DMCA Copyright Policy
thehotgames (“thehotgames”) takes the intellectual property rights of others seriously and requires that our Users do the same. As a professional game publisher, all games on the thehotgames website are from game brokers GameDistribution and GameMonetize, follow GameDistribution and GameMonetize's user policies, and own all game copyrights from GameDistribution and GameMonetize.
thehotgames will respond to legitimate requests under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at https://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf. And we retain the right to remove user content on thehotgames that we deem to be infringing on the copyright of others. If you become aware of user content on thehotgames that infringes your copyright rights, you may submit a properly formatted DMCA request (see 17 U.S.C. § 512) to thehotgames.
DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement ("Notice")
Procedure for Reporting Copyright Infringement:
If you believe that material or content residing on or accessible through Company’s websites or services infringes a copyright, please send a notice of copyright infringement containing the following information to the Designated 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 email address where we can contact you and, if different, an email address where the alleged infringing party, if not thehotgames, 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.
thehotgames may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material. In the event thehotgames removes the allegedly infringing materials, thehotgames will immediately notify the person responsible for posting such materials that thehotgames removed or disabled access to the materials. thehotgames may also provide the responsible person with your email address so that the person may respond to your allegations.
Please contact the Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement for the Company at: firstname.lastname@example.org
DMCA Counter-Notice Requirements
Contact Information: Your name, title (if acting as an agent), physical address, email address, and phone number;
Content Identification: A reasonable identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been blocked;
A statement under Perjury: The following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled";
Consent to Jurisdiction: One of the following statements (as appropriate):
If based in the United States: “I consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which my provided address is located"
If based outside of the United States: “I consent to the jurisdiction of any United States Federal District Court in which thehotgames may be found"
Consent to service of process: The following statement: “I will accept service of process from the person who provided the original notification or an agent of such person"; and
Signature: An electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf.
thehotgames Policy Regarding Repeat Infringers
REGARDLESS OF WHETHER thehotgames TERMINATES ACCESS AND/OR USE PRIVILEGES OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, 'REPEAT INFRINGER' OR OTHERWISE, thehotgames IN NO WAY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO PURSUE ANY AVAILABLE REMEDY AT LAW OR IN EQUITY AGAINST COPYRIGHT INFRINGERS OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS VIOLATORS, NOR WILL thehotgames INDEMNIFY OR PROVIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION TO ANY ALLEGED INFRINGER IN ANY ACTION ARISING FROM THE ALLEGED INFRINGER’S USE OF ANY INFOTECH WEBSITE OR SERVICE, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE.