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Our Legal Page.

Our legal page

Important! our legal page can change at any minute or hour, and any day of the week. Therefore check it often, it outlines your rights and ours.

Therefore by your continued use of this website you agree to our terms of service and our legal page rules.

AWebsiteGuy is an online service provider (OSP)

AWebsiteGuy.com in this page can be known as, I, we, us, service provider, or our.

We Provide Online services including hosting, web design and template editing.

This legal page clearly outlines that we retain ownership of all domains. Including template design and rights to work we create. We own our work and retain all rights to it, our customers do not own a website that we create. We retain ownership of all domains and rent them yearly as part of a service.

Therefore every customer rents our online servicesOur customers have no liability for websites we create on their behalf. Furthermore and because of that, they have zero access to files or servers other than access to email accounts we provide.

Image Copyright Claim?

Our legal page provides a link for copyright claims, we remove any image that has doubts on it copyright. As well as will also notify the image provider that is distributing the image and pass along your concerns. 

We takes these claims seriously, any claim is treated with the “Drop what we are doing.” highest importance. 

Contact us right away if your image has been used notify us right away. 

We have ZERO desire to use a photo owned by someone. We use 6+ different free image sources that offer a plethora of choices. 

  1. https://pixabay.com/
  2. https://www.pexels.com/
  3. https://stocksnap.io/
  4. https://freephotos.cc/en/
  5. https://freerangestock.com/
  6. https://www.freeimages.com/

So in review, and no offence, but we do not want to use your image, here is why. 

First, we can use better quality images, free from one of our many free image sources. 

Further, the free image providers also have a really great selection with higher resolutions, so your photos are unneeded. 

Finally, most of our editing tools automatically give us selections from these sources. So, if we have used your image we express our apologies, mistakes happen. 

Notify us right away using the button below. We will also make effort to figure out which provider used your image, and notify them as well.

More Info on Copyright Infringement claims

The Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act (OCILLA).  

This is a United States federal law that creates a conditional safe harbor for online service providersThis includes internet service providers ISP and other Internet intermediaries. 

Effectively shielding them for acts of direct copyright infringementAs well as shielding them from potential secondary liability for the infringing acts of others. OCILLA was passed as a part of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). 

It is sometimes referred to as the Safe Harbor provision or as DMCA 512. This is due to it added Section 512 to Title 17 of the United States CodeExempting internet service providers from copyright infringement liability provided they follow certain rules. 

OCILLA attempts to strike a balance between the competing interests of copyright owners and digital users.

Title II: Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act

DMCA Title II, the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act is known as OCILLA. It produces a safe harbor for online service providersIncluding OSPs against copyright infringement liability, provided they meet specific requirements. 

OSPs like us must adhere to and qualify for certain prescribed safe harbor guidelines. Promptly blocking access to alleged infringing material. We remove such material from our systems when we receive notification of an infringement claim

Either from a copyright holder or the copyright holder’s agent. OCILLA also includes a counter notification provision. This offers OSPs a safe harbor from liability, when users claim that the material is not infringing. 

It also facilitates issuing of subpoenas against OSPs to provide their users identity.

Legal Notices

For anyone or thing accessing AWEBSITEGUY.COM including any domains, pages, authored or hosted by us. 

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Our legal page states this, in particular, that we retain full ownership of all our work!

We rent access to our products, creative works and website designs to our customers. Including our domains that we created or secure for our use in website creation. 



  1. Getty Images.
  2. PicScout.
  3. PicRights.com.
  4. AFP Agence France-Presse.
  5. Cyveillance Intelligence Center.
  6. Similarly, any subsidiaries, agents, assigns. 
  7. Anyone with a copyright claim.

You are prohibited from accessing or saving, taking a screenshot, accessing domain info from our servers, SQL or data. 

Including any support files created by us.


You are allowed to use the button below to report an image period.

Access notice for robots of image scrapers.

This access notice is for any website or page authored by AWebsiteGuy. 


  1. Getty Images.
  2. PicScout.
  3. PicRights.com.
  4. AFP (Agence France-Presse).
  5. Cyveillance Intelligence Center.
  6. Including their subsidiaries, agents, or assigns.

You are prohibited from accessing any web server or domain owned by us.

Including permission for any ‘robot or program’ to access this site is explicitly denied. 

Specifically, use of photos, audio, pages, screenshots or printed page of any domain we own by us is prohibited.

Demands for Payment and DCMA Notices


  1. Getty Images.
  2. PicScout.
  3. PicRights.com.
  4. AFP (Agence France-Presse).
  5. Cyveillance Intelligence Center.
  6.  Your subsidiaries, agents, and assigns.
  7.  Anyone with a copyright claim. 

As well as any other image bot or image tool.  More specifically, you or your agents including any bot or program gathering info for your use, and are explicitly prohibited entry. As well as and in addition to using any files, images or video or our work for any reason.  

We are an OPS (online service provider) report an image so we can remove it or LEAVE! Equally important, no image reprint or screenshot of our work is authorized to by any party claiming copyright infringement. 

As well as I shall certainly treat it as a purposeful copyright violation in contrast to this posted notice.


Notice concerning demands for damages originating from

  1. Getty Images
  2. PicScout
  3. PicRights.com
  4. AFP (Agence France-Presse)
  5. Cyveillance Intelligence Center

As well as and including as well as in addition to any subsidiaries, agents, or assigns. Similarly, including any other scanning robot users sending “payment demand notices” prior to DMCA takedown notices.

We regard these groups

  1. Getty Images
  2. PicScout, PicRights.com
  3. AFP (Agence France-Presse) 
  4. Cyveillance Intelligence Center
  5. Likewise any of their subsidiaries, agents
  6. Copyright claims 

As entities engaged attempted trickery, or tomfoolery, therefore and as a result all such payment demands SHALL BE REFUSED. 

Our response concerning threats of legal action received prior to sending DMCA take down notifications. Not only will we refuse to pay the funds you demand. We could choose to counter sue you in federal court instead. As we do reserve the right to counter sue you for breach of our posted terms. 

In other words follow the rules on our legal page. Do not copy or save our pages for any use. As posted here we shall seek liquidated damages, in the amount of $5,000 US per violation of our terms. Our legal page spells out your rights and ours, we reserve the right to update our legal page at anytime. 

Due to this reason, and because we want you to be informed, visit our legal page often.