Dear friends! The "Virtual Guide to Belarus" is a volunteer
non-profit non-governmental collaboration started in November 1994 among a group of
Belarusian scientists working around the
goal is to bring you knowledge of our beautiful homeland in a simple and friendly way.
This site is not an official page. It has nothing to do with the
government or any other organizations. These pages state personal points of view of the authors only. We are striving to provide you with the most
reliable information to the best of our knowledge. And yet Virtual Guide to Belarus holds
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Any links to non-Belarusguide.com information are provided as a courtesy and
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Digital Copyright Infringement Policy: Title II of the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 limits the liability of
online service providers, such as Belarusguide, Inc., for certain copyright
infringement liability if various procedures are followed. Under the DMCA,
notice of claims of copyright infringement should be directed to the:
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If you are copyright owner of materials used in The Virtual
Guide to Belarus and would like us to remove material from our pages - please
contact us by mail or e-mail and we will consider
your request. Please see below the suggested format of
your notification. The Virtual Guide to
Belarus is currently owned and run by Californian non-profit public benefit corporation -
Belarusguide, Inc - which is not organized for the private gain of any person.
The specific purpose of this corporation is to promote understanding of
Belarusian history and culture (Article II of Belarusguide Incorporation).
To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a
written communication (by regular mail and copy by
email, except by prior agreement) that sets forth the items specified
below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and
attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is
infringing your copyrights. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material
available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact
To expedite our ability to process your request, please use
the following format (including section numbers):
1. Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted
work that you believe has been infringed upon (for example, "The
copyrighted work at issue is the text that appears on http://www.legal.com/legal_page.html")
or other information sufficient to specify the copyrighted work being
infringed (for example, "The copyrighted work at issue is the “Touch
Not This Cat” by Dudley Smith, published by Smith Publishing, ISBN
2. Identify the material that you claim is
infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above. If
you are sending a large number of URLs in one removal request, please also
send an electronic copy of the notice to this email.
3. Provide information reasonably sufficient to
permit Belarusguide, Inc. to contact you (email address is preferred).
4. Include the following statement: "I have a
good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as
allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or
5. Include the following statement: "I swear,
under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate
and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the
owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
6. Sign the paper.
7. Send the written communication to the following
26520 Agoura Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
8. Sent copy of the written communication
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