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CAIN Copyright Statement
The CAIN Web site and the content on the site are protected by copyright.
Much of the content on the CAIN site has been contributed by a wide range of individuals, groups and organisations. CAIN has obtained copyright permission for a copy of the material to be used on the CAIN site but the underlying copyright remains with the original copyright holder. (CAIN cannot extend copyright to other users.) Some of the content has been generated by CAIN staff and the copyright of this type of content rests with the staff members and Ulster University.
Users of the CAIN Web site may view the material and download a single copy of items of interest for private study or personal, non-commercial use. Anyone who wishes to make multiple copies, or to use the material on a Web site, or to use the material in a commercial publication (paper or electronic) or other commercial use, will need to contact the CAIN Director (address below) and also the original copyright holder.
The Main Types of Material at the CAIN Site
The material at the CAIN site falls into the following main categories:
Each Web page of the CAIN site indicates the original author, or the source of the information, and thus who holds the copyright for the material. CAIN staff may be able to assist users to track down the copyright holder of particular items.
Copyright Clearance Obtained by CAIN
It is the intention of CAIN to ensure that every effort is made to obtain copyright permission for material which is presented on the Web pages.
Where the CAIN Project Team has been responsible for writing text, or taking photographs, that appear on a particular Web page, then the copyright rests with CAIN and Ulster University. Anyone wishing to make multiple copies, or to use the material at a Web site, or to reproduce the material commercially, should contact the CAIN Director (address below).
Where CAIN has commissioned text or photographs especially for the CAIN Web site then the copyright rests with the person named on the particular page. Anyone wishing to make multiple copies, or to use the material at a Web site, or reproduce the material commercially, should contact the CAIN Director (address below) first and then the author.
Where the material was obtained from an existing publication, the CAIN Project Team have obtained permission from the author and the publisher to include the extracts in question at the CAIN Web site. This permission does not cover multiple copies, or use at another Web site, or commercial reproduction, by users of the CAIN site. Anyone wishing to make multiple copies, or to use the material at a Web site, or to reproduce the material commercially, should contact contact the CAIN Director (address below) first, and then the author and the publisher.
Anyone using the CAIN service has an implicit right of 'fair use'. Obviously a copy of the material can be stored in electronic form on the users local computer. It is also acceptable that a single paper copy may be made by the user. Any further use of the material, for example mounting the material at another Web site or publishing the information in another form, is likely to be in breach of copyright and the user will have to obtain explicit permission for such use from the copyright holder.
Although CAIN has attempted to provide accurate information on the Web site, CAIN assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. CAIN may change the content of any page at any time without notice.
CAIN shall not be liable for any indirect, special, consequential, or accidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use of the CAIN Web site.
It any user is in doubt about the copyright applying to any of the material available at the CAIN Web site, they should contact the CAIN Director before using the information.
CAIN contains information and source material on the conflict and politics in Northern Ireland.
CAIN is based within Ulster University.
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