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Use of Content

Text and image files, audio and video clips, and other content on this website is the property of Yad Vashem – the Holocaust Heroes’ and Martyrs’ Remembrance Authority (“Yad Vashem”) and may be protected by copyright and other restrictions as well. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the content on this website may also be owned by individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, Yad Vashem. Yad Vashem expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this website, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright law, and as described below.

Fair Use

Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for non-commercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship and research. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from this Web site for such uses may do so without Yad Vashem’s express permission, provided that they comply with the following conditions:

  • The content may only be used for personal, educational or noncommercial purposes;

  • Users must cite the author and source of the content as they would material from any printed work;

  • The citation must include all copyright information and other information associated with the content and the URL for Yad Vashem’s website;

  • None of the content may be altered or modified;

  • Users must comply with all other terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual file, image or text;

All use of the abovementioned materials is subject to the protection of the rights of third parties in such materials, if any, and nothing in the aforesaid, or the display of such materials by Yad Vashem on its internet site, shall be construed so as to create an assumption of obligation or liability by Yad Vashem regarding the use of such materials or the responsibility for obtaining the permission of third parties for use thereof.

Warranty

By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text and image files from this website, users agree and warrant that they will limit their use of such files to fair use and will comply with all other terms and conditions of this license, and will not violate the rights of Yad Vashem or any other person or entity. Yad Vashem does not warrant that use of the text, images and content displayed on the website will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Yad Vashem.

Commercial Use is Restricted

Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation of text, images or content of this website is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any of these files or images for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law, must request and receive prior written permission from Yad Vashem. Permission for such use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Yad Vashem A usage fee may be assessed depending on the type and nature of the proposed use.

Trademarks

Many of the trademarks, service marks, and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the website are trademarks of Yad Vashem. The trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this Website. Nothing contained in this website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks displayed on the website without the express written permission of Yad Vashem or any third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the site. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks or any other images or content on this website, except as authorized in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited.

Limitations of Liability

We are not liable for any special or consequential damages resulting from your use of, or your inability to use, the materials in this site or any linked site, including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption and loss of programs or other data on your information handling system. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site or any linked site.

Sending Us Personal Information

Please be aware that any information you send us should be accurate.  In any event, Yad Vashem will take no liability for information sent by any users of our website, or its accuracy. Should you become aware that any of the information sent by you may not be accurate or may be based on hearsay or rumors, please note this.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

This website is governed by the laws of the State of Israel. In addition, any person who uses this site is responsible for making sure that his or her actions comply with the law in his own jurisdiction, and Yad Vashem shall bear no liability for the breach of any law by any third party in relation to his or her use, directly or indirectly, of this website.

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Israel. Any conflict arising from this Agreement or the use of this website shall be brought before the competent courts of Jerusalem, Israel, which shall have the exclusive jurisdiction with regard to any litigation.

DISCLAIMERS

THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE AND ANY LINKED SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED AT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.