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USE OF MATERIAL ON THE STRATEGYMAGAZINE.COM WEB SITE
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COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE
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Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3), a notification of claimed infringement related to the Strategymagazine.com Web site must be a written communication addressed to the designated agent as set forth above, and must include substantially all of the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of the owner (or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner) of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Specific identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a list of each copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- Information related to the work(s) reasonably sufficient for Strategy to promptly locate the work (e.g. title of work, location within the Strategymagazine.com Web site, etc.);
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit Strategy to directly contact the complaining party, such as a complete name and address, telephone number, and an email address;
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ARBITRATION, JURISDICTION & GOVERNING LAW
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You and Strategy must commence an arbitration by filing a demand for arbitration with the AAA within ONE (1) YEAR after the date the party asserting the claim first knows or reasonably should know of the act, omission or default giving rise to the claim; and there shall be no right to any remedy for any claim not asserted within that time period. (If applicable law prohibits a one year limitations period for asserting claims, the claim must be asserted within the shortest time period in excess of one year that is permitted by applicable law.)
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law: no arbitration under these terms and conditions shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other current or former licensee of Strategy, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise; no finding or stipulation of fact in any other arbitration, judicial or similar proceeding may be given preclusive or collateral estoppel effect in any arbitration hereunder (unless determined in another proceeding between you and Strategy); and no conclusion of law in any other arbitration may be given any weight in any arbitration hereunder (unless determined in another proceeding between you and Strategy).
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