Terms of Use

We greatly appreciate your willingness to submit material relevant to your loved one (the "Material") to the Virtual Memorial.

We ask that you accept the terms of this agreement by checking the "I/WE AGREE" box. By marking "I/WE AGREE,” you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms set forth below:

I am the owner of the material submitted with good and complete title, right, and interests in, to, and associated with it/them, and I have unrestricted authority to donate and convey the item(s) to the Museum.

I permit the Museum to reproduce, edit and or use the Material submitted for memorial, educational, archival, documentary and historical purposes, including, but not limited to, (i) memorial use in the virtual and physical memorial and all other events, programmes and exhibits of a memorial nature of the Museum, (ii) exhibition of the Museum located within the Museum, traveling or at another location identified as being associated with the Museum, (iii) educational use in connection with the Museum's website, public programming, classroom materials and documentary and reference publications and (iii) promotional use for the Museum, Virtual Memorial or any of the activities of the Museum including communication, fundraising and any other use to further develop or explain the Museum to others, so long as such use is not for profit or benefit of any individual or organization other than the Museum.

The Virtual Memorial or Museum may authorize third parties to reproduce the Material on behalf of the Museum and may permit borrowers of the Material to reproduce the Material, provided that such reproduction is solely for the purposes stipulated above by the Donor. In no event may the Virtual Memorial or Museum reproduce or authorize others to reproduce the Material, except as specifically set forth above, without prior written consent of the Donor or that of the Donor’s authorized representative. For digital material, the Donor/Licensor understands that, in order to preserve and ensure long-term access to the Work(s), the Virtual Memorial & Museum may have to make changes to the file format of the Work(s), and hereby authorizes the Museum to make such changes.

The Virtual Memorial & Museum shall respect the quality and integrity of the Material in any reproductions it undertakes, and shall include standard safeguards in reproducing images on the Internet (including, for example, use of low-resolution images, inclusion of copyright information and copyright notices, when practicable, and posting on the applicable website conditions of use that limit use to educational, personal and non-commercial uses, where applicable).

I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the Museum of AIDS in Africa (MAA and Virtual Memorial) its officers, directors, agents, employees and assigns from and against any and all claims, demands and causes of action which I, my successors or assigns, or anyone acting on my behalf might have arising from any actual or alleged violation of a right of publicity, invasion of privacy, copyright, trademark, defamation, libel, false advertising, intentional or negligent infliction of mental distress, or any other cause of action arising out of the publication, distribution, copying, modification or exhibition, or any other use of the Material as contemplated herein. I hereby acknowledge and accept that the Museum, its directors, employees, representatives and agents shall not be liable to me for any infringement or misappropriation by a third party of any intellectual property or similar rights that I may have in the Material. Further, I hereby release the Virtual Memorial & Museum from any claim for payment or any other compensation relating to the use of the Material.

By checking this box I hereby agree