DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA)
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This policy is intended to implement the procedures set forth in 17 U.S.C. Section 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") for the reporting of alleged copyright infringement. It is the policy of Constitution Society (CS) (the "Society") to respect the legitimate rights of copyright owners and their agents and representatives. Users of any part of the society computing system are required to respect the legal protections provided by applicable copyright law.
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §107, the information and materials provided through this website which do not bear a copyright notice associated with this society constitute a "fair use" of the materials provided. They are distributed exclusively with the intent of:
Materials are NOT provided for or intended for any commercial purpose whatsoever and therefore do not constitute a "commercial use" of third party materials without the express consent of the owner. Some of our Youtube videos may contain advertisements, but rest assured that we DID NOT authorize them and they appear ONLY because a third party with matching content HIJACKED our video for their own benefit. For such cases, we eventually remove such content to ensure that our videos do not even "appear" commercial.
For further information on "commercial speech", see:
Commercial Speech, Form #05.015
Any attempt to obstruct or interfere with this society, its activities, or the dissemination of information on this website or its Youtube channel shall be regarded as an attempt to:
Several government works are posted on this website. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §105, these works are NOT protected by the copyright act and may be freely downloaded and shared. Such works include, but are not necessarily limited to:
The Society's Designated Agent to receive notification of alleged infringement under the DMCA is:
Constitution Society (CS)
Click here to send an email to the Copyright Agent.
(This email address is only for copyright infringement claims.You will not receive a reply if the matter is not a copyright issue.)
Upon receipt of proper notification of claimed infringement, Society will follow the procedures outlined in this policy and in the DMCA.
The following elements must be included in your copyright infringement claim:
Failure to include all of the above information may result in a delay of the processing or the DCMA notification.
All users of any part of the Society website must comply with all applicable copyright laws. However, if the Society receives proper notification of claimed copyright infringement, it will respond expeditiously by removing, or disabling access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. The Society will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA upon receiving any counter notification.
Please allow at least three business days to process any complaint or counter-notification. The Society will process these items as rapidly as possible, but cannot predict the number of active items it may have at any given time.
Infringement of the copyrights of others violates the Terms of Service for all of the Society's computing systems and networks. Under appropriate circumstances, Society may restrict or terminate the access of its system or network users who are repeat infringers. The Society will cooperate with copyright holders if it believes that any repeat infringer's activity is both (a) persistent and (b) willful and/or for purposes of financial gain, and such cooperation may include, among other things, the release of otherwise private user information after appropriate notification and (if necessary) due process of law.
This DMCA policy is effective as of August 12, 2020
Those who use our Member Forums, Contact Us Page, or Email address to correspond with or respond to us or other members implicitly give us constructive permission to reuse all such materials with ALL personally identifying information removed to protect the privacy of those involved. That is the main purpose for having such vehicles to begin with. This is the only way we can continually improve our materials. Your privacy is important to us.
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Original date: 2018 February 12