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The Content is protected by international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the site is the copyrighted work of third party content Providers.
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PTI shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of PTI, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by PTI and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. PTI shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on PTI. Without limiting the foregoing, PTI shall have the right to remove any material that PTI, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.
PTI respects the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, PTI has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers and account holders who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide PTI the following information:
1) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2) Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
3) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
4) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
5) A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
PTI’s Agent for notice of claims of Copyright or other Intellectual Property infringement can be reached as follows:-
- The Press Trust of India Ltd.
- PTI Building, 4, Parliament Street
- Legal Compliance.
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