Privacy & Terms

Copyright Policy

This Copyright Policy is incorporated into Personal’s Terms of Use (“Terms”).

Reporting Copyright Infringement

If you believe content posted on the Personal website or received through the Personal Service infringes a copyright that you own or for which you are an agent, you may send a notice of infringement pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) containing the following information:

  • Identification of the work or material claimed to have been infringed.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, including its location, with reasonably sufficient detail so that Personal can find it and verify its existence.
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement made under penalty of perjury that the information in the notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed.

Send your notice to copyright AT You acknowledge that, if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.


If you believe you are the wrongful subject of a DMCA notice, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Agent:

  • Identification and location of the content that has been removed or to which Personal has disabled access.
  • A statement that, under penalty of perjury, you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentifying the content.
  • A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in Washington, D.C., and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notice of the alleged infringement.
  • Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • Your physical or electronic signature.

Upon receiving a valid counter-notice, Personal may send a copy of it to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed content or disable it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files a legal action relating to the allegedly infringing material, the removed content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at Personal’s sole discretion.

Personal will terminate a user’s access if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer. Personal reserves the right to decide whether content violates our Terms for reasons other than copyright infringement. Personal may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such content and/or terminate a user’s account for submitting such material in violation of the Terms.

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