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Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Notification Information and UNCG DMCA Agent

All copyright infringement notifications will be acted upon in accordance with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Allegations of copyright infringements found on UNCG computer resources should be sent to the UNCG DMCA Agent:

  • DMCA Agent
    University Information Security Officer/CISO
    Email: dmca_agent@uncg.edu
    Telephone: (336) 334-4374
    Fax: (336) 334-4085
  • Mailing Address:
    202 Forney Building
    P.O. Box 26170
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

Contents of Copyright Infringement Notice

According to the DMCA, a claimed infringement notification must be a written communication (email or hard copy letter) to the designated agent of a service provider. When notifying the UNCG DMCA Agent of an alleged copyright infringement, the following must be provided:

  1. a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner
  2. identification of the infringed copyrighted work, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a list of works at that site
  3. identification of the infringed material and information reasonably sufficient to permit UNCG to locate the material
  4. contact information of the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, email address
  5. 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
  6. a statement that the information contained in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner

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