Terms of Service

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Get On Board Edinburgh is a service delivered by Edinburgh’s Third Sector Interface which is a collaboration between Volunteer Edinburgh, EVOC, and Edinburgh Social Enterprise. We are the infrastructure agencies in Edinburgh that are dedicated to developing and supporting volunteering and active citizenship, supporting Edinburgh’s vibrant voluntary sector and developing social enterprise. Together, we help ensure that the third sector, social enterprise and volunteering is represented across the local Community Planning structures. We work together across a range of projects.

This website is maintained by Volunteer Edinburgh on behalf of the Edinburgh TSI.

You can read more about how we use and manage data, including cookies and your personal data, in our privacy notice here.

For Organisations

Volunteer Edinburgh holds a database of volunteering opportunities. To advertise your organisation’s opportunities your organisation must meet their minimum standards and then register with them.

Volunteer Edinburgh advertise opportunities that are based in Edinburgh. If your opportunities take place outside Edinburgh or across a wider area please go to volunteerscotland.net.

Get On Board Edinburgh reserve the right not to promote an opportunity if we believe it does not comply with legal requirements, good practice or volunteer Edinburgh’s minimum standards. You can read more about Volunteer Edinburgh’s Terms of Service here.

Information provided by you on being a trustee or related to a volunteering opportunity may feature in one or more of our newsletters and may be shared via social media channels operated by one or more of the organisations comprising the Edinburgh TSI.

We may also use your information anonymously to produce reports for funders and the general public about our activities and to promote and develop volunteering.

For members of the Public and Volunteers

We cannot be held liable for the accuracy of the information provided by third party organisations. We also can’t be held liable for the service you receive from third party organisations, nor for your volunteering experience with them.

If you provide information for inclusion in one or both of our newsletters, we’ll always do our best to include your submission in the next edition(s). Get On Board Edinburgh reserves the right to omit a submission if it is deemed unsuitable.

If you have other questions we’d be happy to answer them. Give us a call on 0131 225 0630 or email hello@getonboardedinburgh.org.uk.

The legal bit

This website and our services are for personal and non-commercial use only. You may print parts of the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not use any information from any directory or other listing made available on the website and/or via our services, in connection with any business or commercial undertaking (whether or not for profit).

Any other use of materials on the website and/or contained in our services (including without limitation reproduction for a purpose other than that noted above and any modification, distribution or republication) without the prior written permission of Get On Board Edinburgh is strictly prohibited. You also agree not to link to and/or frame the website or any of the content of the services for any purpose, unless specifically authorised in advance by Get On Board Edinburgh to do so.

You agree that you shall not use (and shall not permit any other person to use) the website and/or the content of the services to transmit or receive material which is obscene, threatening, menacing, offensive, defamatory, abusive, untrue, in breach of confidence, in breach of any intellectual property right (including copyright) or which may cause anxiety to others including racist or sexist content or material which otherwise violates any applicable law or regulation or code, or which makes excessive demands for bandwidth or contains any virus or which may otherwise impair or harm Get On Board Edinburgh’s computer systems or any third party computer system.

We have the right to remove any postings, materials or other items on the website which we believe may be illegal or which we determine to be inappropriate.

By using our services, you hereby grant to Get On Board Edinburgh a royalty free, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive licence to display, copy, reproduce and make available on the website (and otherwise deal with as necessary to provide to you with services) any material and information which you may provide to Get On Board Edinburgh through your use of our services.

Intellectual Property

Save to the extent expressly set out in these Terms, Get On Board Edinburgh does not grant any licence or other authorisation to use any trade mark, product names, company names or logos or any of its copyright works or other intellectual property rights of Get On Board Edinburgh or third party organisations by placing them on or making them available by means of the website and/or our services.

Availability of the Website and our Service

Get On Board Edinburgh does not promise full, uninterrupted or error free operation of the website and/or the services. All liability of Get On Board Edinburgh, its directors or employees howsoever arising for any loss whatsoever arising from your use of or inability to use the website and/or our services is excluded, insofar as it is possible to do so in law.

These terms are governed by Scots law.