Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy
It is NUS Diary’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of NUS Diary and/or others.
1. The contents published by NUS Diary Inc. on www.nusdiary.com or Website, are protected under the Copyright Act 1987.
2. Copyright for all contents generated by NUS Diary belongs to the group themselves.
3. These contents — article, photographs, audio/video clips and other creative works — whose copyright is owned by NUS Diary may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast for commercial purposes without the prior written permission of NUS Diary, or where the content involves third-party materials, the owner of that content.
4. You may download material generated by NUS Diary from the website for your personal or non-commercial use only. But it must expressly name the author, and prominently state that the source of the material was from the Website, at the top of the material that was copied. Additionally, you must include a hyperlink to Website at the top of the copied material on your website.
5. If you wish to download third-party materials, please refer to the third party concerned directly.
6. Contributors who provide their works to be published by NUS Diary for free retain the copyright to their works. Where work is submitted for publication to NUS Diary for free, NUS Diary shall have the irrevocable license to publish the work at its sole and absolute discretion in perpetuity. However, NUS Diary is bound at all times to name and credit the author of the works.
7. For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (“IP content”), you specifically give us the following permission: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with NUS Diary (“IP License”). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account (except to the extent your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it)
8. Where NUS Diary has a content-sharing agreement with another publisher, the group has the right to share the contents it commissioned and/or paid for with the said publisher/s in accordance with the terms and conditions agreed between NUS Diary and the publisher concerned. In such cases, NUS Diary shall ensure, to the best of its abilities, that the author is named by the publisher concerned, and that the source of the work is stated as Website.
9. Works rejected by NUS Diary for publication may be published elsewhere in full once NUS Diary informs the author in writing about the rejection.
10. Links to other websites are offered as a service to readers and NUS Diary is not involved in their production nor is it responsible for other websites’ contents.
11. For further enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us by sending email to [email protected].
Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Violations and Agent for Notice
THIS PROCESS IS FOR COPYRIGHT AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS ONLY. Correspondence regarding other matters will not be responded to.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide NUS Diary’s Agent for Notice with the following information (your “Notice”):
1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
2. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the NUS Diary site, with enough detail that we may find it on the website (in most circumstances, we will need a URL);
4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
6. 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.
NUS Diary’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows: