17 January 2020
21 Jumada al-Ula 1441
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To: 22A Old Court Place

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From: [Name, address, telephone number and email address of complainant.]

Reference: [Title and unique identifier to which complaint refers.] (Subject of complaint)

1) Infringement of copyright/author's rights/related rights.

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c) I/we hereby give notice of:

i) Unauthorised use by reason of reproduction and/or making available the protected material; and/or

ii) Breach of the moral right of [paternity/integrity/right not to have my work subjected to derogatory treatment].

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a) Remove it from the website; and

i) Cease further use of the material; and

ii) Withdraw from circulation any materials that include it.

4) I/we request that you notify me/us when you have complied with my/our request in section 3 above.

5) I/we attach/direct you to the following additional information which supports my/our complaint:

6) In relation to my/our complaint, I/we also inform you [any other relevant information including e.g. other steps taken to protect my rights].

7) The information contained in this notice is accurate and I believe, with good faith, that the publication, distribution and reproduction of the material described in section 1 is not authorized by the rights holder, the rights holder's agent or the law and/or infringes the law as described in section 2 above.

8) This notice is given to you without prejudice to any other communication or correspondence relating to the protected rights or any other right.

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Name: Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation


22A Old Court Place

London, W8 4PL

Telephone number: +44 (0) 20 7937 2540

Email address:info@al-furqan.com

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