Terms and Conditions

Access to and use of the www.aiyf.org web site (the ‘Web Site’) is provided by AIYF to you (the ‘User’) subject to the following Terms and Conditions (the ‘Terms and Conditions’).

In using this site the User indicates his agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. In agreeing to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, the User agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the other documents referred to and incorporated into these Terms and Conditions, and the expression ‘Terms and Conditions’ shall be deemed to include these other materials.


Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF) is a participatory Festival for young people. It is a unique platform for young talent and a celebration of youthful creativity and innovation. The Festival attracts an astonishing array of talent from across the world and offers you an unmissable chance to experience a range of high quality and diverse performances.

Aberdeen International Youth Festival is a charity registered in Scotland. Charity Number SCO 14935.


The User acknowledges and accepts that AIYF may from time to time alter any aspect of the Web Site, or any of the services or products provided through the Web Site, as it thinks fit and without notice to the User. Further, AIYF may alter the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. The User accepts that it will have no claim for breach of contract or otherwise in respect of any such alteration.


The User warrants that in its use of the Web Site it shall:- (a) use the Web Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of the Web Site by any third party; (b) not engage in any conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person; (c) without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (b) above, not upload, post, transmit or distribute any material or information in which the User does not own the intellectual property rights, or any material which is in any way unlawful or which is potentially harmful, threatening, abusive, libellous, pornographic or otherwise obscene, or racially or ethnically or otherwise objectionable; and (d) not upload, post, transmit or distribute any material or information which contains a computer virus, or other code, files or programs intended or having for effect to disrupt or otherwise adversely affect the operation of the Web Site or of other Users’ computer systems. EventScotland shall be entitled to remove any material or restrict or terminate your access to the Web Site in the even that any of the above warranties are breached.


The contents of the Web Site (the ‘Contents’) are provided to the User by way of general background information only. The User accepts and acknowledges that AIYF its officers, employees, agents, representatives of any sort, and advisers shall not in any way be liable for any damage, loss, costs or expenses arising directly or indirectly from the User’s downloading of any of the Contents from the Web Site, or its reliance on or use of any of the Contents for any purpose.

Without prejudice to the foregoing generality, AIYF hereby excludes, insofar as permitted by law, all warranties and representations, express or implied, in respect of any of the Contents, including but not limited to any information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons forming part of them, including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of third party rights or any law, compatibility, security and accuracy.


The Web Site and its Contents may incorporate links to the web sites and services of third parties. Such links are provided for the User’s convenience only, and their provision does not constitute an authorisation by AIYF to the User to access such third party web sites, nor an endorsement of the content of such third party web sites by AIYF.

The User acknowledges and accepts that AIYF is not, and shall not be held responsible for any damages, loss, costs or expenses arising from the use of such third party web sites, or products or services available through such third party web sites.


Except where expressly indicated otherwise, copyright in all of the Contents of the Web Site belongs to AIYF or its third party licensors. Notwithstanding the foregoing, AIYF hereby authorises you as a User to:- (a) view and display the Contents; (b) download the Contents and store them in your computer (for example in the browser’s cache) for a period not exceeding thirty days, provided that the User also downloads this copyright notice; and (c) print out the Contents, provided that the User also prints an acknowledgement in the form set out below and attaches it to any printed copy of any of the Contents.

Form of acknowledgement required where the Contents (or any of them) are reproduced : ‘¬© 2008 AIYF. Reproduced with permission.’


AIYF reserves the right to terminate forthwith, or to refuse to permit, the use of the Web Site by any User, at any time and at AIYF absolute discretion.


These Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to include any other policies contained on the Web Site from time to time, including but not limited to rules relating to the data protection policy of AIYF, as set out in the ‘Privacy Policy’. These Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy and any other specific terms of use appearing anywhere on the Web Site constitute the entire agreement of the parties in relation the use of this site, and the Terms and Conditions supersede any other agreements between the parties in this matter.

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term or condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the Terms and Conditions and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

The rights of AIYF and the User under these Terms and Conditions may be exercised as often as necessary. They are cumulative and not exclusive of either party’s rights under the general law, and may be waived only in writing. Delay in exercising or non-exercise of any right is not a waiver of that right.


These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.


If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, you do not have permission to access the Contents of the Web Site and therefore should cease using the Web Site immediately.

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