SPIRIT statements on rights

Rights holder

(rights over physical objects)

Copyright in all content comprising or contained within this website remains with Heriot-Watt University and other copyright owners. In terms of artistic works, if the artist is alive, or has been dead for less than 70 years, there will be a separate copyright in the work itself that is additional to the copyright in the photographic reproduction.

It is your responsibility to obtain permission from copyright holders or their agents before a reproduction of works or any other content is made, or this will constitute an infringement of copyright


(Rights over digital resource)

The contents of these pages are copyright © Heriot-Watt University.

You may download to a hard disc and print extracts from this website for your personal use. None of the content of this website may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or work in any form – whether hard copy, electronic or other.


Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents. Permission to publish material from the Archive and Museum collections must be sought in advance from the University Archivist. Responsibility for obtaining copyright clearance rests with the applicant.

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