Copyright & Terms of Use

Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture operates www.fourcenturies.org as part of its mission to encourage public awareness of educational programs, partner institutions, and cultural and historical objects relating to furniture making in Massachusetts.  Use of fourcenturies.org constitutes your acceptance of the following terms of use.

ALL WEBSITE CONTENT IS PROTECTED UNDER COPYRIGHT. Copying or distribution of materials presented on this site is prohibited unless proper written permission is first acquired by the owning party. Rights to images, data, and multimedia for furniture highlights appearing on this site are owned by the partner institutions credited for those objects. Copyright and other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to, the owning partner institution.  Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture does not hold any rights to these furniture highlights and is not responsible for any inaccuracies in information presented for these objects. Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture makes these furniture highlights available on this site only by permission of the owning institutions. Four Centuries of Massachusetts holds rights to all copy on this website excluding the furniture highlights data and copy described above.

FAIR USE PERMITTED. The materials on this site are made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users may download these files for personal use, subject to any additional terms or restrictions applicable to the individual Material. Users must properly cite to the source of the materials and the citations should include a link to this site. By downloading, printing, or using material from the website, whether accessed directly or indirectly, users agree that such uses will comply with fair use, and will not violate any party’s proprietary rights.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES. Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or other sites linked to the website. Your linking to any off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.

Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.