Cultural Learning Alliance

A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life-raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination.

Caitlin Moran
The Times, 18 August 2011

About Us

Privacy policy and Terms and Conditions

The Cultural Learning Alliance is a consortium of individuals and organisations.

By using this website, you are agreeing to all of the following terms, and to our processing of your personal data in accordance with them.


You don’t have to register or provide your personal details to use the Cultural Learning Alliance website.

Joining the Cultural Learning Alliance or providing a personal story, evidence or an example requires that you provide your name and email address. Additionally, you may choose to identify the organisation you work for and the position you hold.

We will use personal data we collect from you only in accordance with the following guidelines:
  • to provide you with regular blogs, newsfeeds, events and updates from the Cultural Learning Alliance
  • if joining the Alliance, to add your name (and organisation if provided) to a signatories list to be publicly available on this site
  • to notify you of any changes to our terms and conditions of use
Your personal information may be used by the Cultural Learning Alliance.

Your email address will be kept as safe as possible and we will keep to the law. We may pass your contact details on to our partners, providing they agree to keep your details safe. We will not sell your information.

You must not give false personal details or use your email account to impersonate any other person or party. This is against the law.


The copyright in the contents of this website is owned by the Clore Duffield Foundation (on behalf of the Cultural Learning Alliance) or its licensors. This includes text, images and videos, but is not restricted to them.

If you send us your stories or examples, you are consenting to our editing that material for use on this website or for other publicity and advocacy purposes, e.g. in a leaflet. The primary purpose of editing will be to make the material legible and fit with formatting.

If you send us your evidence, you are consenting to us posting the evidence on our website and including it in any databases of evidence which we may create and share. We will not alter the evidence documentation that you provide; however, we may alter your description of it.

We reserve the right not to publish any material that you provide. All decisions regarding publication or posting to the website are at our absolute discretion.

You agree not to send us examples, stories or other material that would infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Use of Cookies

We may on occasion gather information regarding your computer whilst you are on our website. This enables us to improve our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website. You won’t be identified personally; data gathered is statistical and relates only to visitors to the site and their use of it.

Virus protection

Although care is taken to check and test material at all stages of production, we cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

External links

This website has links to external resources or other websites. These are to help you find interesting evidence and resources or organisations that can help to improve cultural learning practice. The Cultural Learning Alliance is not responsible for the content or accuracy of those websites, or the reliability of the linked website. Please look at the terms of use of any websites you visit.

If you do find something that you think is inappropriate, please report this to


We have tried to ensure the accuracy of the contents and information provided in this website, as at the time of posting. However we disclaim all liability to you arising out of your use of the site.

Governing law

These terms and conditions of use and your use of the services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in connection with all matters relating to these terms and conditions of use.
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