Trademark and copyright policies and notices

FreshMeadows.com is protected by copyright law as found in the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976 and its subsequent amendments and by international treaties that may apply. The copyright to this website content and the services offered on or through it is held by FreshMeadows.com or its suppliers with all rights being reserved. Trademarks used on this site are the property of the respective owners. 

FreshMeadows.com takes intellectual property rights seriously and respects the rights of others to the works they produce. Accordingly, we ask and expect users of our site to respect the intellectual property rights of others by not using this site to infringe upon them. We will take appropriate action, including account termination, against any user who violates copyright laws and infringes upon the intellectual property rights of others. 

Filing a notice of copyright infringement 

Notification of a copyright infringement must be in writing and substantially conform to the requirements of section 512(c)(3) of the Copyright Act as to its contents, including the following: 

  • Contain either a physical or electronic signature of the party making the claim of copyright infringement or of the person acting on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right claimed to be infringed upon. 
  • Identification of the work claimed alleged to have been infringed upon. If the allegation is that multiple works have had their copyrights infringed upon at a single website, the notification should include a list of those works. 
  • Identification of the particular content or material alleged to be infringing upon a copyrighted work or is part of the infringing activity sought to be stopped or removed. The scope of the identifying information should permit the website or service provider to identify and locate the specific material. 
  • Contact information for the party filing the notification of copyright infringement, including name, address, telephone number and email address. 
  • Statement by or on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted material that its use as complained about in the notification was not authorized by law or by the owner or by an agent or representative acting on behalf of the owner. 
  • A statement made under penalty of perjury that the information contained in the notice of copyright infringement is accurate and that the party making the statement is the owner of the copyrighted work or has been authorized to act on behalf of the owner. 

A party making a knowing and material misrepresentation about copyright infringement could be held liable. 

Counter Notification 

Counter notification about action taken in response to allegations of copyright infringement must be in written format bearing the actual or electronic of the subscriber. It must also include the following: 

  • Identification, including location prior action taken by the subscriber, of the removed or disabled material. 
  • Subscriber’s statement under penalties of perjury that disabling or removing the content was the result of a mistake or misidentification of the removed or disabled material. The statement must acknowledge and identify the federal district court having jurisdiction over the matter and include the name, address and telephone number of the subscriber. 
  • Subscriber must agree to accept service of process from the party filing the notification of infringement. 

Knowingly making a material misrepresentation that material has been removed or disabled could subject the individual making the statement to liability.

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