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Legal Obeisance and Responsibility
The Safehouse will not tolerate or promote community submitted content that violates Federal, State, or Local laws which include, but are not limited to, anything that violates a copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or is bound by NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement).
The Safehouse reserves the right to disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on The Safehouse, protect and defend the rights or property of The Safehouse's network of sites, or visitors to The Safehouse, identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the rights of third parties, and cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.
Community Content Ownership
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Copyright Infringement Policy
While The Safehouse Network staff will respect copyrighted materials, we cannot and will not verify all community submitted content. This includes, but is not limited to, text, art, spoilers/walkthroughs, code, and other multimedia. The Safehouse does, however, take plagiarism seriously. If any content appears (or is known) to be misappropriated, please contact The Safehouse moderators (firstname.lastname@example.org). The offending item will be temporarily removed pending review of The Safehouse administration staff. The content will then be either cited correctly or removed outright depending on the original owner's intent.