Terms and Conditions


Friends At Rest - Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website (the "Site"). Using this Site indicates that you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, do not use this Site.

We may change our terms and conditions from time to time so you should review them regularly. Your use of this Site will be deemed an acceptance of the terms and conditions existing at that time.

Information About Us

This Site is operated by FriendsAtRest.com ("We") and our administration staff can be contacted via the website support page.

Accessing our Site

If you are under sixteen years of age, you may only use this Site with the consent of a parent or guardian.

Subject to any contractual obligations we may owe to any users of our paid for services, we shall not be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Occasionally, we may have to restrict access to our Site to users who have registered with us. This can be due to server problems or upgrades etc. We will endeavour to keep any outages to an absolute minimum.

Registered users will require a username and password in order to access our services, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user name or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions.

When using our Site, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy.

We reserve the right to restrict or deny you access to all or some parts of the Site if you act in breach of these terms and conditions.

Uploading material to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

You must own the copyright or possess the appropriate permissions to upload any material to our Site.

Any material you upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

Copyright of material on our Site

Material is displayed on our site because display rights have been obtained from the copyright holder, or because it is known to be in the public domain, or because clear copyright/ownership could not be established. It is not the intention of this Site to willingly violate copyrights or intellectual ownership in any way. If it is determined that material appearing on this Site is copyrighted by others, it will be removed.

If you wish to discuss the copyright of any material displayed on this Site then please contact us.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Any of the material on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off and download extracts of any page from our Site for your own personal non-commercial use.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

Our liability

The material displayed on our Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute common law or the law of equity;

b) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time;
  • and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate to the best of your knowledge and belief.

Sales transactions through our site

Where we (FriendsAtRest.com) sell goods or services through our Site, such transactions are governed by the FriendsAtRest E-Commerce Terms and Conditions.

Where third party suppliers sell goods or services through our Site, such transactions are governed by the Supplier E-Commerce Terms and Conditions.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which 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 (e.g. via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack).

We will report any such abuse to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links from our site

Where our Site contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our Site must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page.

The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission.

Spam (unsolicited emails) policy

Although we operate a 'no spam' policy. Friends At Rest reserves the right to contact members under certain infrequent circumstances such as any major change to the site (or problem with the site) that would impact directly on the tributes that we currently look after.

We will NEVER sell or pass on email addresses to any third party (unless to not do so would be in breach of the law - for example a request by law enforcement officials where a warrant for the information is issued).

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The Scottish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These terms and conditions are governed by Scottish law.