Author: the person who created the work
Commercial licence: written commercial agreement between the University and the copyright owner (eg publisher/software company) and the University setting out the terms under which the product/material may be used and the terms of remuneration. Commercial licences usually pertain to multiple items of copyright material that have been packaged together as a commercial product, eg journal databases.
Communication: the electronic transmission of copyright material by email, or by making the material available online (via the Internet or Intranet).
Copyright Owner: the author at first instance. It may be another person or entity to whom the author has assigned (transferred) ownership rights.
Copyright Permission/Licence: written authorisation from the copyright owner/s for the use of their material. The use of copyright material under this permission or licence, must comply with the terms set out in the permission.
Reproduce: the act of making a copy.
Reproduction: the resulting copy. ‘Reproduction’ occurs when a copy or copies are made by means of scanning, photocopying, copying by hand, downloading, photographing, faxing, re-typing, etc.
Statutory licence: provisions within the Australian Copyright Act that allow the use of certain types of copyright material, subject to remuneration, in accordance with written agreements between designated copyright collecting societies and the University. These set out the terms under which certain types of copyright material may be used, and the requirements for data collection used to determine rates/amounts of remuneration and royalty distribution. Examples are the Part VB CAL licence and the Part VA Screenrights licence.
Third party material: material that was created by another person/s