ManagementParadise.com (MP) owns the copyright of all the content provided by its services and any possible use of the same can attract liability of civil or criminal nature.
MP shall not be liable for contents provided by any third party but reserves all rights to act against complains made against such third party content.
Every user grants MP a privilege to use the content supplied by each such User for the purposes of disclosure on the MP website.
This privilege includes, inter alia, the right for MP to reproduce, represent, adapt, translate, digitize, use for advertising purposes, whether commercial or non-commercial 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 MP and in general through any electronic communication media (email, SMS, MMS, WAP, Internet, CD Rom or DVD). The said privilege shall not affect any rights of ownership of the user in case of paid services.
Each User expressly authorizes MP 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.
Every user is prohibited from copying, reproducing or otherwise using the content relating to other users of MP without express authorization by the same for any purpose other than for those purposes strictly related to use of the MP services for personal purposes and to the extent permitted subject to the account settings of the user.
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. sec. 512, MP has set up a mechanism to receive complaints in cases of copyright infringement through a notice in a specified format. Any user, in good faith can complain any instance of infringement of a work, which he is the owner thereof or is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the said work.
Any complain regarding the alleged copyright violation should be made in the below given format.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notice Format:
Attn: Management Paradise Legal Department Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notification
The purpose of this letter is to address a very urgent matter regarding a case of copyright infringement and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). I am the owner of [URL]/ user of MP (account details) and the purpose of this notification is to report that the owner of [URL]/ alleged user with account detais – hereinafter referred to as ‘offender’ – has lifted verbatim some (or all) of my content from my website.
Please find below the DMCA Notice against the offender (with URL)
The copyrighted work at issue is the text that appears on: [Mention all YOUR links/ publication details]
Evidence to Prove Copyright Infringement:
[Give some examples like publication details or Google’s cache, archive.org’s cache, etc. in case of e-publications]
Below is a brief comparison of my work and the offender’s work:
The posts/pages where copyrighted work is published on are:
[Mention all offender’s links.]
In case the material is unlawful then state the law which is breached.
Personal Information: (Yours!)
I, in good faith, believe that use of the copyrighted material described above on the allegedly infringing web pages is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in this notification 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.
Upon the receipt of such notice MP may remove or disable the alleged material and notify the alleged infringer about the same. MP may also forward the notice to the alleged infringer. The alleged infringer may under good faith belief that complain has been made, may submit a counter-notice in the same abovementioned format and substantiate his right to publish the alleged infringed material, which MP would forward to the initial complainant.
MP would then evaluate and decide on the same and take any appropriate decision in accordance with its decision.