This website (the 'Site') qualifies as a 'Service Provider' within the meaning of 17 U.S.C. § 512(k) of 17 U.S.C. § 512(k)(1) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ('DMCA'). Accordingly, it is entitled to certain protections from claims of copyright infringement under the DMCA, commonly referred to as the 'safe harbor' provisions. We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Accordingly, we observe and comply with the DMCA in connection with claims of copyright infringement arising under United States law, and have adopted the following Notice and Takedown Policy in connection with material appearing on the Site. In jurisdictions other than the United States,we observe local laws regarding claims of copyright infringement.
Notice of Claimed Infringement
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Designated Copyright Agent (identified below) with the following information:
Send your Notice of Claimed Infringement to:
Please do not send other inquires or information to our Designated Agent. Abusing the DMCA Notice procedures set forth above, or misrepresenting facts in a DMCA Notice or Counter-notification, can result in legal liability for damages, court costs and attorneys' fees under federal law. 17 U.S.C. §512(f).
These Notice and Takedown Procedures only apply to claims of copyright infringement by copyright holders and their agents and not to any other kind of abuse, infringement or legal claim.
Take Down Procedure
Upon receipt of written notification provided in the manner required by 17 U.S.C. § 512, we will:
If your notification does not comply with § 512 of the DMCA, but does identify the allegedly infringing work, we will contact you promptly to assist you in complying with the notice requirements.
If you are a User who has received notice from us that material that you posted has been removed from the Site following our receipt of a notice of claimed infringement, and you are the owner of the material that was removed or are otherwise authorized to use such material, you may provide written counter notification to our designated agent. Your counter notification must include substantially the following information:
Upon receipt of written counter notification provided in the manner required by 17 U.S.C. § 512, we will:
Please also note that pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we cannot and do not judge the merits of your claim (or counter-claim). Accordingly, we will not respond to requests to remove, or disable access to, any allegedly infringing material, or to restore any material that has been so removed, except according to the procedure set forth herein or as otherwise required by law.
It is the firm policy of the Site to terminate the accounts of repeat infringers, and/or to block such Users from posting additional content, to the extent technically feasible.
Customer Service Requests
Customer service inquiries sent to the DMCA agent will not receive a response. All such communications must be directed to the .