Terms & Conditions

General terms

Our publications, this website and our services are owned and delivered by Codebees Ltd (“Edinburgh Events”, “we”, “our” or “us”) unless specifically indicated otherwise, and are operated and controlled from the United Kingdom and are subject to these terms and conditions.

Our main place of business is 10 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU Scotland, United Kingdom (SC).

These terms and conditions and your use of our publications, this website and our services are governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of Scotland.

By using the website, you (“readers”, “user”, “users”, “visitors”) acknowledge and agree that:

  1. Copyright in the content of our publications and this website is owned by Edinburgh Events, or under agreement from a copyright owning partner, or under other rights, you have granted us. All rights are reserved and are protected by copyright, database, design and other rights. The content (“Our Content”) of our publications, apps and websites include editorial and listings, advertising and comments, reviews, photos, videos, sound, data and any other material that users of the services or readers of our publications contribute. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of Our Content in whole or in part without the prior written agreement of Edinburgh Events. All permitted copying, redistribution or publication of Our Content, shall require the user to agree that there shall be no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend, copyright or other rights notice and shall include links to this website.
  2. Individuals or organisations who supply or make content available including advertisements, comments, reviews, photos, videos, data or any other material, via the website or via means of post, email, FTP, URL or other method, do so under these terms and conditions except to the extent an agreement or variation signed by both parties has been executed.
  3. Email addresses which we publish, users who have identified themselves to us as a point of contact for an event or venue and users who supply event or venue information including images are not subject to the consumer Privacy Policy herein. In order to ensure the accuracy and completeness of our listing data, we may periodically contact you. [You can find the page on which your contact information is published by using a Google site search such as, edinburghevents.org hello@edinburghevents.org] In the event, you wish to update the email address or remove it so as to cease receiving service emails, follow our Update this Event and Update this Place link on the page on which your address is published to request the change. Those whose email is not published can request removal by contacting info@edinburghevents.org.
  4. Our data includes business email addresses. These are provided solely for the purpose of assisting consumers with customer service matters and other activities as indicated. You agree not to compile any email lists nor to use such addresses for marketing any product or service.
  5. The permitted re-use of content through API, RSS, widget or other supply or feed mechanism that may from time to time be offered on the website or otherwise, unless covered by another written agreement with Edinburgh Events, are subject to all terms and conditions herein. In particular, such permitted re-use shall be subject to ensuring that no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright or other rights notice shall be made. You will consider the risks involved in using any content and accept that, notwithstanding the testing and tuning we have undertaken, that the use of a supply or feed mechanism in any form may have an adverse impact on the speed of your device or website.You agree to use the RSS, widget or other supply or feed only to provide summaries, each with a functional link to the associated story on our website that shall display the full content immediately (e.g., no jump pages or other intermediate or interstitial pages). You further agree not to frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which our content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window. Edinburgh Events reserves the right to alter, modify or withdraw any service without notice and provides no service level agreement for speed or up-time. We may determine that a supply or feed mechanism is placing an unacceptable processing burden and withdraw the service.
  6. Edinburgh Events is the registered trademark of Edinburgh Limited. The names, images and logos identifying Edinburgh Events and its products and services are proprietary marks of Edinburgh Events, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks without obtaining permission may be an infringement of rights in those marks and Edinburgh Events reserves all rights to enforce such rights. We hold rights in the following marks Edinburgh Events, edinburghevents.org, www.edinburghevents.org and associated logos.
  7. Edinburgh Events provides the content in good faith but no guarantee or representation is given that the content is accurate, complete or up-to-date. Use of content on the website is at your own risk.
  8. While Edinburgh Events takes reasonable precautions on the website to prevent computer viruses and other malicious programs no liability is accepted for them. Connection to this site will be transmitted via public networks, and Edinburgh Events makes no warranty or representation that the operation of this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, and disclaims all liability in respect thereof.
  9. This website contains links to other websites, including booking links. Edinburgh Events is not responsible or liable for any material supplied by or contained on any third party website which is linked from or to this, or any use of personal data by such a third party. The inclusion of any link on the website does not imply endorsement by Edinburgh Events of the linked site and Edinburgh Events offers no guarantee or liability for the efficient operation of these sites. Access to linked third-party websites is at your own risk. Please note that these Terms and Conditions apply solely to this website and not to any linked third party sites.
  10. Edinburgh Events keeps track of the number of visitors to its website, the pages they visit and how long they stay. We also collect information from visitors, including click data on advertisements, so that we are able to measure interest, tailor the presentation, and otherwise personalise our service. We will inform advertisers and partners about the number of visitors their advert has generated and other user behaviours.
  11. These terms and conditions may be modified from time to time. Continued access or use of the Service by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to these terms and conditions.

Copies, reprints, commercial access and CLA licensed use

Edinburgh Events supply content under licence to external organisations. All enquiries related to commercial reuse should be addressed to admin@edinburghevents.org

Edinburgh Events are members of the PLS and consent to use of content under several CLA licences.

Comment system

The website includes a comment and user review system (Edinburgh comments) and we aim to establish an exchange of information and opinions about the events and places we list.

Users submitting Comments are requested to follow our guidelines and must comply with the law. This will enable dissent and debate to be a healthy part of such exchange.


  • Comments should be focused on the topic addressed and avoid swear words. Use of CAPITAL LETTERS is nearly always unhelpful.
  • Users value well presented and written material: Edinburgh Events will remove Comments that are poorly presented.
  • Comments should only submit URLs that are directly relevant to the place or event. Obviously commercial or spam-like contributions will be removed.
  • Users should not submit Comments that could harass on grounds of sex, race, gender or disability, or is offensive to others sexuality.
  • Users should not submit Comments that are obscene, threatening, menacing, abusive, or in breach of confidence.
  • Users must avoid Comments that identify an individual in an invidious manner. Edinburgh Events will remove Comments that may be libellous.
  • Users must not post material which is the copyright of a third party.

Edinburgh Events reserves the right to edit or delete comments without reason.

By your use of the comment system, you indicate your consent to Edinburgh Events, at its discretion, determining that a breach of these guidelines shall be deemed a breach of our terms and conditions of use of the website.

Privacy Policy

Edinburgh Events is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information collected from you. By using our website, you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with the following Privacy Policy. We may ask you to provide certain information when you use the website.

You will know when we are collecting information intended to be kept for future use because the web page will contain a link to this privacy policy. The information collected may include:

  • your name, occupation and job title
  • postal/e-mail address
  • details about services you specifically request
  • details from documents you complete online
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers


We may:

  • send service-related information to you which we think may be of relevance/interest to you
  • send information relating to you or others if you indicate that you want to receive communications
  • provide other companies, such as advertisers, with statistical information about our clients, (but we will not provide them with information which can be used to identify any individual client or contact)
  • pass your details to accountants, consultants and other professionals and third parties, but only for the purpose of obtaining professional advice and complying with our contractual obligations to you
  • request optional information such as your interests in order to provide more tailored products and services to you (e.g. through internal research, data analysis, market research and product research


Visitors to our site may opt to receive communications via a variety of means including email newsletters that contains information we believe to be of interest. You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information by ticking the relevant data protection boxes whenever you are asked to fill in a form on this website. If you have previously not objected to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by writing to 10 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU or by e-mailing us at info@edinburghevents.org.

If you leave this website via a link to a website operated by a third party, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide while visiting such websites and the terms and conditions of that site will cover your usage. Your visit to any other sites and any transactions you may undertake will be under the terms and conditions of that site. Edinburgh Website, Edinburgh Events and any partner sites directly linked from www.edinburghevents.org do not accept any responsibility for purchases, or liability for any damages.

In every case, you should exercise caution and look at the terms and conditions and privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

By using the website and not advising us to the contrary, you agree to us using the data in the way set out in these terms and conditions. We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. Under this Act, you may request details of personal information that we hold about you. You may be charged a small administration fee of no more than £10 for this information. If you want to make a request, or if you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete you should write to the Data Protection Compliance Officer at Edinburgh Events at the above address. Any information that is found to be incorrect will be corrected as soon as possible.

Sale of services and products on sites owned by Edinburgh Limited.

The sites include but are not limited to www.edinburghevents.org, guide.edinburghevents.org, festival.edinburghevents.org and edinburgh.website. These are general terms and conditions for services and products offered on the websites which are provided by Edinburgh Limited and in some cases an operating company or business unit within the group. Substitute products and services will not be provided unless specifically agreed with you. Our online shop, shop.edinburghevents.org, is provided only for consumer purchases for non-commercial use. For any commercial purchases, please contact shop@edinburghevents.org. Some products and services may be in limited supply, for which we only have archival quantities, and we reserve the right not to fulfil any orders in which case a full refund will be made.

You have the right to return the goods and receive a refund within fourteen days of purchase except in the case of the sale of an issue of any magazine, any digital product which the consumer has unsealed or otherwise started using, or other product which by its nature has a time-specific value (e.g. an event ticket). We will refund your postage costs for returning goods on request. When you make a purchase from the Shop (e.g. purchasing a subscription or a single copy of the current issue) you will receive written confirmation of your transaction. All queries or requests for any refund related to the supply of products or services should be made to Edinburgh Limited, 10 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU or by emailing us at hello@edinburghevents.org. We will charge a modest fee to process refunds.


Edinburgh Events does not accept liability for any loss incurred by error or omission of any advertisement. In the event that advertising materials do not reach Edinburgh Events by any agreed deadline, the advertiser remains liable for the full cost of the advertisement and Edinburgh Events reserves the right to use the inventory or fill the space as it sees fit. Cancellation is not offered on any confirmed booking. Edinburgh Events, entirely at its discretion, will endeavour to meet changes in requirements requested at least 20 working days in advance of the earlier of the start date or the advert being sent to print. Edinburgh Events will not publish any advertisement which Edinburgh Events consider may be in breach of the law or is otherwise defamatory or libellous. The advertiser shall indemnify Edinburgh Events in respect of any costs and expenses arising out of any claim resulting from the advertisement.

Payment is required before publication or delivery of services unless credit facilities have been agreed in advance and in writing. Edinburgh Events will charge 8% interest on overdue accounts plus any costs incurred in securing payment. We will notify you of these charges in advance. Where applicable, VAT will be added at the prevailing rate – currently 20% in the United Kingdom.


Edinburgh Events’ website makes use of “cookies“. A cookie is a small piece of information which is stored by your web browser. Your use of the website is deemed to be your consent to the use of cookies.

Cookies used by Edinburgh Events Website
name type contents purpose
* Persistent if you tick the “remember me” checkbox when signing in, otherwise a session cookie is used.
Session cookies last only until you close your web browser.
COOKIE_NOTICE persistent numeric indicates you have been shown a message telling you that this site uses cookies
DIS persistent distance in miles stores a distance from your location in which to search
FAV persistent venue IDs stores your chosen favourite venues
LOC persistent latitude, longitude and location name stores your chosen location for use in searches
LOCNEW session location name including region displays a confirmation of a new set location (if you have auto-detected your location)
LOCPRV persistent latitudes, longitudes and location names up to three previously stored locations for quick access when changing location
PHPSESSID session random ID identifies your shopping basket while you use our shop
PRTNR session affiliate ID indicates you have visited edinburghevents.org by following a link on the website of one of our partners
SCHPRV session search field values search criteria you have used today so that the search form can be pre-filled for subsequent searches
U persistent or session * user ID indicates that you have signed in

We use Google Analytics to record traffic volumes. You can read about the cookies which Google Analytics uses and/or install a browser add-on to opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

We use Google’s DFP Small Business to serve advertisements. You can read more about DFP’s use of cookies and/or learn how to opt out of advertising cookies.

By using this service, the user represents and warrants that he or she will not use the service in any manner that would violate these Terms and Conditions or any third party’s copyright, intellectual property, or other rights. Any violations or potential violations should promptly be reported to info@edinburghevents.org

Rules for Edinburgh Events’ Competitions and Offers

Edinburgh Events runs Competitions and Offers from time to time in print and on our sites for the benefit of readers. The following general rules apply:

  • Only one entry per person is permitted.
  • Entry is open to UK residents only.
  • Offers are subject to availability.
  • Only original List magazine vouchers or if provided prints of edinburghevents.org vouchers may be used (as specified in the individual offer).
  • A prize will be drawn within one week of closing date.
  • Only the winners will be contacted personally.
  • Winners will be notified by telephone or email.
  • As prizes may be time sensitive, if we are unable to reach you by phone, we may re-draw the competition.
  • Entrants must provide the entry details as specified.
  • Entrants may be required to be 18 years of age or older.
  • Offers and prizes are not transferable.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • Employees of Edinburgh Events and any company associated with a specific promotion, and their families, are not eligible to enter competitions.
  • Proof of sending post/email is not proof of our receipt of your entry.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost, delayed or damaged.
  • The closing date is as specified.
  • The prize must be collected, if appropriate, within one month of notification.
  • There is no cash alternative to the prize or offer and no other prize is available for request. But in the event of the advertised prize is unavailable Edinburgh Events reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
  • Winners may be required to take part in or co-operate with publicity.
  • No responsibility is accepted for inaccurate prize details supplied by sponsors.
  • Use of false name or address, i.e. name, by which the entrant is not usually known, will disqualify them from receiving any prize.
  • Edinburgh Events reserves the right to amend these rules from time to time.
  • The prize winners will be selected at random by Edinburgh Events. Edinburgh Events’ decision is final in every situation, including any not covered above and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Entrants are deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them.
  • Competitions and Offers may have individual additional conditions as indicated.
  • Edinburgh Events will not pass on entrant’s personal details to any other organisation without their permission, except if necessary for the purpose of awarding the prize or if the entrant has agreed to a competition’s specific terms and conditions whereby it is stipulated that details will be shared.