Content: comments, reviews, stories, chapters, images, video, or any other material posted to a site hosted by Litsam.
Participant: an author, reader or other person with an account at Litsam, or who interacts with Litsam hosted materials in some manner.
Claimant: a person making an allegation of infringement against material hosted by Litsam.
Litsam believes the protection of intellectual property is core to the freedom of creativity. Litsam is committed to helping the legitimate owner of a copyright protect their property, whether that owner is a Participant, or a Claimant.
To submit a copyright claim you must be the legitimate copyright holder, or an authorized party of same. A DMCA Takedown Notice may be sent to email@example.com with the subject “DMCA Claim”, or may be mailed to ATTN: DMCA Claims, Litsam, Inc. 1218 NE 184th St, Shoreline, WA 98155
To be valid, a claim must:
On receipt of a valid DMCA takedown notice, Litsam will attempt to notify the Participant against whom the claim is lodged and will remove or disable access to the material(s) against which the complaint is lodged promptly.
Counter Notification Policy
If your content is removed and/or you receive a notice of copyright or trademark infringement, you may provide Counter Notification by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of “Counter Notification: [name]” and including the following:
Upon receipt of a Counter Notification, Litsam shall promptly provide the Claimant with a copy of the Counter Notification, and inform such party that it will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it until and unless Claimant procures a court order restraining Participant from engaging in infringing activity relating to the materials on Litsam’s sites.
It is Litsam’s policy to terminate accounts with, in Litsam’s sole opinion, repeat or egregious violations. Persons with terminated accounts are barred from opening a new account on Litsam without explicit written permission.