Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons is a non-profit organization that publishes various standard license agreements that allow authors of works to easily grant rights of use to the work to the public. Version 3.0 has been adapted to Swiss law and offers 6 different licenses.

License Condition Rights
CC BY Attribution

The work may be reproduced, distributed, made accessible to the public, modified and used commercially, as long as the author is cited.

CC BY-SA Attribution - Share Alike

The work may be reproduced, distributed, made publicly accessible, modified and used commercially, but must be shared under the same conditions.

CC BY-ND

Attribution -

No Derivatives

The work may be reproduced, distributed, made accessible to the public and used commercially, but may not be modified.

CC BY-NC

Attribution - Non Commercial

The work may be reproduced, distributed, made publicly available and modified, but may not be used commercially.

CC BY-NC-SA Attribution - Non-Commercial - Share Alike

The work may be reproduced, distributed, made publicly available and modified, but may not be used commercially and must be shared under the same conditions.

CC BY-NC-ND Attribution -
Non-Commercial - No Derivatives

The work may be reproduced, distributed and made publicly available, but may not be used commercially or modified.

The principle of the Creative Commons licenses is explained in this video. More information can be found on the Creative Commons page.