Copyright Policy

Last updated 1/20/2018

All media on this Website is either: licensed by TapHype, submitted to Website by publishers, readily available and believed to be in the public domain, or used in "fair use" under the U.S. Copyright Act. TapHype respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its publishers to do the same.

For Copyright Owners.

If you are a copyright owner of a photograph, image, or other material that appears on a TapHype widget, which you claim violates your copyright, please notify us as provided below. Keep in mind that submitting intentionally misleading reports of infringement may be punishable under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512 ("DMCA") in the United States or similar laws in other countries.

Notification of Copyright Infringement - DMCA

TapHype is an Online Service Provider under the DMCA. TapHype respects the legitimate rights of copyright owners and has adopted an efficient notice and takedown procedure as required by the DMCA and described herein. This policy is intended to guide copyright owners in utilizing that procedure.

Notice to Owners of Copyrighted Works

If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Website by completing the following DMCA notice ("Notice") and delivering it to Website's Designated Copyright Agent by email

As a copyright owner, to provide TapHype with a proper Notice of claimed of your copyright, your notice must be in English and must substantially contain the following:

  1. An electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  2. An identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or a representative list of such works.
  3. An 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. This identification should include information reasonably sufficient to permit TapHype to locate the material, such as any URLs identifying the allegedly infringing material along with any other information that might assist TapHype’s Designated Copyright Agent in investigating your claim.
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit TapHype to contact the complaining party, such as your address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by you, your agent, or the law.
  6. A statement that the information in the Notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you, are the owner of the copyright or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Failure to include all of the above information may result in a delay in processing the DMCA Notification. If you materially misrepresent that any material infringes your copyright interest, you may be liable for damages, including court costs and attorneys’ fees, and could be subject to criminal prosecution for perjury.

Delivery of the Notice

Deliver all takedown Notices to TapHype’s Designated Copyright Agent by Email to jeff[at]