Intellectual Property (Copyright) Infringement Policy Summary

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Content on Scribd and Slideshare is provided by our members without approval or assistance from employees. Uploading another's intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets) without their permission is strictly prohibited

Scribd complies with all applicable provisions of the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. It is our policy to remove infringing material when notified and to terminate repeat infringers on a "three-strikes" basis.

The fastest way to report an infringement of your copyright is to use Scribd's reporting form for abusive content and copyright infringements. This form captures all the required information and notifies us immediately. Valid notifications are typically processed within two business days. Content removed by DMCA notification is automatically added to the BookID™ copyright protection system. Information that you send to us via the reporting form will not be used for any other purpose.

Since Scribd is based in the United States, a completed DMCA notification is the minimum that we can accept as proof-of-copyright, even if your country operates under different laws. Scribd cannot process notifications that disregard DMCA criteria or provide incomplete information.

If you have received notice that your work was removed by BookID and you feel the removal was improper, please forward the notification to along with an explanation of your concern. We will review each case as quickly as possible.

If you have received notice that your work was removed because we received a DMCA notification from a third party, then you must file a counter-notification in order to begin the process of restoring your document.

Please read the FAQ and visit the Help Center for more complete information.

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