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LPTS Website Copyright & Disclaimer

LPTS Website Copyright Statement

The materials on the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Web pages (including all texts, images, audio, descriptions, drawings etc.) are provided for the personal use of students, scholars, and the public. Any commercial use or publication of them without authorization is strictly prohibited. All materials are copyrighted and are not in the public domain; reproduction of these materials without permission, except for personal use, is prohibited. For permission information, please contact the LPTS Department of Communications,


The text, images and content on the website are provided “as is” without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. LPTS assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damage to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the site or your downloading of any text, images or content from the website.

This website may contain links to third party websites. The linked sites are not under the control of LPTS and LPTS is not responsible for the contents of any linked website. These links are provided as a convenience only and shall not be construed as an endorsement of the linked website by LPTS.

LPTS Copyright Policy

Federal copyright law prohibits the reproduction, distribution, public display or public performance of copyrighted materials without permission of the copyright owner, unless fair use or another exemption under copyright law applies. The LPTS community must respect the copyrights in works that are accessible through computers connected to the LPTS network. LPTS will terminate the network access of users who are found to have repeatedly infringed the copyrights of others, and may also take disciplinary action. It is illegal to download copyrighted files. If a community member’s name is requested by authorities who pursue copyright violation, it will be provided.

This collection of links on federal copyright law includes information from the U.S. Government (bold) and interpretations of these laws developed by other organizations.

Copyright Defined

Copyright Law of the United States of America and Related Laws Contained in Title 17 of the United States Code

Circular 92

Copyright Exemptions

Fair Use


Digital Millennium Copyright Act