website usage terms and conditions


The following terms and conditions govern your use of this website and its content; by using this website (whether you are a subscribed user or a guest), you accept these terms and conditions in full.

For the purpose of the following terms and conditions, “The Creativity Operating System” refers to the (and website and the entire material included in it, including, but not limited to, all images, texts, design, and concept, unless noted explicitly noted otherwise.

copyrights and intellectual property

The Creativity Operating System is owned by Lidor Wyssocky, who is the owner of the copyrights for its entire content, except where otherwise noted explicitly.

The c.os model is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.
The Creativity Operating System book is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Please refer to the licensing section on this page and to the full text of the Creative Commons licenses for further details on how you can use the licensed material.

The usage license does not apply to external sites and content referenced from this website. Specifically, is owned by Lidor Wyssocky and is explicitly marked as All Rights Reserved.

The following terms and logos are trademarks owned by Lidor Wyssocky and cannot be used without written permission (except for attribution purpose): The Creativity Operating System™, The Creativity OS™, c.os™, the c.os model™.

other terms

Acceptable Use Policy

You agree not to use this website to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (i) that violates any third-party right or any intellectual property or proprietary right; (ii) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive, promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (iii) that is harmful to minors in any way; or (iv) that is in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.

In addition, you agree not to: (i) upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the website any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (ii) send through the website unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages; (iii) use the website to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users without their consent; (iv) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the website, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, whether through password mining or any other means; (vi) harass or interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the website; or (vi) use software or automated agents or scripts to produce multiple accounts on the website, or to generate automated searches, requests, or queries to the website.

Limitation on Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall the owner of this website or our suppliers be liable to you or any third-party for any lost profits, lost data, costs of procurement of substitute products, or any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages arising from or relating to these terms or your use of, or incapability to use the site even if the owner has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Access to and use of the site is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your device or computer system, or loss of data resulting therefrom.

privacy policy

Please refer to our detailed Privacy Policy.

c.os model licensing

Creativity is universal. While all human beings are born creative, the journey of learning what makes us creative and how to realize our potential is ongoing. This is why we decided to open the c.os model and encourage its evolution by the community.

The c.os model is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. This means you can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as well as remix, transform, and build upon the model, as long as you meet all the following requirements:

  • Attribute the work as follows: “The Creativity Operating System by Lidor Wyssocky (but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use)
  • Include a link back to
  • Provide a link to the licensing information on this page
  • If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your resulting work under the same Creative Commons license with a clear indication of the changes

We’d love it if you would also tell us how you are extending the model so we can consider incorporating your addition into the formal model (with the appropriate attribution, of course).

Please note that the CC BY-SA 4.0 license applies only to the c.os model. Other material available on this site, including The Creativity Operating System book, is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0, which prohibits commercial usage of the licensed material.

Please refer to the full license terms for more details.

Last Updated: February 02, 2021

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