In terms of copyright law as outlined in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, using a work online is no different to reproducing a work within a book, magazine, on TV or any other product. Material shown online and/or without a copyright symbol “©” does not mean that it is ‘public domain’ and freely … Read more
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Step-by-step guide Most material you want to use on social media and websites is protected by copyright such as images, artworks, text, music, or videos. It is very important to gain copyright permission when sharing content online to avoid infringement claims. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube stipulate you must have permission … Read more
A website or social media account is an essential channel for the promotion of your organisation’s aims and activities. Whatever the aims, if you are sharing personal data online, you need to comply with data protection laws. This guidance takes you through the things you need to consider. 1. Know your data Are you … Read more
Describes how a group of Danish art galleries joined forces to develop a shared mobile platform based on open content. The case study explores the collaborative process and the benefits of cross-institution collaboration when developing an in-gallery mobile tool designed to encourage greater engagement. It also looks at the adoption of open licences such as the Creative Commons … Read more
How should staff of an organisation use social media ethically and protect the company’s reputation?
These guidelines from the Ford Motor Company for its staff are an at-a-glance summary of how to behave in the social media world in an ethical and responsible way , observing lines between the company and private views, honesty, good manners, and times when they might have to refer upwards. Useful for any arts marketer, … Read more
A basic guide from the Association of Photographers into good photographic practice.