Infringement and Content Complaints

Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement under the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Whispir Americas, Inc. (“Whispir”) responds to notices of alleged infringement that meet the requirements of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), including by removing or disabling access to infringing material


1. Notification to Whispir. If you have a good faith belief that your work was copied or used by a third party in a way that constitutes copyright infringement in or through Whispir’s websites or online services, please send your claim or notice of infringement to Whispir’s designated copyright agent (“DMCA Agent”).

Please contact our DMCA Agent at:
Whispir Americas Inc.
Attn: Copyright Agent/Legal
1201 3rd Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98107
Email: copyright@whispir.com
(please include “Claim of Copyright Infringement” in the subject line of the email)

Our DMCA Agent will only respond to notices that comply with the requirements of the DMCA.

Your written notice must include ALL of the information required by the DMCA:

  • a physical or electronic signature of the person(s) authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located;
  • adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and email address);
  • a statement that you have a good-faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner or its agent or applicable law; and
  • a statement made by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your written notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner (or authorized to act on behalf of the owner) of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

If you fail to provide the required information, your notice is not effective. Please see www.copyright.gov for more information.

Upon receipt of a notice of infringement that complies with the DMCA, Whispir will take steps to remove or disable access to infringing material.

If you knowingly materially misrepresent that material is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.


2. Counter Notification. If you believe that material was erroneously removed or disabled, you may file a counter notification with Whispir by submitting written notification that includes the information required by DMCA to our copyright agent designated above. Please see www.copyright.gov for more information.

The DMCA allows Whispir to restore the removed content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within ten business days of receiving the copy of your counter notification. Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.


3. Repeat Infringers. Whispir will disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers in accordance with our policies.


Other Claims of Infringement

If you believe that any of your other intellectual property rights was violated through Whispir’s websites or online services, please send your claims of infringement to copyright@whispir.com.

Please include at least the following:

  • description of the infringement (location, type of infringement, etc.)
  • your contact information (including your name, postal address, telephone number and email address);
  • our statement that the information in your written notice is accurate and that you are the owner (or authorized to act on behalf of the owner) of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

If you send your notice by email, please include “Infringement Claim/Legal” in the subject line of the email.

Whispir Americas Inc.
Attn: Infringement Claim/Legal
1201 3rd Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98107
Email: copyright@whispir.com
(please include “Infringement Claim/Legal” in the subject line of the email)