To have any materials or links removed/deactivated, and or content suspended concerning copyrights, call (404) 954-2708 and leave information on the material you want removed or blocked. See the following for more information.

Please note: I will consider removal requests via telephone in good faith, a written Request For Removal as noted may still be required.

Solicitations:

Through this website and others within any and all public or private networks, including direct physical interaction, The Underground accepts unsolicited and established solicitor materials in relation to distribution, discussions and review, plus marketing and promotions of the aforementioned and/or delivered materials in whatever format they may be solicited.

Any person, acting agent, or authorized entity (the supplier) which contacts The Underground via any electronic or physical methods and offers to sell, promote, market or offer in any manner materials in consideration for whatever means or purposes, authorizes The Underground to establish and engage potential markets, customers and to relate the materials, good or services sent to The Underground in regards to these offerings, mentions and/or promotions, including advertising, and marketing support or development, in considering the establishment of contact as a form of solicitation.

To have physical promotional, review or any distribution copies returned, postage in full to return solicited materials must accompany the materials upon receipt by The Underground, and be directed by the soliciting party to be returned after usage .

Some means, ways and methods of product or service solitations which may be received include, but are not limited to:

Distribution of products or services through established suppliers, including music, film and video, recording, production and distribution labels, including wholesalers, one-stops, retailers and varied distributors; some of these include those listed at http://undergroundrecords.org/distrolist.php, whom may also use further authorized agents to solicit materials to the firm for consideration to purchase, market, or promote;

Electronic communications including email and attachments;

Delivered marketing, promotional or sales materials, goods or offer of services via postal mail or freight deliveries.

Once solicitations, products, promotions, marketing or sales materials are received, such materials may be represented by image, text or other linking variation including any type of advertising by The Underground in order to facilitate the discussion, reviewing of, or continuation of the solicitation to market, promote, or sell the goods or services from the supplier. No charge shall be placed against the supplier for consideration of The Underground providing these services unless by previous agreement between myself and supplier.

Fair Usage and Third Party Introductions:

If any received materials were sent for considseration to purchase, market, promote, distribute or offer in relation to development from contracted agents or third parties, please refer to the third party considerations for complaints.

If the materials in question have been sent to The Underground for considerations to market, promote, sell, distribute or otherwise receive, fair use related to said materials may apply. For all products and services purchased by The Underground, said products or services will be promoted, or marketed for consideration of expressions concerning the product or service offered or purchased by The Underground.

For complaints about content, materials, code and offers of products or services which appear on The Underground through offerings of any party which I have no control over the materials or form of offerings via third party software linked or hosted in any way, please see the originator of the software to place a complaint.

Removal of Materials:

After receipt of the Request For Removal, relative materials will be removed from any websites under the control of myself and such materials shall be discontinued and be struck from ongoing sales, marketing or promotions. I cannot be responsible for non-commercial materials such as pertains to past catalogs, advertising, use of logos, images or sound recordings whereas the materials are no longer offered through the means and methods of myself in reference to any type of activities by The Underground.

Furthermore, non-commercial use of image, likeliness or logo may be covered under fair use concerning personal items, collections and compilations. Every attempt to remove non-commercial use of disputed materials will be made in good faith by myself and/or any ongoing entity related to The Underground I may control.

Links and framed content will also be removed via the above process.

17 U.S.C. � 107

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 17 U.S.C. � 106 and 17 U.S.C. � 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include:

*the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;

*the nature of the copyrighted work;

*the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and

the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.

The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.


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