Template:License enforcement request

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I am the copyright holder of an image which you have used on your website. Thank you for using this image, which I had uploaded to the free media repository Wikimedia Commons. You have used the image in your website at example URL. Unfortunately, although the image hosted by Wikimedia Commons at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Example.jpg is free to use, the image license I have licensed the image under (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0) requires appropriate attribution, and you have failed to do this. Please rectify this immediately, following the attribution requirements given on the file's page on Wikimedia Commons. If you have any questions, you can contact me, the copyright holder. Thank you for your co-operation.

Yours,
Wikimedia Commons user Example
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Example

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Place this template on your user talk page, your user sandbox or anywhere else convenient. Copy the resulting text into your email, and if you wish, delete your template use from the wiki page. Edit the email as appropriate (for example to add more files), and send it to the user of your image. Be sure to make it clear that you are NOT acting on behalf of Commons. You are the copyright holder, and acting to enforce YOUR copyright.

Usage

{{License enforcement request |name= |URL= |file= |license= |user= |userrealname= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
name name for "Dear..." Sir/Madam optional
URL URL where image used example URL required
file Commons filename File:Example.jpg required
license license(s) the file is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 optional
user your username Example required
userrealname your real name. You do not need to provide this to request users of your image respect your license. However, doing so may be helpful, as users of your image may not understand this. empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the User namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Localization

This template is not intended to be localized.

Example

{{License enforcement request|name=Mr. Evil|URL=http://example.com|file=File:Example.jpg|license=Free Art License|user=Example|userrealname=John Smith}}

Dear Mr. Evil,

I am the copyright holder of an image which you have used on your website. Thank you for using this image, which I had uploaded to the free media repository Wikimedia Commons. You have used the image in your website at http://example.com. Unfortunately, although the image hosted by Wikimedia Commons at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Example.jpg is free to use, the image license I have licensed the image under (Free Art License) requires appropriate attribution, and you have failed to do this. Please rectify this immediately, following the attribution requirements given on the file's page on Wikimedia Commons. If you have any questions, you can contact me, the copyright holder. Thank you for your co-operation.

Yours,
John Smith
Wikimedia Commons user Example


http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Example