DEEP: DEEP Disclaimers

Additional DEEP Disclaimers

Researchers, Copyright and DEEP's Collections and Historical Archives:

The DEEP may not own rights in its collections and historical archives. Though the DEEP may charge copying fees pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, it does not charge permission fees or grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute such materials in its collections. Permission and possible fees may be required from the copyright owner independently of the DEEP. It is the researcherís obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the DEEPís collections or historical archives. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use.
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DEEP Use of Third Party and Social Media Websites:

CT DEEPís official web site is   The DEEP may use third party sites to provide DEEP content in a different format that may be useful or interesting and is being provided consistent with the intended purpose of the DEEP web site.  However, DEEP cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by these third party sites or any other linked site.  Using a third party site does not constitute an endorsement by DEEP or any of its employees of the sponsors of the site or the information or products presented on the site.  Also, be aware that you are subject to the privacy and other policies of any third party website that is not that you visit to obtain content related to DEEP. 

Affirmative Action/ Americans with Disabilities Act

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact us at (860) 418-5910 or if you: have a disability and need a communication aid or service; have limited proficiency in English and may need information in another language; or if you wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination complaint. Any person needing a hearing accommodation may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711. Requests for accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to any agency hearing, program or event.