Digital Millenium Copyright Notice
Takedown Policy and Procedures
Heather R. Huhman (the “Company”) respects the intellectual property rights of others. Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c), a copyright owner, or their agent, may submit a takedown notice to us via our DMCA agent listed below.
To submit a good faith infringement claim to us, you must submit notice to us that provides the following information.
Notice of Infringement – Claim
1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner (or someone authorized to act on behalf of the owner);
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
3. Identification of the infringing material to be removed, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material. Please submit the URL of the page in question to assist us in identifying the allegedly offending work;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to allow us to contact the complaining party including your name, physical address, email address, and phone number;
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material is unauthorized by the copyright agent; and
6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under a penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Title 17 USC Section 512(f) provides civil damage penalties, including costs and attorney fees, against any person who knowingly and materially represents certain information in a notification of infringement under Title 17 USC Section 512(c)(3).
Send all takedown notices by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counter Notification – Restoring Material
If you have received a notice of your material being taken down due to a copyright infringement claim, you may also provide us with a counter notification. You would use this counter notification to have the material in question restored to the site. This counter notification must be sent to the DMCA agent and must contain the following items according to the law in Title 17 USC Section 512(g)(3):
1. Your physical or electronic signature;
2. A description of the material that was taken down and the original location of the material before it was taken down;
3. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled;
4. Your name, address, phone number, email address, 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 of the United States, that you consent to jurisdiction of any judicial district in which the service provider may be found), and that you will accept service of process from the person or company who provided the original infringement notification.
5. Send this information to the DMCA agent at the address listed above.
Repeat Infringer Policy
As a Company, we take copyright infringement very seriously. Under the DMCA, we maintain a list of DMCA notices that we receive, and make a good faith effort to identify any repeat infringers on this list pursuant to the safe harbor requirements of the DMCA.