The policies of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
We respect the intellectual property rights of others just as we expect others to respect our rights. Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Chapter 17, United States Code, Chapter 512(c), the copyright owner or their agent may provide us with notice of removal through our DMCA agent listed below. As an Internet service provider, we are entitled to claim immunity from said infringement claims under the safe harbor provisions of the DMCA. To file a good faith infringement claim with us, you must send us a message containing the following information:
Infringement Reports - Claim
Information we collect
1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner (or person authorized to act on the owner's behalf);
2. identification of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed;
3. identification of the infringing material to be removed and sufficient information to permit the service provider to locate the material. [Please send the URL of the relevant page to help us identify the likely offending work]; Information sufficient to allow the service provider to contact the complaining party, including your name, physical address, email address, phone number, and fax number;
4. A statement that the complaining party believes in good faith that the use of the material is unauthorized by the copyright agent;
5. A statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Section 17 USC §512(f) provides punitive damages for civil damages, including court costs and attorneys' fees, against any person who knowingly and materially misrepresents certain information in an infringement notice under 17 USC §512(c) (3).
Send all reports of removal through our contact page. Please email for prompt attention.
Please note that we may notify the identity and information in any claim of copyright infringement that we receive from a likely infringer. By submitting a claim, you understand that you accept and agree that your person and claim may be notified to the alleged infringer. Counter notice - material recovery.
If you received a notice of removal of material due to a claim of copyright infringement, you may send us a counter-notice to attempt to reinstate the disputed material on the site. Said notice must be sent in writing to our Digital Millennium Copyright Agent and must contain substantially the following elements in accordance with 17 USC section 512(g)(3): 1. Your physical or electronic signature .
2. A description of the material removed and the initial location of the material before it was removed.
3. A statement under penalty of perjury that you believe in good faith that the material was removed or disabled due to a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
4. Your name, address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal district court for the judicial district in which the address is located (or, if you are outside the United States, that you consent to the jurisdiction) of any judicial district in which the service provider may be), and that you will accept service of process from the person or company providing the original notice of violation.
5. Send a message through our contact page. Email is highly recommended.
We take copyright infringement very seriously. As required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's repeat infringer policy, we maintain a list of DMCA communications from copyright owners and make an effort to identify any