Terms & Conditions

Using our website
You may use the Government Art Collection website subject to the Terms and Conditions set out on this page. Users are advised to visit this page regularly to check the latest version of these Terms and Conditions. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of the Terms and Conditions in force at the time of use.

Intellectual property
The website and its contents are operated by the Government Art Collection and the content including the names, images and logos which identify the Government Art Collection, other Government departments and/or third parties are the proprietary material of the Crown and/or third parties. All elements of the website, including content and design, and all rights therein are protected by copyright and some content may also be subject to third party rights. In identifying Government Art Collection and third parties in relation to particular content or material, the Government Art Collection makes no warranty or representation regarding the extent of rights therein.

Unless otherwise indicated [and except where use is for research or private study], the copying or use of any of the material on our website is not permitted without prior written permission from the Government Art Collection and is subject to the applicable licence terms and conditions found elsewhere on our website. Copying and use will also always be subject to any third party consents required from the owner of the rights in the relevant material and the Government Art Collection makes no warranties or representations in this regard nor does it purport to grant such consent. Requests for permission from the Government Art Collection should be made after reading our copyright and licencing pages for further details.

Linking policy
You have permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our pages must load into the user’s entire window.

The Government Art Collection is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any site to which it is linked and and any linking to or from this site or listing of sites should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind of such sites or content or views therein. We cannot guarantee that links to or from our website will work at the required time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages. We provide links only to our sponsored bodies, partners and other Government Departments.

We do not warrant that the operation of this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not in any event be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, loss of profits, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use of, data, arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

The Government Art Collection has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that works of art on this website are reproduced with the permission of the copyright holders. However, we would welcome any further information regarding the identity of the relevant copyright holders for the artists listed on our tracing copyright page.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.