We at KMM Services Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as KMM) recognize and respect intellectual property rights and are committed to fulfilling our moral and legal obligations with respect to our use of copyright-protected works.
- No employee of KMM may reproduce any copyrighted work in print, video or digital form in violation of the law. Works are considered protected even if they are not registered with any registering agency and even if they do not carry the copyright symbol (©). Copyrighted works include, but are not limited to: printed articles from publications, electronic articles in online publications, online videos, movies, TV and radio programs, recorded music performances, images, training materials, manuals, documentation, software programs, databases, websites and blogs. In general, the laws that apply to printed materials also apply to visual and digital formats such as websites, streaming media, music downloads, mobile apps, CDs and DVDs.
- To obtain permission to reproduce copyrighted works outside of KMM and/or to use such works in ways that are not covered by our license or other prior agreements, employees should request permissions online at www.copyright.com or contact the Rights and Licensing Department of the copyright holder. Questions on specific procedures should be directed to our copyright officer.
- KMM designates Michael Marchbanks as the copyright officer to administer our company’s copyright policy. He can help you determine how to handle any special copyright issues. Questions concerning copyright procedures, including fair use, should be addressed to him.
- KMM expects its employees to be responsible consumers of copyrighted materials. We also encourage employees to educate their peers on copyright compliance. If any employee witnesses a potential copyright infringement, please bring the matter to the attention of the individual as well as to our copyright compliance officer. Employees who illegally duplicate copyrighted works may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.