Copyright & Reuse Conditions

Most of the information and articles and other content on this website is copyrighted with all rights reserved and may not be reused, copied, or retained in any way except under the following conditions.

Small sections of text (typically up to two sentences) may be quoted along with proper attribution and link to the source page and article name on this website.

Reuse of an article copyrighted under Creative Commons requires proper attribution and link to the source page and article name on this website as well as the other conditions described below, and articles and material with a standard copyright also require permission of the author.

Photos are original and may not be reused or copied or retained in any way.

Items that are copyrighted,, except for photos, may be copyrighted under the Creative Commons terms for CC BY-SA.  Refer to the Copyright link below each article.   

The Creative Commons terms for CC BY-SA are:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

Under the following terms:

Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.

No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

Definitions and Details of the Terms:

Attribution (give appropriate credit):

Indicate if changes are made:

Marking Guide:

Same License:

Scroll to FAQ “Combining and Adapting CC Material”, then to “If I derive or adapt material offered under a Creative Commons license, which CC license(s) can I use?”

Technological Measures:

Scroll down to:  “Application of effective technological measures by users of CC-licensed works prohibited”

Exception or Limitation:

Scroll down to: “General License Information”, then to “Do Creative Commons licenses affect exceptions and limitations to copyright, such as fair dealing and fair use?”

Publicity, Privacy, or Moral Rights:

You may need to get additional permissions before using the material as you intend.