Digital Submissions Terms and Conditions

You are being asked to contribute your recollections, photographic images, or other content to the Evanston History Center, which is creating an archive and digital record of the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic

You may only submit material created entirely by you and not copied from or based, in whole or in part, upon any other photographic, literary, or other material, except to the extent that such material is in the public domain, or you have permission of the copyright owner, or its use is allowed by “Fair Use” as prescribed by the terms of United States copyright law. If you would like to refer or nominate material which you do not own, please contact us jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org.

You must be 18 years of age or older to submit material. By submitting content, you are granting the Evanston History Center permission to disseminate, preserve, and use that content in connection with its educational and research mission, including promotional purposes, in all media in perpetuity. You retain ownership of and copyright in the material you share.

If you indicate on the submission form that your submission is “public,” your material may be published on the internet as part of the Evanston History Center’s digital collections or exhibits. Otherwise, your material will only be available per Evanston History Center guidelines for researchers.

Submitted material must not violate any confidentiality, privacy, security or other laws. Please be aware that all submissions and any information associated with the submissions (email address, descriptive information, etc.) may be provided to federal, state, or local law enforcement or other government agencies pursuant to a lawful subpoena or otherwise as required by law.

The Evanston History Center is not obligated to include your content in this project or preserve it in perpetuity. Decisions to decline submissions will adhere to the guidelines of the institution’s/collection’s collecting policy and deaccession policy.

When submitting online, you will have a chance to accept these terms.

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