Fair Use Disclaimer

Fair use is a copyright principle based on the belief that the public is entitled to freely use portions of copyrighted materials for purposes of schooling, commentary and criticism. This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

Logos, Pics, Links, and Fair Use:

Some of the images or logos used to represent links on this website may qualify for fair usage in the context described below. Some of these images may be screenshots of a copyrighted picture of an organization, and are protected by copyright and/or trademark. The copyright for the picture is most likely owned by the company or corporation that produced it. It is believed that the use of a limited number of web-resolution screenshots purely for identification and visual association to represent a link to the associated organization, qualifies as fair use under International copyright laws. Any other makes use of of this picture, here or elsewhere, might be copyright infringement. Definite commercial use of this picture may even be trademark infringement. For more knowledge, see the individual copyright knowledge by following the appropriate link to the organization’s website. Use of the picture here does not insinuate endorsement of the organization by Thestandardrecord (this website), or vice versa.

Non-free use media rationale:

The whole picture or logo is used to convey the meaning intended and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the intended picture. The picture or logo is a size and resolution sufficient to maintain the quality intended by the company or organization, without being unnecessarily high resolution. The picture is placed on the page strictly as a visual aid to identify the organization associated with the link, solely in context of a subject of public interest. The importance of the picture or logo is to help the reader identify the organization, assure the readers that they will reach the intended website associated with the organization by clicking on it, and to illustrate the organization’s intended branding message in a way that words alone could not convey. Because it is a logo, there is very definitely no free equivalent. Any substitute that is not a derivative work would fail to convey the meaning intended, would tarnish or misrepresent its picture, or would fail its purpose of identification or commentary.

Non-free use media rationale:

The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this site are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by Thestandardrecord. The article staff of Thestandardrecord oversees and administers the site based on our article owner but ought to not be held accountable for all of the knowledge you may find on this website.

Content Disclaimer

The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this site are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by Thestandardrecord. The editorial staff of Thestandardrecord oversees and administers the site based on our editorial policy but ought to not be held accountable for all of the information you may find on this web-site.

Image/Content Removal:

If it is the organization’s belief that the usage of specific images used on our site containing copyrighted knowledge conflicts with authorized use, and/or does not comply with fair use as described in this context, contact us through our DMCA notice page and we  will remove the offending image(s) immediately.