Unless explicitly stated, Off Duty Public Relations does not claim ownership to any photographs/videos/music, etc (here on known as “media”) on offdutypr.com.

 

Therefore, any media posted on this site used to report news or current events was either retrieved from various paid membership websites, sent via email by a reader/publicist/subject of interest or was found on the internet, which is considered public domain.

 

Off Duty Public Relations has no way of knowing if the senders of such media are copyright holders. If you feel that any media posted on offdutypr.com is a direct violation or infringement of your copyright, civil and/or creative liberties, please contact me immediately using the CONTACT form on this site.  

 

In the body of the email, please include the following:

  • Name, address, contact # & contact email address

  • Description of copyrighted work to which you claim infringement

  • Blog post URL or brief description of post with alleged infringed material

  • Statement from the infringed stating that, in good faith, you believe that the use of copyrighted material was NOT authorized by you, an agent acting on your behalf, or within the confines of the law

  • Your physical signature (can be scanned and sent electronically) or the signature of a person authorized to speak/act on your behalf

  • Statement bound by penalty of perjury that the information you’ve provided is accurate and that you are indeed the owner of the copyrighted material in question

Before you allege an infringement, you should consult copyright materials to confirm that the use is, in fact, infringing.

 

The United States Copyright Office provides this basic information, online at www.copyright.gov which can assist you in determining whether an exception or defense, such as fair use, may apply to the use of your copyrighted work. 

 

Any person who knowingly provides false or misleading information to The United States Copyright Office is subject to legal liability.