DMCA Takedown Policy for Darkheart's Playground OpenSim Grid

Effective Date: 1/29/2024

1. Introduction

Darkheart's Playground (hereinafter referred to as "the Grid") is committed to upholding the rights of content creators and respecting intellectual property rights. We have implemented this Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown policy to address copyright infringement claims promptly and efficiently. This policy outlines the procedures for reporting copyright infringement on the Grid.

2. Reporting Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used on the Grid in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow the procedures outlined below:

Written Notification: Submit a written notification (DMCA takedown notice) to our designated Copyright Agent (contact information provided below). Your notification should include the following:

A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or authorized agent.

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or, if multiple works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works.

Sufficient information to identify the location of the allegedly infringing material on the Grid (such as URLs).

Contact information (name, address, phone number, and email address) of the complaining party.

A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information provided in the notification is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

3. Designated Copyright Agent

Please send your DMCA takedown notices to our designated Copyright Agent:

[email protected]

4. Response to DMCA Notices

Upon receiving a valid DMCA takedown notice, the Grid will take the following actions:

Promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material.

Notify the alleged infringer of the takedown and provide them with a copy of the DMCA notice.

Counter Notification: If the alleged infringer believes their content was wrongly removed, they may submit a counter-notification to the Copyright Agent. The counter-notification should include:

A physical or electronic signature of the alleged infringer.

Identification of the removed material and its location.

A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the alleged infringer has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification.

Contact information (name, address, phone number, and email address) of the alleged infringer.

Consent to jurisdiction in the federal district where the alleged infringer resides or has a place of business.

5. Repeat Infringers

The Grid reserves the right to terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers of copyright.

6. Counter-Notification Process

Upon receipt of a valid counter-notification, the Grid may:

Restore the removed material.

Notify the copyright owner of the counter-notification.

Replace the removed material within ten (10) business days unless the copyright owner files a lawsuit seeking an injunction against the alleged infringer.

7. Contact Information

For all DMCA-related inquiries, including the submission of DMCA takedown notices and counter-notifications, please contact our designated Copyright Agent at the provided contact information.

8. Modification of Policy

The Grid reserves the right to modify or amend this DMCA takedown policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on the Grid's website, and the effective date will be updated accordingly.

9. Legal Disclaimer

This policy is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have legal questions or concerns, please consult with legal counsel.

Effective Date: 1/29/2024