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compilation, unless otherwise specified, is © 1997-2003 by Kirsti
A. Dyer, MD, MS or Cole D. Thompson of Journey of Hearts.
Copyrights and Credits for use of photographs,
images, poems, articles, computer programs not created by Kirsti A. Dyer,
MD, MS or Cole D. Thompson, MA of Journey of Hearts have been provided
on this site when this material is used, as appropriate.
The copyright of articles written by other authors
or organizations will remain with the original author or writer. As such
the original author is responsible for the opinions, content and accuracy
of material submitted to this website. The copyright of images, photography,
graphics or programs will remain with the original artist, photographer,
designer or programmer.
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for use by others. Permission to reprint articles, poems, other information
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author, artist, photographer, designer, programmer or other site contributor.
The author's, artist's, photographer's, designer's, programmer's corresponding
e-mail address, as available, will be included with the resources.
Exceptions to this copyright include the public
domain quotations, specified book excerpts, lyrics and poetry cited on
the Journey of Hearts site.
Copying or Reproducing Materials from Journey
of Hearts (See also Permission
Information on this site may be shared with or
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An original purpose of the Internet was to allow
information to be freely accessible to the general public. As an educational
web resource created to provide information and resources on grief and
loss, and as a research tool for evaluating the effects of a website on
web-education, the Journey of Hearts website is following the principle
of "Fair Use" for the use of quotations, excerpts from stories, articles,
poems and lyrics.
The "fair use" of a copyrighted work, including
use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching,
scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. Copyright
owners are, by law, deemed to consent to fair use of their works by others.
We considered the four factors when determining whether
our use of information on the Journey of Hearts site is fair: the purpose and character of the use, the nature of the
copyrighted work, the amount and substantiality of the copyrighted work
used, and the effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value
of, the copyrighted work.
Use of "Author Unknown" or Anonymous"
Some of the inspirational resources and quotes
on the Internet or in print are published without an author or as anonymous.
We have and will be carefully assessing on a resource by resource basis
the value of materials that is sent to us to include on the site.
Before including information on the Journey of
Hearts site, we search for the origins of the resource and identify the
original author and atrtribute appropriately. When we are unable to find
an author, especially when the material is determined to be particularly
useful for visitors to this site, then "author unknown" or "anonymous"
is used. We do not claim any copyright for stories or poems or any
other written works on this site that we have not written.
The organization and infrastructure for the redesign
of the Journey of Hearts site is being provided by Zope.org.
Zope is an Open Source web application server that enables the creation
and management of dynamic web-based applications.
The pages for this site are initially coded using
the freely available Netscape Composer (part of the Nescape Communicator).
The fine tuning is done by hand using Notepad or WordPad.
Many of the photography, images and graphics from
this site have been taken or created by Kirsti A. Dyer, MD, MS, using Corel
Photo-Paint and Microsoft Paint. Other images, graphics and photographs
have been created using the Corel Photo-Paint collection, photos and clipart,
© 1988-1997 Corel Corporation in compliance with their copyright restrictions.
Additional images, graphics and photographs have been created using Photo
Gallery 5,000 Volume 1 and 2 by Media Graphics © 1997 Media Graphics
International. The resources in the Photo Gallery have been released for
unlimited use on the Internet.
In addition to providing copyright information
we are also giving credit where credit is due and citing relevant references
used in creating pages for the Journey of Hearts website or the "Transformations
on the Journey" Forum. Information contained on this site is supported
by clear references to the author, writer, designer or artist source data
and, where possible, have specific HTML links have been included to the
Copyright Problems or Missing Credits
Despite attempts to track down the original author
of a resource, there may be instances when we are unsuccessful or in error.
If you find something on the Journey of Hearts site that is misquoted or
attributed to the wrong author, or if you are an author or interested party
of any of the written works displayed on this site and wish for it to be
attributed appropriately or removed, please notify us at: email@example.com
and it will be remedied.
Copyright and responsibility for accuracy and
content of the comments posted on Transformations on the Journey remain
with the poster. Transformation on the Journey design, graphics and
content not belonging to posters and otherwise specified are copyrighted
©2000-2001 by Journey of Hearts Domain Designer Kirsti A. Dyer, MD,
Transformations on the Journey
Any questions or concerns regarding these copyrights
and credits for the Journey of Hearts site should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law
on the planet.
Whenever a copyright
law is to be made or altered, then the idiots assemble.
Mark Twain, 1903
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