Soft4PC.org complies with 17 U.S.C. Section 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). It is our policy to respond to any notice of infringement and take appropriate action in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws.
If your copyrighted material has been posted on Soft4PC.org, or has returned a link to copyrighted material through our search engine, and you wish to remove the material, you must provide a written communication detailing the section listed below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and legal fees) if you misrepresent copyright-infringing information on our site. We recommend that you first contact a lawyer for legal help.
Notice of Infringement – Claim
- Provide evidence that the licensor acted on behalf of the owner of the alleged infringement of the exclusive right.
- Please provide sufficient contact information for us to contact you. You must also include a valid email address.
- You must describe the work you claim to be copyrighted in sufficient detail and include at least one search term for which the material will appear in Soft4PC.org’s search results.
- A statement that the complainant truly believes that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information contained in the notice is accurate and, subject to possible perjury, that the complainant has authority to act on behalf of the owner of the allegedly infringing exclusive right.
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright agent; and
- It must be signed by a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive rights allegedly infringing.
Counter Notice – Material Recovery
If you receive a notice of removal of material due to a claim of copyright infringement, you may provide us with a counter-notification in an effort to restore the material to the site. Pursuant to 17 USC Section 512(g)(3), such notice must be in writing to our DMCA agent and must contain the following:
- Your physical or electronic signature.
- A description of the material removed and the original location of the material prior to removal.
- A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled due to a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
- Your name, address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal district court in the jurisdiction in which the address is located (or if located outside the United States, any jurisdiction in which the service provider is located), and you will accept Infringement notice from the person or business that provided the original notice of infringement.
- Submit your counter-notification through our contact page. Email is highly recommended.
We reserve the right to modify the content of this page and its policy on handling DMCA claims at any time for any reason. We encourage you to check back to this policy frequently for any changes.