Northern Territory Library Digital Services Termination Guidelines

The Northern Territory Library may terminate your access to digital services account if you use the services to infringe copyright.

In these guidelines:

  • Northern Territory Library’ means the Northern Territory Library being a division of the Northern Territory Department of Tourism Sport and Culture in connection with the supply of the digital services; and
  • You’ or ‘Your’ means the person or organisation using any of the digital services provided by the Northern Territory Library.

1. The Northern Territory Library (NTL) will terminate your account or access to a particular digital service if:

 

i. NTL becomes aware that you have been found by an Australian court to have infringed copyright on at least three occasions using the institution’s service by any means. NTL may issue a warning notice or suspension following the first and second occasion before a permanent termination of the your account is enacted; or

ii. NTL becomes aware that you have made a written admission that you have infringed copyright on at least three occasions using the NTL’s digital services. NTL may issue a warning notice or suspension following the first and second occasion before a permanent termination of the your account is enacted; or

iii. NTL takes down material uploaded by you on its digital services at least three times within a twelve month period from the first takedown as a result of:

      a) A credible takedown notice received from a copyright owner/licensee alleging that this material infringes copyright; or

      b) NTL itself becoming aware that the material is likely to infringe copyright.

Note: An allegation of copyright infringement, either by the copyright owner/licensee or by the institution, will not count towards this provision if you successfully challenge the claim.

 

2. NTL will not terminate your account or access to a particular digital service if your account / service was used by a person other than you, and without your knowledge or consent.

 

3. NTL will reinstate your account or access to a particular digital service if you successfully appeal the termination on review which entitles you to have your account reinstated by the institution.

 

You can contact us by:
Post: GPO Box 42 Darwin 0801
Telephone: (08) 8999 7177
Email: ntl.info@nt.gov.au
Facsimile: (08) 8999 6927