GTBA Copyrights - Revision 1, June 14th 2007

Protection of Intellectual Material The purpose of the GTBA is to facilitate the free exchange of information between members. To protect members and the GTBA’s Intellectual Property from being misused for betterment or financial gain, the following applies:
GTBA Core Documents GTBA core documents (The Constitution, The GTBA Code of Practice, the Appendix to the Code of Practice and this document) are distributed under the terms of the Creative Common Attribution- NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. See for details.

GTBA Web Public Pages Public areas of the GTBA website are distributed under the Creative Common Attribution- Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

Members Material (Members Area content, Newsletters, and the GTBA CD) are distributed under the following conditions:

Current GTBA Members GTBA members may copy, modify and share with other GTBA Members under the terms of the Creative Common Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License, except that reference to “the public” in the full text of that licence shall be interpreted as referring to the GTBA membership only rather than the general public and that the only permissible mechanisms for sharing shall be via private communication or mechanisms organised or sanctioned by the GTBA committee, such as the GTBA Forum.
GTBA Members may (privately) share GTBA copyrighted material with up to three non-members but may not advertise these materials to the general public except as a benefit of GTBA membership in the context of an advertisement for GTBA membership.

Non GTBA Members The GTBA reserve all rights to the content and material of its web-site, forums and publications, whether printed or electronically stored on any media. No part or whole of any GTBA material may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, whether electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior express written permission of the GTBA committee.

Expired GTBA Members Persons ceasing to be members of the GTBA, as a result of failing to renew their membership, retain the right to copy or modify any GTBA material already in their possession and to distribute such material to GTBA members.

Excluded Members Persons excluded from the GTBA for misconduct may retain any GTBA material already in their possession but lose the right to copy, modify or redistribute such materials.

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