Copyright Policy/Intellectual Property Policy


The Songwriters Association of Canada’s Copyright / Intellectual Property policy is strictly enforced. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior WRITTEN consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of the Songwriters Association of Canada to terminate Membership privileges of any Member who infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of prompt notification to the Songwriters Association of Canada by the copyright owner or the copyright owner's legal agent.

If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the S.A.C. website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the S.A.C. website and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material on the S.A.C. website (providing the URL(s) of the claimed infringing material satisfies this requirement) (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. The Songwriters Association of Canada's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
Copyright Agent,
Songwriters Association of Canada,
41 Valleybrook Drive,
Toronto, ON
M3B 2S6

or sac@songwriters.ca