GPPS Copyright and Licences
 

Authors retain the copyright of their article and grant the GPPS a licence to publish it.


Articles are published Open Access under one of the following Creative Commons licences, at the copyright holder's discretion:


  • the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) licence, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and its authors credited. See the full licence on the Creative Commons website for details;
  • the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial License (CC BY-NC 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium for noncommercial purposes only, provided the original work is properly cited and its authors credited.

If the copyright is held by an author’s employer, the employer must explicitly agree to the publication of the article by the GPPS under one of the licences above (see employer licence agreement). If required, employers can request the use of the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial No Derivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of the original work are permitted for noncommercial purposes only, provided it is properly cited and its authors credited. No derivative of this work may be distributed.


In cases where no copyright exists (e.g. US federal government employees), the article will be released in the Public Domain under the terms of the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Public Domain Dedication waiver.


 
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