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This site is operated by The IK Foundation & Company Ltd ('we', 'us', 'our' and IK, IK Foundation, IK Foundation & Company or The IK Workshop Society) on behalf of itself. Our website/s endeavours to conform to level A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. We make every effort to ensure that all the content on our site meets this standard too.


In The IK Foundation's work to Promoting Natural & Cultural History, we try as far as possible, follow the meanings of "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights" and the draft to "The Law of the Rights of Mother Earth". We hope that users of this site also shares this view.


Copyright and responsibility

By using the Site/s, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and any other guidelines or rules applicable to other services that may be posted from time to time.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws in the European union and in England and Wales.

The copyright and database rights in all content included on this site are either owned by us or licensed to us. You are allowed to download, save or print out content for the purposes of reading the content or considering any services advertised on this site. All other use of the content on this site is prohibited, including (without limitation) reproducing the content in any form for commercial purposes. Within The IK Workshop Society is published material under license from the Creative Commons.

We try to make sure the information contained on this Site is as accurate as possible. However we give no warranty of any kind regarding the Site or the Associated Sites and/or any materials provided on the Site or the Associated Sites.

We may provide links to other web sites, resources or organisations either directly or through contractual partners. We accepts no responsibility for these links and does not endorse their contents. If you decide to access other web sites, you do so at your own risk whatsoever.

We assume no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damage to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or the Associated Sites.

Links to our site

In creating a link to this site please indicate that we are the source of the information by including an acknowledgement near to/in the link. We would be grateful if you could notify us about the link. Please also ensure that we are not brought into disrepute by the creation of the link; in such cases, we will request the link's removal (and, if necessary, may bring legal proceedings to seek its removal). Please note that we may move pages on this site or change their address without prior notice.
Comments and other content

iFellows in The IK Workshop Society may post reviews, comments, photos, and other content; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. We reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. We takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Privacy policy

We - www.ikfoundation.org or www.ikworkshop.org including all department sites - do not store financial details from your purchases; will never sell, exchange, or release your personal information (name, mailing address, email address, credit card data, etc) without your consent, regardless of its source, to any third parties, except:

If we are required to disclose information by:
  • the police
  • any regulatory or government authority
  • a court of law

We will inform you of any such order or request for disclosure as soon as reasonably practicable after we receive it, unless we are prohibited by law from doing so or it is not reasonably practicable to do so.

This privacy policy applies to all "personal data" as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998. In this privacy policy, we also refer to personal data as "data", "information" or "personal information".

About Cookies

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This site follows the EU cookie law (e-Privacy Directive) - which applies to how cookies and similar technologies are used for storing information on a user's equipment such as their computer or mobile device, however, at no time are personally identifiable details ever stored in cookies.

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  Founded 1988 as an international foundation and established under the companies act in 1996 (England & Wales).
  Official Correspondence address:

The IK Foundation & Company
Swiss Post Box 100410
DE-96077 Bamberg
  Registered Address:
The IK Foundation & Company Ltd
St James House,
13 Kensington Square,
W8 5HD
United Kingdom
  Company number: 3293294
(England & Wales).
  VAT number: GB708455133
  EORI number: GB708455133000
  Directors primary resolution in writing:
  Interdisciplinary international research and presentations based on culture, nature and the environment, most frequently observed from a Nordic perspective, are the primary interests and objectives of the IK Foundation & Company (IK).
  Established as a private, independent and not-for-profit making organisation with a global network for research and information.
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