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Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

Oracle respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask our individuals using Oracle Web sites to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on an Oracle Web site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send a Notice to our Copyright Agent providing the following information:

  • The electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and a description of the infringing activity
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located, such as the URL where it is posted
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and email address
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf

Oracle's Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows. Note: This contact information is solely for reporting copyright infringement.

Oracle Corporation
500 Oracle Parkway, M/S 5op7
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Attention: Matthew Sarboraria, Associate General Counsel

Telephone: +1.650.506.5200
Fax: +1.650.506.7114
E-mail: copyright_us@oracle.com

Reporting Piracy of Oracle Products

If you believe that Oracle software or documentation is being copied, sold or distributed without licenses or permission from Oracle, please contact the Legal Department at copyright_us@oracle.com.

Buying Oracle Software Through Online Auctions

Much of the Oracle software sold through online auctions is pirated or otherwise unauthorized. In addition to being sold illegally, such software may contain bugs, viruses or other errors that could seriously damage your computer systems.

Oracle makes virtually all of its most popular software freely available for trial downloads in the Oracle Store or through free membership in the Oracle Technology Network.

Use of Oracle Screenshots

Oracle's software programs are copyrighted materials owned by Oracle. Screenshots constituting an image of an individual screen display from any Oracle software, application or service are protected by copyright. (See Oracle's Trademark Guidelines for questions about use of our company name and logos).

If you want to use more than ten (10) screenshots in a published piece, such as a book or white paper, you will require a formal permission letter from Oracle. Please contact our Copyright team at copyright_us@oracle.com with information about your work, the screenshots needed, and a sample chapter for our review. We may approve your request if the screenshot content does not constitute more than 25% of the content of your work.

If you want to use ten (10) or fewer screenshots in a published piece, you may do so provided that you agree and adhere to the following terms:

  1. This permission constitutes a fully revocable, nonexclusive license and is not a transfer of ownership, title or any other right or interest in Oracle's screenshots. Oracle may terminate permission at any time by notifying you of the termination of permission for your particular use. Oracle may revise or withdraw this general permission at any time without notice.
  2. Your use may not directly or indirectly state or imply Oracle sponsorship, affiliation or endorsement of your product, service, or published piece.
  3. Screenshots must be reproduced in their entirety and you may not alter screenshots in any way except to proportionally resize them. All added commentary and analysis relating to Oracle screenshots must be clearly attributable to you and not to Oracle.
  4. This permission does not apply to any Oracle screenshots that are from beta products or other products that are subject to non-disclosure obligations or that have not yet been commercially released.
  5. Oracle screenshots may not be incorporated into: comparative advertising; obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit materials; or materials which are, in Oracle's sole opinion, disparaging or defamatory of Oracle, its products, or any other person or entity.
  6. Oracle expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement in connection with your use of Oracle screenshots. Your use of Oracle screenshots is at your own discretion and risk.