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Acceptable Use Policy for
WTAMU College Algebra Tutorials




Copyright allows legal protection for original works that are both published and unpublished.  It gives the owner of  copyright the exclusive right and also the right to authorize others to basically reproduce, distribute copies of, and display or perform copyrighted material.  It is illegal to violate copyright laws.  However, there are limitations to these rights as discussed in the Fair Use section. 

All contents of the WTAMU College Algebra Tutorials are copyrighted (C) 2002 - 2011, by WTAMU and Kim Seward. All rights reserved.

Throughout this website, we link to various outside sources.  WTAMU and Kim Seward do not have any ownership to any of these outside websites and cannot give you permission to make any kind of copies of anything found at any of these websites that we link to.  It is purely for you to link to for information or fun as you go through the study session.  Each of these websites have a copy right clause that you need to read carefully if you are wanting to do anything other than go to the website and read it.  We discourage any illegal use of the webpages found at these sites. 



Fair Use

Fair Use is a privilege.  It allows users to copyright for such purposes as criticism, comment, news reporting, research, teaching and scholarship without permission of the owner.  However, the law is vague on this issue and Fair Use is determined on a case by case basis.  The law offers four factors to consider: (1) the purpose of the use, including a non-profit educational purpose; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) Êthe the amount of copying; and (4) the effect of the copying on the potential market for, or value of, the original work.  But, when in doubt, get copy right permission. 



Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property is the legal ownership of one's ideas.  It prohibits others from passing off your idea as their idea.  A common example is plagiarism. 




Last revised on August 7, 2011 by Kim Seward.
All contents copyright (C) 2002 - 2011, WTAMU and Kim Seward. All rights reserved.