Privacy / Copyright

Copyright and the Creative Commons Licence

All materials on this website are owned by De Montfort University or collaborators of the HALSOER project but are openly licensed under Creative Commons. All materials have been checked and catalogued and are made openly available for use by learners, teachers and members of the public using a Creative Commons 3.0 open license. (CC BY SA).


So what does this mean?

BY – where you see this on video, animation, resources and photos, simply ATTRIBUTE our work: e.g.

[URL, photo]
Produced by Biology Courses Open Education Project (

SA – you can mash-up, adapt and reuse our resources, but please SHARE BACK on the web your new work. (You can email any links to us for inclusion on this website).

This video explains what Creative Commons is.

Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Collection of Personal Information

When visiting, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links to third party Websites

Links within our site may lead to other sites. These are provided for convenience only. We do not sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in those sites. De Montfort University is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any such external site.

While every effort and care is taken in preparing the content of this site, De Montfort University disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information in any of the content. It also (to the extent permitted by law) shall not be liable for any losses or damages arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information on our website. It is also not liable for any losses or damages arising from the use of, or reliance on sites linked to this site, or the internet generally.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion.

If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of the Biology Courses website then you may contact us.