Copyright & Intellectual Property Policy at Strategy Tools
As of January 3, 2018
All Strategy Tools canvases and tools are released under the Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International.
This license allows reusers to copy and distribute the material in any medium or format in unadapted form only, for noncommercial purposes only, and only so long as attribution is given to the creator.
CC BY-NC-ND includes the following elements, which you will find included on all Strategy Tools canvases, printed at the bottom:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.
What does this mean for you?
This means that you can freely download, copy and use our canvases in any medium or format with the following rules:
- You may not adapt it, and must use it as-is (no changes to the existing design is permitted, no lifting of the material to use in another form is permitted, basically – no derivates or adaptations of the work are permitted)
- You may not reproduce Strategy Tools’ canvases under your own brand (you are free to add in your own logo on the canvases, but should not remove the Strategy Tools logo)
- You have to credit Strategy Tools when you are using the canvases (the Strategy Tools logo and copyright should remain intact)
- If you would like to adapt the tool, feel free to reach out to us for express permission and agreement – otherwise, it is not permitted under the licensing agreement