Marin County Genealogical Society
 

Marin County Genealogical Society Copyright Policy

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to protect the intellectual property of the Marin County Genealogical Society and any material which is produced exclusively by the Marin County Genealogical Society and its members or submitted to the Marin County Genealogical Society by its members or any other person or group.

Policy

It is the policy of the Marin County Genealogical Society to provide information on the Internet.  In keeping with this policy, data, files or articles published or posted on the Internet by the Marin County Genealogical Society may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as the following message remains on all copied material.

"These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or for presentation by other persons or organizations. Data, files, articles, etc. may be printed or copied for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for purposes other than stated above must obtain the written consent of the file contributor or the author of the article and the Marin County Genealogical Society".

Procedures

The following copyright statements will appear in all material published by the Marin County Genealogical Society.

In all books/articles/or printed publication:

"This {book/article/or printed publication title} is published and copyright {insert year} by the Marin County Genealogical Society {insert Library of Congress Catalog Number here if appropriate}".

"No part of this book/article/publication may be reproduced without expressed written consent of the Marin County Genealogical Society.

Brief passages may be quoted for purposes of review in publications where genealogical books are usually reviewed.

Blanket permission is hereby granted to reproduce any or all of this publication for the convenience of Marin County Genealogical Society members or others who may request such copies for purpose of genealogical research. A copy of the title page and the copyright page shall in all cases be included with the reproduction".

Website and Pages:

-1.  The following statement will appear on each web page belonging to the Marin County Genealogical Society.

"Copyright {insert year} Marin County Genealogical Society. All rights reserved."

-2.  The following statement will appear with each article and/or data provided on the Marin County Genealogical Society web site and/or other electronic medium.

"PERMISSION TO REPRINT articles from any of the Marin County Genealogical Society's electronic medium is granted unless specifically stated otherwise, PROVIDED: (1) the reprint is used for non-commercial, educational purposes; and (2) the following notice appears at the end of the article:

Written by {author's name, e-mail address, and URL, if given}. Previously published by Marin County Genealogical Society {insert date of publication}.

Marin County Genealogical Society: www.maringensoc.org"

Approved by Marin County Genealogical Society Board of Directors, March 10, 2010.

Updated:  March 11, 2010

 
 
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