Copyright Policy

Historic Places Database (we, us or our) owns and operates the Web site HPDB.org. The design, content, graphics, logos, photographs, button icons, images, data comilations, and software of HPDB.org and all other elements created by us, or by third parties, or where the copyright has been assigned to us, is is protected by United States and international copyright laws or other intellectual property laws and treaties.

To obtain permission to use any of these copyrighted elements, which permission may be granted or refused in our sole discretion, please write to the address below with a full description of the element which you desire to use, the purpose, place and extent of use intended, and full contact information including name, address, phone, fax and email to:

Copyright Permissions
Historic Places Database
77 Fairmount Avenue, #111
Oakland, CA 94611
USA

Content which has been contributed to public areas of the Historic Places Database website by users remains the property of the submitter or the original creator and we are a distributor of such content. Occasionally, a person may feel that content submitted by another user is their property, or is covered by the copyright of someone other than the submitter. Please remember that we are only the distributor of user supplied content and the submitter, not Historic Places Database, is the one who has violated copyright if such a violation has occurred. However, we will respond to substantiated claims of violation. In such a case, the person who believes they have a claim under copyright should send a claim of copyright violation to:

Copyright Permissions
Historic Places Database
77 Fairmount Avenue, #111
Oakland, CA 94611
USA

or

Email: copyright@hpdb.org

All the following must be included:

Identification of the material which is claimed to be infringing, including: the URL; Full contact information on the claimed copyright owner or other claimant (who must have a license which is being infringed or other standing to make the claim), including name, address, telephone, fax and email information; a statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information sent is accurate and the complaining party is the owner or an authorized agent of the owner; a physical or electronic signature of the claiming party.

 

 


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