Definition: A DMCA notice informs a company, web host, search engine, or internet service provider that they are hosting or linking to material that infringes on a copyright. … DMCA stands for Digital Millennium Copyright Act. A DMCA notice is also known as a DMCA take-down notice or a DMCA request.
University of Jaffna Alumni DMCA (Copyright) Notifications and Counter-Notifications Process
University of Jaffna Alumni respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Each user is responsible for ensuring that the materials they upload to the University of Jaffna Alumni Site do not infringe any third party copyright.
University of Jaffna Alumni will promptly remove materials from the University of Jaffna Alumni Site in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) if properly notified that the materials infringe a third party’s copyright. In addition, University of Jaffna Alumni may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of repeat copyright infringers.
Filing a DMCA Counter-Notification to Restore Removed Content—for University of Jaffna Alumni Users
If you believe that your material has been removed by mistake or misidentification, please provide University of Jaffna Alumni with a written counter-notification containing the following information:
Your name, address, and telephone number.
A description of the material that was removed and the location on the University of Jaffna Alumni Site (e.g., the URL) where it previously appeared.
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.
A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located, or if your address is outside of the United States, any judicial district in which University of Jaffna Alumni may be found (which includes the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York), and that you will accept service of process from the person who filed the original DMCA notice or an agent of that person.
Your electronic or physical signature.
You may submit this information via:
Online: Our DMCA Counter-Notification form **TBA
Offline: University of Jaffna Alumni’s Copyright Agent
Please note that we will send any complete counter-notifications we receive to the person who submitted the original DMCA notice. That person may elect to file a lawsuit against you for copyright infringement. If we do not receive notice that a lawsuit has been filed within ten (10) business days after we provide notice of your counter-notification, we will restore the removed materials. Until that time, your materials will remain removed. We will provide a copy of the original DMCA takedown notice upon request.