Should I protect my intellectual property?
You should explain that all of the material on your website that is owned or licensed to you is protected, and list all applicable material including but not limited to the trademarks, trade names, software, content, design, images, graphics, layout, appearance, layout and look of your website. You should make clear that you own the copyright which subsists in all creative and literary works displayed on your website. Furthermore, it is important that you explicitly state that no intellectual property rights are transferred and no licenses are granted to any person, simply because they are using the website.
- Altering or modifying any of the code or the material on your website;
- Causing any of the material of your website to be framed or embedded in another website;
- Creating any derivative works from content which is available on your website; or
- Using the content of the website for any commercial purposes without permission.