Privacy and Terms
Welcome to the official website of Arthur C Clarke, commissioned by the Arthur C Clarke Trust, a private trust registered and based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The intellectual property (including copyrights) of Arthur C Clarke’s writings, personal archives, images and audio-visual materials is now vested in the Arthur C Clarke Trust.
By using this website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms. If you are below the age of 13 then please get a parent’s or guardian’s permission before exploring this website.
Privacy of user information collected
We take online privacy and security concerns seriously. Our web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name (where possible). We collect the domain name, but not the email address of visitors to our web page, aggregate information on what pages individual’s access or visit and information volunteered by the individual, such as basic data entered on the form through which the Arthur C Clarke Trust may be contacted.
This website uses ‘cookies’ to provide an enhanced experience for users. In this context, a cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie folder of the browser of visitor’s computer hard disk so that the website can remember who the visitor is (to optimise the experience for subsequent visits). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all of the interactive features of this website if your cookies are disabled. To find out more about cookies and how to disable them, visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/
The information collected through automated systems on this website will be used for internal review only, and will then be discarded or used to improve the content of our website. Information will not be shared with other entities for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
Disclaimer of Liability: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information contained in this website. However, with respect to materials (e.g., documents, photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, etc.) on or available through download from this website, neither the Arthur C Clarke Trust nor any parties contracted by the Trust to content manage this website make any representations or warranties, express, implied, or statutory, as to the validity, accuracy, completeness, or fitness for a particular purpose; nor represent that use would not infringe privately owned rights; nor assume any liability resulting from the use of such materials and shall in no way be liable for any costs, expenses, claims, or demands arising out of the use of such materials.
Disclaimer of Endorsement: Neither the Arthur C Clarke Trust nor any parties contracted by the Trust to content manage this website recommend any commercial products, processes, or services that maybe referenced in context in this website. The views and opinions of signed authors expressed on this website or in materials available through download from this website do not necessarily reflect those of the Arthur C Clarke Trust.
Except where otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. This means that some rights are reserved but other rights are shared as specified in this license.
The exceptions apply where photographs or videos are owned by parties other than the Arthur C Clarke Trust. In all such cases, the intellectual property rests with the original copyright owners (cited where applicable).
Images on this website
This website has drawn on the substantial collection of archival images held by the Arthur C Clarke Trust. Under the above named license, these images may be reused for educational and non-commercial purposes by simply acknowledging the source as ‘Arthur C Clarke Trust’.
Where images used on this website have been drawn from other sources, photo credit is given on a case by case basis. The Trust is not in a position to grant further use of such externally sourced images.
Videos embedded on this website
This website has used two kinds of videos. ‘Remembering Arthur C Clarke’ is a series of reminiscences by Lankans who knew Sir Arthur and/or were inspired by him. These videos are free for reuse for any non-commercial purposes by acknowledging the source as ‘Arthur C Clarke Trust’.
We have also embedded on this website other videos that are already shared elsewhere online, primarily on YouTube. The Trust is not in a position to grant further use of such externally sourced videos. In such cases, please direct your enquiries to the publishers of such content.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sri Lanka where the Arthur C Clarke Trust is registered. Any dispute under these Terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Sri Lankan Courts.