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Use of the website www.peabody.harvard.edu (the "Site") is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By using the Site, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If any of these Terms of Use are unacceptable to you, do not use the Site.

The Site is maintained by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, a part of the President and Fellows of Harvard College ("Harvard"), in support of its mission to educate and provide information to scholars and the public. As used in these Terms of Use, the terms "we", "us" and "our" refer to both Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Harvard.

We may change these Terms of Use at any time without advance notice. Your use of the Site after any changes have been made will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Use and all of the changes. Accordingly, you should read these Terms of Use from time to time for any changes.

1. Copyright and Other Protection. The Site and much of the text, images, graphics, audio and video clips, information and other content of the Site (collectively, the "Content") are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. We and applicable third parties own the copyright and other rights in the Site and the Content. You may use the Site and the Content only in the manner and for the purposes specified in these Terms of Use.

2. Permitted Uses. The Content is made available solely for your limited personal, noncommercial use for educational or scholarly purposes, or for other fair use to the extent permitted under United States copyright law. Unless otherwise specified on the Site, you may employ the normal functions of your browser to download and print a single copy of individual Content files for such use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices associated with the Content. You must cite the author/artist and source of the Content as you would content from any printed work, and the citation should include the URL www.peabody.harvard.edu.

3. Third Party Rights. We grant the foregoing limited permission under copyrights we own. Copyrights and other rights in the Content may also be held by other individuals or entities, including artists and other holders of rights in Peabody Museum collections reproduced on the Site. While we have endeavored in good faith to obtain from such third parties the rights we believe necessary to include these collections on the Site, we do not represent or warrant that use of the Content displayed on the Site will not infringe or violate the rights of third parties. You are solely responsible for obtaining all permissions from third parties that may be necessary for any use of the Content you wish to make.

4. Prohibited Uses. You are prohibited from copying, displaying, publishing, distributing, transmitting, modifying, performing or otherwise using or exploiting any of the protected Content on the Site for any commercial purpose or for the purpose of making it publicly available. You are also prohibited from including any of the protected Content in a database, website or electronic resource, and from making any other use of the protected Content that is not expressly permitted under Section 2.

5. Permission Requests. To request permission, under rights controlled by us, for any otherwise prohibited use, please contact the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology’s Office of Imaging Services. As noted above, you are also responsible for obtaining any permissions under third party rights you may need.

6. Trademarks, Patents, etc. Nothing in these Terms of Use or on the Site shall be construed as granting you any right or license to use any trademarks, service marks or logos displayed on the Site, nor any right or license under any patent. You agree not to use any name or emblem of Harvard or any of its subdivisions (including the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology) in any advertising or promotional materials, or to falsely suggest any relationship between you and us, or in any manner that would infringe or violate any of our rights.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS ("CONTENT PROVIDERS") DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE) REGARDING THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OWNERSHIP, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER WE NOR ANY CONTENT PROVIDER MAKES ANY WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, SUFFICIENCY OR QUALITY OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT ERROR OR INTERRUPTION, OR THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MATERIALS.

8. Limitations of Liability and Remedies. YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN SOLE RISK. If you are dissatisfied with the Site or the Content, your exclusive remedy is to stop using the Site and the Content. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDER BE LIABLE TO YOU, IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF WE OR A CONTENT PROVIDER ARE NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT, AND REGARDLESS WHETHER WE ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

9. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and Harvard, and their officers, fellows, governing board members, employees and agents, from and against all claims, actions, suits, damages, liabilities and costs (including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees) resulting from your breach of any provision of these Terms of Use or your use of the Site or the Content.

10. Information You Supply. Except where you specifically indicate otherwise, any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or other means (including any information, questions, comments, ideas or the like) will be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that we will be free, without further obligation to you, to reproduce, modify, prepare works derived from, perform, display, distribute, sell and otherwise make available, use and exploit, in any manner or medium now known or later developed, anything you transmit or post to us or the Site, and to permit others to do so.

11. Links to Other Sites. Links in the Site to third-party websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the content of linked third-party sites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.

12. Designated Agent. For purposes of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), 17 U.S.C. §512(c), please direct notification of claimed infringement to the Peabody Museum Registrar.

13. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction. The Site (excluding links) is controlled and operated from our facilities in and around Cambridge, Massachusetts. While we have made no effort to publish the Site elsewhere, because the Site is published on the World Wide Web it is accessible in all fifty states and other countries. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Massachusetts, and as you and we benefit from establishing a predictable legal environment in which to publish, access and use the Site, by accessing or using the Site you agree that all matters arising from or relating to the use and operation of the Site will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. You agree that all claims you may have arising from or relating to the operation or use of the Site will be heard and resolved exclusively in courts sitting in Middlesex or Suffolk County, Massachusetts. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you, and waive and agree not to assert any objection to proceedings in such courts (including any defense or objection of lack of proper jurisdiction or venue or inconvenience of forum). If you choose to access our website from locations other than Cambridge, Massachusetts, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws of such other locations.

14. General. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision, to the extent unenforceable, shall be struck, and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define or limit the scope or extent of that section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof.

Last Updated: January 30, 2012

 

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