Terms and conditions

The Bill Reid Foundation (the "Foundation") and 7th Floor Media are pleased to present this website (the "Site") on artist Bill Reid. An animated film, interviews and essays were specially commissioned for this project and over 400 images, audio and video clips illustrating Bill Reid’s life and work have been assembled from private and public collections. Please take a moment to read through our Terms and Conditions that govern your access to this site.

1. Copyright

The images, texts, documentation, illustrations, designs, icons, software and all other content on this Site are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. The content on the Site may be covered by other restrictions as well, including copyright and other proprietary rights held by third parties. The Foundation retains all rights, including copyright, in data, images, text and any other information contained in and on the Site. The Foundation expressly forbids the copying of any protected content on the Site, except for purposes of fair dealing, as defined by Canadian copyright law, and as described below.

2. Fair Dealing – Uses requiring no further permission

The materials on this Site are provided for browsing, viewing, downloading for limited non-commercial, educational and personal use only. By downloading, printing or otherwise using text, images and files from the Site, users agree that they will limit their use of such files to fair dealing, and will not violate the Foundation's or any other party's proprietary rights. Materials used in this way must retain any associated copyright or other proprietary notices, and shall acknowledge its source. Digital manipulation or other modification of any of the content on the Site is expressly forbidden. All other uses other than provided for in this Notice are prohibited without written consent of the Foundation and, if applicable, any additional third party copyright holders. The Foundation does not warrant that use of materials from this site will not infringe the rights of third parties.

3. Uses where permission is required

Commercial publication, or any unauthorized exploitation or redistribution of the content contained herein is expressly prohibited without written permission from the Foundation and, where applicable, other institutions and third party rights holders.

Many of the images contained on this site are part of other institutions' collections. The Foundation has taken all reasonable efforts to ensure that materials, for which copyright belongs to others, are reproduced on this website with the full consent of the copyright owners. Such works may not be used in any form; they may not be copied or downloaded without prior permission from the third party. Please contact the appropriate institution directly to obtain permission to reproduce their images.
For permission to use images, text and other content from the Foundation’s collection and archives, please contact the Foundation (info@billreidgallery.ca). Permission to use works in the collection of the Foundation is granted on a case-by-case basis and at the sole discretion of the Foundation. It is the responsibility of the applicant to secure permission from third party rights holders.

4. Disclaimer

This site contains hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than the Foundation. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. The Foundation does not endorse, authorize, approve, certify, maintain, or control such web sites and is not responsible for their contents. Also, the inclusion of such hyperlinks does not imply any endorsement of the content of such web sites or any association with their operators.

5. Submissions

The Foundation invites users of the site to submit endings to “The Unfinished Story,” in a variety of media, with the understanding that all submissions to the website become the sole property of the Foundation.