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Arttowngifts.com Copyright and
Intellectual Property Rights Policy
 
       
  Arttowngifts.com showcases the work of talented, emerging artists throughout the US. Arttowngifts.com services are available for use by persons or entities that become "Participants" as either a Participating Artist, Sponsor, Directory Participant or Affiliate. The company's services include automated internet-based technology to provide artists and crafters an effective means of selling their works of art and crafts to a worldwide audience. In addition, Arttowngifts.com provides featured towns a means to promote their town and merchants.  
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  Arttowngifts.com may also provide its members with the use of forums, Knowledge base storage, email services and other message or communication services designed to facilitate communication with other members and potential customers.  
       
  Arttowngifts.com respects the intellectual property and creative works of others, and we ask that our "Participants" do the same. While Arttowngifts.com contractually prohibits our "Participants" from using the service to sell merchandise that infringes third party intellectual property rights (such as copyright, trademark, trade dress and right of publicity), it is possible that some "Participating Members" will take actions or engage in activities that are alleged to infringe the intellectual property rights of others.  
       
  We encourage intellectual property rights owners to contact us if they believe that a Participant has infringed their rights. If you let us know that your rights are being infringed by one of our Members we will (at our discretion) require that the content be removed from Arttowngifts.com site. In addition, Arttowngifts.com reserves the right in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion to terminate the accounts or privileges of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.  
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  Claims of Copyright or Other Intellectual Property Right Infringement - How To Give Us Notice  
  If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Arttowngifts.com's Copyright Agent the following information:  
       
 
  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that has been allegedly infringed.
  2. A description of the copyrighted work, trademark or Other Intellectual Property Rights, that you claim has been infringed;
  3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Arttowngifts.com site including the URL or product number(s) used in connection with the sale of the allegedly infringing merchandise. Please note that simply including www.Arttowngifts.com is not sufficient to identify what you are objecting to;
  4. Your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 
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  Arttowngifts.com's Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is Joseph Few. He may reached by mail, as follows:  
    By mail:  
      Joseph Few
c/o Arttowngifts.com
912 Alder Street,

 
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  To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Arttowngifts.com disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for the acts and omissions of users of this website including, without limitation, infringement of any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right. By publishing or complying with the foregoing policies or responding to any notification of a claim of infringement, Arttowngifts.com does not undertake or assume any duty, nor responsibility that it would not otherwise have under mandatory provisions of applicable law.  
       
  Subject to applicable law, Arttowngifts.com reserves the right to change the foregoing policies and procedures at any time and from time to time, in its absolute discretion, without notice. Any changed policies or procedures will be posted on this website.  
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  When filing a notice of claimed infringement with us, for such notification to be effective under Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), the notification must be in writing and provided to the designated agent listed above. In accordance with Section (3)(A) of the DMCA, the notification of claimed infringement must include substantially the content listed above.  
       
  The full text of this statute can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office Web Site, http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf.  
       
  Upon receipt of notices complying or substantially complying with the DMCA, as specified above, Arttowngifts.com will act expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity.  
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