Citizen Literacy Copyright and Legal Notices

This notice along with other notices forms part of a contract between Citizen Literacy and the users of our publications, software and services.

Citizen Literacy Community Interest Company was established in Scotland in 2020, registration number SC671958. Our main office is at 9 Inverallan Drive, Bridge of Allan, Stirling, FK9 4JR, Scotland. The website address is Legal and licensing enquiries should be made using this email address,


The copyright in the works and software published by Citizen Literacy is owned by Citizen Literacy, apart from any third-party content.

Database Rights

The rights to the databases used in the Citizen Literacy software are owned by Citizen Literacy.

Moral Rights

Where moral rights over a work are asserted by authors of Citizen Literacy publications, those rights reside with the named authors.

Performance Rights

Where the Citizen Literacy Community Interest Company publications contain performances (audio and video content) the rights remain with the performers.


The Citizen Literacy logo (black, white and green versions) and the words ‘Citizen Literacy’ are registered UK trademarks.

Citizen Literacy Logo in black
Citizen Literacy Logo in black

Limitations of Indemnity

The information contained in the publications of the Citizen Literacy Community Interest Company in print, web and other formats is intended to be used as general background information and is not to be relied on as definitive or comprehensive guidance in any particular circumstances. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Citizen Literacy Community Interest Company, the authors, nor any contributors to its publications shall be liable to any person for any claims, costs, proceedings, losses, expenses, fees or damages whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from any error or omission (whether negligent or otherwise) contained in the publications.

Privacy and Data Protection

Please see our separate Privacy and Data Protection notice on the Citizen Literacy website.

Licencing Citizen Literacy Content and Confidentiality

Citizen Literacy may at its discretion enter into licensing agreements with third parties. The details of such agreements should be considered as confidential information and may be covered by NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements).

Citizen Literacy use of Creative Commons Licences

Citizen Literacy may publish some its content under the terms of a Creative Commons Licence. Generally, the licence used will be an ‘attribution only’ licence indicated by the use of the Creative Commons icon or the letters ‘CC BY’ shown below with a web link to the terms of the licence. This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use, so long as attribution is given to the creator. The license allows for commercial use. These licenses are legally enforceable.


CC BY logo
CC BY logo

The Creative Commons Licence initiative is aimed at simplifying copyright law for people to encourage the sharing of content. You can find more information at this web link,