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Open by Default: Copyright and use of materials from ddc.dk
The mission of the Danish Design Centre is to generate maximal value for Danish companies, and as a public-sector organisation we strive to make all our products freely available. We call this ‘Open by Default’, which means that you are free to use and reuse the materials on this website, unless otherwise labelled.

Generally, the content on danskdesigncenter.dk is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY).  

This means that, unless otherwise stated, you are free to share – that is, copy and redistribute the material via any medium or format – and adapt – remix, transform and expand on the material – for  any purpose, including commercial uses.

The only condition is that you credit the Danish Design Centre and label the work with the Creative Commons licence.

You can read more about Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. (CC BY 4.0)  

High-resolution press photos from the Danish Design Centre can be downloaded from Flickr.

Much of the content on danskdesigncenter.dk was created in collaboration with or made available by external partners. Naturally, the Danish Design Centre respects the intellectual property rights and copyright of content creators. Any licencing requirements that deviate from the terms for the standard licence are therefore stated wherever relevant.

Exemptions from our general Creative Commons Attribution licence mainly apply to photos, graphic design and videos .

We use the following types of copyright and licences on danskdesigncenter.dk:

Copyright
All rights reserved
Copyright

All rights reserved. You are not allowed to distribute the work without permission from the rightholders.

Public Domain
Free use
Public Domain

No restrictions on use.

CC BY
Attribution
CC-BY

This licence lets others distribute, remix, tweak and build upon the work, even for commercial purposes, provided they credit the original creation. This is the default licence of the Danish Design Centre.

CC BY NC
Attribution – Non-Commercial
CC-BY-NC

This licence lets others remix, tweak and build upon the work for non-commercial purposes. Although their new works must acknowledge the original and be non-commercial, they are not required to licence their derivative works under identical terms.

CC BY ND
Attribution – No Deriv
CC-BY-ND

This licence allows for redistribution for commercial and non-commercial purposes, provided that the work is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to the original.

CC BY SA
Attribution – Share Alike
CC-BY-SA

This licence lets others remix, tweak and build upon the work, also for commercial purposes, provided they credit the original and licence their new creations under identical terms.

CC BY NC SA
Attribution – Non-Commercial – Share Alike
CC-BY-NC-SA

This licence lets others remix, tweak and build upon the work for non-commercial purposes, provided they credit the original and licence their new creations under identical terms.

CC BY NC ND
Attribution – Non-Commercial – NoDerivs
CC-BY-NC-ND

This is the most restrictive of the six main licences. It allows others to download and share the works, provided they credit the original, but not to change them in any way or use them commercially.

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