdraw any permission granted to link to this site.

Security

If you choose or are provided with a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our site security procedures, you must treat that information as confidential and not disclose it to any third party. We reserve the right to disable any user name or password if you fail to comply with these terms and conditions.

Contributing material to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to contribute material to our site, or make contact with other users of our site, you must not transmit any material:

• that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, fraudulent, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial or religious hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or
• for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
• which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or
• which is technically harmful or causes our site to be technically interrupted or rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of our site is in any way impaired.

We have the right to remove fom our site any material contributed by you. We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who claims that any material transmitted to our site by you amounts to a violation of their intellectual proeprty rights or rights to privacy.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but, by accepting these terms, you agree to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

Any information or materials uploaded to our site by other users of the site has not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

Viruses

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them.

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site.

You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Information about you

Our Privacy Policy (http://gordonandmacphail.com/privacy-policy/) contains details of the information we will collect from you when you use our site. By entering our site and accepting these terms and conditions, you agree to accept the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Cookies

Our Cookie Policy (http://gordonandmacphail.com/cookie-policy/), sets out information about the cookies on our site. By entering our site and accepting these terms and conditions, you agree to accept the terms of our Cookie Policy.

Our disclaimer

We have tried our best to make sure that everything on our site is accurate, but we are only human and must admit there is a chance we might make a mistake. So everything, including materials, text, graphics, links or other items contained in this website, is provided "as is" and you use the site at your own risk. This means we offer no guarantees and accept no liability, express or implied, in respect of any errors, omissions or inaccuracies on the site, or its fitness for any particular purpose.

We hope you like our site and will visit us often, and we will do our best to ensure it is always available to you, but we cannot guarantee constant and uninterrupted access to the site. Other than to the extent we are bound under law, we exclude any and all liability whatsoever for any errors or problems you experience due to technical faults or any loss, injury, damage, costs or expense you suffer because you visited our site, for example (but not by way of limitation) due to any computer viruses or any financial loss you may suffer as a result of relying on any inaccurate information you receive on this site. This does not affect any statutory rights which by law cannot be excluded by us.

This website may contain links to other websites. These links do not imply any connection between ourselves and the website owners or operators, or any endorsements of these websites and we have no control over their content and are not liable in any way in respect of them.

From time to time we may ask you to read other legal terms and conditions elsewhere from our site.

Law and jurisdiction

By entering our site and accepting these terms and conditions, you agree that the Laws of Scotland will govern these terms and conditions, and your use of the site. You also agree that the Scottish Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute regarding these terms and conditions or your use of the site.

So if you think this makes sense and are happy to carry on please confirm your acceptance by clicking in the box provided which will also act as confirmation to us that you meet the age and residency requirements of using this site and welcome to the world of Gordon & MacPhail's Malt Whisky.