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Report Copyright Infringement

If you identify any sounds on mvelani that you believe infringe your copyright, you can let us know using any of the methods explained on these pages. Before making a report concerning any possible copyright infringement, please consider the following:

  • These pages relate to notices concerning copyright infringement only
    If you wish to make a report concerning infringement of any other rights, please email us at legal@mvelani.com

  • Please only report infringement of your own copyright, or the copyright of someone you are authorized to represent
    If you believe that someone else’s copyright is being infringed, please tell them and direct them to this page.

  • Please do not report copyright infringement unless you have a genuine claim
    If you make groundless or malicious reports of copyright infringement, you risk having your account suspended or terminated. You may also be liable for damages (including costs and legal fees) incurred by mvelani, the person whose sounds you report and/or any copyright owner or authorized licensee, as the result of sounds being removed in reliance on your notice.

  • Please provide detail
    the more information we have regarding your claim, the quicker we can process your notice.

There are various ways in which you can report copyright infringement on mvelani.

Using our webform

You can file a report using this webform.

Using the report button

Each sound page has a button entitled "Report copyright infringement", which you can use to report the sounds on that page. The button is located on the right side of the track page under the name of the user who uploaded it:

By writing to us

The report button and the webform are the most efficient means of reporting possible copyright infringement. However, if you would prefer to send your own notification, please do so in writing, making sure that you include the following information:

  • a statement that you have identified sounds on mvelani which infringe your copyright or the copyright of a third party on whose behalf you are entitled to act;
  • a description of the copyright work(s) that you claim have been infringed;
  • a description of the track(s) that you claim are infringing and the mvelani URL(s) where such sounds can be located;
  • your full name, address and telephone number, a valid email address on which you can be contacted, and your mvelani user name if you have one;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

In addition, if you wish for your notice to be considered as a notice pursuant to the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act 17 U.S.C. §512(c), please also include the following:

  • with respect to your statement that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed, confirmation that such statement is made under penalty of perjury; and
  • your electronic or physical signature (which may be a scanned copy).

Your notice should be sent to us by email to info@mvelani.co.uk and/or by mail to the following address:

 

If you wish for your notice to be considered as a notice pursuant to the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act 17 U.S.C. §512(c), your notice should be sent to mvelani’s designated copyright agent by email to info@mvelani.co.uk and/or by mail to the following address:

info@mvelani.co.uk
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