Copyright and DMCA Policy

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COMPANY OVERVIEW: 21 Century Web is a digital media company that owns websites and produces content related to health and wellness. We are one of the largest providers of online health solutions that attracts a large and engaged audience of consumers and healthcare professionals. Our mission is to connect the world’s leading healthcare brands with engaged, health-conscious consumers. The provided information often includes, general health topics and concerns, product information, reviews, buying guides, product specifications, and personalized recommendations. We also provide e-commerce purchasing information, such as prices, availability and referral sites. All of this information transparently displayed on our websites.

Web Values and Principles

GRAPHICS: We use only authoritative sources. We do not project, surmise or estimate in a graphic. We create work only from what we know. We create charts at visually proper perspectives to give an accurate representation of data. We do not skew or alter data to fit a visual need.

IMAGES: All images appearing on our website are 100% licensed and/or are owned by our contributors (photographers / graphic designers). All rights in the images are protected by international copyright laws. We do not alter or digitally manipulate the content of a photograph in any way.

OBSCENITIES, PROFANITIES, VULGARITIES: We do not use obscenities, racial epithets or other offensive slurs.

USE OF OTHERS’ MATERIALS: Any of writers who reports and writes a story must use 100% original content, language and phrasing. We do not plagiarize, meaning that we do not take the work of others and pass it off as our own.

COPYRIGHT POLICY: We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on the Service infringes the copyright or other intellectual property infringement (“Infringement”) of any person. If you are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and you believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement that is taking place through the Service, you must submit your notice in writing to the attention of “Copyright Infringement” of and include in your notice a detailed description of the alleged Infringement.You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing your copyright.

OUR POLICY REGARDING DMCA TAKEDOWN NOTICES: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act was passed by the United States Congress to protect the interest of the copyright owners on the digital space within the United States and not Internationally. We have a fine bunch of copyright lawyers with a complete knowledge of the DMCA and therefore enables us to have a thorough and complete understanding of the DMCA and who it applies to.

USE AND ABUSE OF THE DMCA TAKEDOWN REQUEST PROCESS: DMCA takedown notices unfortunately are being used as an an easy way for many United States marketing companies and/or individuals to get copyrighted information pulled from sites. The process is abused when people request the takedown of perfectly legal content and images. DMCA Takedown Notices can have substantial implications on a website’s online presence. Takedown Notices can interrupt access to one’s site, potential disrupt or halt their business, and can possibly result in the deletion of their site’s user comments and feedback. With these potentially serious consequences in mind.

Our Copyright Policy is confined to drafting and following the laws of Intellectual Property Rights and related issues in our jurisdiction domain of India. Having said that:

1) We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond to any legitimate claim that Content posted on the Service infringes the copyright or other intellectual property infringement (“Infringement”) of any person related to issues in India and governed by Indian law. We also respect the legitimate copyrights and complaints of foreign entities.

2) If you are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, with a business that falls within the jurisdiction of India and you believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement that is taking place through the Service, you must submit your notice in writing to the attention of “Copyright Infringement” of and include in your notice a detailed description of the alleged Infringement. You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing your copyright.

Those submitting a DMCA notice for material on which you own a copyright, it’s important to consider if the manner in which the material is used falls under fair use, also the fact that the DMCA is applicable to only the United States laws and not those of India. We will not remove content or images merely because a DMCA Takedown Notice has been issued to us or any of our hosting providers. We are not a United States entity, and do not fall under such jurisdiction. If you are not sure material located on or linked-to our sites infringes please be advised that they may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if they materially misrepresent that material or activity is infringing, and they have Indian jurisdiction – and we have and will seek to collect those damages. Abuse or threats with DMCA Takedown Notices are taken very seriously. Once again, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act was passed by the United States Congress to protect the interest of legitimate of copyright owners on the digital space residing within the United States.

FINANCIAL INTERESTS: All content and/or employees who regularly write or edit business or financial news must always avoid any conflict of interest or the appearance of any conflict of interest in connection with the performance of these duties. For these reasons, these employees must disclose any relationship that may we have between a product manufacturer, supplier or service provider when we write about a product or service. We disclose that material connection with a notation on such works.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction: Any dispute arising out of or related to these Terms and Conditions, the use of the Site, or the purchase of any products and services offered by or accessed through the Site shall be governed by the laws of the India, Twenty First Century Web is an Indian Company with without regard to its conflicts of law rules. Specifically, the validity, interpretation, and performance of the Terms and Conditions of all policies and conflicts arising with our company.