DKWiki:Copyrights

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The text of this site is freely licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported licence (CC-BY-SA). Reusers of the content must retain it under the same licence, ensuring it remains free.

Please read the text of Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License for full details of this licence.

CC-BY-SA[edit]

The Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported licence is a copyleft license for free content, designed by Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization.

CC-BY-SA is a "copyleft" license, meaning the content can be copied, modified, and redistributed so long as the new version grants the same freedoms to others and acknowledges the authors of the DKWiki page. DKWiki content will, therefore, will remain free forever and can be used by anybody subject to certain restrictions, most of which serve to ensure that freedom.

Wikipedia, one of the web's most popular reference works, uses CC-BY-SA. Using the same license as that site makes it easy for DKWiki users to reuse the content from Wikipedia. You must adhere to the licence when using Wikipedia content.

Image guidelines[edit]

CC-BY-SA or public domain images are strongly preferred on DKWiki when possible - with the awareness that any image from a Donkey Kong game, or of a Donkey Kong character, are not eligible for either and can only be used if their use satisfies the US doctrine of fair use. Copyright-violating images are subject to deletion. Copyright information must be added to the image description page of every uploaded image. Images and other uploaded files may be available under an alternative free license, or used under fair use guidelines.