DMCA

SchoolsNews.ng respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. It is SchoolsNews.ng’s policy to respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Infringement Notice

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible via SchoolsNews.ng, please notify our copyright agent as described below. For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information in writing:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Designated Copyright Agent

SchoolsNews.ng’s designated agent to receive notifications of alleged infringement is:

SchoolsNews.ng Off Admiralty Way, Ebeano Supermarket, Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. [email protected]

Only DMCA notices should go to the copyright agent; any other communications should be directed to our contact form. Non-DMCA notices will not be answered.

Counter-Notice

If you believe that your content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material in question, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the copyright agent:

  1. Your physical or electronic signature;
  2. Identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
  3. A statement that you have a good faith