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- Print our articles for your private use. For example, you may print recipes that you intend to cook – if you have a business that has had an article, you can display it in your store
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- Quote our articles in your blog or website with a link to this website
- Link freely to our website provided that your site contains no offensive material
- Freely review our website
- Share from our social media accounts in the manner prescribed by the social media platform in question (i.e. Retweet, repin, share, etc.)
- Send free e-cards to your friends from this page
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- Claim any of our content (including, but not limited to, articles, graphics, photographs etc.) to be your own
- Reproduce any of our content in any way other than in the list above
- Use any of our content for commercial purposes without written permission describing recompense and attribution in detail
- Download images for any use other than your own personal use as described above. For example, you may not download our images and upload them to your own social media accounts
- Manipulate our images in any way
- Sell our content
- Twitter’s terms of service “You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services.”
- Facebook’s terms of service You(the Facebook user) own “all of the content and information you post on Facebook, and you can control how it is shared through your privacy and application settings.”
- Pinterest and all other social media sites have similar terms and conditions. In short, the owner of images retains the copyright to any images they post/upload.
- Social media platforms’ terms and conditions state that images can be shared by other users of that particular social medium. In addition, some media give you the ability to cross-post to other media (from Facebook to Twitter for example) but this does not alter the original copyright in any way
- Posting images or content to social media does not imply ‘fair use’
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