Copyright and terms and conditions


Unless otherwise stated all images and associated text in this picture library are the property and copyright of Instruct-ERIC and may not be downloaded or used for any purpose other than as detailed below. For any images that require attribution, acknowledgement of the photographer must be stated whenever the images are used.

Use of images is free of charge.

The image database may be accessed by Instruct staff. Instruct staff members may request access to the image database for other individuals, but this must be approved by the Instruct-ERIC hub team. Login details for this database must not be shared with other individuals.

Downloading Images

The images found in this database may be used for Instruct-ERIC business, including printed materials, social media, and online. If you wish to use these images in any collaborative projects, permission must be received from a member of the Instruct-ERIC hub team, and the images used must be attributed to Instruct-ERIC.

Where images on this database indicate that attribution is required, ie for creative commons images, it is the sole responsibility of the individual using the image to ensure that attribution is provided.

Uploading Images

By uploading an image to this database you agree that:

  • use of the Image in the within Instruct-ERIC will not violate the rights of any other party, does not result in a breach of contract between you and another party and that you accept responsibility for any royalties or fees due to any other party from the use of the uploaded Image.
  • the image is offered for Instruct-ERIC use, as detailed above, free of charge
  • an attempt has been made to follow GDPR guidelines as required in the Instruct-ERIC Privacy notice for Photography and Filming (LINK)
  • the images uploaded will not be unlawful, defamatory, libellous, objectionable, profane, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, hateful, or otherwise inappropriate.


When uploading an Image you are solely responsible for its content and for any offence, claims or damages that arise from the content of that Image. The approval and publication of Images in this database by an Instruct moderator in no way alters or diminishes your responsibility. Nor does it transfer any responsibility for the content of the Image to Instruct or the moderator who approves the Image for publication.

Instruct-ERIC is not liable for any misuse of images taken from this database.

Access to this image database is provided by iBase. Instruct-ERIC has no control over the host website or its content (save for the images), and Instruct-ERIC accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. For all matters concerning your use of iBase's host website please refer to their Terms of Use.

Instruct-ERIC does not make any warranty that information and material, whether contained here or on any site using these images, is complete, accurate or up-to-date. Accordingly, Instruct-ERIC disclaims all liability or responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information or materials by any visitor to this image database or anyone who may be informed of any of its content.

Instruct-ERIC does not make any warranty that use of this site will be uninterrupted, virus-free or error-free; or that use of this site will not affect other software or operating systems used to access this site.

Any warranties provided under the general law are expressly excluded to the fullest extent possible. In particular, Instruct-ERIC does not warrant that use of the images in this database will not infringe the rights of any other person or organisation; nor that the images within the database are of reasonable quality or fit for any particular purpose, even if the Instruct-ERIC has received notice of an intention to use these images for that purpose.

To the extent permitted in law, Instruct-ERIC accepts no liability for any loss or damage which may be suffered by other parties as a direct or indirect result of using this image database (including loss of profit, loss of opportunity, loss of business, and consequential loss).

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