Website Policy

Use of the Davis Museum (“the Davis”) web site (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.

The Site is maintained by the Davis Museum and Wellesley College, in support of the institutional mission to educate and to provide collections information to students, faculty, scholars, and the public. As used in these Terms of Use, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to both the Davis and Wellesley.

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 (collectively, the “Content”) are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. We and the applicable third parties own the copyright and other rights to 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 cite content from any printed work, and the citation should include the URL

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 art works reproduced on the Site. While we endeavor in good faith to obtain from such third parties the rights we believe necessary to include their works 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, web site or electronic resource, and from making any other use of the protected Content that is not expressly permitted under Section 2.

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