DMCA / REMOVAL REQUEST
This policy is intended to implement the procedures set forth in 17 U.S.C. Section 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) for the reporting of alleged copyright infringement. The DMCA is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It is the policy of SocialMediaMorning.com to respect the legitimate rights of copyright owners, their agents, and representatives. Users of any part of SocialMediaMorning.com are required to respect the legal protections provided by applicable copyright law.
Go To Person:
Our designated person to receive notification of alleged infringement under the DMCA is: R. Golden, you can reach him at [email protected] Upon receipt of proper notification of claimed infringement, SocialMediaMorning.com will follow the procedures outlined herein and in the DMCA.
Complaint Notice Procedures for Copyright Owners The following elements must be included in your copyright infringement claim:
1. An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notice, a representative list of such works at that site.
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the Company to locate the material.
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit SocialMediaMorning.com to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
6. 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 owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Failure to include all of the above information may result in a delay of the processing or the DCMA notification.
If the Company receives proper notification of claimed copyright infringement it will respond expeditiously by removing, or disabling access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. SocialMediaMorning.com will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA in the event a counter notification is received.