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• You may not copy any of our links, original text and copy, graphics, audio, video, lists, lists of sites, unique html, or other elements that make up the original nature of our Sites and this site.
• Our graphics are not advertised as “free”, therefore our graphics should not be copied without our direct written permission.
• If you use any of our material elsewhere by permission, you need to cite source, as you are required to do in research papers, when quoting or paraphrasing material from external sources.
• How much you quote is limited even when you have permission.
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COPYRIGHT LAW AND THE WORLD WIDE WEB
Under copyright law a web page is defined as the unique underlying design of that web page and its contents, including:
• Original Text & Copy
• List of sites compiled by an individual or organization
• Html and/or other unique markup language sequences
• All other unique elements that make up the original nature of the page
Whenever creating a web page, you cannot:
• Put the contents of another person’s or organization’s web site on your web page
• Copy and/or paste information together from various online resources to create your own document. You can quote and/or paraphrase in limited amounts, so long as you give credit to the original source and the location of the source.
• Copy and paste another sites list of resources on your own web page
• Some organizations are happy to let you use their logos with permission as it provides free advertising. They may want to know who is using their logos and for what purpose their logos are being used. All sites wanting to use logos may not be approved as the purpose(s) of using the logos may not properly align with the purpose(s) of the copyright owner(s). Permission should be obtained on a individual usage and per site basis.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that their rights under U.S. Copyright Law have been infringed on the Internet. Under the law, copyright owners who believe that their rights have been infringed by unauthorized use of their protected works appearing online may contact the service provider hosting the material in question, directly or through their authorized agents, and request that the infringing material be removed or access to it disabled.
Our Sites, this site, and NaplesBackyardHistory.org and NaplesPanorama.org take allegations of copyright infringement very seriously. If you believe in good faith that our Sites, this site, or NaplesBackyardHistory.org and NaplesPanorama.org contains on our Sites, this site, our pages, or that we are the current hosting service provider of material that infringes your copyright, you may submit a written notification of claimed infringement to our Sites or NaplesBackyardHistory.org and NaplesPanorama.org immediately. We, in turn will immediately investigate the claim to the fullest of our abilities and either resolve the claim by providing properly validated authorization for the content in question, or immediately remove the content from our Sites, this site, and any of our pages.
NOTE: No other notices or communications should be sent to the designated agent, who is appointed solely for the purpose of receiving notices of copyright claims under the DMCA. Specific requirements for proper notification of claimed infringement are set forth in the DMCA (see 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c)(3)). Valid notification must be a written communication that includes all of the following elements:
• Signature of copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner;
• Identification of copyrighted work claimed to be infringed;
• Identification of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
• Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party (address, phone number and, if available, email address);
• A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
• A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right allegedly being infringed.
Please be aware that there are substantial penalties for false claims. If a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, you may submit a counter notification to the service provider’s designated agent. A valid counter notification is a written communication that incorporates the following elements:
• A physical or electronic signature;
• Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
• A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification;
• Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of federal district court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if your address is outside of the U.S., for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the complainant.
This information should not be construed as legal advice. You may wish to consult independent legal counsel before filing a DMCA related notification or counter-notification. Consult professional legal counsel for more information.
For further information about copyrights, visit the website of the United States Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov.
For DMCA copyright information, to become a member, and for assistance with takedown services you may visit www.dmca.org.
A copy of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is available in PDF format at www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf.
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