Terms of Use

The Yale Center for British Art (“YCBA”) is committed to providing access to its collections and activities in as unimpeded a manner as it can allow for as broad a public as it can reach. These Terms of Use apply to individuals and organizations (“you”) visiting the website (the “site”). By accessing this site, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree, you should exit the site and not use it further. The YCBA reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting, and also to modify or terminate any products, services, software, applications, or features on the site at any time and without notice. Please check regularly for updates. All products, services, software, applications, or features available on or through this site are subject to these Terms of Use.

Trademarks

The names “Yale Center for British Art,” “Yale,” “Yale University”, and many of the associated names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and design elements displayed on the site (collectively, the “trademarks”) are owned by Yale University. The trademarks may not be used except to provide attribution as specified in Using Images section of this site. Nothing contained on the site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks, service marks, logos, or design elements displayed on the site without the express written permission of Yale University or other rights owner, as applicable. Please visit the following website for further information on use of Yale University’s Trademarks.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Yale University is the owner of the compilation of the data, images, software, code, documentation, text, design elements and other information contained in the site. Unless otherwise stated, Yale University retains all rights, copyright and other proprietary rights in content found on this site. In some cases, copyright or other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to, Yale University. In still other cases the content may be in the public domain. Please see Using Images for further information.

Open Access

YCBA provides free and open access to images of works in its collection that are believed to be in the public domain, as well as to certain other materials, including the descriptive information which accompanies those images (collectively, “open access material”).

Use of the YCBA’s open access material is permitted without further application, authorization, or fees due to the YCBA; we ask only that you attribute works and/or their images, without suggestion of endorsement as described in Using Images.

The Center’s collection data is available in both human and machine readable formats via its website and online systems. The YCBA continually enhances its scholarship and collection-related data and imaging, and the review and updating of historic records and rights information is ongoing. Those accessing or using any resources via the Center’s online systems or services are responsible for checking regularly for updates.

The YCBA makes every effort to accurately determine the rights status of its works and images, but makes no warranties to this end. The user is solely responsible for the use of any images or data obtained from the Center’s site. See Using Images for further details.

Your Privacy

The YCBA is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its site. Please see Yale University’s Privacy Policy for further information.

Disclaimer

THE YCBA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SITE'S OPERATION OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE YCBA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE YCBA WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU USE THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT FROM THE SITE, SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ALSO HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY YALE UNIVERSITY AND THE YCBA, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND AFFILIATES FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND/OR DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES) RESULTING FROM ANY CLAIM BROUGHT BY ANY THIRD PARTY RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE SITE.

Limitations on Liability

THE YCBA TAKES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, BUT MAKES NO WARRANTIES AS TO ITS ACCURACY. THE YCBA HAS NOT REVIEWED ANY SITES LINKED TO THE SITE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY OFF-SITE PAGES OR ANY SITES LINKED TO THE SITE. YOUR ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SITE, INCLUDING YOUR LINKING TO ANY OTHER OFF-SITE PAGES OR OTHER SITES, ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE YCBA DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES OR ANY OFFERS AVAILABLE THROUGH ANY SUCH SITES. THE YCBA HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY TRANSACTIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN YOU AND ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU MAY CHOOSE TO PROVIDE TO ANY THIRD PARTY.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any amendments or revisions shall be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any case, controversy, suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, in connection with, or related to these Terms of Use shall be brought in the State or Federal Courts located in the State of Connecticut.

Date: 1/2/2013