Legal Policies

Use of Material on the Houston Museum of Natural Science Blog

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is thrilled to share as much information, artwork, text, video, audio, or pictures related to what’s going on here “behind the scenes” as we can. We draw on many sources and contributors to create compelling content, and that content may change without notice.

Please note that all such materials posted on the Houston Museum of Natural Science (“HMNS”) blog are for personal and educational purposes and they are protected by copyright laws. Educators may download and reproduce this information for use in their classrooms under the Fair Use guidelines of the U.S. Copyright Office. If you would like to modify any of the materials for educational purposes, you must contact HMNS and receive written consent.

You may not reproduce, record, publish, or publicly exhibit any media files made available on the HMNS blog without express written consent from HMNS. You are more than welcome to link to content on the HMNS blog, but you should not attempt to pass off any of this content as your own work.

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Links on the HMNS Blog

HMNS links to many Web sites in order to provide a more accurate and complete picture of the issues discussed on the blog, in a way that is convenient to our readers. These links are not intended to be an endorsement. While we make every effort to ensure the content at each of these links is appropriate for our audience at the time each link is posted, HMNS does not assume any liability for any communications or materials available at such linked sites.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall HMNS be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or reliance on, the Information, or from the use of the Internet generally.