Here you’ll find the respective licenses for the open-source platforms I work with. WordPress, Joomla, CubeCart, and Zen Cart are Open-source platforms, created by the community for the community. The licenses that they use are exceptionally open, but with some commercial restraints. It is up to every website operator to evaluate their own website’s legal needs, and It may be advisable to have a legal expert or practicing lawyer evaluate each individual site. The licenses below are the respective software use licenses for each platform, which are presented by the companies or organizations maintaining WordPress, Joomla, CubeCart, and Zen Cart.
- WordPress (Released under the GPLv2 License):License Page
- Joomla (Released under the GPLv2 License):License Page
- CubeCart (Released under the CubeCart v4 Software License Agreement): License Page
- Zen Cart (Released under the GPL License):License Page
- Volusion (self-hosted under their own license):License Page
- BigCommerce (self-hosted under their own license):License Page
Files Release and Usage Rights Information
For releasing your website’s files, the only qualification is that the final payment is completed. Built-in to my standard website design contract is a clause fully releasing your files for use as soon as the final payment is completed in full and has cleared completely.
If you believe that any work Austin Themes has produced violates your copyright, please contact ryan immediately to get the issue resolved. I treat all copyright issues with the utmost seriousness, and will remove or alter content as necessary ASAP.
Built-in to my standard web design contract is a confidentiality clause, ensuring that Austin Themes staff take the utmost precautions to keep your information safe. While we can’t promise 100% security, every reasonable effort will be made to protect both physical backups, and to protect any sensitive client data that has been posted in a web-accessible location. For pre-contract discussions, I also offer a non-disclosure agreement to satisfy any pre-contract confidentiality issues.
For any other questions about legal issues or licensing concerns, please use the contact form to contact me.
Logos and Graphics
The WordPress, Joomla, CubeCart, ZenCart, and VirtueMart logos are properties of their respective owner(s) and/or holding organizations, and no affiliation or endorsement is implied by their logos being used on the AustinThemes.com website. The WordPress, Joomla, CubeCart, ZenCart, and VirtueMart logos are included only to show that I offer services relating to their respective server-side software applications.
Logo Use terms by Platform:
- Joomla – requires registration, conditional use logo
- WordPress – free to use with only minor limitations
- Zen Cart – no specific reference available, but implied by tutorial.
AustinThemes.com uses graphics from the following sources: