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ONLY U.S./CANADA BASED ORGANIZATIONS MAY USE OUR CONTENT, AND CONTENT MAY ONLY BE PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH. CONTENT MAY NOT BE USED ON WEBSITES UNLESS THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS ARE MET IN FULL. CONTENT MAY NOT BE USED ON SALES/SERVICES WEBSITES OR PUBLIC RELATIONS/NEWSWIRE/NEWS POSTING, OR WEB MARKETING WEBSITES. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CURRENTLY ACTIVE WEBSITE WITH VISIBLE CONTACT INFO, YOU MAY NOT FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION.
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If article is reproduced verbatim using the copy/paste method, licensee will include the byline found in the HTML version of the archived article (name of the original “source” for the news story).
Applications are subject to review/approval (please allow up to 24 hours during normal U.S. work week). You may not use our content until we expressly send you an e-mail stating your website or subject matter has been approved as acceptable, per the terms and conditions below (IMPORTANT NOTE: not necessary for print publications such as company newsletter sent by U.S. mail, newspaper, broadcast, or similar; the wait for approval applies only to websites).
SCRAPING/CLONING: You may not pull our content and auto-publish via RSS, or using any “scraping” method to pull ALL our content. Normal use would be limited to a specific article, or multiple articles in one topic. Scraping ALL of our content requires a separate agreement (please contact us to discuss; it’s free, we just need to see how/where it will be used!).
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UPDATE: OCT. 1, 2016
As of Oct. 1, 2016, you no longer need to “register” to use our content. Simply use in your print/online publication as long as you’re not selling news distribution services (press release services); if republished verbatim you need to link back to this website and not claim you invented/created the content!
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IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CURRENTLY ACTIVE WEBSITE WITH VISIBLE CONTACT INFO, YOU MAY NOT FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION – ANONYMOUS APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Neotrope/Send2Press will grant a license to use content found linked in news subject categores on freeNewsArticles.com to a licensee for use on any suitable news or publication website, in a printed newsletter, or other communication medium free of any costs with the proviso that the licensee will include a credit line “Copr. © 201 Send2Press®” (or date of origination found in article dateline if newer, such as 2013, etc.) with a valid hyperlink to www.Send2Press.com in any electronic medium. If article is reproduced verbatim using the copy/paste method, licensee should include the byline found in the HTML version of the archived article (usually the name of a company, or a sole person when an opinion piece or book author, etc.). ONLY content linked to from freeNewsArticles.com as expressly shown on the News Categories pages may be utilized by licensee. Trademarks should be acknowledged whenever possible.
Because validity of article content may change over time, licensee agrees to hold Neotrope/Send2Press harmless for any inaccuracies which may be contained in any archived article. Specifically, content is offered for use exclusive of any warranties or fitness for any purpose.
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