Terms and Conditions for the National Institute for Newman Studies Digital Collections

Introduction

The following Terms and Conditions (TERMS) shall manage your use of the National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) Digital Collections (DIGITAL COLLECTIONS), accessible at https://www.newmanstudies.org and https://digitalcollections.newmanstudies.org.

These TERMS will be applied fully and affect to your use of the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS. By using the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS if you disagree with any of these TERMS.

Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the content you own, under these TERMS, the National Institute for Newman Studies and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS.

You are granted a limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS.

Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any DIGITAL COLLECTIONS material in any other media unless authorized by NINS;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any DIGITAL COLLECTIONS material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any DIGITAL COLLECTIONS material unless authorized by NINS;
  • using the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS in any way that is or may be damaging to NINS or the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS;
  • using the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS in any way that impacts user access to the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS;
  • using the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the NINS or the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS;
  • using the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS are restricted from access without consent from NINS, and the National Institute for Newman Studies may further restrict access by you to any areas of the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

Your Content

In these TERMS, "YOUR CONTENT” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to display on the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS. By displaying YOUR CONTENT, you grant National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.

YOUR CONTENT must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. The National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) reserves the right to remove any of YOUR CONTENT from the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS at any time without notice.

Your Privacy

Please read Privacy Policy.

No warranties

The DIGITAL COLLECTIONS is provided "as is," with all faults, and National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) express no representations or warranties of any kind related to the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS or the materials contained in the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS. Also, nothing contained in the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS shall be interpreted as advising you.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS), nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS whether such liability is under contract. National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS), including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these TERMS.

Severability

If any provision of these TERMS is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provision shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms

The National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) is permitted to revise these TERMS at any time as it sees fit, and by using the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.

Assignment

The National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these TERMS without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these TERMS.

Entire Agreement

These TERMS constitute the entire agreement between National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) and you in relation to your use of the DIGITAL COLLECTIONS and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These TERMS will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania in the United States of America, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Pennsylvania for the resolution of any disputes.