Humor Online.com content is derived from numerous sources, including submissions from website visitors. We take several actions to preclude infringement, but if you believe infringement has transpired on a copyright that you own, please read the following notice in its entirety, and if after reading and understanding the notice you still maintain that your work has been infringed upon, please contact us in the manner outlined below.
Please note that we respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2). And pursuant to the DMCA, written notification of claimed copyright infringement must be submitted to us.
Please note that if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyright(s), you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees), as outlined under the law. So please do not submit a notification unless you are sure that infringement has occurred.
If you are not sure whether your work is being infringed upon, please contact an attorney.
To allow the processing of your notification, please use the following format. (Please number your entries to correspond with the numbers below):
1) Identify the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon and give the exact location of the material. Please ensure that you provide reasonably sufficient information so we can easily locate the content in question. And please use the following format: “The copyrighted work at issue is [describe the content in detail, e.g. ‘a photo of a frog doing a back flip on a lily pad’] which is located [provide the URL and the location on the page, e.g. ‘the second photo from the top of following page: HumorOnline.com/frog-bakc-flip.html’]"
Your entry should look like this:
The copyrighted work at issue is a photo of a frog doing a back flip and is third photo from the bottom of the following page: HumorOnline.com/frog-back-flip.html
(For multiple copyrighted works, please indicate the number of works and provide a list of all materials, URLs, etc. [as outlined above] in a single notification.)
For multiple copyrighted works, your entry should look like this:
There are two copyrighted works as issue:
A photo of a frog doing a back flip on a lily pad and is the third photo from the botton on the following page: HumorOnline.com/frog-back-flip.html
A photo of a basketball player doing a slam dunk and is the second photo from the top on the following page:
2) Provide reasonably sufficient information proving that you actually own the copyright or represent the copyright owner. (e.g., if the work has been published, please provide information about when, where, and how the work was published).
3) Provide information that is reasonably sufficient for us to contact you -- which must include your full name, street address, phone number, and e-mail address. Please note that e-mail is the preferred method of contact, but you must also provide a phone number in case we need to call you, as well as your street address for verification of your identity. Your contact information will remain confidential.
4) Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."
5) Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
6) Sign the document. (Typing your name is considered and electronic signature.
7) E-mail the document to the "Contact Info for Copyright Issues" address below.
We will commence an investigation immediately upon receiving your information.
Please keep the tone professional and courteous, and we will respond in kind.
Humor Online.com staff.
Contact Info for Copyright Issues: