Copyright/IP Policy

ACM respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask that our users do the same. If you have a good-faith reason to believe that material on this Website infringes a copyright that you own, or if your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated by material posted on this Website, then you may notify ACM using the procedures set forth below. To be effective, the notification must be in writing and include the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit ACM to locate the material;

  4. Your address, telephone number, and, if available, your e-mail address;

  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notification is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

  7. Send the written communication to the following address:

Association of Children’s Museums
2711 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22202
OR fax to: 703-224-3099

This contact information is provided exclusively for notifying the Association of Children’s Museums that copyrighted material may have been infringed. Unrelated inquiries will NOT receive a response through this process. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere on this Website.

WARNING: IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES, INCURRED BY A COPYRIGHT OWNER, ALLEGED INFRINGER, OR ACM AS A RESULT OF ACM’S RELIANCE ON THE MISREPRESENTATION.

Once we receive this information, ACM may expeditiously remove or block access to the allegedly infringing material, and notify the user who posted the material that we have taken such action. If you, as the user, receive a notice that material has been blocked, and believe that this material was removed by mistake or misidentification, you may submit a written counter-notification to the address provided above.

Revised: June 2010