Permissions, Copyrights, Credits etc.

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J.M. Garg

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Aug 5, 2011, 12:40:40 AM8/5/11
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Dear members,
After much discussion among moderators, we have modified instructions on these issues at eFI website home page (https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/) as below: 
 
"Permission of the photographer & members has to be taken for any use of these pictures/ materials available at this website. However, this website or efloraofindia e-group will in no way be responsible in any way if any of pictures of a poster is misused by any  person/ institution etc. Issue has to be sorted out by the poster concerned directly with person/ institution etc. If any of the efloraofindia e-group members, doesn't want his/ her posted pictures & materials/ observations to be incorporated on this website, he may not join the e-group or withdraw from it immediately.
 
Due credits and proper reference is to be given to the efloraofindia group wherever contents of the group are reproduced. For photos to be reproduced, prior permission to be taken from the owners. A mail to itp...@googlegroups.com notifying use of efloraofindia contents, is much appreciated."

If there are any suggestions for improvement etc., pl. let us know.
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 9, 2011, 12:58:54 AM8/9/11
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Issues has further fine tuned & modified as below:
"Permission of the owner has to be taken for any use of material except the text contents (which comes under Cc-by license-Licensees may copy, distribute, display and perform the work and make derivative works based on it only if they give the author or licensor the credits in the manner specified by these) available at this website or efloraofindia e-group. However, this website or efloraofindia e-group will in no way be responsible for any misuse. Issue has to be sorted out by the owner directly with concerned person/ institution etc. If any of the efloraofindia e-group members, doesn't want his/ her posted pictures, materials, observations etc. to be incorporated on this website, he/ she may withdraw from the e-group immediately or refrain from sharing such copyrighted pictures, contents etc. with the group. 
 
Due credit is to be given in the name of efloraofindia group & efloraofindia website along with mentioning the web addresses wherever any contents of the group/ website are used. A mail to itp...@googlegroups.com notifying use of efloraofindia contents is much appreciated."


You may like to see the modified pages in this regard:
 
This is for the information of all concerned.
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