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Terms & Conditions

All information provided is believed to be accurate and reliable. We will make changes, updates and deletions as required and make every effort to ensure the accuracy and quality of the information provided. However, Hamilton Civic Museums assumes no responsibility for any errors and are not liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained herein. You may use material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you acknowledge the source of the material, keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. The views and content expressed on individual virtual exhibition projects do not represent the views of the City of Hamilton.

Communications made through this electronic mail and message system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to Hamilton Civic Museums or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the City is required by any federal, provincial or local laws, rules, or regulations.

Due diligence is performed to ensure “Off Site” links are valid and appropriate but when selecting an “Off Site” link you are leaving the Hamilton Civic Museums site. The content of and/or views expressed on “Off Site” web pages and links are strictly those of the external agency, organization or business. Hamilton Civic Museums bears no responsibility for the information, graphics or links. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. Hamilton Civic Museums reserves the right to accept or deny any requests for offsite links.

Links from or to web sites outside the Site are meant for convenience only. Linking to any other site is at your sole risk and the Hamilton Civic Museums will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with linking.

Privacy Notice

The City of Hamilton is committed to safeguarding your privacy and the personal information published on the Hamilton Civic Museums Website. For more information, please refer to the Privacy section.

Filing a Report with the City of Hamilton

If you notice that content published on the site is inappropriate or does not comply with the Terms and Conditions, please contact Hamilton Civic Museums at [email protected].

To report copyright infringement or breach of privacy, please contact Hamilton Civic Museums at [email protected].

Hamilton Civic Museums reserves the right to delete any content that has been reported.

Site and Content Hosting

The Hamilton Civic Museums content is hosted by the City of Hamilton and other partners where applicable.


This site is administered by the City of Hamilton. Unless otherwise noted, text, images, trademarks, illustrations, data, audio and video and other materials (“Content”) may be protected by intellectual property laws or other proprietary rights, including contractual rights, owned by the City of Hamilton or the individuals, museums and heritage organizations who created the content including the virtual exhibition projects.

By publishing content, including photos, videos, stories or comments on the Hamilton Civic Museums site, you hereby grant Hamilton Civic Museums, free of charge, a non-exclusive and non-transferable worldwide licence authorizing the reproduction and communication to the public of the content for use on the site. The copyright licence terminates with the deletion of the said content.

Virtual exhibition projects published on the Hamilton Civic Museums site have been created in partnership with external groups, individuals and organizations. It is the responsibility of these partners to guarantee Hamilton Civic Museums that they have all the necessary rights to publish the content on the site and grant this license to Hamilton Civic Museums. They also guarantee Hamilton Civic Museums that all content published does not violate other people’s rights or the Terms and Conditions.


Hamilton Civic Museums is not liable for any damage you may sustain from the use or non-availability of the site.

Hamilton Civic Museums reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions at any time.

The site use will be governed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario. All disputes in connection with the site shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario..

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