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All Content is Protected By Copyright Laws
All content of Benjamin J. Melgares’ website, is owned by Benjamin J. Melgares and protected by copyright laws. The artist retains all rights it may hold, including copyright, in data, image, text, and any other information contained in these files. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the material on this website may also subsist in individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, the artist. The artist expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this website, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, and as described below.
Fair Use is Permitted
Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for non-commercial or educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, search engines, parody, library archiving, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to view, play, print, forward, and download content from Benjamin J. Melgares’ website, for such uses are welcome to do so without the artist’s express permission. Users must cite the artist and source of this material as they would material from any printed work; the citation should include the artist’s name: Benjamin J. Melgares and the URL: http://sketchben.com
By downloading, printing, or otherwise using content from Benjamin J. Melgares’ website, whether accessed directly from this website or via other sites or mechanisms, users agree that they will limit their use of such content to fair use and will not violate the artist’s or any other party’s proprietary rights.
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Unauthorized publication or exploitation of Benjamin J. Melgares’ content and artwork is specifically prohibited. Any commercial form of reproduction, transmission, performance, display, creation of derivative works, publication, sale, rental, lending, or storage in any retrieval system of the materials for any purpose other than fair use as defined by law is prohibited without the consent of the artist. Removal of any digital watermark, proprietary notices, or accompanying text that may be included on or with the image is prohibited. You may not modify any of the content and you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information or content contained on the website.
Except as authorized under the copyright laws, you are responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any copyrighted material that is available on the website. All requests to reproduce works of art from Benjamin J. Melgares’ collection should be addressed directly to the artist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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