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Solar Mason Copyright Policy

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SOLAR MASON COPYRIGHT POLICY SOLARMASON COM Statement Solar Mason LLC acknowledges that copyright is a valuable part of Solar Mason LLC s intellectual property portfolio To ensure that Solar Mason LLC can maintain use and protect its copyright the company expects all members of staff to act in compliance with this copyright policy This copyright policy is not part of a member of staff s contract of employment and can be amended at any time Any breach of this copyright policy is a serious indiscretion and may result in disciplinary action People covered by this policy This policy is applicable to all persons working for Solar Mason LLC at all levels including directors senior managers employees consultants part time and casual staff collectively hereinafter referred to as staffthroughout the rest of this policy What is covered by the policy This copyright policy applies to all original work created by or contracted for development by the company and its members of staff including but not limited to Website Web APP Blogs Social Media Posts Comments Digital Marketing Materials Print Marketing Materials Establishing copyright protection Upon creation the author should mark all original works whether draft or final versions with the following This original work was created by Noel Segui Founder on 05 27 2014 If possible each piece of original work should be signed by the author Complete records shall be established and maintained for the storage and easy access to copyright records This recordal system shall be maintained by Noel Segui The following information should be recorded in the recordal system Notes outlining the key stages of development along with the staff involved in each respective stage All draft designs or works which demonstrate the development of the work

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SOLAR MASON COPYRIGHT POLICY SOLARMASON COM Any emails letters meeting minutes or other internal correspondence relevant to the development of the work Date of publication if published Details of the author including name position job title etc Use of copyright notice If original work created by a member of staff is to be published a copyright notice shall be included such as year of publication full name of copyright owner If such a work is updated changed or amended in any way the original date and date of update change or amendment shall be included in the copyright notice Ownership of copyright in work created by employees The Solar Mason LLC s employment agreements govern ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property rights and situations whereby an employee produces original work during the course of employment Third parties and copyright If a member of staff commissions work from a third party the member of staff should discuss with the Noel Segui to discuss whether any action is needed to maintain ownership and protect any resultant copyright It should also be considered whether any assignment license or other form or arrangement regarding the copyright is required The Noel Segui should maintain complete records of any contractual arrangements such as assignments and licenses agreed to with third party contractors Third party copyright Staff should respect third party copyright when carrying out their duties Members of staff should during the course of their employment duly consider whether any third party copyright applies to any resource whether in electronic or hard copy form Members of staff should refrain from using any resource the use of which would constitute an infringement of third party copyright Actual or Suspected Copyright Infringement If a member of staff becomes aware or reasonably believes that there has been an infringement by a third party of Solar Mason LLC s copyright that member of staff should promptly inform the Noel Segui with details of the infringement

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SOLAR MASON COPYRIGHT POLICY SOLARMASON COM If a member of staff reasonably believes there has been copyright infringement by a colleague of a third party s rights they should promptly notify Noel Segui Dealing with Requests to Use or Reproduce the Company s Work Any requests whether internal or external to use or replicate any of the company s resources or works should be referred to the Noel Segui for deliberation The Noel Segui shall keep records of any licenses or other forms of consent given in response to any requests made by any persons