DMCA Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others just as we expect others to respect our rights. Pursuant to Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c), a copyright owner or their agent may submit a take-down notice to us via our DMCA Agent listed below.

Sierra Merchant Corporation and DoggyDog.Net is an online service provider as defined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We provide legal copyright owners with the ability to self-publish on the internet by uploading, storing and displaying various media utilizing our services. We do not monitor, screen or otherwise review the media which is uploaded to our servers by users of the service.

We take copyright violation very seriously and will vigorously protect the rights of legal copyright owners. If you are the copyright owner of content which appears on the DoggyDog.Net website and you did not authorize the use of the content, you must notify DoggyDog.Net in writing in order for us to identify the allegedly infringing content and take action.

Notice of Infringement – Claim

In order to more easily facilitate the process, we have provided a form for your use here:

https://doggydog.net/contact/

We will be unable to take any action if you do not provide us with the required information so please fill out all fields accurately and completely. Alternatively, you may make a written notice via postal mail to the DMCA AGENT as listed below.

Sierra Merchant Corporation
c/o DoggyDog.net
1744 Heather Ln
Frederick, MD. 21702 – USA

Your written notice must include the following:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner (or someone authorized to act on behalf of the owner);
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  3. Identification of the infringing material to be removed, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material. [Please submit the URL of the page in question to assist us in identifying the allegedly offending work];
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party including your name, physical address, email address, phone number and fax number;
  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material is unauthorized by the copyright agent; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Title 17 USC §512(f) provides civil damage penalties, including costs and attorney fees, against any person who knowingly and materially misrepresents certain information in a notification of infringement under 17 USC §512(c)(3).

Send all take down notices by email for prompt attention.

Please note that we may share the identity and information in any copyright infringement claim we receive with the alleged infringer. In submitting a claim, you understand accept and agree that your identity and claim may be communicated to the alleged infringer.

Counter Notification – Restoration of Material

If you have received a notice of material being taken down because of a copyright infringement claim, you may provide us with a counter notification in an effort to have the material in question restored to the site. Said notification must be given in writing to our DMCA Agent and must contain substantially the following elements pursuant to 17 USC Section 512(g)(3):

  1. Your physical or electronic signature.
  2. A description of the material that has been taken down and the original location of the material before it was taken down.
  3. 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 miss-identification of the material to be removed or disabled.
  4. Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal district court for the judicial district in which the address is located (or if you are outside of the United States, that you consent to jurisdiction of any judicial district in which the service provider may be found), and that the you will accept service of process from the person or company who provided the original infringement notification.
  5. Send your counter notice through our Contact page. Email is highly recommended.

Repeat Infringer Policy

We take copyright infringement very seriously. Pursuant to the repeat infringer policy requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we maintain a list of DMCA notices from copyright holders and make a good faith effort to identify any repeat infringes. Those that violate our internal repeat infringer policy will have their accounts terminated.

Modifications

We reserve the right to modify the contents of this page and its policy for handling DMCA claims at any time for any reason. You are encouraged to check back to review this policy frequently for any changes.

https://doggydog.net/contact/

Sierra Merchant Corporation
c/o DoggyDog.net
1744 Heather Ln.
Frederick, MD. 21702 – USA

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