Copyright laws protect all photographic images, text, artwork, video, and other files on the Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee's (CPC) Web site. By entering this Web site, you are agreeing to all terms and conditions of the copyright laws covering site photography.
In addition, the CPC offers a catalog of historic prints that are available for reproduction. This catalog includes featured architectural and artistic works relating to the Pennsylvania Capitol for which the CPC has sole rights. Permission must be requested from the CPC, and pre-payment for each image is required. For more information, download CPC's print catalog order form and photographic rights agreement.
All Content is Protected by Copyright Laws
Images, text, software, documentation, electronic text and image files, audio and video files and clips, and other materials are protected by copyright laws and may be covered by other restrictions as well. The CPC retains all rights, including copyright, in data, image, text, and any other information contained in these files. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the material on this Web site may also subsist in individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, CPC. The CPC expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this Web site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, and as described below.
Commercial Use is Restricted
Unauthorized publication or exploitation of CPC's files is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any of these files or images for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law, must request and receive prior permission.
Fair Use is Permitted
Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text, audio, video, image and other files from CPC's Web site for such uses are welcome to do so without CPC's express permission. Users must cite the author and source of this material as they would material from any printed work; the citation should include the URL "http://cpc.state.pa.us". By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text, audio, video, image and other files from this Web site, whether accessed directly from this Web site or via other sites or mechanisms, users agree that they will limit their use of such files to fair use, and will not violate CPC's or any other party's proprietary rights.