FAQ 29: Can we reproduce news and material from your site?

FAQ 29: Can we reproduce news and material from your site?

Yes, of course - with proper acknowledgment to the source and author, a visible web-link back to us, and maintaining all links contained in the original (unless we have agreed otherwise). This applies to recognised not-for-profit organisations and allied groups only.

(Commercial organisations and those deriving financial profit from our services are required to pay for the use of material. Please contact us for details.)

The 'Creative Commons' agreement which applies to most of our material (except where we are constrained by third-party agreements) is a way of separating out the moral rights of copyright ownership and use from its over-commercialised aspects.

If the CC terms are at the bottom of the piece, and are not qualified by a further copyright notice on the specific piece you are looking at, please simply follow the terms it sets out. You do not need to contact us, though its always good to hear when people are using our material.

***However, please note that there are some features on the website which, in addition to being marked with a © sign, state that they cannot be reproduced without explicit written permission. Please respect these.***

Naturally, we retain full rights over this site as a whole.

We do utilise copyright material from other sources by agreement, under fair use, Creative Commons, and with proper acknowledgment -- always with any orginal copyright and attribution maintained, and not for commercial purposes.

We support the spirit and approach of the ‘copyleft’ movement – the practice of using copyright law to remove restrictions on distributing copies and modified versions of a work for others, where appropriate, and requiring that the same freedoms be preserved in modified versions. Copyleft is commonly implemented by a license and is applied to works such as computer software, documents, music, and art.

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