APPENDIX B User Terms and Conditions: Copyright of Content

What is Copyright?

Copyright exists to give the creators of:

  1. literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works
  2. sound recordings, broadcasts, films and cable programmes
  3. typographical arrangement of published editions rights to control the ways in which their material may be used. Copyright usually lasts 70 years from the end of the year in which the creator of the work died, but there can be variations to this. If you require further information on this you are advised to refer to the website of the Intellectual Property Office or seek independent, legal advice.

Copyright is one of several Intellectual Property Rights ('IPRs') and is subject to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and various EU legislation. Other IPRs include patents, trade marks and designs.

The material (referred to as the Content) - photographs, images and illustrations (such as paintings, watercolours, prints), maps and plans (including technical drawings), diagrams, newspaper extracts, manuscripts, 3D objects, sound and video recordings, graphics, artwork, text, animation and research information - contained in this website is protected by copyright laws. Unless otherwise stated, all Content shown on this website is the copyright of South Lanarkshire Council ('the Council').

Anyone republishing Content from this website without permission is liable for any resulting infringement of copyright and the Council reserves the right to enforce its rights in such manner as it decides is appropriate.

Every effort has been made to locate copyright holders of materials included on this website in order to obtain their permission to publish it. All known copyright owners for this website are identified.

Moral rights

It is the policy of this website and the moral right of an author to be identified as the author of his or her own work. On this website the author is always identified by us if known.

Use of Collections Navigator


We want you to enjoy having access to and use of this website and related South Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Limited (hereinafter referred to as 'SLLC') websites. This access is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions carefully as your access to and use of Collections Navigator will be deemed as acceptance by you of these. Unauthorised attempts to deny service, upload information, change information, or to attempt to access non public data from this service are strictly prohibited.

Internet websites normally qualify for copyright protection and database right protection. Each individual page is considered as a broadcast. In addition, any attempt to mount this material on another website will be considered an act of communicating the content to the public without consent which will infringe the Right of Communication to the Public. Database right will also be an issue as the site itself constitutes a database regardless of the status of the individual items incorporated in it.

Copyright in a broadcast web page covers the signal sent, whereas copyright and database right cover the contents, so copyright would be infringed by:

  1. copying of screen pages onto a computer.
  2. photographing multiple pages from the screen.
  3. showing screen pages in public to a paying audience.
  4. including screen pages on another website.

Note: this list is not exhaustive and you should be aware that may be other ways of infringing copyright.

Permitted use

Collections Navigator is here for you and access and use of this website is permitted only for personal and / or educational use or non-commercial purposes.

The following uses of Content from this site are encouraged: 1. access and download the Content and store a copy on a temporary basis for the sole purpose of viewing such Content without alteration or addition. 2. the printing of any Content (other than where copyright is not held by the Council) in whole or in part provided that such reproduction is to be used only for personal and educational purposes.

Please see SLLC's Intellectual Property Rights Policy for more information about copyright, and contact the Museums Service on for enquiries about the museum collections or to request a copy of the SLLC's IPR policy.

Non-permitted use

Other than as expressly permitted by these terms of use, you cannot copy, reproduce, publish, republish, post, transmit, modify, adapt, translate, manipulate, add to, delete from, adapt, distribute or otherwise use any Content in whole or in part, in any medium without prior written permission from the Council or the relevant copyright holder. In addition, users are not entitled to reproduce Content (or any part of it) without any identification mark or other mark of origin relating to the Content.

No Content or part of Content, may be permanently copied or reproduced in any form or reproduced on any other system or website, or stored in or transmitted to or from any other electronic or digital form.

You must not, without the prior written permission of SLLC acting on licence from the Council:

  1. copy, download, reproduce, publish post, transmit, or distribute material from the Collections Navigator (the Content) in any kind of medium for commercial purposes.
  2. extract from, manipulate, alter or modify the material in any way.
  3. interfere with any copyright notice originally attached to the material.
  4. store the material in any medium including extraction into any other database, computer programme or website.
  5. publicly broadcast, display, or present the material.
  6. rent, lease or lend the material.
  7. commercially publish or exploit the material in any manner.

Photographic Images Reproduction, Publication and Copyright

Purchasing a copy image - the Council reserves the copyright and publication rights in all images supplied and grants a copyright licence to SLLC. Permission and payment for reproduction covers specified single use only. Additional use of the image will require a new application.

Photographic material must be used as supplied. Images should not be manipulated, cropped, digitised or have text superimposed without prior consent. It is a breach of the conditions to make copy negatives or prints or to pass material to a third party.

All images reproduced in publications or other material must have prior written consent and be acknowledged 'by permission of South Lanarkshire Council'.

Applicants are required to sign our photographic agreement forms, clearly stating the intended use of the image. Any breach of the agreement may be a breach of copyright.

For photographic enquiries please contact us on:

Third party copyright

From time to time the Content of this website may include third party materials for which the copyright is not owned by the Council. You are not permitted to store in any permanent form any items which state that copyright is not held by the Council.

Hyperlinking policy

You do not have to ask permission to link to this website as long as it is a link directly to our homepage. However, if linking to this website, you are required to direct users to read and understand the conditions of use information on this website, before entering this website. The Collections Navigator Home page must load in its entirety within a frame on your site. The loading of partial pages into frames on your site is strictly prohibited.

SLLC does not sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in any website which may be linked to Collections Navigator (nor in sites referred to in or linked to such websites). Listings should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.

SLLC is not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites and cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times and has no control over the availability of linked pages.

SLLC reserves the right to require the removal of any link it deems inappropriate and established by a third party between the website and any third party website. The decision as to whether a link is inappropriate and the timescales for the removal of the same shall be at the absolute discretion of SLLC and the user shall comply with all directions in relation to this.


The Content included on this website has been compiled by SLLC's Museums Service and is subject to change without notice. Although every effort will be made to contact the copyright holders of materials included on this website, if visitors consider materials to be their copyright and have not been contacted by SLLC Museums Service, please get in touch with us using the contact details page on this website. Collections Navigator is provided for historical educational and research information purposes only and this website and its content are made available "as is" and "as available". SLLC shall not be liable for any damage to your computer equipment or software which may occur on account of your access to or use of this website, or your downloading of materials, data, text, or images from the web site, whether caused by a virus, bug or otherwise. While SLLC takes steps to prevent computer viruses from being transmitted via electronic mail attachments, we cannot guarantee that attachments do not contain computer virus code SLLC does not warrant:

  1. that the information selected for this website is comprehensive, complete, verified, organized or accurate.
  2. that it is licensed by the copyright owner of any third party Content to include or reproduce such Content in this website.
  3. that this website or its Content will be uninterrupted or error-free.
  4. that the server from which this website is available is free of viruses or bugs.
  5. that the information selected for this website is comprehensive, complete, verified, organized or accurate.
  6. that it is licensed by the copyright owner of any third party Content to include or reproduce such Content in this website.
  7. that this website or its Content will be uninterrupted or error-free.
  8. that the server from which this website is available is free of viruses or bugs.