Copyright Statement

All content (text, images, etc.) on this website is Copyright © Charles Cazabon 1998-2009. All rights reserved unless explicitly stated in writing.

Feel free to link to any of my pages. Please don't link directly to an image on my site; link to the page it is located on. For example, if you like the picture of Zena the Syrian hamster running in her wheel, link to, not to

In particular, you do not have permission to "hotlink" or "direct link" my images into your web log, web discussion board postings, or other web pages for any purpose. Don't do it — it constitutes a "derivative work" and a use of my images which I have not approved, and which I must pay the costs of providing. I take active measures to prevent such misuse of my content.

Some people have complained that "hotlinking" is the same as regular linking. It isn't; there are lots of places you can read about why hotlinking is bad, but here's a short explanation of what is and is not allowed:

This is the way you should be linking to my content:

<a href="">Here is a really cute hamster in an excercise ball.</a>

This is the way you should not be hotlinking my images:

Blah blah blah
<img src="">
Blah blah blah

If you would like to use any of my content (images or text) for any other purpose, please contact me first by sending mail to <web-content-contact-2009 @>.