Terms of Use of Content from this Website

Beverly Hills Heritage provides the content on this website (www.beverlyhillsheritage.org). Beverly Hills Heritage invites visitors to use its online content for personal, educational and other non-commercial purposes. By using the Beverly Hills Heritage website, you accept and agree to abide by the following terms:

Intellectual Property Rights in Content

Beverly Hills Heritage is the owner of the compilation of content that is posted on our website, which consists of text, images, audio, video, databases, design, codes and software (“Content”). However, Beverly Hills Heritage does not necessarily own each component of the compilation. The Content that Beverly Hills Heritage makes available on our website may be owned by Beverly Hills Heritage, owned by others and used with their permission (such as user-generated content), or used in accordance with applicable law. Some Content is in the public domain and some Content is protected by third-party rights, such as copyright, trademark, rights of publicity, privacy, and contractual restrictions.

Some Beverly Hills Heritage Content is identified as having “no known copyright restrictions” when Beverly Hills Heritage is unaware of any copyright restrictions on its use. This may mean that:  (1) a copyright existed at one time but was not renewed, or the copyright may have expired, or the owner may have intentionally placed the Content into the public domain; or (2) the Content was never eligible for copyright protection because it was created by an employee of the United States as part of his or her official duties, or (3) there are no copyright markings or other indications on the Content to indicate that it was copyrighted or otherwise restricted; or (4) Beverly Hills Heritage records do not indicate any evidence of copyright restrictions. These facts do not necessarily mean that the Content is in the public domain, but rather indicate that no evidence has been found to show that copyright restrictions apply.

Beverly Hills Heritage endeavors to provide information that it possesses about the copyright status of the Content and to identify any other terms and conditions that may apply to use of the Content (such as trademark, rights of privacy or publicity, donor restrictions, etc.); however, Beverly Hills Heritage can offer no guarantee or assurance that all pertinent information is provided or that the information is correct in each circumstance. It is your responsibility to determine what permission(s) you need in order to use the Content and, if necessary, to obtain such permission(s). If you have specific questions or information about Content on the Beverly Hills Heritage websites, please contact info@beverlyhillsheritage.org.

Permitted Uses

Beverly Hills Heritage welcomes you to make fair use of the Content as defined by copyright law. Information on United States copyright fair use law is available from the United States Copyright Office:  http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

In addition, Beverly Hills Heritage allows personal, educational, and other non-commercial uses of the Content on the following terms:

  • You must cite the author and source of the Content as you would material from any printed work.

  • You must also cite and link to, when possible, the Beverly Hills Heritage website as the source of the Content.

  • You may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices including attribution information, credits, and notices, that are placed in or near the text, images, or data.

  • You must comply with all terms or restrictions other than copyright (such as trademark, publicity and privacy rights, or contractual restrictions) as may be specified in the metadata or as may otherwise apply to the Content.

You may not use the Content for commercial purposes. This means that you may not sell the Content or sell materials, products or services that use and incorporate the Content, nor may you use the Content to promote or advertise products or services. If you wish to use the Content for any purpose beyond the permitted uses, such as a commercial use or publication (except as may be permitted by fair use under the copyright law), you must obtain prior written permission from Beverly Hills Heritage (or other owner of the Content as applicable).

Send your permission request or other inquiries to info@beverlyhillsheritage.org.

Trademarks

Many of the names, titles, trademarks, service marks, and logos that appear on the Beverly Hills Heritage Website are registered or common law (unregistered) marks of Beverly Hills Heritage or our sponsors. With the exception of fair use, you may not use any Beverly Hills Heritage trademark or reproduce any image of any item on which it may appear without prior written permission.

Trademarks of third parties may also appear on the Beverly Hills Heritage website from time to time. You agree that nothing on the Beverly Hills Heritage website shall be construed as granting any license to use any trademark displayed on our website without the express written permission of the owner of the trademark.

Interactive Features and User-Generated Content

When Beverly Hills Heritage provides certain interactive features, such as blogs, for the exchange of ideas and information by visitors in furtherance of its mission, you are encouraged to interact with its site, subject to the following conditions:

  • You are solely responsible for the content that you submit.

  • By posting content, you are giving Beverly Hills Heritage and those authorized by Beverly Hills Heritage permission to use it for any educational, promotional or other standard archival purpose.

  • You will not post any content that is off-topic, partisan-political, contains personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, pornographic, or that infringes on the rights of any third party.

  • You will only post content that is yours or for which you have received permission from the person or entity that owns the content and the related intellectual property rights.

  • You will not insert your own or a third party’s advertising or promotional content into your posting.

  • You understand that Beverly Hills Heritage may monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards or any other postings from time to time.

  • You understand that Beverly Hills Heritage assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the posting of your content or for any error, defamation, libel, omission, obscenity, danger or inaccuracy contained in any posted information or from any failure or delay in removing such content.

  • You will not introduce any software viruses, worms or other programs designed to damage software, hardware or telecommunications equipment.

  • You agree that you will not collect information about the users of this website or use such information for any purpose.

  • You are not under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you are participating with the permission and under the supervision of your parent(s) or lawful guardian(s).

Beverly Hills Heritage reserves the right to monitor content or information provided by website visitors in our sole discretion, to edit or remove any content that, in Beverly Hills Heritage’s judgment, does not comply with the foregoing rules. Beverly Hills Heritage is not responsible for any user-generated content that is posted on our website or for any failure or delay in removing such content.

Copyright Complaints

If you have any complaints or objections to Content posted on the Beverly Hills Heritage website because it was not properly credited or it was posted without permission and you are the copyright owner, please contact info@beverlyhillsheritage.org with your contact information and a link to the relevant Content.

Links to Third-Party Sites

Beverly Hills Heritage may link to third party sites which are not under the control of Beverly Hills Heritage. These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only, and they do not indicate Beverly Hills Heritage’s endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the third party or content of the linked website, including any advertisements that may be posted. Beverly Hills Heritage has no control over, makes no representation or warranty and bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the externally linked sites.

Links from Third-Party Sites

Linking is an important feature that facilitates searching and making connections among websites. If you link to the Beverly Hills Heritage website, you agree to present the link in a manner that does not give the impression that Beverly Hills Heritage endorses, either expressly or implicitly, any products, services or opinions provided on your website and that the link contain a clearly written notice that the user is leaving your website and accessing another.

Disclaimer

The Content is provided “as is” without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. Beverly Hills Heritage shall not be responsible or liable for any damage that may occur due to your use of Beverly Hills Heritage’s website or downloading any Content from the Beverly Hills Heritage website.

Reservation of Rights

Beverly Hills Heritage reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting. Please check back regularly for updates. Failure of Beverly Hills Heritage to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms.

Warranty and Indemnity

By using the Beverly Hills Heritage website, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with these Terms of Use, including fair use. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Beverly Hills Heritage harmless from all claims, causes of action, allegations, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), judgments, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from or relating to your use of Beverly Hills Heritage’s website.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any amendments or revisions shall be governed by applicable federal law and the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any case, controversy, suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, in connection with, or related to these Terms of Use shall be brought in the appropriate court located in the County of Los Angeles, California.

Privacy

By using the Beverly Hills Heritage website, you agree that Beverly Hills Heritage may collect, use and disclose information that you provide as described in the Privacy Policy, http://www.beverlyhillsheritage.org/privacy.