Your use of the Researchframework.org website is governed by the Website Terms and Conditions set out below. These terms set out the basis on which you may use and contribute to the Research Framework Network (RFN).
These terms are between users and/or contributors, the Research Framework Network and the owners of the individual Research Frameworks.
The Research Frameworks Network has been developed by Landward Research on behalf of Historic England (HE) and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. When discussing the RFN throughout this document the term ‘Research Framework Network’ or ‘RFN’ refers to these organisations.
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The RFN are not responsible for the content of external websites that link to this website or which are linked from it.
The RFN reserve the right to withdraw the website at any time and without prior warning, the Research Framework owners will endeavour to advise users of its website in advance of any withdrawal, whether such withdrawal is temporary or permanent.
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The RFN reserves the right to change or amend these Website Terms and Conditions without prior notice.
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As stated above, all text contributions are automatically released under CC BY-SA Licence. You may limit release of images contributed by prior written agreement with the RFN.
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Your use of the commenting facility and this website generally is subject to the following terms which, by signing up as a contributor, you are deemed to accept (and which amount to a non-exhaustive list of prohibited acts):
The RFN, and others that it designates, shall have the right (but not the obligation) at its sole discretion to refuse, remove or edit any content that is posted to, or available on, this website without the need to give any reasons for doing so.
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Date last updated: 02/02/22