Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions govern your use, as provided by UnderTheChristmasTree., including use of message boards and comments board. We may amend or add to these terms and conditions without notice to you, so please check them periodically. We are registered at, The Schoolhouse, Mouswald, Dumfries, DG1 4LT.

From time to time, our Sites may publish articles or features, which some site visitors may find offensive. UnderTheChristmasTree does not intend to offend and suggests that Site visitors who find the tone or content of the Sites offensive, no longer visit the Sites. No responsibility is taken for any offense caused.
If you do not agree with these Terms, you should not use the Sites.

Newsletter & Registration
When you register with us you are stating that you are over 16 years of age. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate and complete.

You must keep the password which you use to access UnderTheChristmasTree confidential and must not disclose it to or share it with anyone. You will be responsible for all activities that occur under your password.

On joining our FREE newsletter and then deciding you do not wish to receive these newsletters then you can choose not to. You can unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time using the link provided in the emails.

Use of comments box
If you use a comments box, you alone are responsible for the content of your messages, and any consequences arising. By using UnderTheChristmasTree you agree to comply with the following:

UnderTheChristmasTree is to be used by you for your personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes (to promote a company, product or service or to recruit staff) without prior written permission.

If a member puts an email address or web address into a message, you may not use it for any purpose other than that which the Member intended.

You may not post to UnderTheChristmasTree or use UnderTheChristmasTree to publish, send or distribute any message or material (in any media or form) that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or sexually or otherwise discriminatory, offensive, inaccurate, is in breach of confidence or a third party’s intellectual property rights or which otherwise includes objectionable material of any kind or nature, that encourages or engages in conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which has a disruptive influence on

You (whether acting in your capacity as a journalist in any media or otherwise) must not post appeals for case histories on All media requests should be sent to [email protected] Unauthorised appeals for information will be removed.

UnderTheChristmasTree may modify these Terms from time to time. Continued use of the Sites by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Terms, so it is wise to check this page regularly.
We may terminate your access to the Sites, without notice, in addition to our other remedies if you fail to follow these Terms.

By adding a listing or comment to the site, you agree to comply with the following terms:

UnderTheChristmasTree reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material, such as listings or comments added by UnderTheChristmasTree and you. will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.

UnderTheChristmasTree reserves the right to share material, such as the content of listing and comments with other organisations who may also publish the material.

UnderTheChristmasTree reserves the right to email you from time to time if you have indicated that you are the owner of the business, group or event.

Images in comments and submissions
The member must submit only his/her own original images and agrees and confirms that this will not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third party.

The photo should be of sufficient quality to publish.

UnderTheChristmasTree reserves the right to edit any photo.

If your photo contains what appears to be illegal conduct, UnderTheChristmasTree may notify law enforcement authorities.

Advert booking conditions
Although UnderTheChristmasTree is a free service, our advertising slots incur a charge. Prices and terms of paid advertising are clearly disclosed prior to booking your advert. Please take care when booking your adverts as they are non refundable.

All adverts are paid for at time of booking unless stated otherwise. Prices may change from time to time and we may not give notice.

UnderTheChristmasTree reserves the right to cancel any ad bookings that it feels are not appropriate for the site or are in conflict with any services the site offers. No refund will be given for adverts that contravene our terms and conditions.

UnderTheChristmasTree reserves the right to email you from time to time with relevant information, if you have indicated that you are the owner of the business, group or event.

Privacy Policy – We do not store details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Intellectual Property
All copyright, trade marks (registered or unregistered) and other intellectual property rights of whatsoever nature arising from all materials, content and information on this site, including the site’s design, layout and organisation, are owned or licensed by UnderTheChristmasTree.

Except where stated, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted in any form by any means, including but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of UnderTheChristmasTree.

Permission is granted to access, download, or print such material for your personal, non-commercial use only and is subject to these terms and conditions.

By submitting content to UnderTheChristmasTree, including your first name, you grant UnderTheChristmasTree a right to use, reproduce, modify, and publish it in other works. You also permit any member to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use.

If you, third party or any individual feels a copyright pictures has been used without permission on UnderTheChristmasTree once notified, UnderTheChristmasTree have the right of a 2 week grace period to remove this without charge. Please note UnderTheChristmasTree will always in good faith ensure there is no copyright infringements on our website however as stated above once notified please allow 2 working weeks for the image to be removed before going any further as no payment will be made by UnderTheChristmasTree.

Third Party Web Sites, Goods, Services and Affiliating
UnderTheChristmasTree provides links to third party web sites. We make no representations as to the quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links, or any goods or services available from such sites.

All matters concerning any goods and services that you purchase from a third party site, including without limitation all contract terms are solely between you and the owner of that site and UnderTheChristmasTree will not be liable for any costs or damages to you or any third party arising directly or indirectly out of any third party website. You hereby waive any claim you might have against UnderTheChristmasTree with respect to any such sites.

UnderTheChristmasTree from time to time will use affiliate links which do not affect your browsing experience. These link help to generate money to keep UnderTheChristmasTree going. We will notify on nearly all post when these have been used with our pop up.

Disclaimer of Warranties
UnderTheChristmasTree is providing this site on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties.
The content on the site and forum has been included in good faith. The Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Whilst UnderTheChristmasTree endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and UnderTheChristmasTree does not accept any liability for error or omission.

In particular, the support and information in the forum and site does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by UnderTheChristmasTree and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific decisions or to be a substitute for obtaining professional advice. You should consult a doctor, health or appropriate professional if you require specific advice.

You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the site before entering into any commitment or taking any other form of action or inaction based upon them. UnderTheChristmasTree does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of postings submitted by users , moderators and parent supporters on the forum, or endorse any opinions expressed by users, moderators or parent supporters.

All conditions, warranties, terms and undertakings express or implied statutory or otherwise in respect of the provision of the Content and the Site are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability
Neither UnderTheChristmasTree nor any of its directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of this site or any information contained in it. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

You agree to indemnify and hold UnderTheChristmasTree and its directors, employees and agents harmless from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising from your use of the Site.

Breach of these Terms
UnderTheChristmasTree will be entitled to restrict, suspend or terminate your membership or deny you access to UnderTheChristmasTree or take such other action as UnderTheChristmasTree  deems appropriate if UnderTheChristmasTree determines, in its sole discretion, that you are in breach any of the Terms and Conditions or that your use of UnderTheChristmasTree is inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.

The restriction, suspension or termination of our service pursuant to this section will be without prejudice to any rights which UnderTheChristmasTree may have against you in respect of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
UnderTheChristmasTree shall be entitled to disclose your user identity and details if required or requested by the courts or other law enforcement authorities and/or agencies or in such other circumstances as UnderTheChristmasTree in its sole discretion considers reasonably necessary or appropriate.

You agree to indemnify and hold each of UnderTheChristmasTree, its directors, sponsors, representatives, employees and contractors, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitors fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of UnderTheChristmasTree, the violation of these Terms and Conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber of your account, or of any intellectual property or other right of any other person or entity.

Applicable Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland and any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Any failure or delay by us to enforce strict performance by you of any of the Terms and Conditions or to exercise any right under the Terms and Conditions will not be construed as a waiver to any extent of our rights.

These Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy constitute the entire understanding between you and us as to your use of UnderTheChristmasTree and supersede all prior agreements and understandings between us and you.

Privacy Policy

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Cookie Policy

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