Terms & Conditions

This page (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you the terms on which you make use of the site www.poundbury.co.uk (“the site”). These Terms and Conditions of Use apply in addition to our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before you start to use the site. By using the site you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use current at the time of your visit to the sites. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, please refrain from using the site. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and that they comply with them. Please note that additional terms and conditions may apply to your use of specific parts of the site; where this is the case you will be notified and you attention will be drawn to the relevant terms and conditions.

We may revise these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

Information about us

www.poundbury.co.uk is a site operated on behalf of the Duke of Cornwall by the Secretary and Keeper of Records of the Duchy of Cornwall (“the Duchy of Cornwall”, “we”, “us”, “our”). For more information about the Duchy of Cornwall, please see this page

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise indicated, the Duke Of Cornwall is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site and the material published on it. All such rights are reserved. The following uses of the material on the site are permitted, subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use:

  • downloading and printing out extracts of material from the site for non-commercial, personal use only; and
  • reproduction of text extracts for the purpose of reporting such written material in news publications (in any media) provided that the material is reproduced accurately and not in a way that could confuse or mislead others and the source of the material is acknowledged.

Any other proposed use of the material is subject to the prior written approval of the Duchy of Cornwall unless otherwise permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended). You may not modify in any way any materials you have printed off, downloaded or reproduced.

Permission to reproduce protected material does not extend to any material on the 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. Please contact us using the details below, for more information. The Arms of the Duchy of Cornwall appearing on or in relation to the site, and “Duchy of Cornwall” and “The Duchy of Cornwall” are registered trade marks.

Website production credits

Site designed and produced by Key Digital. Text written by the Duchy of Cornwall.

Our liability

We are committed to the highest standard of quality information and every attempt has been made to present up-to-date and accurate information. However, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy or currency of the information on the site.

Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We do not warrant that access will be uninterrupted or error free or free from bugs or viruses.

We, our agents and employees accept no liability for any losses or damages (whether direct or indirect) arising from your use of the website or your reliance on information contained on the site, except that which it is unlawful to exclude.

Links to the site

You may link to any part of the site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, patronage, approval or endorsement where none exists without first obtaining our consent, and the site must not be framed on any other website. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Links from the site

Where the site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and we do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within such external websites. We do not exercise any control of any kind over the content of websites and resources provided by third parties and we do accept not responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from either your use of them or their content.


You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which the site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the site. You must not attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing information (including your identity, where known to us) to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the site will cease immediately.

Contact Us

Questions, comments and requests regarding these Terms are welcomed and should be addressed to: The Duchy of Cornwall, Poundbury Farmhouse, Poundbury Farm Way, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 3RT. For more information on the Data Protection Act, visit www.ico.gov.uk or call (UK) 01625 545745.