Copryright notice & Reproduction conditions

Copyright Notice

The ability to reproduce material found on this website is governed by Canadian Law, e.g. Copyright Act, by other policies and regulations of the Government of Canada and other agreements. In compliance with the above, the Jewish General Hospital Archives (JGH Archives) is making every reasonable effort to identify the copyright owner in order to make accurate description. Content on this website is produced and/or compiled by the JGH Archives for the purpose of providing the public with direct access to our collections. Upon the launch of the website, it contains digitized images and documents, and description of archival documents in varied formats. Copyright of most of the material held in the JGH Archives is owned by the JGH with some materials that may be in the public domain. The collection may contain works belonging to a third party, for which only a description is provided. Should you hold a different opinion on the copyright owner of a work displayed or described on this website and/or object to its continued availability online, please contact us.

Learn more about  Copyright Guidelines(City of Toronto Archives).

Reproduction Conditions

Before reproducing content from our collections, web or physical, please read the information below. Conditions provided in this section are intended to be a guide, and should not be considered as legal advice. Users who would like to use our web content for purposes that are not included in the following categories should seek qualified legal opinion.

For reproduction with higher resolution, please consult Service Rates.

JGH material

The access to our collections is provided for browsing, viewing, listening, discussion, and interpretation where such activities are limited to the following purposes within the scope of “Fair Dealing Exception” in accordance with the Copyright Act:

  • Research
  • Private study
  • Education

For the above permitted uses, we request that you acknowledge the source.

For example: © JGH Archives HGJ. ID #1-10.9.1.1. Reproduced with permission from the Jewish General Hospital Archives website

For any other uses, please send the Jewish General Archives a  Permission Requestprior to reproduction.

Third-party material

Some of our holdings are protected by copyright or are owned by other organizations or individuals. In order to reproduce these types of materials, written permission must be obtained from the copyright owners prior to the act of reproducing. In order to obtain contact information of copyright owners, the JGH Archives may provide assistance.

Public domain material

This website provides access to digital reproductions, i.e. images in jpg and documents in pdf, of works that are in the Public Domain. For the purposes within the scope of “Fair Dealing Exception” in the Copyright Act, the web content can be freely used. We only request that you acknowledge the JGH Archives as the source.

Reproduction of our physical holdings

Only material judged to be in suitable condition by the archivist may be reproduced. Request will then be permitted provided no law or donor agreement prevents dissemination of content. The reproduction will be handled by the JGH Archives staff only. For more regulations pertaining to onsite consultation, please refer to the  Reading Room and Consultation Policy”.

Additional conditions

  • For all the approved reproductions, no content alterations or enhancements are allowed to our material. Credit to the JGH Archives as the source of the materials with the ID numbers should easily be seen near the area where the materials are used.
  • All reproductions provided by the JGH Archives remain the property of the JGH Archives. The Requester/Institution is strictly prohibited from further disseminating of the reproduction(s).
  • For pricing and delivery, please refer to “Service Rates”.

Revision of Copyright Notice and Reproduction Conditions

Copyright Notice and Reproduction Conditions may be revised and updated at any time to comply with changes in the law or policy at the discretion of the JGH Archives. Your continued use of this website acknowledges your consent of the changes to the web content.

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