From Gineipaedia, the Legend of Galactic Heroes wiki
This page describes Gineipaedia's policies with regard to copyright, licensing, and ownership of work.
The various Legend of Galactic Heroes series, trademarks, and licences are the property of Yoshiki Tanaka, Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokuma Japan Communications, Wright Staff Co., Ltd., and others. Gineipaedia is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by any of these entities, and the site and its contents are intended for personal, non-commercial use only.
Textual content submitted to Gineipaedia is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported licence. This means, in summary, that you may use, modify, and/or distribute text from Gineipaedia as you see fit, provided that you adhere to the following requirements:
- You may not use the content for any commercial purpose.
- You must acknowledge the authorship of the original article.
- You must make clear to others the licence terms of any re-distributed content.
In most cases, the second requirement above can be fulfilled simply by linking back to the original article. This may also apply to the third requirement, if the text is simply being re-distributed.
The original author of a textual contribution is not bound by these restrictions. In other words, if you create an article on Gineipaedia, you are free to modify, re-use, and/or re-distribute it in any manner you see fit in any medium for any purpose (including commercial) without regard for Gineipaedia's licence.
However, this only applies if the content is 100% your own work. If you've created an article which other people have contributed to, you must either remove their contributions or seek their express permission to re-license their work.
Images that are uploaded to Gineipaedia generally remain the property of their original creators, and are only included on this Web site for the purposes of illustration under fair use / fair dealing guidelines. Unless the original author of the image expressly grants permission, images do not fall under the scope of Gineipaedia's Creative Commons licence. The option to indicate copyright/licence status is provided on the image upload page and is expected to be utilised by all contributors.
This article borrows some terminology and phrasing from Memory Alpha.