BNHA Terms of Use

Content about Terms of Use

This World Wide Web site is provided as a public service by the Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc., the management entity for the Baltimore National Heritage Area.

Information Ownership, Use and Distribution

Information presented on this web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied for non-commercial, scientific and educational purposes with credit to the Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc.

Photo Usage Policy

The Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc. retains the rights to all images used on Some materials have been donated or obtained from individuals or organizations and may be subject to additional restrictions on use. Permission to use images from must be obtained in writing from the Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc. Some images/graphics are used by the Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc. with permission. For other use, you may need to obtain permission from the copyright holder under copyright law.

Interested partners, government organizations, nonprofit and educational institutions may use imagery, video and audio material for educational or informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and Internet Web pages by contacting the Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc. with the following information: 1.) Name of organization requesting permission; 2.) Contact person including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address; 3.) Intended use of photo (i.e. web, publication, slide show); and, 4.) duration of use.

System Monitoring

This system is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

Content Accuracy, Completeness, and Usability of Information

Information served here comes from a wide array of state, federal, regional, local, industrial, academic, and stakeholder partners. Partners make every effort to provide and maintain accurate, complete, usable, and timely information on our web site.

Links to Web Pages

You are welcome to make a link to any of the web pages we have published on the Internet. There is no need to request permission. We will identify material we use from sources outside of the Baltimore Heritage Area Association and request others do the same when using information published by this site.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The documents posted on this web site contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for the user's convenience. Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc. not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.


The Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc. and its partners nor any of their employees, contractors, or subcontractors make any warranty, expressed or implied, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or data contained within the web site. Reference within this web site to any specific commercial products, processes, or services or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc.