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Last Updated April 11, 2019
Western Digital Technologies, Inc. (“Western Digital,” “we,” or “our”) respects the rights of copyright owners to control the uses of their intellectual property and requires users of our websites and services to do the same. It is Western Digital’s policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable intellectual property laws. Responses may include removing or disabling access to material and terminating the accounts of users who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Western Digital or others.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT: If you are a copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of one, and you believe that material or content residing on or accessible through Western Digital’s websites or services infringes a copyright, you may submit a notice of alleged copyright infringement pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c), to our designated Copyright Agent, addressed as follows:
3355 Michelson Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, California 92612
Your notice of alleged copyright infringement should include the following:
Please note that if we remove or disable access to the materials reported in a notice, Western Digital may send a copy of the notice, including your contact information, to the reported user.
COUNTER-NOTICE: If you receive a notice from Western Digital regarding a possible copyright violation by you and you believe that notice has been improperly submitted against you, you may submit a counter-notice pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(g), to our Copyright Agent. Your counter-notice should include the following:
Please note that if a counter-notice is received by our Copyright Agent, Western Digital may send a copy of the counter-notice, including your contact information, to the original complaining party. If we provide your counter-notice to the complaining party, and we do not receive notice that the complaining party has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the infringing activity, we may replace or cease disabling access to the material that has been taken down. This process can take up to fourteen (14) business days. If we restore access to material taken down pursuant to a notice of alleged copyright infringement, following receipt of a counter-notice, the material may be made available through a link or URL that is different from the one that was used previously to access it.
Western Digital will not be a party to any dispute between any third parties (including you) over alleged copyright infringement and is not required to make an independent review as to the validity of any claim that is the subject of any notice of alleged copyright infringement. Please note that any emails that you send to us relating to claims of copyright infringement may be stored on servers located in the United States.