If you believe that your work (content and/or pictures) or the work of a third party of which you are legally entitled or obligated to act has been published in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please file a “Copyright Infringement Notice” with STL.News, LLC. This notice should be in writing and include the following:
- A statement that you have identified content or pictures on STL.News that you believe infringes your copyright;
- Description of the copyrighted work that you think has been infringed. Please include the type of work and any relevant details, including title and date of publication, as applicable;
- The country, or countries, to which your copyright applies;
- A detailed description of how the copyrighted material has been infringed;
- Description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on our site, including a URL and screenshot;
- Your contact information, including address, phone number, and email address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner and is not otherwise permitted by law;
- A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or an authorized representative to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and
- A signature, which can be either electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner.
The complaint should be submitted by:
Send correspondence to:
Include responses to items 1-9 in your email.
If you are not sure whether there has been an infringement of your copyright or about your rights in the material, it is prudent that you seek legal advice before reporting the claim to STL.News. This “notice and takedown” procedure is governed by statute. There could be harmful consequences if you, intentionally or unintentionally, allege copyright infringement or report material to STL.News in bad faith. Additionally, STL.News may, in appropriate circumstances and its sole discretion, disable, cancel, and may take other appropriate steps relating to the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers.