Legal Statement

This website, “” (together with all the material, information and computer files on the website (the “Materials”) and other content, together, the "Website"), is operated by Stephen Gillespie Consultants Limited, a company registered in Scotland (registered number SC109198) (the “Company”).

Acceptance of Terms

Your access to and use of the Website is subject exclusively to the terms and conditions set out below (the “Terms and Conditions”). You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting of these Terms and Conditions (including all disclaimers and exclusions of liability) If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop accessing and using the Website.

Intellectual Property

The intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright and database rights) in the Materials are owned by, or are licensed to, the Company. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions transfers to you any rights of ownership of such intellectual property rights or constitutes a licence to use such intellectual property rights other than to the extent expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions.
You may copy any Materials to the extent necessary to view the Website using normal browsing software. You may not modify, distribute or reproduce the Materials in any manner and for any other use without the prior written consent of the Company.
You may not remove any product identification, copyright notices or other notices from the Materials or any copies of the Materials which you may have made or printed for your own personal use.
Any unauthorised downloading, use, copying, modification or distribution of the Materials may be in breach of statutory or common law rights which could be the subject of legal action.
All rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company.


The contents of the Website (including the Materials) do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision. Accordingly, the Company excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability (other than liability for death or personal injury) resulting from any such reliance.

Changes to Website

The Company reserves the right to both :
1) change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it (including the Materials) without notice and you confirm that the Company will not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and
2) change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

Links to Third Party Websites

The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the content or availability of any such websites. Accordingly, the Company excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability (other than liability for death or personal injury) resulting from your access to or use of such websites or use of any information or material on such websites.
[You are not permitted to link to any page of the Website without the Company’s express prior written notice that you may do so and then only subject to any conditions that the Company may impose on you from time to time.]
If you wish to provide a link to the Website this must be to the SGC-Valid8™ homepage which is currently at You are not permitted to frame, page-jack or link to any other page of the Website. You are not permitted to use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy the Website or the content expressed herein.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

The Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranty or representation of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Company excludes all liability for and will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with access to or the use of the Website (or any of its contents or the materials.
The Company makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses, malicious code or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. However, it is recommended that you should virus check all Materials downloaded from the Website and regularly check your computer for the presence of viruses and other malicious code.
The Company excludes to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law all liability (other than liability for death or personal injury) in connection with any damage or loss caused by computer viruses or other malicious code originating, or contracted, from the Website or any third party sites.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of the Company for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of the Company or that of its employees or agents.

Data Protection

The Company will not collect any personal data about you (that is, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or other data from which you can be identified) (“Personal Data”).
In some cases, the Company may collect information about you that may not be Personal Data. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the web site from which you linked to the Website.
When you view the Website some information may be stored on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file and will help the Company in many ways. For example, cookies allow the Website or a related advertisement to be tailored to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your Internet browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.


You agree to indemnify and hold the Company and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other fees and expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against the Company and/or its employees and agents arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your access to or use of this Website or any third party website accessed through this Website.


If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Scotland and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Should you have any questions in connection with these Terms and Conditions, please e-mail the Company at