snaplikepic.com, Inc. (“snaplikepic.com”) respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, snaplikepic.com will respond promptly to claims of copyright infringement committed using the snaplikepic.com website (the “Services”) that are reported to the snaplikepic.com Designated Copyright Agent identified below.
If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Services by sending snaplikepic.com a DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement in the format provided below and delivering it to the snaplikepic.com Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of Notice as described below, snaplikepic.com will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged use from the Services and/or termination of the snaplikepic.com user’s account. Please note that in addition to being forwarded to the person who provided the allegedly infringing content, a copy of this legal notice may be sent to a third-party which may publish and/or annotate it. As such, your letter (with your personal information removed) may be forwarded to Chilling Effects (http://www.chillingeffects.org) for publication. You can see an example of such a publication at http://www.chillingeffects.org/dmca512/notice.cgi?NoticeID=861.
To file a notice of infringement with snaplikepic.com, you must provide a written communication (by fax or regular mail — not by email, except by prior agreement) that sets forth the items specified below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Indeed, in a past case (please seehttp://www.onlinepolicy.org/action/legpolicy/opg_v_diebold/ for more information), a company that sent an infringement notification seeking removal of online materials that were protected by the fair use doctrine was ordered to pay such costs and attorneys fees. The company agreed to pay over $100,000. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.
To expedite our ability to process your request, please use the following format (including section numbers):
Deliver this Notice, preferably by email, with all items completed, to ContactUs.com’s Designated Copyright Agent:
Email: mail AT snaplikepic.com
The process for counter notifications is governed by Section 512(g) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act: http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf
When we receive a counter notification, we may reinstate the material in question. To file a counter notification with snaplikepic.com, you must provide a written communication that sets forth the items specified below.
Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that a product or activity is not infringing the copyrights of others may be subject to liability (including costs and attorneys fees). Please also be advised that we enforce a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who are repeat infringers. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether certain material infringes the copyrights of others, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.
To expedite our ability to process your counter notification, please use the following format (including section numbers):
Send the written communication, preferably by email, to the following address:
Email: mail AT snaplikepic.com
After we receive your counter notification, we will forward it to the party who submitted the original claim of copyright infringement. Please note that when we forward the counter notification, it includes your personal information. By submitting a counter notification, you consent to having your information revealed in this way. We will not forward the counter notification to any party other than the original claimant.
After we send out the counter notification, the claimant must then notify us within 10 days that he or she has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on snaplikepic.com. If we receive such notification we will be unable to restore the material. If we do not receive such notification, we may reinstate the material.
Pursuant to the Terms of Service Agreement you agreed to when you were permitted to become a User, you are required to use only lawfully-acquired creative works as website content, and your website may be disabled upon receipt of notice that infringing material is appearing there. snaplikepic.com also respects the legitimate interests of webmasters in utilizing media content lawfully, being permitted to present a response to claims of infringement, and obtaining timely restoration of access to a website that has been disabled due to a copyright complaint. Your System Use privileges will also be suspended. You may protest a DMCA notice by submitting a Counter-notification as described below.
snaplikepic.com will, in appropriate circumstances, terminate repeat infringers. If you believe that an account holder or subscriber is a repeat infringer, please follow the instructions above to contact snaplikepic.com and provide information sufficient for us to verify that the user is a repeat infringer.
It is ContactUs.com’s policy to accommodate and not interfere with standard technical measures it determines are reasonable under the circumstances, i.e., technical measures that are used by copyright owners to identify or protect copyrighted works.
snaplikepic.com has discretion to handle non-compliant notices in whatever manner appears to be reasonable given the circumstances presented.
The submission of misleading information of any sort in a notification or counter-notification submitted to snaplikepic.com voids any claim of right made by the submitting party.
DISCLAIMER: WE ARE NOT YOUR ATTORNEYS AND THE INFORMATION WE PRESENT HERE IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. WE PRESENT THIS INFORMATION FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.