Copyright Policy

Source: wikimedia.com

Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, giving the creator of an original work exclusive rights to it, usually for a limited time. Generally, it is “the right to copy”, but also gives the copyright holder the right to be credited for the work, to determine who may adapt the work to other forms, who may perform the work, who may financially benefit from it, and other, related rights.

Articles on KKSBlog.com may contain 1 or more images from various sources. For lots of images it is not clear if copyrights are involved and the source might be unknown, specially for older articles. If copyrighted content is used without permission from the copyright holder, kksblog.com becomes legally liable. If a copyright holder contacts us about infringing content we will remove the image or other media in question immediately.

Advice for contributors

We encourage our contributors to use copyright free content like images and other media. If you are not sure about any copyright, then always credit the source. Crediting the source is anyway a good idea for all content. So where can you find copyright free content?

Here are some good sources for copyright free content:

Find all copyright free images bigger then 800×600 using Google Image search. Click here

Find all your free content by searching here:  search.creativecommons.org

Free photos : www.freephotobank.org
Free images : www.freeimages.co.uk/galleries.htm
Flickr photos: www.flickr.com/creativecommons

Copyright claims

Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), KKSblog has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements. KKSB 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 complete and submit a Notice of Copyright Infringement form, or otherwise provide a written communication which contains:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
  • A description specifying the location on our website of the material that you claim is infringing.
  • Your email address and your mailing address and/or telephone number.
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law, and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.


To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a written communication that sets forth the items specified below. Please use the form below to send the required information or sent it by mail to E. Hamers, Bloemstraat 167a, 1016LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.

Notice of Copyrighted Content

Personal details

Your Copyrighted Work

Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon (for example, "The copyrighted work at issue is the image that appears on http://www.kksblog.com/2017/04/Krishna-is-the-original-author/") or other information sufficient to specify the copyrighted work being infringed.

Location of copyrighted work (where your authorized work is located)

Additional information about the copyrighted work

Location of Infringing Material

Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above. You must identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. This requires you to provide the URL for each allegedly infringing result, document or item.

Location (URL) of infringing third party content. (Please enter one URL per line)

I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
Confirm to proceed

I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Confirm to proceed

Signature

Your digital signature is as legally binding as a physical signature.

Signed on this date of:
Signature: