Effective Date: May 18, 2016
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND UNLAWFUL CONTENT NOTICE
General Statement: HIPAAgps complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and considers protection of intellectual property a serious matter. If you have a concern regarding the use of copyright or trademark protected material on the HIPAAgps site, please contact the agent designated below and submit an infringement notice following the procedures specified. HIPAAgps does not monitor the content uploaded by Users.
Complaints regarding content posted on the site
HIPAAgps respects the intellectual property rights of others and desires to offer a platform which contains no content that violates those rights. Our Acceptable Use Policy requires that information posted by Users be accurate, lawful and not in violation of the rights of third parties. To promote these objectives and to further ensure that intellectual property rights are not violated, HIPAAgps provides a process for submission of complaints concerning content posted on the HIPAAgps site. Our policy and procedures are described or referenced in the sections that follow.
Please note that any notice or counter-notice you submit must be truthful and must be submitted under penalty of perjury. A false notice or counter-notice may give rise to personal liability. You may therefore want to seek the advice of legal counsel before submitting a notice or a counter-notice.
Claims regarding copyright infringement
Notice of Copyright Infringement:
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), HIPAAgps has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements. HIPAAgps has also designated an agent to receive notices of claimed copyright infringement. If you believe in good faith that your copyright has been infringed, you may provide a written and signed communication which contains:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- A description specifying the location on our website of the material that you claim is infringing;
- Contact information for you: email address and your mailing address and/or telephone number;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Please submit your notice to HIPAAgps Copyright Agent as follows:
ATTN: Copyright Agent
5825 Mark Dabling Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
If you believe that a notice of copyright infringement has been improperly submitted against you, you may submit a Counter-Notice, pursuant to Sections 512(g)(2) and (3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. You may provide a written communication which contains:
- Your physical or electronic signature;
- Identification of the material removed or to which access has been disabled;
- A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that removal or disablement of the material was a mistake or that the material was misidentified;
- Your full name, your email address, your mailing address, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District court (i) in the judicial district where your address is located if the address is in the United States, or (ii) located in the District of Colorado, if your address is located outside the United States, and that you will accept service of process from the Complainant submitting the notice or his/her authorized agent.
Please submit your Counter-Notice to HIPAAgps’s Copyright Agent via mail to the address specified above.
Claims regarding Trademarks and content other than copyright infringement
For issues claiming trademark infringement, submit a written and signed letter following the general steps listed 1 through 6 above, substituting trademark rights for copyright. Mail the letter to the address above.
For issues other than copyright or trademark infringement, please email HIPAAgps at firstname.lastname@example.org.