Terms and Conditions

Ingenium is comprised of the following three national museums: Canada Science and Technology Museum, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. The use of all Canada Science and Technology Museum, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and Canada Agriculture and Food Museum materials in the Digital Archives Portal are subject to the following terms and conditions:

  • Images shall be credited to the appropriate museum, in English or French.
  • Images have been assigned Creative Commons licenses to indicate whether they are in the public domain (CC0) or if rights remain extant (CC BY-NC-ND). If no license is included in the metadata, further research is required before a license is assigned. Please contact us if you would like to use these images.
  • Images marked CC BY-NC-ND may not be used for commercial purposes without Ingenium’s express written permission and are subject to reproduction and user fees. Permission is for one-time use only.
  • Images marked CC BY-NC-ND shall be reproduced in their entirety and shall not be altered in any way that could affect their historical or artistic integrity, without the express written permission of the Museum.
  • Students and teachers may take images from the portal for educational purposes. Please credit the appropriate Museum.
  • Fees may apply for requests for high resolution scans of images in Digital Archives.
  • Users may not reproduce, or permit others to reproduce CC BY-NC-ND images, without the express written consent of Ingenium.
  • Images from the portal shall not be used in such a way as to imply that the Ingenium endorses any commercial product or enterprise.
  • Images from the portal shall not be used or accompanied by any text that in any way implies Ingenium’s agreement with any opinions expressed, or that Ingenium confirms the accuracy of any statements made.
  • Under certain circumstances (e.g. research), Ingenium may be able to reproduce items for which it does not hold the copyright. In such cases, neither the act of reproduction nor the payment of user fees should be taken to represent the granting of copyright permission. It is the responsibility of the user to ascertain applicable copyright restrictions, identify copyright holders, and pay any copyright or licensing fees that may apply.
  • Where images from this portal have been used in the production of a commercial item (such as a book or video), Ingenium requires that one copy of the item be sent to us free of charge.