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The Copyright Act 1994, its amendments, and intellectual property guidelines for Wintec students & staff

Creative Commons Trademark

 What is Creative Commons?

 Creative Commons is a system of Copyright licensing that allows the legal use and reuse of media. When you see a Creative Commons license, it means that the copyright holder of that work has decided to share their work with you—and with everyone else.

There are six different Creative Commons licences, each with their own limitations and requirements. You can find out more about the licences on the Creative Commons Aotearoa's licences page.


Before using a work, always make sure you are using it in accordance with the terms of its Creative Commons licence. Otherwise, you may be violation of copyright.

Much of the licence text and images used here is by Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand, and is licenced under CC BY 3.0 Attribution. Some has been altered by the Wintec Library for clarity. Some of this material is based on material at which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported licence.
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