Legal Notice: Fair Use Policy
GEORGEDUNING.COM: This is a research project that is dedicated to the enrichment of the general public with details about George Duning's work and life. This is a non-commercial, non-profit fansite and has no official affiliation with Mr. George Duning. It is not licensed, approved or sponsored by any of the composers mentioned on this website or their copyright owners. All images, audio and text used on this site are owned and copyrighted by their respective owners. This site does not claim copyright or ownership on any of these images. No copyright infringement is intended. If for some reason you notice something that is not appropriate to be posted on this website, please contact us for a prompt removal if necessary.
FAIR USE DISCLAIMER: The provisions of the "Standards for Fair Use" privilege under the U.S. copyright laws established in Rose-Acuff Music v. Campbell applies four factors, and the material presented on this website is believed to meet those factors as follows:
- Purpose and Character of Use
GeorgeDuning.com is a non-profit website that is designed to educate. No commercial gains will be generated by the contents of this website. Copyrighted materials appearing herein were considered to be available here for use solely in a non-profit manner as an educational tool for the general public. However, if you or someone else deserves credit for anything on this site, or if anything here should not be presented, let us know and we'll promptly take care of it.
- Nature of Copyrighted Work
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- Relative Amount
There is limited use of protected materials on this site. For example, only short samples from soundtracks or recordings are included, not entire pieces. However, as indicated above, please let us know if this is not the case or if there are other concerns, and the matter will be promptly rectified.
- Effect Upon Potential Market
No harmful effect on the market of any other organization or entity that may be represented in any form on this website is anticipated. If anything, organizations or entities represented by materials included on this site might inadvertently be helped by the references made herein. However, such promotions are considered to be negligible and it is not the intention of this site.
IMAGES: All images are copyright to their original owners and no infringement is intended. Images are here for educational purposes only. Appropriate credit is always given, when possible.
AUDIO: All MP3 audio track samples are only short clips that attempt to highlight the artist's work to provide fans with an idea of what each track sounds like. Due to copyright protection regulations, the files do not contain complete pieces, but only small fragments.
TEXT: This site may paraphrase or use short excerpts from various sources. Use of full copyright articles or documents will not be used without the authors' permission. Appropriate credit is always given, when possible.
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