[otn / coding / licensing]

This is the license document I attached to all my assignments now as they are submitted, to ensure that I have legal recourse to stop my papers from being submitted to Turnitin.com and similar sites. However, IANAL so you are on your own using this license. I hereby place this license document into the public domain, which means that you may explicitly use it for any purposes you see fit. You may still wish to cite it, just to avoid all accusations of plagiarism whatsoever.

Please explictly note the third clause in the license, which states that the work may not be copied except for a single archival copy for up to 1 year. The forth clause also goes on to note further restrictions on the work.

This work is copyright Full Name of Author, YEAR.

  1. You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited license to use this work in compliance with University policies for academic purposes only.
  2. This work is confidential and copyrighted. Title to this work and all associated intellectual property rights is retained by the Author and/or its licenser's.
  3. Except as specifically authorized in any Supplemental License Terms, you may not make copies of this work, other than a single copy for archival purposes for up to 1 year in compliance with University policies.
  4. Unless enforcement is prohibited by applicable law, you may not distribute, modify, decompile, or reverse engineer this work.
  5. No right, title or interest in or to any content, trademark, service mark, logo or trade name of the Author or their licensor's is granted under this Agreement.
  6. This Agreement is effective until terminated. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all copies of this work. This Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from the Author if you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement. Upon Termination, you must ensure destruction of all copies of the work, including those provided to third parties.
  7. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, this Agreement will remain in effect with the provision omitted, unless omission would frustrate the intent of the parties, in which case this Agreement will immediately terminate.
  8. This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and the author relating to its subject matter. It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals, representations and warranties and prevails over any conflicting or additional terms of any quote, order, acknowledgment, or other communication between the parties relating to its subject matter during the term of this Agreement. No modification of this Agreement will be binding, unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of each party.