Content, Copyright, Other Rights, and Reproductions

Use of Content: 33 Baseball Foundation (the “Foundation”) provides the images, text, and content on The National Pastime Museum (the “Museum”) website in support of the Foundation’s mission to help educate the public about the history and significance of baseball in American culture. By visiting and using the Museum website you agree to and accept the terms herein.

Intellectual Property Rights in Content: The Foundation owns the compilation of content as it is posted on the Museum website. “Compilation of content” means any content the Foundation created, designed, and put together, including all text, exhibit timelines, artifact images, audio, video, design codes, and software. This compilation of content is copyright protected and cannot be used by anyone for any purpose without the Foundation’s express written consent.

The Foundation also owns most of the images, recordings, and individual content on the Museum website. However, some of the photographs used on the Museum website have been donated or loaned to the Museum, and may be protected by third party rights such as copyright, trademark, rights of publicity, contractual restrictions, and so on. Therefore, commercial usage of anything emanating from the Museum website is strictly prohibited. We invite visitors to use the content for personal, educational, and other non-commercial purposes; however, prior written consent from the Foundation is required for such use.  If you have any questions about this, please Contact us.

Disclaimer: The historical content on the Museum website is provided “as is”, and although the Museum has conducted an extraordinary amount of research, the content and compilation of the Museum website is without warranty, express or implied, as to accuracy. The Foundation is not responsible for any damage or claim that may occur due to a visitor’s use of or reliance on the information provided on the Museum website.

Warranty, Indemnity and Reservation of Rights: By using the Museum website, visitors warrant that their use will be consistent with these terms of use, and visitors agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Foundation for any claims or causes of action arising from any unauthorized use of the Museum website. The Foundation will pursue all rights and remedies available under law as a result of a visitor’s failure to comply with the terms herein.  The Foundation’s delay or failure to exercise its rights or remedies will not operate as a waiver of any such right or remedy. 

Links to Third-Party Websites: The Museum will consider posting links to third-party websites for non-commercial purposes if such website’s mission and format is aligned with the Foundation’s purpose to educate the public about the history and significance of baseball in American culture. All links to third-party websites will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The Museum will not post links to any websites that are engaged in or connected with companies that engage in lobbying or political campaign activities. If you have any questions about this, or if you are a webmaster and you would like a link to your website, please Contact us with a request.

 

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:

Q: May I put the Museum website on my Facebook or other social network page?

A: Yes, as long as you: (1) obtain prior written consent from the Foundation; (2) identify the Museum properly, comply with all terms and policies published on the Museum website, and do not alter any wording within the Museum’s content; and (3) do not use the link or content to advertise or sell your products or services for any commercial or unauthorized purpose. The Foundation will pursue all rights and remedies available under law if a visitor posts the Museum website on a social network page without complying with these requirements.

Q:  May I use your content for my lecture, lesson plan, research, or other non-commercial use? 

A: Yes, as long as you: (1) obtain prior written consent from the Foundation; and (2) identify the Museum properly, comply with all terms and policies published on the Museum website, and do not alter with any wording within the Museum’s content. The Foundation encourages such educational use of its content and will be glad to work with the user and respond to any and all inquires.

Please Contact us for all other inquiries regarding downloading and usage of Museum content.