Contribution Terms of Service

Use of Content from this Website

Davidson College’s Archivo Hildegart provides access to crowd-sourced content on this website in support of its mission to spread knowledge and increase understanding of Hildegart. Archivo Hildegart invites visitors to use this online content for personal, educational and other non-commercial purposes. By using or, you accept and agree to abide by the following terms.

Intellectual Property Rights in Content

Archivo Hildegart is the owner of the compilation of content that is posted on or However, Archivo Hildegart does not necessarily own each component of the compilation. The Content that Archivo Hildegart makes available on the or website may be owned by the Archivo Hildegart, owned by others and used with their permission (such as user-generated content), 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.

Archivo Hildegart is identified as having “no known copyright restrictions” when Archivo Hildegart 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) the Content was never eligible for copyright protection because it was created by an employee of the United States as part of his or her official duties, or (3) there are no copyright markings or other indications on the Content to indicate that it was copyrighted or otherwise restricted; or (4) Archivo Hildegart 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.

Archivo Hildegart endeavors 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 use of the Content (such as trademark, rights of privacy or publicity, donor restrictions, etc.); however, Archivo Hildegart 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.

Interactive Features and User-Generated Content

Archivo Hildegart invites contributions to or, subject to the following conditions:

Archivo Hildegart reserves the right to monitor content or information provided by website visitors in its sole discretion, to edit or remove any content that, in the Archivo Hildegart's judgment, does not comply with the foregoing rules. Archivo Hildegart is not responsible for any user-generated content that is posted on or or for any failure or delay in removing such content.

Archivo Hildegart reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting. Please check back regularly for updates. Failure of Archivo Hildegart to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms. 

Warranty and Indemnity

By using or  you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with these Terms of Use, including fair use. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Archivo Hildegart harmless from all claims, causes of action, allegations, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), judgments, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from or relating to your use or