REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER COLLECTION USE POLICY
Any requests to reproduce any of the holdings of the Uintah County Library Regional History
Center (RHC) must be submitted on the RHC Collection–Order and Use Permission Form.
To be valid, the form must be signed by an authorized staff member of the RHC.
Permission for reproduction is granted only for the expressed purpose described in the form.
Any subsequent use or change in the use constitutes reuse and must be applied for in writing to
the RHC. If the size of edition or number of editions exceeds the terms specified in this
application, the applicant/licensee/licensee shall immediately pay the difference in use fees. If
payment is not received within thirty (30) days, the applicant/licensee/licensee agrees to pay a
use fee equal to twice the originally quoted use fee.
This permission is non-exclusive; the Regional History Center reserves the right to reproduce
the image and allow others to reproduce the image. The RHC shall also have the right to use,
utilize, and publish any derivative image produced by the applicant/licensee, including
copyrighted works and copyrighted derivative works of the applicant/licensee.
The RHC represents and warrants that:
- the photographs and images in its collection were gifted or granted to the RHC,
- pursuant to the gift or grant, the RHC has a right to act with respect to such
or image, and,
- as far as the RHC is aware, the rights granted by it hereunder will not infringe on
the rights of any third party.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the RHC has not investigated the copyright status of its
holdings, and is not responsible for determining the copyright status of the photographs or
images, nor for securing copyright permission or payment for any such permission. The rights
granted by the RHC in its holdings do not include any rights that persons other than the History
Center may have in the photographs or images, including any artist’s rights of attribution or
control under the laws of any country or state, moral rights, or the rights of publicity or privacy.
All use of RHC holdings require the following credit: Used by permission, Uintah County
Library Regional History Center, all rights reserved. The RHC may also require that the
artist/creator, the title of the work, and the object’s catalog number appear in the caption or
credit as well. Credits should appear in close proximity to the image or in a special section
devoted to credits. However, reproductions distributed electronically must contain the credit or
caption as part of the image displayed in letters which are at least 3/8″ high and in a legible
typeface. When permission is granted to disseminate reproductions electronically, the RHC
reserves the right to require an electronic watermark or other identifying code within the
The payment of a commercial use fee does not exempt the user from the credit line
Failure to include a credit line or electronic water mark, or inaccurate captions or credits shall
require the applicant/licensee to pay the sum of One Hundred Dollars ($100) per image, as
liquidated damages and not as a penalty, in view of the difficulty of assessing actual damages
for this breach.
The RHC also requests (but does not require) the donation of a copy of the product in which the
image is used. All expenses for shipping and handling are to be borne by the
In the event that the applicant/licensee engages in unauthorized reproduction of photographs or
other materials, the applicant/licensee agrees to pay the RHC a sum equal to three times the
normal commercial fee, not as a penalty but as liquidated damages, due to the difficulty in
assessing actual damages incurred.
The RHC may (by written request), in the event of unauthorized reproduction(s), require
immediate surrender of all materials containing such unauthorized reproduction(s).
The RHC reserves the right to refuse reproduction of its holdings if it is believed that
fulfillment of that order would be violating copyright or other law, or if it deems it advisable.
The RHC further reserves the right to impose such conditions as it may deem advisable.
Unless approved in advance by the RHC, each image MUST be reproduced unaltered and in its
entirety; the image must not be cropped, overprinted, printed on color stock, or bleed off the
If so requested, a proof must be approved by the RHC staff before any reproduction of an image
The RHC reserves the right to examine proofs and captions for accuracy and sensitivity before
publication with the right to revise if necessary. The RHC reserves the right to refuse any
request and to impose such conditions as it may deem advisable in the best interests of the
If permission is granted to distribute an electronic copy of an image, the distributed copy shall
not exceed a resolution of 72 dpi. Images may not be scanned at a resolution greater than 300
dpi. Scanned files must be destroyed once the final product has been produced.
The applicant/licensee covenants, represents, and warrants of the Product will not contain any
feature which would permit users to distort or mutilate the image, nor will the Product be
intentionally designed or prepared so as to be compatible with any computer program which is
designed to manipulate graphic images.
The permission granted does not include the right to include the image in any printed or
electronic materials accompanying the Product, or in any advertisement for the Product other
than as expressly permitted below:
NOTE: Electronic applications–WWW pages, CD-ROM, scanning, etc.–require separate
permission from the RHC
Solely in connection with the marketing and distribution of the Product, applicant/licensee may
use the image on the packaging of the Product and in any advertisement, product catalogs, or
publicity or promotional materials (a “Promotional Use”), provided that if the image is so used,
the RHC shall be given a credit in the same page as the image appears. Applicant/licensee
agrees that any Promotional Use will be made solely in a manner which indicates that the image
is part of the content of the Product, and the RHC’s name will not be used as aesthetic or design
elements in such Promotion Use.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, applicant/licensee shall not use the image or
the RHC’s name in any manner which creates any association between the image and/or the
RHC and applicant/licensee to such an extent that any goodwill towards the Product or
applicant/licensee arises in the image and/or RHC’s name, and applicant/licensee agrees that it
will not have right, under any circumstances whatsoever, to claim, and will not claim, that such
goodwill has arisen or the applicant/licensee is entitled to the benefits, if any, thereof.
In all instances, the applicant/licensee agrees to defend, indemnify, and save and hold harmless
the RHC, the Uintah County Library, and Uintah County and their respective employees or
designates, agencies, employees or designates, from any and all costs, expense, damage and
liability arising because of any claim whatsoever which may be presented by anyone for loss or
damage or other relief occasioned or caused by the release of said photographs and their use in
any manner, including their inspection, publication, reproduction, duplication or printing by
anyone for any purpose whatever.
Fee Schedule for Use
Use of the RHC collection requires a completed Application for Permission to Publish form
be submitted in advance to the RHC before the order can be processed.
These fees are in addition to reproduction fees.
No use fees are charged for use of the holdings by private individuals for personal use, by
students for papers, theses, dissertations, scholarly works addressed to limited audiences, for
official publications by the University of Utah, the State of Utah, or local government agencies
in Utah, or for exhibition in museums.
No use fees are charged for organizations able to provide proof of their not-for-profit status by
providing suitable documentation.
The Library Director (or his authorized representative) may waive any and all fees for any use
if such use would be beneficial to the library and/or the Regional History Center.
Commercial Fee Production Run (Fee is per image)
In television, film, video, or $100
-For commercial decorative $75
-Advertising (including TV) $150
Audio, Film, and Video Use Fees
-Audio only $150 up to first five minutes, $15 per minute
All prices are subject to change without notice.
Payment of all fees, including use fees, is required before permission is granted. Default in
payment shall immediately revoke permission.
Contract Claims and Controversies: All contract claims and controversies arising under this
contract shall be resolved pursuant to existing Utah laws.
Adopted June 24 , 2009