What is the legal position?
Visitors to the GAHI website are allowed and encouraged to freely download, reuse, reprint, modify, adapt, distribute, analyze and/or copy all of the published maps and data for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution–NonCommercial–ShareAlike 2.0 licence.
What does this mean in practice?
This licence means that anyone visiting the site is free to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy - subject to a few conditions. These conditions are:
- Attribution – you must give the original author credit
- Non-commercial – you must not use this work for commercial purposes
- Share Alike – if you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
The correct citation for GAHI is:
The Global Atlas of Helminth Infection. Available: www.thiswormyworld.org. Accessed <date of access>