Terms and Conditions

This website www.courant.scot (the ‘site’) is provided by European Merchants Ltd (‘European Merchants’, ‘we’, ‘us’). Use of the site is governed by these terms and conditions, along with the documents to which they refer (‘Terms and Conditions’). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you start to use our site. By using the site, you indicate that you accept the Terms and Conditions and that you agree to abide by them. If you are not willing to accept these Terms and Conditions, you may not use the site.

Site Owner

The site is owned and operated by the European Merchants Ltd, trading under the name European Merchants, a company registered in Scotland, with company number SC643557.


Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the site without notice. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the site, or the entire site, without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.


The site and its contents are for general information only and are provided ‘as is’. We make no warranties, representations or undertakings about: any of the content of the site (including, without limitation, any as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content); or any content of any other third-party website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or other means through the site. We make no guarantees that the site is free from so-called computer viruses. It is strongly recommended that you check for such viruses before downloading it or its contents.


Links to third-party websites are for your convenience only. Such websites are operated and controlled by third parties and their inclusion does not imply any endorsement, approval or responsibility by us of the materials on such websites.


We accept no liability for any claims, penalties, loss or expenses arising from: any reliance placed on the content of the site; the use or inability to use the site; the downloading of any materials from the site; or any unauthorised access to or alteration to the site. This clause shall not exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of European Merchants.


The content of the site (including, but not limited to, all text, designs, photographs, video, audio and artwork) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. The copyright is owned by European Merhchants or is otherwise licensed from a third party for use by us. You may view or download any part of the site for private purposes, but you are not permitted, without our permission, to: store the site, or any part of the site, for any other purpose; print copies of the site, or any part of the site, for any other purpose; reproduce, copy or transmit the site, or any part of the site, in any way, for any other purpose or in any other medium. Certain portions or elements of our site are licensed under a Creative Commons (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International) License. For those portions or elements only, the terms of that license alternatively apply where relevant. All other rights which are not specifically granted are reserved. All rights relating to the name, brand, logo, style and type of European Merchants are explicitly and fully reserved.


Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which any reliance should be placed. European Merchants is an independent body which does not express opinions of its own. Any opinions expressed in content or publications on our site are the responsibility of the authors. 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.


You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site: in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect; to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material which is technically harmful and contains, including, without limitation, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs, components or similar computer code or data designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. You may not misuse the site (including, without limitation, by hacking or attacking our site by means including, without limitation, a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack). You may not access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our site; any equipment or network on which our site is stored; any software used in the provision of our site; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third-party relating to our site.

Privacy Policy

Please read our Privacy Policy for details of how we use information about you.


We reserve the right to amend or replace the Terms and Conditions at any time. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in the Terms and Conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.


The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of Scotland and any disputes that may arise will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts. Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.


If you have any queries, you may contact us by email.

Privacy Policy

European Merchants Ltd (‘European Merchants’, ‘we’, ‘us’) is committed to preserving your privacy. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information obtained from those visiting and using our website www.merchants.scot and its subdomains (the ‘site’). By using our site, you consent to the collection, retention and use of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Personal Information

We collect personal details (such as your name, contact details and email address) which you may provide, for instance by registering for one of our events or submitting an enquiry to us; how you use the website and any other information you email or otherwise send to us. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.


Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website and to enable the site to function fully and effectively. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your device. The cookies set may obtain information about you, your computer, your use of our website and your general internet usage.

IP Addresses

We may collect information, where available, about your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is data about users’ browsing actions and patterns. It is used to inform improvements to the website, for system administration, and to report aggregate information to third parties.


We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal or other data transmitted to our website. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.


You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by us in our records, in return for which we charge a small fee of £10 (GBP). Please direct all requests by email. If any information held by us is incorrect, you have the right to ask for this to be corrected and updated. Please help us keep our records updated by informing us of any changes to your email address and other contact details. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your personal data) if we intend to use your personal data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us.

Third-Party Websites

The site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these third-party websites.


We may amend this policy from time to time. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made. By continuing to use our site, you shall be deemed to have accepted such changes.


If you have any queries, you may contact us by email.