Museum of Policing in Devon & Cornwall (MOPIDAC)


Ethical Use of Images Policy Full PDF - MOPIDACEthicalUsageofImagesPolicy.pdf


Permitted use

The Museum’s present websites are:

Subject to the information as set down below, the websites may be opened, viewed, listened-to, printed, and saved to a hard disk of your computer (but not photocopied), and used for: 

  1. your own personal, non-commercial purposes. 
  2. internal business purposes. 
  3. the non-commercial purpose of using the sites as a personal information resource in good faith ONLY.

Single copies of pages from the site may be printed out for the sole purposes of enabling the person printing the page to retain a copy for their own personal records. Any other type of use (and, in particular, any copying or distribution of material from the sites for any purpose whatsoever) requires the prior written agreement of MOPIDAC.

You agree not to change and/or delete any content, web design and/or layout contained in that material. Any other use of materials on the websites, including modification, distribution or re-publication anywhere, is strictly prohibited.



By using the websites, you therefore agree that you will not use the websites for any of the following:

  • for the posting, uploading, e-mailing or other transmission of any material which infringes the rights of any person, or which is unlawful in any other respect.
  • 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 websites by any person.
  • in any way which will compromise the privacy or data protection rights of any person.
  • for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation.
  • for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material that contains software 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.
  • to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded from the websites.
  • to transmit, share, or re-circulate any material obtained from the MOPIDAC websites to any third party for any purposes without MOPIDAC prior permission; or
  • in any way that might bring MOPIDAC into disrepute or infringe on its copyright ownership or contractual ownership of the images.


Removal of material and cancellation of access to the site

MOPIDAC retains the right to cancel memberships and/or refuse access to the websites at any time and for any reason without giving advance notice and MOPIDAC will not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the websites.

MOPIDAC retains the right at any time and for any reason to remove from the websites any material posted, uploaded, emailed or otherwise transmitted without giving notice and MOPIDAC will not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever arising from the removal of such material.

MOPIDAC retains the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any content that is posted to or made available on the websites or any social media without the need to give any reasons for doing so.

If you object to the publication of any material placed on the websites, please contact