Family Funeral Directors & Memorial Craftsmen

Providing over 110 years of personal, professional service

Terms of Use

Use of this website by you constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect on the date on which you first use this website. By accessing, using and/ or downloading materials from this website, you agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please do not use or access this website.

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online and it is your responsibility as a user of this website to check regularly to determine whether these Terms and Conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to these Terms and Conditions then you should not continue to use this website. Your continued use of this website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified.

If your use of this website and/ or any content contained herein results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

Donald McLaren Ltd is a limited liability company registered in Scotland under number SC189724 with its registered office at 45 Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge, ML5 3DG.


The content, information, materials and opinions contained on this website are for marketing and general information purposes only, they are not included on the website for the purpose of providing any legal advice or other professional advice and shall not be deemed to be included for any such purposes. No content on this website should be used or relied on or treated as a substitute for specific advice relevant to particular circumstances. Donald McLaren Ltd explicitly excludes any liability for any loss (of whatever nature) which may arise from any reliance on any content, information, materials or opinions published on this website.

This website may allow for downloading of files. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage which may result from the downloading or emailing of any of these files including, but not limited to, loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing of this website or your downloading of any material from this website or any websites linked to this website.

Certain parts of this website may include links to external internet sites and/ or website belonging to third parties: Donald McLaren Ltd has no control over and is not responsible for the content and/ or functionality of any such third party websites nor the actions of the owners and/ or controllers of such third party websites. Donald McLaren Ltd does not, by including links to any third party website, endorse any content of any such third party website nor does it endorse any party owning and/ or controlling such third party websites. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to exclude Donald McLaren Ltd’s liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); or
(b) fraud; or
(c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or
(d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Acceptable use of Communication Services

The website may contain services which allow you to post content (e.g. posting messages of condolence on funeral announcements). You agree to only post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

You agree that when using our website, you will not:

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise breach the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
  • publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
  • upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity);
  • upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
  • advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose;
  • conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
  • download any file posted by another user that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
  • falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
  • restrict or inhibit any other user from using our services;
  • breach any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular service;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; or
  • breach any applicable laws or regulations.

We reserve the right, in our own discretion, to review and remove comments and material posted on our website and social media pages, in whole or in part. We reserve the right to terminate your access to any or all parts of our website at any time without notice if we reasonably believe that you have breached these terms or are misusing our website in any way. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your family in any comments posted online.

Copyright and Limited Reproduction Permissions

The contents of this website and all pages contained herein are protected by copyright and such copyright is the property of Donald McLaren Ltd or its licensors.

Any non-personal and/ or commercial use of the content of this website (and any part thereof) is forbidden. Any unauthorised copying, modification, publishing, displaying, exploitation and/ or distribution of this website and/ or any of its content by any party may constitute copyright infringement and give rise to any actionable claim.

By using this website you acknowledge and agree that all intellectual property rights, including without limitation, copyright and trademarks, in and to this website and all content contained herein shall remain at all times vested in Donald McLaren Ltd or its licensors.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Disputes arising herefrom shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.


If any of these Terms and Conditions, or any parts thereof, should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the law of any state or jurisdiction in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to that extent and within such state or jurisdiction only in which that term or condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Access and Use Outside the UK

Donald McLaren Ltd makes no representation that the content and materials contained on and accessible through this website are appropriate or available for access and/ or use in other locations outside of the United Kingdom and access to them from any territories where the website content or any part thereof is illegal is prohibited. If you access this site from a location outside of the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.