This document describes proper use of the Gentoo name, the "g" logo and any other associated marks for software and computer-related efforts that are not under the direction of the Gentoo Foundation, Inc. If you have any questions about these guidelines, please contact Gentoo Foundation, Inc.
Gentoo Foundation, Inc. reserve the right to change these terms from time to time at their sole discretion. For that reason, we encourage you to review this statement periodically.
The Gentoo project
The volunteer development efforts currently directed by Gentoo Foundation, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation.
Works produced by the Gentoo project
Any works that are copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc.
The "g" logo
All artwork produced by the Gentoo project (see above definition).
Gentoo community site
A non-profit website whose primary objective is to provide any Gentoo user with additional information on Gentoo and Gentoo-related topics.
3. Ownership of marks
The name "Gentoo" and the "g" logo are currently trademarks of Gentoo Foundation, Inc.
4. Use of Gentoo name
You are permitted to use the Gentoo name in computer-related works, provided that:
We do not consider these restrictions to apply to the Gentoo file manager project, developed by Emil Bink, as it is not an operating system project.
5. Use of Gentoo Logo and artwork
You are permitted to use the Gentoo "g" logo and artwork copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc. (hereafter called "Gentoo artwork") under the following conditions:
Commercial use of the Gentoo "g" logo and Gentoo artwork is allowed for any software or computer hardware product that contains or is based upon works produced by the Gentoo project, or any project or service referencing Gentoo or the Gentoo Project, provided that the following conditions are met:
Commercial use of the Gentoo "g" logo and Gentoo artwork for any other purpose is expressly denied.
Non-commercial use of the "g" logo and Gentoo artwork is permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
6. Gentoo Community Projects
Gentoo Foundation, Inc. grant Gentoo community sites, as defined above, the right to use the Gentoo name in their project name and fully qualified domain name provided that:
Any other use of the Gentoo name, logo and artwork remains bound by the beforementioned guidelines.
The contents of this document, unless otherwise expressly stated, are licensed under the CC-BY-SA-2.5 license. The Gentoo Name and Logo Usage Guidelines apply.