Gale has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.
We use your IP address to identify and authenticate users, to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site.
Our subscription databases use a persistent cookie to store "InfoMarks," a method of sending and receiving research material between subscribers, which may be sent and received by users of the system via e-mail or other means of transmission. Gale may also use a permanent cookie when a subscriber requests a specific type of authentication. Otherwise, all other cookies created by Gale products are non-persistent, and are deleted when the user closes the browser. None of the cookies created by Gale stores any information about a user, nor do we solicit user information for any reason.
Customer Contact Information
Our company Web site ( www.gale.com) site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitor's contact information (like their e-mail address). Contact information from the order form is used to send orders and information about our company to our customers. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
Links to Other Web Sites
In some cases Gale provides links to other sites. Gale is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Gale's security policy is that no user information shall be made available to any other party for any reason.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions regarding use of Gale content and permitted acts as stated in this Privacy Statement, please contact Gale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terms and Conditions - Copyright and Limitations on Use
The information available on Gale products is the property of Gale or its licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. This site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including without limitation, text, software, photographs, video, graphics, trademarks, service marks, logos, designs, and music and sound (the "Content"), and such Content is protected under U.S. Copyright laws, U.S. Trademark laws as well as international copyright and trademark laws and treaties.
The subscribing institutes ("Customer") and their authorized users, may make a single print, non-electronic copy of a permitted portion of the content for personal, non-commercial, educational purposes only. Except as expressly provided for in the foregoing sentence, you may not modify, publish, transmit (including, but not limited to, by way of e-mail, facsimile or other electronic means), display, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works based on, or in any other way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Gale and (if applicable) its licensor.
In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of the Content, such use shall be for personal, non-commercial, educational use only and no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting the subscribing institute and its authorized users or any third party any interest in or to the Content. All rights in and to the Content are expressly reserved by Gale and/or Gale's respective licensor.
You may not download all or parts of the Gale content in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a collection of materials comprising all or part of the Gale content, whether or not such collection is in electronic or print form unless specifically agreed between Cengage and you.
American Antiquarian Society Material
Authorized Users may not (a) edit, translate, alter or otherwise change in any manner the content or presentation of AAS Content (except for formatting to provide a more aesthetic display); (b) remove or alter any AAS notices or other identifiable attribution; (c) represent that the display or print of any portion of AAS Content (i.e., a page) is a substitute for the complete record (i.e., a book); or, (d) use any portion of AAS Content for purposes of manual, automated or other machine-assisted indexing or classification of other publications. Authorized Users are advised that AAS, its officers, agents, employees, directors (or equivalent) and members make no representations or warranties respecting the AAS Content, that the AAS Content is provided “AS IS” and that all usage thereof is at the Authorized User’s own and sole risk. The AAS Content contains electronic versions of previously published materials and is owned by the American Antiquarian Society (AAS). Any use, decompiling, reproduction or distribution of AAS Content to third parties, in whole or in part, whether in printed or electronic form, without the prior express, written consent of AAS, is strictly prohibited.
Associated Press Material
Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio, and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither these AP materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use. AP will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
Gale's agreement with the Smithsonian grants limited rights which do not include reproduction of images outside of the Gale online product. If you wish to make a commercial use of any images, please contact the Smithsonian to inquire about reproducing the images in question by emailing email@example.com. A “commercial use” means any use of an image in which the image is, or is intended to be, marketed, promoted, and/or sold; or is incorporated into a product, publication, or media form that is, or is intended to be, marketed, promoted, and/or sold. Examples include, but are not limited to, consumer merchandise, journals and periodicals, books, trade publications, advertisements, websites with paid advertising and fundraising materials.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
Due to the number of sources from which news and information in this product is obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in such news, information and the service. Gale AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR THE SITE ITSELF. NEITHER Gale NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING THE SERVICE AND ANY NEWS AND INFORMATION THROUGH THE SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL Gale, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR USE OF THIS SITE, ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON SUCH NEWS AND INFORMATION OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
This Agreement is personal to you and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement, all intellectual property issues, and your rights and obligations shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York governing contracts wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of New York.
This Agreement is subject to change at any time.