Legal Issues & Copyright


The design of this site (including all images used) is the exclusive and permanent property of Rutland Water Nature Reserve or from various contributors where permission is given, with acknowledgement, and may not be reproduced by any method including screen captures or downloads without our written permission. Free use for educational and non-profit organisation may be given providing relevant acknowledgement is given to this site. Downloading by any method without such permission is a copyright infringement and in violation of copyright laws, subjecting the offending party or parties to legal action.

Disclaimer of Liability:

Rutland Water Nature Reserve is not responsible to you, any person or organization for any damages arising in any manner out of the use of the information made available on this site. You acknowledge that you assume all risk and/or responsibility for any loss and/or damage arising from the uses to which the information provided by this site is put. In other words, you are solely and fully responsible for any content that becomes part of any and all web pages, documents or other projects you post or distribute, for profit or not for profit. Your use of the content is at your sole risk and is provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express, stated or implied.


You shall indemnify and hold harmless Rutland Water Nature Reserve, or it’s named associates, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, costs, damages or expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from your application of or use of the information made available on this site.

Privacy Policy:

We collect information from visitors to this website in 4 ways:

1) When a booking is made for an event.

2) When the visitor sighting form is filled in by a user and sent.

3) When a visitor joins our mailing list.

4) We use visitor tracking software that logs the IP address of your internet connection. No personal information is received or used and the information gathered is used solely to try and make this website a better and more engaging experience for our visitors.

Every effort is made to ensure any personal details such as your name and email address are kept as securely as possible within our organisation, and we will never share your personal information with any other party.