Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy

Yahoo respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Yahoo has no responsibility for content on other web sites that you may find or access when using Yahoo’s products or services. Material available on or through other web sites may be protected by copyright and the intellectual property laws of Australia and/or other countries. The terms of use of those web sites, and not the Yahoo Terms of Service, govern your use of that material.

It is Yahoo’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Yahoo and/or others.

Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Infringements and Agent for Notice

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Yahoo's Copyright Agent with the following information:

  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  2. a description of the copyright work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site, with enough detail that we may find it on the web site;
  4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. a statement by you, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

You may also submit a notice via our online form:

Submit a copyright infringement notice

If you are asserting infringement of a trade mark please follow the same procedure above for a Notice, and, if applicable, include your registration and/or application number(s) pertaining to your trade mark.

Yahoo's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail
Copyright Agent
Yahoo Australia Pty Ltd
Locked Bag 1111
Alexandria NSW 1435