Last Updated: February 1, 2016
Soundable respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Each user is responsible for ensuring that the materials they upload to the Soundable Site do not infringe any third party copyright.
Soundable will promptly remove materials from the Soundable Site in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") if properly notified that the materials infringe a third party's copyright. In addition, Soundable may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of repeat copyright infringers.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with a written notice containing the following information:
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If you believe that your material has been removed by mistake or misidentification, please provide Soundable with a written counter-notification containing the following information:
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Please note that we will send any complete counter-notifications we receive to the person who submitted the original DMCA notice. That person may elect to file a lawsuit against you for copyright infringement. If we do not receive notice that a lawsuit has been filed within ten (10) business days after we provide notice of your counter-notification, we will restore the removed materials. Until that time, your materials will remain removed. We will provide a copy of the original DMCA takedown notice upon request.
Soundable will terminate user accounts that have been the subject of three (3) separate DMCA notices. In the event a user’s materials are removed due to a DMCA notice and then subsequently restored due to the filing of a DMCA counter-notification, Soundable will treat the underlying DMCA notice as withdrawn.
Soundable reserves the right to terminate user accounts that are the subject of fewer than three (3) DMCA notices in appropriate circumstances, such as where the user has a history of violating or willfully disregarding Soundable’s Terms of Service.
In filing a DMCA notice or counter-notification, please make sure that you have complied with all of the above requirements. If we request additional information necessary to make your DMCA notice or counter-notification complete, please provide that information promptly. If you fail to comply with all of these requirements, your DMCA notice or counter-notification may not be processed further.
In addition, please make sure that all of the information you provide is accurate. UNDER SECTION 512(f) OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY MATERIALLY MISREPRESENTS THAT MATERIAL OR ACTIVITY IS INFRINGING OR WAS REMOVED OR DISABLED BY MISTAKE OR MISIDENTIFICATION MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY.
Soundable may disclose any communications concerning DMCA notices or other intellectual property complaints with third parties, including the users who have posted the allegedly infringing material, and may provide DMCA notices to Chilling Effects
If you have questions about the legal requirements of a DMCA notice, please contact an attorney or see Section 512(c)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), for more information. If you have questions about the legal requirements of a DMCA counter-notification, please contact an attorney or see Section 512(g)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(3), for more information.
You may send a DMCA notice, a DMCA counter-notification, or any inquiries concerning intellectual property to the following address:
1010 W Lake Street Suite 100-123
Minneapolis MN 55408
Attn: Legal Dept. – Copyright
If you believe a Soundable member is infringing on your trademark, please file a trademark complaint and a Soundable moderator will investigate your claim right away.