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Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions create an Agreement applicable to your use of this website. BestofEdinburgh.com reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time.

Copyright

This site is protected by copyright. All contents on this site are copyright to BestofEdinburgh.com and it's web partners. You are granted a limited license to make personal use only of the site.

All trademarks and servicemarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We receive your IP address and other such details as automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. This information is not actively identified with individual users by us except in extreme cases of abuse of our services. BestofEdinburgh.com is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it provides links.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies

What

1st?

Cookies Set

Description

Google Analytics

Yes

4

Google Analytics

AddThis

Yes

9

Sharing button

DoubleClick

No

2

Advertising

Media 6 Degrees

No

4

Advertising

Session

Yes

1

Session cookie

.google.co.uk

3rd

1

Search

.tradedoubler.com

3rd

1

Advertising

www.partner.viator.com

3rd

1

Advertising

Our own cookies

We use a Session ID cookie to make our website workso that the session and activity associated to the session can be identified. There is no way to prevent this cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily "Like" or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

  • AddThis - Privacy Policy provide us with lots of sharing buttons all in one neat package

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called "analytics" programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

Advertising Cookies

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither us, advertisers or our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.

You can learn more about online advertising at http://www.youronlinechoices.com . You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices although we would prefer that you didn't as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free. It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won't see adverts, just simply that they won't be tailored to you any longer.

We use:

Banner Adverts

We fund our site by showing adverts as you browse our site. These adverts are usually managed by a partner specialising in providing adverts for multiple sites. Invariably these partners place cookies to collect anonymous data about the websites you visits so they can personalise the adverts to you, ensure that you don't see the same adverts too frequently and ultimately report to advertisers on which adverts are working. Our partners include:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.

Disclaimer

We do our best to ensure that access to BestofEdinburgh.com is available 24 hours a day but we will not be liable if for any reason the site is suspended temporarily or permanently and without notice.

The opinions, information and resources contained within this site are for informational purposes only. Our listings are not exhaustive of the establishments or events available in Edinburgh and inclusion does not imply endorsement of any kind by BestofEdinburgh.com. BestofEdinburgh.com has used reasonable care and skill in compiling the content of this site, however, we make no warranty as to the accuracy of any information on this site and cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions. Confirmation of details should be sought from the establishments concerned as they may be changed without notification to BestofEdinburgh.com. Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk. BestofEdinburgh.com is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any web sites to which this site is linked, and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

All bookings are effectively made directly with the accommodation and events provider and their individual terms and conditions apply. These details are available either through the booking page or directly from the establishment concerned. All bookings information contained on this site has been compiled from details supplied by the proprietors of the establishments and event organisers. Although the information was correct at the time of compilation, you are advised to confirm the details at the time of booking.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland.