Last Updated: February 6, 2018
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|Components||Intranet Usage||WWW Usage|
|Pistoia Alliance logo, UXLS logo and associated branding||May be used with Attribution, but may not be modified.||May not be used.|
|Content provided on “UX Approach and Principles” and “About Scientist” pages||May be used, as provided or modified, with Attribution.||Same as Intranet Usage|
|Content on “Methods” page||May be used, as provided or modified, with Attribution.||Same as Intranet Usage|
|“Methods” templates||May be used, as provided or modified, with Attribution.||Same as Intranet Usage|
|Case studies||Images and text may be used together, unedited, with Attribution. Case study company logos may not be used.||Same as Intranet Usage|
|Content on “Who We Are” page||Code may be used, as provided or modified, with Attribution.||Same as Intranet Usage|
|GitLab Code||Code may be used, as provided or modified, with Attribution.||Same as Intranet Usage|
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