Copyright and Privacy Note
The National Gallery of Canada, (the "NGC") is dedicated to developing, maintaining and making accessible to the public its collection of works of art and to furthering knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of art. As one means of achieving this mission, the NGC maintains its web sites (the "Sites") for your personal entertainment, information, education and communication.
Before you go on to enjoy this Site... Please take a moment to read the following important Terms and Conditions that govern your access to and use of this Site:
Terms and Conditions
The copyright in the images, text, audio and video clips, documentation, illustrations, designs, icons, software (including applications) and all other content on this Site (“Content”) are the property of NGC or its licensors unless indicated otherwise. The Content on the Site may also be the subject of other intellectual property rights held by third parties and further restrictions as to their use. The NGC expressly forbids the copying of any protected Content on the Site, except for fair dealing, as defined by the Canadian Copyright Act, and as described below.
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Uses where Permission is Required
Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation, including but not limited to print or electronic distribution of NGC's Sites and the Content on its Sites, is expressly prohibited without written authorization from NGC, and, where applicable, third-party rights holders. For permission to use images from the NGC's collection, text and other Content from NGC's Sites, please e-mail the Copyright Division of the NGC at [email protected], or complete the online order form if you know which NGC images you would like to reproduce. In addition, the works reproduced on the NGC Sites may be subject to rights held by third parties. The NGC shall not be responsible for the procurement of any third-party permissions and the user shall be obligated to clear such rights prior to the use of the Content. NGC may grant permission to use its Content on a case-by-case basis at its sole discretion. NGC retains the right to charge a fee for use of its Content, which may depend on the type and nature of the proposed use.
The NGC encourages other web sites to link to the home page of this Site, as a normal link. Content from this Site may not be used within a frame, or by means of an in-line link.
Links to third party outside sites by the NGC are provided to visitors as a convenience and their inclusion in no way implies that the NGC endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of these sites. As the organizations and individuals that maintain these sites may not be subject to the Official Languages Act, information found on these sites may be presented only in the language in which they were written.
Trademarks service marks, and logos, (collectively the "NGC Trademarks") identifying NGC or its products and services, including the trademark National Gallery of Canada and associated logos, are registered and/or unregistered marks of the NGC. Any unauthorized use of the NGC Trademarks is strictly prohibited. The trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this Site (collectively “Third Party Trademarks”). Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any NGC Trademarks or Third Party Trademarks on this Site without the express written permission of the trademark owners.
Content Posted to or Transmitted from the Site
All comments or suggestions and any content posted to or transmitted by a user to any NGC Site are not confidential and become the property of the NGC. The NGC may reproduce, disclose, transmit, publish, broadcast, tele-communicate to the public by telecommunication and post any such content at its sole discretion. The NGC may also use any idea, concept, know-how or technique a user posts for any purpose, including developing, manufacturing, and marketing products or other material. You cannot post to or transmit from the Site any content which is threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, or otherwise illegal, or objectionable that could constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that could give rise to liability or violate any law. The NGC neither takes responsibility nor assumes liability for any such content on its Sites.
The NGC will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. The NGC may compile and provide aggregate statistics about on-line visitors, customers, sales, traffic pattern and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. When you purchase a product through the NGC on-line boutique, the NGC may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, enforce the terms of any NGC user agreements or protect the rights, property and safety of the NGC, users of its web sites or third parties.
When you order a product through the NGC online store, the NGC requires your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and credit card information to process the order. Credit card information will only be used on an as-needed basis to process your order.
The NGC does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors who are under the age of majority are required to obtain parental or guardian consent before submitting any personal information to NGC Sites.