Fair Use Policy and Legal Disclaimer

Fair Use refers to the right to reproduce, use and share copyrighted works without direct permission from or payment to the original copyright holders. It is a designation that is assigned to projects the use copyrighted materials for purposes that include research, criticism, new reporting and teaching. When a project is protected under fair use provisions, the producers of that project are not subject to sanctions related to copyright infringement. The maintenance of fair use protections is central to many non-profit and education projects, especially those that operate in digital and online spaces.

This website, malevolentdark.com, may contain copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We make such material available for the sole purpose of critiquing, commentary and reporting on the original work. We use minimal portions of the work that can no way be used to recreate the original work, detract from its commercial viability, or otherwise affect the market value of the copyrighted material. This website, malevolentdark.com, creates a transformative commentary on the copyrighted material. This usage constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided in Section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have an interest in using the included information for research and educational purposes. For further information on fair use please refer to https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/17/107.

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Copyright Claims

Out goal at malevolentdar.com is to promote the works of artists and creative minds. It is never our intent to infringe on any copyrighted material. If you are a copyright holder and you disagree with how your work is being used on malevolentdark.com, please contact us at [email protected]. We will be glad to work with copyright owners to resolve the disagreement and alter our use of copyrighted material if necessary. In instance where you are not a copyright holder, but may want or deserve credit for your work on the copyrighted material, we will consider those claims as well.