Terms of use

The use of this site, which is managed by NHS Health Scotland, is subject to terms and conditions outlined below. By accessing and using this site, you automatically confirm your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any times by posting the changes online.

You are responsible for reviewing the site's terms and conditions regularly to obtain information about changes. Your use of the site after changes are posted automatically confirms your acceptance of the changed terms and conditions.

Your use of this site

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights or restrict the use and enjoyment of the site by other users.


NHS Health Scotland allows copying and reproducing of material for personal and non-commercial purposes with the exception of the healthyliving award logo and material that is quoted and therefore attributable to an external organisation or individual. All other uses, including academic purposes, require the prior written permission of NHS Health Scotland which will not unreasonably be withheld.

NHS Health Scotland must be acknowledged as the owner of intellectual property and copyright in the material.

healthyliving award logo and brand

Copying of the names, images and logos identifying the healthyliving award brand is not permitted without prior approval.

Copying of third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

External links

Links from this site should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability for the content of external websites. Although we do our best to ensure that all external links function, we cannot guarantee that at all times nor that the pages will be available at all times.


This site and all the material contained within it is provided "as is" without any endorsement or warranty of any kind, whether expressed or implied, as to its quality, fitness for a particular purpose, security or accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained within this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the site or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from the use of the site.

Resolution of disputes

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Disputes arising from these terms and conditions shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

Acceptance of these terms and conditions

If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, you do not have permission to access the content of this website and should cease using it immediately.