Using our website
The GCHQ website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions.
The copying and use of the GCHQ logo and any other logos used on this website is not permitted without prior approval from GCHQ.
Requests for permission to use logos on the website should be directed to the Public Affairs Office, GCHQ, Room A3a, Hubble Road, Cheltenham GL51 0EX (tel 01242 221491 ext 33847 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
). Please tell us how and why you wish to use our logo, and include your name, address, telephone and fax numbers and your email address with your request.
The material featured on this site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The Crown copyright protected material (other than the departmental logo) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for research, private study or for internal circulation within an organisation. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Where any of the Crown copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.
Any other proposed use of the material will be subject to a copyright licence available from HMSO, The Licensing Division, St Clements House, 2-16 Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BQ (fax 01603 723000 or email email@example.com
The permission to reproduce Crown protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on HMSO's website
GCHQ encourages users to establish hypertext links to the site; however before any links are made directly to information that is hosted on our site, permission should be sought from the Public Affairs Office (see the Logos paragraph for contact details.)
We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. GCHQ pages must load into the user's entire window.
It is our policy to obtain permission to link to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, the GCHQ website does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server.
This privacy statement only covers the GCHQ website at http://www.gchq.gov.uk. It does not cover links within this site to other websites.
The GCHQ website and material relating to GCHQ information, products and services is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material on this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the GCHQ website.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.