Policy and Procedures for Compliance

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act,* donationline.com has adopted the following policy toward copyright infringements:

"DonationLine.com will block access to and/or remove any material that it believes in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and submitted to our site."

This policy shall cover all aspects of donationline.com, including but not limited to logos, other images, links and text.

Procedure for Reporting Copyright Infringements:
Submit a formal Notice of Copyright Infringement containing the following information:

  • Identification of what is being infringed
  • Where the infringements are located
  • Who is complaining
  • How he or she may be contacted
  • A statement of good faith belief that the material is infringing
  • A statement made under threat of perjury that the information provided is accurate and the complaint is authorized by the copyright holder

Send the Notice of Copyright Infringement to the following:

Donation Line LLC.
49 Northam Road, Amston, CT 06231

Fax: (860) 228-9037

Once this information is received, the following action will be taken:

  • The infringing material or site will be blocked.
  • The infringing user will then be immediately notified of the situation.
  • In the case of first-time offenders, the infringing material will be removed.
  • To the extent possible, repeat offenders will be removed permanently from the system.

The user may supply a counternotice which must include the following:

  • A statement that the user has a good faith belief that the removal was a result of a misidentification on our part
  • A complete listing of the user’s contact information
  • A consent to jurisdiction in Federal Court

If this counternotice is received by the donationline.com Copyright Agent, a copy of the counternotice will be sent to the original complaining party.

The user’s material and access will be restored in 10 to 14 days unless the donationline.com Copyright Agent is informed that a lawsuit has been filed over the infringing material.

*Digital Millennium Copyright Act can be viewed at http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/legislation/hr2281.pdf
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