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Privacy and Terms of Use

This site is owned and operated by Tacoma Art Museum to further the museum’s mission of connecting people through art. All images, text, marks, and other materials (the “Contents”) displayed on www.TacomaArtMuseum.org (the “Website”) are either the exclusive property of Tacoma Art Museum or used with permission by Tacoma Art Museum; and are protected under United States and international copyright laws. By using the Website and its Contents, you agree to be bound by and acknowledge your acceptance of the following Terms of Use as well as the Privacy Policy which is incorporated by this reference, which together set out your entire right with respect to the Website and its Contents.

Your continued access to and use of the Website reaffirms your agreement to be bound by and to abide by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time, and your acknowledgement that these Terms of Use constitute the legal equivalent of a duly executed and legally binding contract. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you may not use the Website.

Copyright

The Contents of the Website are for personal, educational, or non-commercial use only. You may download or print content from the Sites for non-commercial personal or educational purposes, such as teaching and research, without requesting Tacoma Art Museum’s permission. However, any such use must be accompanied by a citation to the source of the information, including the URL “http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org.” You acknowledge that Tacoma Art Museum and/or third-party content providers remain the owners of the Website and their Contents, and that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading or posting copyrighted materials.

Tacoma Art Museum expressly prohibits the use, copying, display, publication, distribution, transmission, modification, or other types of use for commercial or public purposes of any Contents on the Website. The use of the Contents of the Website is prohibited unless prior written permission of Tacoma Art Museum is obtained. Any unauthorized use of the Contents may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. The Contents of the Website may not be reproduced or transmitted, in whole or in part, in any form without the prior written permission of Tacoma Art Museum.

You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Content, caption information, or any other material on this site. Users desiring to reproduce or transmit the Contents must secure the appropriate copyright and other authorization from Tacoma Art Museum. All rights not specifically granted under this Agreement are reserved to Tacoma Art Museum.

YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT USE ANY ROBOT, SPIDER, SCRAPER, OR OTHER AUTOMATED MEANS TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF TACOMA ART MUSEUM. Subscribing to the RSS feeds provided through the Website are permissible. Additionally, you agree that you will not take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site or any activities conducted on the website; or bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the website.

Trademark

You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or modify any trademarks, service marks and trade names of Tacoma Art Museum (the “Trademarks”) in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this website, without Tacoma Art Museum’s prior written consent. The use of Tacoma Art Museum Trademarks on any other Website or network computer environment is not allowed. You may not use the Trademarks as a hotlink on or to any other Website unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance.

YOU SHALL NOT USE TACOMA ART MUSEUM’S NAME OR ANY LANGUAGE, PICTURES, OR SYMBOLS WHICH CHOULD, IN TACOMA ART MUSEUM’S JUDGEMENT, IMPLY TACOMA ART MUSEUM’S ENDORSEMENT IN ANY WRITTEN OR ORAL ADVERTISING, PRESENTATION, BROCHURE, NEWSLETTER, BOOK, OR OTHER WRITTEN MATERIAL OF WHATEVER NATURE, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT.

Inappropriate Material

You are prohibited from posting or sending any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Such violations may subject the sender and his or her agents to civil and criminal penalties. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SENDING UNSOLICITED EMAIL ADVERTISMENTS TO ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED BY THESE TERMS OF USE. ANY SUCH UNAUTHORIZEDf USE OF OUR COMPUTER SYSTEMS IS A VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE AND APPLICABLE “ANTI-SPAM” LAWS.

In addition to any remedies that we may have at law or in equity, if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated or are likely to violate the foregoing prohibitions, we may take any action we deem necessary to cure or prevent the violation, including without limitation, the immediate removal of the related materials from this website. We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order or subpoena requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials.

Fees

For all charges for any products and services sold via the website, we will bill your credit card. In the event legal action is necessary to collect on balances due, you agree to reimburse Tacoma Art Museum for all expenses incurred to recover sums due, including attorneys’ fees and other legal expenses.

No Warranty

While Tacoma Art Museum endeavors to maintain accurate information on the Website, Tacoma Art Museum makes no representations or warranties as to the truth, accuracy or completeness of the content of the Websites. TACOMA ART MUSEUM ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENTS OF THE WEBSITE. ALL CONTENT ON THE SITES IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Tacoma Art Museum reserves the right to change the information on and the Contents of the Website without notice and is not responsible for costs, damages or grievances incurred as the result of such changes.

External Links

For your convenience, the Website features certain links to sites operated by third parties (the “Hyperlinks”). The Hyperlinks are provided for reference and convenience only. Tacoma Art Museum is under no obligation to review the Hyperlinks and is not responsible for their content. Links to third party sites do not imply endorsement, sponsorship or any affiliation with such sites. Your access of any third party site through a link on the Sites is at your own risk. TACOMA ART MUSEUM DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FOR THE USE OF THE HYPERLINKS.

Communications

Any communication or material received by Tacoma Art Museum (the “Communications”), including but not limited to data, comments, or suggestions, is non-confidential and non-proprietary. All Communications become the sole property of Tacoma Art Museum and Tacoma Art Museum is under no obligation to provide compensation. The Communications may be used by Tacoma Art Museum for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, publication, and posting.

Indemnification

Upon Tacoma Art Museum’s request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold Tacoma Art Museum and its affiliates, employees, contractors, officers, trustees and content providers harmless from any dispute which may arise from your breach of the terms of these Terms of Use, including any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and court costs related to such breach. Tacoma Art Museum reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. In that event, you shall have no further obligation to provide indemnification of Tacoma Art Museum in that matter.

Amendment of Terms

Tacoma Art Museum may at its discretion unilaterally amend these Terms of Use at any time by posting the amended terms of use on the Sites. You may always review the most updated version of the Terms of Use by checking this page. By continued use, you agree to be bound and to abide by such amended terms. These Terms of Use may not be otherwise amended or modified by you, except in writing signed by both parties.