Copyright and Intellectual Property Infringement (Last revised on March 31, 2017)
To protect the rights of copyright holders, it is SingIt’s policy to respond to written notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA").
Respect of Third Party Rights
SingIt respects the intellectual property right of others and desires to offer a platform which contains no content that violate those rights. SingIt’s terms and conditions of the Service requires that the material posted by Members be accurate, lawful and not in violation of the rights of third parties. Infringing activity will not be tolerated on or through the Service.
Account Termination Policy
a. SingIt will terminate a user's access to the Service if, under appropriate circumstances, the user is determined to be a repeat infringer.
b. SingIt reserves the right to decide whether Content violates the Terms of Service for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscenity, or excessive length. SingIt may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such Content and/or terminate a user's account for submitting such material in violation of the Terms of Service.
c. As part of SingIt's copyright policy, SingIt will terminate user access to SingIt’s platform if a user has been determined to be a repeat infringer. A repeat infringer is a user who has been notified of infringing activity more than two takedown notices compliant with the provisions of 17 U.S.C. § 512 (c) with respect to such Content.
Procedure for Reporting Claimed Infringement
If You believe that any Content made available on or through the Service has been used or exploited in a manner that infringes an intellectual property right You own, represent or control, promptly send a “Notification of Claimed Infringement” containing the following information to the Designated Agent identified below. Your communication must include substantially the following:
a. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the work(s) that has/have been allegedly infringed;
b. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
c. A description specifying the location on our website (server) of the material that you claim is infringing;
d. Information reasonably sufficient to permit SingIt to contact You, such as email address, mailing address, telephone number.
e. A statement that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
f. 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.
You should consult with Your lawyer and/or see 17 U.S.C. § 512 of the DMCA to confirm Your obligations to provide a valid notice of claimed infringement.
Copyright Contact Information
Please submit your notice to SingIt s Copyright Agent as follows:
Attention: Copyright Agent
3FL, EWHA B/D. 21, Nonhyeon-ro 172-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea (06022)
If You receive a notification from SingIt that material made available by You on or through the Service has been the subject of a Notification of Claimed Infringement, and if you believe that a notice of copyright infringement has been improperly submitted against you, You will have the right to provide SingIt with what is called a “Counter Notice,” pursuant to Sections 512(g) (2) and (3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. To be effective, a Counter Notice must be in writing, provided to SingIt’s Copyright Agent to the same email or postal address identified above for reporting copyright infringement. Your Counter Notice should include substantially the following information:
a. Your physical or electronic signature;
b. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled;
c. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that You have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled;
d. Your full name, your email address, your mailing address and telephone number; and
e. A statement that You consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which Your address is located or, if your address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which SingIt may be found, and that You will accept service of process from the person who provided a notice in compliance with SingIt’s Procedure for Reporting Claimed Infringement as described above.
If You are submitting a Counter Notification, You should consult a lawyer or see 17 U.S.C. § 512 of the DMCA to confirm Your obligations to provide a valid counter notification under the DMCA.
SingIt reserves the right to seek damages from any party that submits a notice of claimed infringement or counter notice in violation of the law.