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 Half.com Policies - Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) Program

Protecting Intellectual Property

Half.com does not and cannot verify that sellers have the right or ability to sell or distribute their listed items. However, we are committed to removing infringing or unlicensed items once an authorized representative of the rights owner properly reports them to us. Half.com's Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) Program works to ensure that items listed for sale do not infringe upon the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of third parties. VeRO Program participants may identify and request removal of allegedly infringing listings.

Reporting an item to Half.com

If you have a good faith belief that an item or listing infringes on your intellectual property rights, you can report the alleged infringement to Half.com by submitting a Notice of Claimed Infringement (NOCI) to Half.com's VeRO program.

Please print out the form and email/fax a physically signed form to us at the contact information below. Be sure to include the complete URL and the seller's User ID for the specific item you wish to report in your notice. You can obtain the item URL by clicking on the Comment provided by specific seller as located to the right of their user ID and feedback rating.  Once your initial report has been processed, we will provide you with information on how to submit additional reports, if necessary, through other electronic means.

Half.com's VeRO Program may be contacted at:

By email:

By phone:

  • (866) 322-9106

By fax:

  • (801) 757-9521

If you are unable to fill out the Notice of Claimed Infringement you can report copyright claims via a DMCA notification to Half.com's designated agent by providing the following information:

  1. a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed;

  2. identification or description of the copyrighted that you claim has been infringed.

  3. identification or description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the eBay site, with enough detail that we may find it on Half.com;

  4. your address, telephone number, and email address;

  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

  6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Half.com's designated agent may be contacted as follows:

By mail:

  • Half.com's Designated Agent
    583 W. eBay Way
    Draper, UT 84020

By phone:

  • (866) 322-9106

By fax:

  • (801) 757-9521

By email:

  • copyright@half.com

Half.com has adopted and implements a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Half.com and/or others.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act Registered Agent

Click here to see Half.com's registered agent.