Copyright ©

All text, photographs, graphic images, icons, logos and artwork are Copyright © of Eden District Council unless otherwise stated, under Section I of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Can I copy material from the Eden District Council website?

If you are:

  • an academic researcher
  • a student in higher or further education
  • a teacher or school pupil working on a project
  • a volunteer in your local community or parish
  • a charity
  • a public sector organization

you may use any text from our website. We would like to know what you want to use, and in what context.

You must ask permission to use any photographs, graphic images, icons, logos and artwork as the copyright for some of these may belong to someone else.

If you are in a commercial business, you may not use any material from the site without written permission, unless we have published it as open data.

How do I credit the source?

Copyright © Eden District Council unless otherwise stated.

What is the law on copyright?

Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 - Section 1 on has details of the law on copyright.

Using somebody else's intellectual property on GOV.UK has information on using someone's copyright material without their permission known as IP infringement.

What is open data?

Open data is non-personal information held by the Government, which is freely available for everyone to use and republish and is not controlled by copyright. Open data is released for public re-use under the Open Government Licence. This means you can reuse any information we publish as open data for any purpose you wish, as long as you credit the source to Eden District Council. has further information on open data.

Last updated: Monday, 15 August, 2022.