Terms and Conditions

About the Centre

The Robert Bateman Centre (RBC) is a Canadian public institution dedicated to making the life and works of Robert Bateman and other artists readily available to the public, including through their website www.BatemanCentre.org. The Centre also sponsors and develops programs that encourage engagement and deeper appreciation of nature, culture about nature and the bond between human society and nature.  The use of the RBC site is to further the goals of the Centre.


By using the RBC site, you agree to the following terms of use, conditions and restrictions.  If you do not agree without qualifications or limitations, do not access or use this site.

These conditions may be changed at any time and by accessing the site, you are agreeing to the most current version of terms.  Please review periodically for updates and changes.


All material provided by the RBC is subject to Canadian and international copyright law.  This includes all images, documents, text, audio, video, design, icons, illustrations, software and all other content. The content on the website may additionally be covered by proprietary rights held by third parties.  The RBC retains the rights to all content on the site and does not grant permission to reproduce it in any way except for the purposes of fair dealing. To request permission to reproduce any of the work for any commercial purpose please contact the RBC.

Fair Dealing & non-commercial use

Notwithstanding copyright restrictions, individuals may visit the site for browsing, viewing and downloading of limited, non-commercial, educational and personal use.  By accessing, downloading or printing content from the site, visitors agree that they will restrict their use to fair dealing and will not violate any proprietary rights of the Centre or others.  Visitors must cite and acknowledge sources for any content that is utilized.  Digital manipulation, modification of site content, reproduction, display or transmittal of content, including in another website, is expressly forbidden.


The Robert Bateman Centre and the Bateman Foundation and associated websites, trademarks, logos or branding belongs to the RBC.  Others proprietary information belongs to their associated agencies.

Disclaimers of Representation and Warranties

The RBC strives to provide accurate, up-to-date and correct content; however it does not make any warranties or representations for its accuracy.  The RBC assumes no liability for errors or omissions to content for the site.

Information on the site is for general public viewing and is provided strictly “as-is”.  Information may be changed without notice. 

Further, there is no representation or warranty, express or implied, for information at this site or that can be accessed through this site with links, for accuracy, completion or reliability of information, however stored or transmitted, merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, or results obtained from using information from the site.


RBC and its officers, directors, members, employees, affiliates, agents, sponsors, licensers, or any other party or person involved in the maintenance, creation or distribution of the site will not be liable to any person or entity under any circumstance for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages (including but not limited to  loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, goodwill, use of data or intangible losses)  that occur as a result of use of the www.BatemanCentre.org site.

The RBC will work to keeping your information as secure as possible, however, no information sent on the internet can be guaranteed 100% secure.  Therefore, visitors are asked to be mindful that the RBC cannot guarantee security of transmissions to and from it.

User submissions

The RBC invites your ideas and comments regarding the site.  Communication or material sent to the site, by email or otherwise, whether data, questions, comments, postings or suggestions will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Any personal information sent to us will only be used to reply or respond to inquiries, however, the RBC may use anything sent to it for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

The RBC site is governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia.  Notwithstanding that users may access the site from other parts of the world, which may have different laws, by visiting www.BatemanCentre.org users will agree to submit to the laws of the Province of British Columbia. 

Complying with the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions, and Copyright is required for users to access the site.