Copyright Policy

Report Claims of Copyright Violation

We take cases of copyright infringement very seriously and will reciprocate notices of purported copyright violation which comply with the law. In case you feel that any material from or on the website infringes your copyright, you can ask for the materials to be removed from the website simply by submitting a notification. As per the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512)’s Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act, the written notice should include the following.

  • Your electronic or physical signature.
  • The ID of the work copyrighted you believed to be violated or in case the claim contains several works on the website, a list representing such words.
  • The ID of the material that you take to be violating in a precise manner so that we are able to locate the material.
  • Proper contact information so that we are able to get in touch with you. This should include name, telephone number, postal address, and email address if available.
  • A statement declaring that your belief that the copyrighted material isn’t authorized by the owner of the copyright, the law, or its agent.
  • A statement declaring that the information contained in the written notice is accurate.
  • A statement that you have the authorization to respond on behalf of the copyright owner, under penalty of perjury.

In case you fail to comply with the above-mentioned requisites of Section 512(c) (3) of the DMCA, the DMCA is not going to be effective for you.

Please note that if you knowingly misrepresent the activity or the material on the website is violating your copyright, you are going to be held liable for the damage which includes the cost and the fees of the attorney, under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.

Counter-Notification Process

In case you believe that the material which you have posted on the website had been removed and the access to it had been disabled misidentification or mistake, you can file a counter-notification. Just submit a written notification to the copyright agent. Pursuant to DMCA, the Counter-Notice should contain the following.

  • Your electronic or physical signature.
  • An ID of the material that has been removed or access to which has been disabled. Also, it should contain the location of the material which appeared before its access was disabled or it had been removed.
  • Proper contact information so that we can get in touch with you. This should include name, telephone number, postal address, and email address if available.
  • A statement declaring that you believe that the material identified has been disabled or removed due to misidentification or mistake of the material to be disabled or removed, under the penalty of perjury.
  • A statement declaring that you are going to give your consent to the jurisdiction of the judicial district’s federal district court in which the address is located or in case you reside outside the US for any judicial district where the website can be found. The statement should also declare that you are going to accept the service from the person or the person’s agent.

The counter-notices need to be sent to contact@ncsm.nl.

If the party that files the original DMCA Notice doesn’t file a court action against you within 10 business days of securing the copy of the counter-notice, the DMCA permits are to restore the removed content.

Please note that if you knowingly misrepresent that the activity or material on the website had been disabled or removed by misidentification and mistake, you can be held liable for the cost incurred which includes the costs and the fees of the attorneys under DMCA’s section 512(f).

Repeat Violation

In appropriate circumstances, it is our policy to terminate or dismantle the account of the person who repeats violations.