Copyright Policy

Ownership of Material Contributed to Website

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Copyright Owners' Rights Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Of 1998 (the “DMCA”)

The DMCA provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the internet infringes upon their rights under US copyright law. If you believe that any material hosted by Mystic Seaport infringes upon your copyright, you may request that the material be removed, or that access to it be blocked. If you believe that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send Mystic Seaport a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. Notices and counter-notices for the Website should be sent to: [List person at Mystic Seaport; include name, address, phone, and e-mail]. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Please be aware that there can be substantial penalties for false claims.