Copyright & Credits





I respect and acknowledge the rights and hard work of creators of original content (text, image, video, etc.) I would like to give credit to the creators of original content, whose material I have used in this website (in the pages and not the blog posts) in one form or the other. Materials I have used in this website are generally licensed under Creative Commons. If they are not, then I have either obtained written permission from the creator of the original work, or used material (for example photographs or graphic work from a stock website) only as described/specified under the license agreement.

Creators, whose material (also either under CC or obtained using written permission) I have used in any specific blog post, are credited in the respective posts.


  1. The background pattern I have used in my main blog (this site) has been adapted from the Photoshop work called “patterns by onethirtytwo” by “onethirtytwo” created/posted on Aug 13th 2008. I found the work at The terms of use as specified in the website is “free for personal and commercial use.”
  2. The CG image of the brain I have used to create the “Random Thoughts” button displayed on the home page has been adapted from  “BodyParts3D, © The Database Center for Life Science licensed under CC Attribution-Share Alike 2.1 Japan.”
  3. The photograph of the butterfly I have used to create the “Random Thoughts” button displayed on the home page has been adapted from “Papilio Blumei,” 04-22-10 © Zakharchenko,  under standard license of agreement from
  4. Credit is also in place for timethief of one cool site. I have learnt a lot about the blogosphere from her blog, including, but not limited to copyrighting and blog performance. Thank you very much for your wonderful posts, timethief!

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Materials available freely over the internet (including material found in this website) doesn’t mean it belongs to  “public domain.”  Unless or otherwise specifically stated, all materials found in this website are licensed under the following categories:

Category 1: Exclusive rights

I hold the exclusive rights to any personal information I have posted in this website. Please do not copy, modify or transmit any personal information.

Category 2: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Please note that ALL the photographs in my gallery page and ALL the navigation buttons on the home page except the “Random Thoughts” button are licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Which means that the user can:

  1. ONLY Share (copy, distribute and transmit) the work


  1. The user must cite/acknowledge/attribute me (original content creator) with link back to the original content in this site.
  2. The user must not use any material for commercial purposes.
  3. The user must not modify, transform, alter or build upon this work.
Please attribute as follows: “Indranil Sinharoy © 2012 licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Category 3: Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)

All blog posts including the images accompanying the posts in this website and the “Random Thoughts” button on the front page of this website are licensed under Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0). Which means that the user can:

  1. Share (copy, distribute and transmit) the work
  2. Remix (adapt the work)

for both commercial and non commercial purposes, UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:

  1. The user must cite/acknowledge/attribute me (original content creator) with link back to the original content in this site.
  2. If the user modifies or uses any material for the user’s own work, he/she may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
Please attribute as follows: “Indranil Sinharoy © 2012 licensed under  Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0).

The user may obtain a waiver to the above license agreements only via a written permission from the copyright holder (which is me).

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All materials (posts, articles and images) represent my thoughts and reflections on particular topics of my interest. When I write any fact, I will try my best to ensure its correctness. However, I don’t guarantee that the stated facts will always be 100% absolute truth! So, please don’t cite me on it. Also, my views and feelings on certain issues may vary over time as I become more wise (I suppose :-)). But I do guarantee that my post will be an honest and objective reflection of my thoughts at the time of writing [I am not a very fickle person!]. Thank you.


2 thoughts on “Copyright & Credits

    • Thanks you Yadav. I am happy that something (I don’t know exactly what) caught your attention and brought you to this page. This is good because my intention was exactly that! I would like people visiting my site to visit this page too for the following reasons:
      1. I have given credits to people from whom I have taken help and
      2. I like to share content created by me (posts, resources, photographs and codes) with others, at the same time prevent the content from being abused.

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