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Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Students at SHS: YouTube

What you need to know...

It is important to understand the following:

Embedding a Video on a Website -   Embedding a video means that you are using YouTube's widget/media code to add it to your website.  If the owner has not enabled this option, you can't embed the video. If enabled the video can be played on your website and provides the user the ability to return  to the  original YouTube video page.  It is recommended you use the following when embedding videos on your website: Permission to embed videos is granted under YouTube's Terms of Service - section 6C.

 

Downloading YouTube Videos - Unless the video is accompanied by a Creative Common's license you should assume that this is illegal.  

 

Linking to a YouTube Video - it is fine to link to a video on your website or other online product

YouTube Video

Permission to embed this video is granted under YouTube's Terms of Service - section 6C.


This is an example of a video that I can embed on my website under the YouTube Terms of Service but cannot download as the copyright is held by the book publishing company.  I would need to get permission from HarperCollins.  I found this under the video by clicking on show more.

 

YouTube Video

Permission to embed this video is granted under YouTube's Terms of Service - section 6C.


Return to the YouTube page for this video, click on show more and you will see this video includes a Creative Common's license providing you with information on re-use.