How to Use Digital Medic Content

We believe that access to health education is a human right, which is why all Digital Medic content is free to view and share as described below.

Our content is licensed under two types of Creative Commons licensing: either CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 or CC BY-NC-SA 4.0Both licenses allow you to freely share Digital Medic content, subject to a few licensing terms (see below). The essential difference is that CC BY-NC-ND does not allow modification of the content, and CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 does allow modification.

Because we believe in open-free sharing of health education, neither of our licenses allow for commercial use. So, you should not use this content in programs that you charge learners to access.

If you come across any content of ours that you would like to adapt or if you have any questions about how content can be used, please email us at digitalmedic@stanford.edu. We will do all we can to meet your needs for all license types.

 


Licensing terms

Our content is licensed under two types of Creative Commons licenses: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 or CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. Our videos will usually have the license type embedded at the end of the video or in the written description. If you are unsure about which license applies to a specific piece of content, please reach out to us.

The Creative Commons website has complete license information available in multiple languages for both CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 and CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. We’ve provided general guidance and examples below, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

 

CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International

In line with Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International, you are free to do the following with Digital Medic content:

  • Share: Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Terms:

  1. Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if any changes were made.
  2. NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes, i.e. primarily for commercial advantage or monetary gain.
  3. NoDerivatives: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material. 
  4. No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Examples of appropriate use and attribution:

  • Share: You share a Digital Medic video on your organization’s website with no changes to the video. Include the following text: “Video created by the Stanford Center for Health Education’s Digital Medic initiative, and licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licensing.”

If you come across content of ours that has a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license that you would like to adapt, please email us at digitalmedic@stanford.edu.

 

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0: Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

In line with Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 4.0 International, you are free to do the following with Digital Medic content:

  • Share: Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt: Remix, transform, and build upon the material

Terms:

  1. Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.
  2. NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes, i.e. primarily for commercial advantage or monetary gain.
  3. ShareAlike: If you adapt the content in any way (remix, transform, or build upon the content), you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original (i.e. Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 license).
  4. No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Examples of appropriate use and attribution:

Any new adaptations must be distributed under the same license (Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0).

Content distribution must always be for NonCommercial purposes and with no additional restrictions. Contact us at digitalmedic@stanford.edu if you have any questions. 

Resource: Best practices for attribution


Use of Digital Medic name and logo

Digital Medic is an initiative of the Stanford Center for Health Education. The logos, names and graphics on the Sites of Stanford or any of its affiliates may be trademarks of Stanford or its affiliates. 

Except for purposes of attribution as required by our Creative Commons License, the use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of Stanford or its affiliates is prohibited. You may not use our name or logos for promotional purposes, or in any way that deliberately or inadvertently claims, suggests, or gives the appearance or impression of a relationship or endorsement. 

Please see Name Use Guidelines for more detail.

 

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