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Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA")

Mel Foster Co. respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do the same. Per the DMCA, Mel Foster Co. will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on the Site if submitted to Mel Foster Co.'s Copyright Agent as described below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, Mel Foster Co. will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials.

If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by Mel Foster Co. or by a third party who has uploaded materials to the Site, please provide the following information to Mel Foster Co.’s designated Copyright Agent listed below:

  1. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  2. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
  3. An address, telephone number, and e-mail address where Mel Foster Co. can contact you and, if different, an e-mail address where the alleged infringing party, if not Mel Foster Co., can contact you;
  4. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
  5. A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner's behalf;
  6. Your electronic or physical signature.

Mel Foster Co. may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material. In the event Mel Foster Co. removes the allegedly infringing materials, Mel Foster Co. will immediately notify the person responsible for posting such materials that Mel Foster Co.  removed or disabled access to the materials. Mel Foster Co.  may also provide the responsible person with your e-mail address so that the person may respond to your allegations.

Mel Foster Co.  reserves the right to terminate, limit or suspend any user's access to the Site in the event of repeated infringing activity. If you believe that a user of this Site is a repeat infringer, please follow the above instructions to contact Mel Foster Co.'s Copyright Agent. Please include sufficient information to assist Mel Foster Co.  in determining that the user repeatedly engaged in infringing activity.

Mel Foster Co. registered a designated agent with the Copyright Office pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(c). Mel Foster Co.’s designated Copyright Agent is:

Lynsey A. Engels
Mel Foster Co.
3211 E. 35th St. Ct.
Davenport, Iowa 52807

United States
563.823.2277
lengels@melfosterco.com

 

Termination

You may stop using the Site at any time. Mel Foster Co.  may suspend or terminate the Site at any time at Mel Foster Co.'s discretion and without notice. Mel Foster Co.  may also terminate, limit or suspend your access to the Site for any reason at any time and without notice. For example, Mel Foster Co.  may terminate your access to this Site if you are not complying with these Terms or if Mel Foster Co.  determines that you are a repeat infringer of third-party intellectual property rights.