What are the available license under Creative Commons?
There are six different Creative Commons licenses: CC BY, CC BY-SA, CC BY-NC, CC BY-ND, CC BY-NC-SA, CC BY-NC-ND. The letter pairs indicate conditions for use.
Can Creative Commons images be used commercially?
CC BY: This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, so long as attribution is given to the creator. The license allows for commercial use.
Can you use Creative Commons material without permission?
No. CC offers its licenses, code, and tools to the public free of charge, without obligation. You do not need to register with Creative Commons to apply a CC license to your material; it is legally valid as soon as you apply it to any material you have the legal right to license.
What are the 4 types of Creative Commons license conditions?
Each CC license is made up of one or more of four license elements: Attribution (BY), Share Alike (SA), NonComercial (NC) and No Derivatives (ND).
Does Creative Commons mean copyright free?
CC just provides voluntary tools to let creators manage their own copyright. You can do anything you want with CC materials. CC materials are not free of copyright. The creator of the work does not lose their copyright in the work, but rather chooses to share the work with the public under certain conditions.
What are examples of Creative Commons?
For more information on how to attribute a work, see information guide, ‘How to Attribute Creative Commons Material’. Any use of the work must be for non-commercial purposes only. For example, file sharing, educational use and film festivals are all allowed, but advertising and for-profit uses are not.
What does a Creative Commons Licence allow you to do?
CC licences allow the creator of the work to select how they want others to use the work. When a creator releases their work under a CC licence, members of the public know what they can and can’t do with the work.
What images can I use without permission?
Discover six types of images and how to use them online.
- Use Public Domain Images (a.k.a. ‘No Copyright’ Images) Public Domain images have no copyright because:
- Use Creative Commons Images.
- Use Stock Photos.
- Use Your Own Images.
- Use Social Media Images Only with Permission.
- Avoid Using GIFs.