Terms & Conditions

Images made available through this website are taken from original photographs and artworks in the collections of Carisbrooke Castle Museum, and are available as downloads at 72 and 300 dpi. Their use is subject to two main categories of charges:

1. Personal use:  i.e. in education, teaching, academic study and research

2. Commercial use: i.e. in reproduction in the media, products etc.


The fees charged reflect the commercial and non-commercial use of images. No charges are made for downloading watermarked images (but note use restrictions in clause 2). Sales are subject to VAT charges for purchasers within the EU. (but see clause 6).


Acceptance: By using this website and/or downloading any material, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. This agreement applies to you and, if you are using this website on your employer’s behalf, to you and your employer. Carisbrooke Castle Museum (CCM) reserves the right to alter and update this agreement at its discretion, without giving explicit notice. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website, do not download or use any images - you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions unless you notify us to the contrary. No variation of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless agreed to in writing. 


Definitions: “We/Us/Our", “CCM” and/or "Museum” means Carisbrooke Castle Museum. "You" and/or “the customer” means the person or entity named as the client.


1.       Ownership: All images and information provided on this website are the property and/or copyright of CCM (unless stated otherwise). The moral rights of CCM and its authors of works represented on this site have been asserted. No property, copyright or publication rights in any picture shall pass to the customer either on submission of the pictures to the customer or once we grant reproduction rights.

2.       Supply of digital images: You may save/download low-resolution watermarked images (or “comps”) for layout, testing and evaluation purposes. You may not use watermarked images for any final productions in printed or electronic form, including presentations. You may not remove watermarks from CCM images. Hi-res images are supplied as 300ppi jpegs directly from our website.

3.       Retention of images: images for private use and study may be retained/stored but not passed on to third parties without our written permission. Images for commercial use shall not be stored, duplicated or transmitted after the reproduction process for which they were purchased and should be destroyed unless otherwise agreed by us.

4.       Reproduction Rights: Reproduction rights are non-exclusive and subject to these terms and conditions, unless specifically agreed otherwise. Reproduction by whatever means of the whole, or any part of, any CCM images is forbidden without our specific permission.  Rights may not be assigned, nor may the image(s) submitted to you be loaned, supplied or transferred to third parties, without our written permission. No reproduction rights are granted by virtue of the download of images: Your right to reproduce an image arises only if (a) licence terms are agreed and (b) our invoice relating to the grant of such rights is paid in full.  Any reproduction before payment of the invoice or outside the terms of any licence constitutes an infringement of copyright and also a breach of this Agreement entitling us to rescind and claim damages. You must indemnify us in respect of any claims, damages, costs or expenses we incur arising from any reproduction without licence of any image supplied to you.

5.       Online fee pricing: Fees quoted online using our price calculator, or rights packages, are valid and applicable unless specifically agreed otherwise. Fees for image use beyond the scope of a fee agreement must be negotiated specifically.

6.       VAT charges: VAT, at the prevailing rate, will be charged in addition to the listed fees to UK customers. Our Image Library VAT No. is GB 108 5170 88

7.       Picture credits:  You must credit us each time an image is used, unless agreed otherwise. Our credit line is ‘© Carisbrooke Castle Museum’ unless otherwise stated on the image. Where space is limited, abbreviations such as ‘© CCM’ are acceptable. Image captions and Repro ID numbers should be included in picture credits whenever possible.

8.       Consent: You must satisfy yourself that all necessary rights, model releases or consents, which may be required for reproduction, are obtained. We make no claim or warranty with regard to your use of names, people, trademarks or copyright material depicted in any image.

9.       Image manipulation: Images may be cropped, positioned, enlarged or reduced but must not be changed or manipulated nor the meaning of the original work distorted. Images must not be altered without our prior written consent.

10.   Third party assignment: Pictures supplied to the customer and artwork, printing plates, digital files and film separations using the picture or any part of it shall not be lent, sold or otherwise circulated to a third party. Reproduction rights granted are personal to you and are not assignable by you to any third party. If we agree in writing that you may license use of any CCM image to a third party, you will ensure by written agreement with the third party that they are restricted by licence terms forbidding the distribution, copying and further use of our image(s). You will also ensure the correct credit is given to CCM by the third party.

11.   Publication voucher: A complimentary copy of any work in which a CCM image appears should be provided by you upon publication.

12.   Data protection: The museum will retain a record of any information you provide about yourself and your order for rights management and enforcement purposes but, except for such purposes, will not provide that information to any third party and will otherwise comply with data protection legislation.

13.   Termination: This agreement will terminate if the client enters into liquidation, insolvency, or receivership, or fails to meet obligations under the terms of this agreement, and fails to remedy these within 30 days of written notice.

14.   Liability: While we take reasonable care in the performance of this agreement, we shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you or by any third party arising from the use or reproduction of any image or its caption.

15.   No waiver: Our failure to exercise or enforce any of our rights will not be deemed to be a waiver of such rights nor bar their exercise or enforcement in future.

16.   Governing law: These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Please direct any enquiries to The Administrator at: