Privacy and Terms of Use

General Disclaimer

Content hosted and/or listed by is provided as public service to preserve digital historical documents related to the Islamic civilization. also provides links to its partner organization web sites. Each partner is responsible for the content of its web site. If you have any questions regarding the content or policies of these web sites, please contact the partner directly.

About Copyright and the Collections

Content found on the web sites is contributed by partners and contributors. Copyright questions about partner content should be directed to that partner. When publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in a partner’s collections, the user has the obligation to determine and satisfy domestic and international copyright law or other use restrictions.

More information about copyright law in World Intellectual Property Organization member states can be found at

Privacy Policy

Protecting your personal information and privacy is important to

With regard to the main web site:

  • We will only collect personal information that you voluntarily provide and will only use that information with respect to your request or otherwise for the purposes for which you submit it.
  • We will disclose personal information to a government agency only if required by law and to other outside parties only if we have first obtained your permission.
  • We do not knowingly collect information about children. If we determine that a child has submitted information, we will respond then delete any identifying information provided in the child’s submission.
  • uses third-party plugins and other tools to increase its functionality. Moreover, some of sites may have their own policies of terms of use and privacy, please review these policies as provided and updated by the providers.
  • We have implemented safeguards to protect any information collected.

Information Collected for Tracking (Cookies)

To provide the best possible experience for our web users, we may collect and store non-personally identifiable information. This information allows us to learn how to improve our web site design. It is never used for commercial marketing purposes. The sites uses a third-party persistent cookie to collect information about how the site is used. “Cookies” are small files that a web site transfers to your computer to allow the sites to remember specific information. If you do not want cookies to be transferred to your computer, you may choose to opt out of their use by modifying your browser options. While you will still be able to access most features of the sites, certain features may not work as well or may be unavailable to you.

Some pages on may include web content or functionality from third parties, such as an embedded Twitter timeline, Google analytics, etc. These third parties may use web measurement and customization technologies (such as cookies) in conjunction with the provision of this content or functionality. You should consult the privacy policies of these third parties for further information.

Linking to Sites

If you link to a site, requests that your link be presented in a manner that does not create the impression that the is making an express or implied endorsement of any good or service provided on your web site, and that the link is presented in a manner that clearly indicates that the user is leaving one site and accessing another.