1. Expectation of Compliance. EpicTimes and the Website support the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and the protection of intellectual property rights pursuant to the laws of the United States, individual states and the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (“Berne Convention”). EpicTimes and the Website expect every person accessing or using the Website (“User”) to comply with United States law and all applicable intellectual property laws.
2. Infringement Notice. If you are a copyright holder and believe your copyrighted work has been posted, linked, uploaded or otherwise made available on the Website in a manner which constitutes copyright infringement you may notify EpicTimes by sending a written notice to the copyright agent identified below (“Infringement Notice”). A valid Infringement Notice must comply with the requirements of U.S. law, including without limitation the requirements that a valid notice must contain:
(a) A description of the copyrighted work the notice writer believes has been infringed and a description of the allegedly infringing activity.
(b) Identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists (e.g. a URL for a website hosting the work or identification of the published or printed work in which the copyrighted work appears).
(c) The specific location (URL / permalink) where the infringing material appears on the Website, including enough information to enable AFFN and Website to locate the infringing material.
(d) A statement that the person sending the notice has a good faith belief that the copyrighted material is being used on the Website in an illegal manner, without the authorization of the copyright holder or any agent and without a valid legal defense.
(e) The name, address, telephone number and email address of the notice writer.
(f) A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that all of the information contained in the Infringement Notice is accurate and that the notice writer is either the copyright owner or an agent with legal authority to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
(g) The electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or an individual authorized to act as the agent of the copyright owner.
3. Agent for Notice. EpicTimes has appointed the following individual as the agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement relating to the Website:
By email: info @ epictimes.com –
Do not use this information for any purpose other than reporting claims of copyright infringement. The agent listed above will not return, forward or reply to communications on any other subject.