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Copyright and DCMA

Introduction

This page is addressed to the copyright owners, agents, and their representatives based on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) section 512 US laws or equivalent laws for specific countries. We intend to uphold and respect this law fully by seriously handling any copyright infringements claims send to us.

Copyright Content

We do not condone republishing or reprinting of lyrics other than for personal or educative purposes. In the event fair use is not justifiable for your content used in this website, we highly regret infringing your content and will respond promptly to pull down requests. The Song Lyrics listed in our catalog are submitted by members and reviewed by our editors before being published. We agree to licence artistic work when capable and required to do so, otherwise remove the infringing content from our site when a valid claim is raised. Sifa Lyrics purpose is not to violate copyright measures of artists, we have both a spiritual and moral obligation to respect the law. On the contrary we earnestly hope to work together to promote the music industry.

Take Down Notice

To request for a take down, send us a take down notice through our copyright designated agent contact: copyright@sifalyrics.com . Note that you have to be the copyright holder or a certified representative of the the copyright holder to file a complaint. The following elements must be included in your copyright infringement claim:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • 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 notice, 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 the Company to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the Company 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 notice 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.
  • Failure to include all of the above information may result in a delay of the processing or the DCMA notification.

Take Down Procedure:

We will act accordingly based on this clause:

"It is expected that all users of any part of the Company system will comply with applicable copyright laws.
However, if the Company receives proper notification of claimed copyright infringement it will respond expeditiously by removing, or disabling access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity provided all such claims have been investigated and determined to be valid by Company in Company's sole and absolute discretion.
Company will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA in the event a counter notification is received."

Public Domain

Note that we do restrict, outline or offer guidance towards usage of content available in the public domain that are also available in this website. This includes The Public Domain Bible Versions(DERBY, BBE, ASV, WEB, KJV, YLT) in English and Kiswahili(SUV) Bible.

If you need further clarification related to copyright issues in this website, email us through copyright[@]sifalyrics.com

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