Terms of use

These terms of use apply to your access and use of our website, sarmaya.in. By using the website, you accept that you will be bound to the terms of use in full. If you do not agree to any of these terms, we request you to cease your access/use of our website. If you have any questions about the terms stated below, you can contact us using the details set out below

  1. Sarmaya Arts Foundation (Sarmaya).

  2. Sarmaya reserves the right to may update these terms so we recommend that you should check them regularly. The date of the last update and/or amendment will always be stated at the bottom of these terms. Your continued use of sarmaya.in will be deemed acceptance of the updated or amended terms. If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using this website.

  3. “Sarmaya’ Content” in the terms set out on this page refer to

    • Images of the Sarmaya collections including the archival collections
    • Details of exhibits, editorials or descriptive texts
    • Audio Visual footage of the collections or any of the programmes created by Sarmaya
    • Images and texts published in catalogues, booklets, brochures by Sarmaya
    • Images and texts published in handouts, activity sheets, teachers’ resources and downloadable activity sheets and teachers’ resources on sarmaya.in and its sub domains
    • Images and texts on sarmaya.in, and its sub domains
    • Images and texts on the Sarmaya’s’ social media and digital platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn)
    • Images and texts on collaborative platforms
    • The intellectual property rights of all Sarmaya’s’ Content contained within the above-mentioned list, are owned by Sarmaya Arts Foundation (Sarmaya), and other copyright owners as specified. All content is maintained under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. (Creative CommonsAttribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International)


We support and encourage users to appreciate Sarmaya Content. Sarmaya considers the following as permitted non-commercial use of Content which can be downloaded / copied subject to the conditions described below:

  • Personal use of Content for non-commercial research and private study.
  • Educational use of Content for the purpose of teaching and instruction or by a student in course related work within an educational establishment.
  • Downloading Sarmaya copyright audio-visual Content for non-commercial offline listening or viewing.
  • Downloading and printing of Sarmaya copyright learning Content for non-commercial educational use.
  • Embedding links to Sarmaya audio-visual Content for non-commercial use, providing no Third-Party Content rights are infringed.

The following conditions apply:

  • Images cannot be published in print except as handouts for instruction for the above-mentioned purposes.
  • Images of Sarmaya collections, exhibits on display anywhere in the Sarmaya premises photographed on an individual's mobile phone or digital camera as photo or video is included under this.
  • All content must be credited as follows: © Sarmaya Arts Foundation
  • Images for use in artworks / brochures for any kind of publicity, as display aids and catalogues are subject to our commercial conditions.


If you wish to use Content for a use that is commercial or for a use not covered by the USING CONTENT ON SARMAYA ARTS FOUNDATION OR SARMAYA.IN FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, please contact our Image Acquisitions Team: connect@sarmaya.in

The Foundation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to film or photograph on its premises, or to reproduce videos or photographs or text of objects in its collections. Organisation personnel are authorized to enforce all policies and procedures included herein.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Terms of Use, you may contact us by:
Email: connect@sarmaya.in
Mailing Address: 1602, Spring Towers, Island City Center,
GD Ambedkar Marg, Dadar East, Mumbai - 400014
Maharashtra, India
Phone: +91 66391602
We will respond to all requests within 30 days.