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We are private historical archives that receives no public funding.
If you have an interest in serving on our board of directors, we would like to hear from you. Our hope is to attract members who represent genealogists, professors and teachers, military veterans and those interested in serving on our GG Archives board of directors.
GG Archives allows students, teachers and researchers wide discretion in using materials and ask that you properly cite information utilized in your reports, homework and school projects. Production quality digital images (300 DPI TIFF format) may be available on request for a nominal fee see Ordering Information for specific costs.
Please remember that bandwidth is expensive. Do not download more than a few images or you IP Address may be banned from future access to the Archives. If you would like a number of large low-resolution images, please contact us in advance.
The GG Archives grants you the privilege of accessing and viewing the text, graphics, audio, design, charts, and other content (the "GG Archives Content") on the site solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
The GG Archives may revoke such privilege at any time with or without notice for any reason or no reason. Any and all GG Archives content and other works on the site and any reproductions of any of the foregoing (collectively, "Works") are the copyrighted works of the GG Archives and/or its licensors or suppliers, and are protected under U.S. and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions.
Other than the limited granting of access to and viewing of the GG Archives content set forth above, the GG Archives grants you no other privileges or rights in any of the works.
You acknowledge that any other use of the works, including without limitation, reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, performance, translation, reverse engineering, decompilation or disassembling, creation of derivative works, exporting, selling, licensing, renting, leasing, transferring, or otherwise transferring rights to the works, or removing any proprietary notices or labels on the works, without the prior written permission of the GG Archives, is strictly prohibited.
Granting or withholding of permission is determined by the GG Archives on a case-by-case basis, and a usage fee may be required depending on the type of proposed use.
You may: print copies of the material for your own personal use; or store the files on your own computer for personal use. The material may not be used for any commercial purpose without prior permission from the GG Archives. We expressly prohibit the republication of our images and other files on sites such as Wikipedia, Wikimedia and similar websites. The images appearing on this website have significant enhancements under the laws of the United States and the laws of Norway.
Generally, materials found on this website were in the public domain. Many of the older images were in very poor condition and required significant enhancements through Photoshop and similar software. Additionally, not all materials appearing on this Web site are in the public domain. Some materials have been donated or obtained from individuals or organizations and may be subject to restrictions on use. We hold the copyright on most of our images.
Passenger List and other Transcriptions
Transcriptions of our Passenger List and other materials are copyrighted and may not be reposted. You may, however, link to the appropriate page of this website. Old or vintage articles that have been transcribed are often modified to conform with modern American English and edited / reformatted to improve readability on the web. It is therefore covered on US Copyright. If you want the material on your own website, you will need to obtain the source document.
Hotlinking of Images
Linking to our images within your website or blog is acceptable provided the following conditions are met:
- You identify the source of the image
- You provide a link back to the GG Archives
- You DO NOT USE the full-size image. Be sure the file name of the image contains a suffix of "-100.jpg"; "-250.jpg" or "-500.jpg".
If you violate these conditions
- We ask the poster of the image to make the appropriate adjustments to comply with our TOS. Otherwise...
- We ask the webmaster to make an adjustment to the image size and add the link back to our site. Otherwise...
- We contact the Web Hosting Company to voluntariy make a correction. Otherwise...
- We will ban your IP Address from future access to the GG Archives