The moment you create a work of art, you become the copyright holder of the work, according to the law in most of the countries. According to the US law, "Your work is under copyright protection the moment it is created and fixed in a tangible form that it is perceptible either directly or with the aid of a machine or device.
When you publish your content publicly, through any medium where people can read, listen or watch the work, it is considered published. Once it appears publicly, it can only be re-published.
The author of the work retains all rights which he/she already holds over the work submitted to Kalkion. The author is the 'owner' of the submitted work.
Kalkion reserves the right to removes any content without prior notice to the author. Kalkion reserves the rights to republish the content on its sister sites in 'text' (online) format. Kalkion reserves the rights to translate the published work in any language in 'text' (online) format.
If we do plan to publish/produce your work in any other format – printed, audio or video, we will get in touch with you and will do so under a new contract, subject to your acceptance.
Once you publish your stories to Kalkion, and you wish to send it to other publishers as well, they will be considered 'published' and you can send it for 'republishing'. You may need to mention it to your new publisher that the story has already published in Kalkion.
Since July 13, 2011, we will publish our content under two licenses.
1. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
2. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License.
In-house news, articles blogs and editorials will be released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. This license means that anyone is free to use the content anywhere as long as he/she adherers to the license.
Content submitted by non-staff authors, which includes Fiction, Poetry, Art will be released under the second licence 'Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License.' Read more about the licence on Creative Common's website.
However, if you don't want to release your work under a creative commons licence, you can request that with your submission and we will respect that.
In case of any copyright violation, Kalkion will not be the party involved. All legal and moral disputes must be resolved between, among, the authors of the works and the parties involved. Kalkion will not entertain any such charges, request. Kalkion, while tries its best to ensure no copy-right violation, must not be held responsible for any such violation. The charges, if any, should be made on the author of the work and not Kalkion.
The content of this page may change in future.