Step 1 — Facebook archive donation terms and conditions

Thinking about donating your Facebook archive to our collections? Read these terms and conditions so you know what you can donate, how we will care for your social media and who can access and use your donation.

Facebook archive donation terms and conditions

By submitting a Facebook archive — donation form (donation form) and submitting social medial content to the Alexander Turnbull Library you agree you wish to donate digital social media content to enrich the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library in accordance with these Facebook archive donation terms and conditions (terms).

The Library acknowledges with thanks this generous donation and, where the Library accepts the Donation, agrees to care for the donated digital material as part of the Library and make them available for research, education and exhibition purposes in accordance with these terms.

1. Donation

1.1 Application of these terms: These terms apply to each digital file of content you submit to the Library under your completed donation form, including any file you provide in the future, unless otherwise agreed.
1.2 Submission of content: You have absolute discretion about what content you elect to submit the Library.
1.3 Acceptance of content: The Library will consider any content file you submit and determine, at its discretion, whether it accepts that content for preservation in accordance with these terms. The Library will notify you if content is accepted. Where content is not accepted, the Library will not make any further use of that content and clauses 2 and 3 of these terms will not apply to that content.

2. Preservation

2.1 Preservation: In relation to any accepted content, the Library will hold and care for copies of content in perpetuity as part of its Library collections in accordance with accepted archival theory and practice, the Library's governing legislation (being, at the date of this deed, the National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa) Act 2003) (the Act) and the requirements of these terms.
2.2 Library copies: The donor acknowledges that the Library may create hard copy and digital copies of the files for the purpose of these terms.

3. Access and use

3.1 Access and use: You agree to the Library allowing access to, and use of, the Content in accordance with and subject to the access and use conditions set out in your donation form.
3.2 Catalogue information: Regardless of the access and use conditions, you agree to the Library creating, recording and making available descriptive, indexing and other metadata in relation to your content, including for inclusion on the Library's online catalogue.
3.3 Library practice: The Library represents that, to the extent any access or use condition is subject to normal Library practice at any time, the Library will ensure that practice (at a minimum):
(a) is consistent with the requirement of the governing legislation for the Library at that time;
(b) requires any copying, communication, display, exhibit or other use must attribute the relevant content to you as its author; and
(c) subject to 3.3(a) and (b), is consistent with good practice for libraries and archives at that time.
3.4 No limitation: You acknowledge that nothing in these terms limits any right of the Library or any other party that may otherwise exist at law in relation to your content.

4.1 Ownership: You represent that, to the best of your knowledge and belief, you own all copyright in the donated content or are otherwise able to provide the Library all rights necessary for the purpose of these terms (without infringing any other party's rights).
4.2 Other rights: You represent that to the best of your knowledge and belief the donated content is not offensive or defamatory or otherwise infringe any law or third party right.

5. General

5.1 Privacy: To the extent your donation form, donated content or any related descriptive material you provide includes any of your personal information, you consent to the Library using and disclosing, or permitting any third party to access, use or disclose, that information subject to these terms, including for the purpose of identifying you as the creator and donor and for providing contact details to third parties for the purpose of copyright clearance.
5.2 Library's identity: In these terms references to the Library or the Alexander Turnbull Library means the Sovereign in right of New Zealand act by and through the Chief Executive of the Department of Internal Affairs (being the department responsible for the National Library of New Zealand the Alexander Turnbull Library) or his or her authorised delegate.
5.3 Further actions: You will do all things and execute all documents reasonably necessary to give effect to these terms.
5.4 Amendments: Unless otherwise agreed in writing, any amendments to these terms will apply from the date published by the Library in relation to any content donated after that date.
5.5 Governing law: These terms are governed by New Zealand law. The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts in respect of all matters relating to these terms.

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Step 2 — Download your Facebook archive