Copyright Infringement Notification
To file a copyright infringement notification with us, you will need to send a written communication that includes the substantially following (please consult your legal counsel or see Section 512(c)(3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to confirm these requirements):
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
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 the service provider to locate the material.
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider 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.
To expedite our ability to process your request, such written notice should be sent to our appointed email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that under Section 512(f) any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability for damages. Don't make false claims!
Please also note that the information provided in this legal notice may be forwarded to the person who provided the allegedly infringing content.
After submitting a copyright infringement notification, copyright owners may realize that they misidentified content or they may otherwise change their mind. Wapka is therefore always glad to honor retractions of copyright claims from the party who originally submitted them.
If you're a content owner, please make sure you send us the following information if you wish to retract a claim:
A statement of retraction (such as "I hereby retract my claim of copyright infringement") The complete and specific URL of the resource in question
An electronic signature (typing your full legal name will do)
If you're a user affected by a copyright claim, you may reach out to the copyright owner directly in search of a retraction. Here's how you may do so:
If the claimant has a Waptooth account, the easiest way to contact him or her is through Waptooth's private messaging feature.
Please have the claimant contact us directly at email@example.com with all the items listed above.
Please note that we will not process retractions that are not sent from the same alias that submitted the original claim.