Terms and Conditions

This DMC website is operated by DMC CIC. DMC CIC is a Community Interest Company registered in Scotland no. SCXXXXXX.

Our registered address is c/o The Stove Network, 100 High Street, Dumfries. We can be contacted on +44 (0)1387 252435, and by email on info@dumfriesmusic.co.uk

These conditions of use for the use of this website are set out below, and should be read carefully before you use the site. We hope that you will revisit the website and we recommend that you check these terms and conditions every now and again as we may make some changes to them. Your continued use of the site confirms your acceptance of our conditions of use.


The contents of these pages, including all web design, text, graphics and their arrangement and selection along with the source code and software are copyright DMC CIC and its agents, providers or affiliates.

Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this website may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other design, logo, website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other).

Requests to remove content

You can ask for content to be removed from www.dumfriesmusicconference.com at our discretion. Contact us to ask for content to be removed. Please send us the web address (URL) of the content and with a brief explanation of why you think it should be removed. We’ll reply to let you know whether it is suitable for us to remove the content.

You can still request information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.

Linking to dmc

We encourage you to link to any of our web pages, providing you do so responsibly. This means that:

  • If we ask you to remove or change a link to our websites, you do so as soon as possible.
  • The website you are linking from must not contain offensive, obscene or defamatory material, and must not infringe anyone’s copyright, trademarks or other similar rights.
  • If anyone clicks on the link you provide to our websites, it must open our website in a new page and not within a frame on your website.
  • You should include the words 'DMC’ in your link anchor text.
  • You must not remove any of our (or our licensors’) copyright or other proprietary notices from any material on our website.

Feedback and complaints

We hope you enjoy using our website and find it useful. We will try to answer any additional questions you may have. We also welcome your feedback on our website, both positive and negative. You can contact us by email at: martin@thestove.org or by writing to us at the address given on our contacts page. If you have a complaint about any aspect of our service, please mark it “Complaint”. We will aim to acknowledge receipt of your complaint within 5 working days and to respond to it within 14 working days.

Legal obligations

When you supply any personal information to www.bothystores.com (e.g. to subscribe to receive newsletters) we have legal obligations towards you in the way we use your data. We must collect the information fairly: we must explain how we will use it (see the notices on the specific web pages that let you know why we are requesting the information) and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else. In general, any information you provide to DMC will only be used within DMC. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. We (or our contractors) may check some of this personal data against third party databases to confirm that it is accurate.

DMC complies with both the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications 2002/58/EC. We also implement our own best practice methodology. This goes further than existing legislation and is designed to ensure that personal data is always treated ethically.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect certain information or data about you when you use www.bothystores.com.

We collect:

  • your email address and subscription preferences when you sign up to our email alerts, and how you use our emails - for example whether you open them and which links you click on
  • your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques

Who can view my data and what do they do with it?

This data can be viewed by authorised people in the DMC team and our suppliers, to:

  • improve the site by monitoring how you use it
  • gather feedback to improve our services, for example our email alerts
  • respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
  • send email alerts to users who request them
  • allow you to access DMC services and make transactions

How will we use the information about you?

Information gathered from the website submission form for newsletter sign ups, or online purchases is used to process your application for communications on the DMC website.

If you have signed up for our email bulletin, we will use the details you provided to send you regular newsletters and updates via email. We will not share this information for marketing purposes with other companies.


Our email newsletter is used by us to send you regular updates on events, news, and features on DMC. If you have consented to receive these newsletters, you may opt out a later date.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted, please email martin@thestove.org.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy please email martin@thestove.org from the address registered to your community page/email subscription.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.

Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so we can monitor its effectiveness and improve its performance. These cookies aren't used to identify you personally, and you can delete these files if you want to. For more information on how to manage, control or delete files, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

We use Google Analytics on an ongoing basis to collect information about how people use the website, and occasionally use other third-party services. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store any personal information (such as your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify you.

We use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to more accurately determine visitors by age, gender and interests. This helps us better establish the types of content we make available and what we produce online is relevant to our audiences.

You can opt out of Google Analytics by implementing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website, so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We will update this webpage when our privacy policy is reviewed. This privacy policy was last updated on 11 May 2018.


Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold about you.


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