Effective Date: 24Jun2023

Immigrant Ink respects the intellectual property rights of others and complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). This Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy outlines the procedures for reporting copyright infringement claims related to the use of images and videos on our website.

  1. Copyrighted Material

Immigrant Ink strives to use only copyright-free or properly licensed images and videos to enrich our content. We make efforts to provide proper attribution and credit for the images we use from various websites or the internet. However, if you believe that we have inadvertently used your copyrighted image or video without proper permission or attribution, we encourage you to notify us following the process outlined below.

  1. Reporting Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your copyrighted image or video has been infringed upon on the Immigrant Ink website, please notify us by providing the following information in writing (email is acceptable):

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
  • Identification of the specific image or video on the Immigrant Ink website that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, including its URL or other relevant information to assist us in locating the material.
  • Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  • 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.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  1. Submitting a Copyright Infringement Claim

Copyright infringement claims should be sent to the following designated agent:

Email: [email protected]

  1. Actions Taken

Upon receipt of a valid copyright infringement claim, we will take the following actions within 30 days:

  • Promptly acknowledge the receipt of the infringement claim.
  • Conduct an investigation to verify the validity of the claim.
  • If we find that the claim is valid, we will take appropriate actions, which may include giving proper credit, adding attribution, or removing the image or video from our website, as per your request and our discussion.
  • We will notify you of the actions taken in response to your claim.
  1. Legal Actions

Before initiating any legal actions related to copyright infringement against Immigrant Ink, you agree to contact us first to attempt to resolve the issue in good faith. We encourage open communication and cooperation to address any copyright concerns and reach an amicable resolution.

By using the Immigrant Ink website, you agree to comply with this Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy.

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