Copyright Policy


We at Southern Africa Youth Project recognise and respect intellectual property rights and are committed to fulfilling our moral and legal obligations concerning our use of copyright-protected works.


As a matter of ethical integrity and commitment to copyright law, Southern Africa Youth Project sets forth these policies for all employees:

No employee of Southern Africa Youth Project may reproduce, recreate any copyrighted information in print, video, voice note or digital form in violation of the law.

All the content in Southern Africa Youth Project work and its subsidiary are considered protected even if they are not registered with the South African. Copyright Office or any registration agency outside South Africa and even if we did not add the copyright symbol (©).

The Copyrighted works include, but are not restricted to:

  • Printed articles from publications
  • Electronic articles in online publications
  • online videos and movies
  • TV and radio programs
  • Recorded music performances
  • Images and training materials
  • Manuals and documentation
  • Software programs and the database
  • Courses, lessons, and quizzes
  • Website and blog

In general, the laws that apply to published materials also apply to visual and digital formats such as websites, streaming media, composition downloads, mobile apps, CDs and DVDs.

Southern Africa Youth Project holds an Annual Copyright License and Multinational Copyright License from Copyright Clearance Agency (CCA), which enables employees of Southern Africa Youth Project [inside and outside] the South Africa to lawfully duplicate and distribute content, in print or electronic format, as needed within the company.

Under 1 2 the license Southern Africa Youth Project employees can copy and inside distribute excerpts from newspapers, magazines, papers and other copyright-protected works licensed by Copyright Clearance Agency, as often as required, provided that the license may not be used as a replacement for subscriptions or first acquisitions of the issued resources.

Workers can also e-mail articles of interest to other employees, share items by posting them on our company websites, shop articles in shared folders, and scan content when a digital original is not available.

This license similarly allows employees to provide a single print or electronic copy to a client or prospect upon his or her direct appeal for further information relating to Southern Africa Youth Project products or services and to submit copies to government agencies as required to support regulatory submissions.

Please note that the license relates only to the works in CCA’s online catalogue and that, except for the limited external uses defined above, the rights provided are for inside use at Southern Africa Youth Project only. [Additional language if the organisation holds a Reproduction Picture License separately or in combination with the Annual Copyright License] Southern Africa Youth Project holds a Reproduction Picture License (“RPL”) from Copyright Clearance Agency, which enables employees of Southern Africa Youth Project in South Africa to show copyright-protected videos, movies and TV shows (“Videos”) for employee training, internal sales demonstrations and business meetings, as needed within the business.

Under the license, employees may demonstrate Videos by the listed theatrical distributors and producers from ANY officially obtained source, including DVDs bought at retail, videos downloaded from iTunes or videos played from websites like™ and Netflix™ that are authorised outlets of motion picture content and TV shows.

To confirm if a Video is covered under the MPL, simply define who the supplier of the video is and consider it up in the providers and producers list available at

To obtain permission to copy copyrighted works outside of Southern Africa Youth Project or to use such works in ways that are not protected by our license or other prior agreements, employees should request authorisations online at or contact the Rights and Licensing Department of the copyright holder.

Questions on specific processes should be directed to the Chief Executive Officer, who serves as our copyright officer. Southern Africa Youth Project designates Chief Executive Officer as the copyright officer to administer our company’s copyright policy.

The Chief Executive Officer at Southern Africa Youth Project can help you determine whether a work is covered by our Copyright Clearance Agency license and how to handle any special copyright issues. Questions regarding copyright procedures, including fair use, should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer


 Southern Africa Youth Project expects its employees to be liable consumers of copyrighted materials.

We also urge employees to educate their colleagues on copyright compliance.

If any employee witnesses a possible copyright infringement, please bring the issue to the attention of the individual as well as to our the Chief Executive Officer, who serves as our copyright compliance officer. Employees who illegally duplicate cop

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