Terms of Use

Terms of Use

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This is a human-readable summary of the Terms of Use.
Disclaimer: This summary is not a part of the Terms of Use and is not a legal document. It is simply a handy reference for understanding the full terms. Think of it as the user-friendly interface to the legal language of our Terms of Use.

Part of our mission is to:

Empower and Engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content and either publish it under a free license or dedicate it to the public domain.
Disseminate this content effectively and globally, free of charge.

You are free to:

  • Read and Print our articles and other media free of charge.
  • Share and Reuse our articles and other media under free and open licenses.
  • Contribute To and Edit our various sites or Projects.

Under the following conditions:

  • Responsibility – You take responsibility for your edits (since we only host your content).
  • Civility – You support a civil environment and do not harass other users.
  • Lawful Behavior – You do not violate copyright or other laws.
  • No Harm – You do not harm our technology infrastructure.
  • Terms of Use and Policies – You adhere to the below Terms of Use and to the applicable community policies when you visit our sites or participate in our communities.

With the understanding that:

You License Freely Your Contributions – you generally must license your contributions and edits to our sites or Projects under a free and open license (unless your contribution is in the public domain).
No Professional Advice – the content of articles and other projects is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice.