The Columbus Day respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on our website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may submit a notification to us in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
We reserve the right to remove any content or material that is alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion. We may also terminate the accounts of repeat infringers in appropriate circumstances.
Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying The Columbus Day that your copyrighted material has been infringed. The preceding requirements are intended to comply with The Columbus Day’s rights and obligations under the DMCA, including 17 U.S.C. §512(c), but do not constitute legal advice. It may be advisable to contact an attorney regarding your rights and obligations under the DMCA and other applicable laws.