Terms of Use

These are the terms of use to be followed by tDAR registered users.

Knowledge gained through the efforts of many researchers is shared through tDAR (the Digital Archaeological Record) in order to encourage and facilitate archaeological and related research, and to provide easier and wider access to information about archaeology and archaeological resources. Unless otherwise specified with respect to a particular file, use of this information is subject to the conditions of a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License  (as partially described in points 1. and 2. below) which applies whether or not the data or other information provided by tDAR are legally subject to copyright.

Users acknowledge and agree that they will only copy or distribute tDAR content or use it in derivative works or otherwise (e.g., to publish or otherwise distribute an argument based on analyses of these data) under the following conditions:

  1. Users must accompany all uses and applications of this content with proper citation and attribution (as provided on the tDAR metadata page).
  2. For any redistribution of tDAR content, users must clearly include proper citation and attribution information and make clear to others the license terms of this work.
  3. Users must not use tDAR content in ways that could be reasonably expected to lead, directly or indirectly, to damage to the archaeological record.
  4. Users acknowledge that neither The Center for Digital Antiquity nor its sponsors and associates guarantee the accuracy or usability of the content and further agree that they may not hold any of these parties liable for any direct or consequential damage arising from their use of tDAR or its content.
  5. Users are responsible for ensuring that their use of tDAR and its content is consistent with applicable law.

From time to time the Board of Directors of the Center for Digital Antiquity at its discretion will add to or modify its Policies and Procedures.