Terms of Use

Copyright and Privacy Note

The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, (the “MVTM”) is dedicated to developing, maintaining and making accessible to the public its collection of works of art and to furthering knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of art. As one means of achieving this mission, the MVTM maintains its web sites (the “Sites”) for your personal entertainment, information, education and communication.

Before you go on to enjoy this Site… Please take a moment to read the following important Terms and Conditions that govern your access to and use of this Site:


Terms and Conditions


The copyright in the images, text, audio and video clips, documentation, illustrations, designs, icons, software (including applications) and all other content on this Site (“Content”) are the property of MVTM or its licensors unless indicated otherwise. The Content on the Site may also be the subject of other intellectual property rights held by third parties and further restrictions as to their use. The MVTM expressly forbids the copying of any protected Content on the Site, except for fair dealing, as defined by the Canadian Copyright Act, and as described below.

Uses requiring no further permission

The Content on this Site is provided for browsing, viewing, downloading, and listening where such activities are limited to non-commercial, educational and personal use only. By downloading, printing or otherwise using text, images, files from MVTM Sites, users agree that they will limit their use of such files to fair dealing, and will not violate MVTM’s or any other party’s proprietary rights. Content used in this way must retain any associated copyright or other proprietary notices, and shall acknowledge its source. The source citation should include this Site’s URL: http://mvtm.ca. Digital manipulation or other modification of the Content on MVTM Sites is expressly forbidden. All other uses other than as provided for in these Terms of Use are expressly prohibited without the express written consent of the MVTM. Some of the Content found on the Site is subject to copyright held by other persons. In such cases, restrictions on the reproduction of the Content may apply, and further permission may need to be obtained from a third party rights holder before reproducing the material.

Uses where Permission is Required

Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation, including but not limited to print or electronic distribution of MVTM’s Sites and the Content on its Sites, is expressly prohibited without written authorization from MVTM, and, where applicable, third-party rights holders. For permission to use images from the MVTM’s collection, text and other Content from MVTM’s Sites, please e-mail the MVTM at [email protected] if you know which MVTM images you would like to reproduce. In addition, the works reproduced on the MVTM Sites may be subject to rights held by third parties. The MVTM shall not be responsible for the procurement of any third-party permissions and the user shall be obligated to clear such rights prior to the use of the Content. MVTM may grant permission to use its Content on a case-by-case basis at its sole discretion. MVTM retains the right to charge a fee for use of its Content, which may depend on the type and nature of the proposed use.

Links to the Site

The MVTM encourages other web sites to link to the home page of this Site, as a normal link. Content from this Site may not be used within a frame, or by means of an in-line link.

Links to External Sites

Links to third party outside sites by the MVTM are provided to visitors as a convenience and their inclusion in no way implies that the MVTM endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of these sites. As the organizations and individuals that maintain these sites may not be subject to the Official Languages Act, information found on these sites may be presented only in the language in which they were written.


Trademarks service marks, and logos, (collectively the “MVTM Trademarks”) identifying MVTM or its products and services, including the trademark Mississippi Valley Textile Museum and associated logos, are registered and/or unregistered marks of the MVTM. Any unauthorized use of the MVTM Trademarks is strictly prohibited. The trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this Site (collectively “Third Party Trademarks”). Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any MVTM Trademarks or Third Party Trademarks on this Site without the express written permission of the trademark owners.

Intellectual Property

The MVTM has, or has rights to use, all patents, patent applications, trademarks, trademark applications, service marks, trade names, trade secrets, inventions, copyrights, licenses and other intellectual property rights and similar rights necessary or required for use in connection with their respective businesses as described in the SEC Reports and which the failure to so have could have a Material Adverse Effect (collectively, the “Intellectual Property Rights”). The MVTM has not received a notice (written or otherwise) that any of, the Intellectual Property Rights has expired, terminated or been abandoned, or is expected to expire or terminate or be abandoned, within two (2) years from the date of this Agreement. The MVTM has not received, since the date of the latest audited financial statements included within the SEC Reports, a written notice of a claim or otherwise has any knowledge that the Intellectual Property Rights violate or infringe upon the rights of any Person, except as could not have or reasonably be expected to not have a Material Adverse Effect. To the knowledge of the MVTM, all such Intellectual Property Rights are enforceable and there is no existing infringement by another Person of any of the Intellectual Property Rights. The MVTM taken reasonable security measures to protect the secrecy, confidentiality and value of all of their intellectual properties, except where failure to do so could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect

Privacy Statement

The MVTM complies with Canada’s Privacy Act. Any personal information gathered by the MVTM about visitors to the Site is not provided to third parties, except with your consent or where authorized and/or required by law.

Monitoring Usage and Use of Personal Information

The MVTM will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. The MVTM may compile and provide aggregate statistics about on-line visitors, customers, sales, traffic pattern and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. When you purchase a product through the MVTM on-line boutique, the MVTM may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, enforce the terms of any MVTM user agreements or protect the rights, property and safety of the MVTM, users of its web sites or third parties.

When you order a product through the MVTM online store, the MVTM requires your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and credit card information to process the order. Credit card information will only be used on an as-needed basis to process your order.

Use of Site by Children

The MVTM does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors who are under the age of majority are required to obtain parental or guardian consent before submitting any personal information to MVTM Sites.

Revisions to Terms of Use 

These Terms of Use may be revised from time to time by the MVTM in response to changes in the law, policy or for other reasons. Please visit this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes.