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Last updated: Feburary 19, 2023
The following terms outline how the content of the Etteilla Foundation website https://etteilla.org can be freely re-used to support art, promote culture and advance research.
The Etteilla Foundation is committed to help create an inclusive and sustainable world where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential which is why, regardless of the following terms, the Etteilla Foundation content cannot be used to promote any malevolent activity including the promotion of hate, violence, racism, revisionism, sex-traffiking, disinformation and unlawful activities.
The Etteilla Foundation wishes to encourage the use of our collection to help disseminate knowledge about the rich cultural heritage of playing cards, their rich art and symbolism.
Accordingly for the decks which are in the public domain (usually created before 1923) we are making our cards scans and deck renderings available under the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. Similarly the information on this site is equally available under the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).
Note this license only covers the imagery and information related to the Etteilla collection and does not apply to our logo, name and other branding elements
See below for a non-exhaustive list of non-commercial activities covered under this license that do not need to request permission for usage (but we would love to hear about it!).
Upon request, we are willing to allow the use of our content for commercial usage that is inline with the Foundation mission as outlined below.
Last but not least, we have an API that allows you to include our content in your site with less restrictive terms of service.
Etteilla Foundation is committed to support research and cultural education and is generally willing to provide commercial use permission free of charge for the following case (list non-exhaustive):
To request permission to use our content for commercial purposes, please use our contact form
For the avoidance of doubt, the Etteilla Foundation considers the following to be commercial activities (this list is not exhaustive):
The Etteilla Foundation considers the following activities to be non-commercial activities that are compatible with our CC BY-NC 4.0 license and the Foundation mission. If your planned usage falls into one of these categories, you don’t need to request permission and are free to re-use our content with proper attribution. We would love to hear about it and potentially promote it.
Note the following list is not exhaustive so feel free to contact us in case you feel your use-case quality for using our content.