This is the official copyright compliance policy for bellyupshow.com, The Belly Up Show podcast and all affiliated entities, from here referred to as The Company. This Copyright Compliance Policy sets forth the procedures undertaken by The Company to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement from copyright owners and terminating the accounts of repeat infringers and does not cover any other procedures or policies of The Company.

 

We take protection of copyrights very seriously and will respond diligently to any assertions of Copyright infringement made on this site or affiliated entities. In turn The Company requests that site users do the same in return.

 

HOW TO COMMUNICATE A NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

 

If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe, in good faith, that any materials provided on the Service infringe upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (see 17 U.S.C 512) (“DMCA”) by sending the following information in writing to the Company’s designated copyright agent.

 

Please forward your notice of infringement to:

Ulrich Waldenmeyer

7600 Wedd Road

Overland Park, KS 66204

 

Fax: (913) 962-5244

Email:  copyright@bellyupshow.com

 

Your notice must be a written communication provided to the agent designated above that includes substantially the following information:

 

  1. The date of your notification;
  2. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  3. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  4. A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information sufficient to enable us to locate such work;
  5. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and/or email address;
  6. A statement that you have 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; and
  7. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed

 

If a notice of infringement is received by our listed agent above and includes the outlined information The Company will immediately remove or block access to the infringing material.

 

IF THE NOTIFYING PARTY KNOWINGLY MAKES A FALSE CLAIM OF INFRINGING MATERIAL, THE COMPANY CAUTIONS THE PARTY THEY MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES WITHIN THE EXTENT OF THE LAW.

 

If you believe that your User Content that has been removed from the site is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the content in your User Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to our copyright agent using the contact information set forth above:

  1. Your physical or electronic signature;
  2. A description of the content that has been removed and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed;
  3. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and
  4. Your name, address, telephone number, and email address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in Kansas 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 Company copyright agent, The Company may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing such person that it may reinstate the removed content 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 (in the Company’s discretion) be reinstated on the Site in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice.

 

IF THE NOTIFYING PARTY KNOWINGLY MAKES A FALSE CLAIM OF NON INFRINGING MATERIAL, THE COMPANY CAUTIONS THE PARTY THEY MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES WITHIN THE EXTENT OF THE LAW.

 

REPEAT INFRINGER POLICY

 

The Company has a policy of terminating the accounts of any repeat infringers of the aforementioned copyright compliance policy. The policy includes the termination of any user account after violating the policy two or more times. Additionally, said users agree they will not pursue the establishment of new account under any other name or alias. If said user is found to have established an account under a pseudo name or alias post termination, user agrees to hold The Company harmless of any liability incurred thereafter.

 

The aforementioned policy constitutes the copyright infringement policy of The Company. All other terms of use policies can be found at this link:  Terms of Use Policy.