Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”), the text of which can be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at: https://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, we will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law, are committed using our sites and services and are properly reported to our Copyright Agent identified below.
A DMCA request can be sent to us via the contact information below:
Second Media Corp.
111 Peter Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada
Attention: Copyright Agent
Email: [email protected]
In accordance with the DMCA, the written notice (the "DMCA Notice") must include the following:
If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on a Website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA. You may want to consult an attorney before taking any action pursuant to the DMCA.
Your Right to File a Counter-notice (for users)
If you believe your user content was wrongly removed due to a mistake or misidentification of the material, you can file a counter-notice with us that includes the following:
Upon receiving a counter-notice we will forward it to the complaining party and tell them we will restore your content within 10 business days. If that party does not notify us that they have filed an action to enjoin your use of that content on our Website before that period passes, we will consider restoring your user content to the site.
It is our policy to close the accounts of users we identify as repeat infringers. We apply this policy at our discretion and in appropriate circumstances, such as when a user has repeatedly been charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.
We may disclose any communications concerning DMCA Notices or other complaints of rights violations with third parties, including the affected users, the rights holders, and third party databases that collect information on DMCA Notices.