Terms and Conditions of the use of this website

This website is a partnership website and the responsibility for its management is with Learning through Landscapes who are also responsible for managing the project.  Where the term “we” or “us” is used below it can be assumed that this refers to Learning through Landscapes.

By using this website you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Digital content

This is a Heritage Lottery Fund supported project and digital content is made available at no charge under a Creative Commons license (excluding the OPAL survey, see below) .  Anyone can access and reuse content for non-commercial purposes.

SPECIAL EXEMPTION:The intellectual property of the OPAL Polli:Nation survey and its associated resources funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund Polli:Nation project are protected by the terms of the Polli:Nation consortium agreement in order to maintain the scientific validity of the survey by maintaining consistent methodological integrity. Full terms of use can be found on the survey page of the OPAL website website.


The images on this site have been made available by Wiki Media Commons and private photographers. If you wish to use these images please support the photographer by following their wishes as stated on Wiki Media Commons. Where images are complimented by a caption, please continue to do so if you reuse that image.

No reliance on information

The content on this site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by us, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content within it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

◾use of or inability to use our site; or

◾use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

◾loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

◾business interruption;

◾loss of anticipated savings;

◾loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

◾any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

You agree not to use our site for any commercial gain and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Your Privacy

This site is managed by Learning through Landscapes. Learning through Landscapes is committed to preserving the privacy of every visitor to this website. We hope you will enjoy navigating and using our website completely safe in the knowledge that we are committed to protecting your privacy and security online. Please read our policy to find out how we use and protect the information that you provide. By registering on our website or by sending an e-mail to us, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this privacy policy.

Parts of this website may link you to the OPAL website to collect biological and associated data. You should be aware that this data submission is subject to OPAL’s terms and conditions.

The Polli:Nation website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.