Copyright Statement of Taipei City Government Website
1.All contents on the website of the Taipei City Government, including textual description, photographs, pictures, audio recordings, images and other information, are protected by the Copyright Act, except those that cannot be subject matters of copyright (such as laws, orders, speeches drafted by public servants, news releases, etc. – please refer to Article 9 of the Copyright Act).
2.Content that cannot be the subject matter of copyright as referred to above can be used freely by any person and we welcome such use.
3.Other than reasonable use, information and contents of this website that are protected by the Copyright Act shall only be used following the consent or authorization of the copyright holder.
4.“Reasonable use” referred to above is described as follows:
(1)The Taipei City Government is the author of any work published on this website in the name of the Taipei City Government and it may be reproduced, publicly broadcasted or publicly transmitted within a reasonable scope. Please indicate the source when such work is used.
(2)Information on this website may be reproduced for non-profit individual or family purposes.
(3)For the purpose of reporting, commentary, teaching, research or other justified purpose, the information on this website may be referred to within a reasonable scope. Please indicate the source when such information is used.
(4)For other situations of reasonable use, please refer to Articles 44 to 65 of the Copyright Act.
5.No electronic rights management information on this website shall be removed or altered without approval, unless the removal or alteration of electronic rights management information of the work is unavoidable in the lawful exploitation of the work in accordance with Article 80-1 of the Copyright Act, or if the removal or alteration is technically required due to conversion of the recording or transmission system.
Websites Linked to This Website
Generally speaking, the consent of the Taipei City Government is required for any website to be linked to this website. Moreover, the link must clearly specify the name of the Taipei City Government. If the link may mislead the user, such link will not be allowed by the Taipei City Government.
Relevant Links from This Website
To facilitate Internet use, this website only provides links to relevant websites and the Taipei City Government is not responsible for any act of use in relation to the contents of such websites by any user.
The web pages or information of websites linked by this website are provided by such linked websites. The relevant rights belong to such websites or their legal right holders. The Taipei City Government does not guarantee their correctness, timeliness or completeness.
Procedure against Copyright Infringement
I. The Taipei City Government respects third party copyright rights and protects copyright in accordance with the Copyright Statement and applicable provisions of the Copyright Act. No one shall engage in any act of infringement against any third party copyright.
II. If you (copyright holder, publisher or exclusive licensee) deems that any content on this website has infringed upon your rights or has breached the Copyright Act, the Taipei City Government will proceed as follows:
1. Notice to Taipei City Government
Please fill out the “Copyright Infringement Notice” and fax or email (scanned electronic file) to the Taipei City Government. Electronic signatures are not accepted.
2. Removal If no additional information is required on the “Copyright Infringement Notice” (see Notice for Additional Information), the Taipei City Government will make a first study on whether there is a concern of infringement or breach of law in relation to the content based on information you provide and will remove the content from the website. However, relevant information at the time of removal will be kept and sealed (Article 90-10 of the Copyright Act).
3. Forwarding to User of Claimed Infringement (hereinafter the “User”) The Taipei City Government will forward the contact information you provide (name, email, telephone, fax) to the User and ask him (her) to contact, communicate and resolve the issue with you (Paragraph 2, Article 90-4 of the Copyright Act).
User’s Objection If the User deems that there is no event of copyright infringement, the User will fill out and send to the Taipei City Government a “Copyright Infringement Objection”. If no additional information is required (see Notice for Additional Information), the Taipei City Government will forward the objection and the contact information (name, telephone, email) to you. You must provide proof of lawsuit filed against the User (including police report form in triplicates) within 10 working days from the day following the date on which you receive our notice. Otherwise the Taipei City Government will re-upload the contents pursuant to the User’s request 14 working days after the day following the date of notice by the Taipei City Government to you (Article 90-9 of the Copyright Act).
Filing of Infringement or Objection by Mandated Agent
III. Other Matters:
1. Filing of Infringement or Objection by Mandated Agent If the “Copyright Infringement Notice” or the “Copyright Infringement Objection” is filed by a mandated agent, the agent should state the fact of the mandate from the principal (copyright holder, publisher, exclusive licensee or User) and specify the name of the principal.
2. Notice for Additional Information
(1)If the “Copyright Infringement Notice” or the “Copyright Infringement Objection” is incomplete, the Taipei City Government will send a notice to seek additional information within 5 working days from receipt of the notice.
(2)The principal or agent should provide additional information within 5 working days from the day following the date on which the notice for additional information is received. If additional information is not provided before the deadline or if the information provided is incomplete, it shall be deemed that the “Copyright Infringement Notice” or the “Copyright Infringement Objection” was not filed.
(3)Any notice that is not in compliance with the required form or that is without additional required information or with incomplete additional information shall not be used as a basis for claiming that the Taipei City Government is aware of the event of infringement.
3. Termination of Service upon 3 Infringement Events If the User is involved in 3 events of infringement, the Taipei City Government will terminate all or part of the services (Subparagraph 2, Paragraph 1, Article 90-4 of the Copyright Act).
4. Personal Information Protection The Taipei City Government emphasizes personal information protection. In the process of handling copyright infringements, other than contact information (name, email, telephone, fax), the Taipei City Government will not provide you with any personally identifiable information of any other person. If you wish to receive such information, you must file a report with the criminal police authority or file a criminal complaint with the prosecutor’s office of a district court. The Taipei City Government will act in accordance with a letter sent by any of such authorities.
5. Taipei City Government Contact Window
Name: Department of Information Technology, Taipei City Government