It is the official policy of Telegraph Today (“TT”) to respect the copyright and intellectual property of others. Consequently, we give channels of redress to individuals who believe that there has been an infringement of the copyright rights of the material uploaded or embedded on our site. In accordance with the terms contained in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), (the text of which may be found in the U.S Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf,) TT will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the www.TelegraphToday.com (the “Site”) that are reported to TT’s Designated Copyright Agent, identified below. Upon receipt of a complete and valid DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”), as described below, TT will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged material from the Site. Additionally, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, TT may disable, restrict, suspend, and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.
DMCA Notice Requirements
If you are a copyright owner, or are 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 Site by providing a Notice containing the following information to TT’s Designated Copyright Agent.
- 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.
- Identify (i) the material that you claim is 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 us to locate the material, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site where such material may be found, and (ii) the reference or link, to the material or activity that you claim to be infringing, that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate that reference or link, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site where such reference or link may be found.
- Provide your mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, email address.
- Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:
- “I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material or reference or link to such material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use).”
- “I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
- Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to TT’s Designated Copyright Agent:
ATTN: Copyright Agent
638 Camino De Los Mares
San Clemente, CA 92673
What if I receive a Copyright Complaint (DMCA) notification?
If you receive a DMCA notification, it means that the content described in the notification has been removed from the Site or access to the content has been restricted. Please take the time to read through our notice to you, which includes information on the notification we received as well as instructions on how to file a counter-notice.
How to File a Counter-Notice
Email your counter-notice to Copyright@TelegraphToday.com.
Include ALL of the following:
- A physical or electronic signature (typing your full name will suffice);
- Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled (the description from the DMCA notice will suffice);
- A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
- Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if your address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which TT may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subsection (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.
To submit a counter-notice, please respond to our original email notification of the removal and include the required information in the body of your reply.
What Happens After I Submit a Counter-Notice?
Upon receipt of a valid counter-notice, we will promptly forward a copy to the person who filed the original notice. If we do not receive notice within 10 business days that the original reporter is seeking a court order to prevent further infringement of the material at issue, we may replace or cease disabling access to the material that was removed.
*NOTE: There are significant legal and financial consequences for fraudulent and/or bad faith submissions of DMCA Notices or Counter-notices. We recommend that you consut with an experienced copyright attorney prior to filing any such notice.
Have questions about our copyright policy? You can email us at Copyright@TelegraphToday.com. However, please note that we cannot offer legal advice nor is any of the above intended to be construed as legal advice.