Copyright 2010, Roy Beckham, San Jose, CA 95123
All the content on these pages are original creations. All the photos and all the writing. I know it is quite easy to copy images and whole pages from the web, but taking them and placing them on your own web site is a violation of copyright laws. It is theft.
As a word of warning, I am a voracious reader of anything bird related, so if you do attempt to steal anything off this site, I may very well find it. I generally do not react favorably to those that try to circumvent my copyrights. Web hosts are required by law as outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 to remove offending material. I have used this in the past to shut down sites. Don't believe me? Don't cry when I shut you down. If you would like to use something from this site and it falls within the guidelines below, please be polite and ask. In all likelihood, I will grant you permission to use the images or content.
Use of images from eFinch
PLEASE READ the appropriate sections below for details BEFORE contacting us. If your email doesn't clearly indicate that you've read all the relevant sections of this document, we will just refer you to it before proceeding further.
Unless explicitly mentioned otherwise, Roy Beckham owns the exclusive copyright to all photographs and text appearing on the eFinch.com site. All images are registered with the US Copyright office. No images are within the Public Domain.
Images used in any way in connection with any activity wherein payment is earned. This includes, but not limited to:
2. Image uses that do not require a commercial license
2.1 PRIVATE USE for personal, non-commercial purpose is freePersonal (and only personal) non-commercial, private use include:
Please note that these are for private use only. All other usage, including the distribution or reproduction of multiple copies, performance or otherwise use in a public way of the images or text REQUIRE written authorization.
2.2 PUBLIC USE (diffusion) for personal, non-commercial purpose requires permissionPermission will likely be granted for free for the following types of reproduction:
Attribution. No free images or text may be used without carrying appropriate copyright information next to the images or text, acknowledging that the copyright to is owned by "Roy Beckham".
No Derivative works. All free images must accurately represent the original work and be used in their entirety. Tampering, additions, cropping, low quality reproduction, or other alterations and tranformations that would affect the integrity of the image are not permitted. This include removal of the "© Roy Beckham" mark.
Rights. The images or text of "Roy Beckham" which you obtain from any source are licensed to you by Roy Beckham for the limited purpose of personal, private use. In case of public use, any grant of rights is only for the specific use for which you were granted permission. Any other subsequent use requires a separate authorization. Further no license is granted in respect of any property rights. This does not mean that the title to the image was transferred to you. You own the medium on which the images or text are recorded, but Roy Beckham retains full and complete title to the images or text, and any intellectual property rights therein.