DMCA Action Information

To file a notice of infringement with MyCoolBackgrounds.com, you must provide a written communication by email that sets forth the items specified below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Indeed, in a recent case (please see http://www.onlinepolicy.org/action/legpolicy/opg_v_diebold/ for more information), a company that sent an infringement notification seeking removal of online materials that were protected by the fair use doctrine was ordered to pay such costs and attorneys fees. The company agreed to pay over $100,000.

Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an experienced attorney.

To expedite MyCoolBackgrounds.com ability to process your request, please use the following format (including section numbers):

1. Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted image(s) that you believe have been infringed upon (for example, "The copyrighted work can be seen at the following URL http://www.mycoolbackgrounds.com/category/3d/3dbackgroundearth

2. Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above.

3. Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit MyCoolBackgrounds.com to contact you (email address is preferred).

4. Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."

5. Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."

6. Sign the email and send the email to dmca@mycoolbackgrounds.com