Tagflix (“Tagflix”) is a search engine, and as such, web pages are generated in response to Tagflix user’s actions. Any potential distribution of copies of work is therefore automated, non-volitional conduct that is not deemed infringement under the DMCA and other copyright/IP law.
Tagflix respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same.
It is Tagflix’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, Tagflix will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Tagflix website (the “Site”) that are reported to Tagflix’s Designated Copyright Agent, identified in the sample notice below.
If you are a copyright owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the site.
Please provide the following information:
1. Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or – if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice – you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
2. Identify (i) the material that you claim is 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, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site where such material may be found, and (ii) the reference or link, to the material or activity that you claim to be infringing, that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate that reference or link, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site where such reference or link may be found.
3. Provide your mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, email address.
4. Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:
“I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material or reference or link to such material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use).”
“I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
5. Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
Upon receipt of the Notice as described below, Tagflix will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged material from the Site. DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”).
What if I receive a Copyright Complaint (DMCA) notification?
As a contributor of content or tagged content on Tagflix, if you receive a notification that a Tag has been removed due a copyright complaint, it means that the content has been deleted from Tagflix at the request of the content’s owner. If you want us to forward the information from the Copyright Complaint notification. We’ll be happy to send it along (without any personal contact information). If your account receives too many copyright complaints, you may lose the ability to add new content on Tagflix, and your account may be disabled completely.
If you believe a Tag was removed in error, you have the option to file a counter-notice. When we receive a valid counter-notice, we will remove the complaint from your account’s record.
Note: There are legal and financial consequences for fraudulent and/or bad faith submissions. Before submitting a counter-notice, be sure that you are the actual rights holder of the removed content or that you have a good-faith belief that the material was removed in error, and understand the repercussions of submitting a false claim.