CarolinaConnect complies with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Act of 1998 (17 USC 512). As required by that Act, this policy reserves the right for CarolinaConnect to terminate the internet service of members who repeatedly infringe copyrights.
Pursuant the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), copyright owners may notify a service provider such as CarolinaConnect of alleged copyright infringement carried out on the provider’s network.
When CAROLINACONNECT receives a notification of copyright infringement, it will take the following steps:
CAROLINACONNECT reserves the right act immediately and without notice to suspend or terminate services in response to a court order or other legal requirement that certain conduct be stopped, or when CAROLINACONNECT determines that the conduct may:
All Copyright Infringement Notifications and supporting documentation shall be kept in a vault at CAROLINACONNECT headquarters for five years.
All correspondence with the member shall be retained in CAROLINACONNECT’s imaging system for a minimum of five years.
The IT/Network Manager is listed as the FCC and ISP Designated Agent and will be the primary point of contact for all Copyright Infringement Notifications. This position, with the help of IT and customer support, is responsible for carrying out the steps of this policy.
V.Copyright Infringement Contact Information
If you have questions about this Copyright Infringement Policy please contact us at the following:
P.O Box 1667
Lexington, South Carolina 29071
Attention: Designated Copyright Agent