Copyright Policy

1. Introduction: The National Council for Vocational Education (NCVE) respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. This Copyright Policy outlines the principles and procedures regarding copyright compliance within NCVE’s digital and physical assets, including but not limited to websites, publications, materials, and resources.

2. Copyright Ownership: Unless otherwise stated, NCVE holds the copyright to all original content created by NCVE staff, contractors, or partners, including text, images, graphics, videos, audio recordings, and software. This content is protected by copyright laws and may not be reproduced, distributed, or modified without prior authorization from NCVE.

3. Third-Party Content: NCVE may use third-party content, such as images, videos, or text excerpts, under licenses or agreements with the respective copyright holders. Users are responsible for complying with any usage restrictions or terms associated with third-party content, and NCVE assumes no liability for unauthorized use of such content.

4. Fair Use: NCVE recognizes the concept of fair use under copyright law, which allows limited use of copyrighted materials for purposes such as criticism, commentary, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research. Users may exercise fair use rights within the scope of applicable laws and regulations, provided they adhere to principles of attribution and non-commercial use.

5. User-Generated Content: Users who contribute content to NCVE’s platforms, such as comments, reviews, or submissions, retain the copyright to their original contributions. By submitting content to NCVE, users grant NCVE a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, and display the content in connection with NCVE’s operations and services.

6. Reporting Copyright Infringements: NCVE takes copyright infringement seriously and endeavors to promptly address any reported instances of copyright infringement. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement on NCVE’s platforms, please contact us with the following information:

  • A description of the copyrighted work.
  • Identification of the allegedly infringing material.
  • Your contact information.
  • A statement affirming that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner.
  • A statement affirming that the information provided is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

7. Enforcement and Remedies: NCVE reserves the right to take appropriate action, including removal of infringing content, suspension or termination of user accounts, and legal remedies, in response to confirmed instances of copyright infringement. NCVE may also provide user information to copyright holders or law enforcement agencies as required by law or court order.

8. Contact Information: For inquiries or notifications regarding copyright matters, please contact NCVE’s designated copyright agent at [email address].

9. Policy Updates: NCVE may update this Copyright Policy from time to time to reflect changes in copyright laws, industry practices, or NCVE’s operations. Users are encouraged to review this policy periodically for updates.

Conclusion: By accessing or using NCVE’s platforms, users agree to comply with this Copyright Policy and applicable copyright laws. NCVE reserves the right to take appropriate action against individuals or entities found to be in violation of this policy.

Last Updated : 29 February 2024