Conditions of Use
Users of the American Museum of Natural History's Digital Collections acknowledge and agree to the following Conditions of Use:
The digital assets and data (the “Digital Materials”) in AMNH Digital Collections are protected by copyright and may be covered by other restrictions as well. To the extent the American Museum of Natural History (“AMNH” or the “Museum”) is the copyright holder in the Digital Materials, it retains all rights, including copyright, in data, images, software, documentation, text, and other information contained therein. Other individuals or entities may also have copyright and other proprietary rights interests in the Digital Materials. The availability of the Digital Materials through the AMNH Digital Collections does not confer any rights except as explicitly stated below.
The Digital Materials in the American Museum of Natural History's Digital Collections are made available for non-commercial, educational, and personal use or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws, subject to any additional terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual digital asset. By downloading, printing, or otherwise using content files from this website, users agree and warrant that they will limit their use of such materials to non-commercial, personal, educational, or fair use and will comply with all other terms and conditions of this license and will not violate the rights of the American Museum of Natural History or any other person or entity.
Non-commercial, educational, personal use or fair use users may download and use these files if they comply with the following conditions:
• Cite AMNH as the source of the content. Identify the image or asset number and the photographer (if known) using the following format:
o [photographer name]/© AMNH; Image no. xxxxxx
• None of the content may be altered or modified, without written permission from the Museum.
• Users must comply with all other terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual digital asset, text, or data.
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Copying or redistribution the Digital Materials in any manner for commercial use, including commercial publication or for personal gain, without prior permission, is strictly prohibited. All requests for commercial licensing are vetted and fulfilled by AMNH Global Business Development. Responsibility for obtaining model releases for commercial use of these images is the sole responsibility of the licensee.