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Use of Content from this Web Site
The Kresy-Siberia Foundation – Fundacja Kresy-Syberia (“Kresy-Siberia”), in association with its supporting charities (collectively known as “Kresy-Siberia”), invites Web visitors to use the content of its website for personal, educational, and other non-commercial purposes. By using this website, you agree to abide by the following terms.

Intellectual Property Rights in Content
Kresy-Siberia is the owner of the compilation of content that is posted on this website, including its text, images, audio and video clips, design, databases, codes, and software (“Content”), but it does not necessarily own all the material within this compilation. The Content may be owned by Kresy-Siberia, owned by others and used with their permission, 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.

Content is identified as having “no known copyright restrictions” when Kresy-Siberia 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) there are no copyright markings or other indications on the Content to indicate that it was copyrighted or otherwise restricted; or (3) Kresy-Siberia 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.

Kresy-Siberia endeavours 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 the use of the Content, such as trademark, privacy or publicity rights, donor or other contractual restrictions. However, Kresy-Siberia 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. If you have specific questions or information about the Content, please contact Kresy-Siberia’s Administrator, Admin@Kresy-Siberia.org.

Permitted Uses
Kresy-Siberia also 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, Kresy-Siberia’s 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 Content;
  • 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.

For commonly asked questions about use of Kresy-Siberia’s Content, see the Frequently Asked Questions below.

Certain Uses Require Prior Written Permission
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 or incorporate the Content, nor may you use the Content to promote or advertise yourself or other persons, organizations, causes, products, or services. If you want to use the Content for any purpose other than a permitted use, you must obtain prior, written permission from Kresy-Siberia or other owner of the Content to whom you are referred by Kresy-Siberia. If you are requesting permission to use textual Content or images from the Content, you may send your request to Admin@Kresy-Siberia.org.

Trademarks
Many of the trademarks, service marks, and logos (collectively “Marks”) displayed on this Web site, including “Kresy-Siberia Virtual Museum” and Kresy-Siberia’s logo, are registered or unregistered Marks of the Kresy-Siberia Foundation – Fundacja Kresy-Syberia. You may not use Kresy-Siberia’s trademarks without prior, written permission. Marks of third parties may also be displayed on this site from time to time. You agree that nothing contained on the website shall be construed as granting a license to use any Mark displayed on this Web site without the prior, written permission of the owner of the Mark.

Interactive Features and User-Generated Content
The Kresy-Siberia Web site provides certain interactive features for the exchange of ideas and information in the furtherance of its mission. You are invited to interact with our site, subject to the following terms and conditions:

  • You are solely responsible for the content that you submit;
  • By posting content, you are giving Kresy-Siberia and those authorized by Kresy-Siberia, permission in perpetuity to use it for any education, promotional, or other standard Museum purpose;
  • You will not post any content that is unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, 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 post content, your own or a third party’s, for advertising or promotional purposes;
  • You understand that Kresy-Siberia may monitor or review discussions, chats, transmissions, bulletin boards or any other postings from time to time and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or remove any content that does not comply with these conditions;
  • You understand and agree that Kresy-Siberia 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 Web site or use such information for any purpose;
  • You are not under the age of 13.

Kresy-Siberia reserves the right to monitor content or information provided by visitors to its Web site, in its sole discretion, and to edit or remove content that, in Kresy-Siberia’s judgment, does not comply with these terms and conditions or is otherwise objectionable, inappropriate or objectionable.

Copyright Complaints
If you have any complaints or objections to Content posted on Kresy-Siberia’s website because it was not properly credited or it was posted without permission, please contact the Administrator of the web site at Admin@Kresy-Siberia.org with your contact information and the link to the relevant Content.

Links to Third Party Web Sites
This website may contain links to the websites of third parties that are not under the control of Kresy-Siberia. These links are provided for the convenience of our Web visitors and for informational purposes only, and they do not indicate Kresy-Siberia’s endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the third party or the content of these linked websites, including any advertising that may be posted on them. Kresy-Siberia has no control over these linked websites; it makes no representation or warranty and bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of these linked websites.

Links from Third Party Websites
If you choose to link to Kresy-Siberia’s website, you agree to present the link in a manner that does not state or imply that Kresy-Siberia endorses you or any other third party or any products, services, or opinions provided on your Web site and that the link contains a clearly written notice that the user is leaving your Web site and accessing another. You further agree not to frame the pages of Kresy-Siberia’s website or transport viewers to any other location outside of Kresy-Siberia’s website using its name, “Kresy-Siberia Virtual Museum,” or any variation thereof, without Kresy-Siberia’s prior, written permission. Linking to this website does not grant you any ownership rights or interest in or to Kresy-Siberia’s name or any variation thereof. Kresy-Siberia has no obligation to link from its website to your website or to provide a reciprocal service of any kind.

Education program on Poland’s 20th Century history, for Polish language schools outside Poland
Licencja Creative Commons
Notwithstanding anything else in these conditions, “Program edukacyjny do nauki historii Polski XX w. dla szkół polskich poza granicami kraju” (“Educational program to learn twentieth century Polish history in Polish schools abroad”) by Kresy-Siberia Foundation is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Poland. Some rights reserved by the Kresy-Siberia Foundation or other rights owners, as agreed with the Kresy-Siberia Foundation. The work was produced as part of the “Plan of cooperation with Polonia and Poles abroad in 2014″ realized through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2014. Permission is granted for any use of the work, provided that the above-mentioned information is cited, including information on the applicable licenses and rights of the holders of the “Plan for cooperation with Polonia and Poles abroad in 2014.”.

Changes to These Terms
Kresy-Siberia reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice, and such changes will be effective as of the date they are posted. Please check this page frequently for any updates or other changes. Kresy-Siberia’s failure to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of these terms.

Warranty and Indemnity
By using Kresy-Siberia’s website, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with these Terms of Use, including fair use. You agree to indemnify and hold Kresy-Siberia harmless from all claims, causes of action, allegations, costs, expenses, judgments, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from and relating to your use of Kresy-Siberia’s website.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. May I put Content on my personal website, blog, or my Facebook® or other social networking page?
Yes, as long as you:
a) Identify the source and author of the Content, with all accompanying caption information included without alteration, and the citation includes the website URL;
b) Do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other notices that are placed in or near the Content you use;
c) Do not use the Content to promote, advertise, or sell yourself or a third party, or your own products or services or those of another, or for any other commercial or unauthorized purpose; and
d) Comply with any other terms and restrictions that may be applicable to the Content.

2. Is it an unauthorized use if the Host of my website or blog adds advertising to my website, blog, or social networking page?
If this is the only commercial content on your site or page, you may post the Content consistent with these Terms of Use.

3. May I use Kresy-Siberia’s logo on my website?
No. You may not use Kresy-Siberia’s logo or other trademarks without Kresy-Siberia’s prior written permission. Exceptions may apply if the logo is already integrated into content that Kresy-Siberia has made available for sharing on other websites through embeddable links or by watermarks on images.

4. May I use Content on t-shirts that I plan to sell?
No, this would be a commercial use.

5. May I use Content in a research paper or other class work?
Yes, we encourage you to quote, describe, or include a copy of Content in your research or other class project as long as you:
a) Identify the author and source of the Content as you would material from any printed work;
b) Identify Kresy-Siberia’s website and cite its www.Kresy-Siberia.org url as the source of the Content;
c) Do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, including attribution information, credits, or notices that are placed in or near the Content; and
d) Comply with any other terms or restrictions that may be applicable to the Content.

6. May I use Content in my lectures and lesson plans?
Yes, we encourage you to use Content for teaching purposes consistent with fair use, so long as you:
a) Identify the author and source of the Content as you would material from any printed work;
b) Identify Kresy-Siberia’s website and cite its www.Kresy-Siberia.org url as the source of the Content;
c) Do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, including attribution information, credits, or notices that are placed in or near the Content;
d) Do not use the Content to sell, promote, or advertise your products or services or for any other commercial or unauthorized purpose; and
e) Comply with any other terms and restrictions that may be applicable to the Content.



Last updated 2016-06-01