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Site copyright

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Unless otherwise noted on specific pages, all text and images on this website are copyright © Paul Hamlyn Foundation 2013. All rights reserved. We want to encourage circulation of our work as widely as possible without affecting the ownership of the copyright, which remains with the copyright holder. For this reason Paul Hamlyn Foundation has an open use policy which allows reproduction and circulation of the contents of this website in many circumstances.

You are not entitled to make any use of the information on the website which falls outside this policy unless it is permitted under the principles of ‘fair use’ under English copyright law. Should you wish to make use of the content which does fall outside the policy you should contact the Communications Manager at to seek permission.

Open use policy
Paul Hamlyn Foundation has an open use policy which enables anyone to access our content electronically without charge.

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs Licence. You are entitled to use or distribute any of the materials contained on this website provided that:

  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the author is credited
  • The website address is published together with a copy of our open use policy statement in a prominent position
  • The text is not altered and is used in full (the use of extracts under existing fair usage rights is not affected by this condition)
  • The work is not resold
  • A copy of the work or its use online is sent to Paul Hamlyn Foundation for our archives

You can view a copy of this licence at

Links policy
This document sets out our policy with regard to linking both to and from our site.

Linking to our site
You do not need to ask permission to link directly to the home page of our site at However, if you wish to link to pages deeper in our site than the home page, we would like you to contact us first by emailing

Linking to our site using our logo
You may use our logo image to link to our home page. Please email to obtain the correct file for this purpose.

Links from our site
We link to other sites from our own site. Although we look at all sites carefully to assess the quality and reliability of content, we are not responsible for them. Linking should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Although we try to keep these up to date we cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time, and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Twitter policy
The Foundation’s Twitter account can be accessed at 

We are grateful for messages received via Twitter, and for responses to our messages. We will not usually respond to queries via Twitter as they may require complex answers, which are difficult to give through a medium with limited characters. Where a response is needed, we may contact you directly or provide information on our website (with a twitter message to alert followers to it).

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.

Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained on this site, we do not guarantee its accuracy, and Paul Hamlyn Foundation is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage suffered by users of any of the information published on these pages.

If you believe any content on these pages to be inaccurate or out of date, please contact the Communications Manager at

All information on this site is provided ‘as is’, with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy or timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the site material 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. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation website.

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.

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