The Copyright Act, 1957 and Copyright Rules, 2013 related Notices and our Policy
As a response to the global safety standards since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic we can’t handle any paper based notification(s) send by traditional non-electronic means such as courier/mail etc.
To File a Notification of Infringing Content
A written notification must be made and send electronically. This can be done electronically by an email at email@example.com.
Please include the following information in your notice:
- Identification of the work(s) claimed to have been infringed and a statement of ownership to such work(s);
- 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;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and e-mail address at which you may be contacted;
- 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;
- Include the following statement: “I have good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted materials described above and contained on the service is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or by protection of law”;
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Your electronic/digital signature (i.e., “/s/ [print name]”); and
- (Optional) Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit us to notify the user(s) who posted the content that allegedly contains infringing material. You may also provide screenshots or other materials that are helpful to identify the works in question. (This is for identification only, not to “prove” substantive claims.)
Please note: Beyond the Copyright Act, 1957, other applicable laws in India provide remedies such that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorney’s fees) if you falsely claim that materials infringe your copyrights. We recommend contacting an attorney if you are unsure whether your content is protected by copyright laws. Additionally, you may also get basic understanding of Copyrights in general through the FAQ from World intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – https://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/faq_copyright.html
To file a counter-notification
If your content has been taken down as a result of a notification by a purported copyright owner that such party’s copyright rights are infringed by your content, you may respond by sending us a counter-notification as follows:
- List the material that was removed by the LIQUIDIT DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES (OPC) PRIVATE LIMITED administrators, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed.
- Please identify in sufficient detail; Provide your name, address, telephone number, email address (if available);
- State that you consent to the jurisdiction of appropriate courts (or laws applicable) at the Principal Place of Business of LIQUIDIT DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES (OPC) PRIVATE LIMITED, at the time of your notification;
- State the following: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled”; and
- Your digital or electronic signature (i.e., “/s/ [print name]”).
Send the written document electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.