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All the text and images on the Website are protected by internationally recognised laws. The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge hereby asserts any intellectual property rights that it may have, including copyright, database rights and any rights in compilations in and to the materials on the Website. The Museum has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the use of others text and images is done with the full consent of copyright owners and/or in accordance with relevant legislative provisions.

The Materials found on the Website may not be posted or in any way mirrored on the WWW or any other part of the Internet. Digital images of works in the Fitzwilliam Museum collection, unless there is a copyright owner other than the Fitzwilliam Museum, may be posted at the following publication site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/ for the duration of ‘A History of the World’ project.

 

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Access

Access to and use of this website, ie, The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge Website (“the Website”) is provided subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. Definitions

the Materials

means all or any information, artwork, text video, audio, animation or picture files contained and comprised in the Website; references to the Materials shall mean the whole or any part thereof

the Museum

means The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge

trademarks

shall be deemed to include all logos, shields and service marks

2. Permitted and Prohibited Use of Materials on the Website

Permission is hereby granted, without agreement and without licence or royalty fees, to use and to download a single copy of the Materials for private study and research, provided that usage and copying is for personal non-commercial purposes only and not for any commercial advantage and that any copyright notice within the Materials and the terms of use herein appear in any copy of the Materials. Unless there is copyright owner other than the Museum, the Materials may also be downloaded for posting on the publication site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/ for the duration of ‘A History of the World’ project. This usage and copying is acknowledged to be for non-commercial purposes only and not for any commercial advantage and that any copyright notice within the Materials and the terms of use herein appear in any copy of the Materials. To use and copy the Materials otherwise requires specific written permission from the Museum and/or the original copyright holder(s) as identified.

Except as permitted above, the User undertakes not to copy, reproduce, publish, store in any medium (including extraction into any other website, database, compilation, or computer programme), generate collections, distribute, transmit, retransmit, modify, manipulate, alter, rent, lease, or lend or broadcast or show any part of the Website without the prior written permission of the Museum.

Any further use may infringe copyright and moral rights and may attract civil remedies and criminal penalties. The Museum regularly monitors access to the Website, other websites and publications in all mediums and utilizes digital watermarking to assist in the tracing of illegal image use and will take action for infringement of copyright and breach of the terms of use herein.

The User warrants to the Museum that the User will not infringe the Museum’s intellectual property rights nor will the User breach the intellectual property rights of any third party.If the User wishes to copy or reproduce any part of the Materials, the User agrees to contact the Museum to obtain permission to do so.

3. Trademarks

The trademarks of the Museum, the University of Cambridge and any third party displayed on the Website are the registered and unregistered trademarks of the same. Nothing contained in the Website shall be taken, construed and/or granting any licence or right to use the trademarks displayed on the Website without the prior written permission of the owner. The User’s use of the trademarks on the Website is strictly prohibited.

4. Disclaimer and No Warranty

In no event shall the Museum be liable to any party for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of the Materials whether or not amended by third parties.

The Museum provides the Materials “as is” without warranty of any kind either express or implied including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Applicability and Linked Sites

The Museum reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which the Website is held. The User is responsible for reviewing these terms and conditions and notices. The User’s viewing and/or use of these materials constitutes the User’s agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.

If these Terms of Use are not accepted in full, the User does not have permission to access the contents of the Website and therefore should cease using the Website immediately.

The Website may contain links to third party websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not owned or controlled by the Museum and it is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The Museum is not responsible for webcasting or any other transmission received from any Linked Site, nor is the Museum responsible if the Linked Site is not working properly in providing these links to the User only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of any site or any association with its operators. The User is responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy, copyright and terms and conditions posted at the Linked Sites.

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Contact Details for Copyright Enquiries:

Image Library The Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street Cambridge CB2 1RB UK

Email: Website: http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/imagelibrary/