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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT RELATING TO THE ACTIVITIES OF SERVICE PROVIDERS
Notification of Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512 (the "DMCA"), if you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify our designated agent for notice of claims of copyright or infringement ("Agent") at:
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Attn: Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property
One PNC Plaza, 21st Floor
249 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
NOTE: DO NOT SEND ANY INQUIRIES UNRELATED TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT (e.g., REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE, CUSTOMER SERVICE INQUIRIES, REPORTS OR E-MAIL ABUSE) TO OUR AGENT.
Under 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)(A), your Notification of Claimed Infringement must include the following:
1. An electronic or physical signature of the owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim has been infringed;
3. A description of the material that you claim is infringing, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the infringing material on our website; your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
4. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
5. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Date of last update or revision: November 28, 2014.