Applfix respects the intellectual property rights of all content creators, whether their work is affiliated with our site or not.
If you have reason to suspect that your intellectual property rights have been infringed in any way that connects to our site, we strongly advise that you contact our copyright agent with a complaint as soon as possible. We take all violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 extremely seriously. In order to ensure your complaint remains legitimate under the DCMA, please ensure your copyright complaint contains all of the following information:
A signature, electronic or physical, of an individual who has been authorized to represent you, the copyright holder;
Clear identification of the copyrighted item(s) in question, as well as identification of the work(s) infringing on the copyright holder’s intellectual property rights;
Contact information for you, the copyright holder, that Applfix can use to contact you, including your full name, telephone number, physical address and e-mail address;
A written letter stating that you, the copyright holder, “in good faith believes that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law”;
A written letter stating that all of the information provided in the statement above is wholly accurate, and reaffirming that the writer of said letter has been legally authorized, under penalty of perjury, to represent you, the copyright holder.
The statement of complaint that you provide us, containing all of the above information, should be sent to our Designated Copyright Agent by post, fax or email to one of the respective contact addresses below:
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IF YOU CHOOSE TO MISREPRESENT ANY OF THE DETAILS REGARDING AN ALLEGED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO SERIOUS CIVIL PENALTIES UNDER FEDERAL LAW, INCLUDING ANY MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS AND LAWYERS FEES ACCRUED BY US, AND ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDER’S LICENSEES WHO ARE INJURED IN ANY CAPACITY FOLLOWING OUR RELIANCE ON THE VERACITY OF YOUR REPRESENTATION. YOU COULD ALSO BE CRIMINALLY PROSECUTED FOR ACTS OF PERJURY.
Do not take anything outlined in this document as formal legal advice. For further information on the details required to lodge a formal DMCA notification, please refer to 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).
DMCA Sample 2
The security of intellectual property rights is a major concern for [Site_Name]. If you believe that one or more of your copyrighted works has been used in a way that compromises your intellectual property rights as outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, and this violation is associated with our site in some way, please contact our copyright agent at once by one or more of the following methods:
We take all infringements of copyright very seriously. When submitting a copyright claim to our copyright agent, please ensure your claims package includes all of the following information so we can begin assessing your claim as quickly as possible:
Include the signature (electronic or physical) of someone who is legally authorized to represent you as a claimant in a copyright violation case.
Clearly identify the items you believe have been subject to copyright infringement, and also the items that are compromising the intellectual property rights associated with the original copyrighted work.
Provide us with sufficient contact information so that we can remain in contact with you during the investigation process and beyond. Relevant information includes ALL of the following: your full name, mailing address, email address and telephone number.
Supply a written statement informing us that you, the copyright holder, “in good faith believes that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.”
Supply a second written statement confirming that all of the information you have provided in your claims package is completely factually accurate. This letter should also contain sufficient proof that the claimant’s representative holds the legal authority to represent the copyright holder, and that the representative understands they may be charged with perjury in a court of law if this is not the case.
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR LEGAL ADVICE. IF YOU MISREPRESENT ANY OF THE DETAILS IN A FORMAL COPYRIGHT CLAIMS CASE, YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO A RANGE OF STRICT PENALTIES UNDER FEDERAL LAW, INCLUDING BEING REQUIRED TO PAY ANY FEES ACCRUED BY US, THE COMPANY, AND ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR LICENSEES WHO FACE FINANCIAL INJURY BASED ON THE ASSUMPTION THAT THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE PROVIDED US IS TRUE AS REQUIRED BY LAW. YOU MAY ALSO BE FORMALLY CHARGED WITH AND CRIMINALLY PROSECUTED FOR COMMITTING ACTS OF PERJURY. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW TO ISSUE A FORMAL DMCA NOTIFICATION, PLEASE REFER TO: 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3) OF THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1998.
DMCA Sample 3
Appflix.co] respects the intellectual property of others.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this site, you may notify our copyright agent, as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information when providing notice of the claimed copyright infringement:
* A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed
* Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed
* Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address
* A statement that the complaining party “in good faith believes that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or law”
* A statement that the “information in the notification is accurate”, and “under penalty of perjury, the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed”
The above information must be submitted as a written, faxed or emailed notification to the following Designated Agent:
Attn: DMCA Office
PSC 464 Box 20R, FPO AP 96522
WE CAUTION YOU THAT UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO HEAVY CIVIL PENALTIES. THESE INCLUDE MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES INCURRED BY US, BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER, OR BY ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER’S LICENSEE THAT IS INJURED AS A RESULT OF OUR RELYING UPON YOUR MISREPRESENTATION. YOU MAY ALSO BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY.
This information should not be construed as legal advice, for further details on the information required for valid DMCA notifications, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).