Terms of use

By default, usage of images, videos, web texts, and documents published on astro4edu.org requires written consent of the OAE. That being said, plenty of our material is released under a suitable Creative Commons license; a link to said license will be clearly indicated next to those materials when appropriate.

In any case, usage of OAE material is subject to the following conditions:

  • The full credit for the image, footage, web text, or document must be presented in a clear and readable manner to all users, with the wording unaltered (for example: "OAE/John Doe"). The credit should not be hidden or disassociated from the image footage. Links should be active if the credit is online. See the copyright Q&A section on this page for guidance.
  • OAE materials may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by the OAE or IAU (or any OAE/IAU employee) of a commercial product or service;
  • We suggest a copy of the product sent to us to be indexed in our archive;
  • If an image includes a picture of an identifiable person, using that image for commercial purposes may infringe that person's right of privacy, and separate permission should be obtained from the individual.

Note that this general permission does not extend to the use of the IAU's logo, which shall remain protected and may not be used or reproduced without prior and individual written consent of the IAU. The same applies to the logos of the OAE, the NAEC teams, and the OAE Centers and Nodes, which require written consent from the OAE. Owners of external websites wishing to link to the OAE web site may use the OAE logo for the link, provided they have obtained prior authorisation from the OAE and on the condition that such use is clearly identifiable as a web link.

Also note that the music on this site is not released under a Creative Commons license and can generally not be used for non-OAE products.

By reproducing OAE still images, web texts, documents, or broadcasting or copying OAE footage, in part or in full, the user acknowledges the terms on which such use is permitted.If you have further questions, please contact oaeatastro4edu.org.