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We at Integrity Worldwide recognize and respect intellectual property rights and are committed to fulfilling our moral and legal obligations with respect to our use of copyright-protected works.
As a matter of moral integrity and adherence to U.S. copyright law, Integrity Worldwide sets forth these policies for all employees:
1. No employee of Integrity Worldwide may reproduce any copyrighted work in print, video or digital form in violation of the law. Works are considered protected even if they are not registered with the U.S. Copyright Office and even if they do not carry the copyright symbol (©). Copyrighted works include, but are not limited to: printed articles from publications, TV and radio programs, videotapes, music performances, photographs, training materials, manuals, documentation, software programs, databases and World Wide Web pages. In general, the laws that apply to printed materials also apply to visual and digital formats such as diskettes, CD-ROMs and Internet pages.
2. Integrity Worldwide holds an Annual Copyright License from Copyright Clearance Center, which enables employees of Integrity Worldwide in the United States to lawfully reproduce and distribute content, in print or electronic format, as needed within the company. Under the license Integrity Worldwide employees can photocopy excerpts from newspapers, magazines, journals, and other copyright-protected works licensed by Copyright Clearance Center, as often as needed. Employees can also e-mail articles of interest to other employees, share articles by posting them on our company intranet sites, and scan content when a digital original is not available. Please note that the license applies only to the text-based works in Copyright Clearance Center’s online catalog and that the rights provided are for use internally at Integrity Worldwide only. To search the online catalog and verify coverage, go to www.copyright.com and click on Find Title.
3.To obtain permission to reproduce text copyrighted works in print and digital formats outside of Integrity Worldwide not covered by our license or other prior agreements, employees should request permissions online at www.copyright.com or contact the Rights and Licensing Department of the copyright holder. Questions on specific procedures should be directed to the President of Integrity Worldwide, who serves as our copyright officer.
4. Integrity Worldwide designates the President of Integrity Worldwide as the copyright officer to administer our company’s copyright policy. The President at Integrity Worldwide can help you determine whether a work is covered by our Copyright Clearance Center license and how to handle any special copyright issues. Questions concerning copyright procedures, including fair use, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Integrity Worldwide expects its employees to be responsible consumers of copyrighted materials. We also encourage employees to educate their peers on copyright compliance. If any employee witnesses a potential copyright infringement, please bring the matter to the attention of the individual as well as to the President of Integrity Worldwide, who serves as our copyright compliance officer. Employees who illegally duplicate copyrighted works may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.