Copyright Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and desire to offer a website which contains no content that violates those rights. Our User Agreement requires that information posted by Users be accurate, lawful and not in violation of the intellectual property rights of third parties. To promote these objectives, The Teacher’s Vault provides a process for submission of complaints concerning content posted by our Users. Our policy and procedures are described in the sections that follow.

In accordance with our User Agreement and these procedures, and regardless of whether The Teacher’s Vault may be liable for any alleged violation of rights or inaccurate or unlawful content, The Teacher’s Vault may remove or disable access to specified content appearing on The Teacher’s Vault website upon receipt of a verified notice asserting that the content infringes intellectual property rights, is inaccurate, or is otherwise unlawful. Whether or not we disable access to or remove content, The Teacher’s Vault may make a good faith attempt to forward the written notification, including the complainant’s contact information, to the User who posted the content and/or take other reasonable steps to notify the User that The Teacher’s Vault has received notice of an alleged violation of intellectual property rights or other content violation. The User may refute a claim by submitting a counter-notice as permitted in these procedures. Any counter-notice submitted may be provided to the complainant with the User’s contact information. Our policies and procedures for removing or disabling access to content alleged to be infringing, inaccurate or otherwise unlawful are and remain at our sole discretion. It is also our policy, in appropriate circumstances and in our discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of Users, or groups as the case may be, who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the intellectual property rights of others, or who otherwise post inaccurate or unlawful content.

Notice of Infringing Material
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), The Teacher's Vault has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements. The Teacher's Vault has also designated an agent to receive notices of claimed copyright infringement. If you believe in good faith that your copyright has been infringed, you may email or mail our Designated Agent using the contact information below with the following information:

  1. Electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright holder;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed on our website;
  3. A specific description specifying the location on our website of the material that you claim is infringing;
  4. Your contact information, including your name, address, and email address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted materials is not authorized by the copyright holder, its agents, or the law;
  6. Statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information provided in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright holder or are the authorized to act on behalf of the copyright holder.

Please provide any other helpful information, including copyright registration information.

Review of Notices
The Teacher’s Vault designated agent will review all notices. If your notice contains all of the appropriate information under the DMCA, and if we believe in good faith that the material in question is being used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, then we will promptly remove the infringing material.

Notice of Counter-Notification
If you believe that a notice of copyright infringement has been improperly submitted against you, you may submit a Counter-Notice, pursuant to Sections 512(g)(2) and (3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. you may email or mail our Designated Agent using the contact information below with the following information:

  1. Your electronic or physical signature;
  2. Your contact information, including name, address, and email address;
  3. Identification of the material that has been removed or disabled, including a description of the where the material in question appeared on the The Teacher’s Vault website before it was removed or disabled;
  4. Statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or blocked as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material in question;
  5. Statement by you that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal Court for the judicial district in which your address is located or, if your address is outside of the USA, for the judicial district in which The Teacher’s Vault is located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

Once received, The Teacher’s Vault will review the counter-notification and respond accordingly and in good faith.

Contact Information for Designated Agent
The contact information of The Teacher’s Vault DMCA Designed Agent is:
copyright@theteachersvault.com
The Teacher’s Vault
Attn: Copyright Agent
6338 N. New Braunfels #106
San Antonio, TX 78209

Please review our User Agreement to view how copyright infringement is governed on The Teacher’s Vault website.

If you have questions regarding copyright, trademark, fair use, or the like, we encourage you to seek the legal advice of an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.