Terms & Conditions

Recommendedagencies.com is a service provided by The Recommended Agency Register (RAR), whose registered office is at Mercat Building 4th Floor, 26 Gallowgate, Glasgow, G1 5AB, United Kingdom

Registered in Scotland for the purpose of these terms and conditions "we", "our" and "us" refers to RAR.

Please review these terms and conditions carefully before using the website. Your use of the website indicates your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

If you don't agree to these Terms, don't use this website. By registering for and/or using the website, our services, any premium service we offer, any platform, other service or information provided as part of the Site or RAR's services (collectively, "Services"), you agree that you are bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and you represent and warrant that you have the full power, authority and legal capacity to enter into these Terms of Use. If you are using this website or our Services on behalf of a legal entity, you are nevertheless individually bound by these Terms and conditions of Use even if your company has a separate agreement with us.

You agree not to sell or modify the content of recommendedagencies.com. You agree not to reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the content of recommendedagencies.com in any way for any public or commercial purpose, related to products or services that are not those of the Site, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits RAR or our licensors, that dilutes the strength of RAR or our licensor's property, or that otherwise infringes RAR's intellectual property rights.

Acceptable usage

You must only use the website in accordance with these terms and conditions and, in any event, for lawful and proper purposes which include complying with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice within the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this website.

You agree that you will not:

  • Post, transmit or disseminate any information on or via the website which is or may be harmful, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal.
  • Make use of the website to cause an infringement of the rights of any other individual, company or organisation.
  • Make any unauthorised, false or fraudulent claims or membership applications
  • Deface, alter or interfere with the 'look and feel' of the website or our software code.
  • Perform any action that creates an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the website or related infrastructure.
  • Attempt to probe, scan, test the vulnerability of our system or network to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  • Attempt to obtain unauthorised access to any of our networks.
  • Use the Account, username, or password of another Registered User
  • Allow any third party who is not authorized to do so to use your Account at any time.
  • Intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information from the Site.
  • Perform any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site infrastructure, including but not limited to "spam" or other such unsolicited mass e-mail practice

You agree to notify RAR immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by RAR or any other user of or visitor to the Site due to someone else using your user ID, password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.

Please Note that without prejudice to any of our other rights (whether at law or otherwise) we reserve the right to: Cancel your membership without reference to you or disallow you access to our website should we believe (in our discretion) that you are in breach of any of these terms and conditions.

Payments and fees

Should you choose to become a subscriber to any portion of the Site that requires a membership, you agree to pay the membership fees and any other charges incurred in connection with the membership or service you may decide to purchase while using the Site. These fees (including any applicable taxes) will be accepted by you at the time of purchase, at rates clearly posted and in effect when the charges were incurred. Unless we state in writing otherwise, all fees and charges are non-refundable.

If you sign up for a professional or enterprise membership, you will be billed on a yearly basis. If you downgrade your placement to Basic prior to the processing of your next year invoice on the 365th day, you will not be charged for the next year.

An upgrade from the Basic membership to the professional or enterprise membership will end your free membership. You will be billed for your first year immediately upon upgrading.

The Service is billed in advance on a yearly basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial years of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.

We reserve the right to change membership fees, service fees, processing fees or any other fee that may be charged by RAR at any time, at the sole discretion of RAR and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Site. No refunds of fees already paid will be given. If we exercise our right to cancel a membership as provided under these Terms of Service, at any time, we will not refund the membership fee already paid.


The membership forms set out the key criteria for each type of membership available and you will only be entitled to the services specified for your category of membership. By filling out a particular form you warrant that you meet the criteria specified. We may contact you at any time to verify any information that you have submitted either by email, post, fax or telephone and reserve the right not to process any membership application at our sole discretion.


RAR may from time to time modify/delete or add to the services, features and functions in its sole discretion, without notice to you. We may make change or what we consider to be improvements to the information, services, products and other materials on this website, or terminate the website, at any time without prior notice. We may also modify these terms and conditions at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified terms and conditions on the website. Accordingly, your continued access or use of the website will be deemed to be your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.

External links

Recommendedagencies.com may include links to other internet sites. We do not endorse any such websites and we are not responsible for the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through those websites. Your access and use of such websites remains solely at your own risk. You may only link to our website with our express written permission. We expressly reserve the right to withdraw our consent at any time to a link which in our sole opinion is inappropriate or controversial.

Limitation of liability

Whilst we aim to ensure maintain continuity of service, high quality content and user experience, the nature of the medium means that errors, omissions, interruptions of service and delays may occur at any time. We do not accept any liability arising from any such errors, omissions, interruptions or delays or any ongoing obligation or responsibility to operate our website (or any particular part of it) or to provide the service offered on our website. The specification of this site may vary from time to time without notice.

Disclaimer of warranty

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we disclaim all implied warranties with regard to the information, services and materials contained on this website. All such information, services and materials are provided "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind.

RAR is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. In particular, the data, insights and information herein does not contain any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific investments or other decisions. RAR reserves the right to make changes to the website at any time and without notice. We are not liable for any damages caused by the information or materials that may be downloaded from the Site.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including all legal fees) related to your misuse of the website or your breach of these terms and conditions. You must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of this site.

Information on our website supplied by you

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate and complete, we are not able to check the accuracy or completeness of that information. We do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on our site or any liability in respect of information on this site supplied by you, any other site user or any other person.


To become a Registered User and to access Services you must register for an Account. You agree to provide true, accurate and complete information as prompted by the registration form and all forms you access on the Site, and to update this information to maintain its truthfulness, accuracy and completeness.

During registration, you will be asked to choose a username and password for the Account. As a Registered User, you agree and you are entirely responsible to safeguard and maintain the confidentiality of the username and password you use to access this Site. You authorize RAR to assume that any person using the Site with your username and password is you or is authorized to act for you. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of the Account.

At purchase of an Enterprise membership, an agreed and set number of licenses is allocated to the purchasing entity. Licenses can be allocated to individuals over time, however, all licenses are activated at time of purchase, not at time of allocation / first use by account holders.

You will not transfer, assign or delegate your rights or obligations (including your Account) under these Terms of Service to anyone without the express written permission of RAR, and any attempt to do so will be null and void. RAR may assign these Terms of Service in its sole discretion.

To create an RAR Agency Page, the Agency must be a company or legal entity that meets RAR's minimum requirements and you must have the authority to create the Agency Page on behalf of the Agency.


You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, advertisements, messages or other materials submitted, posted or displayed by You on or through the Website ("User Content") is the sole responsibility of the person from which such User Content originated. RAR claims no ownership or control over any User Content. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, trademark and copyright to any User Content You submit, post or display on or through RAR and You are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through RAR, You grant RAR a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content through RAR. In addition, by submitting, posting or displaying User Content which is intended to be available to the general public, You grant RAR a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content for the purpose of promoting RAR Services. RAR will discontinue this licensed use within a commercially reasonable period after such User Content is removed from the Site. RAR reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any User Content in its sole discretion.

You also represent and confirm that you have the right to grant, or that the holder of any rights has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant, the license stated above. If you post User Content in any public area of the Website, you also permit any user to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on the Website retains any and all rights that may exist in such User Content.


The RAR, and Recommendedagencies and logo(s) are registered trademarks of Deansgate Publishing Limited.

These terms and conditions contain all the terms of your agreement with us relating to your use of our website. No other written or oral statement (including statements in any brochure or promotional literature published by us) will be incorporated. To view our privacy statement visit www.recommendedagencies.com

RAR reserves the right to change the terms of this Agreement or to modify any feature of the Site or service. By continuing to use the Site after the posting of notices regarding such changes, you agree to be bound by such changes.

You are responsible for creation, storage, and backup of your business records. These Terms of Service and any registration for or subsequent use of this Site will not be construed as creating any responsibility on RAR's part to store, backup, retain, or grant access to any information or data for any period.

Use of recommendedagencies.com, any downloaded material from it and the operation of these terms and conditions shall be governed by, construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Scotland and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts. We reserve the right to bring proceedings in the Courts of the country of your residence.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall create a partnership or agency agreement between us.

Any personal information you supply will be used in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. For more information contact us on +44 (00) 845 004 5626 or visit www.recommendedagencies.com.