Copyright notice

Here are the basic copyright rules:

  1. This website, in its entirety, as it is designed, compiled, and presented, is copyright to Alison Kilpatrick, and her heirs and representatives. You do not have the right to copy or publish pages, or parts of pages from the Arborealis web site, onto your web site, or into a book or a computer or any other medium, without my written permission. This copyright extends to all pages written and published to both the new and the the old sites published under the name, Arborealis, whether or not pages from the old site appear on the new one.

  2. No part of this web site, including data in the public domain, may be used for commercial purposes, OR appear in any web site or any other publication or medium that has links to commercial interests, of any kind, whatsoever. **This includes websites or any other medium that feature advertisements, regardless of purpose or intent.**

  3. Use the Contact form to request permission to use or cite information from this web site.

  4. Biographical sketches, family history reports, and all other articles written by Alison Kilpatrick are copyright to Alison Kilpatrick, and her heirs and representatives.

  5. The facts contained in this web site are not copyright to Alison Kilpatrick, or to anyone. This means that the fact of someone's birth, marriage, or death is not copyrightable to any person, real or corporate. You may gather such facts from this web site—but just the facts—and use them freely. Examples of facts include dates and places of birth, marriage, and death, the names of parents and siblings, and nature of trade or occupation. When in doubt, use the Contact page to request clarification.

  6. Articles that are older than 100 years, and which have been transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, are generally in the public domain. Citations or usage of public domain material are subject to No. 2, above. In addition, because the design and layout of web pages is copyright to the web author, you may not reproduce a page or series of pages of this website, in whole or in part, simply because they contain public domain material.

When in doubt, drop me a line.

best regards,

Alison Kilpatrick