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You will not upload viruses or harmful components.
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Notice and Procedure for making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to our Designated Agent. See our Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims.
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STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC.
29 East Stephenson Street
Freeport, IL 61032
Questions about our products should not be directed to this address and will not be replied to.
Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims
Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent:
Service Provider(s): STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC.
Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement: General Counsel Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should Be Sent: 10B Glenlake Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328 Telephone Number of Designated Agent: (770) 407-3800 Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: (770) 407-3987 E-mail Address of Designated Agent:
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
A physical or electronic signature of 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 notification, 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 service provider to locate the material;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider 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 notification 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.
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