This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the website under the domain name www.nhm.ac.uk and to any correspondence between you and us and to any newsletters or publications downloaded by you or sent to you by us (the "Site").
The Natural History Museum ("NHM") whose address is Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD is responsible for the Site.
In consideration of the NHM allowing you access to the Site you are deemed to accept our terms and conditions of use. Please read them carefully. If you do not accept these terms and conditions of use, do not use the Site.
Our terms and conditions of use may be changed. Please review them regularly. If you continue to use the Site after a change has been made to the terms and conditions of use you are deemed to have accepted it.
Cookies update: recent legislation changes
New laws governing the use of website cookies and similar technologies for storing information came into effect in the UK on 26 May 2012. To understand how this affects your visit to the NHM Site, please read our information about cookies.
The NHM or its licensors or contributors own the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the material on the Site. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, adapt or otherwise use any material on the Site other than for your own personal non-commercial use.
You may not use the Site:
You must be at least 18 years of age or be accessing the Site with the full consent of a parent or guardian
You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself in any registration or subscription form you complete ("the Registration Information"). You agree to maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
The NHM is registered under, and will process your personal data in accordance with, data protection legislation.
You hereby agree that the Registration Information (and all updates of the Registration Information) and any other information sent to the NHM by you or otherwise obtained by the NHM about you ("the Personal Data") may be processed by the NHM for the purposes of:
(a) processing your requests;
(b) providing you with information by email or other means;
(c) providing you with information about products and services of the NHM and other parties;
(d) providing a personalised service;
(e) maintaining accounts and records;
(f) administration of membership records;
(g) statistical analysis and conducting market research surveys;
(h) assessing and evaluating the use that is being made of the Site; and
(i) information and databank compilation and administration.
The processing of the Personal Data may involve the NHM disclosing your details to regulatory bodies and/or other third parties. If you do not wish your Personal Data to be disclosed in this manner, please make this clear by sending an appropriately worded message to the NHM.
You also consent to the transfer, storage and processing of the Personal Data to/in countries outside the European Economic Area. Your Personal Data may therefore be processed in countries where the rights and benefits conferred on data subjects may not be as favourable as in the UK and the European Union. If you would prefer not to have your Personal Data transferred in this way, please make this clear by sending an appropriately worded message to the NHM.
You can update your personal information or unsubscribe from any of our services at any time. To update your account details, sign in to the website and go to 'My account'.
You will see your personal details and an option to edit your details. If you would like to close your account please email us.
If you are a NaturePlus user you can update your NaturePlus profile by visiting your profile page. Sign in to NaturePlus, go to ‘My things’ and then select ‘My profile’.
If you have signed up for any of the Museum's email newsletters, or if you have registered for our online shop, prints shop or picture library, you can update your details or unsubscribe from our systems using the following options:
If you have any concerns about your data please email customer services.
Last updated: 22 March 2013