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The names “Yale Collection of Musical Instruments,” “Yale,” “Yale University,” and many of the associated names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and design elements displayed on the website (collectively, the “trademarks”) are owned by Yale University. The trademarks may not be used except to provide attribution as specified in the 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.
Links to and from Third-Party Sites
The Collection has not reviewed all of the sites linked to or from its website and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any off-site pages or other sites linked to or from its website. The Collection provides these links as a convenience, and linking to any off-site pages or other sites is at the user’s own risk. A link does not imply endorsement or affiliation with the linked site by the Collection.
The Collection provides free and open access to images of works in its holdings 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 Collection’s open access material is permitted without further application, authorization, or fees due to the Collection; we ask only that you attribute works and/or their images, without suggestion of endorsement as described in Using Images .
Data about the Collection and its holdings is available in both human- and machine-readable formats via the museum’s website and online systems. The Collection continually enhances data and imaging related to its holdings and activities. The review and updating of historic records and rights information is ongoing. Those accessing or using any resources via the Collection’s online systems or services are responsible for checking regularly for updates.
The Collection 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 Collection’s site. See Using Images for further details.
The Collection 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 site, all of which are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the Collection hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. The Collection 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 Collection, 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 Collection takes reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the site, but makes no warranties as to its accuracy. The Collection has not reviewed any sites linked to the site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any websites 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 Collection does not endorse any third-party sites or any offers available through any such sites. The Collection 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
Revised: May 2014