Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License

The MRCT Center licenses all of its material on under a Creative Common license: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Under this license, you are allowed to do the following:

  • Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Remix, transform, and build upon the material

However, if you do so, you must follow the license terms:

You must do the following:

  • Give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.
  • Use the material for non-commercial purposes only (which means there is no payment of monetary compensation in connection with the use of the materials).
  • If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

You are NOT allowed to do the following:

  • Use the materials for commercial purposes, which means intended for monetary compensation.
  • Apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything that the license permits.

The above is an easy-to-read summary. The full legal text of the license is available here.

Example statements of how to give appropriate credit

Using MRCT Center materials where you have not changed anything:

MRCT Center Return of Aggregate Results to Participants Toolkit Version 3.1  by MRCT Center is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Using MRCT Center materials where you have changed something:

“My Return of Results Summary” is a derivative of MRCT Center Return of Aggregate Results to Participants Toolkit Version 3.1  by MRCT Center licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. “My Return of Results Summary” is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 by XYZ.

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