Terms & Conditions

  • The Grampian Police Pipe Band, its management, name and functionality will not be affected by any sponsorship arrangements with any sponsor and remains under the sole control and ownership of Grampian Police.
  • The views expressed herein may not represent those held by Grampian Police.
  • The ‘sponsored year’ will generally be from 2 January and terminate on 30 December unless otherwise by special arrangement. Hogmanay will not be counted as part of the sponsored year unless by separate negotiation.
  • Sponsorship payments may be provided in full at the commencement of the sponsorship period, in advance or transferred directly into Band accounts in regular payments. Sponsorship will be considered formally terminated following the failure to deliver on two instalments.
  • Grampian Police Pipe Band are primarily a competing Band and attend numerous competitions between the months of May and September. Accordingly, the Band reserve the right to decline any engagement.
  • Individual performances will last no more than one hour in total playing time unless by prior agreement.
  • Unused exclusive sponsors engagements may not be used out with the specific sponsored year.
  • Any sponsors engagement out with the Grampian Police area will be subject to additional costs for the sponsor.
  • Any arrangements to carry the name and/or logo of the sponsor on the Tenor, Side Drums or bag covers of Bagpipes throughout the sponsored term may be at additional cost.
  • Any publicity concerning the Grampian Police Pipe Band generated by the sponsor, employee or agent, should first be forwarded to and agreed with the Corporate Communications Department of Grampian Police.
  • Sponsorship may be cancelled at any time within the sponsored term and will be considered formally terminated following a period of four months from either party submitting confirmation in writing to the other. or following the failure to deliver on two monthly payments.
  • The Chief Constable of Grampian Police retains the right at all times to cancel this Partnership without providing any reasons to the Partner. The cancellation of the Partnership will be in writing delivered directly to the sponsor.