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If you believe any Submission accessible on or from the website infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this website by contacting HWCF (address identified below) and providing the following information:
1. Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
2. Identification of the Submission that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the Submission, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the Submission.
3. Your name, address, telephone number, and (if available) email address.
4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
5. A statement that the information you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or authorized representative.
6. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
HWCF's address for copyright issues relating to this website is as follows:
Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
1025 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Suite 420 East
Washington, DC 20007
Or call: (202) 639-5960
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, HWCF maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of this website who are repeat infringers.