CREATIVE COMMONS

Attribution (CC BY) This lets other people distribute, remix and build upon your work -- even commercially -- as long as they credit you. This is the most flexible of licences.

Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA)

This lets other people distribute, remix and build upon your work -- even commercially -- as long as they credit you and licence their new creations under the same terms. All new works based on yours will therefore have the same licence. This is the licence used by Wikipedia.

Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

This licence allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as it is not changed and is credited to you.


Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

This lets other people distribute, remix and build upon your work as long as they credit you and don't use it for commercial projects. Although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don't have to license their derivative works on the same terms.

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA) This lets other people distribute, remix and build upon your work as long as they credit you and don't use it for commercial projects. They also have to license their new creations under identical terms.

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND) This licence is the most restrictive, only allowing others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can't change them in any way or use them commercially.

Creative Commons 101: An introduction to CC licences

What is Creative Commons?

Six Types of Creative Commons Licenses: