Use of the History Files web site
Access to and use of the History Files web sites (hereafter
referred to as 'the site'), which are supplied and maintained
by Kessler Associates, is provided subject to the terms that, by
using the site you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which
shall take effect immediately on your first use of the site. If you
do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please
do not access and/or use the site.
These terms may be altered at any time. Please review these
terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made. Your
continued use of the site after changes are posted means you agree
to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
The History Files is a purely non-profit web site dedicated to
collecting together historical information on all periods and
locations simply for the satisfaction of working on the subject.
No fees will be paid for the use of external media or submitted items.
You may browse this site for information and data.
You acknowledge, however, that this site contains information, data,
photographs, graphics and other materials that are protected by laws
governing copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights.
Under no circumstances may you transfer or distribute site contents
to third parties without prior permission.
For the sake of simplicity the term 'images' refers to all
photographs, drawings, maps, and any other non-textual items stored
on the site.
All of the images on this web site are copyright © Kessler
Associates, P L Kessler, or their respective owners. Permission to use them has
been sought where required, and when possible.
Images of paintings which were created before copyright law
existed are in the public domain and may be re-used as required.
Photographs whose purpose is to exactly reproduce the public domain
art in question does not have the element of creativity that grants
it copyright protection.
Anyone wishing to reproduce images for non-commercial use is
requested to contact Kessler Associates. Please state your intended
use and permission will almost always be granted as long as you
include copyright/authorship details where applicable and a link
back to the History Files web site.
Those wishing to reproduce images or other material for
commercial use must be aware that they must apply for prior written
permission from Kessler Associates. Granting of that permission and
potential incurred fees may depend upon the intended use of the
material, and copyright issues may prevent such permission from
Kessler Associates does not warrant that functions
contained in the site's content will be uninterrupted or error free,
that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that
makes it available are free of viruses or bugs, although every
effort is taken to make sure that this is indeed the case.
The names, images and logos identifying Kessler Associates or
third parties are subject to copyright, design rights and trade
marks of Kessler Associates and/or third parties. Nothing contained
in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication,
estoppel or otherwise any licence or right to use any trademark,
patent, design right or copyright of Kessler Associates, or any
other third party.
Where you are invited to submit any contributions to the site
(including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you
agree, by submitting your contribution, to grant Kessler Associates
a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, right to use, reproduce,
modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from,
distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and
exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your
contribution and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works
in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any
rights that may exist in your contribution.
If you do not want to grant to Kessler Associates the rights set
out above, please do not submit your contribution to the site.
By submitting your contribution to the site, you warrant that
your contribution is your own original work and that you have the
right to make it available to the site for all the purposes
specified above. You are also required to waive any moral rights in
your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and
publication on the site and the purposes specified above.
Note that editorial control of your work may be
exercised, and may involved the correcting of text to UK English and
minor alterations being made to style and structure to bring your
work into line with the general style of presentation used
throughout the site. This is not a comment on your work but an
effort to maintain cohesiveness throughout the site.
In recent years it has become a necessity to add a
limited amount of advertising to the site. Where possible, this will
be restrained, and will be clearly marked as advertising. Any fees
that might be earned for advertising will be used to ensure the
continued operation of the History Files web site.
Kessler Associates does not bear any responsibility for the
content of external web sites to which links are provided within the
site. Where possible, all external links are clearly marked as such.
These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance
with the laws of England and Wales.
Kessler Associates for the History Files.