Wolferos Shared Digital Media License 1.0 (WSDML)



Brief summary of this Licence.

Attribution - You must attribute the material in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your Use of the material).

Noncommercial - You may not Use this material for any commercial purposes.

Wolferos Authorised Projects Only - You may not convert or adapt this material to be used in other projects than Wolferos Authorised Projects.

License Restrictions - You may not, and you may not permit anyone else to remove, obscure or alter any product identification, proprietary, copyright or other notices contained in the Digital Media. You may not, and you may not permit anyone else to claim or misrepresent ownership of any Digital Media which you did not create or develop. You may not, and you may not permit anyone else to Use the Digital Media in violation of any applicable laws or regulations or for any unlawful purpose.

The Work (as defined below) is provided under the terms of this Wolferos Shared Digital Media License ("WSDML", "License" or "license"). The work is protected by copyright and/or other applicable law. Any Use of the Work other than as authorized under this License or copyright law is prohibited.

By exercising the Licensed Rights (defined below), You accept and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Wolferos Shared Digital Media License. To the extent this License may be interpreted as a contract, You are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of Your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants You such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.


Section 1 – Definitions

  1. NonCommercial means not primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage or monetary compensation.
  2. Wolferos Authorised Projects Only means primarily intended for or directed towards the Use in any of existing and future Wolferos Authorised Projects, including but not limited all the projects listed by the Licensor (Wolferos) on its website at www.wolferos.com/license/authorised-projects
  3. Licensor means the individual, individuals, entity or entities that offer(s) the Work under the terms of this License.
  4. You means the individual or entity exercising the Licensed Rights under this Public License. Your has a corresponding meaning.
  5. Licensed Rights means the rights granted to You subject to the terms and conditions of this Public License, which are limited to all Copyright and Similar Rights that apply to Your Use of the Licensed Material and that the Licensor has authority to license.
  6. Copyright and Similar Rights means copyright and/or similar rights closely related to copyright including, without limitation, performance, broadcast, sound recording, and Sui Generis Database Rights, without regard to how the rights are labeled or categorized.
  7. Work means the literary and/or artistic work offered under the terms of this License including without limitation any production in the literary, scientific and artistic domain, whatever may be the mode or form of its expression including digital form, such as a book, pamphlet and other writing; a lecture, address, sermon or other work of the same nature; a dramatic or dramatico-musical work; a choreographic work or entertainment in dumb show; a musical composition with or without words; a cinematographic work to which are assimilated works expressed by a process analogous to cinematography; a work of drawing, painting, architecture, sculpture, engraving or lithography; a photographic work to which are assimilated works expressed by a process analogous to photography; a work of applied art; an illustration, map, plan, sketch or three-dimensional work relative to geography, topography, architecture or science; a performance; a broadcast; a phonogram; a compilation of data to the extent it is protected as a copyrightable work; or a work performed by a variety or circus performer to the extent it is not otherwise considered a literary or artistic work.
  8. Share means to provide material to the public by any means or process that requires permission under the Licensed Rights, such as public display, public performance, distribution, dissemination, or communication, and to make material available to the public including in ways that members of the public may access the material from a place and at a time individually chosen by them.
  9. Use means that you can only include in your project the provided material or Work with the permission of the Licensor.
  10. Sui Generis Database Rights means rights other than copyright resulting from Directive 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases, as amended and/or succeeded, as well as other essentially equivalent rights anywhere in the world.

Section 2 – Scope

  1. License grant
    1. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Wolferos Shared Digital Media License, the Licensor hereby grants You a worldwide license to exercise the Licensed Rights in the Licensed Material to:
      1. Share the Licensed Material, in whole or in part; and
      2. Share Adapted Material
    2. Term. The term of this Wolferos Shared Digital Media License is specified in 6(a).
    3. Media and formats; technical modifications not allowed. The Licensor authorizes You to exercise the Licensed Rights in all media and formats whether now known or hereafter created, and to make technical modifications necessary to do so. The Licensor waives and/or agrees not to assert any right or authority to forbid You from making technical modifications necessary to exercise the Licensed Rights, including technical modifications necessary to circumvent Effective Technological Measures. For purposes of this Public License, simply making modifications authorized by this Section 2(a)(3) never produces Adapted Material.

Section 3 – License Conditions

Your exercise of the Licensed Rights is expressly made subject to the following conditions.

  1. Attribution
    1. If You Share the Licensed Material, You must:
      1. retain the following if it is supplied by the Licensor with the Licensed Material:
        1. identification of the creator(s) of the Licensed Material and any others designated to receive attribution, in any reasonable manner requested by the Licensor (including by pseudonym if designated);
        2. a copyright notice;
        3. a notice that refers to the Wolferos Shared Digital Media License;
        4. an URI or hyperlink to the Licensed Material to the extent reasonably practicable;
      2. indicate the Licensed Material is licensed under the Wolferos Shared Digital Media License, and include the text of, or the URI or hyperlink to, the Wolferos Shared Digital Media License.
      3. be in the authorised project viewable at www.wolferos.com/license/authorised-projects/
    2. You may satisfy the conditions in Section 2(a)(1) in any reasonable manner based on the medium, means, and context in which You Share the Licensed Material.
    3. If requested by the Licensor, You must remove any of the information required by Section 2(a)(1)(A) to the extent reasonably practicable.

Section 4 – Sui Generis Database Rights

Where the Licensed Rights include Sui Generis Database Rights that apply to Your Use of the Licensed Material:

  1. for the avoidance of doubt, Section 2(a)(1) grants You the right to Use a substantial portion of the Wolferos work for NonCommercial project and in Wolferos Authorised Projets Only list.
  2. You must comply with the conditions in Section 3(a) if You Share all or a substantial portion of the contents of the database.

Section 5 – Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

  1. This License applies for the term of the Copyright and Similar Rights licensed here. However, if You fail to comply with this License, then Your rights under this License terminate automatically.
  2. To the extent possible, in no event will the Licensor be liable to You on any legal theory (including, without limitation, negligence) or otherwise for any direct, special, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, exemplary, or other losses, costs, expenses, or damages arising out of this Public License or Use of the Licensed Material, even if the Licensor has been advised of the possibility of such losses, costs, expenses, or damages. Where a limitation of liability is not allowed in full or in part, this limitation may not apply to You.
  3. The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability provided above shall be interpreted in a manner that, to the extent possible, most closely approximates an absolute disclaimer and waiver of all liability.

Section 6 – Term and Termination

  1. This License applies for the term of the Copyright and Similar Rights licensed here. However, if You fail to comply with this License, then Your rights under this License terminate automatically.
  2. Where Your right to Use the Licensed Material has terminated under Section 6(a), it reinstates:
    1. automatically as of the date the violation is cured, provided it is cured within 30 days of Your discovery of the violation; or
    2. upon express reinstatement by the Licensor.
    For the avoidance of doubt, this Section 6(b) does not affect any right the Licensor may have to seek remedies for Your violations of this License.
  3. For the avoidance of doubt, the Licensor may also offer the Licensed Material under separate terms or conditions or stop distributing the Licensed Material at any time; however, doing so will not terminate this License.
  4. Sections 1, 5, 6, 7, and 8 survive termination of this License.

Section 7 – Other Terms and Conditions

  1. The Licensor shall not be bound by any additional or different terms or conditions communicated by You unless expressly agreed.
  2. Any arrangements, understandings, or agreements regarding the Licensed Material not stated herein are separate from and independent of the terms and conditions of this License.

Section 8 – Interpretation

  1. For the avoidance of doubt, this License does not, and shall not be interpreted to, reduce, limit, restrict, or impose conditions on any Use of the Licensed Material that could lawfully be made without permission under this License.
  2. To the extent possible, if any provision of this License is deemed unenforceable, it shall be automatically reformed to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable. If the provision cannot be reformed, it shall be severed from this License without affecting the enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions.
  3. No term or condition of this License will be waived and no failure to comply consented to unless expressly agreed to by the Licensor.
  4. Nothing in this License constitutes or may be interpreted as a limitation upon, or waiver of, any privileges and immunities that apply to the Licensor or You, including from the legal processes of any jurisdiction or authority.