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UMB Digital Archive Policies

Terms and Conditions of Use for UMB Digital Archive

Use of the UMB Digital Archive constitutes full acceptance and agreement to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use as well as any updates or revisions that are made to the Terms and Conditions from time to time. Users are responsible for reviewing the Terms and Conditions of Use on a regular basis for updates

Users may not alter or remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notice from Archive materials or from copies of Archive materials. Use of Archive material, in whole or in part, in any manner that is unlawful or infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any person or entity is prohibited. Commercial use of Archive material is not permitted unless the user first enters a written, University authorized, license agreement permitting commercial use. Each user is solely responsible for all use or misuse of works arising from the user’s access to the Archive.

Users may print, download, make or use personal copies in print or electronic format to the extent permitted under fair use doctrines of United States copyright law.


These digitized collections are accessible for purposes of education and research. We’ve indicated what we know about copyright and rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark. Due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information. We are eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information. Upon request, we’ll remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.

The UMB Digital Archive strives to provide broad access to our diverse collections. Materials in our collections appear as they originally were published or created and may contain offensive or inappropriate language or images which may be offensive to users. The University of Maryland, Baltimore does not endorse the views expressed in these materials. Materials should be viewed in the context within which they were created.


HSHSL is committed to preserving user privacy. The personal information received and retained as a result of a user’s interface with the Archive is intended to be used by HSHSL solely to maintain the proper operation and functioning of the Archive, and for the improvement of the Archive and the services of the Archive. In exceptional cases, personal information may be used and disclosed for other purposes as permitted by law.

The Archive system collects individually identifiable personal information from:

  1. users involved in the submission of Archive content and metadata
  2. users who contact the Archive staff for support, inquiries and providing feedback through "Contact Us" form

The operation of UMB Digital Archive is subject to the HSHSL's Privacy Policy, as well as in compliance with the UMB Campus Enterprise IT privacy.