Sample IT policies, disclaimers and notices

Sample website copyright statement


A copyright statement sets out the copyright position of your website content - for example, if you allow visitors to download or distribute the material.

Use our template below to create a copyright statement for a website, or download our sample internet copyright notice (DOC, 23K).

UK copyright statement template

This website and its content are copyright of [business name] - © [business name] [year]. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Find out more about copyright for your business and managing your copyright.