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Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to Charityhelp.org, to understand our practices.
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS WITH CHI
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You also acknowledge that all communications may be shared with individuals within CHI, the intended affiliated organization, the recipient, and any requesting legal authority via a valid subpoena. There is no express or implied grant or expectation of privacy within the communications transferred between you and CHI.
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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING
CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide CHIâs copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying CHI that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site, including the auction ID number, if applicable;
- Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- 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;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
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