It is Glig's policy to respond to and attempt to resolve any issues regarding alleged
violation of intellectual property rights in a timely manner. All user-generated content found on
Glig is the property and responsibility of the contributing users. In appropriate circumstances
and at its discretion, Glig may disable or terminate accounts of repeat offenders.
Issuing a Notice
If you believe your work has been infringed by a user on our site, please provide us with
a Notice in accorandance to the Digitimal Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). The information
that is required for a valid notice follows from statute 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3):
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner, or a person authorized to act on
behalf of the owner, of an exclusive copyright that has allegedly been infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed by means of a list
URL that clearly and uniquely identify the work, example: http://graphics.glig.com/12345.
- The full name, adress and telephone number of the Complaining Party or its representative.
- A statement that the Complaining Party has a good faith belief that 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 the owner, or is authorized to act on behalf of the
owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Please take into account that:
- Glig will only process properly formatted DMCA notices that contain the legally required information.
- Glig accepts notices via e-mail, but is not responsible for failure of an e-mail to arrive.
- In order to notify the user, Glig may forward a copy of your Notice, including your contact information.
- In some cases, Glig may decide, at its discretion, to forward a copy of a Notice (with contact
information removed) to Chilling Effects (http://www.chillingeffects.org) for publication and annotation.
How to make a counter-Notice
If you are a Glig user and if content has been removed following a DMCA takedown notice, but this content
was in fact not an infringement, you may issue a counter-Notice. In order for a counter-Notice
to be valid, the requirements of 17 U.S.C. Section 512 (g)(3) must be satisfied:
- A physical or electronic signature of the user.
- Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the
location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
- A statement under penalty of perjury that the user has a good faith belief that the material was
removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or
- The user's name, address and telephone number, and a statement that the user consents to the
jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located,
or if the subscriber's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which
the service provider may be found, and that the user will accept service of process from the person
who provided notification under subsection (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.
In the event of a counter-Notice, Glig will present it to the Complaining Party. Once your counter-Notice
has been delivered, Glig is allowed under the provisions of 17 U.S.C. Section 512 to restore the
removed material in no less than 10, nor more than 14, business days, unless the Complaining Party
notifies Glig that it has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain you, the user, from
engaging in infringing activity related to the material on Glig. The Complaining Party may retract
its original Notice, in which case the material may be restored immediately.
Misrepresentations: any person who knowingly materially misrepresents under this section
- that material or activity is infringing, or
- that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, shall
be liable for any damages, including costs and attorney's fees, incurred by the alleged
infringer, by any copyright owner or copyright owner's authorized licensee, or by Glig, who
is injured by such misrepresentation, as the result of Glig relaying upon such misrepresentations
in removing or ceasing to disable access to it.
Address for valid DMCA notices and counter-notices to our designated agent
Please send valid notices to our designated agent's address:
Attn. S. Sakarya
Hoge Prins Willemstraat 226 E
2584HX The Hague
Phone: +31 70 3226091
FAX: +31 70 3226092