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Terms and disclaimer


When you visit the museum website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out the number of visitors to various parts of the website and to compile statistical reports.

Cookies are text files placed onto your computer to collect this information. You can set your browser to not accept cookies and you can remove cookies from your browser.

The museum website contains links to external websites. We are not responsible for the content of these websites. If a third party website requests your personal information then the information you provide will not be covered by the Northampton Museums privacy policy. You should read the privacy notice of any other website you are using before providing personal information.

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All material on this website, including text and graphics, is copyright of Northampton Museums and Art Gallery/Northampton Borough Council unless otherwise stated. The text and graphic content of this website may be used, printed and distributed only under the following conditions:

  • The content is for non-commercial purposes
  • Copyright information is displayed with the acknowledgement © Copyright Northampton Museums and Art Gallery
  • The content is not modified


While every care has been taken in the compilation of this information, Northampton Museums and Art Gallery will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of inaccuracy or error within these pages. Northampton Museums and Art Gallery does not endorse any external linked sites and is not responsible for their content.

Take down policy

Northampton Museums and Art Gallery have made every effort to ensure that the content featured on this website complies with UK copyright law. Should you discover any material that you believe infringes on your statutory rights, please direct your concerns to the museums team. Please contact us if you are the owner of the copyright to any material featured and you believe that it may be subject to third party ownership, a legal claim or the material infringes on your intellectual property rights. In order for us to process your enquiry, please send us a link to the relevant page and outline your reasons for withdrawal. In-line with UK law, if your objection is judged valid we will withdraw the material/item from the website and we will notify you once this has been done.

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Data quality

Northampton Museums and Art Gallery is committed to the highest standards of quality of information. If you are aware that there are any errors in the information provided please notify us.

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Information about Northampton Museums and Art Gallery and our website

Our privacy notice covers Northampton Museums and Art Gallery and its website.

View our privacy notice

West Northamptonshire Council privacy notice

Accessing Northampton Museums and Art Gallery's website

You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data to obtain information about the Northampton Museums and Art Gallery services and activities.

What personal information do we collect?

To use our online services we will ask you to register your name, email address and other relevant personal details. We will also collect information from you if you complete any other forms on our site or if you contact us with comments or specific requests. This information will only be used for the intended purpose and should we wish to use it for any other purpose, we will ask for your permission first.

Collecting information automatically

In order that we can improve our online services we will collect information about your visits to this website. These statistics do not contain personal data and cannot be traced back to an individual. We do not use cookies to store personal data nor do we link non-personal information stored in cookies with personal data about specific individuals.


  • We will only use personal information you send us for the purposes for which you provide it.
  • We will only hold your information for as long as necessary for these purposes and will not pass it on to any other parties, except where required to carry out our duties and functions as a local authority.
  • All employees and subsidiaries who may have access to your personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal data.
  • All your communications to us are protected against unauthorised access by third parties.


  • All the personal data stored on this website is recorded in a secure database.
  • All our employees and data processors, who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.
  • We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to government institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.
  • Any payment or financial information is transmitted using 128bit encryption using THWATE SSL certification.

Data protection

We will treat any personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998. If you have an enquiry or concern regarding the processing of personal data by Northampton Museums and Art Gallery let us know. You can ask us for information we may hold about you. We will inform you within 40 days if we store any personal information about you. You may also write to request a copy of your information and we will provide you with a legible copy of the personal data which we keep about you and to which you are entitled. This will be sent to you within 40 days of your request, although we may require proof of your identity and information to locate your personal data. There may be a small charge for this information.

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