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Copyright Policy

Effective Date: September 11, 2012
Downloadable Version: PDF ICON Copyright Policy
  This document is available in alternate format on request.


The Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (hereafter referred to as “Humber” or “the College”) is required to comply with Canadian Copyright Law, institutional licensing agreements and the Universal and Berne International copyright conventions to which Canada is a signatory. This means that the reproduction, use and dissemination of copyright protected materials, regardless of format, are subject to certain limits and restrictions.


This applies to employees and students of the College. Copyright applies to all original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works.


Copyright: the exclusive legal right given to a creator to reproduce, publish, sell or distribute their work.


  1. It is the responsibility of Humber faculty, staff and students to be aware of the restrictions and to copy and distribute materials in accordance with institutional directives.
  2. The department of Library Services communicates these restrictions via Humber’sinstitutional website as well as through other commonly used means of communication.


Copyright Act of Canada, 1985

Humber Fair Dealing Policy