Conditions of Use & FAQ for ESA images, videos and other content licenced under Creative Commons

Preamble At ESA, we want to ensure open access and thus broadest use and re-use of our images, videos and other content – in a way that is legally certain for both you as users of the material and for us. To this end, ESA has decided to release subsets of content, highlighted on this website (open.esa.int) under the Creative Commons IGO licencing scheme. While you may read about the legal terms and conditions of the licence here, we also appreciate that common sense and understanding are as important and have thus compiled the information on usage of our materials. Conditions for images, videos or other content released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) Licence Where expressly so stated, images or videos are covered by the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) licence, ESA being an Intergovernmental Organisation (IGO), as defined by the CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO licence. The terms used with capitals herein are defined in the CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO licence. The user is allowed under the terms and conditions of the CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO license to Reproduce, Distribute and Publicly Perform the ESA images and videos released under CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO licence and the Adaptations thereof, without further explicit permission being necessary, for as long as the user complies with the conditions and restrictions set forth in the CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO licence, these including that: (i) the source of the image or video is duly credited (Examples: “Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NavCam – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0”, “ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO”, “ESA/Photographer’s name, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO”), and (ii) a direct link to the CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO license text is provided, and (iii) if changes were made to the original image or video, there is a … Continue reading Conditions of Use & FAQ for ESA images, videos and other content licenced under Creative Commons