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The following are requirements for submitting Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notices of infringement and DMCA counter-notices to Chicmatchy. However, we prefer that you use our reporting form, which allow us to process notices with greater efficiency and enable authorized parties to send notices with quality and ease.
To report infringement to Chicmatchy’s designated agent, please see the requirements below.
If you believe that material residing on or accessible through Chicmatchy infringes a copyright, you may send a notice of infringement via email to firstname.lastname@example.org,which must include all of the following required information:
If you misrepresent that material is infringing, you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees). Therefore, if you are not sure whether the material is infringing, please contact an attorney before submitting a notice to Chicmatchy. Fraudulent or abusive notices may result in account termination or other legal consequences.
If you have a good faith belief that material removed or disabled as a result of a notification of copyright infringement to Chicmatchy involved a misidentification or mistake, you may send a counter notice via email to support@Chicmatchy.com, which must include all of the following required information
If Chicmatchy receives a DMCA counter notification, the removed material may be replaced or access to it may be restored 10 business days after receipt of the counter notice, unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the allegedly infringing party and informs Chicmatchy of this action. Chicmatchy sends a copy of the counter notice to the original complaining party.
If you misrepresent that material is not infringing, you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees). Therefore, if you are not sure whether or not the material is infringing, please contact an attorney before submitting a counter notice Chicmatchy. Fraudulent or abusive counter notices may result in account termination or other legal consequences.
Chicmatchy terminates account privileges of members that are subject to repeat notices of copyright infringement in appropriate circumstances and at Chicmatchy’ discretion.