Where you read ‘Element’ or ‘we’ or ‘us’ below, it refers to Element, a trading name of New Vector Ltd., its French subsidiary: Element Software SARL, its U.S. subsidiary: Element Software Inc, its German subsidiary: Element Software GmbH, and their agents.
When you read ‘the homeserver’ or ‘the Service’ below, it refers to the services made available at Element Matrix Services (EMS).
If the terms of this copyright notice are not acceptable, please use a Matrix server provided by someone else!
We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. This policy deals with what to do if you believe that any user contributions violate your copyright. It is our policy to terminate the user accounts of repeat infringers.
We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible via the Service infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Service by submitting written notification to our Copyright Agent (designated below). In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (‘DMCA’), the written notice (the ‘DMCA Notice’) must include substantially the following:
Our designated Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
Matthew Hodgson c/o New Vector Ltd 10 Queen Street Place London United Kingdom EC4R 1AG
By email: [email protected]
If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website or in connection with the Services is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorney’s fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
If you believe that material you posted on the Website or using the Services was removed or access to it was disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notification with us (a ‘Counter-Notice’) by submitting written notification to our Copyright Agent. Pursuant to the DMCA, the Counter-Notice must include substantially the following:
The DMCA allows us to restore the removed content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within ten business days of receiving the copy of your Counter-Notice.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website or provided in connection with the Services was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorney’s fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
It is our policy in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.