Copyright Policy

All content on this website, meaning all material presented under earthville.org (including text, photos, graphics, audio, video, etc.), is copyright the Earthville Network (unless otherwise indicated on a per-item basis). All rights reserved for digital media (photos, graphic images, audio, video, etc.). Some rights reserved for textual elements.

This means most of the text from this website may be used freely for noncommercial purposes, subject to certain provisions defined in the “fine print” below, but most digital media from this website may not be reproduced in any manner without explicit written permission from the Earthville Network (except for certain educational and charitable purposes as described below).

The Fine Print: Digital Media

All digital media elements of this website (including but not limited to photography, video, audio, graphic images, and the graphic design of the website itself, but excluding plain text), unless otherwise indicated on a per-item basis, are copyright the Earthville Network, all rights reserved, and may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from the Earthville Network, except to make a single copy for your own personal, private, noncommercial use, or to make a limited number of copies for educational use within a public/nonprofit educational institution or for internal use by a charitable organization.

Any copies made for educational or charitable purposes as allowed above must include the following copyright statement: “The source of this material is the website of the Earthville Network: [insert webpage URL here]. The copyright for this material is owned by the Earthville Network, all rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced in any form without explicit written permission from the Earthville Network.”

Digital media from this website may not be broadcast or reproduced in whole or in part on any other website, blog, peer-to-peer sharing service, or other network, or in any other publicly accessible way, for any purpose, without explicit written permission from the Earthville Network.

Under no circumstances may digital media from this website be used commerciallywithout explicit written permission from the Earthville Network.

The Fine Print: Textual Material

All textual elements of this website (and possibly certain specific digital media elements if so specified on a per-item basis) are copyright the Earthville Network, some rights reserved, published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license. This means that you may use and reproduce any textual material from this website (and possibly certain digital media elements that might be published explicitly under this license from time to time and tagged as such) for noncommercial purposes provided that you clearly attribute such material to the Earthville Network as the author and include the URL (website address) of the specific page on the Earthville website where the material was originally published (or, if work is drawn from more than one page, specify the URL of the first/main page).

If you do reproduce any textual content from this website, you must include the following license information:

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This work by the Earthville Network is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The work was originally published on the Earthville Network’s website at [insert the webpage address (URL) of the original work here]. For additional details or permissions beyond the scope of this license, see www.earthville.org/about/legal/copyright.

Derivative Works: You may also create derivative works based on the textual material covered by this Creative Commons license provided that you (a) attribute the work as described above and (b) publish any such derivative works under the same Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license (or the most similar license applicable in your country). If you do publish or distribute any derivative work based on any textual material from this website, you must include the following license information in your derivative works:

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This derivative work is based on an original work by the Earthville Network licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The original work was entitled [insert title of article or webpage here] and was originally published on the Earthville Network’s website at [insert the webpage address (URL) of the original work here]. For additional details or permissions beyond the scope of this license, see www.earthville.org/about/legal/copyright.

Questions?

If you have questions about our copyright policies, or if you would like to request permission to reproduce material from this website in a manner other than those allowed above, please contact us here.

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