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Reporting Copyright Infringement

Infringement Notices pursuant to the DMCA

Salary.com, LLC (“Salary”) respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your copyright or trademark is being infringed by content on Salary’s websites and/or services and products, you may provide notice to Salary’s designated agent of any claims that your copyright or trademark is being infringed by content on Salary’s websites and/or services and products either by email at legal@salary.com or by sending a letter via U.S. Mail to Salary’s designated agent at:

Salary.com, LLC

Attn: Legal – Infringement Notice

610 Lincoln St, N. Bldg, Suite 200

Waltham, MA 02451

Your notice must include all of the following in order to be effective:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed (the “complaining party”).
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Salary to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit Salary to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

If Salary receives notice in accordance with the above, Salary will:

  • remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing content;
  • send a copy of your notice to the alleged infringer (the “Alleged Infringer”); and
  • use reasonable efforts to inform the Alleged Infringer that the allegedly infringing content has been removed or disabled.

Contesting Infringement

Alleged Infringer may contest the allegation of infringement by submitting a written contest notice to Salary at the notice address above that includes the following:

  • The Alleged Infringer’s physical or electronic signature;
  • Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled  and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that the Alleged Infringer has a good faith belief that the allegedly infringing content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the allegedly infringing content;
  • The Alleged Infringer's name, address, and telephone number; and
  • A statement that the Alleged Infringer consents to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the Alleged Infringer's address is located, or if the Alleged Infringer's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Salary may be found, and that the Alleged Infringer will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.

If Salary receives a written contest notice in accordance with the above, Salary will:

  • Promptly provide the complaining party with a copy of the contest notice;
  • Inform the complaining party that it will replace or cease disabling access to the allegedly infringing content within ten (10) business days;
  • Provided the complaining party has not provided Salary with notice that an action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain the Alleged Infringer from engaging in infringing activity relating to the allegedly infringing content, replace or cease disabling access to the allegedly infringing content within ten (10) to fourteen (14) business days following receipt of the contest notice.
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