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This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you. New creations can only be redistributed under the identical terms through SharingTree at no charge (free). No other forms of redistribution are allowed.
You are free to:
Share — Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format through SharingTree using the same Collaborative copyright.
Adapt — Remix, transform, and build upon the material.
Under the following terms:
Attribution (BY) — You must add adapted content using the “Add a Collab” functionality provided through SharingTree. This will insure that appropriate credit, and a link to the original work is provided.
NonCommercial (NC) — You may not use the material for commercial purposes or charge for any derivative work.
ShareAlike (SA) — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
Limited Redistribution (LR) - If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material through any other medium or format except those provided by SharingTree using the “Add a Collab” functionality.
By exercising the Licensed Rights (defined below), You accept and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this the Collaborative copyright as defined by SharingTree below. To the extent this License may be interpreted as a contract, You are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of Your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants You such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
Section 1 – Definitions.
Adapted Material means material subject to Copyright and Similar Rights that is derived from or based upon the Licensed Material and in which the Licensed Material is translated, altered, arranged, transformed, or otherwise modified in a manner requiring permission under the Copyright and Similar Rights held by the Licensor. For purposes of this Collaborative License, where the Licensed Material is a musical work, performance, or sound recording, Adapted Material is always produced where the Licensed Material is synched in timed relation with a moving image.
Copyright and Similar Rights means copyright and/or similar rights closely related to copyright including, without limitation, performance, broadcast, sound recording, and without regard to how the rights are labeled or categorized.
Effective Technological Measures means those measures that, in the absence of proper authority, may not be circumvented under laws fulfilling obligations under Article 11 of the WIPO Copyright Treaty adopted on December 20, 1996, and/or similar international agreements.
Exceptions and Limitations means fair use, fair dealing, and/or any other exception or limitation to Copyright and Similar Rights that applies to Your use of the Licensed Material.
Licensed Material means the artistic or literary work, database, or other material to which the Licensor applied this Collaborative License.
Licensed Rights means the rights granted to You subject to the terms and conditions of this Collaborative License, which are limited to all Copyright and Similar Rights that apply to Your use of the Licensed Material and that the Licensor has authority to license.
Licensor means the individual(s) or entity(ies) granting rights under this Collaborative License.
NonCommercial means not primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage or monetary compensation.
Share means to provide material to the public only through SharingTree and redistribution of the material through any other means or process is prohibited. Prohibited redistribution examples include but are not limited to reproduction, public display, public performance, distribution, dissemination, communication, or importation, or to make material available to the public so members of the public may access the material from a place and at a time individually chosen by them.
You means the individual or entity exercising the Licensed Rights under this Collaborative License. Your has a corresponding meaning.
Section 2 – Scope.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Collaborative License, the Licensor hereby grants You an irrevocable license to exercise the Licensed Rights in the Licensed Material to reproduce and Share the Licensed Material, in whole or in part, for NonCommercial purposes through SharingTree.
Term. The term of this Collaborative License is specified in Section 5(a).
Media and formats; technical modifications allowed. The Licensor authorizes You to exercise the Licensed Rights in all media and formats whether now known or hereafter created, and to make technical modifications necessary to do so provided distribution is solely limited to SharingTree.
Offer from the Licensor – Licensed Material. Every recipient of the Licensed Material automatically receives an offer from the Licensor to exercise the Licensed Rights under the terms and conditions of this Collaborative License.
No endorsement. Nothing in this CollaborativeLicense constitutes or may be construed as permission to assert or imply that You are, or that Your use of the Licensed Material is, connected with, or sponsored, endorsed, or granted official status by the Licensor.
Moral rights, such as the right of integrity, are not licensed under this CollaborativeLicense, nor are publicity, privacy, and/or other similar personality rights; however, to the extent possible, the Licensor waives and/or agrees not to assert any such rights held by the Licensor to the limited extent necessary to allow You to exercise the Licensed Rights, but not otherwise.
Patent and trademark rights are not licensed under this Collaborative License.
To the extent possible, the Licensor waives any right to collect royalties from You for the exercise of the Licensed Rights, whether directly or through a collecting society under any voluntary or waivable statutory or compulsory licensing scheme. In all other cases the Licensor expressly reserves any right to collect such royalties, including when the Licensed Material is used other than for NonCommercial purposes.
Section 3 – License Conditions.
Your exercise of the Licensed Rights is expressly made subject to the following conditions.
For the avoidance of doubt, You do not have permission under this Collaborative License to Share Adapted Material except through the services provided by SharingTree.
Section 4 – Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability.
Unless otherwise separately undertaken by the Licensor, to the extent possible, the Licensor offers the Licensed Material as-is and as-available, and makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the Licensed Material, whether express, implied, statutory, or other. This includes, without limitation, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, absence of latent or other defects, accuracy, or the presence or absence of errors, whether or not known or discoverable. Where disclaimers of warranties are not allowed in full or in part, this disclaimer may not apply to You.
To the extent possible, in no event will the Licensor be liable to You on any legal theory (including, without limitation, negligence) or otherwise for any direct, special, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, exemplary, or other losses, costs, expenses, or damages arising out of this CollaborativeLicense or use of the Licensed Material, even if the Licensor has been advised of the possibility of such losses, costs, expenses, or damages. Where a limitation of liability is not allowed in full or in part, this limitation may not apply to You.
The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability provided above shall be interpreted in a manner that, to the extent possible, most closely approximates an absolute disclaimer and waiver of all liability.
Section 5 – Term and Termination.
This Collaborative License applies for the term of the Copyright and Similar Rights licensed here. However, if You fail to comply with this Collaborative License, then Your rights under this Collaborative License terminate automatically.
Where Your right to use the Licensed Material has terminated under Section 5(a), it reinstates:
automatically as of the date the violation is cured, provided it is cured within 30 days of Your discovery of the violation; or
upon express reinstatement by the Licensor.
For the avoidance of doubt, this Section 5(b) does not affect any right the Licensor may have to seek remedies for Your violation of this Collaborative License.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Licensor may also offer the Licensed Material under separate terms or conditions or stop distributing the Licensed Material at any time; however, doing so will not terminate this Collaborative License.
Sections 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7 survive termination of this CollaborativeLicense.
Section 6 – Other Terms and Conditions.
The Licensor shall not be bound by any additional or different terms or conditions communicated by You unless expressly agreed.
Any arrangements, understandings, or agreements regarding the Licensed Material not stated herein are separate from and independent of the terms and conditions of this Collaborative License.
Section 7 – Interpretation.
For the avoidance of doubt, this Collaborative License does not, and shall not be interpreted to, reduce, limit, restrict, or impose conditions on any use of the Licensed Material that could lawfully be made without permission under this Collaborative License.
To the extent possible, if any provision of this CollaborativeLicense is deemed unenforceable, it shall be automatically reformed to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable. If the provision cannot be reformed, it shall be severed from this Collaborative License without affecting the enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions.
No term or condition of this Collaborative License will be waived and no failure to comply consented to unless expressly agreed to by the Licensor.
Nothing in this Collaborative License constitutes or may be interpreted as a limitation upon, or waiver of, any privileges and immunities that apply to the Licensor or You, including from the legal processes of any jurisdiction or authority.