Site policy: copyright, licensing and disclaimer

Forums Management Site policy: copyright, licensing and disclaimer

  • 2021-10-19 at 2:53 pm

    An important feature of this forum and blog is the sharing of computer code intended to address various problems. Unfortunately, we need to think about these three legal aspects. It is site policy that what is stated in this post applies to all material found at unless otherwise specified by the person posting it (notwithstanding prior obligations if they have adapted it from elsewhere):

    The person who posts the code owns the copyright, unless they have copied it from elsewhere. Under any circumstances, no claim on the copyright will be made by the committee of this site, or the site’s sponsors.

    Unless the person posting the code specifies otherwise, all computer programming appearing on this site is non-exclusively licensed as CC-BY-4.0:
    Creative Commons License
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

    Neither the committee nor sponsors of this website make any guarantee as to the suitability or quality of any code found here. More generally, if you are a data analyst, it is your professional responsibility to make sure that code you downloaded from the internet works as you think it will. You use it at your own risk.