Copyright Policy

   All content (images, text, and the like) on my blog is protected by a Creative Commons License.  According to this simply means:

You are free:

Under the following conditions:

  • Attribution You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  • Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
  • No Derivative Works — You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

With the understanding that:

  • Waiver — Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.
  • Public Domain — Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the license.
  • Other Rights — In no way are any of the following rights affected by the license:
    • Your fair dealing or fair use rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations;
    • The author's moral rights;
    • Rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.
  • Notice — For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page.
My Attribution Specifications:
   You must make clear what is my work, and provide a clearly visible, readable, working text URL to the page which the work or content is taken from.  This URL should be placed directly above or below my work.
Use of My Images:
   Are not to exceed 500x500 pixels when used elsewhere.  My images may not be altered in any way, except if you need to resize them smaller to fit the 500 pixel rule.  You may host my images on your own site or image hosting account, but they may not be visible to the public or openly shared.  Please do not use my images to create icons or images that would represent yourself in any way.

Use of Text:
Excerpts of my writings may be used if it is approximately 500 words or less and provides a URL to the page it came from.

In General:
Please, let me know where you are using my work.  Give me a link, show my your page, whatever it is, and let me give it a once-over so we both have peace of mind knowing that you're doing the right thing with my content!  Also, if I request that you remove my content/work from your site, please respect my wishes just as I would yours!

   Please contact me!

This page was updated on Aug 23rd, 2011 and remains valid from that date.