All material on the History Center of Olmsted County website is copyrighted by the HCOC unless otherwise indicated. It is for the personal use of students, scholars, and the public. Copying or redistribution for commercial gain without permission of the HCOC is prohibited.
The nature of historical archival collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult to determine. Whenever possible, the HCOC provides information about copyright owners and other restrictions in the catalog records, finding aids, and donor records. The HCOC provides such information as a service to aid patrons in determining the appropriate use of an item, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the patron.
Material reproduced from the collections of the History Center of Olmsted County is for personal viewing and use only. Permission for commercial use of any publication, manipulation, display or distribution is only granted by written application to the HCOC. ‘Material’: includes all or any information, artwork, text, video, audio, animation or image files including digital and analog formats, whether downloaded or requested by the client or supplied by the History Center of Olmsted County.
‘License Agreement’ means a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license outlining the fees, the permitted use of ROM images or other material in a specific product(s) and the terms and conditions of use. These Terms and Conditions do not constitute a License Agreement. Additionally please note that ANY use of digital or other photographic copies beyond personal use, will require prior permission from HCOC. Permission must be obtained for publication in any form, including websites.
The permission to use an image or other media from the collections of the History Center of Olmsted County is granted as long as the following conditions are met.
|Type of License||Per still image or 30 seconds of audio/visual material|
|Under 1000 print only||$15|
|1000 - 10,000 (Print and E-book)||$30|
|10,000 - 25,000 (Print and E-book)||$50|
|Over 25,000 (Print and E-book)||$100|
|Electronic Bundle (includes website)||$150|
|Newspapers/Magazines or other published material under 50,000 circulation||$30|
|Over 50,000 circulation||$50|
|Brochures and other misc. printed material under 1000 copies||$15|
|Over 1000 copies||$50|
|Broadcast media bundle (including website)||$300|
|Advertising Regional market (one ad, all media)||$100|
|Advertising World market (one ad, all media)||$500|
|Digital Media (CD or DVD)||$50|
|Exhibit or Display||$30|
Non-Minnesota Non-Profit: A non-profit organization not based in Minnesota.
Commercial: The image(s) will be published, displayed, or broadcast in a commercial environment for profit. This includes commercial web-
sites representing a person or corporation who sell goods or services.
Exhibit or Display: Displayed image(s) in a public environment, including but not limited too a restaurant, museum, or sales office.
Personal: The image(s) will be used only in a private home. They will not be reproduced for any purpose.
Educational: Will be used by a K-12 school, a College, a University for publication, classroom or lecture purposes. Includes students who
are using the material for their class work.
Minnesota Non-Profit: A Minnesota 501(c)(3) organization. Any profit from the publication, display, or broadcast will go into the account
of the non-profit organization and not to an individual or corporation.