DMCA COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY
Notice and Procedure for Making Copyright Infringement Claims
If you believe that any material on the SVECONNECT websites has infringed your copyrighted material or that SVECONNECT is the hosting service provider and should be notified of a potential copyright infringement, please follow the procedure set forth below to make your claim. This procedure should only be used for making claims of copyright infringement. This information does not take the place of advice from your legal counsel. SVECONNECT is providing this information to you and your Users for informational purposes only.
SVECONNECT reserves the right to reject or remove any material residing on or transmitted to or through the Services that SVECONNECT, in its sole discretion, believes to be unacceptable or in violation of the law, this AUP, and/or the Terms and Conditions. SVECONNECT may immediately remove content if SVECONNECT believes such content is unlawful, violates the AUP and/or Terms and Conditions, or such removal is done pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Upon SVECONNECT's request, Users shall terminate service to any third party user or agent who, in SVECONNECT's sole discretion, has violated the AUP, Terms and Conditions, or applicable law or regulations.
Notification of Copyright Claim
If you believe that a Web page hosted by SVECONNECT is violating your rights under U.S. copyright law, you may file a complaint of such claimed infringement with the SVECONNECT designated agent as described below:
SVECONNECT Legal Services Department Attn: Copyright Claims
P.O. Box 31
South Pittsburg, Tennessee 37380
Attn: DMCA Agent - Copyright Claims
DMCA Complaints must be in writing and contain the following information
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
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 SVECONNECT to locate the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit SVECONNECT 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 faith 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 notification 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.
You should be aware that complainants who make false claims or misrepresentations concerning copyright infringement may be liable for damages under the DMCA.
Counter-Notification in Response to Claim of Copyright Infringement
If a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you and you would like to submit a counter-notice, please forward your counter-notice to SVECONNECT's designated agent at the address noted above. This process will invoke a dispute between you and the complaining party. Your counter-notification must be in writing and contain the following information:
1. A physical or electronic signature of an authorized person;
2. Identification of the material that was removed or access to which was disabled and the location at which material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
3. A statement under penalty of perjury that the alleged infringer has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification;
4. Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal district court for the federal district in which you are located and that you will accept service of process from the complainant
You should be aware that substantial penalties under U.S. law apply for a false counter-notice filed in response to a notice of copyright infringement.