The copyrights to all copyrighted content contained in this public online presence (i.e. in this website, internet application, app or this social media channel) such as – but not restricted to -, photographs, videos, images and texts are held by the Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR), the German Aerospace Center, unless another copyright owner is indicated. Thus, “source: DLR” means that the copyrights belong to the Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR). In each individual case and before using the material, the indicated copyright holders must be asked for permission (for a license) to use the material.
1.a. Asking for a permission to use if the copyrights are vested in DLR
If you would like to ask for an individual permission (license) to use a copyrighted content contained in this public Internet presence and if DLR is indicated as the respective copyright holder, please contact:
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR)
Public Affairs and Communications Department, Communications section
51147 Cologne (Koeln)
Phone: +49 2203 601-2116
Fax: +49 2203 601-3249
E-Mail: bildredaktion [at] dlr.de
1.b. Rights of use for copyrighted content if DLR is not the copyright holder
2. As the case may be: Creative Commons license (CC license)
If expressly stated (e.g. in a caption, in a text section, under “Information” given to the respective work), certain photographs, videos, images and texts are licensed under a Creative Commons license. There are different versions of CC licenses, the most commonly used is the CC-BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/de/deed.en). This license allows that you may share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (remix, transform, and build upon the material) for any purpose, even commercial on condition that you reproduce the licensor’s rights notices required in the license deed AND that you provide the resulting content under the same license CC-BY 3.0. Examples of how DLR usually indicates that these requirements apply for the respective content: “Image: DLR, CC-BY 3.0”, “Video: DLR, CC-BY 3.0”. For a description of other CC license versions see https://creativecommons.org/licenses/?lang=en .
Photographs, videos, images and texts that contain no reference to a CC license and for which only the respective copyright holders are indicated as the source (e.g: “Source: DLR”) are not licensed under a CC license.
3. Use of DLR content by the press, radio and television stations
4. No restriction of the rights of others
- The rights that everyone has due to the limitations of copyright law (such as the right to quote) or legal permits (established in some countries as the doctrine of fair use)
- The originator´s moral rights
- Rights of other people, either to the licensed object itself or with regard to its use, for example the personal rights of persons depicted, trademark rights to protected trademarks, etc..
5. No usage rights for certain content
Any license to use copyrighted material, including the Creative Commons license, extends only to the use of copyrighted material and does not include the permission to use protected trademarks – such as – the DLR logo and its components as well as other elements of the DLR corporate identity such as the “Blue Earth”. The DLR logo and its components may not be used by persons who are not DLR employees or who have not obtained permission from DLR to use it beforehand. If you are interested in using a trademark you have to ask the owner of the trademark rights separately for permission of use.