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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 licenses:


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 license text and images used here are by TohaToha Aotearoa Commons, and are licensed 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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