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Welcome to Gathering the Jewels.

Here you will find over 20,000 images of objects, books, letters, aerial photographs and other items from museums, libraries and record offices in Wales.

Privacy Statement


This privacy statement applies to the Gathering the Jewels website. It does not apply to any site we may link to.

Culturenet Cymru Ltd., which develops and hosts the Gathering the Jewels website, does not collect personal information about users of the website, except where you choose to give us such information, for example on feedback forms or when ordering goods. All such information is processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and kept it only for the purposes for which it is given.

Feedback forms

We keep the personal information you give us in order that we can correspond with you and contact you with information which we feel may be of interets to you. We may in addition pass the information on to appropriate third parties (for example the repository holding the item on which you have given feedback) where we feel that they may be able to help to answer any question you may have sent or that they may be interested in receiving information that you have given. We will not pass the information on any commercial organisations. If you do not wish us to pass information on to any third parties, you can indicate this on the feedback form. We may also publish the information you give on the website; together with your name but not your email address or any other personal details. We reserve the right to edit your feedback contribution. If you do not wish us to publish the feedback information, you can indicate this on the feedback form.


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The website automatically recognises IP addresses, and records information such as the pages visited and length of visit. This information does not enable individual users to be identified, and it is used only for system administration and to provide statistics on use.