When you Copy Please Attribute!
Free to use content, note that some materials require permission.
All original content on the Globcal International website is copyright protected under claim as our original work, especially items like logos, artwork, drawings, original articles and structured metadata. Copyright protects us as the user and creator of original creative works.
Other items such as ebooks, videos, recordings, documents, and other confidential information is our community property (library) and can be used freely by our members, some can be used publicly.
General reference materials, social media, borrowed work and contributed work is cc-wiki (aka cc-by-sa) licensed, intended to be shared and remixed by the public. We even provide all our data as a convenient data dump, seeded by us.
Our cc-wiki licensing, while intentionally permissive, does require attribution.
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, are eluded to as your creation or your use of the work).
So let us clarify what we mean by attribution. If you republish this content, we require that you:
- Visually indicate that the content is from the Globcal International, Ecology Crossroads or one of our brand or ideal named social media campaigns or pages in some way. It doesn’t have to be obnoxious; a discreet text blurb is fine, yes you can use just the simple names representing us like 'Globcal' or 'Ecology Crossroads' if you wish.
- Hyperlink directly to the original resource on the source site (e.g., https://www.globcal.net/resources)
- Show the author name if known or stated.
- Hyperlink each author name directly back to their user profile page on the source site (e.g., https://lastname.globcal.net)
This is about the spirit of fair attribution. Attribution to the website, and more importantly, to the individuals who so generously contributed their time to create that content in the first place!
Anyway, we hope that clears up any confusion — feel free to remix and reuse to your heart’s content, as long as a good faith effort is made to attribute the content!