TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

The following is an agreement between you and the Image Fortress Company, operators of the DigitalFortress for The Baltimore Sun and The Morning Call web site. This Agreement governs your use of the imagery on this web site. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions of Use, you should not download or otherwise use any of the images on this site. The term “imagery” as used in these terms and conditions applies to still images, film, and video.

The imagery offered on this site may be used for non-commercial, educational and/or informational purposes only. This general permission does not extend to any use of copyrighted or trademarked content or material protected by individual publicity rights which may be included in this collection. Downloading and/or using images from this site does not grant you any ownership rights in the imagery.

Use of the images on this site is at your own risk. The content on this site is provided on an "as is" basis and Image Fortress disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding the availability, usability or accuracy of these images and/or the associated metadata.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Image Fortress and its officers, directors, and employees from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, damages, costs, and/or actions (including attorneys' fees) arising from your use of this web site or the images provided on the site. In addition, you agree that should any provision in the agreement be found invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable, that provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Under no circumstances, including, without limitation, alleged negligence on the part of Image Fortress, shall Image Fortress or its officers, employees, or agents be responsible for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising from or in connection with the use of, or the inability to use, this web site or the images contained therein, including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, use, or data.

Image Fortress may make changes to these policies from time to time and will notify you of such changes by posting an update in the Terms of Use link on the home page of this site. Your continued use of the site and/or the images contained in this site constitutes your acceptance of any changes to these policies.

Privacy Notification: Be aware that our web servers may automatically recognize the domain name of visitors to this site and the IP address of individual visitors along with other information supplied by the visitor's browser. In addition, we may collect the email addresses and messages of those who communicate with us via email or who enter email addresses or other personal information in forms. However, in accordance with the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, no such information will be gathered for users under the age of 13.

Image Fortress may use "cookies" to track users activities on the site. Cookies are files that a server transfers to the hard drive of a user’s computer and those local files may be accessed when the user returns to the site. In addition, as you communicate with this site, some of your search and browsing activities may be recorded in logs that track usage on this site.

Image Fortress may disclose any information it collects from users of this site if it believes in good faith that such action is reasonably necessary to enforce these Terms and Conditions of Use or other policies, to comply with the law, to operate its systems properly, or to protect the rights or property of itself or its users.

This agreement and any other use policies which may be posted on this site constitute the full and complete agreement between you and Image Fortress.