This policy is intended to implement the procedures set forth in 17 U.S.C. Section 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") for the reporting of alleged copyright infringement. It is the policy of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars (the "Company") to respect the legitimate rights of copyright owners and their agents and representatives. Users of any part of the Company computing system are required to respect the legal protections provided by applicable copyright law.
The Company's Designated Agent to receive notification of alleged infringement under the DMCA with regard to Telescope.com is:
Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
89 Hangar Way
Watsonville, CA 95076
Fax: (831) 763-7027
Click here to send an email to the Copyright Agent.
(This email address is only for copyright infringement claims. You will not receive a reply if the matter is not a copyright issue.)
Upon receipt of proper notification of claimed infringement, Company will follow the procedures outlined in this policy and in the DMCA.
Complaint Notice Procedures for Copyright Owners
The following elements must be included in your copyright infringement claim:
Failure to include all of the above information may result in a delay of the processing or the DCMA notification.
Notice and Takedown Procedure
All users of any part of the Company system must comply with all applicable copyright laws. However, if the Company receives proper notification of claimed copyright infringement, it will respond expeditiously by removing, or disabling access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. The Company will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA upon receiving any counter notification.
Please allow at least three business days to process any complaint or counter-notification. The Company will process these items as rapidly as possible, but cannot predict the number of active items it may have at any given time.
Infringement of the copyrights of others violates the Terms of Service for all of the Company's computing systems and networks. Under appropriate circumstances, Company may restrict or terminate the access of its system or network users who are repeat infringers. The Company will cooperate with copyright holders if it believes that any repeat infringer's activity is both (a) persistent and (b) willful and/or for purposes of financial gain, and such cooperation may include, among other things, the release of otherwise private user information after appropriate notification and (if necessary) due process of law.
This DMCA policy is effective as of April 13, 2010.