Notice and take-down policy

In adding content to this website, Senate House Library makes every effort to ensure material does not infringe any person’s rights. However, we recognise that material published online may inadvertently include copyrighted material, contain sensitive personal data, or include content that may be regarded as obscene or defamatory.

If you believe that you are the copyright owner for any material on this website and do not consent to the use of your material in accordance with our terms and conditions, or if you believe material on the website to be obscene or defamatory, please contact us providing the information detailed below:

  1. Your contact details
  2. Details of the material, including the URL at which it was found
  3. Proof, under penalty of perjury, that you are the rights holder, or an authorised representative
  4. The reason for your request (e.g. copyright law, data protection, offensive material)

Upon receipt of a complaint, our Web Team will:

  1. Acknowledge receipt by email
  2. Make an initial assessment of the validity of the complaint
  3. If necessary, seek further legal advice from the University of London legal team
  4. If the complaint is upheld, remove the material in question from our website
  5. Provide a written response and confirmation of our actions

If you wish to make a complaint, please email the Web and Digital Solutions Analyst or Website and Online Systems Officer in the first instance.