The UvA Heritage (UvA Erfgoed) image database (www.uvaerfgoed.nl/beeldbank) is a service of the Library of the University of Amsterdam. By using this website, the user agrees with the terms of use specified below.

The UvA Heritage image database provides images of materials managed by the Allard Pierson Museum and the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam. The image database has been compiled with the utmost care. Nevertheless, the information provided may contain errors. The compilers of the database reserve the right to make changes tacitly. In case of doubts regarding the content of the image database, please contact the editors: bijzonderecollecties.red@uva.nl

The UvA cannot be held liable for possibly incorrect information in the UvA Heritage image database or for the consequences of the use of this information. No rights may be derived from the information as it is displayed in the image database. No guarantee is offered for the faultless and uninterrupted functioning of the image database. The UvA is not responsible for the content of any linked third-party websites.

Images placed in the UvA Heritage image database are royalty-free.
If you detect any infringement of your copyright because your work has been made publicly available without your permission in the UvA Heritage image database, we request you to inform us regarding this via bijzonderecollecties.red@uva.nl, providing the following information:

  • a description of the work for which the copyright has allegedly been violated;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement indicating that the disputed use is not permitted by the copyright holder, his authorised representative or by legal provisions;
  • a statement indicating that the above information is true and that you are the direct copyright holder or are authorised to act on behalf of the copyright holder.

If you wish to download images or save the collections created by you for later, you must first register on the website. In doing so, you must ensure that the information you provide is correct, current and complete. The Privacy Policy [link] of the UvA shall apply. When registering, you will also be prompted to enter a password. The UvA shall confirm your registration via an email sent to your specified email address.

Your account is strictly personal. You are solely responsible for the actions undertaken via your account and for maintaining the secrecy of your password. You may close your account at any time and for any reason. 
The UvA is entitled, at its sole discretion, for any reason and without prior notice, to terminate your account and remove and edit contributions of any kind. This is particularly applicable if the UvA believes that you have acted in violation of the General Terms and Conditions, third-party rights or the law.
Choice of law

The 'General Terms and Conditions of UvA Websites' are governed by Dutch law. All possible disputes shall be submitted to the competent court in Amsterdam. These terms of use may be modified at any time by the UvA at its discretion.
Disclaimer: This translation is provided for information purposes only. In the event of a difference of interpretation, the original Dutch version of this document is binding.

Last updated: February 2015