ERGO project repository

Definitions and terms

If the administrators of ERGO repository are notified of a potential breach of copyright, or receive a plausible complaint indicating a violation of any law (including but not limited to laws on copyright, patent, trademark, confidentially, data protection, obscenity, defamation or libel) the Resource or Contribution involved will be withdrawn from the repository as quickly as possible pending further investigation. A decision on whether the Resource or Contribution may be made available again may take some time if it is necessary to seek legal advice to resolve the complaint.

How to complain

If you have discovered material in the ERGO Repository which is unlawful e.g. breaches copyright, (either yours or that of a third party) or any other law, including but not limited to those relating to patent, trademark, confidentiality, data protection, obscenity, defamation, libel, please contact the ERGO Repository Officer in writing (and preferably also by email) providing the following information:

1.    Your contact details.

2.    Full details of the Resource or Contribution, including the author, title and resource address (URL).

3.    The website address where you found the content in ERGO repository.

4.    The nature of your complaint.

5.    An assertion that your complaint is made in good faith and is accurate.

6.    If you are complaining about breach of your own copyright, please state, under penalty of perjury, that you are the rights owner or are authorised to act for the rights owner.

Please send your complaint to: crisis@aston.ac.uk

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