Cathedral Digital Archive Take-Down Policy and Disclaimer

Take-Down Policy

Cathedral Digital Archive is accessible for purposes of education and research. Materials previously deposited into the Cathedral Digital Archive may be removed or restricted at the request of the creator(s), contributor(s), or other individuals holding rights to the material. Upon request, we will remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.

Disclaimer

The Cathedral & John Connon School makes digital versions of collections accessible in the following situations:

  • They are in the public domain
  • The rights are owned by The Cathedral & John Connon School
  • The Cathedral & John Connon School has permission to make them accessible
  • We make them accessible for education and research purposes as a legal fair use, or
  • There are no known restrictions on use.

We have made the best effort to adhere to all known copyright and rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark of material, but due to the nature of archival collections we are not always able to identify this information. We are eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information.

Removal or Restriction of Items
Requests for removal should be directed to webmaster@catalumni.com, including and should include the name and URL of the item or items to be removed, the reason for removal, and explanation of any claims to rights for the material. The Digital Archive Commitee will then be notified and, in consultation with the Digital Archive staff and other appropriate members of the community, will review the request for just cause. Upon determination of just cause, the item or items in question will be removed from public view within the Cathedral Digital Archive until the request is resolved.

The final outcome of the review of a request to remove items from the Cathedral Digital Archive or Cathedral Publish may be one of the following:

    • The item is not changed and is returned to public view.
    • The item is not changed, but access is restricted for a period of time.
    • The item is permanently removed from the Cathedral Digital Archive.
    • Or another outcome

Review of materials deposited
Materials deposited in the Cathedral Digital Archive are subject to review of the Cathedral Digital Archive committee for format, content relevance, and adherence to established collection policies. After initial deposit of materials to the Cathedral Digital Archive, materials may be reviewed and may be subject to relocation within the Cathedral Digital Archive based on usage statistics, available storage space, or other factors.

For more information, please contact the digital archive committee at webmaster@catalumni.com

Terms of Use and Disclaimer

The Cathedral and John Connon School (‘the school’) in partnership with The Cathedral & John Connon Alumni Association (“alumni association”) as part of its Digital Archiving Project has digitized several documents, photographs, magazines and other material (“archive material”) pertaining to the history of the school. The Digital Archive Project is managed by a committee that comprises of representatives of the alumni association and the school (“archive committee”). The Digital Archiving Project has received the archive material from various sources, including the school, the alumni association, and alums of the school. The ownership rights of the original documents and photographs remain with the original owner of the archive material.  The school and the alumni association have been granted non-exclusive digital rights to the archive material.
Some archive material contains Personally Identifiable Information (PII) viz. (i) name, details and particulars of a student of the School (ii) any document/s bearing the name and details of a student of the School. No person/s shall have the right to use such Personally Identifiable Information without the prior written permission of the school, the grant of which would be in the sole discretion of the school. Only after permission has been granted by the school would such person be entitled to use such Personally Identifiable Information.

The archive committee at its sole discretion may make certain archive material available in the public domain. The archive committee makes the archive material accessible for education and research purposes as a legal fair use. There are no known restrictions on use of the digitized photographs and documents by the archive committee.
The archive committee has made the best efforts to adhere to all known copyright laws, rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark of material and/or any other law in force in India, but due to the nature of archival collections we are not always able to identify this information. The archive committee is eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information. The archive committee will accept take-down via email to <>, and will review individual take down requests, the final action on which will be at the sole discretion of the archive committee.
If any person/s uses the digitized versions of photographs and documents for any purpose and/or purposes, other than those legally permissible under the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 and/or any other appropriate law for the time being in force, such person/s shall be in infringement and/or violation thereof. If any person/s is/are found to be infringing the copyright in the digitized versions of photographs and documents or if any person/s is/are found to be violating any other law which affects the rights that the Digital Archive Project has over the digitized versions of photographs and documents, the archive committee, the school, and/or the alumni association shall be entitled to take such appropriate proceedings as may be available to them before the Courts in Mumbai. For the purposes of jurisdiction for any proceeding/s which may initiated by and/or against the archive committee, the school, and/or the alumni association, it is deemed that only the Courts in Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear, entertain and adjudicate such disputes.

The policies developed by the archive committee related to access to archive materials are developed with sensitivity for the principles of both right to know and confidentiality as well as safety of the record. This is to ensure compliance with legislation and archival practices and to guarantee the existence of materials for the future.

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