122T Obligations of IPAPs

(1)

Every IPAP must retain, for a minimum of 40 days, information on the allocation of IP addresses to each account holder.

(2)

Every IPAP must retain, for a minimum of 12 months, the following information:

(a)

any information about infringements that is sent by rights owners to the IPAP for the purpose of matching infringements to account holders:

(b)

in relation to each of the IPAP’s account holders,—

(i)

any infringement notices issued to the account holder; and

(ii)

any challenges to infringement notices and any responses to them; and

(iii)

which infringement notices (if any) have been cancelled or have expired; and

(iv)

any orders made under section 122P suspending an account holder’s account.

(3)

No IPAP may release the name or contact details of an account holder to a rights owner unless—

(a)

authorised to do so by the account holder; or

(b)

required to do so by the Tribunal or a court.

(4)

On or before 31 December 2012, and annually thereafter, every IPAP must publish on its Internet site a report on its compliance with this section during the period starting on 1 October in the previous year and ending on 30 September in the year of the report.

Section 122T: inserted, on 1 September 2011, by section 6 of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 11).