Published or Commercial Work
Unless otherwise noted, all content in the Densho Digital Repository is offered for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. For more information, see Using and Citing.
Some content is the property of third-party owners. Densho is using these materials either by prior arrangement with rights-holders or under the auspices of fair-use doctrine. If you are a rights-holder who believes that your materials are being used improperly, please contact us.
DENSHO DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION: THAT THE WEBSITE DDR.DENSHO.ORG WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; THAT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE; OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, SUITABILITY, QUALITY, OR OPERATION OF ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, OR SERVICE PROVIDED ON OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THE SITE.
THE WEBSITE DDR.DENSHO.ORG AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND CONTENT INCLUDED OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), ALL OF WHICH DENSHO DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOUR USE OF DDR.DENSHO.ORG IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
Limits of Liability
In no event shall Densho be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, authorized use, performance or nonperformance of this site, even if Densho was previously advised of the possibility of such damages and regardless of whether such damages arise in contract, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise.
Your Data and Privacy
Densho is committed to protecting your privacy in any interaction you may have with our organization. The Densho Digital Repository (ddr.densho.org) website is owned and operated by Densho, a Washington State not-for-profit corporation. You may reach us at:
Address: Densho, 1416 South Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98144, US
Email: [email protected]
What Personal Information is Collected
Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, usage data, along with the name, telephone number, mailing address, and e-mail address. We do not collect or store your name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address unless you specifically give the information to us. Densho collects information from our users at several different points on our website:Densho eNews Email Newsletter
The Densho eNews email newsletter is an optional monthly bulletin sent to people interested in the Densho project and related activities. Individuals must request to subscribe (i.e., "opt-in") at the Densho web site or through personal contact. Subscribers may choose to unsubscribe at any time and unsubscribe information is located at the bottom of each eNewsletter. Densho uses the Groundspring.org EmailNow service to send and manage the email list.Cookies, Tracking Codes and Web Traffic Analysis
A cookie is a small packet of information that Densho puts on your computer's hard drive whenever a user visits our website. Tracking codes are small pieces of computer code that are passed to your web browser when it requests pages from our website. For each visitor to our website, this allows our servers to automatically recognize the following:
- Your IP address which may imply your geographic location
- How you were referred to the website
- The pages you have viewed, how long you spent on the website and when you visited
- Browser type and capabilities (e.g., "Firefox")
- Platform dependant information (e.g., "MacOS 10.7")
Densho uses Google Analytics to analyze traffic to this website. This analytic service does not create individual profiles for visitors; it collects only aggregate data. For information about Google Analytics, click here. Densho also uses AddThis to collect and display statistics about how content is shared by users. For information about AddThis, click here.
In addition, Densho may examine and analyze technical logs created by the servers that operate the website. These logs may contain data similar to that described above.
How the Information is Used
Cookies and tracking codes are used to monitor the traffic on our website so we can determine how content is used and navigated, improve the user experience, and address technical issues with service capacity and availability.
Comments are used to revise, correct, update, and evaluate the content of our website.
With Whom Do We Share the Information
Densho does not sell, rent, swap or otherwise disclose any Personal Information to third parties. If Densho is required to disclose information collected from our members in response to any legal process issued by a court, Densho will comply with the legal process after giving notice to any members affected by it unless a court order prohibits such notice.
Notice and Takedown Policy
Densho provides open, free access to the digital collections found here in good faith. Although we employ policies and processes intended to prevent the display of materials that infringe on an individual's privacy or are in violation of copyright law, we recognize that mistakes may happen.
If you find materials that should not be publicly available for these reasons, please contact us to request removal by emailing our Collections team ([email protected]) or by mail at:
In the request, please include:
- Your contact information
- The reason for the removal request (personally identifiable information, intellectual property infringement, etc.)
- Sufficient information for our staff to locate the materials, including url and where available, the DDR identifier (the unique code associated with each item -- e.g., "ddr-densho-1-345")
Upon receipt of valid complaints, Densho staff will respond within seven (7) business days and temporarily remove the material if requested pending resolution.