How To Report Claims of Copyright Infringement

We respect your rights! If you are a copyright owner or are empowered to act on behalf of a copyright owner, and you feel that we or our featured authors have inadequately or incorrectly credited your work, or you believe that any of our content infringes upon your copyright, please follow these instructions for reporting claims of copyright infringement.

What To Submit

Please submit a notice to us in writing. In this notice, please include the following in the order given:

1) Please provide a statement by you notifying us that you believe material on our sites, networks, or content thereof, has been improperly attributed, or infringes upon your copyright or the copyright of the owner upon whose behalf you are empowered to act.

2) Please describe the material that you believe has been improperly attributed or infringed. Please include information about what type of media the material constitutes, such as audio recording, image, video, text, etc; and any other pertinent details, such as the title, date, and location of the original publication. If multiple instances of improper attribution or infringement on our sites or networks can be covered by a single notification, we will accept a representative list of such instances.

3) Please describe the way in which the material has been improperly attributed or infringes upon your copyright.

4) Please provide information about where the original publication of your material can be found. This information should consist of a correct URL, a screenshot, and/or an ISBN number as may be pertinent and applicable.

5) Please provide information about the location of the material on our site(s) or networks. This information should consist of a correct URL, a screenshot, and any other pertinent details.

6) If you feel that your material has been improperly attributed, please describe the way in which the attribution may be corrected.

7) Please provide a statement by you that you believe in good faith that the material in question has been improperly attributed, that its use on our sites or networks is not authorized by the copyright owner or a third party empowered to act on the owner’s behalf, or that it has been used in a way inconsistent with the law.

8) Please tell us to which country or countries your copyright applies.

9) Please provide us with your contact information. This information should include your email address, phone number, and address.

10) Please provide a statement by you that the notice which you are submitting is accurate to the best of your knowledge and that you are the copyright owner or are empowered to act upon the owner’s behalf. You are making this statement under penalty of perjury, so please ensure that this statement is true and that all of the information you have submitted is accurate.

11) Please provide the signature of the copyright owner. This signature may be physical or electronic. We will accept a scanned copy of the owner’s physical signature in substitution for the owner’s physical signature.

This information should be compiled in order in a single .PDF document. This .PDF document should be titled as follows:

Report_YourName_Today'sDate.PDF

Claim: This should say “AttributionReport” if you feel that we or our featured authors have inadequately or incorrectly credited your work, or “InfringementReport” if you believe that any of our content infringes upon your copyright.

YourName: Please provide your name, or the name of the copyright owner if you are empowered to act on the owner’s behalf. This should be all one word with no spaces.

Today’sDate: Please provide the date that you are submitting this notice in YYYYMMDD format (Y = Year, M = Month, D = Day.)

How To Submit Your Claim

Claims of inadequate or incorrect attribution, or of copyright infringement may be submitted to us by email at:

roggen.wulf@gmail.com

Please follow these instructions for submitting your notice by email:

1) Please enter the title of the .PDF document in the subject line. That is, the subject of your email should be “Report_YourName_Today’sDate” according to the instructions above.

2) Please attach the .PDF document to the email. Do NOT include the contents of the .PDF document in the body of the email.

3) In the body of the email, please provide the following in the order given:

a) Please provide a statement by you notifying us that you believe material on our sites, networks, or content thereof, has been improperly attributed, or infringes upon your copyright or the copyright of the owner upon whose behalf you are empowered to act.

b) Please provide us with your contact information. This information should include your email address, phone number, and address.

c) Please provide your electronic signature

We strive to reply to all email correspondence in a polite and timely manner. However, we sometimes experience delays. Please allow ten business days before following up on your submission if you have not heard from us before that time.

All reports MUST be submitted in intelligible English.

Reports which do not follow these instructions completely and correctly will be dismissed.

 


(Roggen Wulf, 2014)

 

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