Legal/Copyright

Here's a few legal things that need be covered.

Legal note

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Design and visual content may not be reproduced

The design of this publication is copyrighted and may not be reproduced. Visual content belonging to interviewees/contributors may not be reproduced without the explicit permission of interviewees/contributors and/or their representatives.

Interviews may not be reprinted

Interviews published on Makerviews are original works and cannot be reproduced electronically, digitally, in printed or any other form, format, or media in whole or part without the explicit, written permission of Makerviews or Mathson Design Co., except in the cases outlined below under "fair use" rules.

"Fair Use" Rules

Written content may be quoted or excerpted only for the following non-commercial and beneficial purposes:

  1. Analysis and comment (i.e. quoting or excerpting written content in a review or analysis for purposes of illustration or comment)
  2. News reporting (i.e. summarizing an interview with brief quotations for use in a report)
  3. Research and scholarship (i.e. quoting or excerpting written content in a scholarly work)
  4. Nonprofit educational use (i.e. quoting or excerpting written content for use with students in a classroom setting)

All quoted and excerpted content must be attributed to Makerviews on the same page as it appears, and should be credited as shown below:

Reprinted with permission of Makerviews; the original content may be found at: [link to original interview or article]

In most other situations, copying is not legally a fair use, and will require explicit, written permission of Makerviews or Mathson Design Co.

Views, opinions, and liability

The views and opinions expressed within this publication are those of the interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Makerviews or Mathson Design Co.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by makerviews.com and while we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and 100% accurate, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics and media contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, personal injury or death, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Please, please, please be safe and measure twice, cut once.


Other information

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If you have any questions regarding this disclaimer, please do not hesitate to contact, attn: Scott Mathson, Mathson Design, LLC [email protected]

Thank you to DIY Pete, LLC, Jeffrey Zeldman (A List Apart), and The Great Discontent for the inspiration of this legal page's language.

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