Copyright, Use, and Distribution

Unless otherwise noted, all material on this site, including photographs, images, contents, and documents, is copyright Penni L Smith, and ALL rights are reserved.


Most of the images on this site are either public domain, or are copyright by the creator identified, and are used in accordance with the license specified by the creator.

Any photographs or artwork on this or any other site that are copyright by Penni L. Smith have all rights reserved and may not be downloaded, distributed, printed, modified, or used in any way without written permission.  An exception is that an image may be printed or distributed in the context of printing and distributing the entire page for personal use only.

Material Available for Distribution and Use

Some material may be specifically labeled for distribution, and that constitutes written permission as long as the terms are adhered to.

Written material in PDF files may be printed or shared for personal use, providing full credit is given to Penni L Smith, and that no links are deleted or rendered inactive (where applicable).


Penni L Smith is very likely to grant permission for use, as long as you don’t just take what is not yours.  Contact Penni L Smith.

Commercial Use

No content of any kind contained on this site may be downloaded, printed, or distributed via print or electronic format for any commercial use without prior written permission.

Personal Information Privacy Policy

Penni L Smith will NEVER give, rent, share, sell, or transfer any personal information collected on this site or through any contact with her to any third party. She may store information from any contact in order to facilitate a response and conduct her own business. No email contact will be initiated without the visitor’s permission, and will be discontinued promptly upon request.  Use of the contact or comment forms by a visitor constitutes permission to respond to that comment or inquiry, and to allow e-mail contact.

Unless otherwise required by statute, Penni L. Smith does not identify publicly who sends questions or comments through this web site or from any other contact. The exception is comments on the blog, which do require a user name. No e-mail address from a blog comment is ever posted for others to see.

Website Information & Usage does not obtain information that will personally identify web site visitors through most usage, except when optional forms are completed by the visitors’ choice. Our host or other analysis services may collect information about visitors’ use of this website. This is collected automatically without any personal or identifying information. This includes: the domain name from which a user accesses the internet, the date and time and duration the user was connected to the site, the internet address of the website from which a user linked directly to this website, the type of browser used to access this site, and the search engine and keywords used when searching for this site. This information is in aggregate to measure website performance.

Cookies may be used to handle browsing activity, but such use is only temporary, and is not stored.

When deemed appropriate at her sole discretion, Penni L Smith may provide visitor information, including identifying information that may have been entered into the site by the visitor, to authorized law enforcement agencies.


Links to this website are welcome and encouraged.

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