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Access to and use of this Web site and its contents are subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws.

By using this Web site, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this Web site and service. The New Mexico Arts Foundation may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions. You are solely responsible for being in compliance with the current terms and conditions.


The contents of New Mexico Arts Foundation (NMAF) Web sites, whether partial or otherwise, such as text, graphics, images, multimedia, software and other Web site content, are protected under both United States and foreign intellectual property laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Web site is the exclusive property of the New Mexico Arts Foundation and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the Web site content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

NMAF is committed to protecting the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of creative artists and others. NMAF has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that reproductions of creative works on this Web site are produced according to applicable laws. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the materials on this site may subsist in individuals and entities other than NMAF. You hereby acknowledge and agree that, subject to valid third-party rights, NMAF retains all intellectual property rights, including without limitation copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, and other proprietary rights, in and to the text, images, marks, data, and all other content contained in this Web site (collectively “Content”). NMAF expressly prohibits the reproduction, distribution, transmission, sale, transfer, creation of derivative works, modification, public display, public performance, publication or any commercial exploitation of any Content on this Web site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws and as described below.

General Use

With the exception of fair use, unauthorized reproduction, distribution, and exploitation of NMAF Web site Content is not permitted. Anyone wishing to use any of the Content within this site for any purpose other than fair use as set forth below must request and receive prior written permission from NMAF. NMAF reviews all written requests and permission may be granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of NMAF. A usage fee may be involved depending on the type and nature of the proposed use. Photographic and digital images of objects within the collections of NMAF institutions may be available through the intellectual property manager for each institution; however, permissions must be secured from any third-party rightsholders.

Fair Use

In accordance with the applicable copyright laws, any materials authored by NMAF may be used for limited personal, educational, and non-commercial purposes without permission, provided that the source of the materials is cited. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print any materials authored by NMAF from this or any web site for such uses may do so without express permission. Users must cite the material as they would material from any printed work; the citation should include the URL from which the material is taken (such as “”) in addition to all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. Note, however, that certain works of art, as well as photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not owned by NMAF. The responsibility for ascertaining whether any such rights exist and for obtaining all other necessary permissions remains solely with the user, and NMAF will have no responsibility in connection with securing such necessary rights for any materials on the Web site. Any use of Content that does not qualify as fair use is subject to NMAF prior written approval, and the user must request and receive such approval prior to any use.

Notification of Claimed Intellectual Property Infringement

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been uploaded, posted or copied to any NMAF Web site and is accessible on the Web site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify the department. NMAF will investigate the matter and respond to you. You can contact NMAF by e-mail: Please provide NMAF with a description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed, and a description of the activity that you claim to be infringing; identification of the URL or other specific location on this Web site where the material or activity you claim to be infringing is located or is occurring; you must include enough information to allow the department to locate the material or the activity; Your name, address, telephone number and, if you have one, your e-mail address; and an affidavit that the information you have provided in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Links to Other Sites

NMAF Web sites contain links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by NMAF. NMAF is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.


Your privacy is important to NMAF. All information gathered from you in connection with your use of this Web site will be governed by the provisions of our Privacy Policy.

User Submissions

NMAF Web sites may include features that allow visitors to post comments or information. In such cases NMAF acts as conduit for the online distribution and publication of user-submitted information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. NMAF does not represent nor warrantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. NMAF reserves the right to modify or delete postings which do not comply with these Terms and Conditions or the law and those which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.

Users submitting to NMAF Web sites are responsible for the consequences of their posting. By submitting to any NMAF site, you agree not to do the following things: post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; post a sexually-explicit image or statement; post advertisements or solicitations of business, post chain letters or pyramid schemes; impersonate another person; or post material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.


NMAF is under no obligation to monitor this Web site and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within the Web site. Users are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful materials, including libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, making a credible threat, or otherwise violate any law. NMAF will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing NMAF to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

Disclaimer of Warranties

This Web site is provided to you “as is” and “as available” with no warranty. To the maximum extent permitted by law, NMAF disclaims all warranties or conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, the implied condition of satisfactory quality and implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance. NMAF does not warrant, or make any representations that: (a) the Web site will meet your requirements; (b) the Web site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; (c) the results or information that may be obtained from use of the Web site will be accurate or reliable; (d) the quality of any products, services, information, other material purchased or obtained by you through the Web site will meet your expectations; or (e) the Web site or material accessible through the Web site is free of viruses or other harmful components. NMAF Web sites may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are made frequently to NMAF Web sites and may be made at any time. You acknowledge that if you rely on any information or content on the Web site, you do so solely at your own risk. NMAF makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any information on any NMAF Web site nor for any changes made to it.

Limitation of Liability

You expressly understand that in no event will NMAF or its officers, directors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, licensors, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, exemplary, or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible loss, whether in an action under contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or relating to: (a) your use or inability to use the Web site; (b) your reliance on any content on the Web site; (c) any goods or services purchased through use of the Web site; or (d) any goods or services advertised on the Web site; even if NMAF or any related party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above limitations may not apply to you.

Controlling Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the substantive laws of the United States of America if applicable and the laws of the State of New Mexico, without respect to conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this agreement shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver any of these Terms and/or Conditions, including but not limited to the Term or Condition waived . These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs with respect to the use of the NMAF Web sites. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made or effective unless posted on this NMAF Web site by New Mexico NMAF.


These Terms and Conditions express the complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior and contemporaneous communications and agreements, written or oral, regarding this Web site. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions or Copyright Statement or portion thereof is held invalid or unenforceable, such provision or portion thereof shall be deemed severed, and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions and Copyright Statement shall remain in full force and effect. The failure by NMAF to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Terms of Use by you or others will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of NMAF. You may not assign or transfer these Terms of Use or any rights hereunder, and any attempt to the contrary is void. The Terms of Use will inure to the benefit of NMAF and its successors and assigns. Section headings used in this document are for convenience only and do not have any legal effect.

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