Falkland Historic Buildings:Copyrights

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All textual contributions to Falkland Historic Buildings are considered to be released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) licence.

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The licence

The CC BY-SA licence basically means that you are free:

  • to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work
  • to make derivative works
  • to make commercial use of the work

under the following conditions:

  • Attribution — You must give the original author credit.
  • Share Alike — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under a licence identical to this one.[1]

Contributing to this site

By contributing material to this wiki, you confirm that you agree to it being published under the CC BY-SA licence. If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly and redistributed at will, then do not submit it here. You are also promising that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource, or that it is out of copyright. In most cases, copyright in the UK lasts for 70 years from the death of the author. if you contribute material that is someone else's copyright without their permission, it is likely to be removed without warning.


Many of the photographs and other images used on this site are held on Wikimedia Commons, a repository of freely usable media files under the CC BY-SA licence. You are welcome to contribute your own images, but in doing so you promise that they are your own work (for instance that you took the photograph or made the drawing yourself) or have the express permission of the copyright owner, or that they come from a public domain source or are out of copyright.

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