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Digital Millennium Copyright Act
If You are a copyright owner or a copyright owner’s agent and believe that any Site content or material of any kind infringes on Your or Your principal’s copyrights, You may submit a notification under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing KICKFIRE’s Copyright Agent with the following written information: Identification of the work(s) or material You claim to have been infringed;
Identification of the work or material that is claimed to be infringing and that is to be removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit KICKFIRE to locate it and verify its existence;
Information that will allow KICKFIRE to contact You (address, phone number, email if available);
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KICKFIRE’s designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is the KickFire Legal Department at 2290 North First Street, Suite 102, San Jose, California, 95131, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: (408) 493-1788. You acknowledge that if You do not comply with all of the above requirements Your DMCA notice may not be valid.
- Submitting a DMCA Counter-Notification. If You believe that You are the subject of an incorrect or wrongful DMCA notification, You may send a written counter-notification with the following information to KICKFIRE’s Copyright Agent:
- Your physical or electronic signature;
- Identification of the Content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the Content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the Content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the Content; and
- Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in San Francisco, California, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, KICKFIRE may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed Content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the Content provider, member or user, the removed Content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at KICKFIRE’S sole discretion.
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If any provision in the Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable such provision will not be voided, but will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will nevertheless continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated. The Agreement is the entire agreement of KICKFIRE and You with respect to all of the matters stated or referenced herein and may not be modified except by a written document executed by an officer of KICKFIRE and You.
The Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any dispute, claim, controversy, action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the Agreement or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation or validity thereof, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this Agreement to arbitrate, will be determined by confidential arbitration in San Jose, California, except that, to the extent that (1) You have in any manner violated or threatened to violate KICKFIRE's Intellectual Property Rights, KICKFIRE may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of California or elsewhere and (2) any claims with a monetary value within the jurisdiction of the small claims courts of Santa Clara County will be subject to such jurisdiction and venue. With respect to Sections (1) and (2) above, You irrevocably consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Any arbitration arising out of or related to this Agreement will be conducted by JAMS by a single arbitrator in accordance with the expedited procedures set forth in the JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures as those rules exist on the effective date of this Agreement, including Rules 16.1 and 16.2 of those rules. The arbitrator is to be a retired judge at any available location of JAMS in Santa Clara County with substantial experience in intellectual property matters. The parties may agree on the arbitrator, but if they cannot agree within thirty (30) days of the submission of any claim to JAMS, then a retired judge will be selected by JAMS. The conclusion of the arbitrator will be in accordance with applicable law, in writing and will be binding and final. The arbitrator's award may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement will be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
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