Legal FAQ

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What is Copyright Infringement?

Simply put, copyright infringement occurs when you do certain things with a creative work which someone else produced without first getting the proper permission. Taking content from Dagger Bay without the copyright holder.s consent IS copyright infringement.

How do I copyright my submissions?

Websites that contain original content are automatically protected under international copyright law although registration may be required to exercise some rights, like commencing a lawsuit.

Do I retain my copyright over content submitted to Dagger Bay?

Yes. Copyright law protects any original creation, and grants the holder of the copyright control over when, how, and by whom their work may be copied, distributed, or exhibited. By submitting your work, you are granting Dagger Bay an unlimited, non-exclusive, royalty-free right to store, modify and display your entry and resized versions of it permanently and without restriction. We also reserves the right to use submitted content for publicity purposes where it benefits Dagger Bay.

What if I decide I want a submitted entry removed?

Submitted entries will not be removed unless we discover the image uploaded was illegal. Removing content would leave an incomplete record of the contest. Further, by submitting the content, you granted Dagger Bay the right to permanently store and display your submission.

How do I inform Dagger Bay of copyright violations?

Please use our DMCA Notice. Upon receipt of a valid and complete notice, we will remove the material and make a good faith attempt to contact the user who uploaded the material by email. Please be advised that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys. fees) if you materially misrepresent that material or activity is infringing.