The Digital Culture Network is ran by the Arts Council of Englandwhich is a registered charity (number 1036733). Any mention of the Digital Culture Network in these terms also refer to Arts Council England, which is a trading name of the Arts Council Of England. 

1. Use Of The Digital Culture Network Website 


By using and/or visiting the Digital Culture Network website you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions. 


The Digital Culture Network may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions and any related policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. 

2. Linking


(www.) may have links to other websites. 

The Digital Culture Network is not responsible for the contents, nor does it warrant the accuracy or reliability of any linked website. 

The Digital Culture Network, to the extent permissible by law, excludes all liability which may arise from your use or reliance on the information or contents contained in the linked site. 

3. Copyright

The copyright in the contents of this website is owned by the Digital Culture Network or its licensors.  The data and information available through (www.) are owned by the Digital Culture Network and unless otherwise noted this is operated under the Open Government Licence. 

Please contact if you wish to use any of the materials on this website. 

 4. Data Protection

4.1 General  

The Digital Culture Network is committed to protecting your privacy.  

The text below describes the ways in which we collect information from you when you use the service, and what we may use it for. It should be read in conjunction with the other terms and conditions of use and data protection policy.    

The Digital Culture Network is a part of Arts Council England, which is a registered charity (number 1036733). The Arts Council England head office is located at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3HF. If you have any other questions about this policy, you can write to us at our head office or email [email protected] 

4.2 What data do we collect from you?  

We collect data from you (‘user data’) when you register to receive updates from us. This data can sometimes comprise personal data about individuals, to which UK data protection laws apply. 

These terms and conditions and our data protection policy describe the Digital Culture Network’s approach to fulfilling its obligations under those data protection laws. 

4.3 Our use of user data  

We will use user data we collect from you only in accordance with the following guidelines: 

  • to provide the updates to you 
  • to provide and improve our service to you, to notify you of any changes to our terms and conditions of use. 
  • to send you information about our other products and services if you so wish. From time to time, the Digital Culture Network, Arts Council England, or third parties acting on Arts Council England’s behalf, may wish to send you information about other services which we offer and believe you may be interested in. We may use user data for this purpose. If you decide now, or at any later time, that you do not wish to receive this information, please inform us by email at  

4.4 Analytics 

The Arts Council England has implemented Google Analytics Universal including demographics and interest Reporting.  Any demographic reports produced using this data will be used to determine a better understand of our website traffic and improve user experience. 

4.5 Internally within Arts Council England 

Arts Council England may make user data available to other parts of the organisation, either for the fulfilment of Arts Council England services, or to enable them to provide you with information about products or services which they believe you may be interested in. 

5. Disclaimer


The Digital Culture Network has tried to ensure that the contents and information it provides in this website is accurate at the time of posting. Unfortunately, it cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.  Within this website we have a section called Knowledge Hub which includes Digital Culture Network published guidance, as well as links to third party advice that may be of use to our users. We are not responsible for the advice given by the third-party organisations.  


The views and opinions expressed in the user-generated content on this site are not those of the Digital Culture Network and no endorsement is made by the DCN of accuracy or completeness of the content. You should not rely on the content. 


When using the site, you may gain access to other websites through use of links or hypertext. You agree that the Digital Culture Network is not responsible for the content or operation of such third-party websites and that the Digital Culture Network shall have no liability to you or any other person or entity for the use of such third-party websites. 


The Digital Culture Network disclaims all liability to you arising out of your use of the service. 

6. Virus Protection


Although care is taken to check and test material at all stages of production, the Digital Culture Network cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website. 

7. Postings


You agree that you will not post material that contains content which is harmful, threatening, abusive, vulgar, obscene, harassing, defamatory, offensive (racially, sexually or ethnically), promotes a political view or is otherwise objectionable.  


You will not post or transmit chain letters, pyramid or money schemes. 


You will not use your email account to: 

  • impersonate any person; and/or 
  • ‘spam’ by posting frequent and/or annoying messages. 


Material that you post must not contain links to sites that open up multiple windows or to sites that contain material that would fall within clause 6.1 above. 


You agree that you will not post content, the display of which would infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. In particular, you represent and warrant that the content of your posting is original and not copied from any third party. 


You agree that you will not use postings to offer items or services for sale or place advertisements for goods, products or services of third parties. 


If you breach any of the provisions set out in this clause, the Digital Culture Network may immediately terminate your use of the service. 


The Digital Culture Network reserves the right not to publish any material that you post in its absolute discretion. 


You consent to the Digital Culture Network monitoring your posting prior to distribution. 


You consent to the Digital Culture Network editing any posting it receives from you for the sole purpose of formatting to make it legible. 

8. Governing Law


These terms and conditions of use and your use of the services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in connection with all matters relating to these terms and conditions of use.