Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Fair Use of Copy-Written Works
We at Texas Real Estate Academy take intellectual property rights seriously. We create content ourselves. The original works used in our website and content are covered in the Fair Use Policies as outlined by Title 17 of the US Code.
If you feel your content on this website or in our classes is copywritten work and your rights have been infringed, please let us know by writing to our DMCA agent: firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and Conditions and DCMA
Under Title 17 of the U.S. Code, copyright owners have the right to limit the use of their creative work. An owner has the right to distribute, reproduce, display, make derivatives, or perform the work in public. This right applies to both published and unpublished works fixed in a tangible medium. Creative works include:
- Motion pictures and other audiovisual productions
- Sound recordings
- Pantomimes and choreography
- Pictorial, graphic, and sculptures
- Architectural designs
Copyright law does not apply to ideas and facts; names, pen names, titles, or slogans; extemporaneous speeches; blank forms and standardized material; and government works. Although copyright law does not protect facts and ideas, copyright protects the author's phrasing or form of expression.
Fair Uses of Copyrighted Material
Under the Copyright Act, the fair use of copyrighted material without permission is allowed when used for (Teaching, includes making copies for use in the classroom and Parody)
We do understand that uses do not grant the right to use the copyrighted work in its entirety. Rather, the user should be limited to quoting, excerpting, summarizing, and making educational copies of the material.
While the intentionality of fair use in parody is to protect the parodist’s ability to poke fun at and or criticize the work or artist. This is not our intent. We honor and revere these works and the artists we parody.
DMCA Notification Policy
Texas Real Estate Academy will respond to allegations of copyright violations in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
As part of that accordance, we follow the process set forth by the DMCA that allows a creator to notify websites and other online entities of an alleged copyright infringement issue. We ask that anyone wishing to protest the use of any content on this site or any affiliated web pages follow this same process as well.
This means that we request creators to provide us with a valid DMCA takedown notice. If you feel that anything you own copyrights to have found their way to this website without your permission, please follow the steps below.
Reporting DMCA Allegations
Report any alleged copyright infringements found on Texas Real Estate Academy by completing a DMCA Alleged Infringement Notice and emailing it to admin (at) texasreacademy (dot) com.
Your email should include the following:
Identification of the alleged copyright infringement. Note what web page the issue is located on and specify what you believe has been used without permission or that
TREA does not have the rights to use.
Your affiliation with the content in question: includes full legal name and company name (if different from your name), title, mailing address, and phone number.
Both of the following statements: “I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (eg: as a fair use).” and “I hereby state that the information in this notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of, the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
Texas Real Estate Academy will review all notices received and will work to resolve the issue in a reasonable timeframe.