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Website terms & conditions

This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the website under the domain name and to any correspondence between you and us and to any newsletters or publications downloaded by you or sent to you by us (the ‘website’).

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) whose address is Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH, is responsible for the website.

In consideration of Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) allowing you access to the website you are deemed to accept our terms and conditions of use. Please read them carefully. If you do not accept these terms and conditions of use, do not use the website.

Our terms and conditions of use may be changed. Please review them regularly. If you continue to use the website after a change has been made to the terms and conditions of use you are deemed to have accepted it.

Use of the website

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) or its licensors or contributors own the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the material on the website. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, adapt or otherwise use any material on the website other than for your own personal non-commercial use.

You may not use the website:

  • in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which will harass, distress or inconvenience any person or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the website by any person;
  • for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, ‘junk mail’, ‘spam’, ‘chain letters’, ‘pyramid schemes’, or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation;
  • to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the website, without written permission from Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation);
  • in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any material made in accordance with these terms; or
  • in any way that might bring Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation), any of its employees, volunteers or affiliates into disrepute.

You must be at least 18 years of age or be accessing the website with the full consent of a parent or guardian.

Using content from the website

Content on the Waddesdon Manor  (Rothschild Foundation) website is published for your enjoyment. You may freely access and store the majority of this Content for personal or private use. Please respect the following terms of use which set out permitted use of the website.

Please note that the intellectual property rights in all ‘Content’ (including images, editorial or descriptive text, footage or any other media) featured within the ‘Websites’ ( and all sub-domains including /shop) and selected social media platforms, are owned by Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) and other copyright owners as specified wherever possible.

Using Content from the Websites for non-commercial purposes

Content in which Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) owns copyright (or related rights) may be used free of charge for non-commercial purposes.

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) considers non-commercial use to be any use that is not intended for or directed towards commercial advantage of monetary compensation.

The following non-commercial use of Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) copyright content featured on the Website are permitted, except where other terms may apply:

  • Using Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) copyright owned Content and works in the public domain for non-commercial research, private study, criticism and review, or for the purpose of teaching and instruction within an educational establishment.
  • Using limited amounts of copyright material (Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) and other creators) without permission for the purpose of parody, caricature and pastiche.
  • Downloading Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) copyright audiovisual content for non-commercial offline listening or viewing
  • Downloading and printing of Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) copyright learning content for non-commercial educational use
  • Embedding links to Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) audiovisual content for non-commercial use, providing no Third Party Content rights are infringed (please see section 6)
  • Any use covered by the Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation)’s free online Search the Collections resource.

Some non-commercial use may be covered by a copyright exception under the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. For all uses, a sufficient acknowledgment must be made to the copyright holder of work. It is your responsibility to make sure you comply with the copyright exceptions before using in-copyright Content.

Using content from the Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) website/s for commercial use

If you wish to use content for any other purpose (ie for a use that is not considered non-commercial or for a use not covered by the Search the Collections terms and conditions, please contact our Image Licensing Team at  or check our Image Library page. Please note we are a commercial Image Library and we charge for our services. Fees will apply for any commercial use of content. Please check with us what commercial use implies.

Removal of material and access to the website

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation)  shall have the right to refuse to allow you access to the website or any part of it at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice.

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) shall have the right at any time and for any reason to remove from the website any material posted, uploaded, emailed or otherwise transmitted by you without giving you any advance notice.


Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the website is free from viruses, Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) gives no warranties that it is indeed free from viruses and you are responsible for ensuring that you have installed adequate virus checking software.

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) shall not be responsible for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or other material transmitted with or as part of the website or any other internet site.


Some of the pages on the website include links to external websites. These are for your convenience only. Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of these external websites.

Intellectual property rights

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) may publish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to it or to the website at its sole discretion and it shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication.

You hereby grant Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and worldwide licence to republish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the website in any format including (without limitation) print and electronic format.

You hereby waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 in respect of any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation)or to the website.

Personal data & data protection

You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself in any registration or subscription form you complete (“the registration information”). You agree to maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) is registered under and will process your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

For more information please read our privacy policy.

See our privacy policy

Changes to the website terms and conditions of use

The website terms and conditions of use may be changed. Please review them regularly. If you continue to use the website after a change has been made you are deemed to have accepted it.


Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on the website, no warranty is given as to its accuracy or completeness.

Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation) cannot guarantee that you will have uninterrupted access to the Website.

Notwithstanding anything else in these terms and conditions of use, to the fullest extent permitted by law Waddesdon Manor (Rothschild Foundation)  excludes all warranties (whether express or implied) and all liability to you in respect of the website, its content and your use of it.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising in relation to the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

If any of these terms or conditions of use should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be deemed deleted and the remaining terms and conditions of use shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Website comments and/or complaints

If you have any comments, questions or complaints to make about the website please email