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The content of this site, including all images and text, are protected by copyright.

No copies of the digital images or text may be made except for personal use. Personal use means non-commercial, domestic use by an individual involving making of single copies of each digital image. All forms of commercial use are forbidden. Electronic or print copies may not be offered, whether for sale or otherwise, to any third party.

Copyright is held by Tyne & Wear Museums, or by other copyright holders. Please contact us for further information. Tyne & Wear Museums has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the reproduction of all content on these pages is done with the full consent of copyright holders. If you feel that your copyright has not been fully respected, please contact us.

Privacy statement:

The Swan Hunter site does not store or capture personal information but merely logs the user\'s IP (Internet Protocol) address, which is automatically recognised by the Web server. The IP address is a unique number identifying an individual computer connected to the Internet. We use IP addresses contained in the Web server\'s log files to analyse trends, administer the site, track user movements through the site as an aid to future development, and gather broad demographic information to provide statistics.


We do not hold lists of emails generated from the feedback forms on the Swan Hunter website. The contact details and information which individuals may have supplied, such as name, email address, postal address, telephone and fax numbers, will, unless specific permission has been obtained, be used solely to respond to the individual requests from the senders. None of the contact information is shared with any company or institution other than internally in Tyne & Wear Museums.


Cookies are used within Swan Hunter, as within many major websites. These are pieces of information stored by the user\'s web browser on behalf of a web site and returned to the web site on request. The Swan Hunter website uses cookies to carry data about your current session at the site from one web page to the next. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off. We do not use cookies to track your movement among different web sites and do not exchange cookies with other organisations.

What this policy covers:

This privacy policy only covers the Swan Hunter website at http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/swanhunter. Other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.

Tyne & Wear Museums has used all reasonable endeavours to put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the information you provide is secure.

Notification of changes:

If we need to change our privacy policy, Tyne & Wear Museum will post any changes in its website privacy policy document so that users are always aware of which information is collected, how it is used and under which circumstances, if any, it would be disclosed. If at any point Tyne & Wear Museums decides to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, Tyne & Wear Museums will notify users by email. Users will have a chance to inform Tyne & Wear Museums not to use their information in a different manner. Tyne & Wear Museums will use information in accordance with the privacy policy in place when the information was collected.