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Copyright notice

Copyright notice

This website and its contents contain intellectual property copyright materials and works belonging to the University of Cambridge and third parties (from whom the University have made all reasonable efforts to obtain full consent to publish their works and materials on the Polar Museum Website). All text and images on this website is protected by internationally recognised laws of copyright and intellectual property. Your right to access, use, print and download from the Polar Museum Website is subject to your strict compliance with the terms and conditions set out in the legal section below.

1. Image Copyright

1. All images contained on this web site are copyright the Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, unless otherwise credited. Further information on obtaining permission to use images contained on this site can be found on our image requests page.

2. Your use of the Website

Use of the Polar Museum Website ("the Website") is provided subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. References to the "Materials" shall mean the whole or any part thereof
  2. You are permitted to access, download and print pages from the Materials on a temporary basis for the sole purpose of viewing them for non-commercial personal or educational purposes provided that you do not, without the prior written consent of the Museum, do any of the following:
    1. Copy reproduce, publish, post, transmit, distribute or download the Materials in any kind of medium
    2. Extract from, manipulate, alter or modify the Materials in any way
    3. Interfere with any copyright notice originally attached to the Materials
    4. Store the Materials in any medium including extraction into any other database, computer programme or website
    5. Broadcast, display, perform or present the materials publicly
    6. Rent, lease or lend the Materials
    7. Commercially publish or exploit the Materials in any manner
  3. In using the Materials you warrant to the Museum that you will not infringe its intellectual property rights nor will you breach the intellectual property rights of any third party
  4. To request the Museum's written permission to use the Materials for any prohibited purpose, send an e-mail to (Please note that the Museum is not obliged to give you any such permission.)

3. Disclaimer

  1. Every effort and care has been taken in preparing the Materials; however, the Museum disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy thereof, and the Materials shall at all times constitute work in progress which it may change without notice. The Museum shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your use of or reliance on the Materials.
  2. Links within the Website may lead to other websites. These are provided for convenience only. The museum does not necessarily sponsor endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in those websites, nor in websites referred to or linked to those websites.