The applicant wishes to obtain one or more digital reproductions from the Ghent University Library collections (hereinafter referred to as: Reproductions) and by applying underwrites the following terms and conditions according to which Ghent University provides these reproductions:
Article 1: Copyright
1.1 The applicant is aware that works for which a reproduction is requested may still be protected by copyright.
1.2 The applicant shall adhere to the applicable copyright laws and shall only request and use the Reproductions if s/he has the permission of the copyright owners or if s/he meets the legal conditions to invoke a copyright exception.
1.3 As the Reproductions that Ghent University will deliver to the applicant are made by order of and on behalf of the applicant, this does not have any copyright implications for Ghent University.
Article 2: Disclaimer
3.1 The applicant shall fully indemnify Ghent University against any claims that third parties may make against Ghent University concerning copyright infringements (or infringements of any other intellectual property right) as a result of the applicant’s use of the reproductions.
Ghent University cannot be held liable for indirect or consequential damage on the part of the applicant, including any loss of profit, loss of sales or data loss.
Article 3: Applicable law and disputes
However, before resorting to litigation, both parties involved shall negotiate in good faith to try to settle their dispute amicably.