About the re-use of EUPATI material and the Creative Commons License
We license all information on www.eupati.eu, www.toolbox.eupati.eu and learning.eupati.eu under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license.
What am I allowed to do with the EUPATI material?
By licensing our work with the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license it means that you may:
- Share— copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
- Adapt— remix, transform, and build upon the material.
- Give appropriate credit (see example statements below), you must provide the name of the creator and attribution parties, a copyright notice, a license notice, a disclaimer notice, and a link to the material.
- Provide a link to the original CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license –https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
- Indicate if you modified the material and retain an indication of previous modifications.
You may not:
- Use the licensed material for commercial purposes. Commercial use means primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage, payment or monetary compensation, which would be a violation of the license. Three examples of commercial and non-commercial use are given below
How to give appropriate credit - example statements:
Appropriate credit in the case of using EUPATI content where you have not changed anything:
- “Phases of Clinical Development” by EUPATI is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.
- “Example Publication” is a derivative of “Phases of Clinical Development” by EUPATI used under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. “Example Publication” is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 by Author.
Examples of non-commercial and commercial use
Creative Commons defines non-commercial use as – “not primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage or monetary compensation. For purposes of this Public License, the exchange of the Licensed Material for other material subject to Copyright and Similar Rights by digital file-sharing or similar means is Non-Commercial provided there is no payment of monetary compensation in connection with the exchange.” As such please see the below three examples of use and EUPATI's opinion on these.
- Example 1: ‘My company is recruiting for a clinical trial and we’d like to point our participants to EUPATI material as a resource to learn about how medicines development works, or we’d like to use EUPATI material as a base to develop material to inform participants about medicines development.’ - EUPATI’s opinion: Non-commercial.
- Example 2: ‘I want to use EUPATI material to run a non-for-profit workshop/training. I want to charge workshop participants a fee to cover the costs of hosting the workshop.’ - EUPATI’s opinion: Non-commercial. You may take contributions to cover the direct cost of workshop amenities — e.g. venue, room rent, food, drink, etc., as no ‘profit’ is being made.
- Example 3: ‘I want to use EUPATI material (or a derivative of EUPATI material) to run a workshop/training course. I want to charge participants a fee to cover the costs of the event and to make a profit. - EUPATI’s opinion: Commercial. Conferences run e.g. by professional conference organisers would be considered commercial use. Please contact email@example.com to discuss your options.
Unsure? Still have questions?
If you are unsure if your use is classed as non-commercial or within the permissions of the license, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of assumed commercial use, the EUPATI Consortium may suggest a solution, e.g. decide upon a release on a royalty basis.