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1. Copyright of the materials contained in this website ("the Materials"),  which term shall include any part or parts thereof) is owned by East Ayrshire Council. You may not reproduce the Materials in any form save that you are hereby authorised to view, copy and print such Materials subject to the following conditions, unless otherwise by specific permission from East Ayrshire Council;

1.1 The Materials may be used for non-commercial, information purposes only;

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1.3 The Materials may not be incorporated in any other work or publication, in any form; and

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3. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, or otherwise any license or right under any patent or trademark of East Ayrshire Council. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any East Ayrshire Council copyright.

4. Any product, process or technology referred to in the Materials may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by East Ayrshire Council, and may not be licensed hereunder.

5. The name East Ayrshire Council and the East Ayrshire Council logo may not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of this information without specific, written, prior permission.

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6.1 East Ayrshire Council disclaims all warranties with regard to the Materials, including all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness;

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7. The Materials or any other East Ayrshire Council publication may include technical inaccuracies or typographic errors. Changes may be made to the Materials or other publications periodically and will be incorporated in new editions. East Ayrshire Council may make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the programs described in the Materials or other publications at any time without notice.

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Such reference does not imply that East Ayrshire Council intends to announce such products, programs or services.

10. The Materials and the use of or reliance on any information contained therein shall be governed by the provisions of Scottish law and the Scottish courts shall have sole jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of or in conjunction with the Materials.