Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting Shetland Sheep Society website. Please read our terms and conditions of use carefully. If you do not accept these Terms please do not use or order from this website. If you use the website it means that you have accepted these Terms and Conditions from the date on which you first used this website.

Who we are

This is the website of the Shetland Sheep Society. Registered office is Spring Holton Farm, East Chinnock, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 9ES United Kingdom.

Changes to the Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to change these terms at any time. If you use the website after we have made revisions, it means that you have accepted the terms as modified by the changes.

Service Access

We make every effort to make sure that the website is available at all times, however, we shall not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable for any period. Access to the website may be suspended without notice for reasons beyond our control.

Using the site

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations and does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the site (including, without limitation, by hacking).


While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of information on this website, we accept no responsibility for the accuracy of site content. You rely on the information provided on this site at your own risk. In particular, be aware that we do not monitor the advertisements placed in the Marketplace section for veracity. The Society is not responsible for any representations made by its members and inclusion of any livestock, products or services within this site does not imply any warranty or endorsement.

If you propose to buy any of these items you should make your own enquiries as to the accuracy of the information posted on the site e.g. such as contacting the owner to verify the flock registration details.

In so far as we are able, we exclude all liability for all direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage which arises out of or in connection with the use of this website. We are not liable for any loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or data on account of your use of this website or downloading of any material from this website or from websites linked to this website.

Copyright and logo

All material on this website is the copyright of the Shetland Sheep Society or third parties where stated. The photographs, text and other graphic images on this site are copyright works and none of them may be copied, reproduced, licensed or otherwise exploited without express written permission of the Shetland Sheep Society or any other copyright holder.

We do grant you permission to download and print the pdf documents from our website for your private use.


This site contains links to external websites. External links are provided as a source of additional information on Shetland Sheep, related topics or are links to Shetland Sheep Society Members’ websites.

We are not responsible for the content of external websites or the availability of linked pages. The presence of a link to an external website does not imply any endorsement by the Shetland Sheep Society Trust of that site, its owner, its content or any service that it provides.


We take your privacy seriously and will treat all your personal data in accordance with the data protection law of England. Please read our Privacy Policy.

Governing Law

If any of these terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any country in which these Terms and intended to be effective, then to the extent and within that jurisdiction in which that Term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms and the use of this site shall be governed by the English Law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with this site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Dated: 20 November 2012