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BrainMass Copyright Notification Policy

BrainMass takes its intellectual property obligations seriously. If you believe in good faith that any material posted in the BrainMass Solution Library infringes your copyright in an original work, you may file a Notice of Alleged Infringement with us and we will respond accordingly.

To file a Notice of Alleged Infringement, please send us a written communication, by mail, fax or e-mail, setting out the following:

  1. A detailed description of the work that you believe has been infringed, including a copyright registration number if applicable
  2. A detailed description of the material that you believe is infringing the work described above, including a reference to the URL within the BrainMass website on which the material was found.
  3. Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, so that BrainMass can contact you to follow up.
  4. The following statement:

    "I have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in this notice is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
  5. Your physical or electronic signature.

Send your notice to:

BrainMass Copyright Notifications
76 Prospect Street
Newmarket, ON, Canada
L3Y 3T2; or
By Fax: 1-866-850-4149; or
By E-mail to: copyrightnotice@brainmass.com

Upon receiving your notice, we will conduct an appropriate investigation, which may include contacting the individual who posted the allegedly infringing material, and may give that individual an opportunity to respond to your notice. In due course, we will advise you of the outcome of our investigation and the steps taken, if any, to address the alleged infringement. In appropriate circumstances, we will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material.

Please note that you may be subject to liability under applicable laws if you materially misrepresent that particular material or a particular activity infringes your copyright. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material posted in the BrainMass Solutions Library infringes your copyright, you may wish to consult a lawyer before submitting a Notice of Alleged Infringement.

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Last updated March 23, 2010