Bluehost India takes intellectual property rights very seriously and it is our policy to respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. This Copyright Infringement Policy describes the information that should be present in these notices and is incorporated by reference into our Terms of Service. It is designed to make submitting notices of alleged infringement to us as straightforward as possible while reducing the number of notices that we receive that are fraudulent or difficult to verify. Unless otherwise stated, defined terms in this Copyright infringement Policy have the meanings provided in the Terms of Service.
To file a notice of alleged infringement with us, a complainant (the copyright owner) must provide a written notice that includes the complainant’s full contact information and sets forth the items specified below.
Your name, address, phone number, email address (if available) and physical or electronic signature ;
Identification of the copyrighted work(s) with detailed descriptions;
Details establishing that you are the owner or exclusive licensee of copyright in the work;
Identification of the alleged infringing material you are asking us to remove or disable, and the Internet location of the infringing material;
Details establishing that the alleged infringing material is an infringing copy of the copyrighted work, and that the alleged infringing material is not permitted under Section 52 of the Copyright Act, 1957 – ‘Certain acts not to be infringement of copyright’;
If available, details of the person, if known, who is responsible for uploading the work infringing your copyright;
Any additional information required to be included in a copyright infringement complaint under applicable law (as we may request from you as necessary)
A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the disputed material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
A statement that the information in the complaint is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
An undertaking that the you shall file an infringement suit in the competent court against the person responsible for uploading the infringing copy and produce the orders of the competent court having jurisdiction, within a period of twenty-one days from the receipt of the notice AND
Please submit your complaint in one of the following ways:
Please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that material is infringing your copyright. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.
Bluehost India may respond to take-down notices by removing or disabling access to the allegedly infringing material and/or by terminating services. If we remove or disable access in response to such a notice, we will make a good-faith attempt to contact you and/or administrator of the affected site or content.
Bluehost India may document notices of alleged infringement that it receives and/or on which we action is taken. As with all legal notices, a copy of the notice may be made available to the public and sent to one or more third parties who may make it available to the public.
Last modified on: August 27, 2019.