Shockpedia protects your rights to intellectual property in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. In the event of suspicion that your work has been subject to copyright infringement, you may contact our Designated Agent at the address provided at the end of this DMCA policy.

Procedure to report copyright infringement:

The validation of your complaint is conditioned by the submission of the following:

–  An electronic or physical signature belonging to a person who has authorization to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner;

– Identification of the allegedly infringed material;

– Identification of the allegedly infringing material to be removed (this includes information about its location on the Company’s website);

– Contact details of the complaining party, including address, phone number and email address, if available;

– A statement to certify that the complaining party in good faith believes that no authorization for the use of the material is provided by the intellectual property owner, its representative or the law;

– A statement to certify the accuracy of the information and that the complaining party has authorization to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner under penalty of perjury.

Procedure upon receipt of copyright infringement notification:

Once our Designated Agent has received the copyright infringement notification, the Company engages to:

– remove or restrict access to the allegedly infringing material;

– inform the content provider, member or user upon the removal of the material or access restriction to it;

– inform the content provider, member or user that in the event of repetition, the material is to be removed from the website and access to the Company’s website is to be terminated.

Procedure to provide counter-notification of copyright infringement:

Validation of a counter-notification is only performed upon submission of the following:

– An electronic or physical signature belonging to the content provider, member or user;

– Identification of the removed material and information about their former location on the Company’s website;

– A statement to certify that the content provider, member or user in good faith believes that the removal of the material or access restriction to it was due to errors or misidentification;

– Contact details of the content provider, member or user, including address, phone number and email address, if available;

 – A statement to certify that the content provider, member or user does not object to the jurisdiction of the court governing the area where the content provider’s, member’s or user’s address is located and that service of process is accepted from the complaining party;

In the event that a counter-notification is submitted to the Designated Agent, a copy may be sent by the Company to the original complaining party stating that the material is to be replaced or access to it is to be restored within a period of [insert number here] business days. Replacement of the removed material can be completed or access to it restored within any period between 10 and 14 business days or even longer after the counter-notification has been received, unless a court order action is undertaken by the intellectual property owner against the content provider, member or user.

The information listed above must be submitted to our Designated Agent through mail, email or fax at the following address:

 shockpedia@gmail.com

IMPORTANT: Please note that any intentional misrepresentation of copyright infringement may lead to heavy civil penalties, such as monetary damages, law-costs and attorney’s fees incurred by the Company, any intellectual property owner or intellectual property owner’s licensee that has suffered injury as a result of the intentional misrepresentation. It may also lead to criminal prosecution for perjury.

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