Last revised October 20, 2011
Notification of Copyright Infringement
BrassRing100 respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, BrassRing100 will respond expeditiously to notices of alleged infringement that are reported to BrassRing100's Designated Copyright Agent, identified in the sample notice below.
Notices of Alleged Infringement for Content Made Available Through the BrassRing100 Site
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 BrassRing100.com website (the "Site") by completing the following notice ("Notice") and delivering it to the Designated Copyright Agent.
BrassRing100 does not permit copyright infringing activities through its services and will, if properly notified that content infringes, remove or disable access to such content. BrassRing100 reserves the right to remove or disable access to content without prior notice. In appropriate circumstances, BrassRing100 will also terminate users whom it determines to be repeat infringers.
A poster of allegedly infringing material may make a counter notice pursuant to Sections 512(g)(2) and 512(g)(3) of the DMCA. When BrassRing100 receives a counter notice, it may reinstate the material in question. To provide a counter notice to us, please return the following form to the BrassRing100 Copyright Agent.
BrassRing100 may be required to disclose information to individuals asserting rights under the DMCA. You hereby authorize BrassRing100 to release information about you if required by law or subpoena, without notice to you.
You agree that you, and not BrassRing100, are responsible for any violations of any intellectual property rights in any content that you upload to the Site.
Notification of Trademark Infringement
If you believe that your trademark (the "Infringed Mark") is being used by a user in a way that constitutes trademark infringement, please provide BrassRing100's Copyright Agent (specified above) with the following information:
Upon receipt of notice as described above, BrassRing100 will confirm the existence of the Infringed Mark on the Site, notify the Registered User who posted the Infringed Mark, and take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the Infringed Mark from the Site. A Registered User may respond to notice of takedown by showing either (a) that the Infringed Mark has been cancelled, or has expired or lapsed or (b) that the Registered User has a trademark registration, an unexpired license covering the use, or some other relevant right to the Infringed Mark. If the Registered User succeeds in showing either (a) or (b) then BrassRing100 will not remove the Infringed Mark. If BrassRing100 decides to comply with a takedown request, it will do so within a commercially reasonable time after receipt of the notice.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, BrassRing100 will comply as appropriate with the terms of any court order relating to alleged trademark infringement on the Site.
Rights of Publicity and Use of Name or Likeness
BrassRing100 respects the rights of individuals to exploit their own name, voice, signature, photograph or likeness and prohibits its users from posting Content that would otherwise misappropriate a third party's right of publicity. If you think that your right of publicity is being misappropriated as a result of the content on the Site, please provide BrassRing100's Copyright Agent (specified above) with the following information:
Upon receipt of notice as described above, BrassRing100 will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged use from the Site, with notice to the Registered User in question, unless, prior to such removal, the Registered User in question sufficiently demonstrates that he or she has appropriate authorization or consent to use your likeness.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, BrassRing100 will comply as appropriate with the terms of any court order relating to the behavior of the challenged party identified in such court order.