Disclaimer and Legal Notices

This is the ReStore project website, maintained by the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM). The administrative address for the Co-ordinating Hub is the National Centre for Research Methods, University of Southampton, School of Social Sciences, Room 4139, Murray Building (B58), University Road, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ.

“Co-ordinating Hub”- The University of Southampton;

"External Sites" – all third (3rd) party sites or services from which content may be displayed or linked through the Website;

“NCRM”- a National Centre for Research Methods established by the ESRC comprising of a Co-ordinating Hub and several NCRM Nodes;

“NCRM Nodes”- a network of research groups across Universities in the United Kingdom funded by ESRC as part of the NCRM;

“User" - the person browsing the Website or using any information obtained from or via the Website;

"Website"- the ReStore project website at https://www.restore.ac.uk/ 

“Works”- all information, data and material published on the Website - as distinct from materials, methodologies, information or resources which the User can access via links to External Sites.

The information provided in any of the NCRM booking forms will be used for monitoring purposes. It will be stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 2018.

The Website is an archive of earlier websites.  All content, services and materials are provided “as is” and the Co-ordinating Hub reserves the right to alter these at any time and without notice. The Co-ordinating Hub will not be held liable for the content of any such pages and makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to their content. The materials, information and Works on this Website may be out of date, and the Co-ordinating Hub makes no commitment to update such material. You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Website by any third party. The Co-ordinating Hub is unable to guarantee and does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information. Accordingly, the Co-ordinating Hub does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from the use of or reliance on the information or Works contained within this Website. The Website may contain links that make it easy for you to visit External Sites, including but not limited to the sites of the NCRM Nodes. If you use the links to leave the Website and visit External Sites, the Co-ordinating Hub does not have any control over these sites. Accordingly, the Co-ordinating Hub cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which Users have provided while visiting such External Sites. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement and any terms of use applicable to those External Sites and their contents. The Co-ordinating Hub does not necessarily endorse the information, links, or the External Sites from which the information and links originate. The Co-ordinating Hub will not be held liable for the content of any External Sites not under its direct control or for any consequences arising out of or in connection with accessing such sites.

Intellectual Property Statement

The copyright in the content of this website and the intellectual property rights in ReStore and any materials contained on the same belong to the University of Southampton save where any content or materials are contained in the resource section of a particular project hosted on ReStore in which case ownership shall be that of the respective organisation named on the resource or as otherwise identified as being owned by a third party by a copyright or other notice.

All rights are expressly reserved.

General licence that applies to content and materials hosted on this site

Unless otherwise stipulated in the terms and conditions related to any particular resource, or on any other notice attached to specific material located on this website, a non-exclusive perpetual licence is granted to access, download, print, copy and use, without adaptation, the content available on this website, or parts of it by the further education, higher education and specialist college sectors for

  1. non-commercial activities; and
  2. research and teaching activities.

Any content accessed, downloaded, printed and copied must be accompanied by an appropriate acknowledgment of copyright.

It is forbidden to alter or adapt the content of the materials without the express permission of the University of Southampton or the relevant resource, copyright owner. This is to prevent inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate information being associated with the respective owning organisation's name.

It is forbidden to sell, license, copy or reproduce the contents of this website in whole or in part, in any manner, for commercial purposes, without the prior written consent of the respective owners.

It is forbidden to remove, obscure or modify copyright notices, text acknowledging or other means of identification or disclaimers as they may appear without prior written permission of the University of Southampton or the respective owners.

You may not use the logo, trademark or name of the University of Southampton or the resource owners for any purpose, other than when acknowledging copyright, without the prior consent of the respective organisation.


General provisions relating to use of this website or materials contained herein

Whilst it is the aim of ReStore to be a useful reference source for research methods neither the University of Southampton nor the respective resource owner warrants the accuracy of the information contained herein or that they are fit for any particular purpose. Nor shall they be responsible for the accuracy or the relevancy of the content made available on external sites. Links provided on ReStore, and/or through any resource, to external sites are for convenience only, and the content of such sites may be changed at any time.

Whilst every effort will be made to ensure this website runs without any problems or interruptions, the University of Southampton will not be liable for and takes no responsibility for this website being temporarily unavailable due to technical or other reasons.

Users of ReStore and the resources herein access, use and download the same do so at their own risk. Neither the University of Southampton nor the respective resource owner shall be responsible or liable for any claim for loss or damages, direct or indirect, in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence) and/or breach of statutory duty or for intellectual property infringement arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any materials or information contained therein or downloaded therefrom.

If you have a query which you would like us to provide information on, you can email us at info@ncrm.ac.uk

The University of Southampton will, upon notification, consider removing any material open to legal objection pending investigation.

In all matters relating to ReStore or any this website the applicable law shall be that of England and Wales irrespective of the location of any user of this website

How to ascertain owner of any resource or material contained on this website

  1. Any document or item that has a copyright notice (e.g. © name - year) will be belong to the named organisation / person.
  2. On the home page of each resource the owner(s) shall be clearly identified. The content and/or materials will belong to said owner subject to other copyright or other notice attached to a particular item as mentioned above.