Colombian Center of Reprographic Rights

CDR, Colombian Center of Reprographic Rights
Calle 35 No 5 A- 05
Bogotá D.C.
Colombia
Phone: +57 1 3233873
Fax: +57 1 3233873
E-mail: info@cdr.com.co
Web: http://cdr.com.co/

Chief Executive:
President: Álvaro Carvajal
Chief Executive Phone: +57 1 2481449
Chief Executive Email: alvaca7@gmail.com

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
General Manager: Nathalia Gomez Vargas
E-mail: ngomez@cdr.com.co
Phone: +57 1 3233873

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: 2004

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 6
How are Board Members elected: For periods of two years, directly by members in democratic election
Total number of Author Representatives: 3
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 3

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 194
Total Publishers' Associations: 61
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 126
Total Rights holders represented: 187

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR January 1st to December 31st

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: Yes
Common law: No
Other Law: The regulations that govern CDR as a Sociedad de Gestion Colectiva de Derecho de Autor in Colombia, are Law 44 of 1993, Law 98 of 1993, and resolutions 088 of 2000 and 035 of 2002 of the Direccion Nacional de Derecho de Autor, a dependence of the Interior Ministry. These resolutions allow CDR to act as a reproduction rights organisation.

Licensing system:
Voluntary Licencing schemes, without any form of back-up in Copyright Laws

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: Printed books
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Universities, libraries, copyshops, goverment, companies.

Digital Licences
Types of institutions/sectors licensed: Universities Libraries Schools Copy Centers Public Companies Private Companies

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Title-specific distribution: No
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: No
Sampling: Yes
Statistical surveys: Yes
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: Yes

AGREEMENTS
Number of Bilateral agreements type A: 2
Bilateral agreements type A with: Spain and United States
Number of Bilateral agreements type B: 13
Bilateral agreements type B with: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Luxemburg, Mexico, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Costa Rica, South Korea, Norway and Panama.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
COP 687,673,000.00 (+/- EUR 219,890.71)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
COP 687,673,000.00 (+/- EUR 219,890.71)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
COP 687,673,000.00 (+/- EUR 219,890.71)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
COP 280,000,000.00 (+/- EUR 89,532.96)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
COP 280,000,000.00 (+/- EUR 89,532.96)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2017 was applied, being EUR 1= 3127.3400 COP