Copyright (DMCA) Policy

REPORTING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

We take the intellectual property rights of others seriously and require that our users do the same. Our Copyright (DMCA) Policy is in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), which establishes the process for addressing copyright infringement claims. If you own a copyright or have authority to act on behalf of a copyright owner and want to report a claim that a third party is infringing that material on or through our Services, please send a notice to our copyright agent that includes the information below and we will take appropriate action.

  • Your physical or electronic signature.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the Website, a representative list of such works.
  • Identification of the material you believe to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material.
  • Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number, and, if available, email address).
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the written notice is accurate.
  • A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Our designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:

Brian Mikulencak
Blue Dot Advocates
C/o of the Alliance for Colorado Sustainability
1536 Wynkoop St. #912
Denver, CO 80202
+1 303 402 9284
Brian@bluedotlaw.com

If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.

Please note that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.

COUNTER-NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES

If you believe that material you posted on our Services was removed or access to it was disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notification with us (a “Counter-Notice”) by submitting written notification to our copyright agent designated below. Your Counter-Notice must contain the following information:

  • Your physical or electronic signature.
  • An identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access disabled.
  • Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number, and, if available, email address).
  • A statement under penalty of perjury by you that you have a good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
  • A statement that you will consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or if you reside outside the United States for any judicial district in which the Website may be found) and that you will accept service from the person (or an agent of that person) who provided the Website with the complaint at issue.

Our designated agent to receive Counter-Notices is:

Brian Mikulencak
Blue Dot Advocates
C/o of the Alliance for Colorado Sustainability
1536 Wynkoop St. #912
Denver, CO 80202
+1 303 402 9284
Brian@bluedotlaw.com

After we receive your Counter-Notice, we will forward it to the copyright owner. Note, the DMCA allows us to restore the removed content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within 10 business days of receiving the copy of your Counter-Notice.

Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.

REPEAT INFRINGERS

We take copyright infringement very seriously. Pursuant to the repeat infringer policy requirements of the DMCA, we maintain a list of DMCA notices from its copyright holders with our registered DMCA agent. We make a good faith effort to identify any repeat infringers on this list pursuant to the safe harbor requirements of the DMCA. It is our policy to suspend or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers in appropriate circumstances.