1. The Friends of The National Archives is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), whose members have various powers under its constitution. These powers include voting on amendments to the constitution; to elect trustees; to put resolutions to General Meetings of the members; to vote on amalgamation or transfer of assets to another CIO and dissolution of the CIO.
  2. Under charity law all CIO members have a duty to exercise these members’ powers in the way they consider in good faith is most likely to further the CIO’s charitable purposes. The constitution requires that you confirm your acceptance of this duty to become a full voting member of the CIO. If you do not agree to exercise the powers vested in members then your application cannot be accepted.
  3. By applying for membership you acknowledge and agree to exercise these powers, and your name will be then be entered into the Register of Members.
  4. The Friends of The National Archives will handle your personal details in accordance with Data Protection laws.
  5. You do not need to become a member in order to search, browse or view content on the public area of our website.
  6. However, you will need to become a member in order to gain access to the member only areas of our website.
  7. The information that you provide in your member application must be true, accurate and current, and you must keep this information up to date.