Copyright and Usage


THE ECOTHEO REVIEW wants to be clear, consistent, and concise in communicating the Copyright and Usage of content on This is for the benefit of both the Authors and the Users of

We respect the Copyright of the Author or Rights Holder for all Works we publish. Authors and Rights Holders license their Work to THE ECOTHEO REVIEW by submitting it to us.

Unless otherwise indicated, the following applies to all content on

Copyright: Authors maintain the Copyright to their Work.

Usage Rights: All rights are reserved by the Author.

The sections below offer a complete explanation of THE ECOTHEO REVIEW Copyright and Usage policies for



Unless otherwise indicated, the Copyright of Work on remains the property of the Author or Rights Holder. This includes content used on Licensed through Creative Commons (CC). Works indicating Public Domain or CC0 in the Credit are the only Works for which the Copyright no longer remains with the Author or Rights Holder.


Works include written content and multimedia 1 produced by THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, INC., submitted or solicited from Authors or Rights Holder of the Work and accepted by THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, or obtained by THE ECOTHEO REVIEW through Creative Commons or the Public Domain.

All Works published on are associated with a Post. Every Post on is Credited to the Primary Author(s) of the Primary Work. The Primary Work is determined by the editorial staff of THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, INC. Posts may also include Secondary Works by Secondary Authors, such as multimedia, poetry or quotes to supplement the Primary Work.


Works on are either the Original Work of THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, INC. or licensed to THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, INC. by the Author or Rights Holder of the Work. The Usage Rights, also known as the License, for a Copyrighted Work are specified as follows, unless otherwise indicated:

For Original Work of THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, INC., The EcoTheo Review is indicated in the Credit and all rights are reserved.

Work may also be licensed to THE ECOTHEO REVIEW, INC. by the Author or Rights Holder in one of three ways:

  • Directly from the Author or Rights Holder, in which case all rights are reserved by the Author. Written permission must be obtained from the Author by a User to use or republish these Works.
  • Through a Creative Commons license specified by the Author, in which case the type of Creative Commons license is specified with the Work and indicates how a User may use the Work.
  • Through the Author’s work being in the Public Domain in which case the Work is out of Copyright and there are no restrictions on its usage.

The Author or Rights Holder of each Work is indicated through a Credit.

Credit is given to the Author or Rights Holder of a Work based on the type of Work 2, and how the Work is being used 3 on on are credited to the Primary Author. The Primary Author of this Work will receive a Byline on the Post, and all pages where a Post Snippet 4 appears.

A Credit for Secondary Work(s) included in a Post will given to the Secondary Author(s). The credit is near (usually below) the Secondary Work(s). These Credits will not appear in Post Snippets.



  1. Images, videos, and audio
  2. Written or multimedia
  3. As Primary or Secondary Works
  4. The Snippet is a summary, usually including both a visual and written excerpt from the Post and appearing on other Pages on