1. The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee Archives (USOPC Archives) provides all available information concerning copyright ownership of photographs requested. While the USOPC Archives endeavors to maintain accurate records regarding copyright ownership, it does not warranty that this information is accurate or complete.
a. Due to the nature of archival collections, third party rights of privacy, publicity, copyright or trademark are not always identifiable. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the copyright status of materials provided by the USOPC Archives is unevaluated and/or undetermined.
b. It is up to the Requestor to determine whether an item is protected by copyright or in the public domain, and then satisfy any copyright or use restrictions before publishing or distributing materials provided from the USOPC Archives.
c. It is likewise up to the Requester to obtain permission from individuals featured in photographs to use their image and/or likeness.
d. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond what is allowed by fair use or other exemptions requires written permission from the copyright holder, and the responsibility to secure said permission rests solely with the requestor, not the USOPC.