WAGenWeb: Copyright


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Genealogy transcriptions on, from and about, Western Australia.

Copyright protects the expression of an idea and not the idea itself. For example, an idea for a board game would not be protected by copyright, but the form of expression in the written rules and playing instructions would be protected as a literary work. 

Factual information (such as historical facts and news) is considered to be in the public domain. The expression of factual information, in the form of a web page or transcript, for example, is protected by copyright. Copyright rules that apply to conventional media also apply to the Internet.

Submitted works are copyright as per the respective donor or scribe.  Archival submissions are referenced accordingly.  Please ensure to read an item's reference details prior to use.  Under no circumstance may the information be sold, electronically stored, or included in printed material where PAYMENT in any form is necessary.

(commercial use is strictly prohibited)

Linking to the WAGenWeb

To link to the WAGenWeb simply add https://sites.rootsweb.com/~auswa as a hyperlink; or select a logo from below and add the URL as a hyperlink to the picture's properties when posting to the web.  

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To select a logo place your mouse over the image and right mouse click.  Select Save Picture As (or the alternative command in non-IE browsers); save to your computer.  The image will then need to be transferred to your website's server.  When adding the logo to your homepage remember to include a hyperlink back to the WAGenWeb Website.

Hot linking is strictly prohibited.  Hot linking occurs when you place an image on your web page by linking directly to the associated image on this website, instead of saving the image to the server upon which your homepage resides.


Although the WAGenWeb Project attempts to provide accurate information it assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of data.  The WAGenWeb Project and its volunteers disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied.  Project and staff shall not be liable for any indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages arising out of the use or inability to use this website, hyper links or associated services.  Any data found to be false, malicious, libellous or defamatory will be erased from the archives.  A fair use policy applies and access to third party links is at the discretion of the individual.

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