Last Updated: June 7, 2011
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we prohibit users from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on the WineAndWineries.com website or service any materials that violate another party's intellectual property rights. When we receive proper Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement as described below, we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and terminate the accounts of repeat infringers in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
If you believe that a copyrighted work owned by you is accessible on the WineAndWineries.com website or service in violation of your copyright, you may provide our Designated Agent with a written communication that contains substantially the following information (please consult your legal counsel or refer to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), Section 512(c)(3)):
You may send your Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement to our Designated Agent by email to email@example.com.
Please note that you may be liable for damages, including court costs and attorneys fees, if you materially misrepresent that content on our website and/or service is copyright infringing. Filing a false claim constitutes perjury. Upon receiving a proper Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement as described above, we will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and promptly notify the alleged infringer of your claim. We also will advise the alleged infringer of the DMCA statutory Counter Notification procedure described below by which the alleged infringer may respond to your claim and request that we restore this material.
If you believe your own copyrighted material has been removed from our website and/or service as a result of mistake or misidentification, you may submit a written Counter Notification to our Designated Agent pursuant to the DMCA Section 512(g)(2) and (3). To be an effective Counter Notification under the DMCA, your Counter Notification must include substantially the following:
You may submit your Counter Notification to our Designated Agent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you send us a valid, written Counter Notification meeting the requirements described above, we will restore your removed or disabled material winint a reasonable timeframe after we receive your Counter Notification, unless our Designated Agent first receives notice from the party filing the original Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement informing us that such party has filed a court action to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity related to the material in question.