Posting or providing access to material that violates the copyrights of others is prohibited. No copyrighted materials, including educational materials subject to copyright, may be posted anywhere on the Lopez School Website, without the authorization of the copyright owner.
Sources outside the classroom or school must be cited appropriately. Most creative works, including text, photos, books, computer software, music, and films, are covered under copyright laws. Copyright law protects all Web sites unless stated otherwise on that site. This includes sites that do not include a copyright symbol. Duplicating a portion of a site, or using pictures or text from another site, is prohibited without the explicit permission of the author.
All student work is copyrighted. Permission to publish any student work requires permission from the parent or guardian. The Webmaster should collect permissions every year from students to allow their work or photos to appear on the site.
Teachers and staff must use their own original material unless they have written permission or legal license to use other materials (this includes text, graphics, images, audio and video clips).
Permission is not needed for a word link ("hypertext" link), but it is required when the link includes a trademarked logo from the linked site, or a framed link. Knowingly providing links to Web sites that contain pirated materials is prohibited.
Lopez Island School has adopted and enforces the standards set forth in these Web Policy Guidelines for materials posted on its Website and on the personal Web pages it hosts. The School reserves the right to remove or disable access to material that violates its acceptable use policies. However, Lopez Island Schools does not assume any responsibility or liability for content provided by others, including content provided by faculty, staff, and students on their own personal Web pages, nor does Lopez Island Schools assume any liability or responsibility for failure to enforce its acceptable use standards as set forth herein. By providing links to other sites, Lopez Island School District does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites.