Terms of Use


This section sets out the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the London’s Screen Archives website (our ‘Website’) and constitute a legal agreement between you and Film London Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (Company Number 04699825) whose registered office is at The Arts Building, Morris Place, London N4 3JG. 

By using our Website, whether as a guest or a registered user, you are confirming that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and in consideration of our allowing you to use our Website, agree to be legally bound by them. Film London may amend these terms and conditions at any time in its discretion and will display the revised terms in this section of the Website. 

If you do not agree to comply with these terms and conditions or any amendments to them, please stop using our Website immediately. 

Access to our Website 

Our Website consists of a wide range of information about screen heritage in London. The Website is constantly reviewed and refreshed as we seek to provide you with the most up to date information. Access to our Website is permitted at our discretion on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw access to our Website at any time. We will not be liable to you in any way if our Website becomes unavailable. 

When using our Website (including any message boards or members’ area), you must comply at all times with our Acceptable Use Policy

Intellectual Property Rights 

We own or have the right to use all intellectual property rights in our Website and the content published or made available on our Website. Our Website and the content on it is subject to and protected by international copyright and intellectual property laws. All of our rights in and to the Website our reserved. 

Our Website is provided solely and expressly for your personal use and enjoyment. Where permission is expressly granted on our Website, you may print one copy or download certain materials. Our status and/or the status of any identified contributors as the owner of all content on our Website must always be acknowledged. You must not modify any permitted copies, whether in digital or tangible form. 

You must not use any content on our Website for any commercial purposes (other than as may be expressly permitted on the Website) without a licence to do so from us. No part of our Website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means (electrostatic, magnetic tape, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise) without prior written permission from us and any relevant copyright holders. You must not edit, adapt or alter our Website in any way. 

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any user of our Website participating in or encouraging such unauthorised activities. 

Reliance on our Website 

All content on our Website is intended for your information only and is not intended to constitute advice on which you can rely. Although our Website is updated regularly, some content may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such content. 

We shall not be liable or responsible to you for any reliance you place on our Website or the content on it. 

Your Privacy 

We hold and process any information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our Website, you confirm that you have read and understand our Privacy Policy, that you consent to our storing and processing information about you in accordance with the Privacy Policy and you warrant that the information you provide to us is accurate. 

Uploading Content to our Website 

Where features are provided that enable you to upload or post material to our Website, or to make contact with other members of the Website, you must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy. If material does not (in our opinion) comply, we reserve the right to remove it. You shall indemnify us and keep us fully and effectively indemnified from and against any loss or damage we may suffer as a result of any claim from a third party concerning any material uploaded or posted by you. 

Any material you upload or post to our Website shall not be confidential. We shall be entitled to exploit such material by copying it, distributing it and communicating it to the public for any purpose. We retain the right to disclose your identity to any third party who claims that any material uploaded or posted by you to our Website defames them or constitutes a violation of their rights (including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy). 

We shall not be liable for the content of any material uploaded or posted by you on our Website. 

Misuse of our Website 

You agree not to use our Website for the introduction of viruses, worms, trojan horses, spammers or any other destructive program code or material which may harm or affect the running of our Website or any underlying hardware or software. You must not attack our Website (for example, by instigating a ‘denial of service’ attack) or attempt to gain access to our Website or any underlying server, database or computer. 

Any breach of this term may result in you incurring liability under legislation (including the Computer Misuse Act 1990). We will report any such breach to the relevant authorities and will co-operate with such authorities by disclosing your identity to them. 


You may link only to any of our our web pages, provided that such link is implemented in a fair and legal manner and does not seek to trade off or damage our reputation. You must not establish any link with our Website so as to suggest any endorsement, approval or association where one does not exist. 

You must not frame our Website or any part thereof on any other website. We may withdraw any permission to link to our Website as set out above without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy

Our Website may include links to Internet sites or resources operated by third parties. Any such sites or resources are not owned or operated by us and consequently, we are not responsible for their content or for any loss or damage you may suffer from using them. 

Our Logo 

The trade mark ‘Film London’ and all related trade marks, trade names, logos or other marks of origin that appear on or in connection with the Website are our property. You agree not to copy, display or otherwise use any of these marks without our prior written permission. 

Advertisements and Promotions 

We may include advertisements or promotional materials on our Website. If you participate in any promotion, you will be subject to the terms and conditions attached to it. Your dealings with, or participation in promotions by, any third party on the Website are between you and the third party and we shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by you as a result of any dealings with, or as the result of the presence of, such third parties on our Website. 


We may, in our sole discretion, terminate our agreement with you pursuant to these terms and conditions or suspend your membership at any time without notice to you if you breach (or we have reason to suspect that you have breached) any part of these terms and conditions. If we terminate your membership, or prevent you accessing our Website, we shall have no liability or responsibility to you. 


While every care has been taken in the collection and preparation of the information contained on this Website, we make no representation, express or implied, with regard to the accuracy of the information contained on it. You understand and agree that your use the Website at your own risk and that it is provided for your use without any guarantee, condition or warranty by us or our agents, employees, affiliates, licensors or partners. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by law or statute;
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from or in connection with your use of the Website or any part of it, including any liability for: – loss of income or revenue 
    – loss of business, profits or contracts 
    – loss of goodwill 
    – loss of data and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, and whether or not such loss or damage is foreseeble.

Legal Notices

  • These terms and conditions and other documents referred to in them represent your entire agreement with us regarding your use of the Website.
  • The laws of England and Wales govern these terms and conditions and your use of the Website. By using the Website, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. 
    Without prejudice to the above paragraph, we expressly reserve our right to commence proceedings in the courts in any other territory.

Customer Support 
If you have any queries regarding our Website or wish to report any material which appears on our Website, please email us at: screenheritage@filmlondon.org.uk

Acceptable Use Policy

This policy sets out the terms under which you may use the member areas of our Website, including message boards or other areas which allow you to post or upload material. By using such areas, you agree to abide by our policy as set out below, which is supplemental to our Website Terms of Use. 

Use of Member Areas 

We expect people who use our Website to behave in a polite, courteous and sensible way. Our member areas are subject to moderation, and we will all message to ensure that members comply with this policy. 

Prohibited Uses 

You may not use our Website:

  • For illegal purposes or in any way that breaches any law or regulation;
  • For the purposes of committing or participating in any fraudulent activity;
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  • To send, receive, upload, download or exploit material which infringes another party’s intellectual property rights;
  • To transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or other materials or make any unsolicited communication; or
  • To transmit any data, information or material that contains any virus, trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, spyware or malware, adware or any other harmful data, computer program or code that may adversely affect the operation of the Website or any computer.

You shall not access or interfere with any part of our Website, any equipment or network on which our Website is stored, or any software or network used in conjunction with or in the provision of our Website, without our prior written authority. 

Use of Communal Areas 

Where areas are provided for members to post or upload messages or material, you shall comply with the following standards as set out below. 

Your messages or materials must:

  • Contain facts that are accurate and opinions that are genuinely held by you;
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Your messages or materials must not:

  • Be defamatory or malicious towards another person;
  • Include racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, sexually explicit or abusive content or any other content which discriminates or is otherwise socially unacceptable;
  • Incite or promote violence or hatred (whether religious or otherwise) or include content which may disrupt, provoke, attack or offend other people;
  • Infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party;
  • Be designed to deceive people or impersonate a third party;
  • Be made in breach of any duty to any third party, including a contractual duty or obligation of confidence;
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another person’s privacy, harrass, upset, embarrass or annoy another person or cause needless anxiety;
  • Include swear words;
  • Include any information which may reveal personal details about you or another person or which may cause a danger to personal safety; or
  • Give the impression that such material emanates from us.

Consequences of Misuse 

We shall be responsible for determining (in our discretion) if you have breached this policy through your use of the Website. Breach of this policy constitutes a breach of our Website Terms of Use. If you breach this policy, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, which may include:

  • You being issued with a warning;
  • The immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website;
  • Any material or comments which you have posted or uploaded being removed immediately;
  • Legal proceedings being issued against you for reimbursement of all costs and damages suffered by us on an indemnity basis (including our reasonable legal expenses); and
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement or other authorities as we reasonably believe is necessary.

We may take any other action we deem appropriate other than the steps set out above in order to enforce this policy and protect our members. We shall not be liable for any actions taken by us in response to any breach by you of this policy. 

To report any misuse of our Website or breach of this policy, please email us at: info@filmlondon.org.uk.