(Effective Date: October 31, 2013)
Copyright and Trademarks
Big History Project, LLC owns or licenses the copyright in all the materials on the Site, including text, photographs, graphics, logos, button icons, audio, video and software. Those rights are protected by United States and international copyright laws and other intellectual property laws. “Big History Project” is a registered trademark of Big History Project, LLC and may be used only with our written permission.
If you believe that your work has been copied or otherwise used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or otherwise violates any of your intellectual property rights, please contact us as described in the “Copyright Infringement - Notification Requirements” section below.
Permitted Use and Distribution
You may copy or distribute the materials that appear on the Site only for non-commercial purposes, specifically, research, teaching and learning and other similar purposes. You may not use the Site materials for any commercial purpose or in any manner that disparages or discredits any person. All distributed copies must display the following copyright notice: Copyright 2013 Big History Project, LLC. Permission to copy or distribute any materials that appear on the Site that are owned or copyrighted by others must be obtained from the third party that owns such content.
Links, Frames, and Metatags
You may link to the home page of the Site as long as you do not do so in a false or misleading manner. You may not frame the content of the Site. You may not use metatags or any other "hidden text" that incorporates our Site's contents without our express written consent.
Links to Other Web Sites
The Site contains links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. We have no control over these other sites or their content. Remember that when you link to another site, that other site is governed by its own user agreement and privacy statement, which you should be sure to read.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
NOTE: Offers on the Site for the provision of materials, benefits or rewards such as stickers may be limited as to quantity or to the geographic area to which items may be mailed. We assume no liability for any failure to provide such items.
Copyright Infringement - Notification Requirements
If you believe that your work has been used on our Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should send written notification thereof, in accordance with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Notification”), to our Designated Copyright Agent, who can be reached as follows:
Big History Project, LLC
c/o PTSGE Corp.
925 4th Ave., Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c), to be effective, the Notification must include the following:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(ii) 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.
(iii) 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 us to locate the material.
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address.
(v) 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.
(vi) 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.
This process only relates to reporting a claim of copyright infringement. Messages related to other matters will not receive a response through this process.
Comments and Questions
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the Site, including materials appearing on the Site, please contact us by going to the "Contact" link at the top of our home page.