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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS and REFERENCES to sources used ?

Online sources are acknowledge by including links to websites used. These can be found at the end of each section. 
Sources from printed publications are acknowledged within the text. 
Direct quotations are shown in italics. 


What COPYRIGHT is entailed?

The articles and features here are not presented as authoritive, but aimed at encouraging readers to explore West Dunbartonshire more. This is free to resuse with suitable accreditation.

However various sources have been used for its compilation. These are in italics if quoted directly and given as links at the end of each section. If anything quoted within the discussion text is reused, care is needed to ensure that the original source is accredited. 

Some illustrations such as maps and aerial photographs are reproduced here with appropiate permissions. Details are provided in each instance. It is essential that any further reuse of such material also be according to their terms. 



Are PHOTOGRAPHS copyright?

All current or recent photographs used on this website are by Jeremy Watson unless otherwise indicated.

Copyright is asserted on all of these photographs, but they can be copied and used for any purposed as long as that is not commercial.  All that is asked is that they are acknowledged when reused. This can be done by reference to this website.

Commercial use of photographs can be negotiated. 

Historic photographs are acknowledged within the text where known. Many are within the public domain, but may have copyright conditions. In this website maps and images from the National Library of Scotland (NLS) and National Collection of Aerial Photography (NCAP) have been used here within the terms for a non-commercial website.  "©" indicates that any further use of these needs to conform to the specific archive terms. Those terms need to be checked directly with the specific source.

Who OWNS this website?

This website has been instigated and is managed by Jeremy Watson. It is considered a community service and anyone is welcome to comment on and contribute to it. While a private initiative, it is closely associated with the Lennox Heritage Society with which I am very involved and with the Doors Open Day programmes held locally every two years which I organise. 

WHAT are those 3 WORDS at the top of each page?

This website utilises the what3words app. If you log into it and enter those three words you will be shown almost exactly where the place is. Try both map and birds eye views for best information. 


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