Coral Guardian encourages the reproduction and distribution of our materials, electronic products and/or services, including our name and logo. However, there are limits on these uses, and it’s important to know the following ground rules.
Our materials hosted at https://www.coralguardian.org are free to use for personal or educational purposes. If you want screen shots to use in a text book, or you want to reproduce an article in your community newsletter, there’s no need to ask, provided you read and abide by our ground rules.
We expressly forbid the use of any Coral Guardian material appearing at this site, and/or the Coral Guardian name and logo, for:
– Personal or corporate gain except by express permission as noted below;
party political advertising or the suggestion of endorsement by Coral Guardian of any candidate for public office;
– Any suggestion of Coral Guardian endorsement of a product or policy where such endorsement has not explicitly been made by Coral Guardian itself;
– Any suggestion of Coral Guardian endorsement of, or connection with, websites that Coral Guardian, in its sole discretion, finds to be of an illegal or objectionable nature, which includes obscene, violent, intolerant, denigrating or containing sexually-oriented content or materials;
-Any false representation of yourself as a Coral Guardian office, employee, agent or official spokesperson, or any false representation that you are raising funds or donations for Coral Guardian.
Linking to our website
We love it when you link to us and help spread the word about our campaigns or actions. You don’t need permission, and there is a small collection of banners and logos that you can use. You are welcome to link to our main site or any of the issue areas you find there.
The Coral Guardian logo
“Coral Guardian”, including the Coral Guardian logo, is a registered trademark belonging to Coral Guardian Council. Use of the trademark is granted on the condition:
-That it shall be purely for referential and non-commercial purposes;
you may not use the name and/or logo in any way that indicates or creates the impression that Coral Guardian endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with any products, services or goods available on your own website;
-Banners bearing the name and/or logo may only be used for the purpose of linking to the Coral Guardian website as designated within the link, and these links should always be active links;
-The name and/or logo may not be combined with any other graphic elements; nor may they be altered in any way including size, proportions, font, design, arrangement, colours or elements; nor may they be animated, morphed or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance;
-The name and/or logo may not appear more prominently than your personal website name.
If you do use the logo, please include “Coral Guardian” in the alt tag or visibly on the page.
The trademark remains the exclusive property of Coral Guardian, and by using it you agree that you shall not, in any way whatsoever, register or attempt to register the trademark or challenge the same.
Articles and Text
Articles and text produced by Coral Guardian is free for personal or educational use. Please do include a note saying: “Source: Coral Guardian (https://www.coralguardian.org)” and reproduce any byline or copyright information provided in the original.
Articles and text from third party sources remain the intellectual property and copyright of those third party sources, and permission for use should be sought from these original sources.
You can see copyright information in the full-sized pop-up of any image by clicking on the thumbnail.
Images © Coral Guardian or © Coral Guardian / Photographer are copyright of Coral Guardian, and can be used in accordance with the terms below.
Images © Photographer / Coral Guardian or © Photographer (including any agencies, etc.) are reproduced by permission, and reproduction permission must be sought from the original copyright source listed on these images.
Any image which is copyright of Coral Guardian that appears on our website can be freely copied for personal or educational use, provided you reproduce the copyright information in its entirety.
Any other use (such as using images for personal or corporate gain) require permission from Coral Guardian International Photo and Video Library (contact information appears below). Commercial use of any Coral Guardian image without permission would constitute a copyright infringement and may infringe upon other rights.
News images of reproduction quality (around 8 megabytes in size) distributed by Coral Guardian to journalists and agencies via this site are intended for use within fourteen days, and archiving and/or resale of these images is strictly forbidden. After fourteen days, please contact Coral Guardianat the address below:
Coral Guardian Photo and Video Library
3 Rue de la Pierrée
Use of video is subject to the same conditions as other materials above. However, please note that not all of our videos are available for download.