All users at United States Sports Academy are required to abide by and comply with all state and federal laws governing copyrights and trademarks as well as other applicable state and federal laws and applicable Academy polices. The use of copyrighted material may require the permission of the copyright owner. The absence of a copyright notice or symbol on a work does not mean it is not copyrighted. Copyrighted works can include, but are not limited to, text, graphics, music, recordings, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs. Permission to use any United States Sports Academy copyrighted materials or trademarks for commercial purposes or unofficial Academy purposes must be approved in writing by an authorized representative of the United States Sports Academy.

A user’s privilege to access and use the Academy’s websites, portals, and computing facilities is subject to termination if the user violates Academy policies governing computer and computer network use or is found to have committed copyright infringement.

Any use of the United States Sports Academy registered trademarks or other indicia must be pre-approved by the Academy’s Licensing Program. If approval is given, the registered trademark symbol must be used in conjunction with the indicia or mark.

Reporting Possible Copyright Infringements

The United States Sports Academy is subject to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and has designated an agent to receive notices of alleged copyright infringement by someone to whom the Academy provides Internet services. The designated agent for the receiving notices of alleged copyright infringement is the current Director of the Department of Administration & Finance.

Information on Copyright Laws

The following sites are sources for more information on compliance with copyright laws regarding the use of The United States Sports Academy computers, computer networks, and computer resources: