Copyright policy

Access to and use of any and all text, artwork, photographs and other files and data on this web site (the “Site”) are subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. Copyright laws protect the Site’s software, documentation, electronic text and image files, audio and video clips, and other material, including reproductions of works of art licensed to Elke Lutgerink by third parties (the “Licensed Works”)¹; other restrictions may also apply. Elke Lutgerink retains all rights, including copyright, in data, image, text, and any other information contained in the Site (except for the Licensed Works) which are referred to collectively herein as the “Material(s).” Copyright and other proprietary rights in the Materials may be held by individuals and/or entities other than the artist. Elke Lutgerink expressly prohibits the copying, display, publication, distribution, modification, or exploitation for commercial or other purposes of any protected Material(s) on the Site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, and as described below.

2. Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected Material(s) for limited, purely non-commercial education purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print data, text, image or other files included in the Materials may do so without the artist’s prior express permission. Users must, however, cite the author and source of this material as they would material from any printed or other work, and the citations should include the URL “”. Elke Lutgerink does not warrant or represent that use of Material(s) displayed on the Site will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned or affiliated with the artist.

3. Any party wishing to use any of the data, text, image or other files included in the Materials from the Site, for purposes other than fair use as defined by law, must request and receive prior written approval, use the contact form to obtain the address information.

Permission for such use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of the artist. A usage fee may be involved depending on the type and nature of the proposed use.

4. Without limiting the foregoing, all Materials on the Site are provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and/or non-infringement.

5. Many of the trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively, “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, are registered and/or unregistered marks of Elke Lutgerink. The Trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this Site. Nothing contained in the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks displayed on the Site without written permission of the artist or any third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site.

Privacy & security

Thank you for visiting the Elke Lutgerink website and reviewing our privacy policy. The artist does not collect individually identifiable information about visitors to our website (e.g., name, address, e-mail, etc.) unless you choose to provide that information to us. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and how we use it.

Information on this website is presented purely for educational and informational purposes. Your use of this website is subject to the provisions of this privacy policy, as well as the terms and conditions set forth in the Copyright Notice.
We cannot guarantee the website will be error-free. However, we will make every reasonable effort to make content accurate, reliable and complete. This includes correcting any errors that are brought to our attention.

Elke Lutgerink is committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of all our Web visitors. The website collects information throughout this website for several different purposes, which are explained below.

Viewing the Website
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our website, we automatically gather and store the following information about your visit. This information is used to develop statistics that guide us in making improvements and enhancements to the website. The information is stored and used in the aggregate only, and is not used to contact you personally:

• The IP address from which you access our website
• The date and time you access our website
• The pages, files, documents and links that you visit
• The Internet address of the website from which you linked to our website
• The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
• The type of browser and operating system used to access our website
• The type of Plug-in and Plug-in version on the system

Also, when you perform a search within the website, Elke Lutgerink may record certain information regarding your search and use that information to, among other things, solve technical problems with the website and to calculate overall usage statistics.
This information is stored for the Museum’s use only. Elke Lutgerink does not sell, rent, or offer the foregoing information to third parties.

Cookies uses technology known as “cookies” to track usage patterns, traffic trends and user behaviour, as well as to record other information from the website. For certain services provided on this website, cookies allow us to save information locally so that you will not have to re-enter it the next time you visit. Many content adjustments and customer service improvements are made based on the data derived from cookies. The information we collect from cookies will not be used to create profiles of users and will only be used in aggregate form. Users should be aware that the contracts with third party vendors for services that require the sharing of non-personally identifiable information collected via cookies.

Sending Us Personal Information
If you send us personal information—by submitting an e-mail, completing an online form or survey, requesting materials or information will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request. We may also use it to contact you to provide information about other activities, programs, membership and fundraising opportunities, products and special events that may interest you. You may opt-out of having your information used by the website for these purposes, or you may update your contact information anytime, by contacting us via the contactform

Moreover, when we send you communications regarding Elke Lutgerink programs and activities, you will always have an immediate opportunity to decline further communications by alerting the contact specified in the e-mail that you wish us to remove you from the list that contains your name.
Elke Lutgerink does not sell, exchange or release website visitors’ names, e-mail addresses or other individually identifying information to third parties.

Elke Lutgerink’s website may provide links to third-party websites that may offer various products, services, and/or information. You should be aware that your use of these third-party websites may be subject to separate terms and conditions, information collection practices, and other provisions. Elke Lutgerink does not endorse, nor is it responsible for, any of the products, services, or content offered in any third-party sites. Before using any third-party service, it shall be your sole responsibility to conduct whatever investigation you deem necessary and appropriate.

Revisions to Our Web Policies
Please note that the Museum may revise its privacy policy at any time. Occasionally, changes in technology, functionality, content we provide, laws and/or Museum policy may require us to revise policies and practices on this page. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy. Your continued use of the site shall constitute your acceptance of any such changes to this policy.