Fair Use Policy
Date of last revision: October 11, 2016
Fair use is a copyright principle based on the belief that the public is entitled to freely use portions of copyrighted materials for purposes of education, commentary and criticism. This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.
Logos, Pictures, Links, and Fair Use
Some of the images or logos used to represent links on this website may qualify for fair usage in the context described below. Some of these images may be screenshots of a copyrighted image of an organization, and are protected by copyright and/or trademark. The copyright for the image is most likely owned by the company or corporation that produced it. It is believed that the use of a limited number of web-resolution screenshots purely for identification and visual association to represent a link to the associated organization, qualifies as fair use under International copyright laws. Any other uses of this image, here or elsewhere, might be copyright infringement. Certain commercial use of this image may also be trademark infringement. For more information, see the individual copyright information by following the appropriate link to the organization’s web site. Use of the image here does not imply endorsement of the organization by this site or vice versa.
Non-Free Use Media Rationale
The entire image or logo is used to convey the meaning intended and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the intended image. The image or logo is a size and resolution sufficient to maintain the quality intended by the company or organization, without being unnecessarily high resolution. The image is placed on the page strictly as a visual aid to identify the organization associated with the link, solely in context of a subject of public interest. The significance of the image or logo is to help the reader identify the organization, assure the readers that they will reach the intended website associated with the organization by clicking on it, and to illustrate the organization’s intended branding message in a way that words alone could not convey. Because it is a logo, there is almost certainly no free equivalent. Any substitute that is not a derivative work would fail to convey the meaning intended, would tarnish or misrepresent its image, or would fail its purpose of identification or commentary.
The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this site are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by this site. The editorial staff of ABRImagery.com oversees and administers the site based on our editorial policy but should not be held accountable for all of the information you may find on this website.
If it is the organization’s belief that the usage of specific images used on our site containing copyrighted information conflicts with authorized use, and/or does not comply with fair use as described in this context, please contact us through our DMCA notice page and we will remove the offending image(s) immediately, or here at ross @ ABRImagery . com
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Notice
If you believe that material available on our site infringes on your copyright(s), please notify us by providing a DMCA notice. Upon receipt of a complete and valid notice, we will remove the material and make a good faith attempt to contact the user who uploaded or embedded the material by email.
In accordance with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”), ABRImagery.com avails itself of the protections under the Act.
ABRImagery has adopted and implemented a policy for addressing claims of copyright infringement, and for the termination, in appropriate circumstances as determined by us in our sole discretion, of users who are infringers of copyright. Further, we reserve the right to terminate, discontinue, suspend and/or restrict the ability to visit and/or use the Service or remove, edit, erase or disable any user content on the ABRImagery website which allegedly infringes another person’s copyright. It is our policy to terminate the access of repeat offenders. We are under no obligation to, and do not, scan content posted for any violations of third party rights. However, we respect the copyright interests of others and it is our policy not to permit materials known by us to infringe another party’s copyright to remain on the ABRImagery website or the Service.
If you believe any materials on the website Applications or Services infringe a copyright, you should provide us with written notice that at a minimum contains:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property 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 email 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 or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
If there is a claim of copyright or other intellectual property infringement you can email ross @ ABRImagery . com