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General Conditions
Information generated by the Department of Justice is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used without the Department’s permission. Citation to the Department of Justice as the source of the information is appreciated, as appropriate.  Not all material posted is in the public domain. All copyrighted material will contain a copyright notice. It is your responsibility to identify the copyright owner and to obtain permission before making use of this material.

Photography
Photographs are not protected by copyright unless noted. If copyrighted, permission should be obtained from the copyright owner prior to use. If not copyrighted, photographs may be downloaded, reproduced and distributed without further permission from the Department of Justice and may be used for educational and informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and Internet web pages.

Audio Recordings
Audio recordings are not protected by copyright unless noted. An audio recording may be downloaded, excerpted or reproduced and distributed, without further permission from the Department of Justice. However, use of a portion or segment of an audiotape, such as talent, narration or music, may infringe a right of publicity or copyright and permission should be obtained from the source.

Video Recordings
Videotape, video files and motion picture recordings are not protected by copyright unless noted. A recording may be reproduced and distributed without further permission from the Department of Justice. Copyrighted music or footage, which is incorporated in a production, may not be used unless permission is obtained from the copyright owner. While in most instances using non-copyrighted segments is permitted, use for commercial purposes of a portion or segment containing talent or a recognizable person may infringe a right of publicity and permission should be obtained from the talent or recognizable person. These guidelines also apply to any live webcast.

OJJDP.gov Masthead
The OJJDP website masthead includes two photos with the following copyright:

ęBananastock/Thinkstock
ęBananastock/Thinkstock

ęComstock/Thinkstock
ęComstock/Thinkstock

OJJDP.gov Home Page
The OJJDP Home page includes three photos with the following copyright:

ęShutterstock, Inc.
ęShutterstock, Inc.

ęCopyright Information
This photo is not in the public domain.

ęGary Blakeley/Shutterstock, Inc.
ęGary Blakeley/Shutterstock, Inc.


OJJDP.gov 40th Anniversary of JJDP Act Page
The OJJDP 40th Anniversary of JJDP Act page includes one photo with the following copyright:

ęZurijeta/Shutterstock, Inc.
ęZurijeta/Shutterstock, Inc.


OJJDP.gov Topics Page
The OJJDP Topics page includes one photo with the following copyright:

ęShutterstock, Inc.
ęShutterstock, Inc.


OJJDP.gov Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative Page
The OJJDP Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative page includes one photo with the following copyright:

ęTom Antos/Shutterstock, Inc.
ęTom Antos/Shutterstock, Inc.


OJJDP.gov Girls Delinquency Page
The OJJDP Girls Delinquency page includes one photo with the following copyright:

ęSapandr/Shutterstock, Inc.
ęSapandr/Shutterstock, Inc.


OJJDP.gov Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Page
The OJJDP Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children page includes one photo with the following copyright:

ęSW Productions/Getty Images
ęSW Productions/Getty Images



Contact
If further information or assistance is needed, you may contact Anna Johnson, OJJDP Communications Coordinator.

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