Terms and Conditions of Use

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.


No personal information is collected while you use ReStore web site. This site only uses a Google tool (Google Sitemap) that collects your requests for pages and passes elements of them to search engines to assisst them in indexing this site. We control the configuration of the tool and are responsible for any information sent to the search engines. We also control the way web pages are crawled by search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN etc.

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

Unless otherwise stipulated in the terms of conditions related to any particular resource, or on any other notice attached to a 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@restore.ac.uk

The University of Southampton will, upon notification, consider removing any material open to legal objection pending investigation. Our Take Down Policy can be accessed here ReStore take down policy

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.

Locating the alternative licence terms applicable to a specific resource

These can be found by clicking on the Terms & Conditions tab when in any particular resource pages (click here to see an example)

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This page was last updated in October 2011.