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Terms of use

The McCord Stewart Museum has created and maintains this website in support of its mission. Materials (texts, images, videos) on this website were produced and/or compiled by McCord Stewart Museum for the purposes of providing the public with information on designers, manufacturers, retailers, organizations, and events that have left a mark on fashion created in Quebec through the industry’s history. Access to and use of this website and its contents are subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws.

Terms & Conditions

The EncycloFashionQC website comprises and contains copyrighted works. Copyright in such works remains with the McCord Stewart Museum or other copyright owners. The works are protected by the Copyright Act, and the regulations thereunder, and by similar laws in other countries. Information on this website has been posted with the intent that it be available for non-commercial, private and educational use only. Downloaded material must not be modified, must retain any associated copyright or other proprietary notices, and must acknowledge the source of the material. Users must adhere to any additional terms and restrictions that may appear on individual pages of the website. All other uses are prohibited without the express written authorization of the McCord Stewart Museum or the copyright owner. Permission is granted on a case-by-case basis and at the sole discretion of the McCord Museum.

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Third-Party Materials

The McCord Stewart Museum has taken all reasonable efforts to ensure that materials, for which copyright belongs to others, are reproduced on the EncycloFashionQC website with the full consent of the copyright owners. McCord Stewart Museum does not warrant that the use of materials displayed in the website will not infringe the rights of third parties. Such works may not be used in any form; they may not be copied or downloaded without prior permission from the third party.

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The trademarks of third parties may be displayed on the website and are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained in this website grants, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any Trademark displayed on the website without written permission of the third party owner of the Trademark.


This website may contain links to third party websites. McCord Stewart Museum is not responsible for any content of any linked website. McCord Stewart Museum provides these links as a convenience only, and a link does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or any affiliation with the linked website

Warranty, disclaimer, limitation of liability

You acknowledge that use of EncycloFashionQC, and its content, is at your sole risk. EncycloFashionQC is not warranted to be error free or uninterrupted, and there is no warranty as to the results obtained through use of EncycloFashionQC. EncycloFashionQC is made available on an AS IS basis. There are no warranties or covenants of any kind, either expressed or implied, in respect to the use of the Website and its content. Neither the Museum nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering EncycloFashionQC, or the content thereon, will be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages arising in respect of EncycloFashionQC. In no event will the Museum be liable in any amount for any breach of the Terms of Use.

The McCord Museum Stewart denies all responsibility for the way(s) in which users use this site. Moreover, the Museum is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of information provided by sources external to the Museum.


You indemnify the Museum for any and all losses, liabilities, damages or expenses, including solicitor and client legal fees and expenses, relating to any claim, lawsuit or proceeding against the Museum incurred in connection with: (a) any acts by you or your agents or materials or information, including User Content, submitted, posted and/or published by you in connection with EncycloFashionQC; and (b) any violation by you of these Terms of Use.

Revision of the Terms of Use

The Museum may revise and update the Terms of Use at any time in response to changes in the law, policy or at the discretion of the Museum.

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

By using the Website, you signify your assent to the Terms of Use as stated. Your continued use of the Website, following any revision to the Terms of Use, means you also assent to these changes.


The legal terms of this text were found on Collection X , produced by the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Glenbow Museum.