LA as Subject

Collectively preserving, archiving and sharing the rich history and culture of Los Angeles

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the services on the L.A. as Subject website (“Site”) along with any information, text, graphics, or other materials uploaded, downloaded, or appearing on the Site (collectively referred to as “Content”). Your access to and use of the Site is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version as we may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions.

Basic Terms

You are solely responsible for your use of the Site, for any Content you post to the Site, and for any consequences thereof. The Content you submit, post, or display will be able to be viewed by other users of the Site and possibly through third party services and websites. Under these Terms you should only provide Content that you are comfortable sharing with others. By placing Content on the Site you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise have all necessary rights to the Content you provide and the rights to provide it under these Terms. For all Content you post, upload, or otherwise make available, you hereby grant USC a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Site. You may use the Site only for non-commercial purposes and in compliance with these Terms and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules, and regulations.

The institutions and private collections listed in the directory retain all ownership rights to their collections. No one may use any of the archival materials without obtaining all required individual authorizations, releases, consents, clearances and licenses as may be necessary with respect to the use of the materials. The directory provides contact information for all the listed institutions and private collections and these should be institutions should be contacted directly to obtain such approvals.

The structure of the directory and the nomenclature used to describe and categorize collections are the property of the LA as Subject Archives Forum, an association of archivists, artists, librarians, local leaders, and researchers dedicated to improving the visibility, access, and preservation of archives and collections documenting the rich history of the Los Angeles region. No part of the LA as Subject directory structure and nomenclature may be copied, downloaded, stored in a retrieval system, further transmitted or otherwise reproduced, stored, disseminated, transferred or used, in any form or by any means, except as permitted herein or with prior written agreement.

Storing, copying, displaying, disseminating any part of the LA as Subject directory for commercial purposes is prohibited.

If you have any questions about the use of the LA as Subject directory, please contact us.

Copyright

Any Site Content is made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only. Users may access the Content for their own use, subject to any additional terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual file or program. Users must, however, cite the author and source of the Content as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL: http://www.laassubject.org

Limitation of Damages and Disclaimers

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, USC, ITS OFFICERS, TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSEES, LICENSORS AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. USC MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event will USC be liable to You for any incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages of any kind, lost goodwill, lost profits, lost business and/or any DIRECT OR indirect economic damages whatsoever regardless of whether such damages arise from claims based upon contract, negligence, tort (including strict liability or other legal theory), a breach of any warranty or term of this agreement, and regardless of whether a party was advised or had reason to know of the possibility of incurring such damages in advance.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold USC, harmless from and against any and all damages, liability, loss, and claims, including attorney’s fees, resulting from Your use of the Site and Content or any breach of Your obligations under these Terms.