Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions to access the Portuguese Web Archive.
The present Terms and Conditions regulate the conditions applicable to the usage of the Portuguese Web Archive (PWA) and the site that supports it.
If you do not agree with the present Terms and Conditions, please do not use the PWA.
The acronym of the Portuguese Web Archive, a service provided through the address http://www.arquivo.pt and managed by FCT|FCCN.
Its scope is the periodic archiving of Portuguese content made publicly available on the internet and subsequently making it available to the public through an integrated search engine.
Conditions of usage
Access to the contents is available free-of-charge and is intended to support for work of an educational, scientific or research nature. Use for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden.
Whenever the users reproduce or divulge part or all of the contents to which they have access through www.arquivo.pt, they must, as well as complying with the present Terms and Conditions, cite the PWA as a source and mention the date on which the contents were accessed, according to the following format: [source: Arquivo.pt - the Portuguese Web Archive, www.arquivo.pt, dd/mm/yyyy].
Users must scrupulously comply with the applicable law, including but not exclusively, in the field of Copyright. Users are fully responsible for any breach of law or unlawful use of the content.
The accessed contents may not be used for commercial purposes or for distribution, nor may they be modified or forwarded to other sites, except if there is a legal provision to the contrary.
Limitation of Liability
FCT|FCCN is not responsible for the complete exactitude, completeness or updating of any contents, except if it has acted in a fraudulent or grossly negligent manner.
FCT|FCCN is not responsible for the contents that the user has access through www.arquivo.pt, nor for the use that is made of these contents.
FCT|FCCN is not responsible for the possible cancellation or suspension of the PWA, namely if this results from a law, a judicial decision or an alteration of the FCT|FCCN strategic policy.
If FCT|FCCN has knowledge that it is storing contents that are manifestly illegal, it will proceed according to the terms of the Decree Law nr. 7/2004 of 7 January, making access to these impossible.
For the effects foreseen in the previous point, whenever the users have knowledge that a specific accessed content is illegal, they must inform the FCT|FCCN of this fact, using the contacts identified at www.arquivo.pt