Terms and Conditions
The copyright of the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre website rests with the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Unless specified below, the website (or part thereof) may not be copied, reproduced, or duplicated without the permission of the Association.
Use of UK Marine Protected Areas Centre Information
By contributing data and/or information to the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre, data owners have agreed to the use of that data or information for the development of contextual information (for instance, site descriptions, topic notes) which is widely available. This includes publication of the contextual information in not-for-profit publications by the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre.
The UK Marine Protected Areas Centre requires that any data or information reproduced or published from this site be duly acknowledged, as should the Copyright Owner.
Neither the Copyright holder nor any other person involved in the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre project gives any warrant or undertakings as to or accepts liability for the accuracy and currency of the data and images published on this site or any other purpose to which the data, information and images may be used.
Use of Images
By contributing images to the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre, the owners of those images have agreed to their use on the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre website, in UK Marine Protected Areas Centre publications, posters and other promotional material in not-for-profit publications. Contributors retain the copyright of their images. Images in the body of the website are credited Images used in the header are Copyright © Keith Hiscock with the exceptions of: Squid (Browse references) Copyright © Toby F.T. Collins, Jelly fish Medusae (Search references) Copyright © Paul Naylor, Sea squirt (topicnotes), Copyright © Fiona Crouch.
Images must not be copied for any commercial purpose or for wide dissemination, including use on websites, leaflets or in promotional brochures. If images are copied, the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre requests that users include the original source information and that it was published on the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre website. For instance:
Image: Jon Davies/ JNCC (published on the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre website)
If images are required for commercial purposes or for wide dissemination, the image provider must be contacted for permission directly, unless otherwise stated, and not through the UK Marine Protected Areas Centre team and the form of acknowledgement obtained from the owner.