Copyright Notice and Copying Policy

The materials and WWW page lay-outs stored at the site are protected by copyright. Individual authors of works and the Asian Traditional Archery Research Network (ATARN) affirm our ownership of copyright in all these materials, and affirm our moral rights as creators.

You may make transient copies of the works on this web page in computer RAM memory and on fixed disks for the purposes of caching and off-line reading functions normally provided by your web browser software.

Your local copyright law may provide for limited further copies or printing of these materials for the purposes of private research, educational use or study.

Private research and educational use

Where no other specific permission is shown, you may make a single print-out or permanent copy of any one ATARN .html file, together with its associated image files (but not hyper-linked files), per calendar month for your own use or to send to a friend. 

The copying of any ATARN material for purposes of, or in connection with, any trade or business (including charitable or non-profit-making purposes,) cable or wireless broadcast, publication in any medium, or public performance of ATARN material requires the permission of the authors in advance. The authors may impose a charge for such use.

Files on this website contain some materials in which underlying copyright may have expired. However, they have been arranged and enhanced by the labour, skill and effort of the authors of this site and are protected by copyright.

Some literary works and images have been made available for copying in a non-commercial context without needing to get permission in advance. Such instances are clearly marked and the conditions of use are set out separately.

The original artwork (guache on cloth) on the basis of which parts of the 'welcome page', are based is hereby advertised for sale for US$250, proceeds of which will be used to support this web page.

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23 September 1998