DMCA Policy - Spring Of Knowledge
Spring Of Knowledge 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 Spring Of Knowledge will respond quickly to claims of copyright infringement committed on the http://www.springofknowledge.com website that are reported to the Spring Of Knowledge Designated Copyright Agent detailed in the sample notice below. If you are a copyright owner, authorised to act on behalf of, or authorised to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Spring Of Knowledge website by completing the following DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement, and delivering it to the Spring Of Knowledge Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of Notice as described below, Spring Of Knowledge will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the alleged material.Please be advised 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. Thus, if you are not sure content located on or linked-to by the Website infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney.
Please follow these steps to file a notice:
1. Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or - if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice - you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
2. Identify the material or link you claim is infringing (or the subject of infringing activity) and that access to which is to be disabled, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the relevant website where such material may be found.
For a blog: 3. Verify that the blog in question is hosted by Spring Of Knowledge. We have no control over blogs that say “Powered by WordPress.org.” Those blogs use the open source WordPress software and are not hosted by us. Please contact the appropriate web host with complaints. We only host blogs that have “wordpress.com” in their URL or that say “powered by WordPress.com” on the site.
4. Contact the blogger directly. Go to the blog post in question and leave a comment with your complaint to see if the matter can be resolved directly between you and the blogger.
5. Send your complaint to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the issue cannot be resolved directly with the blogger, send us your complaint as plain text email without attachments (email attachments are discarded) and include the following (or it will be deemed invalid):
* An electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
* An identification of the copyright claimed to have been infringed;
* A description of the nature and exact location of the content that you claim to infringe your copyright, in sufficient detail to permit Spring Of Knowledge to find and positively identify that content; for example we require a link to the specific blog post (not just the name of the blog) that contains the content and a description of which specific portion of the blog post – an image, a link, the text, etc – your complaint refers to;
* Your name, address, telephone number and email address; and
* A statement by you: (a) that you believe in good faith that the use of the content that you claim to infringe your copyright is not authorized by law, or by the copyright owner or such owner’s agent; and (b) under penalty of perjury, that all of the information contained in your Infringement Notice is accurate, and that you are either the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf.
* Your name, address, phone number and physical or electronic signature
* Identification of the allegedly infringing content and its location before disabling access; and
* A statement under penalty of perjury explaining why the content was removed by mistake or misidentification.