Effective as of 15 October 2020

LibreTexts Inc. respects the intellectual property rights of others and requires that our users do the same. Per the DMCA, LibreTexts, Inc. will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on any LibreTexts, Inc. materials whether electronic or print. Claims should be submitted to info@libreTexts.org as described below.

LibreTexts is a non-profit corporation organized in California, USA. Material is posted on LibreTexts by Users.

Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, LibreTexts, Inc. will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials and termination of access for repeat infringers of copyright protected content.

Notice requirements

  1. A description of the copyrighted work or intellectual property that you claim is being infringed;
  2. A description of the material you claim is infringing and that you want removed or access to which you want disabled and the URL or other location of that material if it is electronic.
  3. Your name, title (if acting as an agent), address, telephone number, and email address;
  4. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
  5. A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner's behalf; and
  6. An electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or a person authorized to act on the owner's behalf.

Submissions should be sent to info@libretexts.org with the Subject Title: DMCA Take Down Request

LibreTexts, Inc. may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material.

LibreTexts, Inc. will review your submission and take whatever action we deem appropriate under the DMCA, including removal of the challenged content from the website. In the event LibreTexts, Inc. removes the allegedly infringing materials, LibreTexts, Inc. will immediately notify the User responsible for posting such materials that LibreTexts, Inc. removed or disabled access to the materials.

Further more, we may, in appropriate circumstances, disable or terminate the accounts of Users who posted the infringing materials. LibreTexts, Inc. at its discretion may also provide the responsible person who posted the materials with your email address so that the person may respond to your allegations.

Please note that LibreTexts, Inc. requires that all materials be open and covered by an open copyright such as Creative Commons or be in the public domain. When materials are shown not to be open, we will remove them from our system. On the other hand we can and will not take action and do not accept responsibility if those materials are posted or available other where.

DMCA Counter Notice requirements

If LibreTexts, Inc. receives information from the poster of the challenged material that in the opinion of LibreTexts, Inc. shows that the challenged material is properly available and if it is not possible to come to an agreement with the reporting copyright owner, LibreTexts, Inc. may submit a DMCA Counter-Notice within reasonable time to you. The Counter-Notice is a legal document and must comply with the requirements of the DMCA.

What information do we forward to the reported content poster?

If LibreTexts, Inc. receives a valid DMCA notice and proceeds to disable access to the reported content, the poster of the challenged materials will receive a copy of the complaint, including the reporter’s full name, email, street address, and any other information included in the complaint.

If you do not wish to share your contact information with the poster, you may want to consider appointing an agent to submit your DMCA notice on your behalf.

The appointed agent will be required to submit the DMCA notice with valid contact information, and identify you as the content owner that they are representing.

Jurisdiction

All disputes related to a DMCA counter notice from LibreTexts will be brought solely in the Federal or State courts located in Sacramento, California, USA

Other Disputes

Disputes regarding ownership and trademarks are not governed by DMCA. These disputes must be resolved by the parties involved. LibreTexts, Inc. will not take any action without appropriate legal orders.