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This page details the specific copyright law that applies to the content of the Supras Consult website, specifically licensing arrangements.


This website is owned Supras Consult. All the material available herein that is produced by Supras Consult is also copyrighted by Supras Consult (for details cf. “Licensing” below).

Any copyrighted material on the Supras Consult website is distributed without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only (see United States Title 17 U.S.C. section 107, more information).

Material available on this website produced by third parties may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the respective authors and/or publishers.


The content, in the form of various media, available on this website is licensed by Creative Commons. The philosophy and approach to copyright used by Creative Commons’ is founded upon four key concepts: (1) The public domain – the body of creative material unfettered by any law, (2) The commons – resources that are not divided into individual bits of property, and Creative Commons aspires to cultivate a commons in which people are free to reuse ideas, words and images without asking permission because such permission has already been granted, (3) Open content – Creative Commons aims to create a menu of license provision that build upon free software and that people can combine to make their work available, and (4) Intellectual property conservancies – this will serve to protect works of special public value from exclusionary private ownership and also from obsolescence due to neglect or technological change (more).

The complete content of this website – including text and images – is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution–NonCommercial–NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license. Under this license you are free to:

You may do so under the following three conditions:

You must attribute the work in the manner described by the author or licensor (but not in any what suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work,
You may not use this work for commercial purposes, and
No derivate works
You may not alter, transform or build upon this work.


  1. The general license applies to the text available on the website. However, for the images a specific license applies,
  2. The legal term “work” used in the license refers to the website and/or its constituent elements, including text and images,
  3. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page,
  4. Attribution of this work should be done using the available citation format,
  5. Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder,
  6. Nothing in this license impairs or restricts the author’s moral rights,
  7. This license is available in a number of languages, and
  8. The above Commons Deed is not a license. It is simply a handy reference to – and expression of some of the key terms of – the Legal Code (the full license).