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The Parliamentary Archives will not be responsible for any legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by them as a result of your breach of the above warranty.
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You grant the Parliamentary Archives the right in perpetuity to publish the material on its website located at www.parliament.uk/slavetrade and through our partner sites in accordance with our Terms & Conditions of use, and to use it in publicity material.
You grant permission for your material to be edited for publication and web delivery according to our requirements (this means you waive your moral rights in the work for the purposes of its submission to and use by the Parliamentary Archives).
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Anyone republishing material from the Parliament and the British Slave Trade 1600 - 1807 website without permission is liable for any resulting infringement of copyright.
The Parliamentary Archives reserves the right to reject material on the grounds of copyright infringement, offensiveness or any other editorial or legal considerations. The Parliamentary Archives is under no obligation to publish any content submitted.