One Billion Minds Copyright Policy
This AGREEMENT sets forth our Copyright Policy. One Billion Minds is a powerful platform connecting innovators to Corporations, Non Profits and Individuals seeking to discover innovative solutions to challenging projects in Science, Business, Technology, Design and Social Innovation subject areas.
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This license includes, inter alia, the right for One Billion Minds to reproduce, represent, adapt, translate, digitize, use for advertising purposes, whether commercial or non-commercial, to sublicense or to transfer the content concerning each User (including information, pictures, descriptions, search criteria, etc.) over all or part of the Services and/or in any mailings of One Billion Minds and in general through any electronic communication media (email, SMS, MMS, WAP, Internet, CD Rom or DVD). Each User expressly authorizes One Billion Minds to modify said content in order to conform to the interface or display requirements of the Services or of other communications media as set forth above, and/or to render them compatible with its technical performance or media format in question. These rights are granted throughout the world and for the entire term of this Agreement. The User is prohibited from copying, reproducing or otherwise using the content relating to One Billion Minds for any purpose other than for those purposes strictly related to use of the One Billion Minds services.
If you believe in good faith that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide One Billion Minds the following information: An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site; Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. One Billion Minds agent for Notice of Claims of copyright infringement can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt of the written notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 6 above: One Billion Minds may remove or disable access to the material that is alleged to be infringing; One Billion Minds may forward the written notification to such alleged infringer; and One Billion Minds may take reasonable steps to promptly notify the alleged infringer that it has removed or disabled access to the material.
If the alleged infringer believes that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against it and it would like to submit a counter-notification, it may file a Counter-Notification in Response to Claim of Copyright Infringement with One Billion Minds. To be effective, a Counter-Notification must be a written communication provided to One Billion Minds for Notice that includes the following information: A physical or electronic signature of the alleged infringer; 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 the alleged infringer has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and The alleged infringer’s name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the alleged infringer consents to the jurisdiction of any judicial district in which One Billion Minds may be found, and that the alleged infringer will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person. Upon receipt of a Counter-Notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 4 above: One Billion Minds may promptly provide you with a copy of the Counter-Notification; One Billion Minds may inform you that it will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it within ten (10) business days; and One Billion Minds may replace the removed material or cease disabling access to the material within ten (10) to fourteen (14) business days following receipt of the Counter-Notification, provided One Billion Minds has not received notice from you that an action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain Subscriber from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on One Billion Minds network or system.You may want to seek the advice of independent legal counsel before filing a notification or counter-notification.
Complaints regarding Content
To notify One Billion Minds of Content that infringes your rights or is otherwise unlawful (“Specified Content”), you must send a notice to One Billion Minds by e-mail and provide the following information: Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address; A description of the Specified Content that your claim either infringes your rights or is otherwise unlawful, specifying which parts of it you believe infringe your rights, or are unlawful, and which parts you believe should be removed; A description of the exact location of the Specified Content on the Web Site; (In the event you believe that the Specified Content infringes your rights): A statement specifying in detail the rights you assert, and why the Specified Content infringes them; (In the event you believe that the Specified Content is otherwise unlawful): A statement specifying in detail which laws you believe are being breached, and why the Specified Content does so; A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are damaged by the Specified Content or authorized to act on such person’s behalf; and Your electronic or physical signature (as appropriate). When we receive a notice that complies with the above requirements, we will evaluate the information you provided (including, if appropriate, forwarding the notice to, or otherwise contacting the source of the Specified Content), and if appropriate in our judgment, remove or disable access to the Specified Content. In such case, we may notify the source of the Specified Content of your complaint and our action taken. In some cases, if the source of the Specified Content provides us with information indicating that the Specified Content has been removed wrongly, we may reinstate the Specified Content. Our take-down and re-instatement procedures are and remain at our sole discretion. You may want to seek the advice of independent legal counsel before filing a notice or responding to a notice filed by someone else.