Terms & Conditions

By using this website, you certify that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to comply with its terms together with our notices on privacy policy and cookies. If you do not want to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you are advised to leave the website accordingly.

We may change these terms, the privacy policy, and cookie policy at any time, and any changes will take effect immediately from the time the Website is updated. Your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be acceptance of the updated terms. Please check this page from time to time for any changes we have made to these terms, as they are binding on you without further notice.

The Website is operated by Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, UK.

We reserve the right to withdraw or modify the Website at any time.

Intellectual Property and Content

The Content includes images, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics of the Website, and texts.

The digital images of artworks shown on this website have been provided by various galleries, museums and archives in County Durham, who retain the copyright of these digital images. 

The intellectual rights of the texts (overviews and in-depth commentaries) belong to Durham University and the individual authors.

The Content is protected by intellectual property laws including, but not limited to, copyright and trademark laws. You are not allowed to sell, distribute, republish or otherwise make the Content available for any commercial purposes without prior written consent.

Unauthorised use of the Website and/or the Content may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Permitted Uses

The Website and the Content have been made available to you for non-commercial educational and research purposes, as well as certain specific uses permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

You are allowed to print and/or download extracts from, or whole pages of, the Content for your  non-commercial educational and private research use.

To obtain permission to use the digital images of artworks outside of these legal exceptions, you will need to contact the relevant collection owner. For permission to use any other content on this website, please contact [email protected].

You must use the Website only for lawful purposes, in a way that does not breach any applicable law or regulation.

We accept no responsibility or liability to any third party for any content contributed by any user of the Website.

Accuracy of Information

Although every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on this Website is accurate at the time of publication, any information on our site may be out of date or incomplete at any given time. If you believe that any information on our site is factually inaccurate, please send your information and corrections to [email protected].

The Zurbarán Centre disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance on such information by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.


The Website contains links to third party websites. We have no control over the content of third-party websites and we accept no responsibility or liability for their content or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Any link to a third party website is not, nor should it be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us of that website or the content of, or merchandise offered by, that website.

Limitation of Liability

We do not guarantee that use of the Website will be compatible with all hardware and software which may be used by visitors to the site or that the Website will be available all the time or at any specific time.

You are responsible for configuring your own IT equipment in order to access the Website, and you should use your own virus protection software.

We cannot guarantee that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful programmes or codes designed to adversely affect the operation of hardware or software.

We only provide the Website for non-commercial educational and research purposes and we will not be liable to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, interruption to business or loss of commercial opportunity caused in connection with the use of the Website.

Applicable Law

The Website is controlled and operated from Durham, England, UK. The terms of the Website or any dispute in relation to the Website or the Content shall be governed by English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these terms or use of the Website.