Copyright and Privacy



By participating in the Wales at War project, you agree to release the data you contribute under the Creative Commons Zero licence.

This means that you waive all copyrights and related or neighbouring rights that you have over your contributed data. This will facilitate its access and re-use in the future.

Please ensure that you have the right to contribute the data to the Wales at War project. It is your responsibility to ensure that your data does not infringe anyone else’s rights.


Privacy Notice

The Wales at War project collects data about you in order to support the project and the website. This privacy notice sets out the data we collect, how it is used and how it is stored. It also outlines how use of the website is monitored.

The Wales at War project respects the privacy of the individuals who take part in the project and takes the necessary steps to protect the privacy of its users in compliance with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.


Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve the user’s experience while visiting the website. Cookies are small amounts of data that are placed on users’ computers and devices for the purpose of usability and logging in. Users are advised that they should take the necessary steps within their web browsers security settings if they wish to restrict the use of cookies from this website.

This website uses Google Analytics to collect statistics and to monitor general use of the website so that services can be improved. The software will save a cookie to your computer/device in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.


Data we collect and how it is used

When registering as a user of the Wales at War project, you will be asked to create a username and provide an email address. You will use these, together with a password, to access your account. Other users will not be able to see or access your email address, but your initials will be displayed on the web in association with your contributions to the project.

Your personal details will be kept privately and securely until it is no longer required or used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort will be made to ensure a secure registration process but users are advised that they do so at their own risk.


Sharing with third parties

Your initials will be displayed on the web in association with your contributions to the project. We will not release your e-mail to any third parties unless it is deemed necessary in order to continue to provide access to the Wales at War project website. This will only be done under terms of contract that protect your privacy.


External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts.