Greenlight Media, Inc. Copyright Policy

DMCA: Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice and Policy

Greenlight Media, Inc.  will respond to allegations of copyright violations in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  Greenlight Media, Inc. has adopted the following general policy regarding copyright infringement and violations of other intellectual property in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ( and other applicable laws. The address of Greenlight Media's  Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement (the "Designated Agent") is listed at the end of this policy. The DMCA provides a process for a copyright owner to give notification to an online service provider concerning alleged copyright infringement. When a valid DMCA notification is received, the service provider responds under this process by taking down the offending content.

It is our policy to (1) block access to or remove material that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted or otherwise protected material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our advertisers, affiliates, content providers, or users; and (2) remove and discontinue service to repeat offenders.

Upon taking down content under the DMCA, Greenlight Media, Inc.  will take reasonable steps to contact the owner of the removed content so that a counter-notification may be filed. On receiving a valid counter-notification, we generally restore the content in question, unless we receive notice from the notification provider that a legal action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain the alleged infringer from engaging in the infringing activity. You may use the notification process below to alert us to claims of infringement other than copyright but such notifications are not covered by the DMCA and will be governed by our Terms of Use. Please be aware that recipes and certain other content are not capable of copyright. If your notice of infringement relates to a recipe, then you may want to review the U.S. Copyright Offices; on the copyright liability of recipes prior to reporting your notice of infringement.


Please include the following information in your notice:

1. To File a Notification of Infringing Content

a. Identification of the work(s) claimed to have been infringed and a statement of ownership to such work(s);

b. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

c. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and e-mail address at which you may be contacted;

d. 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;

e. Include the following statement: I have good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted materials described above and contained on the service is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or by protection of law;

f. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

g. Your physical or electronic signature (i.e., /s/ [print name]); and

h. (Optional) Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit us to notify the user(s) who posted the content that allegedly contains infringing material. You may also provide screenshots or other materials that are helpful to identify the works in question. (This is for identification only, not to prove substantive claims.)

Please note: The DMCA provides that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys fees) if you falsely claim that materials infringe your copyrights. We recommend contacting an attorney if you are unsure whether your content is protected by copyright laws.

2. To file a Counter-Notification

If your content has been taken down as a result of a notification by a purported copyright owner that such partys copyright rights are infringed by your content, you may respond by sending us a DMCA counter-notification as follows:

a. List the material that was removed by the Greenlight Media's administrators, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed. Please identify in sufficient detail;

b. Provide your name, address, telephone number, email address (if available);

c. State that you consent to the jurisdiction of U.S. Federal District Court for the judicial district in which you reside (or New York, New York if your address is outside of the United States);

d. State that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification to us of the alleged infringement or an agent of such person;

e. State the following: I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and

f. Your physical or electronic signature (i.e., /s/ [print name]).

Please contact Greenlight Media's Designated Agent at the following address:

                 Greenlight Media, Inc.

Greenlight Media has listed the following recourses for information regarding copyright.  Greenlight Media, Inc., is not responsible for the content provided by these other resources, but we have found the following to be informative:

A summary of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act can be found at:

The text of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act can be found here:

The U.S. federal copyright code is here:

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