1.4. Copyright and Crediting Us
Many people feel they want to refer to the Foundation and/or credit us for this work.
If you want to refer to us, then please use the following text:
“The Better Conversations Foundation https://betterconversations.foundation”
We won’t be upset if you don’t refer to us; we’re just delighted our ideas travel.
A Note About Branding
If you want to use our work in a commercial context, and would prefer to use your own branding, that is within the terms of the license and we’d encourage you to do so. This especially applies to the use of the course content internally in a company or organisation. Please do put your logo on it. Just make sure you retain somewhere a reference to the Foundation and the CC-BY-SA-4.0 license - even if it is in small text at the bottom.
If you take this and build something new, we’d love to hear about it. Please don’t call it “Better Conversations” as it’ll confuse people.
A Note about Copyright Statements
The Foundation is releasing Better Conversations and associated material under an Open Source license [CC-BY-SA-4.0](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)
The material provided here is protected under Copyright and our use of an Creative Commons license means you can use it without paying us anything as long as you abide by the conditions of the license - broadly that you respect our copyright, retain the copyright statements, and allow others to enjoy the freedoms we’ve given you.
What you can’t do is remove our copyright, or add your own, to documents you download from this site.
What Copyright Covers
Ideas are not protected by Copyright. Patents are what protects ideas and we haven’t applied for a Patent (and indeed, what’s here probably isn’t patentable).
What that means is you can pretty much do what you want with the ideas and concepts we’ve documented. It’s only when you start copying our text and images that you need to abide by the copyright agreement.