DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification

DCMA Copyright Infringement Notice

It is our policy to respond to any infringement notices and take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws. To file a copyright infringement notification with us, you must send a written communication that includes the following:

a.    Identification of the copyrighted work (or works) claimed to have been infringed;
b.    Identification of the material located on our site that you claim to be infringing (Please provide reasonably sufficient information to permit us to locate the material. For example, providing the URL is an easy way for us to locate the material quickly.);
c.     Explain how these materials infringe your rights (Please note that this question is optional and is not required; however, providing an answer may expedite our ability to process your request.);
d.    Information reasonably sufficient for us to contact you, such as your name, address, phone number and email address;
e.    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;
f.     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 copyright owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
g.    A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Please send this written request to our designated agent at or by mail to:

Dordt University
Attention: Andreas Center
498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250

Please note that the information you provide in connection with the notification may be forwarded to the person who provided the allegedly infringing material.  Title 17 USC §512(f) provides civil damage penalties, including costs and attorney fees, against any person who knowingly and materially misrepresents certain information in a notification of infringement under 17 USC §512(c)(3).