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Island Research Repository
Top Floor, Turner Building
Highlands Lane,
St Saviour, JE1 1HL


Terms of use

Copyright, Licence and Reuse information


The Island Research Repository (IRR) is an organisation created by a local charity steering group and funded by the Jersey Community Foundation. Please read these Conditions of Use carefully. They apply to the website you were using, and they govern your use of the website.

In addition, please read our Privacy policy. It applies to the material stored on the repository and the use of your personal information in relation to the site.



All rights, including copyright, in the content and design of these web pages are owned or controlled for these purposes by the Island Research Repository. All rights are reserved, and items may only be used in accordance with national copyright laws if no other licence is granted. Users are permitted to make copies within the bounds of fair use and/or in accordance with the exceptions listed in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988. The publisher or other rights holders may consent to further reproduction and repurposing of the full text that has been submitted. The IRR does not hold the rights to the content it offers.

In accessing these web pages, you agree that you may only download content from the site for your own personal, non-commercial use.

This site provides access via hyperlinks to external websites for browsing only. By doing so, we do not endorse the linked parties or authorise any actions that might violate their intellectual property rights or the rights of any other third parties legally and/or contractually protected globally. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the material contained on any third-party web page.

We use reasonable care to ensure that the information on the website is accurate and up to date. However, errors and omissions can occur so the accuracy of the information should not be taken for granted.


Open Access licencing

All research output deposited in the IRR is Open Access content.


Third-party owned content

Items held in the IRR may contain content owned by third parties who have permitted it to be used in that particular circumstance, such as images or data tables taken from other sources. This content may be licenced under its own terms, with a copyright statement to the effect that it may remain the property of its respective owner(s). You would need to get permission from the designated rights holder in order to reuse this content.

The Island Research Repository accepts no responsibility for any violations committed of third-party copyright.


Conditions of Use

You acknowledge that your use of the Site must be in accordance with these Conditions of Use, be lawful, and not interfere with anyone else’s use or enjoyment of the Site.

The following prohibited actions are not all-inclusive: harassing, upsetting, or annoying any person; and sending obscene or offensive content.


Harvesting and metadata reuse

Robots must not harvest site content except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis.

By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted these Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to modify these Conditions of Use by updating this page. You should frequently check this page. After modifications have been made, it is assumed that users have read and agree to the updated terms if they continue to use the site. If users disagree with these Conditions of Use updates, they should refrain from using the Site.

The Island Research Repository grants users access to and use of the website under the following conditions. By using the Site, users are acknowledging that they have read, understood, and accepted these Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy by using the Site.


Intellectual Property

The Island Research Repository or its licensors shall retain ownership of all copyrights, trademarks, design rights, patents, and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) and all content located on the Site.



The IRR does not guarantee that:

  • All hardware and software will be compatible with the use of the Site;
  • Access to the website will be uninterrupted, error-free, and virus-free;
  • Errors on the Site will be fixed, with the exception of any errors that the IRR is legally required to fix.

When using the Site on any device, you must take the necessary precautions to ensure that you regularly check for and protect against viruses.


Takedown Policy

If you believe that there is material available on the Island Research Repository for which you, the author, the rights holder, or acting on behalf of the author/rights holder, have not granted permission, you have the right to request its removal.

If you wish to request its removal, please get in touch with us and include the following in your message:

Your contact information (full name and title if you are representing an organisation),

phone number, email address, and postal address. In addition, please include the precise and complete URL of the content’s source, a declaration that you are the rights holder or an authorised representative, and evidence of your ownership of the rights.


Contact Details:

Island Research Repository
Top Floor, Turner Building
Highlands Lane, St Saviour, JE1 1HL