The Access Scottish Theatre web portal is a project of Federation of Scottish Theatre, delivered by Birds Of Paradise Theatre Company.

Access to the services of this web portal is made available to the user in accordance with the following Terms of Use:

General Use

This website may contain proprietary notices and copyright information other than the site owner’s, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Federation of Scottish Theatre (hereinafter referred to as FST) does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the information or content (collectively, the ‘Materials’) contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this web site (the ‘Service’), nor the quality of any information or other materials displayed, or obtained by you as a result of information in or in connection with the Service (the ‘Products’). You hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any Materials shall be at your sole risk. FST reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omission in any portion of the Service or the Materials.

The Service and the Materials are provided by FST on an ‘as is’ basis, and FST expressly disclaims any and all warranties, expressed or implied – including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the Service or any Materials or Products. In no event shall FST be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages – of any kind whatsoever – with respect to the Service, the Materials and the Products.

Limitations of Liability

In no event, will FST be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, or on any other hyper-linked website, including – without limitation – any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information-handling system or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

FST shall have no liability for any interruption or delay in access to its family of websites or web services.

The Materials included in the FST family of websites and web services have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice.  These Materials do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of FST, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, Creative Scotland, or any other funder, stakeholder or partner of FST, or their staff.  The copyright on all Materials rests with FST or the Third Party contributor, except where explicitly stated.  The inclusion or exclusion of Materials in is at the discretion of the Editor.

FST respects the rights (including the intellectual property rights) of others, and we ask our users to do the same. FST may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe or otherwise violate such rights of others.

Where appropriate, and at its discretion, FST may remove any information which has been proven to infringe upon the copyright of another Third Party. Should you believe that any of the information contained within the FST family of websites is in breach of your intellectual property rights, please email us at

Linking to Third Party Sites

In linking to Third Party Sites, FST makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this one. When you access a non-FST website, please understand that it is independent from FST, and that FST has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link to a non-FST web site does not mean that FST endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as computer viruses and other items of a destructive nature.

Linking to or other FST network website domains

FST appreciates appropriate links in your own Web pages to the website. Permission is expressly granted to any person who wishes to place a link in his or her own page to the website. However you must obtain special permission before placing assets from the website in your own web page e.g. a graphic, a news story.


Any data held on the website has been compiled from information supplied by various organisations and website users, and is held in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act. Care has been taken to ensure accuracy but FST cannot accept responsibility for errors or alterations to details, nor can FST accept responsibility for any claims made by venue or company partners.

You may not create a database in electronic or any other format by downloading and storing all or any parts of the Materials from the website.

Copyright Notice

The website is copyright by Federation of Scottish Theatre, c/o Royal Lyceum Theatre, 30b Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AX, Scotland UK. All Rights Reserved.


The FST and Access Scottish Theatre logos and those of other FST specific programmes are all trademarks of Federation of Scottish Theatre. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website.You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you might commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Rights to remove or reproduce material uploaded or posted to the website

By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with us you agree to grant us, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way we want (including modifying or deleting it). In order that we can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws and that you have the right to give us permission to use it for the purposes specified above.

Legal jurisdiction

The laws of Scotland shall govern your use of the site and you hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Liability for the actions of users on the website

You must not use our website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. The majority of content posted on our website is created by our venue and company partners. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of FST. We accept no responsibility for any loss or harm incurred.

Data Protection

This website is owned by Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST –

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We do not store any personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact or profile information to allow identification through of our online services.

Any contract information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified, and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent unless required by law.

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you certain rights including a right to request a copy of your information and to have inaccurate information corrected.


Further information

If you have any comments, questions or requests please email FST. For more information on data protection legislation and related matters please visit the Information Commissioner’s website.