Allan Hancock College complies with all federal regulations including the TEACH Act. Students and staff are prohibited from using the Hancock network to illegally download or share music, videos, or other copyrighted materials. In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and Digital Millennium Copyright Act, college administrators may be obligated to provide to copyright holders and law enforcement officials information about Hancock network users who have violated the law. There may be both civil and criminal penalties and fines for copyright violations. For questions pertaining to copyright issues, please contact the dean, Learning Resources, at 805-922-6966 ext. 3475.