07 May 2018

Gumtree Advertiser using a Vernon Chalmers image without permission

Intellectual Property Infringement: Using a Vernon Chalmers Photography Image without Permission

As send via Text Message to the Gumtree Advertiser - Ad 228423901:

Cathy, As per telcon on 08 May 2018 at 08:30, I herewith (again) respectful request you to remove the Vernon Chalmers Photography image (over Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse captured from Arnhem Milnerton by Vernon Chalmers with a personal Canon EOS 700D DSLR camera / Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens) on your Gumtree Ad 228423901 taken from a Vernon Chalmers website (or associated Social Media platform) without permission.

Message sent to publicly available Mobile No: 082 775 1231 (as per below Gumtree advert by Cathy).

Gumtree Advert link by Cathy (House Rentals & Flat Rentals Offered in Milnerton)
Gumtree Advert link by Cathy (House Rentals & Flat Rentals Offered in Milnerton)

Image Removal process that I am following is the formal Gumtree Violation of  Intellectual Property Notification

Link: Gumtree Notice of Infringement for Violation of Intellectual Property

Sent the Gumtree Notice of Claimed Infringement of Violation of Intellectual Property on 9 May 2018

As communicated via SMS Message to the Gumtree Milnerton / Cape Town Advertiser:
Cathy. Please take note that I'm in process of following the Gumtree Notice of Infringement for the Violation of my Intellectual Property Rights ito you using my image on your Gumtree Ad 228423901

Feedback from a Gumtree South Africa representative on my Intellectual Property Infringement Notice:

We received your report regarding the intellectual property infringement on ad 228423901.

I just wanted to let you know that the ad has been removed from the Gumtree website.

If you come across any other ads using your images,please don't hesitate to contact me directly.


Original Vernon Chalmers Photography Image: Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse

Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse Image from Arnhem used without Permission by Gumtree Advertiser
Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse Image from Arnhem used without Permission by Gumtree Advertiser 

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Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse Image used without Permission
Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island, Milnerton Lighthouse Image used without Permission

Vernon Chalmers Photography Copyright Policy
Vernon Chalmers Photography Copyright Policy

Copyright Infringement Warning to Cape Town Photographers