Terms And Conditions

By visiting, using and contributing to Greater Manchester Lives you agree to accept the terms of use set out below:

Re-using Data.

The images and data are made available for personal enjoyment or private study only. Anyone wishing to reproduce, exhibit, or make commercial use of an image or data in any medium (including books, newspapers, television, films, public exhibitions, websites or computer programmes) must first seek permission from the holding partner first.

We hope to make the data and images available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike licence in the future. If you would like to use the API for this web site then please contact us.

Takedown Notice.

In the event that you are the owner of the copyright in any of the material on this web site and do not consent to the use of your material in accordance with the terms and conditions of use of this website, or if you are unhappy with your name or other details appearing on this web site then please get in touch. Please contact us providing proof of ID and proof of ownership of copyright and we will withdraw the material from the web site forthwith on receipt of your written objection and proof of identity and ownership of the aforementioned material. Your complaint will be acknowledged within 10 working days of receipt.

Data Accuracy.

The partners have taken all reasonable steps to ensure the information provided is clear, accurate and complete. All information is provided in good faith and Greater Manchester Lives accepts no liability for any errors or omissions in the research data.

The responsibility for the accuracy of the information presented on this website lies solely with the partners supplying the data and images. Suggestions that might improve the accuracy of the data/information presented on the website are welcomed and should be sent to the responsible partner as shown on the individual records.

Information you provide.

Where you are invited to submit any contribution to the Site (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) by submitting your contribution (whether to a chat room, bulletin board or otherwise), you grant the Council a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any content (in whole or part) you upload, post or email and / or to incorporate such content in other works in any form, media technology now and developed.

You acknowledge and agree that such material is not contributed subject to any obligation of confidence. If you do not want to grant to the Council the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to the Site.

On-line Conduct.

You agree that you will not use any chat area or any part of the Site to:

  1. Upload, post or email any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  2. Harm minors in any way;
  3. Impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity or disguise the origin of any content;
  4. 'stalk' or otherwise harass another;
  5. collect or store personal data about other users;
  6. upload, post or email any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
  7. upload post or email any content that infringes any intellectual property rights of any party;
  8. upload, post or email any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', or any other form of solicitation;
  9. upload, post or email any content that contains computer viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  10. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to scroll faster than other users of the chat areas are able to type or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges; or
  11. violate any applicable national or international laws or regulations. You agree to indemnify the Council against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by the Council as a result of your breach of this warranty. You also waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Site and the purposes specified above.

The use of your information.

You agree that the Greater Manchester Lives may collect, store and use information about you in accordance with Manchester City Council's Privacy Policy. You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of Manchester City Council's Privacy Policy.


Greater Manchester Lives reserve the right in its sole discretion to deny users access to the Site or any part of the Site without notice and to decline to provide the service to any user that is in breach of these terms of use.