A Creative Commons Licence is applied to a work by the creator. This indicates how the work can be used and/or re-worked. The licences are a standardised way for you to use and share works created by others without infringing copyright.
Creative Commons allows use of a work without seeking permission. There are a number of different licences which range from very open to more restrictive terms and conditions.
The suite of licences include core conditions which are:
Creative Commons provides a tool which guides a creator to the licence which is most suitable taking into account creator preferences.
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