Copyright policy advisement regarding articles
Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. Regarding your contribution to ARTICLE, we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from web sites or printed material without the express permission of the author or copyright holder. Lacking this, the copied content you added has been removed, rephrased or replaced by a boilerplate copyright template.
Although brief quotations are permitted in accordance with non-free content policy and guideline, please ensure that your contributions to Wikipedia are primarily written in your own words. If you believe that using language from a source is not a copyright violation, or if you have permission from the copyright holder to release the content freely under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike License 3.0 (CC-BY-SA), then you should do one of the following:
- If you have permission from the author, leave a message explaining the details at the talk page of the article and send an email with the message to "permissions-en (at) wikimedia (dot) org". See Wikipedia:Requesting copyright permission for instructions.
- If a note on the original website states that re-use is permitted under the CC-BY-SA or compatible license or released into the public domain leave a note at the talk page of the article with a link to where we can find that note.
- If you own the copyright to the material, you may either send an e-mail from an address associated with the original publication to permissions-en(at)wikimedia(dot)org or a postal message to the Wikimedia Foundation permitting re-use under the CC-By-SA and GFDL, and note that you have done so on the talk page of the article, or place a note releasing the material as above at the external site. See Wikipedia:Donating copyrighted materials for instructions.