September 19, 2020

H.O.P. Media Pvt. Ltd. (“Company”) has adopted the following general policy toward copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The easiest way to submit a DMCA claim is via our form here. Otherwise, please read on.

H.O.P. Media Pvt. Ltd. Copyright Policy

All images and videos on Buzzativ.com are either submitted to Buzzativ by email, uploaded by independent contributors or are readily available in various places on the Internet and believed to be in the public domain. Images posted are believed to be posted within our rights according to fair use policy. Buzzativ respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. It is Buzzativ’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.

Digital Millenium Copyright Act

H.O.P. Media Pvt. Ltd. respects the legitimate rights of copyright owners, expects its users to do the same, and has adopted an efficient notice and takedown procedure as required by the DMCA and described herein. This policy is intended to guide copyright owners in utilizing that procedure, and also to guide users and webmasters in restoring access to websites or content that are disabled due to a mistake.

Procedure for Reporting Copyright Infringement:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that has been allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of works or materials being infringed;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing including information regarding the location of the infringing materials that the copyright owner seeks to have removed, with sufficient detail so that Company is capable of finding and verifying its existence;
  4. Contact information about the notifier including address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address;
  5. A statement that the notifier has a good faith belief that the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement made under penalty of perjury that the information provided is accurate and the notifying party is authorized to make the complaint on behalf of the copyright owner.

Notice of Alleged Infringement

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
  • 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 the service provider to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the 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 the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • When filing an infringement claim, please include any URLs identifying the allegedly infringing material along with any other information that might assist the Buzzativ.com Agent’s investigation of your claim.
  • If the material originates from another website and you believe that Buzzativ.com has cached that material, then confirm any of the following that applies:
    • The material has been removed from the originating site;
    • Access to the material on the originating site has been disabled;
    • A court has ordered that the material be removed from the originating site; and/or
    • A court has ordered that access to the material on the originating site be disabled.
  • Failure to include all of the above information may result in a delay in processing the DMCA Notification. If you materially misrepresent that any material infringes your copyright interest, you may be liable for damages, including court costs and attorneys’ fees, and could be subject to criminal prosecution for perjury.
  • Deliver this Notice with all items completed to Buzzativ.com’s Designated Copyright Agent: legal@buzzativ.com
  • Upon receipt of a valid claim, Buzzativ.com will follow the procedures provided in the DMCA which prescribe a notice and takedown procedure, subject to the user’s or webmaster’s right to submit a Counter-notification claiming lawful use of the disabled works. Buzzativ.com will have the disputed material removed from the public view. Buzzativ.com will also notify the user or webmaster who posted the allegedly infringing material that has been removed or disable access to that material.
  • Requests may take up to 72 hours to process and review, so please be patient.
  • If you are interested in more information about the safe harbor and takedown provisions of the DMCA, please check out the Wikipedia page on this topic.