Copyright Policy – DMCA

BRIT + CO
COPYRIGHT POLICY
Since we respect artist and content owner rights, it is Brit Media’s policy to respond to alleged infringement notices that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”). If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible via the Service, please notify Brit Media’s copyright agent as set forth in the DMCA. For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information in writing:

1. An electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and where it is located on the Service;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit Brit Media to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and, e-mail address;
5. 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 law; and
6. A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

The above information must be submitted to the following DMCA Agent’s Attention:
DMCA Notice 
to Brit Media, Inc.

Address: 556 Sutter Street, 
San Francisco, CA 94102

Telephone: (415) 484-BRIT

Email: legal@brit.co

UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY AND CIVIL PENALTIES, INCLUDING MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROCEDURE IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOTIFYING BRIT MEDIA AND ITS AFFILIATES THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL HAS BEEN INFRINGED. THE PRECEDING REQUIREMENTS ARE INTENDED TO COMPLY WITH BRIT MEDIA’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.

Upon receiving a proper Notice as described here, we will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and promptly notify the alleged infringer of your claim. We also will advise the alleged infringer of the DMCA statutory Counter Notification procedure described below by which the alleged infringer may respond to your claim and request that we restore this material. For information on copyrights, please visit www.copyright.gov.

In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, Brit Media has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances, Users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Brit Media may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Service and/or terminate the accounts of any Users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Counter Notification

If you believe your own User Content has been removed from our Site as a result of mistake or misidentification under the DMCA Notice procedures above, you may submit a written Counter Notification to our Designated Agent pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(2) and (3) (“Counter Notice”). To be an effective Counter Notice under the DMCA, your Counter Notice must include substantially the following:

1. Identification of the material that has been removed or disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or disabled;
2. A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court in which your address is located, or if your address is outside the United States, for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found;
3. A statement that you will accept service of process from the party that filed the Notice or the party’s agent;
4. Your name, address and telephone number;
5. A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material in question was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
6. Your physical or electronic signature.

The above information must be submitted to the following DMCA Agent’s Attention:
DMCA Notice 
to Brit Media, Inc.

Address: 556 Sutter Street, 
San Francisco, CA 94102

Telephone: (415) 484-BRIT

Email: legal@brit.co

If you send us a valid, written Counter Notice meeting the requirements described above, we will restore your removed or disabled material, unless our Designated Agent first receives notice from the party filing the original Notice informing us that such party has filed a court action to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity related to the material in question.