The Museum of East Asian Art (MEAA) invites visitors to use its online content for personal, educational and other non-commercial purposes.  By using the MEAA website, you accept and agree to abide by the following terms.

MEAA is the owner of the compilation of content that is featured on this website, which consists of text, images, audio, video, databases, design, codes and software (Content).

However, MEAA does not necessarily own each component of the compilation. The Content that MEAA makes available on the website may be owned by MEAA, owned by others and used with their permission, 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.

MEAA Content is identified as having no known copyright restrictions when MEAA is unaware of any copyright restrictions on its use. This does 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.

MEAA aims 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, etc.); however, MEAA can offer no guarantee or assurance that all 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.

If you have specific questions or information about Content on the MEAA website, please contact the Museum Administrator with your enquiry by e-mail at admin@meaa.org.uk

You may not use the Content for commercial purposes.  This means that you may not sell the Content or sell materials, products or services that use and incorporate the Content, nor may you use the Content to promote or advertise products or services.   If you wish to use the Content for any purpose beyond the permitted uses, such as a commercial use or publication (except as may be permitted by fair use under copyright law), you must obtain permission from MEAA (or other owner of the Content as applicable).

If you have any complaints or objections to Content posted on the websites because it was not properly credited or it was included without permission and you are the copyright owner, please contact the Museum Administrator by e-mail with your contact information and a link to the relevant Content.

The MEAA website may link to third party sites which are not under the control of MEAA.  These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only, and they do not indicate MEAA’s endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the third party or content of the linked website, including any advertisements that may be posted. MEAA has no control over, makes no representation or warranty and bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the externally linked sites.

MEAA reserves the right to change this Copyright and Use of Content Policy from time to time without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting.  Please check back regularly for updates.  Failure of MEAA to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms.

FAQ

May I put MEAA Content on my personal website, blog or my Facebook (or other social networking) page?

Yes, so long as you:

  • Identify the author and source of the Content;
  • Do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other notices that are placed in or near the Content you use;
  • Do not use the Content to promote, advertise, or sell your own products or services or for any other commercial or unauthorized purpose; and
  • Comply with any other terms or restrictions that may be applicable to the Content.

How may I use MEAA Content in my research paper or other class work?

You may quote, describe, or include a copy of MEAA Content so long as you:

  • Identify the author and source of the Content as you would material from any printed work;
  • Identify the MEAA website as the source of the Content;
  • Do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices including attribution information, credits, or notices that are placed in or near the text, images, or data that you use; and
  • Comply with any other terms or restrictions that may be applicable to the Content.

How may I use MEAA Content in my lectures/lesson plans?

There are many opportunities to include MEAA Content in your teaching.  Please visit the Education section of the website and contact the Education Officer by e-mail at education@meaa.org.uk for more information.

  • Identify the author and source of the Content as you would material from any printed work;
  • Identify the MEAA website as the source of the Content;
  • Do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices including attribution information, credits, or notices that are placed in or near the text, images, or data;
  • Do not use the Content to promote, advertise, or sell your own products or services or for any other commercial or unauthorized purpose; and
  • Comply with any other terms or restrictions that may be applicable to the Content.