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Terms & Conditions

Using our website

The Iraq Inquiry website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. This takes effect from the date on which you first use this website. 

Accessibility statement

This website is run by the Iraq Inquiry. It is our intention that our website is usable and accessible to all users. This accessibility statement applies only to the Iraq Inquiry website at It does not apply to any other site, including any site that is linked from our pages. 

Hyperlinking policy

Hyperlinking to the Iraq Inquiry website

We do not object to you linking directly to pages on this site and you do not need to ask permission to do so. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The Iraq Inquiry pages must be displayed in the user‘s entire browser window.

Hyperlinking from the Iraq Inquiry website

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of any website we link to and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.

We aim to replace broken links to other sites but cannot guarantee that these links will always work as we have no control over the availability of other sites.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website. 


The Iraq Inquiry website and material relating to its information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Iraq Inquiry website.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


The material featured on this website is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. All sound recordings and video of the Inquiry hearings that are featured on this site are jointly owned by BSkyB, the BBC and ITN and may not be reproduced or copied to others in any format or medium unless a licence is obtained directly from the copyright holder.

Other copyright protected materials may be reproduced free of charge in any other any format or medium provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Where any of the copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

All documents and materials have been published for the purpose of reporting the proceedings of this Inquiry. Subject to the paragraph above those documents and materials should not be further copied or used other than for the purposes of the Inquiry without the authority of the relevant copyright owner.

The permission to reproduce protected material does not extend to any material on this 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.