In most of our educational services, which involve digital content, we promote release of such content in Open Source. In this Open Source knowledge initiative, we record lectures, interaction with participants, text documents, discussions, assignments and the like by participants, in suitable digital format. This content is released in Open Source under the Creative Commons license, CC BY-SA 4.0, with an objective to encourage actual adoption of these contents and the teaching methodologies developed in each subject.
As a participant, you are required to agree to the release of content submitted or contributed by you in any manner, by consenting to the following authorization. In the registration/enrolment form, a ‘tick’ on the statement, “I have read ‘Authorization Document’, and agree to release the content in Open Source”, will be considered as your agreement for such a release.
Authorization for releasing your contribution in open source
I do not have any objection if my interactions with instructors and participants, and any material produced or contributed by me during the course work, is recorded and released in Open Source on CDs, DVDs, websites, and in printed form or the like. I understand that I continue to hold the authorship of the content created by me. I assure that to the best of my knowledge, I have not violated copyright of any other copyright owner.
Creative Commons License
Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International(CCBY-SA4.0)
This is a human-readable summary of (and not a substitute for) the license.
You are free to:
Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.
The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.
Under the following terms:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license ,and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
Share Alike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation. Now arranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.