Copyright Policy

Information on the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health (CRGGH) Web site crggh.nih.gov is in the public domain. Public domain information may be freely distributed and copied, but, as a courtesy, it is requested that the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health be given an appropriate acknowledgement: "Courtesy: Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health."

When using crggh.nih.gov, you may encounter documents, illustrations, photographs or other information that has been licensed by private individuals, companies or organizations that may be protected by United States and foreign copyright laws. Transmission or reproduction of these protected items requires the written permission of the copyright owners. For information about the copyright owners of a given graphic, photo or illustration on crggh.nih.gov, how they can be contacted, and what, if any, use those owners allow of their material, please provide the URL and file name to the crggh.nih.gov webmaster at info@crggh.nih.gov.

Information Specific Guidelines:


Text

Most text appearing on crggh.nih.gov was either prepared by employees of the United States Government as part of their official duties and therefore is not subject to copyright or was prepared under contracts that give CRGGH the right to place the text into the public domain. The same is true of most publications available for downloading from crggh.nih.gov. You may freely copy that material. Please use the following credit: "Courtesy: Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health."

Copyrighted text - usually scientific publications resulting from institute activities - is published on crggh.nih.gov from time to time with the permission of the copyright holder. Web site users are free to view and print the documents. CRGGH cannot grant permission for other uses of the copyrighted material and publication on crggh.nih.gov does not alter the copyright holder's rights. Copyrighted material carries a credit line indicating that it did not originate at CRGGH. For information about copyright owners, how they can be contacted, and what, if any, use those owners allow of their material, please provide the URL to the crggh.nih.gov webmaster at info@crggh.nih.gov.

Graphics/Photos/Illustrations

Most crggh.nih.gov graphics and photographs are in the public domain, which is information that may be freely distributed and copied. However, some graphics, photos and illustrations are used by crggh.nih.gov with specific permission granted by the owner. These photos, graphics and illustrations found on crggh.nih.gov should not be reused without permission. For information about the copyright owners of a given graphic, photo or illustration on crggh.nih.gov, how they can be contacted, and what, if any, use those owners allow of their material, please provide the URL and file name to the crggh.nih.gov webmaster at Questions and Feedback page.

Granting the right to use a crggh.nih.gov graphic, photo or illustration does not explicitly or implicitly convey CRGGH's endorsement of the site where it is used. If a CRGGH image includes an identifiable person, using the image may infringe that person's right of privacy or publicity, and permission should be obtained from the person. Once you receive confirmation from us that a graphic, photo or illustration is available for use, please use the following credit: "Courtesy: Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health."

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Questions

If you have any questions regarding the reproduction or use of any CRGGH text, graphics, photos or illustrations please direct them to:

Webmaster
Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health
Building 12/4047
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Bethesda, MD 20892-5635
Phone: (301) 451-2302
Fax: (301) 451-5426
E-mail: info@crggh.nih.gov


Last Reviewed: February 17, 2015