Media-Archive History

Diego Cinquegrana Private Collection

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Diego Cinquegrana created his Media-Archive History website for the documentation, study and dissemination of historical and cultural content. Visitors are encouraged to use this website for personal, educational, research and other purposes in accordance with these Terms.

Media-Archive History is a private archive. Any use of its materials or name that distorts, minimizes, denies or glorifies the Holocaust or promotes anti-Semitism will not be tolerated. Media-Archive History reserves the right to make any recourse it deems appropriate to address such violation in accordance with these Terms.

By using this website, you agree to abide by the following Terms of Use.

I. Ownership and Intellectual Property

Diego Cinquegrana is the sole owner of all content published on its website, including but not limited to: text, images, audio, video, design, database, codes and software (“Content / s”). Diego Cinquegrana is the sole owner of the intellectual property rights and the exploitation of the Contents.

II. Restrictions on the use of content

Media-Archive History does its best to ensure that it provides accurate information on the Content. Media-Archive History cannot guarantee that all information provided regarding the Contents is correct in all circumstances or that the Contents are free from restrictions other than copyright, such as rights held by third parties or rights of publicity or privacy.

Media-Archive History is pleased to receive further information on its Content. If you have additional information on the copyright or copyright owner status of the Content, or if you have any complaints or objections to the published copyright status, please contact: ask@thegoldentorch.com a / o info@media-archive.org.

Permitted uses of the content

Please read the following carefully, including the frequently asked questions, to understand the requirements for using the Content. By using the Content, you agree that it is your sole responsibility:

Know and comply with the restrictions identified by Media-Archive History, including obtaining authorization where required;
Comply with all applicable laws, including copyright laws, when using the Content;
Obtain any necessary permissions from third parties where other rights apply, such as rights to advertising or privacy;
Determine whether your use of the Content falls under an exception to copyright law;
Understand that there may be unresolved copyright or proprietary claims associated with the Content that Media-Archive History is not aware of, and you assume all risks and liabilities associated with the use of the Content and resolve any claims arising from the use of the Content by of the user.

When using the Content, you agree to:

Mention “Diego Cinquegrana Private Collection – Media-Archive History – All rights reserved” (without abbreviations) as the source of the Content, as well as any author or other source listed with the Content and its details where present (archive reference, title, date etc.). The credit should appear next to each image or in a special section dedicated to credits, together with the website link [https://thegoldentorch.com/media-archive-history] as the source of the Content.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the use of content

1.Can I post content on my website, blog or other social media page?
Yes, subject to request and authorization and provided that you comply with these Terms of Use and are always accompanied by the appropriate credit notes.

2. Can I use the content in a research paper or other classroom work?
Yes, upon request and permission, we encourage you to cite, describe or include a copy of the Content in your research or other class projects, provided you comply with these Terms of Use.

3. Can I use the content in my lessons and lesson plans?
Yes, upon request and authorization, we invite you to use the Content for educational projects as long as you comply with these Terms of Use.

III. Brand names

The trademarks and / or logos (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered or unregistered trademarks of Media-Archive History. You may not use the Trademarks without prior written permission. Third party trademarks may also be displayed in the Content from time to time. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting a license to use any Third Party Marks displayed on this website.

IV. Third Party Websites

This website may contain links to third party websites that are not under the control of Media-Archive History. These links are provided for convenience and for informational purposes only or and do not indicate Media-Archive History’s endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation with any third party or the content of these linked websites, including any advertising that may be placed on them. Media-Archive History has no control over these linked sites. It makes no representations or warranties and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of any third party websites linking to or from the Media-Archive History website.

V. Privacy

By using the Media-Archive History website, you agree that Media-Archive History may collect, use and disclose information about you as described in the Media-Archive History Privacy Policy.

VI. Changes to these terms

Media-Archive History reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice and such changes will take effect from the date of publication. Failure by Media-Archive History to enforce any of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of these Terms.

VII. Warranties and Indemnification

Media-Archive History makes no representations of any kind regarding its website, the Content or any part of it. The website and content are provided “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, copyright ownership and / or non-infringement or other proprietary rights of third parties. Media-Archive History will not be liable for any damage or loss that may occur to you or any third party based on the use of its website and / or content. Media-Archive History may update or remove any website or Content at any time. By using the Media-Archive History website, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with these Terms of Use, including fair use. To the extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, indemnify and hold Media-Archive History harmless from all claims, causes of action, charges, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees), judgments, liabilities, losses and damages arising out of and relating to your use of the Media-Archive History website and / or any Content.

VIII. Applicable law and jurisdiction
These Terms of Use are governed by applicable law. Any claim, case, dispute, cause, action or other proceeding arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use will be brought to a court of competent jurisdiction.

IX. Other questions
For additional questions on the Media-Archive History website, please contact: ask@thegoldentorch.com a / o info@media-archive.org.

Regulations on the use of archival material

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These Regulations and the Media-Archive History price list establish the principles to guarantee users access to objects and other materials from the collections.

I. Browsing and online consultation is free.

II. The contents are made available for inspection at the Media-Archive History offices, the request must be made with 30 days notice. Consultation bookings sent by e-mail must include a declaration containing: subject of the request with archive reference and copy of the identity card.

III. Users may photograph the original objects only with the permission and in the manner indicated by Media-Archive History.

IV. Digital images of archival material, photographs and objects from the collections, also called digital copies (scans), are made available for use in all types of publications and projects: academic, exhibition, commercial, educational and cultural.

V. Digital copies of the collections are made available for a cost. A cost is charged for the preparation of digital copies of photographs / archival documents / objects in accordance with the current price list for the services.

VI. The User will receive digital copies upon payment and after completing and sending a declaration. The User will therefore acquire the right to the single use of said digital copies, exclusively for the purposes indicated in the declaration presented. Users will not be authorized to transfer the rights to use the digital copies to other third party entities or individuals.

Regulations for making digital copies available

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The Digital Images of archival material, photographs and objects from the collections, also called digital copies (scans), are made available for use in all types of publications and projects: academic, exhibition, commercial, educational and cultural.

I. Digital copies are made available through an application form sent to: ask@thegoldentorch.com a / o info@media-archive.org.
II.Digital copies of the collections are made available for a cost. A cost is charged for the preparation of digital copies of photographs / archival documents / objects in accordance with the current price list for the services. The cost depends on the quality of the scan provided and the intended use of the digital copies.
III.Users are not authorized to transfer the rights on the use of digital copies to other parties or third parties. Media-Archive History is not responsible for any unlawful or non-compliant use of digital copies for the purposes indicated in the order. In the event of a dispute, the legal responsibility – with all its consequences – lies with the User, both towards third parties and towards Media-Archive History.
IV.Digital copies are made available to the User within 14 days of sending a correctly completed request and a declaration signed by the User, unless photography and scanning are only possible at a later time, of which the User will be informed.

V. Where justified, Media-Archive History may deny consent to the supply of digital copies of the collections.

Regulations for the loan of objects

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I. Media-Archive History lends items from the collections upon written request and loan agreement.

II. The loan agreement defines all the details of the loan not contained in this regulation.

III. The loan application must be submitted at least three months before the loan date.

IV. A loan application outside of Italy must be submitted at least five months before the loan date.

V. The loan request must indicate:
A. The entity borrowing the Article,
B. Objects (author, name, inventory number),
C. The place (address) of the exhibition of the objects,
D. The period of the loan expressed at least in months and years.

VI. The decision on the loan of the Assets is made by Media-Archive History on the basis of the status of the Assets and following the evaluation of the request. In its unquestionable judgment it can approve or deny the loan.

VII. Loan Items may only be used in accordance with the purpose and for the period specified in the Agreement and must be returned at the latest on the last day set out in the Agreement.

VIII. The Borrower will bear all costs of lending the Items under the Agreement, including packaging and round-trip transportation.

IX. The Borrowing Entity has no right to lend the Items to third parties.

X. The borrower will have to display and store the lent Items with due care, in accordance with the conditions established in the Agreement and according to optimal conditions for storage.

XI. Media-Archive History reserves the right to verify the conditions of display and conservation of the Articles on loan during the period of the exhibition.

XII. The Borrower will take out nail-to-nail insurance coverage for the Items. A copy of the insurance policy must be provided to Media-Archive History at least three days prior to the day the Items are delivered.

XIII. For the duration of the transport, the Items must be packed using suitable materials that ensure maximum protection from any damage that may occur during transport.

XIV. Media-Archive History reserves the right to seek compensation for Items damaged, destroyed or lost during the loan.

XV. The borrower must immediately inform the Institute of the damage or loss of the Goods and send a detailed report on the state of the damage suffered with complete photographic documentation or a detailed report on the circumstances of the loss of the Goods. The report must be sent within three days from the occurrence of the damage.

XVI. Media-Archive History reserves the right to further inspection in the event of damage or loss of the Goods, the costs of which are borne by the borrower.

Return Policy

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Thank you for shopping at Media-Archive History.

We offer refund and/or exchange within the first 15 days of your purchase, if 15 days have passed since your purchase, you will not be offered a refund and/or exchange of any kind.

Eligibility for Refunds and Exchanges

Your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it.

The item must be in the original packaging.

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

Only regular priced items may be refunded, sale items cannot be refunded.

If the item in question was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you will receive a gift credit for the value of your return.

Exchanges (if applicable)

We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at ask@thegoldentorch.com.

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.


Send the product back to us.

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item.

Shipping costs are non-refundable! If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

Please see, we cannot guarantee that we will receive your returned item.