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Viewing and Using content

Personal use

Thumbnail images and sections of text may be used for personal purposes without charge, providing any use of content taken from the Silver City Vault is correctly credited to the website (Aberdeen City Council, Silver City Vault www.silvercityvault.org.uk). Content taken from the website must not be transferred to any other medium or used for any other purpose without permission.

High quality versions of historic photographs are available to purchase for personal use and can be supplied in either hard-copy or electronic format. More information is available in Ordering Images.

High-quality content supplied for personal purposes must not be put to any further use without permission. Additional copies must not be made and images supplied should not be transferred to another format or to a third party without prior agreement by Aberdeen City Council. Doing so could potentially make the user liable for infringement of use and could lead to legal action.

Other uses

The use of any content taken from Silver City Vault which is intended for print or electronic publication (either for a commercial venture or otherwise) is strictly prohibited without first obtaining permission from Aberdeen City Council. A fee will usually be charged in this instance. For more information, please contact us.

Content Disclaimer

Every effort has been taken to avoid errors in the creation of the electronic records for the Silver City Vault. Quality control checks are performed regularly, as a result of which content may be altered, updated, deleted or added without notice. Should you identify any errors or inconsistencies relating to the material on the website, please contact us to discuss the matter and we will endeavour to rectify any error immediately. Due to the quantity of material available on the website, Aberdeen City Council cannot guarantee complete accuracy and does not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or inconvenience suffered as a result of any errors.


The Silver City Vault website contains numerous photographs and every care has been taken to ensure that copyright holders are identified and acknowledged. Should you have any query regarding the copyright status of any image displayed on the website, please contact us first to discuss the matter.

In converting photographs to an electronic form, copyright of the digitised medium resides with Aberdeen City Council, as well as all logos, text and other artwork appearing on the Silver City Vault website, unless indicated otherwise.