Since IDEA is a conduit for product information directly from manufacturers to the wholesale industry, we have pursued the appropriate copyright and licensing to ensure that our product data is legally distributed.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
IDEA is a registered Online Service Provider under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). DMCA provides safe harbors from copyright infringement liability for online service providers.
Authorized product information direct from manufacturers
IDEA is a conduit for product information directly from manufacturers to the wholesale industry. We have licensing agreements with our manufacturers authorizing us to redistribute the product data to wholesalers. This ensures that IDEA’s product data is pure and provided as manufacturers intended.
Because of this, distributors can trust that this information is coming directly from their authorized manufacturers, mitigating risk and liability from unauthorized data. IDEA is unique in its mission to protect and maintain the integrity of manufacturers’ provided data as it is transferred to authorized distributors.
Submit Concerns or Complaints
As a registered online service provider, IDEA provides an avenue to submit a copyright infringement complaint. To file a copyright complaint, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.