DMCA Copyright Policy

Content provided via SikhNet is either owned by SikhNet (“SikhNet Content”), user-provided content, provided under license, or in the public domain (“Third-Party Content”).  All third-party copyrights are property of their respective owners (“Third-Party Services”) and are used under license or as freely available through the public domain. SikhNet provides access to Third Party Content but does not control copyright of this Third-Party Content.

With regard to content provided via SikhNet Play, SikhNet has no control over the content provided by the Third-Party Services, and is not, and shall not be responsible for the services made available by the Third-Party Services. By providing access to Third Party Content and any other content provided by the Third-Party Services, SikhNet makes no warranty and does not expressly or implicitly endorse, in relation to the legality, the accuracy, the quality or the authenticity of the content, information or services provided.

SihkNet has adopted the following general policy toward copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The address of the Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement ("Designated Agent") is listed at the end of this policy.

Procedure for Reporting Copyright Infringement.

If you believe that material or content residing on or accessible through SikhNet infringes your copyright, please send a notice of copyright infringement containing the following information to the Designated Agent listed below:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that has been allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of works or materials being infringed (i.e., URLs and Screenshots);
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing including information regarding the location of the infringing materials that the copyright owner seeks to have removed, with sufficient detail so that SikhNet is capable of finding and verifying its existence (i.e., URLs and Screenshots);
  • Contact information about the notifier including full legal name, title or position, address, telephone number and, if available, email address
  • A statement that the notifier has a good faith belief that the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement made under penalty of perjury that the information provided is accurate and the notifying party is authorized to make the complaint on behalf of the copyright owner.

Please contact the Designated Agent at:

By mail:
DMCA Designated Agent
PO Box 1622
Santa Cruz, NM 87567-1622
By Email:


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