Copyright Infringement Policy

The Mohawk Valley Association of REALTORS takes copyrights very seriously and will respond expeditiously to notices of claimed copyright infringement and terminate users or account holders who are "repeat infringers. If we become aware that one of our users is a repeat copyright infringer, it is our policy to take reasonable steps within our power to terminate that user.

 

DMCA Designated agent is;

Joseph S. Deery, Kowalczyk & Deery, LLP, 185 Genesee St., Utica, NY  13502                                    To Contact

 

Any notice of claimed infringement, needs to be made in writting and mailed to our DMCA designated agent which must include:

 

- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the infringed copyright;

- Identification of the copyrighted work or works claimed to have been infringed;

- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed;

- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party (e.g., the address, telephone number, or email address);

- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner;

- A statement that information in the complaint is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

 

17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)(B) states that if a complaining party does not substantially comply with these requirements, its notice will not serve as "actual notice" for the purpose of Section 512. 

 

After Notice is received the alleged copyrighted material will be pulled and the offending party notified of the enfraction. The offending party then has the right to make a counter - claim which will need to be made in writting and mailed to our DMCA designated agent which must include:

 

- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the infringed copyright;

- Identification of the copyrighted work or works claimed to have been infringed;

- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed;

- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party (e.g., the address, telephone number, or email address);

- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner;

- A statement that information in the complaint is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.