Privacy & Copyright Statements and Disclaimer


This privacy statement only covers the Scottish Drugs Forum website and does not include any links to other websites.

Scottish Drugs Forum understands the need to protect the privacy of its website users.

We will not collect any personal data unless you consent to this or volunteer this information for the purposes of receiving information and/or services from Scottish Drugs Forum, including for Scottish Drugs Forum Membership and for administration of Scottish Drugs Forum events.  Information includes data on your name, telephone number, address or email address.

Scottish Drugs Forum may also collect information through our website that may not be personal data - such as the type of browser you are using, the type of computer or your IP address. This is to provide us with information which will allow us to assess use of the site and in turn, help us respond to public demand for our information resources more effectively.

We do not use cookies to collect information about you. Cookies are text files which hold information of visitors to a website.

Scottish Drugs Forum is not responsible for any information you as a user of the website may post on a web forum or blog.

Scottish Drugs Forum may decide to change this privacy policy. If we change anything we will update the policy immediately on the website.

Data Protection

Scottish Drugs Forum is registered under the Data Protection Act 1991. All our electronic data is stored in compliance with the Act. We will not pass on any details to a third party, and you have the right to see what data we store about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected.


You may use and re-use the information featured on this website – except logos, photos and linked or non-Scottish Drugs Forum copyright material - free of charge. In cases of SDF specific material, it may be appropriate to credit Scottish Drugs Forum as the source. 

Images and photographs on this site are subject to Scottish Drugs Forum copyright unless otherwise indicated.

Any material on this site which is identified as the copyright of a third party is not covered by Scottish Drug Forum copyright. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Copies of Scottish Drug Forum copyright publications, including SDF Bulletin newsletter, are available from the National Library of Scotland and the British Library.

Any enquiries regarding use and re-use of Scottish Drug Forum website material should be sent to:

Scottish Drugs Forum strives to ensure that the information published on our website is up to date and accurate.

However, the information on the website is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legally-binding advice or information.

Scottish Drugs Forum cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use and in no event will we be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

Scottish Drugs Forum cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.