How do I report a copyright issue?

Did you notice your picture being used by someone else? That could be considered copyright infringement and we want to know it’s happening! Phrendly has adopted and implemented a policy, stated below, that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances, of Members who infringe or are believed to be infringing the rights of copyright holders.

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Phrendly's Copyright Agent listed below with the following information required under 17 U.S.C. § 512:

(a) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

(b) Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the Site;

(c) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Phrendly to locate the material;

(d) Information reasonably sufficient to permit Phrendly to contact the complaining party, including a name, address, telephone number and, if available, an email address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

(e) A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and

(f) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Phrendly's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding this Site can be reached as follows:

Copyright Agent
c/o Phrendly
182 Howard Street #650
San Francisco, CA 94105


Upon receipt of notice as described above, Phrendly will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged use from the Site, and/or termination of the Member's account.